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Fear Chronicles

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

. . .  Stories for a stormy night . . .

I once knew a little boy who learned about fear at age 6 while having a fun conversation with his same-aged best friend. The young lads decided that they wanted nicknames and chose to call themselves by their favorite foods. The one laughed every time he called his friend – grits – and  the other enjoyed calling out – toast – to alert his friend.

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Opinions are not Votes

by  Lawrence J. J. Leonard

George Gallup said it best:
“Polling is merely an instrument for gauging public opinion.
When a president or any other leader pays attention to poll results, he is, in effect,

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What is personal well-being?

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

There exists a “directional causality” how we achieve at work
and how happy we are with our personal well-being.

What is personal well-being?
The way we handle stress.
Do we get mad or look for help?

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The Forest Guardian

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

The Forest Guardian

Once upon a time there was an old woman who lived by a creek.
She loved and collected the many little polished stones that tumbled down stream.
Early one morning there came a peddler who asked if she had anything she wanted to trade.

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