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Dance and Tell

By: Patrick  Shaffer For as long as I can recall, dancing has made me extremely uncomfortable.  Don’t get me wrong, I love music of all types, when singing in my truck I have been called, ‘the songbird of my generation.’  I am not sure if fear, perception, or inexperience inhibits me, but I was presented with an impromptu opportunity to further explore.  Ron Armstrong and Heather Hayward made their way to Colorado for a visit, and after hearing them describe their vision of Dance and Tell, I felt obligated to share my vulnerability. As a man in recovery, I have learned to thrive in uncomfortable situations; to walk through them with support of others around me.  Ron detailed how perfect he can be in a professional environment, yet, struggle in raw self-expression and dance, I relate. I thought, “shoot, this is one of those times I have to speak up.” …

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5 Reasons Why Keeping Commitments will make you a better person overall

5 Reasons Why Keeping Commitments will make you a better person overall By Nicole Graham You wake up 20 minutes after your alarm has gone off. You rush to the shower, frantically brush your teeth, speed to work and still walk through the doors 10 minutes late. You’ve been living this routine for as long as you can remember, and you know it needs to stop. At some point during the year, many of us take time to reflect on what we could do better. Maybe we could keep better track of our finances or stop binging on Netflix until 4 am. We get all geared up to make a change, but then the thrill wears off. Before you know it, the commitment you made to yourself a mere three months earlier becomes a distant memory. If you can’t keep your commitments to yourself, how will you keep the lunch dates, promises and agreements you have…

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