Do you ever have one of those dayswhen you feel weak and murky?Your legs drag. Your mind fogs.Your energy level is on empty.Your ability to function registers zero.Your only goal for the day is to stay in bed.Days like this happen.And when they do,give yourself permission tostop the world and get off.Give yourself time to regroup,recharge your batteries,and nurture your soul.Step outside, get some fresh air,think, ponder, meditate,and remind yourself that life isn’tabout reaching the mountain top.Happiness and personal growthoccur while you’re climbing.Each step is an accomplishment.Take time to enjoy the sceneryand give yourself credit for howfar you’ve climbed so … Continue reading DOES YOUR BATTERY NEED TO BE RECHARGED?
Look in the mirror and say, “You know, I really admire and respect you. You have been through so much and just look at you. You’re still standing. You amaze me. That’s a major accomplishment” And then say to the image in the mirror, “You know what? I love you and I want to spend the rest of my life with you. I’m going to do everything I can to make you feel really special because that’s what you are…..special!” Thirdly say, “I want you to be strong. From this day forward I want you to have the courage to … Continue reading DOES YOUR SELF-IMAGE NEED A TUNEUP? HERE’S 5 TUNEUP POINTS
Author, musician, and educator, John Erskine, was fourteen when he learned a valuable lesson about life. His piano teacher asked him, “John, how many times a week do you practice and for how long?” John replied that he tried to practice an hour each day . His teacher said, “Well, don’t do that. When you grow up, time won’t come in large chunks of time. Practice in minutes, whenever you can find time, before school, after lunch, after school, between chores. Spread your practices throughout the day and music will become part of your life.” John followed his teacher’s advice … Continue reading ACCOMPLISH BIG THINGS A FEW MINUTES AT A TIME
There’s a tendency to alwaysdefine success based on achievement.People focus on the end result.They like to see the “finished product.”But is that all there is to success?Putting a man on the moonis a tremendous achievement,but what about all the years of effortit took to get him there?The birth of a baby is a great eventand everyone lauds the baby’s charm,but what about the nine monthsthat the mother carried the babyand the labor pain she endured?Sitting down in someone ‘s homeand enjoying a wonderful mealresults in compliments about the food,but what about all the planning, shopping,cooking and presentation it tookto get … Continue reading IS SUCCESS A MATTER OF EFFORT OR ACHIEVEMENT?