Gail Devers Taught Us About True Winners
Gail Devers says: "Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything
requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination
and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.".......
Thoughts Become Things
So Think Positive
Have you ever wondered why some things seem to come so simple for some
people while things that you wish for seem to take forever or never happen
at all? Have you actually taken the time to think about what you spend
a lot of your time......
Stand On Our Own
All of us has a privilege to life. This comes with great responsibility
of improving our own lives with the choices we make. Those who are striving
to become whatever we have set our eyes on, the key is to be able to stand
on our own.......
What's the point of a rule, goal, or plan if you don't follow it?
If you're not willing to follow a plan, idea, or goal straight through,
then don't bother pretending. You're only setting yourself up for disappointment.
You'll be creating........
Attitude is one of those words that we have difficulty defining. It
is a state of mind, a disposition, it reflects in our moods and personality,
it molds our perspectives and preferences. It can result in laxity or negligence:
an "It’s Not My Job" mentality.......
Easy Creative Rituals to Spark Your Imagination and Inspire Your Soul
Revitalizing your creative talents will help you in the most unexpectedly
wonderful ways: a new business idea, a renewed commitment to self-care,
an appreciation for the beauty that lies all around us. Finding a
small bit of time each day.......
The Secret Behind Creativity
Gratitude is extremely powerful and can’t be activated unless consciously
practiced every day of our lives. It can turn a sour mood into a joyous
one, make us laugh at our own silly shortcomings, and open our hearts up
Do You Win at Home Organization? Think Small!
Procrastination is often the by-product of fear. We may perceive something
to be so big or unattainable that we become overwhelmed and immobile.
Getting organized doesn’t mean you have to take on that mountain in one
Singles: Questions To Keep Your Spirit Alive
I was recently reminded of this when I met up with a friend for coffee.
As energetic, bubby, positive, social, million-miles an hour type of Christian
girl, she was telling me about her new boyfriend. They had moved in together,
Choice and Change
I heard you say this year I'm going to... stop smoking, exercise more,
take a few night classes, start saving for retirement, eat healthier, cut
my alcohol intake by 50%, get more rest and on and on and on. Choices to
change. I applaud you.........
Visualize, and Receive - Is Planning Really Necessary?
If planning is really necessary, it is much more UPSTREAM, i.e. BEFORE
goalsetting - you decide what you want, when, where, how you are going
to "affirm and visualize", than DOWNSTREAM i.e. AFTER goalsetting - how
A lot of you don’t want to hear this but you have more control of your
life’s experiences than you’re exercising. Taking charge of YOU requires
discipline. It requires going through life at a pace that you’re able to
remain aware of..........
My Girls Are
Yes my story maybe a little funny and similar to others! However, when
you pay close attention to the interaction of children with people in general
you can easily see that part of what makes them so likeable besides being
cute. It is.........
For Better Public Speaking
The fear of speaking in public is well-documented, often discussed,
and probably overrated. The great news is that speaking in front of a group
can be an entertaining and energizing experience for even the most fearsome
among us. Try.......
10 Ways to Start Living a More Meaningful Life
Life is much too precious to waste that way. Every person has a unique
purpose in life. I implore you not to waste your days berating yourself
for what you don’t know and don’t do well. Instead, discover your strengths,
Is Your Life’s
Purpose For Sale?
Mel ran into Craig Nathanson, The Vocational Coach, one morning after
Craig’s run in Central Park. Mel said: “Nothing makes me happier than making
sure no one has to step on garbage when they start out their day on my
to Set Your Mind for Success
How long have you waited to be happy at work? Or to write a book? Or
bring home the income you deserve? Are you your own best support system
or biggest diversion? Consider this, the cheetah has no problem using its
Wants To Rule The World
The pursuit of power, which can be inherently very intoxicating, has
always played a central role in the history of human affairs. Perhaps it’s
human nature to seek an edge in order to not only survive but also thrive
in the jungles of.........
Letting Go and
One of the greatest lessons in life is the lesson of “letting it be.”
This is a lesson from the energy of the Divine feminine. In this song the
energy of the Divine feminine is represented by Mother Mary. It could as
well be any other wondrous........
Commitments of Love and Courage
There is a story about a little girl who suffered from a serious disease.
Her best chance of recovery would be to receive a blood transfusion from
her five-year old brother. The doctor explained the situation to
the little brother. He asked.......
to Quit Smoking – 7 simple steps to stop smoking
When people smoke more than half of what they breathe is fresh air
- pulled through the cigarette right down into the lungs. So if you feel
any cravings you can instantly overcome them by taking three deep breaths.
Whenever you do........
Your Thinking, Change Your Life
The good news is regardless of our current circumstances, we can choose
our thoughts and how we react to any situation. We can choose to be positive,
loving, and appreciative or negative, judgmental and critical.
When you find........
Many think that possessions and recognition define success and in order
to gain these, they must work harder and longer, sacrifice relationships,
values and health. Some believe success is unachievable because they're
Life changing Attitude
Imagine how it is like to have your own problems and the problems of
others. It’s great, why? Because you get feedback from all the flanks,
imagine yourself like a giant sponge whose only job is to soak information.
It gives you an edge........
Setting - The Importance of Stern Resolve!
When setting goals for future success, it's imperative that you begin
the process with a clear healthy mindset. One that empowers you with the
realization that you, and you alone, possess the ultimate tool to improve
Great Sermon That Got Away
When a sermon comes together, it is a magnificent thing. I grant you
this doesn't happen often, but when it does it's wonderful. The bad
thing about a really wonderful sermon is you can only preach it one time.
To me, this........
True and Magnificent Power of Giving
I firmly believe that whatever you impart to others will come back
to you a hundred fold. You are doing yourself a big favor by helping someone
in need. By doing even the smallest acts of generosity, you are inviting
So instead of berating ourselves about our laziness or procrastination,
let's take that energy and use it to figure out how to make that chore
more pleasant or rewarding. (Chocolate usually works for me.) Sometimes
it's as simple as pulling.......
Solutions For Combatting Extreme Shyness
Extreme shyness can take many forms, and can show up differently in
different people. Some very shy people have problems being in large gatherings,
yet feel comfortable in small groups. Some shy people only feel acute discomfort
The Pursuit of
One billion postage stamps with the likeness of Crazy Horse have been
issued over the last few decades. It all started with a single hike up
the mountain by man who was humble enough to begin the project by himself
but had a vision..........
3 Key Components to Any Successful Change
When we decide to change something in our lives, we make the decision
to swap out the old and familiar for something new and unknown. This upsets
our equilibrium and can be frightening and somewhat disorienting. But we
Simple Strategies for Keeping Your Life Stuck
When It Is The
Time To Forgive