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When Writing Your Goals, Do What Works for You

From The Encourager Newsletter Issue#002 June 2003. Copyright © 2003 by Don H. Morris. As a personal coach who assists people in defining their vision and purpose in life, I am often asked whether it is better to write down your goals by hand or to use a word processor on the computer The most […]

Mapping Your Social Network

From The Encourager Newsletter Issue#002 June 2003. Copyright © 2003 by Don H. Morris. Create a map of your social network. This exercise is especially helpful for people experiencing special circumstances, such as serious illness, disability, divorce, or job loss. Make a list of all your needs. Break them up into categories that are meaningful […]

Guidelines for Assessing Friendships

From The Encourager Newsletter Issue#002 June 2003. Copyright © 2003 by Don H. Morris. No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. John Donne (1572-1631 CE), Meditation XVII TWO TYPES OF NEEDS Donne was keenly aware that human beings are intimately interconnected. […]

The Dream Squashers vs. the Cage Openers

Feature article of The Encourager Newsletter, Issue #001, June 2002. Copyright © 2002 by Don H. Morris. All Rights Reserved. The Caged Dreams of the Majority The majority of the people on our planet have made no plans for the future. They appear to be content to live from day to day, with little or […]