Tag Archive: meaningful

Jul 28

Take ACTion Training and Workshops

Life is hectic. Have you made plans then been sidetracked with chaos or crises and then struggled to get back in the flow of things? The first half of the year my time was devoted to a sick family member, my son. He was in kidney failure and needed a transplant. The good news – …

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Jan 11

How to Complete Your To Do List (Even If You’re a Procrastinator)

Once upon a time there was an important project waiting to be completed that would be of benefit to you and those around you and it never got done. Gasp!! Have you ever set out to complete a long term project just to find yourself distracted by other tasks that seem to get in the …

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Jun 26

Get Rid of Un-necessary Suffering with Jerry Seinfeld (Part 1)

Risk   How many times do you think about taking a large or small risk socially, romantically, or at work and you don’t? About what percentage of the time do you go for the less risky option and take the safe option (do nothing)? How well do you like the results of taking the safe option? …

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Nov 14

Quality of Life Backpack

What do you carry in your back pack for increasing the quality of your life? How do you know what is important to pack with you for the journey? Your back pack is just like life and is limited in what it will hold. The quality of your life depends on filling your back pack with purposeful and meaningul direction and then …

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Sep 17

Warning: Stress is NOT the Enemy

Have I told you I am a fan of TED Talks? I came across this one by Kelly McGonigal and I believe the message and research findings are consistent with the type of therapy I use. If you don’t know about the type of therapy I use, it is called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). …

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Jun 24

Pictures and Poems to Inspire

How are you doing this summer? Do you need a little pampering? I do so I I have been spending time this summer reading poetry and playing on Pinterest. So much fun and relaxing. Music too. So I am going to share some of my pleasures with you. Enjoy: Follow Your Dreams: by Amanda Bradley Follow …

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Mar 25

What’s Your Next Step? Boot Camp or a New Kitchen Gadget.

Boot Camp? I’m not talking about joining the Army and wearing a uniform. I asking what would it take for you to reach the next level of growth in your life? Maybe you’re happy with the status quo and want to keep things just as they are and not rock the boat. You know the …

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Jan 01

5 Steps to Personal Growth and Happiness

Motivational speaker Jim Rohn once said, “I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacations with better care than they plan their lives. Perhaps it’s because escape is easier than change.” What is your opinion of Rohn’s quote? I feel motivated as I take a look at the New Year and make plans to …

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Aug 05

Pick 1 out of 10 and “Just do it!”

by Epiclectic

“It’s easy to “visualize success” and to “think positively”; it’s not so easy to throw yourself into the unknown and make it work. But if you can make it work, you’ll gain far more than you can imagine.” I found the above quote on Step Case Lifehack blog written by Dustin M. Wax. The post, 10 Hard …

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Dec 05

Life Balance and a Living Hell

Lush mountain trail

The end of the year is quickly approaching. As I look back over the last year concerning commitments I made to myself the one that stands out most is creating balance in my life. An activity I committed to doing was to exercise more and be outdoors. Hiking was the perfect choice. I live near the foothills of the …

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