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Your Best Year Yet

Do You Let Little Wants Get in the Way of Big Wants?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Figuring out how to get myself to do more of what really mattered was confusing until I made the distinction between little wants and big wants.

4 Words to Solve Anything -- Part 2

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

In the three months since these 4 words first occurred to me, I've yet to find a problem they can't solve. Be present, be positive. In 4 Words t...

4 Words to Solve Anything -- Part 1

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

I love finding a simple solution, road testing it, and then passing it on -- and maybe you're the same. But the problem for most of us is remembering...

5 Ways to Fall in Love Again

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Falling in love again is impossible and unrealistic, isn't it? I'm here to tell you that it's not. Yet I'd be lying if I said that after 36 years of being together, every moment has been bliss. In fact, we've fallen in love again a number of times! Here's what I've discovered.

What's the Best Gift You Get From Being Present?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

Every time we're caught in our thoughts or feelings about something other than what's right in front of us, another moment is gone forever. Seize eve...

8 Easy Tricks to Be More Present

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

I've spent just enough time living in the present to know that Deepak Chopra speaks the truth when he says: Life gives you plenty of time to do wha...

The Undeniable Blessings of This Moment -- and How to Spend More Time Here

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 05.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Although the blessing of this moment is right here, too often we're not. We have more important things to do, lost in our thoughts, feelings, perce...

The Present You Need Most

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

The gift we desire is to be the best we can be. The good news is that brilliant advice about how to do that is everywhere we look -- blogs, b...

Why Dare to Dream Big?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

A person who dreams big is an ordinary person. What makes them extraordinary is that they find the courage, heart, and discipline to make that drea...

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

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.14.2015 | 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 04.26.2015 | 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...