Archive for January, 2013

Proven, Successful & Motivational Tips To Age Backwards


  _ If you are at all like me, (a “Baby boomer”) you’ve probably heard expressions like “60 is the new 40.” The truth is actually that anyone can be 68 going on 50. All you need is a motivational mindset. Then you, too, can start counting the calendar backwards at each birthday. Beyond good […]

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9 Lies Unproductive People Love to Tell


People all around the world are out doing productive things right now. You can be one of them if you choose to be. The first step is to stop telling yourself these unproductive lies: 1. I can’t. Truth be told, the only person who can tell you “you can’t” is you. If you hear these […]

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5 Great Ways to Express Thankfulness Year-Round


  What are the biggest parts of positive thinking and the law of attraction? Can you guess? Appreciation and gratitude! The title may have given it away, huh? Start appreciating what you have right now! I am challenging you to start getting the “attitude of gratitude”! Start by appreciating what and whom you already have […]

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Roads to Self Discovery…How to Find Your Road


Webster defines Self Discovery as the act or process of achieving self-knowledge. Further, he defines Self Help as the action or process of bettering oneself or overcoming one’s problems. Both are all about changing oneself. It’s all about finding ways to change your life. I love this quote by George Carlin: “I went to the […]

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4 Nonverbal Communication Skill Killers that Hurt Confidence – And How to Fix Them


_ Your nonverbal communication, which is more frequently but narrowly referred to as body language, is a universally overlooked area to improve your confidence in communication and general self-perception. The majority of people aim to build their confidence but rarely consider the power of communicating confidence nonverbally. If you’d like to improve your confidence around […]

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5 Reasons Why You Might Want to End Your Relationship


When I married my ex-husband in 1963, I was determined to create a stable, loving relationship. I wanted an intact family where we could raise our children and share the joys of our grandchildren. We did raise our children together, but ended the marriage after 30 years. We do get to share the joys of […]

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Being “Right” vs. Being “Alive”


In most relationships, an ongoing fight simmers just below the surface. Sometimes the conflict appears subtle but at other times it is outright war. People have grown up in a sea of discord and have been socialized to expect it and accept it. In other words, fighting is “normal.” Transformation is both instantaneous and cumulative. […]

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Finding God: What is Faith?


A universal question of people of different ethnic backgrounds, languages and beliefs is, “How Does One Find God?” In my case God found me with Divine Miracles and Divine Providence, but in most instances it requires faith. If one’s heritage and upbringing is such that faith in God is strong, then believing and trusting in […]

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Are Your Goals Too Needy?


_ Does “Need” have a place in personal goal-setting? Meet Beth Ann… Beth Ann looks in the mirror and does not like what she sees. “I am so fat.” She says. She feels angry and hopeless. In that moment she thinks that she cannot continue like this and decides that she has to do something. […]

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5 CONVERSATION KILLERS


  Improve your conversation by avoiding these traps. And as suddenly as it began, it’s over. There you were, in the middle of a great conversation when suddenly the wind died in your sails, leaving stranded out in a large, unwelcoming and unforgiving ocean. What happened? Not every conversation will work, but most of them […]

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