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How to remain focused in uncertainties.

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 Haven't we all had our uncertainties in life? Haven't we all had our nail-biting moments? I remember going into surgery in 2019 to correct a malfunctioning tendon in my ring finger.  A condition called, '' Trigger Finger ''. A few minutes before the surgery, I had to sign a liability waiver in case something happens during the operation. It felt as though I was between a rock and a hard place. I couldn't continue with the pain in my hand and I couldn't risk losing my hand should the surgery fail. As I stared at my signature, it felt as though I had just signed my life away. As the doctors carried out the operation all I could feel was fear.  I wanted to get out as quickly as I got into the operating theatre. Mentally, it was an agonizing moment.  The question of what if something goes wrong haunted my mind. I fought as best as I could to remain hopeful. I kept a brave face for the doctors, but inside I was slowly falling apart. The recovery period was a

How to find your talents and utilize them.

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  One of the most heart-wrenching statements I could ever hear an individual utter is, ''I have no talent.'' There is no such thing! Every individual that is living, or has lived upon this earth; was created with at least one talent. I would agree that some talents are easily identified, but this doesn't mean that those whose talents aren't obvious are without one. How can you tell if you have a talent? The first thing that you should know is you are already talented. You were born with your gift(s). If you're one of those whose talents aren't obvious; you have some work to do. Your talent is trapped within you.  Your job is to unearth it, polish it, and serve it. Let's start here: What is it that you do that makes others go, wow? What do you usually do to make yourself feel better when you want to escape the pressures of life? Some people like to draw, paint, write, sing, dance, etc. What is your sense of peace? What do you get the most, well done,

Wake up & live: 100 best morning quotes

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  Our days don't always get off on the right footing. Sometimes as bright and beautiful as the morning is we just can't find the energy to even crawl out of bed. It could be that we're tired, sick,  had a rough night, or just not in the mood. Whatever the case may be. It doesn't always work in our favor. Often when duty calls. We just have to find a way to pull through our day. It's normal to feel miserable at times. I'm not the happiest person on a Monday morning when I have to go to work. There isn't anything wrong with the day itself, but it's just not my favorite workday. There's this myth that Monday is a lazy day. I remember reading something along the line that said,  ''nothing is wrong with Monday, it's your job that sucks''.  In all fairness,  every day is a blessing. Each day provides us with a fresh start and new opportunities. The decision is ours to make good use of every twenty-four hours that we're given. Some d