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If you spend too much time working on your weaknesses, all you end up with is a lot of strong weakne
Sunday, November 06, 2011      3 comments

Playing to your strengths It's tempting isn't it? It's so much easier to see what's wrong with yourself and your life than to take advantage of what's right. The problem is, too much focus on the negative can affect your attitude and opinio... Read more
Friday, November 4th, 2011
Friday, November 04, 2011      1 comments

Didn't get much sleep last night due to congestion, was happy to get through half my emails. Did some retail therapy & found the kids brand new backpacks for next school year for less than $5 each & a new lunchbox for less than $3 ... Read more
Do you really know what you're made of?
Thursday, November 03, 2011      3 comments

It's easy to stay true to our values when life is sunny. But because sometimes hope disappears, options run out, and bright days can turn dark, all you can really count on to be there is your own inner strength. These low points are chances to l... Read more
What do you take a stand for?
Saturday, October 29, 2011      2 comments

Courage comes in many forms. In Hollywood, courage involves evildoers and daring deeds. In real life, rescue workers, police, and the military have the courage to lie their lives on the line for someone else or a cause. Even for those of us who ... Read more
Finding and celebrating the joy in life
Friday, October 28, 2011      3 comments

Each day is a new chance to find joy and to dance. If you let it pass or think it useless, the chance is gone and you'll never get it back. When was the last time you played? Or just did something for the sheer fun of it? Joy is not found in the... Read more
Are You Neglecting Your Body?
Thursday, October 27, 2011      3 comments

If you crave chocolate as much as Aunt Marge does, you know that nothing else could possibly come first. Her tastes aside, food can actually be more of a foundation than a passion. To have an enriching & healthy life, fitness is a must. Good eat... Read more
Believing In Yourself
Wednesday, October 26, 2011      2 comments

Limitations can either define us or give us a challenge to outwit. When you look at your abilities, do you see boundaries and limits, or do you see possibilities and potential? Obsessing about weaknesses can blind us to the untapped abilities we... Read more
How Can You Share Your Spark with Others?
Tuesday, October 25, 2011      1 comments

Light is meant to be shared. If you try to hoard it or keep it covered, out of everyone's sight, you'll just end up smothering it. Try to close it in your fist so it doesn't get away, and it burns you. You can't possess light. All you can do is ... Read more
Pay attention when an old dog is barking. - Old Proverb
Monday, October 24, 2011      2 comments

Pay attention when an old dog is barking. - Old Proverb Learn From Someone Who's Been There You can learn a lot from someone who's been sniffing his/her way around the neighborhood for a while. "Experienced" individuals have uniqu... Read more
The Value of a Supportive "Family"
Sunday, October 23, 2011      4 comments

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. - George Burns, comedian and television personality The Value of a Supportive "Family" Ha. But seriously folks: Your family can be an undiscov... Read more
Are You Taking Life Too Seriously?
Saturday, October 22, 2011      4 comments

There ain't much fun in medicine, but there's a heck of a lot of medicine in fun. - Josh Billings, 19th Century Humorist Are You Taking Life Too Seriously? When was the last time your doctor told you to stay home and watch "Seinfe... Read more
Appreciation of the Good Things in Life
Friday, October 21, 2011      3 comments

Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold. - Maurice Setter Appreciation of the Good Things in Life How many times are we blind to the good in front of us because we're looking past it for somet... Read more
The Wisdom of Listening
Thursday, October 20, 2011      2 comments

Wisdom has two parts: 1)-Having a lot to say. 2)-Not saying it. - Church billboard in Vermont The Wisdom of Listening One common trait to nearly every good leader is the art of listening. Many times, the best leaders can be among ... Read more
How Well do You Roll with the Punches?
Wednesday, October 19, 2011      2 comments

Whatever is flexible and flowing will tend to grow; whatever is rigid and blocked will wither and die. - Tao Te Ching, Lao Tsu's teachings How Well do You Roll with the Punches? Change is the natural order of the world. Wh... Read more
The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. - William James, philosoph
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      2 comments

The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. - William James, philosopher and psychologist Living a Meaningful Life Looking for meaning? Having trouble figuring out how to make a difference? The... Read more

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