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Jeff Kayser

Silence of a Critic, part 2

Acknowledge that there are reasons for criticism, in fact too many to list. For starters, don’t give others a reason to criticize you. When I started writing fictional works, I was excited by the creativity of it all. So much freedom to do whatever I wanted to in […]

Silence of a Critic, part 1

When I worked in the construction industry, one of my first projects was a building renovation. I was given instructions and then a sledgehammer. I beat the mess out of that place. I was eighteen years old at the time, and I thought to myself, people get paid […]

Isolated but not Alone

I’ve been reading some blog posts from others and over the past two months, for obvious reasons, there has been an increase in anxiety. At the present time, anxiety can thrive because most people are practicing some form of social distancing. It might be worse for the ones […]

Goals Really Work, part 3

Numerous times in the past there have been speeches given and books written on the effectiveness of setting goals. Countless successful people have come before us and shown us how powerful they can be. I personally observed how effective the exercise of goal setting has been and witnessed […]

Am I your Mirror?

Whenever we are interacting with others, how they treat us greatly impacts the way we treat them and vice versa. Not always, but for this reason people often resemble mirrors. I don’t think we try to be that way. But how we are treated greatly influences our behavior, […]

Trust Me

Don’t you hate hearing those words? It really depends on who is saying them and whether you believe them or not. If you don’t know me, the first thoughts you probably had were, yeah right! Who does this guy think he is? Why on earth would I trust […]