And then what?

If you do not know how to ask the right question, you discover nothing. William Edwards Deming 1900 – 1993 Throughout our school years, we were conditioned to answer questions asked in class and on exams. We became accustomed to thinking that the key to success is having the right answers. But if you take a close look at the most successful people in life, you’ll find that their strength is not in having the right answers, but in asking the right questions. I’d like to give you a great question that will help you in all aspects of life: …
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Snakes, wasps and mosquitoes

A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies. Oscar Wilde 1854 – 1900 If I asked you whether you’d prefer to be in a room with a snake, a wasp or a mosquito, which would you choose? If you’re like most people, you don’t want to be anywhere near a snake, and wasps would likely come in second. You’d probably say, “Bring on the mosquito; it’s easy to swat.” We know snakes can be deadly. Wasps can be deadly too, if you’re allergic to them — and even if you aren’t, their bites can be pretty painful. …
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Would you rather be obese or blind?

Circumstances are beyond human control, but our conduct is in our own power. Benjamin Disraeli 1804 – 1881 I admit, I’ve never had a serious weight problem. While I carry a few extra pounds around the middle, I’ve never struggled with controlling my weight. But I realize that not everyone is so fortunate. Our nation has been given a lot of incorrect information about the foods we should eat, and most restaurants and packaged food manufacturers are more concerned with making sales than with safeguarding our health. A few years ago, Dr. Colleen Rand, an obesity researcher at the University …
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