Entries from November 2012

Friday, November 30th, 2012

10 Thoughts You Must Leave in the Past

A new way of thinking has become the necessary condition for responsible living and acting.  If we maintain obsolete values and beliefs, a fragmented consciousness and self-centered spirit, we will continue to hold onto outdated goals and behaviors.
-Dalai Lama
If you want to move forward, you must change your way of thinking and leave these thoughts […]

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

19 Signs You’re Doing Better than You Think

Even in uncertain times, it’s always important to keep things in perspective.

True wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
- Henry David Thoreau

You are alive.
You are able to see the sunrise and the sunset.
You are able to hear birds sing and waves crash.
You can walk outside and feel the breeze through your hair and the […]

Monday, November 26th, 2012

9 Good Decisions You’ve Waited Too Long to Make

As you’re moving at the speed of life, it’s easy to overlook the basics – the simple, good decisions that make life sweeter.

Regardless of how we advance and grow as a society – with new technologies, skills, and ideals – the fundamentals in life haven’t changed.  It’s still best to be cordial and kind, to […]

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

15 Gifts You Can Give Yourself for Free

The best things in life aren’t things.  So next time you want to give yourself a gift, save your money, and consider gifting yourself one of the following instead:

The freedom to be unapologetically YOU. – Wearing a mask wears you out.  Faking it is fatiguing.  The most arduous activity is pretending to be what you […]

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

10 Happy Habits You Should Start Now

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future;
it’s something you design into the present.
Nobody can pull you down if you raise your awareness to your own inner strength and positivity.  You are in charge of how you react to the people and events in your life.  You can either give negativity power over your […]

Monday, November 19th, 2012

7 Habits that Are Making You Miserable

Tired of dealing with the same type of misery over and over and over again?
If so, it’s time to purge some bad habits.  It’s time to learn from your mistakes rather than be conquered by them, and let your errors be of commission rather than omission.
It’s time to stop…
1.  Sticking exclusively with what you already […]

Friday, November 16th, 2012

10 Things Your Friends Wish You Knew

Friends are the ones who know you as you are, understand where you have been, accept who you have become, and still encourage you to grow.  These people are special, and they should be treated as such.
Yet, sometimes you get so consumed with your own issues that you forget the basic principles of nurturing these […]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

15 Reasons to Run for Your Life

Don’t walk away from these situations, RUN!  Life is too precious not to.
Start running from…

People who keep hurting you. – Stop wondering why people keep hurting you.  Ask yourself, “Why am I continuously allowing this to happen?”  Speak up.  Stand up for yourself.  Sometimes we suffer, not because of the violence others inflict on us, […]

Monday, November 12th, 2012

10 Life Lessons People Learn Too Late

Before you know it you’ll be asking, “How did it get so late so soon?”  So take time to figure yourself out.  Take time to realize what you want and need.  Take time to take risks.  Take time to love, laugh, cry, learn, and forgive.  Life is shorter than it often seems.
Here are ten things […]

Friday, November 9th, 2012

25 Things I Would Tell My 20-Year-Old Self

Perhaps a little rough around the edges, this is the ‘no frills, no fluff’ advice I would give to my 20-year-old self if I ever got the chance to travel back in time.

Life is significantly easier when you’re honest with yourself and others.  This doesn’t mean you should be rude and inconsiderate, but it’s better […]