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"Mediocre." "Procrastinator." "Wavering." This is how my friend described herself -- and I was stunned. She is, in fact, successful, beautiful and somehow manages to bake goodies for her family in her free time. Yes, bake! (I am baffled, because I do not...
When you're trying to orchestrate a major change in your life, it can get a little scary. It's a very natural reaction to look for advice from people you trust, but you need to be very careful about what you ask for, and even more careful of who you ask for it.
If this is my purpose, it's a pretty good thing to be. It's a small life, a quiet one, but one that is beautiful and worth having.
It all starts with your morning: rather than waking up on the wrong side of the bed, start with calm positivity. Whether you're an early riser who finds enjoyment in the early hours of the day, or a night owl who falls asleep already dreading the sound of the alarm, these seven morning habits will form the basis of a happy and productive workday.
If we choose to feel our emotions -- to let them move through us -- we make better choices about our actions and lead a more goal-directed life. We can learn to accept that we need our pure and real feelings, because they connect us to ourselves, what we love and what we want.
So in my heart, I feel it is very timely that there is a day set aside to advocate awareness about PTSD. By doing so, the ignominy related to the illness may be better understood. And perhaps someday, there will be no need to even set aside a day.
A friend of mine once told me that next to every truth stands a lie, that one person's ceiling is another's floor, and that to follow a truth is like walking a razor's edge -- it's easy to fall off in error. I find defining the difference between evaluation and judgment to be in this fine-line category.
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Almost every woman I've talked to agrees that they'd love more friends, but have a hard time finding and making new friends as an adult.
We must resist the urge to focus our eyes on 'the other guy,' for comparison is like a thief in the night. It may seem innocent, but it will rob you of energy needed to sustain the race, it will drain your fuel, it will distract you, frighten you and eventually cripple you. There is plenty of room for everyone's completed mission.
We can not eliminate all the stress in our lives, but we can have solid tools to help us through life's stressors. Here are a few I relied on during my stressful time.
Perfectly Imperfect is about acknowledging and embracing our individual gifts and quirks-our perfect imperfection. It's time we release the idea that every part of us must be "perfect" and we open to our full creative potential as unique beings. Stay tuned to learn how to replace guilt, worry and self-criticism...
For a place to sleep, twenty four hour Fed Ex Office rocks! This might sound odd to some, but it totally works wonders. If you happen to have a laptop it's much easier to pull off, but you basically go in, start working, and "fall asleep" on your laptop. Most of the time they won't question you, since a lot of college kids will work out of them and inevitably crash while working.
When Maggie Doyne graduated from high school, she took what she thought would be a gap year; time to travel and explore before starting college. With a backpack, and no particular plans, she left her New Jersey suburb, and headed east.
Here are seven ways I set myself up for failure as a pro tennis player:
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"Self-Love" is a popular term that is used now, more than ever, and is thought to be something that is a prerequisite for a good life and loving relationships. But what exactly is self-love, and why is it so important?
I really don't underestimate the power of listening. Listening enables me to learn much more about someone else, to discover new opportunities, to gain respect of another, to hear about different perspectives and make better decisions due to having more information.
Healthy relationships are available to everyone, you just need to know what they require to exist. Here are five things that all healthy relationships require:
Photo Courtesy graphicstock.com ©Graphicstock As I started my usual walk the other day toward the hospital where I work -- just the short walk from my car! -- The heavy heat that has so characterized this summer smacked me in the face. With...
When you drop the interpretations about personal challenges and instead examine your thoughts around what has happened you then are on the road to self-understanding and a more peaceful and happier life.
We have to turn the concept of gratitude from a noun into a verb. We have to act on our feelings gratitude. Well, what does that mean in practical terms? The following are some ways that you can turn your gratitude practice into action: