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Methew Smith

CPR and BLS Renewal Course - 1 views

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Methew Smith

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bls certification cpr renewal class for healthcare providers provider

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CPR Certification Processors - 0 views

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bls certification cpr renewal class for healthcare providers provider

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Methew Smith

CPR Certification Training - 0 views

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bls certification cpr renewal class for healthcare providers provider

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Maggie Rouman

PBS - JOHN GARDNER - EDUCATION AND EXCELLENCE - 2 views

  • "The barnacle" the author explained "is confronted with an existential decision about where it's going to live. Once it decides.. . it spends the rest of its life with its head cemented to a rock.." End of quote. For a good many of us, it comes to that
  • You've known such people -- feeling secretly defeated, maybe somewhat sour and cynical, or perhaps just vaguely dispirited. Or maybe they just ran so hard for so long that somewhere along the line they forgot what it was they were running for.
  • When you hit a spell of trouble, ask "What is it trying to teach me?"
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  • I still think we're our own jailkeepers, but I've concluded that our parents and the society at large have a hand in building our prisons. They create roles for us -- and self images -- that hold us captive for a long time.
  • Sometimes people cling to the ghosts with something almost approaching pleasure -- but the hampering effect on growth is inescapable. As Jim Whitaker, who climbed Mount Everest, said "You never conquer the mountain, You only conquer yourself."
  • But as the proverb says,
  • "It's what you learn after you know it all that counts."
  • But when you reach middle age, when your energies aren't what they used to be, then you'll begin to wonder what it all added up to; you'll begin to look for the figure in the carpet of your life. I have some simple advice for you when you begin that process. Don't be too hard on yourself. Look ahead. Someone said that "Life is the art of drawing without an eraser." And above all don't imagine that the story is over. Life has a lot of chapters.
  • By midlife, most of us are accomplished fugitives from ourselves.
  • You learn not to engage in self-destructive behavior. You leant not to burn up energy in anxiety. You discover how to manage your tensions, if you have any, which you do. You learn that self-pity and resentment are among the most toxic of drugs. You find that the world loves talent, but pays off on character.
  • You come to understand that most people are neither for you nor against you, they are thinking about themselves. You learn that no matter how hard you try to please, some people in this world are not going to love you, a lesson that is at first troubling and then really quite relaxing.
  • "There are some things you can't learn from others. You have to pass through the fire.'
  • "At the end of every road you meet yourself."
  • Everyone fails, Joe Louis said "Everyone has to figure to get beat some time."
  • In some measure we create our own environment. You may not yet grasp the power of that truth to change your life.
  • The question isn't did you fail but did you pick yourself up and move ahead?
  • Did you collaborate in your own defeat?
  • s an endless unfolding, and if we wish it to be, an endless process of self-discovery, an endless and unpredictable dialogue between our own potentialities and the life situations in which we find ourselves
  • personal commitments is a powerful element in renewal
  • There's something I know about you that you may or may not know about yourself. You have within you more resources of energy than have ever been tapped, more talent than has ever been exploited, more strength than has ever been tested, more to give than you have ever given.
  • Everyone wants to be interesting -- but the vitalizing thing is to be interested. Keep a sense of curiosity. Discover new things. Care. Risk failure. Reach out.
  • "Be interesting,
  • Commitments to larger purposes can get you out of prison.
  • "Old or young, we're on our last cruise." We want it to mean something.
  • Your identity is what you've committed yourself to.
  • There are men and women who make the world better just by being the kind of people they are --and that too is a kind of commitment.
  • People of every age need commitments beyond the self, need the meaning that commitments provide
  • Life pulls things out of you.
  • Another significant ingredient in motivation is one's attitude toward the future
  • . High hopes that are dashed by the first failure are precisely what we don't need. We have to believe in ourselves, but we mustn't suppose that the path will be easy, it's tough. Life is painful, and rain falls on the just, and Mr. Churchill was not being a pessimist when he said "I have nothing to offer, but blood, toil, tears and sweat."
  • that failure is simply a reason to strengthen resolve.
  • Life is tumultuous -- an endless losing and regaining of balance, a continuous struggle, never an assured victory.
  • The prisoner was Cervantes; the book: Don Quixote.
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  • He was 66 before his moment of flowering came. Someone said "It's all right to be a late bloomer if you don't miss the flower show." Churchill didn't miss it.
  • I hope it's clear to you that the door of opportunity doesn't really close as long as you're reasonably healthy
  • "Meaning is not something you stumble across, like the answer to a riddle or the prize in a treasure hunt. Meaning is something you build into your life. You build it out of your own past, out of your affections and loyalties, out of the experience of humankind as it is passed on to you, out of your own talent and understanding, out of the things you believe in, out of the things and people you love, out of the values for which you are willing to sacrifice something. The ingredients are there. You are the only one who can put them together into that unique pattern that will be your life. Let it be a life that has dignity and meaning for you. If it does, then the particular balance of success or failure is of less account."
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    This is a great speech... one of my favorites and best things I ever read.... for those in education or any profession searching for meaning & self renewal. Gardner's explanation below: "I once wrote a book called "Self-Renewal" that deals with the decay and renewal of societies, organizations and individuals. I explored the question of why civilizations die and how they sometimes renew themselves, and the puzzle of why some men and women go to seed while others remain vital all of their lives. It's the latter question that I shall deal with at this time. I know that you as an individual are not going to seed. But the person seated on your right may be in fairly serious danger."
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    Thanks so much for sharing this- a great read to be reread over the years. And I've already passed it forward.
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