Category Archives: Life Skills

One of five drivers of success.

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My name is Jackson Dionne.  Executive Director of the Indigenous Wellness Training Society.  Og Mandino says:

“I have one life and life is not but a measurement of time.  When I waste one I destroy the other.  If I waste today I destroy the last page of my life.”

He goes on further to say…

“I will beat upon my heart with gratitude as I consider all who greeted yesterday’s sunrise who are no longer with the living today.”

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Creative Minds Think Alike

Steven Covey says:

There are three central values in life: the experiential (that which happens to us), the creative (that which we bring into existence), and the attitudinal (our response to difficult circumstances).  What matters most is how we respond to what we experience in life.

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Strategic Partner Networking Potluck

Our mission statement is to train individuals who have issues with addictions.  Similar to the concept that it takes an entire village to raise a child, it also takes an entire community to train individuals about health and wellness.

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Helping you share your story

Steven Covey says that we are predominantly determined by our conditioning and our conditions.  He says in our society, we have accepted 3 theories of deterministic explanations of the basic nature of man: genetic determinism (we are determined from our grandparents, we inherited it, we are Aboriginal and we got it from there), psychic determinism (parents did it to you, upbringing, childhood experience personal tendencies, character structure – emotional scripting, emotional punishment, rejection, comparisons) and environmental determinism (current situation, spouse, children, economy, national laws – someone or something in the environment).

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Ask yourself why?

In the book Psycho-Cybernetics the author Maxwell Maltz asks his readers to examine their beliefs.  He says the way to examine our beliefs is to ask ourselves if there is some task which we would like to do, some channel in which we would like to express ourselves, but we hang back feeling that “we can’t.”  When we feel like this he asks us to ask ourselves “Why?” Continue reading Ask yourself why?