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Willpower: use it and it grows as you grow.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 10, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Willpower: we use it or it slips away on us.

Willpower relies on energy. Use it wisely. Use it regularly. Drain it. Rebuild it. Strengthen it.

Willpower [and its outcome, self-control]: use it or fail to have it; use it and experience personal growth.

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Thought Tweets | Values: Personal Values

We praise our phones by calling them "smart" then we toss them away, replacing them in their adolescence.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 9, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Our technologies are becoming as fragile as our relationships. 

Puppy Love used to apply to puppies...then it morphed toward hand-holding teenagers...now it has morphed toward hand-touched technologies. 

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Humour | IT & TECH | Thought Tweets

Some never tire of fighting the same battles, using the same weapons, & meeting the same defeats. What peculiar stamina!

by Rick Baker
On Jan 8, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

It seems some people never tire of experiencing the same old problems. What peculiar stamina!

Perhaps most of us appear that way when viewed from others' perspectives. [Attribution Bias]

Perhaps when observed by others most of us appear to obstinately cling to the bad habits that limit our ability to deal successfully with other people?

Perhaps my perceptions of other people's behaviour, as I watch them struggle, are too harsh?

If you assume communication is easy, you’re dreaming alone. If you find communication is easy, you may be dreaming with others.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 7, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Shared dreams and goals, naturally, breed quality communication.

Dreams of a better future help generate a better future.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 6, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

"Past and future are dreams; now is a reality. All things are now; all power, all possibility, all action, is now."

British author/philosopher James Allen said that in 1903. It seems to me Allen's advice is a key to what most people refer to as 'time management'. I mean, if people pay more attention to the present and less attention to agonizing over the past and worrying about the future then they will feel less stressed...and they will feel like they have more time.

On the other hand, we should not be too harsh on dreams - only dreams of a better future generate that future. As 2 examples, Marconi proved this...so did Martin Luther King Jr.

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Abundance | Hero Worship | Thought Tweets | Vision: The Leader's Vivid Vision

People are 'selflings': that's a good rather than a bad thing...so focus on yourself...regularly.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 5, 2019

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

About that suffix 'ling': yes, often pejorative; but, not always.

So, cut other selflings some slack, as they will have to do for you if you are to achieve your desires.

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Attitude: Creating Positive Attitude | Beyond Business | Personalities @ Work | Thought Tweets

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