Yearly Archives: 2008

posticon Born To Worry by John Cali

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Do you worry a lot? Many people do, especially in the ever-changing, challenging climate of our planet today.

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The list of things we worry about is huge: disease, war, relationships, fuel prices, food prices, the economy, terrorism, our families, our jobs, our bodies, what people think of us. The dreary litany could go on forever.

The mass consciousness encourages us to worry because it believes life sucks, and then we die.

Many of you know Emmanuel, the wonderful spirit guide channeled by Pat Rodegast.… Read more

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posticon A Laughing Matter by John Cali

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As anyone who’s raised a child or been around children knows, kids laugh a lot. Far more than adults.

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A statistic I saw recently said adults laugh an average of 15 times a day. Children laugh 400 times a day. That’s not a typo — kids laugh four hundred times a day! Life is still fun for them.

It’s been a long time since I’ve been around little children. But a recent letter from a dear friend of many years back in Virginia reminded me of the days when my son was growing up.… Read more

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A Gallup poll I recently read about said 2 out of 3 Americans suffer from low self-esteem. That’s almost a whopping 70 percent of the population!

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I’d guess the numbers are about the same for most other countries, though I don’t know for sure.

Other interesting facts about self-esteem:

Self-esteem expert and best-selling author Jack Canfield says the average child hears 432 negative statements every day, but only 32 positive statements.

The California Task Force for Personal and Social Responsibility has this to say:

About 80 percent of humans suffer psychological damage from words.… Read more