Face what Challenges you today!

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Image of mountain bikers lifting their bicycles over a fallen tree obstacle in their path. Today’s challenge, like almost every other day in life, entails facing what presents its self each moment throughout the day! Perhaps starting the day with nourishing one’s inner self, i.e., yoga, meditation or setting the day’s intention, can strengthen the ability to face outside influences of resistance without feeling defeated.Surrendering to what each moment has… Read more »

New Year – New Opportunities! Lean into your fears!

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Whitewater rafting image with quote about self expansion through leaning into your fears. Complete this sentence. If no body’s feelings would be hurt, money and time were not issues; I would absolutely want to… Travel abroad? Start my own business? Learn a new language? You could start today with language CDs, E-books, online classes, and even look up and bookmark tickets for your first trip. It’s certainly easier… Read more »

5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Criticized

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Picture of a man and woman pointing fingers at each other. How do you handle criticism? 5 questions to ask yourself when criticized. Don Powell, Ph.D., of the American Institute for Preventive Medicine writes that sometimes criticism—the right kind of criticism—is just what we need to make important changes. In an AIPM handbook, Dr. Powell outlines the following questions to ask yourself when working with criticism: Does the criticism seem reasonable? Is there some truth to what was… Read more »

What’s the difference between setting a task in motion and following it through to completion?

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Hand with pen writing on paper. Quote Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now. There is a fundamental difference between just setting the completion of a task in motion, and the follow through, with verification, tracking, follow-up and other necessary steps until the end with the desired outcome. This is true, whether we are talking about a personal goal such as getting in better physical shape or the variety… Read more »