Host a Saturday Salon!

Jan 28

Host a Saturday Salon!

Tired of politics as usual? Take a look in the mirror. Do you only hang out with people who agree with you? Who have the same political opinions? Who go to the same church?Break out of your rut – host a Saturday Salon! They’re easy, fun, popular, and FREE! Check out the FAQs page for a quick tutorial.There’s never been a greater need or a better...

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New Year’s Resolutions

Jan 05

New Year’s Resolutions

DO YOU MAKE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS? Set goals? Write mission statements? Create visualization boards? What works for you? I like the Steven Covey Roles & Goals time and resource management approach, but I’ve also cut pics from magazines and glued them onto poster board for inspiration. I think it reflects my dual nature: linear and logical mixed with...

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Getting Old?

Dec 15

Getting Old?

AREN’T WE ALL, but as they say, it beats the alternative. If we’re lucky, all our parts will wear out at the same time, and we’ll die peacefully in our sleep somewhere in our 90s. I know of no one who has accomplished this feat, however, so I’ve been thinking lately about what will give our lives meaning when we can no longer live, work, and...

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Take Action

Dec 02

Take Action

WHAT ARE YOU DOING about whatever it is you think is wrong with the world? Is it enough to simply express outrage at the state of _________ (fill in the blank), or are you obligated to do something about it? It seems we have three choices. Let’s say political corruption or partisan divide and deadlock is your pet peeve. You hate it, you call your spouse over to...

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Honoring Veteran Tomas Young

Nov 11

Honoring Veteran Tomas Young

Iraq war veteran Tomas Young just died. Before he died, he made this video. Show it at your next Saturday Salon to get right to the heart of why we go to war, how to honor veterans without glorifying war, and how to use our voice and vote to prevent all the useless and horrific damage war inflicts. Possible Talking Stick Starters: Can you be a patriot and still be...

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The Lunch Date

Nov 05

The Lunch Date

WATCH THIS 10-minute FILM at your next Saturday Salon instead of pulling a question from the hat. Then ask the simple question “What was this film about?” ¬†You will be so surprised at the variety of answers you will get! Great way to learn something about yourself and others. Perception is everything! Things are not as obvious as we think they...

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