HBO has been airing all the previous seasons of Game of Thrones over the past week. Season 7 Episode 7 will flow into the last hour before the start of S8 at 9pm. S8 is all about The Great War. The war between the living and the dead has arrive. The enemy in the south is still active as well, let’s not forget. In the meanwhile, let’s look back because GOT had some of the best power movements in S6 and S7. I’ve shared a few of my favorites.
Here Are Some Of My Favorite Powerful Moments From S6 And S7 Of Game Of Thrones
Arya Finally Bested And Killed The Waif
Arya Kills Lord Walder Frey And His Male Heirs
Cersei Becomes Queen
Daenerys Targaryen Has Her Dragons And Her Armada Of Ships And She Showed Her Muscle In S6 And S7
Bran And Arya’s Return To Winterfell
Sansa, Bran, And Arya Stark Uniting To Carry Out The Quick Trial And Death Of Petyr Baelish
Daenerys Targaryen Has To Go North North And Final Comes Face To Face With The Army Of The Dead
You Call Yourself American, But Have You Seen America
If you are an American and have not seen the sites that America has to offer, then your place in the republic requires strengthening through domestic travel. You owe it to the the republic to know all the different sites that makes this country beautiful. The brown of the deserts and canyons. The monuments erected in gratitude, patriotism and service. The food establishments and parade outfits which echo freedom and culture requires you to experience them.
Discover The South- Atlantic And Mid-Atlantic
The Mid-Atlantic is home to the states which lie between New York and South Carolina. In case you require a detail listing, a trip to those states means visiting the following:
Parts of New York
There is endless amounts of history between the eights states and the District of Columbia. If done properly by car or by air plane you can make multiply state trips and see the sites. Take four days and enjoy New York, New York coupled with Jersey City. Take four days and visit Pennsylvania and Delaware. Take one week and go walk and metro around Maryland, Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia,which are homes to monuments, the spy museum, Pentagon, Smithsonian museums and the Potomac river. If you prefer something a little more mountain terrain, then enjoy West Virginia and upstate North Carolina. Head west on I-40 and enjoy Asheville, NC and take in the Biltmore Estate.
Discover The Mid-West And South-West
The Mid-West and sometimes the South-West are referred to as the Frontier. If you are a fan of the westerns, then this is for you and the family. The South-West and Mid-West offers an acquired taste viewing. It is beautiful nonetheless. See states such as:
These are only some of the South-West and Mid-West states to consider on your tour of the republic. Grab yourself or family some Kansas City barbecue, see oil wells in Texas and Oklahoma…enjoy the vibe of a mid-west city. Take in the “land of a thousand” lakes in Minnesota. Cycle by the different lakeshores of Michigan. Get caught up in the cashing wave caves of the lakeshores in Wisconsin. Head to Chicago and marvel over the skyline of the “windy city”. There is much to appreciate and adore in the mid-west
Discover The West And Pacific West
If you’ve always wondered what the hustle and bustle and fun is about in the west or more pacific states then plan your travel for Colorado, Utah or New Mexico. Oh you must visit that lovely state of California. There is so much to savor in Cali. Go skiing, take in the night life and casinos of Las Vegas. Enjoy the breweries and forest of Oregon. Have your breath taken away at Glacier National Park in Montana. Look up at Mount St. Helens in Washington state. Be the explorer you have always wanted to be in the republic.
Return home from your adventure satiated from a new experience in food, lakes, amusements, canyons, mountains and culture. Most importantly with a new found understanding of the beauty of America and the glory of travel.
You can benefit from improving on your skills, task and everyday events. You are a student of the world and/or a dedicated academic who is consistently reinventing or revitalizing your most precious resources. Albert Einstein once wrote, “Any fool can know, the point is to understand”. You can learn in different environment such as the classroom, travel and social conversation settings. The one cautionary tale to learning in multiple environments is, you have to challenge information that seems far fetch. Require proof and verify that the information it is creditable, reliable, relevant and accurate. The more you learn to trust the source the less you will need to verify. Remember don’t give trust away, even with information sources, they have to prove they are trustworthy.
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Travel, family, diverse friends and co-workers are means of improving on who you are. It behooves you to maintain a healthy social environment. Find those individuals who are authentic teachers and instructors. The ones that invest in being smart. Smart does not mean that they will always have a degree, but may mean their higher learning is upheld by their experience to engage in situations, which increase their knowledge base. You can be studious out in the World. The addition of a degree allows theory to prevail and learning is robust when the degree is coupled with life experience.
Embrace a little history of the significant subject and understand the current happenings. The history is important because all cultures, destinations and disciplines had a starting point. Let’s make this clearer. Everything has a starting point and to know the history is advantageous. Examining the history or of information, experiences, or cultures is respectful. What something is and where it came from is essential.
Dear learner of multiple or single disciplines,
You should proceed with passion as you cultivate your life. No matter how challenging or complicated, the learner succeeds because benefit of information or experience obtained, out weights the qualitative or quantitative cost. The best advice is to enjoy the increase in knowledge and be giving by sharing your wealth of knowledge with those ready to accept it.
Benjamin Franklin once wrote, “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn” .
Don’t let anyone threaten your movement or passion. Don’t let them convince you, that they can solely impact the outcome of situations in your life. No one should have that much power and that kind of position in your life. You must protect you, from folk who believe themselves to be some type influencer in your life, when you haven’t given them the position.
If you’re lucky not to have experienced this type of person, be warned, you will one day. The fake influencer is closer than you think. Normally, the term is reserve for a social media marketing strategy to obtain more following. But today, it is used to describe a type of person who believe or at least thinks what they say can influence an outcome in areas of your life.
This type of person sub-consciously believes they are an important person in some compartment in your life. Compartments or slices of your life such as a daily activity, career, personal life or general contact. It’s what they say or try to convince you and others of that makes them seem altogether annoying, to a person who knows them-self or a person who knows the true inputs of their life.
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Surviving The Fake Influencer
Is there a secret to surviving the fake influencer? How do you maintain cool around such a person? Do you go on the attack and verbally crush said person when they show you who they are? These are questions ponder by those who have encountered or find themselves in the company of a certain “type cast”. The secret to surviving is to decide if you want to survive them. If you want to survive them, then accept no matter what you know or like about them, when the fake influencer starts to boast and brag about who he or she has some type of persuasive dominion over, be ready laugh. If you cannot laugh, you will get annoyed and you will need to find a fast exit out of the conversation. Sometimes these people can be friends, family or a respected colleague. No matter what the relationship type, if you want to keep the peace then walk away. Or, say, “I’m not trying to hear, what you saying”.
If the individual is a coworker definitely do not entertain the conversation. Refrain from entertaining it especially if you are in the company of other colleagues. Some colleagues with upper positions think they have a wand to wave and can make magic happen. It’s no wand…just words. So when they start to boast on having an impact on someone’s promotion or movement in the company, walk-a-way.
Another approach, you could use if you are close to the person is to pull them to the side and bring their ugly posture to their attention. It’s a chance they don’t realize how obtuse they are behaving. A little mental shake via conversation might make them lose their mind and come to their senses. Nobody gets a pass on being fake or fake and loud.
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Maintaining Your Cool
Maintaining your cool depends on how reactive or on defense you become. If keeping your composure is important, learn to laugh off comments meant to get a reaction. Don’t ruin your integrity by responding to someone’s group setting agenda. The moment will pass soon enough. If that doesn’t work then take over the conversation by changing the narrative or topic…”so how about that game last night”.
Go Forth And Verbally Attack
If you are feeling yourself and you are up to the good ole challenge, verbally snatch their psyche. It will cut through the cordial chase and probably shock the dickens out of the person. No need to try if you are not in the trying mood. As long as you can handle what’s next, then do you. Be forever crafty with your words. Make sure they will never try you again. Put fear in them…kill a demon today, face the devil tomorrow.
Forget About It
You could let the entire person’s character (Fake Influencer) roll completely off your back. If it is a family member or friend, simply ignore the person. Teach others how to ignore them during their moment of “delusions of grandeur”. Trust and believe, they are NOT the final say on if you go to heaven or hell. And, the coworker is NOT the final say on rather you get your dream project or raise.
You have to learn to influence the narrative about yourself, therefore take the power away from said person. People will watch how you react. Some will rally in your favor, for whatever response you choose.
There are days when I need to write about everything. Do a little a storytelling and character exaggeration. I’ve been doing some form of writing most of my life. I’ve been consciously writing in a journal or some type of online community about 20 years. I started keeping a journal in my late 20s with the encouragement of my most loyal fan, my brother. Some friends would read the prior sentence and say “which brother”, that would be my Irish Twin. Only nine months and three weeks in time separate us. For two month and four days out of the year, we are the same age. I am the oldest! I win! My brother would responded with some type of sass at this point. He is my biggest writing fan.
My need to write has grown over the course of my life. Anne Frank once wrote, “I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” Writing frees my mind and brings to a place of excitement. Writing provides me with the opportunity to convey a message without having to always open my mouth. I get to say things in one or two sentences, that I hope inspire, provoke thought or have someone to say “hey I experience that”. There is always the opposition and that comes with existence.
Since I am pretty much settled seasoned in my career, sustain it and growing it is easy. I spend an enormous amount of time writing with my current consulting career. It’s from a business writing perspective. I am hoping to gain time in my favor in order to plunge deeper into my writing passion. But, I don’t want to just write, I want to understand the art and science behind it. Therefore, I’m contemplating a writing program.
I’ve looked into UCLA Extension, because I want to properly cultivate the craft without destroying my creativity. I have a blazing need or desire to write for me and my audience. I do need to fully satisfy my baked in desire to write for this lady. I’m hoping that I can build some time into my days to do what I love, write. Wish me luck or wish me better than well. I going to fall further into my destiny.
Life is happening, how are you participating? Will you travel or complain as part of you participating in this life? Will you forgive and forget or anger and remind your brethren of their short coming and mistakes? Will you love and encourage or retreat and verbal butcher a persons character. Whatever you do, choose wisely. Go with wisdom.
Attitudes shift fast when our lives depend on us giving a care. Not the word I want to use but, you get the picture. In a time, where not caring is the hype, it is still advantageous to embrace attentiveness. It’s still a good practice to care about traditions, standards and people.
Attentiveness has its rewards. It’s what makes us human and why we are at the top of the food chain. We are dynamic thinkers and helpers, we can’t lose or diminish those attributes. Good health, finance and maturity depends on us having a healthy level of caring about who we are and what others mean to us. Obsession and overthinking needs to be put in a box and sealed shut but caring, is human. Enjoy this day and go to your daily destiny.
Monday is the top of the week. It can be a continuation of the weeks before or a start over for those that need it. Use this day how it best suits your need. Be great, be discipline and be focus on you. Go to your daily destiny.