Looking Beyond Blog


Eric J. Barr writes...

Eric J. Barr writes...

Looking Beyond Retirement I retired December 31, 2017 and it wasn’t entirely voluntary. I had been one of the lucky ones – I enjoyed my career. My place of work was where I developed a social life, self-actualized and was rewarded financially. It was where I contributed to the success of others.…

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Jalpa Dhaduk writes...

Jalpa Dhaduk writes...

Looking Beyond Forgiveness For me, 2017 was the year I was supposed to forgive those who I felt wronged by. Those dark feelings felt like extra weight I was carrying around, that was no longer mine to carry. It was time to off load. I practiced mantras, visualization, meditation, and many others methods…

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Maureen Magauran M.D. writes...

Maureen Magauran M.D. writes...

Looking Beyond Life and Death Looking beyond… is something I’ve done more of in the last year than I have in my whole life. As a psychiatrist I have spent many years consoling others in their difficult experiences, but nothing prepared me for my own unforeseen loss. On December 29th, 2016 my youngest…

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Reese Evans writes...

Reese Evans writes...

Defining Your YES In Life by Looking Beyond Your Circumstances.   Do you ever look at people who inspire you, and wonder “How did they do that?” Whether it’s a successful CEO on the cover of FORBES magazine, or a rags-to-riches story of a small-town girl going from in-debt to millionaire- it…

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Gina Lambert writes...

Gina Lambert writes...

Looking Beyond Fear to The Good Stuff   I spent more time than I care to count living in my past and being afraid of my future. This made me so miserable because I was living in constant fear what was coming. Things I had NO control over. It was that need for control that was sucking all the living…

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Krystle Cobran, Esq writes...

Krystle Cobran, Esq writes...

The rejected invitation   There is nothing like the pain of being discarded. It doesn’t have to be dramatic. Most dismissals happen in everyday moments of life. Like going to the grocery store. I’ve been having difficulties at the grocery store recently. Things started ramping up in 2016. I’d…

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Margaret Olatunbosun writes...

Margaret Olatunbosun writes...

Looking beyond the need to hustle to become more The first thought that came to mind when we rung in the new year was that I had failed myself and mentors because I didn’t become the things I promised I would become. I didn’t break into huge national publications. I didn’t become financially independent;…

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Aleksandra Grzybek writes...

Aleksandra Grzybek writes...

I Run Because I Can I have never been into running, really. I was getting a stitch after a few hundred meters and I found it boring anyway. Then, back in 2013 I decided to give it another try. During my third run I had completed a 10k, which was quite impressive. I must stress here that I was not a…

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