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Your Best Year Yet

4 Steps to Less Stress -- and a Happier, More Loving You

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

credit: maridav/123rf.com Awareness brings its own reward. Most of us have no idea how stressed we are because we've been that way so long. For y...

Time is Running Out -- Slow Down!

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 02.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

Do what you're doing when you're doing it. Stop beating yourself up for what you're not doing, and pay attention to what you are doing.

Reach Your Dreams No Matter How Busy You Are

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 04.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

Your life is in your hands. If you don't reach for your dreams, who will? And I say, please do, because you deserve nothing less.

3 Proven Moves to Accomplish Your Top 10 2015 Goals

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Last in the series: 8 Moves to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet* For 35 years I've set my top 10 annual goals, and the results have been extraordinary. ...

How to Give Yourself a Quick Performance Review

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Fourth in the series: 8 Moves to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet* How do you respond if someone asks you how you're doing? If you're anything like me, ...

How to Stop Lying to Yourself About Who You Really Are

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Third in the series: 8 Moves to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet* I lie to myself and I'm sure you do, too. We make up stories like these about why we ...

The 3 Most Important Things for Keeping Resolutions

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

You already know this: More than half of people who make New Year's resolutions give up on them by June. Don't join this failing 50 percent in 2015! I...

Learn From Your Disappointments

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Second in the series: 8 Moves to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet I confess I learn slowly. How about you? I'm not talking about picking up a new lan...

8 Moves to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet!

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

Your answers have come from your true self, your heart, who you are -- and that means you can count on your plan, trust it, and let it guide you toward making the changes and achieving the results you care about mos

Finding Your Way to a Merry Christmas

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 02.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

You've worked so hard to make a happy holiday season for the people you love -- the rest of us have no idea what it's taken you to get to this point. ...

How to Learn From 2014 to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet

Scott Eblin | Posted 02.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Scott Eblin

When you look back on the past 12 months, what have you started doing that seem like good things to continue doing in the coming year? To hone in on specific things you've been doing that have helped the cause, focus on four domains of routines -- physical, mental, relational and spiritual. Is there anything in any of those four domains that you started doing this year that you want to keep doing?

7 Steps to Being a Kinder Person

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Kindness is the best gift. You know because it gives you that welcome skip in the heart, whether you're giving or receiving. Yet in this time of frantic holiday making, kindness can get lost along the way.

What's Motivating You: Being Right or Being Kind?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Is your attention on being right? Do you have chapter and verse about what they have done wrong? Are your thoughts and feelings leading to the result either of you want? What is your real motivation?

3 Ways to Tap Into Your True Self

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 01.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

For me it's a dream come true moment. The Aspen Festival Orchestra and the exceptional Nikolai Lugansky are playing "Rachmanoff's Piano Concerto No. 3...

There Are No Mistakes... Really?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Do you ever make stupid mistakes that make you wish you had an undo button for your life? Things that make you cringe when you realize what you did? ...

Learn Your Top 3 Lessons in 2014

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

One of the biggest frustrations in my life and other's lives is -- as Albert Einstein so wisely said -- "doing the same things over and over again an...

The All Too Secret Path to a Happier and More Meaningful Life

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

The world needs our compassion -- now more than ever. And that compassion begins with you and with me. Start by practicing compassion for yourself and those closest to you.

How to Aim High: Steps 2 and 3 to Create Your Personal Vision

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Walking along the straight and narrow, a step at a time, won't get you where you really want to go. Satisfying as it is to complete the "to do" list, it's not enough. Aiming high means exactly that -- look up, grab your magic wand, and imagine your life five years from now.

How to Aim High: 3 Steps to Create Your Personal Vision

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

In the moments when you're in touch with your inner strength and wisdom, the part of you that can accomplish whatever you put your mind to, it seems that anything is possible -- and I believe it is. We are truly limitless.

How Old Are You, Really?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Whatever you call it -- your soul, your heart, or your Buddha nature -- I believe it's the essence of our true selves, that place of clarity, kindness, and purity that never changes.

3 Paths to Lasting Well-Being

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 04.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Creating lasting well-being requires shattering those habitual tendencies that lead to stress, frustration and heartbreak. Here are three paths I've been working on for years, and while I'm many miles from mastery, the more I practice, the more peace and happiness I find.

3 Paths to Instant Well-Being

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

I've discovered six paths that lead to well-being -- some work instantaneously and some generate a much more lasting result. This week, I'll focus on the ones that work instantly.

How Can We Remember What Really Matters in Life?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Today I'm reminded that one of my biggest challenges is to do first what really matters -- and to do it before I respond to the siren call of getting as much done as I possibly can. And I know in my heart I'm not alone.

3 Steps to Your Best Year Yet in 2013

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Here comes 2013. What changes do I want to make? How can I choose among all the possibilities? Which ones matter most?