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Travel is the best education.
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Let’s face it, we live in fearful times. There’s no shortage of headlines alerting us to potential threats to our safety and future. Which is why, when headlines scream loudest, we have to be extra discerning between the fears that are serving us and those that are hurting us (and others).
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Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth. Fear of chopsticks. Fear of sourness. These might sound like made-up fears, but these are very real phobias that cause people absolute terror....
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One by one their questions were answered honestly and we reassured them that we were safe and that there are more good people in the world than bad. But when they went to bed I couldn't help but be angry, my kids had just lost a slither of their childhood innocence.
I pushed myself out of the brown leather chair and hung up the phone. I'd just finished a conversation with the corporate executive of a global chemical company. I'd been invited to make a presentatio...
There is one day in the year 2000 that I remember very clearly; I was jumping around the living room, cheering like I had won the lottery. Well, there was no winning lottery ticket but the Hockeyroos,...