Entries from July 2012

Monday, July 30th, 2012

12 Things To Know Before Letting Go

Oftentimes letting go has nothing to do with weakness, and everything to do with strength.  We let go and walk away not because we want the universe to realize our worth, but because we finally realize our own worth.
And that’s what this short article is all about – realizing your worth, and harnessing this realization […]

Friday, July 27th, 2012

60 Empowering Quotes to Help You Get Things Done

Here are 60 quotes gathered from our sister site, Everyday Life Lessons, to empower you to take action, navigate through life’s challenges, and get things done.

Just because you are struggling does NOT mean you are failing.  Every great success requires some kind of struggle to get there.
It doesn’t matter if you’ve failed or if you’ve […]

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

8 Reasons to Stop Waiting for Approval

One of the greatest freedoms is simply not caring what everyone else thinks of you.  Sometimes you need to step outside, get some air, and remind yourself of who you are and what you want to be.  The best thing you can do is follow your heart.  Take risks.  Don’t just accept the safe and […]

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

11 Things You Should Leave in the Past

You might not be proud of all the things you’ve done in the past, but that’s okay.  The past is not today.
Here are 11 things to leave behind and grow beyond:

Letting other people write your life’s story. – You could spend your whole life worrying about what other people think of you, or what they […]

Friday, July 20th, 2012

12 Tough Truths that Help You Grow

As you look back on your life, you will often realize that many of the times you thought you were being rejected from something good, you were in fact being redirected to something better.  You can’t control everything.  Sometimes you just need to relax and have faith that things will work out.  Let go a […]

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

5 Character Traits that Make You Happy

by Ken Wert of Meant to be Happy
Character is not the only characteristic of happiness.  There are also particular ways of thinking, attitudes, fundamental beliefs and specific actions that can either detract from or add to the level of happiness we experience at any given time.  But character is still one essential component to living […]

Monday, July 16th, 2012

10 Toxic Personalities Living Inside You

Unfortunately we all have unhealthy personalities buried deep within us that have the potential to negatively impact our lives.  Although we are all human and have our own ‘personality issues,’ some ‘issues’ are, quite frankly, toxic.  They are toxic to our happiness.  They are toxic to our relationships.  They are toxic to our self-esteem.  And […]

Friday, July 13th, 2012

12 Happy Thoughts for Troubled Times

People and circumstances will occasionally break you down.  But if you keep your mind focused, your heart open to possibility, and continue to put one foot in front of the other, you will be able to quickly recover the pieces, rebuild, and come back much stronger than you ever would have been otherwise.
Here are a […]

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

17 Deadliest Decisions You Can Make

When the deepest part of you becomes engaged in what you are doing, when your activities and actions become gratifying and purposeful, when what you do serves both yourself and others, when you do not tire within because you are pursuing the sweet satisfaction of your life and your work, you are living life the […]

Monday, July 9th, 2012

10 Timeless Lessons from a Life Well Lived

About a year ago we published an article entitled, 18 Things My Dad Was Right About.  The article contained a list of life lessons my dad had shared with me when I was a kid.  Today, as promised, my dad emailed me an addendum to his original list.  It contains ten additional life lessons from […]