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Tips for dealing with disappointment


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Recently I asked the subscribers of my weekly email, Destroying the BS, to give me their advice on coping with disappointment.   A big “thank you!” goes out to everyone who shared their suggestions with me and allowed me to share them with you....

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Forgiveness & Letting Go Of The Past


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It’s been said that forgiveness is a gift you give to yourself.     If I’m not able to forgive (myself and/or others) and let go of the past, I wind up like Bill Murray’s character in the movie Groundhog Day. In the movie, he gets stuck in some sort of...

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Be The Person You’re Supposed To Be


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I’d like to share something I wrote for my kids.  But first you need to know something about them. I love my kids. I know… all parents are supposed to say that, but there’s an extra reason I love my kids as much as I do.  You see, I didn’t think I’d ever have...

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Dying Makes Living Even Sweeter


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It’s the last day of summer vacation. You’re at the amusement park. It’s about to close. Your next ride will be the last ride of the summer. How you choose that ride says a lot about how you live your life.

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Wisdom from an 8 year-old genius


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My eight year-old daughter is easily the most resilient person I know. Not much gets her truly upset, and when something does, she bounces back very quickly. Last week I asked her about this. Her answer was so simple, yet so profound.

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How do you define success?


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How do you define success?
How do you define happiness?
If you haven’t defined success and happiness, how do you expect to achieve them?

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The one thing to carry in your wallet to keep you from dying


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What is the one thing to carry in your wallet to keep you from dying?

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You’re Never Too Old To Choose The Life You Want


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Don’t try to tell me that it’s too late in the game for you to reinvent yourself.

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No Unsung Songs


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Perhaps you have music in you. Have you always wanted to write a book? Or a screenplay? Paint a paining? Or create a killer new App? Don’t miss your chance to contribute to the world!

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10 Minute Conversation – Lifetime of Lessons


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A fantastic spontaneous 10-minute conversation with a lovely older couple taught me a lifetime of lessons! Everything from awkwardness and how to get someone to invite you to stare at their chest, to… well – the most important thing you can have in life!

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Welcome!

My name is Patrick Mathieu and I'm a speaker, author and coach. I developed The Power of Mortality™ and I've been featured in a full-length documentary film and appeared on numerous television and radio programs, including an hour-long interview with Dr. Oz on Oprah & Friends where we discussed my first book and my Mortality Manifesto.

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