So there I was, planning to read one of my new Christmas books, or at least get a good start on it, as I boarded my Porter Airlines flight from Halifax to Toronto one day in February.  I had no plans to do anything more than politely acknowledge my seatmate. We both greeted each other,…

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Hey, we all want to believe that we are caring, empathetic, compassionate folk.  That we pay attention to what others think.  Having these qualities makes the world a better place.  Right? But how about when we go overboard?  When we make decisions for ourselves, based more on what others think than what our heart or…

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