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Have you heard of Sonya Fitzpatrick? She calls herself “The Pet Psychic” and has millions of followers on social media, listeners on SiriusXM radio, readers of her books, and suckers…
Twenty Tips for Lively Living   By Dr. Ronald D. S. Ross 1. Clear the cobwebs. Sure you have heartaches, bad experiences, and grief, but so does everyone else. If…
By Ron Ross “Let’s go to the airport!” was a call my brother and I heard often from our father as we grew up because dad loved to fly and…
by Ron Ross Have you ever cancelled your attendance at a social event for some wimpy reason? Do you have few or maybe no friends at all? Do you often…
Twenty Tips for Lively Living By Dr. Ron Ross Tips 1 – 10 were previously printed; here are tips 11 – 20. Be sure to read the special offer at…
Twenty Tips for Lively Living By Dr. Ron Ross The following are ten of the Twenty Tips for Lively Living. Next week the final ten tips! Clear the cobwebs. Sure…
Fail Forward By Dr. Ron Ross You may be stuck in the mud because of some kind of failure. Perhaps you bet the family farm on a business idea and…
Help Someone Else By Dr. Ron Ross When you’re stuck in the mud you are totally focused on your own miserable situation. You pay little attention to the pain or…
Think About What You Think About By Dr. Ron Ross The trip to Santa Monica (California) Beach was supposed to be fun; but for this six-year-old boy from Colorado, it…
Learn the Laws of the Farmer By Dr. Ron Ross Over one hundred years ago my grandfather homesteaded on a quarter section of land near Deer Trail, Colorado. On his…
Make a List of Ten By Dr. Ron Ross Getting something done usually starts with a list. Wives make “honey-do-lists” for their husbands and “to-do” lists are a staple on…
Keep Watch By Dr. Ron Ross The clock on my dashboard said 7:28, my watch said 7:31, and my cell phone said 7:33. I wondered out loud, “Am I going…
Get Rid of Impatience FAST! By Dr. Ron Ross Nearly every serious mistake I have made in my life (and I’ve made many) was the result of my restless desire…
Put Your Best Face Forward By Dr. Ron Ross The first thing people notice about you is your face. Its expression tells others whether you are friend or foe, trustworthy…
Get Better At Something By Dr. Ron Ross A man who worked in a rock quarry for several years one day decided to become an attorney. He talked to his…
Think Possibilities By Dr. Ron Ross Born in Ireland in 1884, child prodigy William Thomson was enrolled in Glasgow University at age ten. He became an accomplished mathematician, astronomer, chemist,…
Avoid Trifling Conversation By Dr. Ron Ross The Ellen DeGeneres show was on the TV when I walked into a waiting room. I had to listen to it because, well,…
Don’t Trust Dumb Luck By Dr. Ron Ross Are you lucky or unlucky? Do good things usually happen to you or are you a constant victim of trials and tribulations?…
Eliminate the Twin Killers of Success Part 2 By Dr. Ron Ross Many worthy goals, promising relationships, and terrific business ideas are ruined by the Twin Killers of Success: Speed…
Eliminate the Twin Killers of Success Part 1 By Dr. Ron Ross Many worthy goals, promising relationships, and terrific business ideas are ruined by the Twin Killers of Success: speed…
Work on List Three By Dr. Ron Ross Everyone keeps three silent lists deep within their heart. The first is a list of the things we’ve done for which we…
Ignore Insults By Dr. Ron Ross There was a day when intelligent people could insult each other with some real class. The story is told that playwright George Bernard Shaw…
Fear Not By Ron Ross Belize is a small country located on the southern border of Mexico. My wife and I went there a few years ago to look at…
Begin Now By Ron Ross The easiest thing you can do if you’re stuck in the mud is to PROCRASTINATE! Do nothing. Just sit there and wallow in the sticky,…
Seven Sources of Self-Confidence By Ron Ross If God himself could give you a report on how much raw untapped talent lies within you, you would be embarrassed to ever…
Live With Purpose By Dr. Ron Ross Who am I and why am I here? Those are the two most important questions you can ask yourself. Question 1: Who am…
A New Series Begins! By Dr. Ron Ross My mother nearly killed me during the summer before I entered the first grade. I really hadn’t done anything terribly wrong except…
Manners of Personality By Ron Ross “An ugly personality destroys a pretty face.” Does that sound true to you? If so, allow me to introduce you to a few ugly…
Manners at the Airport and at 25,000 Feet By Ron Ross “Hi there!” a pretty lady said to me with a big smile, “I’m Julie and I am going to…
Conversational Manners By Ron Ross Good conversations are fun to be a part of – unless someone is rude. Bad manners in conversation will stifle communication and short-circuit camaraderie. Here…
Rude Pets and Rude Pet Owners By Ron Ross My wife used to share her ice cream cone with our dachshund. The neighbor girl wasn’t impressed, however, when he took…
Punctuality By Ron Ross “We will wait a few minutes before we begin our meeting as some folks are still arriving.” I hate it when the guy in charge of…
Manners on the Road By Ron Ross Every road you drive on is filled with cheerful people who are courteous and careful on their commute, right? Wong. You and I,…
Table Manners By Ron Ross When you eat by yourself you may gobble your food like a hungry pig if you want because no one cares. But when you eat…
Impolite Children   By Ron Ross The child sitting down the row from me in a dark movie theater needed to go to the bathroom. As he passed me in…
By Ron Ross Kids are ungrateful because that is how they were raised. At birth, if they were hungry, all they had to do was scream until their mother fed…
Respect the Elderly: Seven simple ways to be polite to your grandparents By Ron Ross Old people always think the children in their town are rude, smart-alecky and have no…
Foul Language By Ron Ross   “Please leave your profanity outside!” was a sign I saw on the door of a local restaurant. Seems to me we shouldn’t need such…
Sagging Trousers and PJs in Public By Ron Ross Trousers worn with the waistbands around the hips so the whole world sees your underpants: bad manners. It is a style…
What to do about a cell phone addict By Ron Ross Rudeness happens when you are with someone who is obsessed with his/her high-tech device such as a cell phone…