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No 24 "If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed."

No 24 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, June 16, 2017 “If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.” – David Viscott (1938 – 1996) American psychiatrist It seems I have begun over and over many times. My life does not seem like the normal life to me....

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No 18 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, May 5, 2017 Be The Change You Want To See In The World I’m a high maintenance person. I’m either very happy, very sad, very peaceful, very upset, very productive or very blah! There is not too much grey area for me. As a...

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"Whatever you do, you need courage” 1-8-16

No 01. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 8, 2016 “Whatever you do, you need courage” “Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are...

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12-26-14 New Year's Resolutions – David Woodbury

No 52 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, December 26, 2014 New Year’s Arthur Murray Resolutions! My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is within you.  Success is being praised by...

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Friday the 13th June 2014

David Earl Woodbury No 24 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday the 13th! June 2014 Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.– Nicholas Murray Butler Pam O’Connor, Mayor of Santa Monica Optimism, on Friday the 13th? Why yes! In fact, this has been...

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Why Everyone Loves to Dance 6-6-14

  David Earl Woodbury No 23 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, June 6, 2014 Why everyone loves to dance! The sages do not consider that making no mistakes is a blessing. They believe, rather, that the great virtue of man lies in his ability to correct his mistakes and continually make...

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Call Me Arthur 5-30-14

No 22 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, May 30, 2014 Call Me Arthur! Many times I am out and someone comes up to me and says “Hi Arthur”. Also, I receive emails addressed to Arthur. Why, because I am always giving out Guest Cards for Arthur Murray. Someone recently said that...

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1-24-14 "Starting without a Paper Clip".

David Earl Woodbury No 5: Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, January 24, 2014 “Starting without a Paper Clip”. When we signed our lease for the Arthur Murray Santa Monica Dance Center on September 16, 2013, I returned to the studio and sat on a rickety bench and a card table with...