Archive | September, 2013
Look Closer At Your Life Choices

Look Closer At Your Life Choices

If you could take a photo of your life today and then zoom in on something special or important which part of your life would you choose?

Would it be something that is causing you distress or something that is an exciting memory or a special relationship?

Have you ever noticed when you take a wide angled shot of a scene you see a lot of picture but very little detail and when you zoom in on one part of the picture you miss out on the big picture, though you get a very good view of one part of the picture that really interests you?

Sometimes when we focus on things in our life we feel distressed, but when we see it as part of a bigger picture we can deal with it, even gain and learn something important from it.

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Live in the now

Living in the now means fully appreciating and savoring the moment. For example, if you are taking a walk, look closely at the plants and flowers you pass; feel their soft leaves, inhale their gentle aroma and look at the subtle tones of color. Feel the soft gentle breeze against your face. Involve all of […]

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The shape of the world

I spotted a book the other day of “People Who Shaped History.” The cover had thumbnail pics of “history makers” such as Churchill, JFK, Ghandi and so on. It got me to thinking – whose history did they shape? Well, ours of course. Yours and mine, our parents, and grandparents. As though we all had […]

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Do you plan every little step before you start something?

Do you plan every little step before you start something?

Brad Gosse discusses the idea of planning, and how he doesn’t like to plan too much or too far ahead.

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Do you visualize your goals?

When people try to bring about change in their lives, they think about how to change their jobs, improve their finances, health or their relationships, and whilst it is good to think about what you want to achieve, those who merely think, will not achieve as much success as those who do something about it. […]

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Anticipating and Preparing for Change and Stressful Situations to Minimize Distress

Anticipating and Preparing for Change and Stressful Situations to Minimize Distress

All of us face change in our life. Sometimes we love it, look forward to it and enjoy the preparations that are involved in making it happen

On other occasions, change can be very distressing. Usually occurring without warning, we are usually unprepared for it.

We gain valuable insight into how to prepare for change by learning how to apply their approaches to potential change and stressful situations.

Contrary to people may think, being psychologically prepared for change is possible.

we can learn to manage our responses and thoughts in times of minor changes and challenge.

Learning how to deal with the many minor challenges and changes we face daily, will help us to develop the skills to deal with the unexpected major ones.

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How Creative Are You?

How Creative Are You?

Do You Feel Creative

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Why Hardships Aren’t Negative

I have recently started following an up and coming motivational speaker based out of the US named Eric Thomas. Eric has a very inspirational story and is doing some incredible work to help the inner city youth throughout the country. In one of his talks to a group of students, he describes dropping out of […]

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Do you have self confidence?

Self confidence is one of the most important skills you can develop in your life, if you really want to achieve everything you set out to do. Do you consider yourself to be a confident person? Confidence is developed and strengthened over time. For example, a dentist who has been operating her practice for a […]

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Inspirational quotes for better living

“What chance gathers she easily scatters. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together.” Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe “A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.” General Douglas MacArthur “The real leader has no need to lead– he is content […]

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