As we're thrust deeper into the holiday season with thoughts focused on the New Year, a great temptation is about to rear its ugly head.
No, it's not the temptation of yet another batch of holiday cookies. It's the impossible-to-resist pull to set unrealistic, Herculean goals for 2015.
And ... Views: 0
Learning you’ve acquired new customers is always exciting. Organizations that set out to build an entirely new segment of clients often put great amounts of resources into the objective, both in terms of time and money. The outcomes are almost always disappointing because bringing in new ... Views: 1
As introverts know all too well, the holidays can be a challenging time of year. All the parties and gatherings that make this season so enjoyable for some people make it stressful for others, particularly for those of us who find large crowds exhausting, rather than energizing.
Still, if ... Views: 1
Last night I was up till 4am filled with so much energy and excitement as I received powerful energy downloads and the following special message from Yeshua for Winter Solstice 2014:
“This is a landmark event in both personal and planetary evolution. It is a time for inner and outer joy for ... Views: 1
Withdrawal is never easy, but it a necessary step on the road to recovery. Once you are sober, you must create new relationships, change your lifestyle and take on new healthy habits to stay sober. Meditation is one thing that you should make a part of your daily routine that can help you manage ... Views: 2
I just finished reading a book filled with good information, but nothing significant stood out in the content.
Actually, much of what I read I’ve read in countless other books.
Truth be told, just about any Law of Attraction, inspirational and/or motivational writer could have put their name ... Views: 2
As Jews celebrate Hannukah and Christians do Christmas, most people look for a day off or hope to benefit commercially from this time that's meaningless to millions of others. What's the point? Is it all vanity as Solomon said?
Religion is gratitude if we are doing it right. If we don't see ... Views: 1
Look deeply into your relationship. Is it the kind that you would want for your kids when they receive adulthood? This question gets asked of my new clients frequently. They looked puzzled at first then expressions
of shame and guilt spawn across their faces. As you might imagine, their ... Views: 1
A prior radio show episode centered on breaking through down fantasies, then jumping at the realities of moving in together. In a nut shell, most people begin wildly in love, constantly desiring one another; life is easy and flowing along. The next step of course is to move in with one ... Views: 1
Whoever thought that one day, paying with green paper would be viewed as primitive as a horse and buggy? We seem to be getting closer to that time, especially since the security of making payments via smartphone is always being improved.
One way is with fingerprint scanning. Some smartphones ... Views: 2
Many people need their car for everyday chors. From driving kids to school, going on a shopping spree, getting to work, or anything in between, having a car is a must. However, to be able to drive, you need to fill up the tank.
While there is only one thing to do to make your car go wild ... Views: 1
The best way to understand Jumbo CD rates is to first understand Jumbo CDs.
A jumbo CD is very much like your regular CD, only that its just that; its jumbo – it’s a big CD. Regular CDs are typically much smaller, but Jumbo CDs start at $100,000. They are a much bigger investment and are ... Views: 1
Whenever you decide to make a purchase on credit, whether you rent an apartment, buy furniture, or want a credit card or a loan, you are asking a business or individual to "take a chance on you", to grant you credit. Inevitably the lender or company will check your credit score to determine if ... Views: 1
With the advancement of technology we have today it's very easy for lenders to access someone's credit score and know exactly how risky it is to loan them money. Credit or FICO score is a formula lenders use to judge whether someone is credit worthy. Credit history is one of the key factors used ... Views: 1
When one comes across someone who is successful, it can be easy for them to come to the conclusion that they have always been this way. And this is partly because one is not going to be aware of what they had to go through to get to where they are.
One could assume that this person has ... Views: 3
Sometimes reaching out to people that you want to promote your products or services can feel a lot like making cold sales calls – not fun. Your knees start to get all shaky and there’s a butterfly totally going nuts in your gut.
• What if they think your idea is stupid?
• What if they say ... Views: 1
In looking at food trends for the coming year, Nielsen research indicates that ninety-one percent of people say they snack daily and snacking is on the rise among all age groups and genders. And I am encouraged that folks are focusing more on snacks that are rich in nutrients like nuts, seeds ... Views: 11
Did you know that stress creates inflammation that will make it harder to maintain a healthy weight?
Did you know that sleep deprivation alters hormones that make you want to eat more?
You hopefully are continuing to pay attention to your eating and exercise habits during this holiday ... Views: 9
A trade journal is a publication used to target a specific industry, profession, trade or business. The underlying foundation of trade publications is their ability to effectively deliver information that’s of value to those who work in a certain industry. In effect, all content found in trade ... Views: 2
The term “trade or business” generally includes any activity conducted for the production of income from selling goods or performing services. An activity does not lose its identity as a trade or business merely because it is conducted within a larger group of similar activities that may or may ... Views: 3
When we look at people who have made a name for themselves and have accumulated an abundance of wealth, we should ask ourselves...
"What are they doing differently that makes them so rich?"
Some people might say that they were born with certain talents. This may be true, but that's really ... Views: 15
This is it—the time of the year when you’re either ecstatic, start decorating the day after Thanksgiving, buy an ugly Christmas sweater, put up lights like the Griswold’s, listen to Christmas music on the way to and from work, and are completely infused with the holiday spirit. Breathe! Or you ... Views: 15
I’ll jump right to the point from the very start. That’s a new rule for article writing, which differs from the set standard, but as long as it serves the main goal of the article, I’ll just do it.
Let us start with this question. When do the chosen things happen in the easiest, most ... Views: 16
We all face a blunt reality when we want to change our bodies, be that improve our fitness levels, or simply lose weight. The first real issue that we have to deal with is actually a mental obstacle, called motivation.
When we want to change our bodies, the obvious solution is to simply ... Views: 11
By Frosty Wooldridge
Have you ever faced a situation that caused you to question yourself? Did you confront a teacher that you disliked or a fellow student who badgered you? Have you dwelt with co-workers that made you tear your hair out?
Welcome to the human race!
When I grew up, my ... Views: 14
All people are surrounded by a thought atmosphere. . . Through this force we’re either drawing in or forcing back. Like draws in like and…we draw in exactly what we are in mind. (or as My Grama Shea used to say “Water seeks its own level”)
The law of attraction is the principle by which you ... Views: 10
A Mission Every Employer Has with Every Employee
Dr. Bill Cottringer
“The obscure takes a while to see, but the obvious even longer.” ~Anonymous.
The above quote relates to a lesson I seem to have to keep relearning and remembering from the first book I wrote several years ... Views: 20
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#You are reading about instant gratification and saving to plan your life. When you have a plan for your life which is your money ... Views: 22
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#We live in a new age of buying for our desires and wants. We as adults need to learn control and discipline because our children ... Views: 25
It is easy to feel stuck when you have not accomplished your desired goals. Achieving your goals makes you feel good about yourself and that you are on the right track in life. For this reason it is important to know how to get the assistance we need to usher us to success. Building community, ... Views: 8
Over the past couple of weeks I’ve hosted open Q&A calls where I hop on the phone and those who join in can ask me as many questions as they have in the time allotted. I’ve been offering these with no opt-in and no replay. It’s amazing how many people are showing up live. I suppose it’s because ... Views: 11
For me, one of the saddest things to see is a relationship between two people who previously professed their deep love for one another now entering its final stage of dissolution. The divorce rate in this country is tragically high. When I was young and naive I believed that all you needed for a ... Views: 18
When it comes to time management, the truth is you can’t “manage time” but you can Manage how you USE your time!!
You can either waste it away on stuff that truly in the grand scheme doesn’t matter, OR you can focus on things that pull your life, personal development, relationships and ... Views: 15
Many Americans, says a recent survey by Gallup, worry about a data breach connected to the use of their credit cards. Interestingly, many people use a credit card for everything under the sun: even just a soda and bag of chips from the convenience mart. The more you use a credit card, the more ... Views: 6
When someone is abused during their childhood years, they can end up doing the same thing and abusing others or they can put an end to the abuse. And based on how much pain one would have experienced when they were abused, it is often hard for people to understand why they would end up doing to ... Views: 9
Cooking corner is a hotspot in every home, all around the world. It's the place for food storage, preparation and serving. Along with its important role, plenty of risks exist too. For instance, many cases of food-borne illnesses could be avoided with an improved kitchen cleaning routine. The ... Views: 6
As Christmas nears, your IT support staff might well be getting a little on the twitchy side. Christmas may be the season of good will to all men and women but it can also be the time when we are more prone to cyber-attacks. Email messages suddenly increase, many arriving with enticing ... Views: 19
I belong to a mastermind group, but we haven't been meeting up so frequently over the past year and so when we finally caught up the other day it was lovely to hear how everyone is getting along in their life and business.
One of the ladies has written a book, and I thought she would have had ... Views: 12
Before I left for Italy recently, I sat down for lunch with a friend of mine at a popular restaurant in Westchester, NY. I asked the waiter if the chef could prepare me gluten-free meal and he eagerly responded, “Yes no problem, they can make something without sugar!”
A week later, I sat down ... Views: 5
It all began when I was studying psychology in college in the 1960’s. That’s not as far back as you think. Just think of Abraham Maslow writing his paper in 1943 on what he called the “Hierarchy of Needs.” Both he and his pyramid have been revered for more than 70 years. I’m pediatrics ... Views: 13
Have you ever thought …
“I’m not sure what action to take first? And I’m not sure the action I take will get the results I want.”
Here’s a question to remedy that issue:
What do I feel most inspired to do?
If you can let go of what you’re “supposed” to do, you’ll usually have a very ... Views: 16
On December 15, 1966 Walt Disney died. His legacy and vision have lived on and expanded in amazing ways in the 48 years since his death. Walt has long been one of my business heroes – after all, look at what he created, and all done with the fabulous outcome of helping people smile, laugh and ... Views: 9
I was speaking with someone who doubled her multiple six-figure business over the past year.
She had amazing business coaching, kept her focus on her business and put in a lot of hard work.
The coaching and advice she got were exactly on target for her business.
I knew that increasing ... Views: 15
All holidays cause some insidious angst and distress in the hearts and lives of many people so I’m calling for their abolition.
I’m not the first person to notice the evil of holidays. Several years ago some private school in New York decided to exclude the celebration for ... Views: 11
Paul Newman’s “The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp” Vision Expands - by James Mapes
More than two decades ago, Paul Newman had a vision of possibility with no idea how to make it a reality. As all great visions begin, he started with a “What if…” question. What if children with ... Views: 26
Every year millions of people around the world celebrate during the holiday season. But too often, many people experience adverse health problems that taint the joy of the season.
Why? Because of stress, lack of energy, poor eating or overeating, and more.
Recent studies show that heart ... Views: 14
If you long for holidays frequently or that you are a pensioner then what better way is there to a leisurely life than a home near to the quiet sea and a little far from the maddening crowd. You will get all these and much more at Koh Samui for it has some of the unique natural beauties ... Views: 5
Sometimes when we are little and things go wrong, we think we have to take charge and fix things. We feel it’s up to us to make it better. We think we have to be the big one and we’ll show the adults how to do it. Or we feel like no one else is seeing what a mess things are, or how unsafe things ... Views: 13
Mold allergies are as common as dirt. Perhaps because the mold spores that cause the allergy are in dirt–from sea to shining sea and around the world, and dirt is out to play dirty tricks on you.
Of course, any body of water, such as a lake, produces clouds of mold spores to play havoc with ... Views: 13
Arranging the perfect proposal is not a small assignment; it’s one of the crucial events of your life and one you’ll be telling for the rest of your life. So once you’ve settled on the tremendous decision, how would you run across the right approach to ask the gigantic question? A little misstep ... Views: 15