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Choose Friends Wisely

Choose Friends Wisely Guest blog is written by Jeffrey Dean.  Jeffrey Dean, aka, JD is a motivation speaker and has spoken to over 3 million teens.  He is also an ordained pastor, counselor, and author. NOTE: This is his column Choose Friends Wisely which appeared in Forward & Direction Magazines, Summer 2015. When I met Jason, he was seen as a…

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Just Say Hi

In high school, in the mornings, on the way to my locker, while everyone else was hanging out talking to each other, I noticed this girl, always sitting alone in her homeroom classroom..every morning, just sitting by herself.  I had no idea who she was; I had been at the same high school and with…

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How To Give Good Advice

HOW TO GIVE GOOD ADVICE I am always encouraged by the number of people who reach out to me asking how they can help their friends.  I often direct them to my blog because they can find advice to pass along on many different subjects. However, I realize that even people with the best intentions…

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How To Make Friends

In the last couple of blogs, I’ve been suggesting ways on how to become more outgoing. This blog continues that topic, but deals specifically with how to make friendsfor some people a very difficult task, and one that requires great patience, love, and commitment.  You’ve heard me say on my radio show, Dawson McAllister Live,…