According to the tiny digital clock in front of the mayorâs seat to my left the time was 5:58, two minutes to go before the gavel would shake our audience of citizens and staff to attention. In a hundred twenty seconds or so the Council members, five including the mayor would sit up straight ... Views: 586
Our body and health is the most valuable investment in our lives. While alive, it never stops functioning and is, in short, natureâs miracle creation. And it is free! Letâs think about how much time resources we spend on our 401Kâs or other financial investments. The body is ever changing and ... Views: 1702
Look closely at the title of this article. Youâll notice a question. Before we get into what drives you, let us examine the question. Thoughtsâ¦Where do they come from? Think this through and give yourself plenty of time. I firmly believe I have the answer, and that is thoughts come from the ... Views: 374
Imagine standing at the lectern.
1. You know your material.
2. You are able to control your nervousness.
3. You make eye contact with your audience thereby talking to them and not at them.
4. You deliver your speech or presentation with color, with life, with emotion.
5. You speak with a ... Views: 1017
Whatâs the best way to break your writerâs block? These three sure-fire tips will have you back in your writing groove in no time:
Tip #1: Read works by other writers. Listen to other peopleâs ideas. The ideas for particular characters in your stories donât have to be yours to be inspired by ... Views: 273
Where is the past? Some people will say that the past is ‘behind them’. If you look ‘behind them’ you will not see the past. Others will point to their head and say the past is ‘in there, in my mind’. If you were to surgically open their head you would not ... Views: 436
Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is so easy, fast and terrific that it may very well be the perfect health and self help process to transform your life. It is an amazing self growth and personal development process using a combination of acupressure points, emotional reformatting and energy ... Views: 1055
So many of us are moving through life unconscious…sleeping. When a woman in one of my self-awareness workshops was asked to answer the question “Who Am I?” for herself, she became very frustrated and agitated before grumbling, “I don’t know!” My response ... Views: 326
If your bathroom is cluttered with several family members cosmetics, half filled bottles, and grooming toolsâitâs time to clear it out, clean it up and convert it to a space that is fresh, green and rejuvenating!
First, empty the room and edit all of your belongings. That means youâll need to ... Views: 588
World history is full of powerful leaders; men and women who changed the direction of societies, business and culture. Nothing is more valuable to our societyâs health. Yet today, leadership often feels like a missing link in business, politics, religion, education and even the family.
Sure, ... Views: 385
Think of a time when you really wanted something badly. When your need to have or achieve it consumed your thoughts, yet your mind convinced you it was out of reach or unattainable.
One of the greatest mysteries that surround the elusive nature of success, happiness and peace of mind is ... Views: 438
I often marvel at the innovative men and women responsible for the advancement of modern technology. Somehow these brilliant minds refuse to believe there are limits to what they can create and accomplish.
When you think about it, our minds are the most intricate and powerful âcomputersâ ... Views: 371
Have you ever seen the little children in undeveloped, impoverished countries on the news? Notice how happy they seem, unless they are starving or sick (which many of them are). Have you ever wondered how that can be? How can children with so little â and with so little future â seem so happy, ... Views: 1165
Most of us have heard at one time or other that 'selfish' is a bad thing. We're supposed to share. We're supposed to think about other people's feelings. We're supposed to sacrifice sometimes. Selfishness is something to overcome, not practice. I don't buy it.
There comes a point in ... Views: 573
In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, a life can end. And when that time comes, how will others remember us? Did we reach for the stars, or did we simply live each day as we did the day before. What disturbs me the most about many people is the way in which they view themselves. How you view ... Views: 324
TEN SUCCESS PRINCIPLES TO IMPROVE TRAINING RESULTS
Here are the ten best common sense principles to understand and apply in order to improve the quality of your training efforts and the actual results you get:
1. Separate âtrainingâ from âteachingâ in your mind and ... Views: 481
Even when times are good and budgets are flush, it can be easy for managers to view training and development as a cost rather than an investment towards bottom-line returns. When the economy is tight, and your boss has ordered you to cut your budget by 15 percent, and across-the-board spending ... Views: 2267
It is easy to make excuses when you fail – you can blame it on the economy, or your genes, or your upbringing. But the bottom line is that you are in charge of you.
You know from personal experience - it’s extremely rare that things go exactly as planned. What differentiates ... Views: 417
We live in an age where we have so many opportunities at hand. Human kind has grown so much that even though we are presently going through a period of global recession, we still live in the most abundant period of our history. Today, we are able achieve things that were unimaginable a few ... Views: 289
That irritating co-worker you’re stuck sitting by (again!) sees a decidedly different side of you than your best friend does. That’s because you have many people inside of you (no they’re not imaginary).
That’s what veteran science writer, Rita Carter discovered as she ... Views: 485
Your hobby or work expertise or belief may be unusual, yet itâs likely that people near you share your interest. Or they may just want to have fun. How can you find those kindred spirits? By hosting an ever-better MeetUp.
Also consider start a MeetUp to create a profit center for yourself. Or ... Views: 554
We instinctively experience situations as individuals or as part of a group. As David Brooks suggests today, the world is divided into those with an individualist or a collectivist mentality. Guess which group is larger.
Freedom to succeed. That powerful American dream attracts millions of ... Views: 542
At a wedding I attended last Summer on the most southern island of Greece, an American was marrying a Greek woman he met at graduate school. People traveled there from 20 countries. Of the 90 or so guests, all under 30 years of age had visited at least five countries, often for study, work or ... Views: 499
It's no secret, true happiness and success doesn't come cloaked in wishful thinking - no matter what the self-help gurus might say. In today's world of financial unease, political change and questioning, we need more than visualizing and good thoughts - we need actions. That's exactly why Robert ... Views: 239
It's no secret. America is in the midst of one of the most stressful times in its history. High gas prices, stock market instability, and rising costs of everything from phone bills to electric to food -- all of these factors contribute to increased stress. And with growing stress levels come ... Views: 340
It is an unprecedented time in our history. People are anxious and angry, and stress levels are without a doubt on the rise. The Institute of HeartMath, an international leader in stress research, has developed a sophisticated online self-assessment tool that people can use in these uncertain ... Views: 290
The Meaning Of Light: As a lighting specialist, I've become interested in the use of the word "light" in our language. How many times do we refer to light in one day? Let me count the ways.
THE SCIENTIFIC DEFINITION
The scientific definition of light is--a wavelength of electromagnetic ... Views: 430
There is a common vocabulary used by people who are living with clutter. These words and phrases give clues to the effects of clutter on the physical, emotional, and spiritual level. A lot can be learned about the person living with clutter by listening to what they have to say when they ... Views: 698
Success is an easy word to throw around. If you ask anyone if they would like to be successful, you are more than likely to get a âyes, of course!â type of response. I mean who doesnât want to be?
Some people say they are working to be more successful. But how many people actually think about ... Views: 231
There is an old saying that goes "Music doth soothe the savage beast", or something to that effect. It turns out there is more truth to that adage than you might expect. Scientist, through extensive studies into brain wave management, have shown that certain frequencies can be combined to ... Views: 741
What is The Law of Attraction?
The law of attraction is the attractive, magnetic power of the Universe that draws similar energies together. It manifests through the power of creation, everywhere and in multiple ways. This law attracts thoughts, ideas, people, situations and circumstances.
The ... Views: 193
Your Attitude and How to Overcome Yourself
This article will have many things you have heard before, and maybe some you have not.
First, YOU are your own worst enemy.
Somewhere along the line you took on, bought into, and started to believe in a very underhanded way that money and wealth was ... Views: 505
I am sure most of you have already heard that what we focus on expands, but have you really experienced that in your own life? Have you really noticed it, because if you did, you would be very diligent about where you put your attention. Have you been tuning into the news with its stories of ... Views: 358
My favorite day of the year has always been Valentine's Day. It didn't matter if I was alone on that day or not, I still adored it. Valentine's day for me is a celebration of love, love in its many forms, romantic love between a man and a woman, the never-ending love of family and dear friends, ... Views: 272
For as long as most people can remember, interpersonal communication breakdowns have been the number one factor causing loss of employee efficiency and effectiveness in organizations. Statements such as, âI never know whatâs going on,â âNo one ever listens to me or my ideas,â or âTHEY donât tell ... Views: 476
You've taken all the abundance courses, read all the prosperity books, watched the latest and greatest inspirational movies, listened to all the motivational audios, and you're still struggling.
Here are some possible reasons why. Perhaps you can relate to some of them.
1. You're stuck in the ... Views: 308
How do you express your self-worth? Are you going after your passions? Are you achieving your goals? How would you make your life better? These are some of the questions I have been pondering during the past couple of years as I wrote my latest book. I gathered insightful comments from women ... Views: 496
It is common for closets to be one of the most cluttered locations in any household. This happens, very simply, because of the function of these spaces in a house. After all, closets are simply a glorified storage space. They are small attics or basements that are used for things that often ... Views: 820
New Years is the time we clearly demonstrate just how undedicated and aimless we really are!
Ask anybody on January 2nd 2009 if they have New Years Resolutions or goals and nine out of ten will say, "Yes!" ...Ask the same people about their resolutions three months later and they'll look at you ... Views: 330
Over the years, many of us have had desires to be more. To have a better life, to be a better person, to have a better job, to get a degree, etc. However, a lot of people tend to stay where they are comfortable. This is known as our “comfort zone” and for a lot of people, they ... Views: 426
This article has a harsh edge to it and at times will come across as cynical. The purpose of this article is to share another side (there's always another side to things; see YIN/YANG) of The Law of Attraction and Networking. I chose these two things as it seems that many of the people ... Views: 316
Making the wrong choices – now that would be tragic! Nevertheless, as dumb as it sounds, that’s exactly what we do. So often God shows us the consequences of making a bad choice or walking through life with a bad attitude, and yet we choose that attitude anyway. Then when ... Views: 718
Do you have a money-fear addiction? You know you have an addiction to money fears if you donât experience money and other forms of abundance coming into your life easily and frequently.
If you didnât have this addiction, your energy and feelings would be focused on expanding and enjoying ... Views: 424
There are many sayings that remind us that what you give is what you get. For instance, what goes around, comes around captures the idea that what we give is what we will receive. For some this is the idea of Karma, and for others it is the essence of the Golden Rule, do unto others as you would ... Views: 542
As a corporate wellness program provider I take my work very seriously and try to make sure that each moment is filled with attention to easing tensions and stress both in my business and personal life. This is not to say that I don’t make mistakes. When I become aware of mistakes they ... Views: 427
One of the gifts of being a co-creator of WITH Forgiveness is that I have the opportunity, on a daily basis, to expand and deepen my capacity to forgive by practicing what I preach! One afternoon, I was home watching some documentaries. The first and last one, I watched that day was, âJesus ... Views: 9304
Sometimes students are used to being able to resolve concepts in their minds quickly. But in the more difficult high school classes such as Physics and Calculus, and for many college level courses, it takes more time to understand advanced concepts or problems. "Even the best students go through ... Views: 1525
There is a theme that runs throughout the Tao Te Ching and it is to Be Like Water. This is a potent metaphor that I have been reflecting on recently. There are many incredible attributes of water, but there are two in particular that I want to highlight for helping you live a peaceful and joyous ... Views: 291
January 30, 2009 marked the beginning of the 12th annual Season for Non-Violence. A Season for Nonviolence is an international 64-day educational, media and grassroots campaign dedicated to demonstrating that nonviolence is a powerful way to heal, transform and empower our lives and our ... Views: 616
What a wonderful time to be alive! I'm sure that there is no way anyone could have witnessed the inauguration of the 44th President, Barack Obama, and not felt a tremendous sense of positive change happening in our world. There is a positive shift happening and I truly feel like now is the time ... Views: 458