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Being Present (The Phone Down Challenge)

I get home from work. I’m having a conversation with my wife. She’s been around whiny kids non-stop and hasn’t had a meaningful adult conversation all day. She wants to talk, and talk, and talk (okay, I’m exaggerating a bit, but sometimes any talking is a lot of talking for...

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Life is Dynamic, Adjust Accordingly

There was a short period of time (about 7 months) during my young adult life that was very stressful and challenging. It came while serving as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Southern California. I was learning new things at a rapid pace, and...

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The Proactively Me Challenge

In my previous post titled Why This? Why Now? I introduced the Proactively Me blog as an experiential journey from self-assessment through self-improvement, ultimately leading to self-fulfillment. Allow me to now introduce the Proactively Me Challenge, and how that ongoing challenge fits into this self-improvement endeavor. If the Proactively Me...

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Why This? Why Now?

I’ve always been a bit of a closed book. Sure, I have a tendency to wear my emotions on my sleeve (more about body language in a later post), and that can speak volumes about what I’m thinking and what I’m feeling at any given moment. But when it comes...