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Law of Attraction Exercises

This is one of the best stories to argue thoughts are things I've ever heard! This is a story about exercising. Nothing crazy like wanting to win a gold medal or something. You can exercise this muscle no matter your age. No matter your size, stature, or weight. This is something we can all exercise. Right here. Right now... "There's no way you can make that ...

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Breaking Big Goals Into Smaller Goals

We've all heard the advice - break big goals into bite size pieces that you can manage. It sounds like great advice, but I've never really consciously done it before. ...until I was staring down a HUGE mountain that I was expected to ski down. I had only been skiing a handful of times in my life and the last time was over 6 years ago. Coming from a flat midwestern ...

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7 Favorite Fiction Books to Read This Year

I used to only read non-fiction books. I also used to have to take melatonin almost every night in order to fall asleep. Then I heard Tim Ferriss (my hero) say that reading fiction before bed is better than taking Ambien. Ferriss reasons that reading fiction helps switches your brain from learning to relaxation mode by distracting it from your own thoughts. After ...

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Songs to Overcome Fear and Motivate Yourself

While putting on the final touches of a project that I've been working on for 8 years now, I realize that I might be sabotaging myself. During all the ups and downs in the last 8 years I never once questioned if this project was worth all the pain, heartache - not to mention time and money. But now, as D-Day approaches I find myself literally feeling sick to my ...

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I Finally Found A Meditation Technique That Works For Me!

Last year I wrote about the benefits of meditating and my struggles with not being able to. I got some great advice from lots of people and really appreciate all of your efforts to help. But I finally found something that has been working great for me on a consistent basis. After reading this article, How to "Get High" Without Drugs, I started listening to ...

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Your What If’s Can Make You Sink or Swim

What would the world be like today if the Wright brothers never asked themselves, "What if people could fly?" Children seem to naturally be able to imagine creative and wild WHAT IF scenarios. While adults sadly seem to migrate towards the negative side of WHAT IF and think about things like, WHAT IF I quit my job to start a business and it fails? Don't get me ...

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Failure: A time for self-reflection

Failure is a time of learning. Every failure should be a time for reflection. Whether it's a breakup of a relationship or a business venture gone wrong. These are the periods when alone time and nature should be mandatory to remind yourself of how magnificent the world is, despite the fragile state your ego may be in at the moment. Failure is when you realize ...

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Caged Chickens

This is an exerpt from the book  Chicken Soup for the Traveler's Soul, in a story titled, "Loose Chickens" by Nancy Vineski: I was a real estate agent and had gone to check out one of our listed properties. It was an egg-laying operation, a commercial facility involving thousands of caged chickens. The warehouse-like building held hundreds and hundreds of small ...

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How do you express your spirituality?

Spirituality = the internal experience of an individual Like Oprah says in the quote above, spiritual doesn't necessarily mean religion, but I've found it's a helpful place to start. This year for Easter I went to a church completely different than I had ever been to before. I attended a midnight Easter service at a Russian Orthodox church.  Russian ...

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Overcoming Cold Feet – Persistence

Movies like Gravity and Pursuit of Happyness demonstrate one form of persistence. They demonstrate how hard a lot of people will fight when they have absolutely nothing to lose. The problem is, most of us do have something to lose. Most of us have friends and family who may think we're crazy. We have comfy houses, cars and jobs. How do you fight as hard as Sandra ...

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