Monthly Archives: August 2009

#131 – “Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.” Larry Bird.

“You have to force yourself to get out and do something,” an elderly food demonstrator at my local grocery store said to me when I asked her about her job. I thought about what she said later and have been … Continue reading

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#130 – Ask yourself, “will this matter a year from now?” From: Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff by Richard Carlson, Ph.D.

 Asking yourself that question puts everything in perspective.  More often than not what seems of great concern today will be just an irrelevant blip in your life a year from now.  The interesting subhead to the book states, “Simple Ways to Keep the Little … Continue reading

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#129 – You can have it if you don’t really need it. The Missing Secret by Dr. Joe Vitale

Your desperation to succeed makes succeeding harder because it adds fear and negativity to the equation.  Let go of your attachment to outcome while still taking action.  Know that your life will still be good even if you don’t get what you want. Strive to … Continue reading

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#128 – Ask yourself what will give you pleasure today, then do it. Eat, Pray, Love – Elizabeth Gilbert.

We are all so busy working and worrying about whatever it is we need to do next, that we seldom take time to do something simply because we enjoy it. Today, ask yourself what will give you pleasure and then make … Continue reading

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