Susan L. Farrell, Author

Category: Self-Empowerment

Self-Empowerment

Information, Misinformation, and Disinformation

Did you know that there is a difference between misinformation and disinformation? I didn’t until relatively recently. These are the definitions according to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary: Information:               1) Knowledge

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Self-Empowerment

Stop Studying and Start Doing

If someone would pay me, I could easily be a professional student.  I have always loved school. I think this is mostly because I love to learn.  Even now, I

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Self-Empowerment

Study for A’s?

I still remember something a high school teacher told my class many years ago.  (I wish I could remember his name.)  He said that if we study for A’s, we

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Self-Empowerment

Resolutions or Goals?

I’m not a resolutions person. It seems that too often I make a resolution at the beginning of the year to do something big, set it aside, and never look

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Self-Empowerment

The Success We Think We Deserve

Have you seen the movie The Perks of Being a Wallflower? There was a line in the movie that still resonates with me: “We accept the love we think we

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Self-Empowerment

Use It or Lose It

“Use it or lose it.”  I am not sure where this phrase originated, or in what capacity.  It can apply to all aspects of our lives, however. From a physical

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Self-Empowerment

Overly Cautious? Overconfident?

Recently my husband (Rick) and I visited my brother (Jim) who lives in Kentucky. Jim arranged for us to go on a trail ride at the farm where he stables

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Self-Empowerment

Circuses and Monkeys

The phrase “Not my circus, not my monkeys” is one that has helped me to keep things in perspective. There is truth to this statement. I have a tendency to

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