Entries from April 2012

Monday, April 30th, 2012

12 Universal Skills You Need to Succeed at Anything

There are a lot of skills you don’t need.  You can be happy and successful without knowing how to rebuild a car’s engine, program a web application, or replace drywall.  Sure, these are useful skills to have, but they aren’t absolutely necessary.
There are other skills, however, that can’t be avoided – skills that tie into […]

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

12 Things You Should Be Able to Say About Yourself

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West
You know you’re on the right track when you can repeat each of the following headlines to yourself, honestly.  (And if you can’t, this list gives you something positive to work on.)
1.  I am following my heart and intuition.
Don’t be pushed […]

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

15 Things Real Friends Do Differently

As we grow, we realize it becomes less important to have more friends and more important to have real ones.
Remember, life is kind of like a party.  You invite a lot of people, some leave early, some stay all night, some laugh with you, some laugh at you, and some show up really late.  But […]

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

30 Life-Enhancing Things You Can Do in 30 Minutes or Less

Many of us attempt to measure our happiness based on the duration of certain favorable experiences in our lives.  The longer a favorable experience lasts, the happier we think we’ll be.  But the truth is, life is simply a string of small, independent moments that are always changing.  Thus, a few minutes well spent here […]

Monday, April 16th, 2012

10 Habits You Must Quit to Be Happy

When you quit doing the wrong things, you make more room for the things that make you happy.  So starting today…
1.  Quit procrastinating on your goals.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.  Action and change are often resisted when they’re needed most.  Get a hold of yourself and […]

Friday, April 13th, 2012

40 Questions Everyone is Afraid to Ask

Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
-Voltaire
…because asking the right questions is the answer.
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Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

10 Commandments for Happy Relationships

Love is not just about finding the right person, but creating the right relationship.  It’s not about how much love you have in the beginning, but how much love you build until the end.  A relationship should be healthy, caring, loving, kind, upbeat, and positive.  It should make your smile a little wider and your […]

Monday, April 9th, 2012

11 Ways to Become the Person You Love

You are powerful when you believe in yourself – when you know that you are capable of anything you put your mind to.  You are beautiful when your strength and determination shines as you follow your own path – when you aren’t disheveled by the obstacles along the way.  You are unstoppable when you let […]

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

12 Truths to Tell Yourself After a Mistake or Failure

Failure is a prerequisite for great success.  If you want to
succeed faster, double your rate of failure.
Have you ever seen a child learn to ride a bike, or a toddler learn to walk?  They stumble and fall numerous times before getting it right.  Mistakes are learning opportunities.  It takes failure after failure to create success.  […]

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

10 Signs it’s Time to Let Go

Holding on is being brave, but letting go and moving on is often what makes us stronger and happier.
Here are ten signs it’s time to let go:

Someone expects you to be someone you’re not. – Don’t change who you are for anyone else.  It’s wiser to lose someone over being who you are, than to […]