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“Offence” shouldn’t make speech illegal

Gail Forder

Personality trait Vs Past Trauma Response

A personality trait refers to a stable and enduring pattern of behavior, thoughts, and emotions that characterizes an individual. These traits are believed to be relatively consistent across different situations and over time. Examples of personality traits include extraversion, agreeableness,

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Gail Forder

Success by Embracing Change

Change is a big part of being successful. Not only is change good (if you don’t believe me, look at the fashions of the 70s and 80s), but it’s accelerating at an increasingly rapid pace. While it took 75 years for 100 million users to adopt the telephone, it only took

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Gail Forder

Incivility is Contagious

Incivility, though very contagious, is not a mere bug to be overlooked; it is a destructive force that spreads like wildfire through self-righteous anger, infecting even those who lack valid reasons for their discontent. This behavior often arises not from innocence but from willful ignorance.

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Gail Forder

Learned Behavior and Mental Strongholds

Learned behavior and mental strongholds are related concepts but have distinct differences: 1. Definition: Learned behavior refers to actions, responses, or patterns of behavior that are acquired through experience, observation, or instruction. It encompasses a wide range of behaviors that individuals acquire and develop over

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Gail Forder

Personality trait Vs Past Trauma Response

A personality trait refers to a stable and enduring pattern of behavior, thoughts, and emotions that characterizes an individual. These traits are believed to be relatively consistent across different situations and over time. Examples of personality traits include extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to

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Gail Forder

Combat Limiting Beliefs

Combat Limiting Beliefs… Have you ever known what you needed to do, but for some reason, you never could get it done or move past it? You felt stuck and possibly even unsettled.  Maybe you want to reach a certain goal, but it seems like it

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Gail Forder

Signs You’re in an Abusive Church

The Christian church is to be loving and grace-filled, a place people can go to for encouragement and support in their spiritual lives. Unfortunately, instead of love, many have experienced harm; instead of grace, abuse. The prevalence of the #churchtoo movement testifies to this sad reality.

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Gabrielle Beth

How to Be the Most Likeable Person in the Room

“One of the biggest mistakes I still make is caring way too much about what people think of me. People I barely know. When I moved cities I spent the first few moments of every conversation trying my hardest to impress. I’d whip out my best

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Welcome to Fresh Start Readers...

Encouraging the beginning of "a fresh start "

Sometimes a fresh start brings hope… But either way, if we don’t change, we will find ourselves just marking time instead of marching on. In facilitating the process of change for 25 years, I have learned that change requires transformation.  I also learned that transformation starts when we choose to walk the journey being willing to change the way we think.  “Catch that Thought” …as the dawn comes, hope comes.