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Optimism in Challenging Times

All of your experiences and learning can be applied, for the highest good, for what is coming in your life

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The Global Biodiversity Assessment was published in 1992 as part of the United Nations Environment Program. At that time, 4,000 viruses had been detected and identified, out of a total estimated population of 400,000 viruses. Since then, scientists and researchers have become more adept at identifying and detecting viruses.

Dr. Vincent Racaniello, PhD, is a professor in microbiology and immunology at Columbia University ‘s College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is a co-author of a textbook on virology, Principles of Virology.

Based on his studies, 320,000+ different viruses currently infect mammals, and that does not count other viruses that affect other vertebrates species. In all, the professor concludes that there are tens of millions of viruses in the world; a figure so large, it is unknowable.

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One year from today, and for decades thereafter, despite the breakthroughs in treating Covid-19, virus-related issues and concerns could possibly linger. Against this backdrop, optimism for oneself, for one’s family and friends, and indeed, for humanity, might be challenging.

Optimism at At Any Age

In this time of uncertainty, is maintaining an optimistic outlook warranted or even possible? Yes. Research reveals that some people are apparently born optimistic; some individuals naturally exude optimism, often to the utter bewilderment of others.

Although it seems as if prevailing circumstances dictate how we will act and how we will feel, probing slightly deeper shows that that can be a false cause-effect relationship.

Suppose you’ve passed a certain age and are thinking, “I have this big dream, but I’m too old,” take heart. If you’re in your thirties, forties, or fifties, mile-high goal achievement could still be in store for you – even if you’re past 60, 70, or 80! Why do I make such a statement?

The insurance actuaries indicate that human longevity is increasing. Chances are good that you’re going to live longer than you think you will. There’s no telling what you’re capable of two, three, or four decades hence.

The legendary artist, Grandma Moses, became famous in her seventies and eighties and still was creating notable works of art past age one hundred. Some day soon, an eighty year old will be elected president of the United States.

And, for My Second Career…

In Age Wave, Dr. Ken Dychtwald explains how it’s likely that you’ll have several careers within a lifetime, some totally unrelated to each other. After all, if you graduate college at age 22, you can work for 15 or 17 years as an accountant, not even hit your forties, work 25 years in another industry, and even receive your pension, and still work another 12 to 15 in another profession and only be in your 70’s!

As average life spans extend beyond 80 and 90, and the health and well-being of the typical professional continues to an advanced age, it’s not unrealistic to assume that you might achieve a spectacular goal in an arena of your life that is not even in consciousness for you at this moment.

The Seeds Have Been Planted

Many people believe that the seeds of what you might be doing twenty, thirty, and forty years from now are already in formation, if only at the cellular level! When I took the course Technologies for Creating, designed by Robert Fritz, author of The Path of Least Resistance, I encountered one of the most powerful affirmations of my life to this point.

Imagine, Fritz encourages, that everything that you’ve ever done is preparation for what’s coming next…

All the successes, all the failures, all the things that went well, all the things that went up in flames, and all of your experiences and learning to be applied for the highest good for what is coming in your life.

With that perspective, you’ve incurred no down time – no wasted jobs, wasted years, or wasted efforts. Your life has been a laboratory of sorts, helping you to prepare for some grand good the likes of which might still not be clear to you.

Transcending Yourself

As the philosophers say, the pattern of the universe (or, more specifically for your purposes, the pattern of your life) is right there, visible in everything you do. You have only to recognize how to work with your strengths and limitations, aptitudes and blind spots so as to transcend yourself.

Rather than living life as if looking through a rear view mirror, you boldly go where you’ve never gone before and eventually set and reach goals that in an earlier time might have seemed beyond your essence, yet on some level, perhaps were within you all along.

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Jeff Davidson is the world's only holder of the title "The Work-Life Balance Expert®" as awarded by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He is the premier thought leader on work-life balance, integration, and harmony. Jeff speaks to organizations that seek to enhance their overall productivity by improving the effectiveness of their people. He is the author of Breathing Space, Simpler Living, Dial it Down, and Everyday Project Management. Visit www.BreathingSpace.com for more information on Jeff's keynote speeches and seminars, including: Managing the Pace with Grace® * Achieving Work-Life Balance™ * Managing Information and Communication Overload®



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What to Say Instead of “I Told You So!”

I’m not going to say “I told you so.”

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I’m not going to say “I told you so.”

I won’t say, “We told you so,” or “conservatives told you so,” or “Donald Trump told you so,” because I don’t want to rub it in. That isn’t the intention here.
No, what I want to say is, “Will you kindly listen up now that all the proof shows that Anthony Fauci is a proven liar who led our entire country astray?”

In fact, you could modify the old liberal chant: Fauci lied and people died.

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100 years from now Anthony Fauci’s name will be synonymous with Benedict Arnold. “Fauci” will also be a verb meaning, “To lie and deceive in the worst way.”

New emails show that Fauci knew that masks are ineffective.

New emails show that he knew it came from China.

New emails show that he knew the US was funding “gain of function” research in Wuhan, funded through a subsidiary.

Fauci recently perjured himself while being questioned under oath by Senator Rand Paul.

And while he was lying to us, basking in the glory as his newfound role as savior of the American people, taking a page from the Andrew Cuomo playbook, he wrote a book about how amazing he is!

So, we conservatives have been right every step of the way. The left blasted us, mocked us, ridiculed us, turned our gullible friends against us. We were told that we were like drunk drivers without our masks, wantonly killing old people.

Worse, people died because of his lies.

We are the greatest country on earth. Not perfect, of course, but always the leader of the free world who the rest of the world looks to for leadership.

Anthony Fauci, the Democratic party, and their shills in the mainstream media lied to you in the most egregious way and for one sole reason: To con you into hating Trump and electing an old man with dementia.

And their destruction of the US continues: Soaring gas prices, trouble with the economy, trillions of dollars in new debt, hundreds of thousands of illegals let into the country, jobs killed, saber rattling with Russia and on and on and on.

We also now know from the new emails that Joe Biden WAS meeting with his son Hunter’s business associates from other countries while he was the sitting Vice-President. He is in fact in bed with the Chinese Communist Party. Biden lied to you repeatedly about that and it is proven now.

My friends, we are in a perilous time when Americans are unable to trust their politicians and the media. Many people are hurt and embarrassed that they were conned. Most will probably never admit it. I just hope they take notice and refuse to be duped again in the future by the totalitarian left that seeks to radically transform our country into a socialist dystopia.

Now we will just wait for the other shoe to drop: audits from states that will clearly show they were lying to you about something else: The shenanigans around the 2020 election. Give it sixty days at most and the country will be shocked at what is found.

It is time to stop believing Democrats. They were wrong at every turn over the last year, and frankly, they knew they were wrong but used it to manipulate you anyway.

It is time to start listening to conservatives. We are not swayed by emotions. We are the true “party of science,” as is now known from the released emails.

We need to right this ship, and soon.

Instead of saying, “I told you so,” say, “Please just don’t make the same mistake again.”

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Two Men Who Can Put an End to the Idea of Covid Vaccine Passports

Many people are terribly concerned about the idea of governments around the world rolling out a Covid vaccine passport

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Many people are terribly concerned about the idea of governments around the world rolling out a Covid vaccine passport, and the idea that you would be required to have one. Of course there are many concerns, including tracking of people, and privacy issues. But there are two men right now who can put an end to this, especially if they have the support of their legislators. PolitiCrossing founder Chris Widener shares a quick video on who these two men are exactly what they could do that would put the pressure on the airlines in the cruising industry and virtually end the proposal of vaccine passports. Check it out here:

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The Daily Mail is Reporting:

The Daily Mail article says:

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