Category Archives: Self Development

Every Writer Needs A Healthy Heart

For those of us who spend a great deal of time writing while seated at a desk, it is important to keep our bodies fit if we expect to keep our minds sharp and generating fresh ideas. In this article … Continue reading

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Six pillars to a good night’s rest.

We all love to wake up fully restored from a solid night of rest. Unfortunately this is not a reality for many of us. Here are a few tips that I’ve picked up along the way to help improve my … Continue reading

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Treat Worry As Your Ally

Worry is nothing but excess energy being put to poor use. So how can we rechannel it for constructive ends? Here is my approach in a nutshell: 1. State what you are worried or overly concerned about. 2. State the … Continue reading

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What is your Predominant Emotion in Life?

What is your predominant emotion in life? Joy or melancholy? Peace or agitation? Enthusiasm or boredom? Curiosity or apathy? Perhaps a little bit of each and a lot of in between? In a run of a day we experience a … Continue reading

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Docility – Open Both Ears

“Just as docility has to do with a man’s doing well in acquiring a correct estimation from another, so shrewdness has to do with a man’s doing well in acquiring a correct estimation on his own.” – Aquinas Docility is … Continue reading

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Improve your Memory

A psychology professor gave us a challenging assignment in class. We were instructed to pay close attention as he recited random words (nouns) aloud. Once he stated 20 words in total, he asked us to raise our hand if we … Continue reading

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RETHINK YOUR BELIEFS

Clearing the mind through the sand castles of time. We may find ourselves waking up in the morning with negative thoughts. They could be about the mistakes we made at work or the unkindness of another or any number of … Continue reading

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Everything is meaningless! Says the Philosopher

“Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Philosopher. “Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.” Now that was rather pessimistic yes? Yet these bitterly resounding words are ascribed to a king who is known for his unparalleled economic advancement and growth, not to mention his … Continue reading

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Habit 2 – Begin With The End In Mind

(My review of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey) “To begin with the end in mind means to begin each day, task, or project with a clear vision of your desired direction and destination, and … Continue reading

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Habit 1 – Be Proactive

(My review of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey.) To be proactive is to take initiative and responsibility for our life and to make decisions based upon principles & core values… This video includes a … Continue reading

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