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Nice guys finish last. That is, until they learn what I'm about to tell you.
A little background.
I am a full time police officer in a department where the daily population goes up to about 100,000 people.
In my career, I deal with more difficult situations in one month than most people will deal with in their lifetime. It isn't easy, and it isn't for everyone, but working as a policeman gives me unique learning opportunities that aren't available any other way. This lesson was hard learned, and I want to share the fruits of my labor with you.
make new friends as an adult? I mean, there’s plenty advice out there on how to help kids make friends. But if you don’t have friends by the time you’re an adult, it seems the world hands you a dunce cap and shows you to the corner.
After all, many adults have all the friends they need or want, right? People get married, have kids and have little time for others outside their family. Doesn’t that make it harder to meet new people after a certain age?
Well, yes and no. Depending on your geographic location, yes, many people “settle down” after a certain age. But not everyone. And while it may take a little more time to “warm up” a new friend as an adult, it can certainly be done.
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Are you holding onto resentment that you just can't shake?
Sometimes it's on the surface; other times it's buried deep. But you can always feel it, gnawing away at you.
Resentment can stem from something another person said or did. Or from a life situation that's outside your control. But whatever the source, the resulting sense of unease can fester for months or even years.
And however hard you try to ignore or just let go of resentment, it stubbornly imprisons you in its grip, triggering all sorts of uncomfortable emotions at unexpected times.
Any number of things can spark resentful feelings, just a few examples being…
Does the recent news of the NSA and other government agencies tracking your information have you worried? It should, and this guide will offer some tips on how to protect your privacy.
Several reports have come out recently that are rather terrifying. We’ve heard that the National Security Agency, or NSA, has been snooping into data of U.S. citizens. The IRS is supposedly looking to follow suit as well with the hopes of delving into the social media profiles, bank accounts, credit card transactions and more.