Richard Dama, LPC, Counseling & Clinical Hypnotherapy

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THE BLOGS ARE BACK!! The Case for a Legacy

THE BLOGS ARE BACK!! The Case for a Legacy

Welcome to my Blog. For those of you returning after the hiatus, welcome back! For those of you who are new to the Blog 3.0, welcome friends, and get ready for some fun, mixed with, hopefully helpful advice and insights.…

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This One’s Straight from the Heart

This One’s Straight from the Heart

Last week I posted that I was in the middle of writing an epic essay that would explain the mystery of Life the Universe and Everything (apologies to Doug Adams.) I spent four days writing, rewriting, editing and writing some…

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Stop and Smell the Pooh

Stop and Smell the Pooh

A classmate from high school posted the following link on Facebook yesterday and I found myself reading and rereading it at least a dozen times. I hope you find the lessons on love, friendship, and loyalty as comforting and inspirational…

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Dare to Fail

Dare to Fail

Failure sucks! Rejection hurts and we often take it as a reflection of our self-worth and potential; how could we not? When you really put yourself out there and try to achieve something and wind up falling on your face,…

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Determination

Determination

Have you ever set a goal for yourself and started out to achieve it full of enthusiasm and determination? Sure, we all have, but I’m willing to wager that in many cases you started to experience push-back from others or…

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Mistakes: Fatal Flaws or Learning Opportunities?

Mistakes: Fatal Flaws or Learning Opportunities?

Mistakes: On Opportunity for Growth Ok, so you made a mistake; welcome to the human race. We all make mistakes; they’re a part of live and learning. The problem really isn’t making mistakes; it’s making the same mistake over and…

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Today’s Quotes: Winston Churchill III

Today’s Quotes: Winston Churchill III

You create your own universe as you go along. – Winston Churchill If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future. -Winston Churchill  Share on Tumblr 

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Todays’ Quotes: The Wit and Wisdom of Winston Churchill

Todays’ Quotes: The Wit and Wisdom of Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill was arguably one of the greatest minds and personalities of the 20th Century. He was a soldier, scholar, author, politician and statesman (yes there is a huge difference), curmudgeon and wit. This week we’re going to spend some time…

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One of the Best Pranks Ever, Especially on Fathers Day

One of the Best Pranks Ever, Especially on Fathers Day

When I was a much younger and single man, and years before I even knew my beautiful bride Susan even existed, I had the well earned reputation of being an accomplished womanizer. In fact one colleague warned another to keep…

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Today’s Quotes: 10/20/13: Adversity

Today’s Quotes: 10/20/13: Adversity

I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. – Jewish Proverb –   Adversity is like a strong wind.  It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves…

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