When we were young, our parents introduced us to the concepts of right &wrong and good & bad. In effect, we ended up inheriting a lot of theirjudgments about the world. When we complied with their view of what wasappropriate, they applauded us and we were rewarded - when we veered ... Views:1069
Today we have more stress in our lives than ever before – good stress, bad stress, red stress, blue stress (my little ode to Dr. Seuss). No matter what kind of stress it is, a real crisis or an imagined one, stress is incredibly harmful to our body, mind and soul.
Here are my favourite ... Views:673
Are you facing problems in your life and don’t know how to solve them?
Are you passing through a difficult time of your life and don’t know how to get out of it?
Are you in the grip of unfavorable circumstances and don’t know how to mould them in your favor?
Relax! There is nothing to worry ... Views:532
You've got a lot to store in that brain of yours. Sometimes you need to remind yourself to remember something. The most effective way to remember is to choose your triggers wisely.
Post-its work great, but I'm all for simplifying things even further. By choosing to make a certain behavior a ... Views:552
About Your Success. Copyright 2004 by Patric Chan
What is success?
That’s such a big word.
Success has a different meaning to each individual.But I’ll tell you what success is by my definition.
Some people say, rich people are successful. Notnecessarily. Money will only amplify your ... Views:543
“Fashionably late” is no longer in fashion. In today’s heavily scheduled world, it is the punctual who are respected and admired. Even though most of us know this, some people are always late, no matter how much time they have to get ready. You may be one of them. Do any of the following ... Views:14404
I have a standing interview every Monday morning on a radio station in the southeast that I enjoy very much. You can imagine though that it can become routine. So to make it a little more fun, the host nowadays doesn’t even tell me the topic before we go live on the air – that puts some ... Views:478
The scars you acquire while exercising courage will never make you feel inferior. D.A. Battista
Courage is fear that has said its prayers. Dorothy Bernard
Courage. It is a word that conjures up images of great and dramatic actions. And yet I realize that we all have the opportunity to be ... Views:510
Having a high level of emotional intelligence in your children is the best way to ensure that they live a happy, successful, and responsible life as an adult. Here are ten ways to help your kids attain a high degree of emotional intelligence:
Model emotional intelligence yourself
Yes, your ... Views:548
Established in 1970, Danielson College has been involved in various Environmental Conservation activities for a long time back. Dr M K Rai was the first man who laid foundation to environmental activities in the college. He started a programme called Environment Conservation Programme (ECP). ... Views:4967
Excerpt from "Getting to the Heart: Journey of Transformation and Spiritual Enlightenment" Trafford Publishing by Athene Raefiel
We process to help us to let go of old emotional, physical and mental baggage. With processing we can learn to change existing patterns and implement others. We ... Views:575
Did you know that there are gifts that will multiply your happiness when you give them away? Here are seven of those gifts. Giving these gifts will allow you to share with others your most unique treasure: your authentic self. Each gift will return to you many times.As you read about each of ... Views:424
Feel that rising tide of anger? Surf's up! Start paddling.
Whenever we feel angry or frustrated, we get a blast of adrenalin coursing through our bloodstream. In the fight or flight response to stress, our bodies rely on our appendages. We need to hit, kick, jump or run away, and our ... Views:798
The responsibility of working hard, planning and living a successful and fulfilled life falls largely on you. This simply means that from this point forward, the burden of shaping your adult life is on your shoulders. The sooner you realize this, the better!
The most important question to ask ... Views:2221
HOW YOUR OUTLOOK INFLUENCES HEALTH AND ABILITY TO CONTROL ANGER
Jane and Anthony have differing ways of viewing the world. Jane is a pessimist (the glass is half-empty), while Anthony is an optimist (the glass is half-full).
These outlooks influence how they experience similar ... Views:641
With the easy access of the Internet, more people arewriting and creating and displaying their art publicly thanever before. As a marketing coach, I receive many questionsabout copyrights – how to get your own, and how to knowabout someone else’s work.
WHAT EXACTLY IS A COPYRIGHT?
According ... Views:465
It could be the answer to the prayers of a vast sea of sufferers of eczema and other itchy conditions. When Marilyn Strube caught chickenpox from her toddler daughter, she was told that nothing available would stop the incessant, maddening itch. The one thing that worked wasn't even supposed to ... Views:1215
Wonderful- byGail Pursell Elliott "The Dignity and Respect Lady"
"Sing to me of the wonder
in small achievements
when happiness is a torn kite
dangling in the branches of life."
From the poem "Sing To Me"
1997 Gail Pursell Elliott
One of my dearest friends uses the term 'wonderful' to describe everything from food to actions to people and always with ... Views:623
Discussion of an anti-itch therapy that mimics the anti-itch mechanismof UVB light.
Itch is a particularly distressing symptom for millions of patientssuffering from skin ailments. Severe, chronic itch can significantlyreduce the quality of life and scratching can cause skin damage ... Views:4384
Laughing through the Apocalypse
With the fearful strain that is on me night and day if I did not laugh I should die. --Abraham Lincoln
Laughing is probably the last thing you feel like doing when your parents are driving you insane, but that is precisely the reaction you should have sometimes. ... Views:1741
1. Stop seeking approval from people.
You don’t need anyone’s permission to fulfill your dream. Trust yourself and give yourself permission to succeed. Having support from people whose opinion you value is a wonderful thing but it should not be the criterion for whether you begin acting on ... Views:510
HOW TO MAKE YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE - June 2003
Could 2003 be your lucky year - the one in which you fulfill a dream, improve your health, increase prosperity and feel happier?
Absolutely, says bestselling author Wayne Dyer, whose latest book is 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace (Hay ... Views:2772
"Nothing can bring you peace but yourself." Ralph Waldo Emerson
One of the most interesting events in my life was to volunteer at Covenant House, in New York City, an institution to help run away teenagers.
My main task was to serve dinner. I was given about 150 big fat potatoes, and asked to ... Views:401
Do you believe in yourself? Are you shaky about your capabilities? Do you constantly rely on affirmation from others about what you can or cannot do?
Sometimes people will ignite your passion for achievement by believing, championing and supporting you. But then a time comes in the journey of ... Views:8628
Are you still hoping and waiting for someone somewhere to come to your rescue, wave a magic wand and instantaneously change your life for the better?
Are you praying that you will one day win the lottery and dramatically alter the financial quality of your life?
Are you sitting behind your ... Views:435
Throw open the curtains and spread good cheer. Spring has arrived!
Here are thirty ways to celebrate.
1. Borrow a convertible.
2. Take the kids to the zoo.
3. Bring a rocking chair onto your front porch.
4. Make strawberry shortcake with real whipped cream.
5. Hook up the ... Views:670
"Hoy-day! What a sweep of vanity comes this way!" William Shakespeare, "The Life of Timon of Athens"
If there's one characteristic we hope we don't have, it's vanity. We'd rather be considered aggressive, driven, petty, even mean than have others feel that we think too much of ourselves. ... Views:506
There’s no rule that says you have to be a superhero. So much has been written about amazing individuals that achieve the impossible – they juggle full-time jobs, study, run a business, raise children, run a household, coach the national cricket team and write a novel in their spare time. Anyone ... Views:15638
Helen Keller said that life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing. For your life to have meaning, you must take risks. They allow you to grow and move forward with your life. Life without risk isn’t living at all—it’s just staying in the same place doing the same thing.
I’m no ... Views:495
The ancient Chinese art of Feng Shui is making a comeback in the modern world. But is it really possible to change your attitude just by rearranging your living space?
Many people say yes. Feng Shui is an Asian philosophy that dates back some 5,000 years. Practitioners strive to find the proper ... Views:2125
Never underestimate the power that comes from following your passion. It never ceases to amaze me what can happen when we put action to work for us and go after the things that we hold a true desire for. I'm not sure if you are familiar with the story of William Hung (www.williamhung.net) or ... Views:611
Emotional Baggage is the “Stuff” hidden in the closets of your mind
We all have some kind of “Stuff” cluttering our lives. It is so easy for the psychological “Stuff” to accumulate. It can come from childhood disasters, broken relationships, etc. We store this “Stuff” in closets, attics, ... Views:585
Staying in touch … we say it so lightly, yet it’s an important concept for our wellness. Staying in touch with others, staying in touch with ourselves, and staying in actual physical touch with our lives are all important.
One of the ways to reach relaxation and give ourselves some relief from ... Views:929
My two trips to Africa were not only a cultural shock but also the scope of disease and death that I witnessed was hard to talk about when I returned home. If people did not have AIDS then they had cancer. As I walked through the Masaba Hospital in Niarobi, Kenya and looked in the eyes of the ... Views:508
My goal in life is to have no goals. They get in the way
of true progress.
Plenty of successful people swear by goal setting.
They're praising the wrong behavior. Brain research
tells us that the goals don't matter--it's the intention
that gets us where we want to go.
Intentions and ... Views:443
After thirteen years of what I had considered to be a good marriage, I came home one day to be told, "I want a divorce." Monotone voice, flat expression. Where did that come from? One wife, two children, a thriving business, property, and possessions, I could see problems here.
At first I ... Views:882
They say that if you fail to plan, you plan to fail nowhere is this more appropriate than in our own lives. There have been numerous occasions when we open our eyes in the morning with sluggishness, groan at the beginning of yet another painful day and allowed the snooze button to control our ... Views:612
HUMILITY - Here's an emotion I'm striving to embrace more fully, because I haven't gotten it all figured out. Humility is a beautiful and powerful emotion, but perhaps misunderstood, overlooked or even avoided by the masses. It is viewed as "weak" by some. Those that practice humility know its ... Views:999
Michael Shermer speaks with the energy and passion of an evangelist, so it's not too surprising to learn that he used to be one. What is surprising is that he has made a 180-degree turn in his approach to belief. As a college student at Pepperdine University, he knocked on doors to spread the ... Views:497
Have you ever wondered about your spirit guides? Who are they? Whatrole do they play in your life and spiritual development?
My spiritual awakening began when I was six years old and gravely illwith pneumonia. I fell into a deep slumber and quickly flew through atunnel toward an incredible ... Views:1277
The most happy and successful people on earth have a personal Shift List. They probably don't call it by that name, but they have one. How do I know? Because these folks are enjoying their journey on our challenging planet!
A Shift List is simply a list of activities and attitudes that have the ... Views:427
"How'd they do that?" I asked myself time and time again in my youth.
As a journalist and documentary filmmaker, I witnessed ordinary people performing extraordinary feats on countless occasions. I documented individuals in moments of crisis and emergency going beyond the limits they and ... Views:529
You don’t have to be Albert Einsten to be smart, although having a high IQ has been associated with being intelligent. Having a high IQ means that you are “head smart.” If you have a high IQ, you are good with book knowledge, including theories, facts, figures, etc. There is another way to be ... Views:3007
One day in the 1960s, a little girl named Ginny was playing outside her apartment in Stamford, Connecticut. She said something to her 4-year-old playmate just before the girl launched a fist-sized rock at her. Ginny cried out and ran home, her forehead bleeding. Her mother rushed her to the ... Views:816
You’re feeling more tired than you used to. Your get-up-and-go got up and went, and you can’t put your finger on how to get it back. You hardly have the energy to try.
Author and educator Dr. Linda Page (“Stress and Energy”) recognizes that low energy has a significant impact on health. Low ... Views:514
My grandfather was a man who lived a rich life. A shipbuilder by trade, he was one of 11 children born in rural Nova Scotia.
Grandfather was a quiet man, a deeply religious man and, perhaps most of all, a person of significant character. Once when I was in high school, my grandfather invited ... Views:1244
The buzzwords today are “Follow your passion, do what you love, work in your strengths.” However, many are still searching for their passion because they are lacking a system that helps them discover who they are. The buzzword makers assume it’s easy to find your passion because they magically ... Views:1044
Twenty-four percent of women and 17 percent of men say they would give up more than three years of life to be thinner. That’s according to a poll conducted by Psychology Today magazine.
At the same time, studies show that half of American women overestimate the size of their ... Views:536
Everything that we go through in our lives is meaningful. Everything we have experienced is important, though not everything is necessarily there to do homage to or dwell upon nor to try to work it out again and again...
Until we finally give up to the next dilemma.
What is needed will ... Views:754
This week, I attended a reading by Christopher Phillips. He is the author of Socrates Café: A Fresh Taste of Philosophy, and has been described as the "Johnny Appleseed of philosophy" because of his penchant for starting meaningful dialogues with groups around the world.
He was there to ... Views:598