It starts with recognition and ends with honesty.

Pushover, Doormat, Am I too nice, How to stop being too nice.
Pushover, Doormat, Am I too nice, How to stop being too nice.
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What is nice?


How the sick find peace and happiness amid a health crisis

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COVID, Christmas, Santa, Blessings, Gifts, Presents, Hospital
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How showing appreciation will make you popular and change the standards at work.

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Vibe, culture, standard, work, workplace, appreciation, compliment, karma
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I’m grappling with my writing process, and I just can’t break free. I looked in my past to find the tools to overcome.

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Imprisoned, struggle, slump, resilience, consistent, goals, schedule, support system
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The thousands of people with covid have stories. Here’s how I met Dave.

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COVID 19, Coronavirus, Who gets covid, social distancing
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Certain COVID patients lie in bed, staring at an open coffin leaning against the hospital room wall.

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Covid 19, coronavirus, covid deaths, what does covid feel like
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Having someone who believes in you is enough to get you past the demons of your past.

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Regardless of the size of those first steps, don’t let anyone define or downplay your courage.

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Why is courage important. What is courage. Examples of courage. Types of courage. Courage sentence. How to develop courage.
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Sometimes it is better to give up and renew your purpose.

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When to quit, knowing when to quit, when is it ok to quit, learning when to quit, how do you know when to give up
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When I say it, I’m deathly afraid that tomorrow, you could be a memory.

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Doc Jay, MD

🩺Doctor by trade 📝Writer by habit 💁🏽‍♂️Helper by obsession. Man of 1,000 failures. Self Improvement blog: Thedoctorsorders.info

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