A Tribute to Parents
I have lived a charmed life. I was born to parents who had nothing materially, but who loved me deeply and were proud of me. There is nothing like parental love. I seemed to know that from my earliest memories around aged one. Yes, I do indeed remember things back to just after my first birthday. My parents started me off on a charmed and happy life, and I thank them for it.The Oprah Factor – 5 Keys To Tap Into It
Not everyone can be an “Oprah” but the greatness that you see in her lives inside of you even if you haven’t realized it yet. You may see the mega super star’s success as a random chance of luck…but what if you could tap into that specialness in your own unique way too? As Oprah so beautifully stated on her last show… “Everybody has a calling and our job in life is to figure out what that is and to get about the business of doing it. Know what sparks the light in you, so that you in your own way can illuminate the world. Wherever you are, it’s your platform, your stage, your circle of influence, that is your talk show and that is where your power lies. And every day you’re showing people exactly who you are and letting your life speak for you.Mind Your Focus and Focus Your Mind
IS LIFE A JOY OR A BURDEN? Life can feel like a joy or a burden. It all depends on how quickly we shift from fear, anger, or depression back to joy, excitement, and hope. Here’s some important news. Feeling good or bad, depends on our focus. IT ALL DEPENDS ON OUR FOCUS. What exactly, you might ask, is “focus?” Focus is whatever we concentrate on – whatever fills our mind. A positive focus such as: I enjoy my job. The kids are doing well. I have great friends. It’s rough now, but we’ll succeed. will result in positive emotions. A negative focus such as: Nobody cares about me. I’m stupid. It’s all her fault. Things will never get better. will fill us with negative emotions.Finding Your Primal Self
Ever feel like you’re stuck in the rut of the material driven world you live in? Read on my fellow man, it’s time to embrace the primal side of you!Re-Programming Our Minds To Become Better Adults
Reprogramming our minds in order to become mature adults is a lengthy process that involves getting to know ourselves on a deeper lever in order for growth to take place. Becoming an adult takes on a process of re-birth. Envision the pain a woman goes thru to give birth to a normal seven pound baby. Now envision yourself physically giving birth to a 150 pound, 5ft 8inches grown person. You are already blacking out from the thought of the sheer pain. Although physically giving birth to a full grown person is physically impossible, the emotional process or re-birth will cause an equal amount if not massive amount of pain.Is Your Will Strong Enough To Move Forward?
When we say we will do something that means that we will our self to do that thing. We will take charge of our lazy thinking and overcome any obstacles that are in the way. When someone says they will do something it makes us feel confident that it will get done. We trust it will happen unless our trust has been broken and that is a story for another article.How To Get Your Life Back on Track
Getting back on track with your life after a major bout with depression that may have been triggered by a traumatic loss in your life can be very difficult. It can be especially hard to deal with all that is happening if you did not receive the adequate support that was necessary to help you through the difficult time. Now you may be feeling discombobulated and all out of sorts. Your career may have suffered during that time and so as any major projects you may have been working on. What is even more difficult is that you lost your way with yourself. Now you feel confused, overwhelmed and lost and you don’t know what to do.The Nagging Little Things You Should Be Doing
You ever feel that little feeling that nags at you. it’s those little things you know you should be doing but you just don’t get around to it for one reason or another. why is that? lack of motivation, time, desire, money? All of those things are generally an excuse for a lack of belief in your own self. Look in the mirror and see if you like what you see. If you know you could do better then get out and do it, nobody is going to do it for you.You Ever Said, “I Could Do THAT”?
Have you ever seen somebody doing something and you say to your self, “I could do that”? I know so many people who say that and at one time, I was one of them. You say to your self that “I could do that” but in order to do that one thing you have to take action and just do it.Do The Words, “I’ll Try” Instill Confidence?
When somebody says, “I’ll try” I can just about bet that they won’t get it done or they wont’ show up. When someone says they will try it leaves a little door open for them not to get it done. How many times have you heard, “I tried but I failed”… When failure is not an option how hard are you going to try? When your life depends on it will you just try to live or are you going to claw and scrape and do everything in your power to survive? You bet you are, and that is the way you have to go about getting to where you want to be in your life.Mind Set Is Important, Better Pick a Good One
Mind-set is a very important aspect of being successful. Successful people share a mind set that is proactive and positive. Action is what makes the world go around so being proactive is just something that is necessary. A positive attitude is also imperative to success. What you think about you bring about and if that is true why would anyone want to be negative and attract negative into their life? I can’t figure out that one.Invest In Our Own Success Through This Checklist
I often write about investing in ourselves when it comes to one’s personal development and success. I wanted to put some thoughts down about the investment in one’s development.