Sunday , 15 September 2019

Motivation

The Time You Have… Explained With Jelly Beans (VIDEO)

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The 28,835 jelly beans on this video represents the average American life span, each being representing a day in our lives. “You might have more beans in your life, or maybe less, but on average, this is the time we have,” the voice over of performance artist Ze Frank tells us. WATCH Just think about it if your life equals 28,835 days, what will you do with that time? “Don’t waste your time on foolishness or foolish people. Time is the stuff of what life is made of, and your life is extremely valuable to you…to your family…and to the …

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2013 – It’s been a Great Year!

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Remember the moments of 2013 As today ends a new year begins full of possibilities, hopes, dreams and another opportunity to rewrite your future!  “We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.”  -Unknown “Make New Year’s goals. Dig within, and discover what you would like to have happen in your life this year. This helps you do your part. It is an affirmation that you’re interested in fully living life in the year to come. Goals give …

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2014 – a New Year when we all get a clean slate

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2014 is a new year when we all get a clean slate – 365 days to get our goals accomplished. Are you ready to make this year your best year yet? In order to achieve our goals we must be clear about what it is that we want to accomplish. What experiences do we want to have? What places do we want to visit? And most importantly, who do you want to be? It is also important not to think just about financial goals, but also to pay attention to our career, family, relationships, appearance, and maybe for the first …

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Be the guardian of your thoughts

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We’ve heard it many times: what we think about, we attract.  It is important to pay attention to what we’re thinking, not to beat ourselves up when we think of something negative, but to deliberately keep our focus on having a great day. Recently I came across a paragraph from one of my favorite inspirational speakers, Les Brown.  I thought I would include it here to help you – the way that sometimes I need help – on continuing to create this extraordinary life. Be the guardian of your thoughts “Avoid head trash. Don’t be a garbage can for anything …

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Quote Theraphy – Mark Nepo

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Today I share with you some quotes and excerpts from Mark Nepo’s book entitled The Book of Awakening Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have. “We waste so much energy trying to cover up who we are when beneath every attitude is the want to be loved, and beneath every anger is a wound to be healed and beneath every sadness is the fear that there will not be enough time. When we hesitate in being direct, we unknowingly slip something on, some added layer of protection that keeps us from feeling the world, and …

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Essay from “The Book of Awakening” by Mark Nepo

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Recently I had the opportunity to catch one of my favorite shows Super Soul Sunday. On this particular episode Oprah had spiritual writer, poet, philosopher, Mark Nepo as a guest. I didn’t know who he was but boy, that episode was thought-provoking and very powerful! You can Watch it by clicking here. I kept looking for other writings and videos on Nepo’s work and found this powerful essay from his Best Selling Book The Book of Awakening : Having the Life You Want by Being Present in the Life You Have “If peace comes from seeing the whole, then misery stems from …

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Gratitude is the best Attitude

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Gratitude is the best Attitude Is it just me — or is this year going by really, really, REALLY FAST? I can hardly believe there are only few more weeks left until 2014. Almost time to start setting new goals and strategic planning for the New Year. Before we do that, I think this is the perfect opportunity to carve out some time to be grateful for what we have accomplished. Even if you didn’t quite hit your destination, still you are not where you were at the beginning of this year. Be grateful, reflect on what you did accomplish, …

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Procrastination – Stop Putting Life Off – Part V – Eliminate Distractions

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Distractions are probably the most common thing that keeps us in procrastination mode. In order to get things done, we have to focus! Facebook, Twitter, or any kind of social media, television, your kids, all can be major sources of distraction. Social media is important but we don’t have to be consumed by it when we’re getting into “making things happen” mode. Distractions are like energy vampires that suck away your focus. When you eliminate these distractions things start falling into place! Here are some ideas I’ve found to eliminate distractions and really focus on a task: Be mindful of …

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Touching Homeless Veteran Time-lapse Transformation

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I wanted to share this incredible transformation in honor of Veteran’s Day. U.S. Army veteran Jim Wolf has struggled with poverty, homelessness, and alcoholism for many years, in September he decided to undergo a Physical transformation for Degage ministries, a charity that aims to help veterans who have fallen on hard times. The result will leave you speechless! Jim is almost unrecognizable at the end after receiving a haircut, beard trim, and new clothes. He is now scheduled to have his own housing and is attending alcoholics anonymous meetings for the first time ever. “The makeover, which included a haircut, …

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Procrastination – Stop Putting Life Off – Habit 4 -Get Organized!

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Procrastinators often suffer from the affliction of being disorganized. In the book, The Procrastination Cure, Jeffrey Combs tells us that getting organized is very important, especially if you tend to procrastinate. If you find that you struggle to keep yourself organized, do not dismay. A lot of people are disorganized, and a certain amount of disorganization is normal. You need a system in order to have a better chance to make things happen – a structure that organizes everything and creates an easy-to-follow process for you. Without a system, you’re constantly struggling with indecision and feelings of being overwhelmed. These days, …

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