Because I believe diet and exercise are so important, I'm often frustrated with the recommendations I receive. Nutrition and natural health ideas are often so negative (don't eat this, watch out for that) or so rigorous (be sure to eat some raw, natural, organically grown vegetable I've never ... Views: 2244
When people think about pursuing something, they usually first take a look at their resources to determine whether or not they can do it. That is a wise thing to do.
But where most people fail in this process is when they look at their resources to determine whether or not they can do it, they ... Views: 505
Master Lin Yun, founder of Black Hat Tibetan Feng Shui, has
stated that making Feng Shui enhancements without
intention, is only 10% effective. However, add intention
and you'll get a 120% improvement!
If you listen to successful people talk about what makes
them successful, one of the ... Views: 1608
Chris Chrysler was a skilled and devoted violinist who had a lifelong dream to own a Stradivarius. For many years Chris worked hard to earn enough money to buy the coveted instrument. Finally he took his life savings to New York City’s music district and searched many stores. After numerous ... Views: 568
While walking through Costco, I noticed the large bin of photographs that had been processed and were waiting for customers to pick up. There were probably a couple of hundred packets listed alphabetically according to customers’ names. I was struck by the fact that all of these personal bags of ... Views: 511
In times of stress and difficulty, home becomes more important to our sense of well-being. We look to our home to provide a sensory reprieve that allows us to unplug from the stresses of the outside world. In turbulent times, we especially yearn for a serene space.
However, creating a calming ... Views: 3091
More people are hiring a coach every day. Choosing a coach is an important decision. To choose wisely, use your emotional intelligence - all parts of your brain, emotional as well as cognitive.
HOW TO START YOUR SEARCH
Start by doing the research.
· Enter "EQ coach" on a search engine, ... Views: 653
“If one advances confidently in the direction of their dreams, and endeavors to live a life which they have imagined, they will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” Henry David Thoreau
The quotation included above is my all-time favorite quote. It may only be a few words, but my ... Views: 742
Believe me, today is the most wonderful day of your life! You live in today; drink, dine, walk, talk, work and play today. Living today is not enough, make it a wonderful day for you.
In order to make your today a wonderful day, get up from the bed early in the morning. While brushing your ... Views: 530
WHAT DO YOU WANT?
What would be your answer if someone asked you what it is you want most from life? Your reply would probably be that you want to be successful. But how do become successful, and what does it mean? After all, there are many apparently successful people who have large houses, ... Views: 604
Sadness is the body’s way of telling you how much it misses being happy. Relationships end, jobs are lost, people die, welcome to the game of life. Sadness is a natural reaction to a loss of some kind. Every person on the planet has situations that can bring on sadness. It can be loneliness, ... Views: 2524
Have you ever been out in the world and some person or event sends you into a flying hag bag of negative emotions? Or you feel overwhelmed with downbeat thoughts like anger, fear, sadness and all of their cousins, namely guilt, jealousy, revenge and manipulation? This is what my Gramma Schredd ... Views: 1004
Excuses stop you from having more fun, more love and more good times in your life. That’s the only thing they do. We’re presented with unlimited opportunities to do, see and experience life. Go here, go there, go everywhere. The problem is we just can’t do everything so we say no to plenty of ... Views: 670
All kinds of research has been done to see if certain kinds of people have more fun than others. The results? No particular kind of person is prone to more fun. There are lots of happy poor people and plenty of dissatisfied rich people. Race, political or religious beliefs, boy or girl, it just ... Views: 801
"Motivation is not a thinking word," say John P. Kotter and Dan S. Cohen, in their book, "The Heart of Change." (http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1578512549/susandunnmome-20 )
They go on to say ANALYSIS HAS 3 LIMITATIONS:
1. In a remarkable number of cases you don’t need it to find the ... Views: 538
Having just returned from a cruise, where I was seated nightly with a table of 10 stranger, I was reminded of the many definitions of ^emotional intelligence.^
When I ask laypeople what EQ means, they respond “common sense,” or “manners,” or “knowing how to get along.” These are good ... Views: 799
Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who's the healthiest of
them all? Here is your handy-dandy checklist for a
healthy you. Discover how your face reveals your
____1. If you see 12 bloodshot lines in the whites of
the eyes, your internal organs are getting weak.
____2. If the ... Views: 1245
What do we mean in healing when we talk about ‘letting go’? Everywhere we turn to get some help in healing, all we hear is people preaching to us “you must let it go!” This probably sounds like a very nice idea to the person who seeks guidance and I do agree with whomever it is that is preaching ... Views: 458
Do you ever wonder about your daily routines? Think about it, from the minute you wake up in the morning until you lay your head down to sleep. Think of the habits you have become accustomed to, or what you have been programmed to do in the morning. For example, taking your shower after your ... Views: 681
When Sir Henry Docwra took over the settlement of Derry in 1600 he began a series of plantations in Ulster that effectively ended the autonomy of the Irish Celts. Henceforth, Ireland would be divided, not only geographically with settlers concentrated mainly in the North, but religiously ... Views: 1679
Most people find a place in the world by satisfying certain wants and needs -- of other people! If these wants and needs match your own you are among the lucky few. For the rest of us there is a difficult search necessary, which may not end successfully.
To increase the likelihood of success it ... Views: 1740
Oxygen is vital to life. Oxygenating the organs and tissue provides life giving energy and nutrients and removes toxins and wastes. Do this at least once per day: Inhale through your nose to the count of two or three; hold for a four or five count; exhale through your mouth at 4 ... Views: 1373
The world is going downhill faster than an Olympic skier. Terrorists lurk around every corner. Climate change will soon melt the tundra and turn Iowa into a desert. Frankenstein foods are flooding the market, cleverly masquerading as innocent potatoes and beets.
And everybody is planning ... Views: 584
Occasionally making improvements is easily achievable for most people. While continuous improvement is mostly unachievable; however, striving for it separates the winners from the losers. There are many areas in your life that may need improvement: career, relationships, learning, finances, ... Views: 581
It is easy to be spiritually positive and philosophical
about life when things are going well. Even when exposed to
life’s misfortunes from a distance--distant relatives or
acquaintances--it’s fairly easy to conclude that life is
bringing them the experiences appropriate to their lives.
But what ... Views: 649
Imagine you’re standing in line at the grocery store, and a person behind you asks if they can go ahead of you. “Sure”, you say. Then person after person asks if they can go first, and time and time again, you let them, even though it’s now become a problem for you.
Making things happen in ... Views: 569
I went to a yoga workshop the other day. At one point we were instructed to find a partner for a few exercises. After overcoming my shyness with strangers I paired up with my neighbor. We tentatively began trying the moves together, being careful to make sure each other was safe and sound. It ... Views: 551
"A garden in the early stage is not a pleasant or compelling place: it's a lot of arduous, messy, noisome work -- digging up the hard ground, putting in the fertilizer, along with the seeds and seedlings. So with beginning a story or novel." --Ted Solotaroff
That's like the beginning of ... Views: 527
Do you really listen to others? Or do you simply hear what they're saying?"What's the difference?" I hear you say. Well, with the help of Carol Mc Call, Master Coach, this is what I've learnt.
Persons speak to us and we don't listen! We hear them.
We listen 25% of the time and hear and make up ... Views: 871
What is it you want and desire?
-A better life
-To have greater prosperity
-A better job
-A new car
-A bigger house
-To lose weight
-A new relationship
-An overseas trip
-To send the kids to University
-To create more success
These and many other outcomes are thought about, dreamt ... Views: 1037
What do we mean in healing when we talk about ‘letting go’? Everywhere we turn to get some help in healing, all we hear is people preaching to us “you must let it go!” This probably sounds like a very nice idea to the person who seeks guidance and I do agree with whomever it is that is preaching ... Views: 435
The power of the mind is a truly remarkable thing.
How you feel in any given moment is linked to:
- What you are focussing on
- The way that you are moving and using your body
- The language you are using
Your mind controls all three!
If you are feeling lethargic or need an instant ... Views: 2214
If it is our aim to succeed in life then many qualities will be demanded of us. We must have not only courage and ability, but also intelligence and integrity to name just a few. To aspire to success you will also need to understand, either consciously or instinctively, the necessity of having a ... Views: 3051
Everything Happens for A Reason
Would you like to enjoy more success and have less stress in your life? Do you wish that your daily aggravations had less power over you? Would you appreciate some peace of mind?
No, you don't need to find a genie in a bottle to enjoy these spectacular benefits. ... Views: 781
I came across an interesting phrase in a novel by Terry Pratchett - "Rumour can have gone around the world before TRUTH has got its boots on!"
So, what is it about gossip and tittle/tattle that can generate such a blazing trail? It's easy to understand the urgency around "run for your life, the ... Views: 562
Remember the British noble-woman who said, re: sex, “I don’t care what two consenting adults do as long as they don’t do it in the street and frighten the horses”? She may have said “embarrass,” I can’t find the quote. Either will do, as I proceed to apply this to cell phones.
I agree they’re ... Views: 2216
Do you have a problem? Here is a simple way to turn it
around. Listen up, OK?
Take your problem and write it out. Now, as you're writing it
out, there will be a few sentences. Take the sentences and
number them, and leave a space behind each of them.
Now, what do you have? You have a ... Views: 681
A friendship poem:
Choose friends wisely, the portrait they paint
Is who you are and who you ain't.
Friendship is life's great support
When friends are of the right sort.
For all your dreams do they make room,
Or bring you down with doom and gloom?
You will know a friendship is true
When it ... Views: 756
Valentine's Day or any day - romance and passion are important. Whether you're looking for a new relationship or looking to enhance an existing one, Feng Shui will power your intentions.
Your environment is either supporting you or working against you. If you are in a relationship these tips ... Views: 1848
Everything I know about myself I've learned from studying the characters I create when I write. Everything I know about the characters I create when I write I've learned from studying myself.
One thing I've noticed about all these people (both my characters and myself) is that they're not ... Views: 772
When you begin to study feng shui, you quickly realize the importance of the qualities and characteristics of the five feng shui elements: wood, fire, earth, metal, and water. This knowledge is essential to selecting appropriate colors, furnishings, and accessories for your home. You can also ... Views: 536
I like a good challenge now and then. A couple of weeks ago I took on Mother Nature in a test of wills. I attempted to clear two feet of snow from my driveway through the power of positive thinking. I also used deep breathing, relaxation techniques, and openness. When those didn't work I tried ... Views: 482
New Year is a time for making resolutions to transform your life. Do a self-reflection analysis and see how you can enhance each of the nine areas of your life to improve your emotional, mental and spiritual status for living in harmony and balance.
Set yourself a goal. Visualise ... Views: 2026
You've been searching for self improvement or personal
development. To increase your self esteem, achieve personal
growth, have more happiness in your life...or perhaps reach
an important goal. Maybe you're even working with a
personal success coach.
You're on a meaningful quest! But if ... Views: 764
Surfing on the Internet can be a major problem if you
don't employ a reasonable amount of protective software.
Hackers, spyware and viruses all combine to make it
essential that you have a firewall, a spyware detector and
an anti-virus program - all up to date and operating on ... Views: 623
Washington Post columnist Bob Levey shared a list of some of his favorite funny headlines. His list includes some incredibly funny, laugh-out-loud lines. Among them were:
•"Study Finds Sex, Pregnancy Link."
•"Official: Only Rain Will Cure Drought."
•"Low Wages Said To Be Key ... Views: 3225
Occasionally making improvements is easily achievable for most people. While continuous improvement is mostly unachievable; however, striving for it separates the winners from the losers. There are many areas in your life that may need improvement: career, relationships, learning, finances, ... Views: 5343
A central feng shui tenet is that marital or romantic happiness is an important element for a happy, well-lived life. And if you’ve had marital or romantic unhappiness, you know how true that is!
Of course, one of the keys to an effective partnership is having the relationship on a solid ... Views: 6232
WHY DO WE NEED THEM?
Although the title of this article refers only to books, the guidelines given here will apply equally to similar self-help articles and newsletters found on web sites dedicated to the subject. Whatever form it takes, the intention is to provide people with the knowledge and ... Views: 1254