Jasmine Guy turns 48 today.

Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE.

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EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

Today’s ‘Live Better With Willie Jolley’ Tip: The Old Country Dog

Today’s tip for success is focused on helping you overcome this challenging economy. It is taken from my new book, Turn Setbacks Into Greenbacks.

We can be people who complain and do nothing else or people who stop complaining about what we allow. It’s like the story of the old farmer that was sitting on his porch with his old hound dog. The dog was sitting there howling. A stranger came by and asked the old farmer why the dog was howling and making so much noise. The old farmer replied, “Because he’s sitting on a nail.” The stranger then asked, “Why doesn’t he get up?” The old farmer responded, “Because it doesn’t hurt badly enough!”

Many people will get in line and complain about the situation, but will not do much to change the circumstances. You must make the decision to stay away from the negative talkers who do nothing but complain. Talking about problems without offering solutions creates a lose/lose scenario. It is important that you do not allow yourself to get caught in the trap of complaining about a situation in your life without offering a solution to the problem. Be positive and excited about your future.

Visit my website at www.williejolley.com for more information on turning your setbacks into greenbacks, and make this a great day!

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAYS

March 10: Actress Jasmine Guy is 48. Rapper-producer Timbaland is 38. Singer Robin Thicke is 33.

WEBSITE OF THE WEEK

With all the recent drama surrounding Toyota’s massive recall, you need ongoing info about vehicle safety. Get it here: www.safercar.gov

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BLACK HISTORY

Mar. 10, 1969: James Earl Ray pleaded guilty in a Memphis court to charges of killing Martin Luther King Jr. He was sentenced to 99 years in prison. (Source: www.BlackFacts.com)