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Someone Sane: Ingrid Loyau-Kennett

In the mad and vicious attack on 25 year old, Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich, south London, sanity appeared on the number 53 bus. It was in the form of Ingrid Loyau-Kennett. She had been a Brownie (Cub Scout) leader

Posted in Behaviors, Certainty, Commitment, Crime, Inspiration, Military, Strength, Taking personal control, Terrorism, Women

Man with Blood on his Hands Speaks on Camera in London

See the thoughts, feelings and motivations behind this man’s words. We suspect that we’ve identified the chink in his mental armor. Just minutes after a pedestrian was hacked to death in a random terrorist attack in Woolwich, South London, a

Posted in Behaviors, Certainty, Crime, Determination, Emotions, Terrorism

Amanda Berry Freed by Charles Ramsey: We Are Freed by His Words

See why his words echo around the world. You have probably seen it: that classic interview of Charles Ramsey amid the crowd on Seymour Avenue. He says things like: “I heard screaming. I’m eating my McDonald’s. I come outside. I

Posted in Behaviors, Celebrities, Certainty, Communication, Honesty, Inspiration, Language

Living the Love After He’s Gone

On January 12 this year, James Dao published the subtle and moving story of Jackie Finken and her daughters, Emilie, Caroline and Julia. They lost their beloved husband and father, Paul in 2006. He was killed when a bomb exploded

Posted in bereavement, Certainty, Couples, Emotions, grief, Inspiration, Living, Military, Mothers, Uncategorized

Angelina Jolie: Brave, Dignified, Inspirational

When Angelina Jolie told the world she’d had a double mastectomy to reduce the risk of contracting breast cancer, the world stopped and drew breath. She wrote about her reasons and experiences in a New York Times’ Op-Ed piece that

Posted in Celebrities, Certainty, Determination, Emotions, Health, Inspiration, Strength, Taking personal control, Women

Vin Scully: The Voice of LA

An LA Times article by Doug Smith names Vin Scully as the “Voice of LA.” He is certainly the voice of the Dodgers having called their games for over 40 years. Starting with the Brooklyn Dodgers’ games, he followed the

Posted in Career, Celebrities, Certainty, Communication, Emotions, Inspiration, Sport

Gina DeJesus has an Inspiring Mother

It’s been reported that when Nancy Ruiz was told her daughter, Gina DeJesus, was alive and had been freed, she immediately wanted vengeance. But, by the time she was able to be interviewed in public, another powerful motivation had surged

Posted in Certainty, Determination, Inspiration, Mothers, Strength

Couple Troubles

5 steps to make your relationship better when things start to go wrong. Okay, let’s say you have a partner or date who is pretty important to you. But things they do niggle and trouble you. Your feelings are in

Posted in Behaviors, Certainty, Commitment, Communication, Compatibility, Couples, Emotions, Lying, Managing Relationships, Stereotypes, Success

Where There’s a Wills … There’s a Kate

When people are interviewed, their language is influenced by their circumstances. So, there is absolutely no surprise that both William and Catherine would have certain characteristics in their natural speech during interviews. You could predict them before they opened their