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Staying Calm when Angry

Anger can have a positive side; it energizes us when we are threatened or when boundaries have been violated. Unfortunately, most of the time anger does not serve us well; anger makes a lousy servant…

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Micro-Moments of Positivity: One Secret to a Long Life

All else being equal, the happier you are, the longer and healthier your life. Anger, stress, gloominess, melancholy, downheartedness, the blahs, the funk, the blues:…

Your Inner Life is Your Greatest Source of Strength

There is a voice inside your head that is constantly “on”, chattering away, talking to you. This voice has a personality, a world view, tendencies,…

Creating Emotions That Serve You

We generally view emotions as like the weather: something that happens beyond our control that we just have to live with. The truth is we…

Make Room for Gezellig in Your Life

  Gezellig (heh-SELL-ick) is a Dutch word that has no English equivalent and which Wikipedia says is “A perfect example of untranslatability.” This is in…

Happy Just Because

Novel Idea: You don’t NEED a REASON to be happy, you can choose to be “Happy Just Because”… you WANT to be happy. Yeah, I…

Who ARE You?

More specifically, what is your self-concept? Who do YOU think you are? Who do you WANT to be? A self-concept is different from a Mission…

“The Upward Spiral”

We all have gotten in a downward spiral; fears and worries and a bad event or two can knock us off course and it is…

Do You Suffer From Atelophobia?

Atelophobia is the fear of imperfection, the fear of never being good enough and is kin to perfectionism, the obsessive compulsive striving to achieve impossible…

Five Steps to Dissolve Limiting Beliefs

Our beliefs about what is possible limit our lives for we never attempt that which we do not believe we can do or that we…

Therewith to be content

“For I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.”* There you have it folks, the Secret of Happiness, all wrapped up…

Destitutus ventis, remos adhibe

“Destitutus ventis, remos adhibe” is a Latin proverb that translates as “If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.” In other words, there…

Five Ways Successful People Are Different

They Have a Plan: Most folks put more effort into planning their vacations than they do their lives. Successful people realize the importance of having…

Nine Powerful Habits of Successful People

1) Raise Your EQ: Emotional Intelligence: How well do you understand and manage your emotions and how good are you at understanding others? Can you…

10 Powerful Beliefs That Foster Success

1) There is always a way. There is a solution to every problem. Know this, believe this, and you will find a way to succeed.…

Six Sure Fire Ways to Be Happier

1) Count Your Blessings Daily: Adopting an “Attitude of Gratitude” creates the “Habit of Happiness”. Make a list of all the wonderful things you appreciate.…

The Gift of Volition

Volition: the power of choosing or determining, the act of making a choice or decision; the exercise of will. One morning recently I woke up cranky, not my best…

Learning to be Big and Small at the Same Time

Ah, the Challenge of Balance!  I am a Main Street American Entrepreneur. That means I take risks, put myself out there, advance (sometimes boldly, sometimes…

The Joy of Eustress

Eustress is good stress, the type and level of stress that invigorates and motivates, energizes and excites you. The term comes from the Greek prefix eu- meaning “good”. The fascinating…

How Healthy is Your Thought Life?

Thoughts are but the seeds of future emotions from which in turn flow actions and thus destiny, its eventual fruit. If you wish a happy,…

Six Mistakes Unhappy People Make

#1 Give power away to their Inner Critic: Your inner critic knows your weak spots and vulnerabilities and often attempts to pass its toxic sabotage…

Success in Six Steps

1. Believe in Yourself: You cannot truly, fully love others until you love yourself for you cannot give what you do not have.  2. Embrace…

You Were Born Rich!

You already have it all. Everything you need to have the life of your dreams, to Live the Life Extraordinaire, is already inside you! That’s…

5 Powerful Ways to Protect Yourself From Negative Energy

1. Respond without Reacting: When you react, you are giving away your power, letting others or the situation control you. When you create a space…

Being a good company is an end in itself

What gives meaning/purpose to our lives, our careers? One answer is working for and with a good company; perhaps being a good company is a…

Ignorance of “The Law” is No Excuse

It has been called many things by many writers: The Law of Attraction, The Law of Cause and Effect, The Yes Factor, The Universal Law.…