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Seven years ago, my life was in the gutter. But after 15 years of addiction, a near-death experience finally gave me the wakeup call I needed. After several months in detox and treatment, I began reading about personal growth, and one line, in particular, hit me square in the face:

“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” — Thomas Jefferson

Having lost my entire adult life to addiction, mostly through inaction, it felt like I’d nothing to lose by going in the opposite direction…

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Ever been asked to say a few things about yourself? Perhaps you said you’re a good communicator, attentive to details, or a team player. The point being, we all define ourselves in a certain way.

Here’s the paradox, though; It’s not what you say that is an accurate representation of who you are, but rather what you show yourself to be. That’s how people judge you. They respond to the image you project. As such, it’s critical to focus on what you do rather than what you say.

If you want to sell yourself…

Министерство здравоохранения Армении объявило, что в войне в Карабахе с армянской стороны погибло более 2,3 тыс. военных. Это почти на тысячу больше убитых, чем к настоящему времени признало министерство обороны. В Ереване в субботу вечером прошло многотысячное шествие памяти жертв войны.

Армянский минздрав сделал заявление о числе погибших в ответ на слова известного оппозиционера Микаэла Минасяна, который обвинил власти страны в намеренном сокрытии информации о числе убитых. По его утверждениям, на самом деле на войне погибли около 4,7 тыс. военных.


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