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Getting It Off Your Chest – When is It Time to Own Up?

February 5, 2023

Is a problem shared really a problem halved . . . and does using people to vent emotions really bring freedom from the harmful effect of negative feelings? It can be quite liberating to share our problems . . . to get things off our chest. The subsequent release of emotional energy can be beneficial . . . but…

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This is the Forgiveness Experience — Delivered From Evil

October 31, 2022

If there is evil in this world, wouldn’t you want to be led away from it? Are you being led away from evil now?  If you’re awake then you are . . . and you also know forgiveness.  How so? There is something called consciousness. And it places us into an extraordinary dimension of being that is separated from the thinking…

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#023 Nancy’s Nightmare

June 24, 2021

Schwarzhoff · #023 Nancy’s Nightmare Listen on: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Soundcloud Download This Episode June 24, 2021 You can endure any unpleasant, irritating assault or event. . . as long as you can still step back see your reaction to it. Dan and Dan Jr. discuss an event that happened to Nancy, the difference between conscience…


Decision Making for Cool Cats

March 24, 2021

When I was a little boy a teacher once complained to my mother that I was “too nonchalant.” My mother was indifferent about that, but my attitude drove this teacher buggy. This one would try whatever she could to upset me. But no matter how hard she tried, she just could not get under my…


You Can’t ‘Get’ Angry… If You Already ‘Are’

September 6, 2020

In Boston, a number of years ago, a woman who had come to hear me give a talk on resentment came running up to the stage beforehand to speak with me. She brought my attention to a long-deceased but still a popular 12-Step Fellowship member who had written a book titled You Can’t Make Me…


Have You Forgiven Your Parents? Probably Not

October 1, 2018

Dead or alive, lovable or despicable, if a parent can still make you angry, then you have not forgiven them. Until you can look to see how you’ve hated your parents in the past and allow forgiveness to enter, meaning to stop hating your parents in the present, and remain unstirred, then you cannot live long or…


It’s Up to Us to Break the Chain of Negativity

May 16, 2018

Face it. Amidst the beauty and wonder of our human existence, the world is often wrong. The stream of life is cluttered with flotsam and jetsam containing dangerous debris. Navigating its currents can at times seem an impossibly titanic voyage. But it isn’t. Once you know the secret of how to meet the pressures of the world…


We Aren’t Meant to Judge

May 15, 2018

We aren’t supposed to live with anger inside us, pushing us to do and say things we don’t want to do or say. We’re supposed to overcome the lash of resentful, negative energy and then never die from it. The problem is we aren’t being shown how. Parents are failing. The religions are failing. Self-reliance seems the…


Who Pisses You Off?

April 17, 2018

Once you know the secret to handling the annoying people around you, even the irritating personalities in media, politics and industry, you’ll find peace within. You will find the strength to stand up to bullies and tyrants with grace or to properly stand down to those who deserve your respect. You’ll know the difference. Until, then, when…


How to Live Forever

April 1, 2018

King Solomon, the author of Proverbs, wrote that, “Iron sharpens iron; so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.” In English, countenance used as a verb means to tolerate, as in, “You should not have countenanced his rudeness.” Here, it connotes an endorsement so as to encourage someone to do something. The shortcomings of others will…






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