Entries from November 2009

Monday, November 30th, 2009

7 Ways To Find Happiness Through Simplicity

This guest post was written by Dayne, the author of TheHappySelf.com.
Happiness can be elusive when life is too complicated.
As daily commitments multiply, we find ourselves becoming conditioned to shifting between multiple tasks, creating lengthy to-do lists and juggling complicated schedules.  When we’re not overwhelmed, we may feel proud that we can keep up with […]

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

We Dance Together Even When We
Are Apart

A part of you has grown in me.  And so you see, it’s you and me together forever and never apart.  Maybe in distance, but never in heart.

The Running Soundtrack
For the last several days I’ve had the melody to a song I’ve only heard once or twice repeating over and over in the back of […]

Monday, November 16th, 2009

The Productive Art of Positive Thinking

This guest post was written by Nea, author of Self Improvement Saga.
A common misconception I’ve heard repeated over and over is that positive thinking depends on one’s ability to “fool the mind” into believing something is better than it actually is.  For those who hold this belief, positive thinking may seem like a bunch of […]

Monday, November 9th, 2009

When Fairy Tale Characters Come
To Life

This morning I was writing at my favorite coffee shop when a cute Latin woman with big, bright eyes and rosy cheeks sat down at the table across from me.  She pulled a sketch book out of her backpack and began looking around the room.  Out of the corner of my eye, I saw her […]

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

How To Inspire Kids To Save The World

My buddy Chad, a 9th grade science teacher, called me at 7AM this morning in a bit of a panic.  “Marc,” he said. “I promised my students I’d have a guest speaker here today, but the speaker just canceled on me at the last minute.  I know you love motivating others, so is there any […]