Feather-PenBlog

We’ve all heard the saying, “Some people are their own worst enemy.” This may apply to many people in regards to areas of productivity, (or lack thereof.) Many seem to get easily sidetracked from even the simplest tasks these days. We have many things to distract us, and many fall prey to these distractions. The […]

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Many of us plan for the future. This is especially true for this time of year, as we planned to begin so many new projects & resolutions for the new year. While it is very important to plan for the future, it is equally important, perhaps even more so to live in the present. By […]

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The unwillingness of many to eliminate harmful vices, habits, & crutches in their lives often perplexes me. You can flat out ask them, “Are you aware that this habit that you have is harmful to you? Are you aware that this habit that you have is creating an obstacle, deterring you from making the change […]

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Socrates once said, “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” He was one hundred percent correct in his assertion. Caught in behavioral patterns, it seems that humans often lose sight of this. Some fall into the trap of either thinking that […]

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Benjamin Franklin once said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” In order to be successful at anything in life, one must prepare. It’s a necessity for academics, sports, business, family, spiritual needs & reflection, projects, retirement, disasters, military campaigns, adventures, exploration, vacations, survival, & yes, even eating…especially eating!!! The idea that I […]

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Summer is a time for letting go of some of the time-constraints that weigh us down throughout the rest of the year. The pace of Summer is less intense, and more relaxed. It is a time to let go, have fun, & recharge from the daily, non-stop pace of the rest of the year. It […]

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All human beings form habits, some positive, some negative. That’s the behavioral biology of our being. We also have two other parts of our being, the soul, & rationale. The soul, if allowed to, can connect God’s will with our individual actions. Rationale, if applied, can direct our actions through rational thinking and problem solving. […]

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It is a state of mind. It is a place within that few roads lead to. It’s most easily found with guidance and coaching. It is a personal journey on which we find out our true nature, and whether or not we quit when the going gets tough, or persevere onward and upward. It is […]

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One thing that I strive to do for you is to create appetizing meals that coincide with my Remedy Recipes format. I’ve traveled to some amazing places; Rome, Paris, Lucerne, the small towns & villages of Sicily, among other places, where the legendary cuisine emerges from the creative depths of the soul. Some may say […]

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“Do not make excuses! Ever!” ~ John M. Di Fazio II, Remedy Recipes I’ve been saying this phrase for a long, long time, and I will go on saying it for a long, long time. I understand human nature. I understand that life has bumps in the road. I understand that life is busy. I […]

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