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Depression

Depression Posts Speech - Eyes on the Situation Seven-minute speech on my story. If you check out one link, click this one. The Long Story Twenty-plus minute read with more gory details than the speech. 5 Power Ups to Battle…

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Jimmy the Giant Speech

  • March 22, 2014

Processed food… One by one the conveyor belt pushes another package of potato chips, Tastykakes, and TV dinners forward.  One by one America gets bigger, burgeoning with bloat and belches.  That’s the thought process running through my head at the…

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Codifying Altruism into Your Relationships

  • December 29, 2012

Speech Last week I gave Speech #10 from the Toastmasters Competent Communicator (CC) manual.  The objectives of Speech #10 are lofty: To inspire the audience by appealing to noble motives and challenging the audience to achieve a higher level of…

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Speech – Get Healthy: Eat More Fruit, Vegetables, and Fat

  • August 22, 2012

Today, I gave Speech 8 from the Toastmasters Competent Communicator manual.  This speech is based on some recent posts from this site, but includes visual aids.  The speech ties together the concepts of eating carbohydrates requiring insulin leading to additional…

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Spontaneity

  • May 19, 2012

Excitement ... Unplanned vivacity ... A rush of blood to the head ... Be out of step ... Missed opportunity ... Boredom ... The top three lines above (Excitement...) describe what most people would consider attributes of spontaneous behavior...or Coldplay.…

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