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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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Follow the Path to Healthy Weight Loss and Live a Happier Life

March 26, 2019

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Older Woman on the Beach

A True Story During high school, extra weight was not my problem, my misery came from another source. At 13, I had reached 5 ft. 9 in., which made me taller than my friends and all the boys. In my mind, all I could see was a tall, plain, and unattractive Amazon who towered above […]

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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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Find Your Dream Job and Understand What Happiness Means

March 17, 2019

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Dreams of Happiness College graduates dream of the future when they will be at the top of their game. They dream of money and all the things money can buy –  the big house, the beautiful designer clothes, nice cars – maybe even a limousine. They believe that will make them happy. But, what about […]

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Why Is It Hard to Build Healthy Habits?

March 4, 2019

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There is a tremendous amount of emphasis today on living a healthy life and many Americans profess to wanting to be healthier. S0 . . .  why is it hard to build healthy habits? There is an abundance of information available – articles, blogs, news reports, etc. on how to create a healthy lifestyle. Food […]

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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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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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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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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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Tips for Being the Best You Possible

April 4, 2017

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  Below are 10 tips for being the best YOU possible. They will help you stay true to yourself and allow you to follow your heart’s desires. #1 – Give yourself permission to have dreams and goals in your life, regardless of what your family and friends may say or think. If you want to be a rock […]

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