10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FEAR – HOW TO OVERCOME IT

Fear exists to keep you safe. It’s a tool you can use to make better decisions. It isn’t designed to make you inactive but to help you get the results you want. So embrace fear as something your brain is telling you there is something significant for you to overcome. It helps to name your fear, to clearly identify it. Know exactly what it is you fear. Talking with others about what it is you fear helps you put into words why you are afraid. The more you can verbalize your fear the more you can face it. Ignoring fear … Continue reading 10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FEAR – HOW TO OVERCOME IT

WHY YOU NEED A HOBBY – IT’S BETTER THAN MEDICINE

Everyone needs a hobby.A hobby is an activity done regularlyin your leisure time for pleasure.Research shows that those who regularlyparticipate in a creative activity,such as a hobby,are happier, healthier, and live longerthan those who do not.Say that again.They’re happier, healthier, and live longer.Wow! That’s quite a testimonial.But there’s more.A hobby gives you purpose, a feelingthat you’re doing something meaningful.It gives you something to do….something to enjoy.It helps fight boredom and depression.It’s better than medicine.And there’s still more.A hobby builds your self-confidence.The more you work on it the more competentyou become….and the more competent youbecome the better you feel about yourself.You … Continue reading WHY YOU NEED A HOBBY – IT’S BETTER THAN MEDICINE

GOOD THINGS HAPPEN WHEN LEAST EXPECTED — TIMING IS EVERYTHING

The Mojave Desert gets less thansix inches of rain a year, making itthe driest desert in North America.It has the usual sand dunes,canyons, mesas, and mountains.Every few years heavy rainsresult in such a wealth of blossomsthat almost every foot of sandis covered with an array of flowers.This phenomenon doesn’t happen often.The dry earth needs to be soakedby storms and warmed by the sunat just the right timebefore vibrant colored flowersemerge from nowhere and cover the desert.What a beautiful example this is of life itself.We all have those moments whenwe experience our Mojave Desert.We feel the loneliness ofthe hot dry desert.We thirst … Continue reading GOOD THINGS HAPPEN WHEN LEAST EXPECTED — TIMING IS EVERYTHING