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Act as if It Were Impossible to Fail and the World Is Yours

April 15, 2019


Impossible to fail

Recognize the Will to Fail “Act as if it were impossible to fail.” That is the core teaching of the book, Wake Up and Live! by Dorothea Brande, which I happily discovered a few weeks ago. Her words keep echoing in my mind and I thought I should share them with you. It is man’s nature to […]

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One Small Daily Practice that Can Change the World

April 7, 2019


Change the World

Are You Ready to Make a Difference We are almost mid-way through 2019 – two decades into the 21st Century. Much has changed since New Year’s Eve 1999. I spent that evening with a friend wondering what the future would bring. The Doomsday Predictors had suggested catastrophic events as the result of the Y2K Computer […]

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An Attitude Adjustment Can Change Your Life!

April 1, 2019

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Have You Check Your Attitude

Do You Need an Attitude Adjustment? Is your attitude painting your world in colorful hues and shades of happiness and contentment? Or, is it creating a dark mist through which everything appears dark, dismal, and hopeless? Or, maybe it’s somewhere in the middle. Have you checked lately? Maybe it’s time for an attitude adjustment. Characteristics […]

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Learning to Ask Good Questions Will Make You a Better Listener

March 18, 2019

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Become a better listener

Are you afraid to ask questions? Many people are – especially personal questions. They avoid them because they do not want to offend anyone. The irony is that most people are willing to answer questions – especially about themselves and are willingly express their opinions about interesting topics when given the chance. So, why be […]

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Efficiency Can Lower Stress

February 25, 2019

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Overwhelmed by Workload

Doing More in Less Time Efficiency can lower stress. When you are organized and efficient in your work habits, you get more done and your output is higher quality, which keeps your boss happy and your job secure. Working efficiently means that you use time well and accomplish a great deal in minimal time. You […]

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Balancing Work and Personal Life

February 18, 2019

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Overworked, stress worker

Life Is Short Balancing work and personal life is one of the biggest challenges most Americans face. We all know that Americans work too much. The old adage, “All work and no play make Jack a dull (and unhealthy) boy,” is correct! It hurts you physically and mentally. When you work excessive hours and rarely take […]

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Stop Caring What Others Think

February 11, 2019

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Overworked, stress worker

Other’s Opinions Do Not Matter There is at least one big plus that comes with age. You stop caring what other people think. Other people’s negative opinions no longer devastate you – at least, most of the time. It is such a relief! Caring about other people’s opinions of me was the curse of my […]

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Amazing You – Have More Fun

February 5, 2019

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Family Playing Cards

Stop and Smell the Roses When people reach the end of their lives, they do not say, “I wish I had worked harder and spent less time with my family.” That is not what life is all about, or I should say, that is not what life is supposed to be about. They usually say […]

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Amazing You – Manage Your Time

January 16, 2019

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Time Management Clock

Life is so busy that for the majority of people there simply isn’t enough time to do everything that must be done. The answer to this dilemma is to learn to manage your time! We must live with the fact that everyone has exactly the same amount of time. There are 24 hours in a […]

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The Neuroscience of Happiness

May 16, 2017

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The Miraculous Human Brain The wiring and chemistry of our brains defines every experience and every behavior, which makes using neuroscience the best way to unravel and understand any aspect of the human experience. Whether you are happy, sad, angry, inspired, stressed, or something else entirely, looking at how your brain functions can be a big […]

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