Motivation

Alternative to a New Years Resolution

New Year’s Resolutions are a joke. Resolutions come every new year. We become motivated to engage in serious list making. Generations include unmet goals from the years before along with additional new ones. This can be exhausting. 20 Habits of Eventual Millionaires by James Altucher states Warren Buffett’s 5/25 rule. Buffett suggests listing 25 things …

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The Meaning of Christmas in Federal Prison

Christmas is a special day, although different while in a Federal Prison. Many of us celebrate Christmas as a time of year to acknowledge the birth of Christ. We also are joined with our families and friends, decorated trees, sparkling lights and beautifully wrapped gifts to exchange on Christmas morning. Roasted turkey for dinner, cozy …

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Are Lesbian Relationships common in Prison?

Consensual, same-sex prisoner relationships are common among both male and female inmates. It’s not a reflection of their sexuality, but more out of pragmatism and as a counterbalance to loneliness. The expression is “gay for the stay”. Don’t confuse, “gay” for “gay for the stay”. I met some women who are lesbians on the streets …

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What does a Felon wear on a Match.com date?

What does a convicted felon wear on a match.com date? This is exhausting, why do I put myself in these situations.  At this point, I’d rather pour a glass of wine or the bottle and wear a bathrobe. I don’t like what I am wearing, everything is black.  Black pants, black shirt, black shoes…. Shezzzz.  …

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Who do you Trust in Prison?

Who did I trust in prison? Trusting people was never an issue for me.  I trusted most everyone and quite easily.  I was described as, too trusting.   I also learned, I trusted bad people, not knowing they were bad at the time.   Prison cured me of trusting everyone. Prison, was scary at first and I wanted a …

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