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What Controls Our Happiness

May 3, 2017

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Everyone, whether they admit it or not, is continuously in pursuit of happiness. It is on our minds, consciously or unconsciously,  almost all the time Even our founding fathers were aware of its importance and mentioned in the US constitution as a human right. So, what controls our happiness? Every book store offers an entire shelf […]

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PURSUING HAPPINESS

April 25, 2017

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Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.  (Abraham Lincoln)                                                           This new series of posts is all about pursuing happiness. We’re going […]

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Focusing on your Strengths

March 21, 2017

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Focusing on your Strengths

Use Time Wisely You only have 24 hours each day and you get to choose how to spend them. Obviously, a certain number are required for the activities that sustain life such as eating and sleeping (a big chunk); but, there are quite a number of remaining hours. My suggestion is that you spend them focusing […]

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Cause and Effect of Pressure

March 7, 2017

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sCause and effect are always interrelated, which means that when dealing with pressure, you have to understand the cause and effect of pressure. As we discussed in the last post, pressure is often caused by the fear the erupts when an individual must perform at his/her highest level or face the consequences of failing. We also talked […]

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What Is Pressure?

February 21, 2017

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In the physical world, pressure is defined as an expression of force exerted on the surface of an object. Let’s dig a little deeper and look at a slightly different definition taken from the Merriam–Webster Dictionary: The burden of physical or mental distress The constraint of circumstance: the weight of social or economic imposition The […]

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Criticism Can Change Your Life

January 3, 2017

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How Does Criticism Affect you? Criticism can change your life for better or for worse. It is up to you. Think about a time when someone criticized something you did and it affected you badly.  Maybe it really hurt you or came at a time when you were already feeling down.  You probably said to yourself, […]

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5 Apps to Improve Focus

October 18, 2016

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5 apps to Stay Focused

Our lives are so full and demanding, plus we deal with continual information overload and unrelenting responsibilities that it is not uncommon to struggle with staying focused – and completing a task before jumping to the next one. As a result, you may be frustrated by the continual effort to multi-task and at the same […]

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Exercise and Focus

September 20, 2016

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There is no longer any doubt about the mind/body connection.  It has been proven time and time again. If you understand that principle, you should have no trouble accepting the fact that exercise and focus are closely connected. In fact, a regular exercise routine will improve your ability to focus. In a 2007 Newsweek article Mary […]

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Focus Is Critical to Success

September 9, 2016

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Unless you are completely focused on your goals and the work you are doing to move to toward them, you can become impatient with yourself, anxious about things that are not getting done, and unable to complete projects that can take you to the next level of  success. Focus is critical to success. Everyone struggles […]

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The Power of Focus

September 6, 2016

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  Lack of focus is NOT inevitable. However, if you let it be a problem in your life, it can keep you from achieving your potential. On the other hand, the power of focus cannot be denied. In fact, it is the secret to success. We live in a world of information overload and massive […]

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