Monthly Archives: May 2016

Procrastination

Procrastination:   to be slow or late about doing something that should be done : to delay doing something until a later time because you do not want to do it, because you are lazy, etc. An old English proverb says:  … Continue reading

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What Is Your Point Of View?

Enjoy Your Life: Change Your Point of View “Two men look out through the same bars: One sees the mud, and one sees the stars.” – Frederick Langbridge, A Cluster of Quiet Thoughts What do you see when you look … Continue reading

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Building A Better You

“Who’s the Boss?” 10 ways to start taking control (time management, goal setting, record tracking) At first glance, it would seem that positive thinking and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) have nothing to do with one another. But many people with … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments of Human Relations

Speak to people. There is nothing as nice as a cheerful word. Smile at people. It takes 72 muscles to frown, only 14 to smile. Call people by name. The sweetest music to anyone’s ears is the sound of his/her  … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Motivated

ABCs of  MOTIVATION, THE HEART OF SELF IMPROVEMENT A – Action.  Take action to create the life you want.  Avoid negative people, things and places. Achieve your dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “the future belongs to those who believe in … Continue reading

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Weeds Or Flowers

This afternoon I had a chance to get back out into my garden for a few minutes.  I was enjoying the beautiful flowers, but I noticed how quickly the weeds had grown up and how they were trying to take … Continue reading

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How Are You Today?

Every time I log into Facebook, it asks me “What’s on your mind?”  I wonder why they want to know, are they really interested in who I am and what I am thinking about or are they just trying to … Continue reading

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Time Management and Goal Setting

I have been having conversations with people lately about Goal Setting and Time Management.  Everyone says they don’t have enough time to set goals or to accomplish tasks, but the truth is unless you set the goals you will NEVER … Continue reading

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Being Mindful

Do one thing at a time. Single-task, don’t multi-task. When you’re pouring water, just pour water. When you’re eating, just eat. When you’re bathing, just bathe. Don’t try to knock off a few tasks while eating or bathing or driving. … Continue reading

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Becoming Resilient

“To become resilient, it is important to take care of yourself.  Simplify your life.  create balance by streamlining and prioritizing activities.  Make sure there is enough time for faith, fun, and family.  Eliminate unnecessary tasks and give permission to yourself … Continue reading

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