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You can’t go back

There’s a very destructive game which far too many people spread throughout this great, big world of ours, play far too regularly, which is most destructive to their “psyche” and

I can’t stand phonies

The word “phony” as it is used in the context of this particular article is I guess a slang word which actually means hypocrite. So, when you say that someone

Don’t forget to thank them

I’m quite sure that we all have a whole lot of people who assist us in many ways to become and remain successful. Now it is my contention that it’s

Wake up!

I forget right this moment who said “cccording to what we should be, we’re only half awake.” Yes indeed that is so true. Now some may query, “how could that

Be compassionate

I honestly believe that compassion is an extremely important quality to a person as we travel this journey through life, doing our very best to finally reach success city. However,

Be flexible

The message contained in the title of today’s article is indeed most important, yes, it is. But D. Paul why is it so important, why do I need to be

Birds of a feather

As most of my valued readers will know today’s title birds of a feather is just the first part of a well-known saying and here it is in full -

Do you have a conscience?

Now the question posed by the title of today’s article is indeed a most provocative and important one for every single person in my reading audience to answer with complete

The only risk is in not taking one

I heard someone on television utter the phrase which is the very important title of this particular article ‘The Only Risk Is In Not Taking One’ …. Oh how absolutely

‘Chapter Two’ is a bit obscured by the giant shadow of ‘It’

 “It Chapter Two” (Rated C) Cast: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Jay Ryan, Bill Skarsgard Genre: Horror/Thriller Dwight’s Rating: Never as good as the first time! That’s absolutely true of some – but certainly

You’ll long for ‘Yesterday’ to be better

“Yesterday” (U.S. Rated – PG-13) Cast: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran, Kate McKinnon Genre: Fantasy/Comedy Dwight’s Rating: Over the past decade, it feels as though the vast majority of films have fit into

‘Good Boys’ – a live action ‘South Park’?

“Good Boys” (Rated C) Cast: Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams, Brady Noon, Molly Gordon Genre: Comedy Dwight’s Rating: Grimacing face emoji! You know the one – the cringing face, with the open eyes and the

‘Hobbs & Shaw’ finally puts the fun and funny in ‘Fast & Furious’

“Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” (Rated C) Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby Genre: Action/Adventure Dwight’s Rating: This is why Tyrese was so worried! You’ve probably heard about “the beef”

Tarantino’s latest film is fantastic – until the far out end

“Once Upon A Time in Hollywood” (Rated C) Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie Genre: Comedy/Drama Dwight’s Rating: It’s important to not beat around the bush here, and to state this upfront: Quentin Tarantino’s

‘The Lion King’ is a stunning achievement in animation let down by some dissenting voices

“The Lion King” (Rated A) Cast: Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Earl Jones, John Oliver, Beyoncé Genre: Animated Adventure Dwight’s rating: Maybe I was a little too old. But the original “The Lion King”

Something, anything to watch in between this year’s torrent of Disney blockbusters

“Shaft” (Rated C/ U.S.- Rated R) Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Jessie Usher, Richard Roundtree, Regina Hall Genre: Action Comedy Dwight’s Rating: Yes, I know! “Shaft” (2019) was released weeks ago – June 14 to be

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ is a very likable and enjoyable picture

“Spider-Man: Far From Home” (Rated T) Cast: Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya Genre: Fantasy/ Sci-Fi Dwight’s Rating: Regular readers of this column will recognize I have a love-hate relationship with comic

Two great ways to escape the heat and the blackouts (if the theater lights stay on!)

What are the odds? Very, very good in New Providence! This past week, while watching “Toy Story 4” and again while in a showing for “Booksmart”, the power went off. These were

Create better habits

Who are you doing it for? Is this an act of self-gratification, self-fulfillment, self-upliftment, or is this an act to please the people around you? We have to make sure that

The difference between a challenge and a lifestyle change  

You’ve been doing exceedingly well for the last few weeks, and everything’s going as planned. You’ve adjusted your eating, your workouts are consistent, and you’re motivating the people around you

Let’s talk about health

Is the discussion of health and wellness in this country taboo? It seems as if we are adamant on discussing and taking other aspects of our lives seriously, but when

The festive season is about to commence, stay the course

It’s that time of year again – and it starts with the Thanksgiving soirées at the office, then it trickles on to the elaborate Thanksgiving spreads at friends and family’s

Stop the self-sabotage

It’s time to start the action after the discussion. There’s an adage, that we do a whole lot of talking and not a lot of action. I’ve found this to

Time to put the excuses aside

Why aren’t you taking your health seriously? On a daily basis, people make the wrong food choices for a number of reasons - whether it’s lack of time, not knowing

In one week, you can change the very outcome of your long-term health

What’s possible in a week? If you dedicate seven days to the achievement of one goal, how ambitious could you make this goal? I’ve addressed the importance of time and how

Break out of your comfort zone

Is your comfort zone forcing you to stay stagnant? I’ve been a fitness professional for over nine years and a part of the impressive degrees of people’s progression for a lengthy

Focus on realistic goals and approaches

Let’s do a test – close your eyes and repeat “no” to yourself for 30 seconds. What type of feeling do you have now? Chances are you’re tense and unmotivated. But