Perseverance

"Perseverance" is defined as "persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success." We experience perserverance in others all the time. From Eliud Kipghoge breaking two hours in a marathon in Vienna to landing on the moon. Humans don't say...

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ShiftPoetry(tm) recommends an app called “Blinkist”

Read to fill your heart and intellect - and write in the ShiftPoetry(tm) way to improve your life one stanza at a time!! We at ShiftPoetry(tm) recommend a new free app called Blinkist". On a daily basis this app offers self-help and human condition literature culled...

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Honesty

"i cannot tell a lie..." We live in a world where honesty is encouraged and anything short is disparaged. However, the truth is that the only person that we need to be honest with is ourselves. Other people will tell you what you need to do or say. It is none of their...

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Appreciation

Appreciation

The question that many people ask is "whether you see the glass as half-full or half-empty." The one identifies an optimist and the other a pessimist. I look at it differently. I am happy to have a glass. By appreciating what we have, we open our lives to joy. These...

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Prosperity

Most people fail to realize that we all are billionaires.  Each one of us possesses billions of individual moments that are priceless.  Money comes and goes.  When the stock market is up, we feel rich.  When it is down, we feel poorer. ...

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Finding Forgiveness

Finding Forgiveness

We live in a divided nation. Everything is placed in a box, namely, Male-Female, Republicans-Democrats, masks vs. no mask. These distinctions are all at the global level.  But our need to box doesn't stop there.  Are there people in your life that you don't...

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Hi Everybody

Hi Everybody

We are ShiftPoetry™.  I am Howard Kern and my partner is Barbara Ligeti.   ShiftPoetry™ is all about writing yourself from dark to light.  We like to focus on the positives, and we all know we could use some positive.  It's not...

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