Monthly Archives: October 2011

#244 – “Focus on what you can accomplish rather than obstacles.” Outswimming the Sharks by Harvey McKay

 It’s easy to become overwhelmed by the demands of a long term project.  Thanks to my brother Terry and his advice to do a project little by little instead of all at once, I have managed to finish big projects like writing books and smaller … Continue reading

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#243 – “Slow down you’re moving too fast.” A line from “Feelin Groovy” by Simon and Garfunkel

Life seems to be speeding up to a ridiculous degree and it’s not just because I am getting older.  Savor the hours and  minutes rather than just counting them. Do everything as well as possible instead of as fast as possible.  … Continue reading

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#242 – Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly. Plutarch 120 AD

To focus your attention when someone is speaking to you, clasp your hands together, thus preparing your body and mind to listen.  By doing so, you are switching from talking, doing, or living in your head to listening.   I see listening as a way to … Continue reading

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#241 – “Most folks are as happy as they make up their mind to be.” Abraham Lincoln

You are in charge of what’s going on in your own head. Don’t let your negative thoughts sink you.  Just for today, choose to be happy.    Check out my e-book Evaleen the Queen at http://goo.gl/AQlat,  an inspirational work of fiction  about a … Continue reading

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