10 QUALITIES of EFFECTIVE RELATIONSHIPS: HOW TO IMPROVE YOURS

All relationships can be improved Here are 10 qualities of effective relationships.Choose a relationship you want to improveand then decide which of the following qualitiesthat particular relationship needs to make it better.Start with that quality and give it your best effort.1. Do for the other person what you would likethat person to do for you.This is the Golden Rule of Relationships. It works.It overcomes obstacles and conflicts and creates miracles.2. Let go of all expectations.Expectations kill relationships. Don’t keep reminding the other person what you “expect”them to do. Let love be what motivates them to act.3. Love unconditionally.Let the other … Continue reading 10 QUALITIES of EFFECTIVE RELATIONSHIPS: HOW TO IMPROVE YOURS

DOES YOUR SELF-CONFIDENCE NEED A BOOST? TRY THIS.

What is this thing called self-confidencethat everyone struggles with at times?Basically, it’s the belief you have aboutyour own ability, what you believeyou are capable of doing.When your confidence in yourself is lacking,what can you do to boost it?1. The first thing to do is recognize howa lack of confidence affects your life.It makes it difficult for you to accomplishthe things you are capable of doing.It causes you to procrastinate, to put thingsoff because you fear you won’t be able todo them satisfactorily, or at all.Remember, in order for others to see howcompetent you are, you have to see it in … Continue reading DOES YOUR SELF-CONFIDENCE NEED A BOOST? TRY THIS.

LIFE NEEDS MORE WINNERS – WHAT YOU CAN DO TO BE ONE

Being a winner has more to do with ATTITUDEthan talent or IQ. With a positive attitude anddetermination, you will be able to achieve thefollowing points and BE A WINNER1. It all starts with VISION. You have to have aclear picture of what it is you want to accomplish and a strong desire to achieve it.2. BELIEVE in yourself. Be confident that youcan do it, that you have what it takes.Rid yourself of doubts and distractions3. Set GOALS of how you’re going to achieveyour vision, and then attack your goals, one at a time. Visualize the process as well asthe goal, … Continue reading LIFE NEEDS MORE WINNERS – WHAT YOU CAN DO TO BE ONE

10 IMPORTANT THOUGHTS TO START YOUR DAY

1. Always remember, you are your own main limit.You determine how far you’re going to go todayand how much you’re going to accomplish.2. Look at your past andgive thanks for all the lessons learned.Look at you present and be inspired to growfrom what your past has taught you.3. During your darkest moments,refuse to focus on the dark, search for the light.It’s in the darkness that you see the stars.4. Sometimes you have to give up what is goodand comfortable, take a risk, and go for what is great.Great things rarely come from comfort zones.5. When you’re hoping for things to … Continue reading 10 IMPORTANT THOUGHTS TO START YOUR DAY

5 KEYS TO A HAPPY, FULFILLED LIFE

Everyone wants a happy, fulfilled life.But how do you achieve it?How do you make it happen?I have one answer to this question. It’s one answer based on my experience in working with people for many yearsas a former college professor and alicensed mental health counselor.It’s not the only answer, of course,but it’s the one answer I found that makes a positive difference in people’s lives.It not only works, it’s based on solid research.THE 5 KEYS TO A HAPPY, FULFILLED LIFE(Please note that Creative Expressionis the heart of each Key.)(1) PERSONAL GROWTHANYTHING you can do to keep LEARNINGand GROWING as a … Continue reading 5 KEYS TO A HAPPY, FULFILLED LIFE

10 THOUGHTS FOR LIVING — CHOOSE ONE AND LIVE IT

1. Look for the best in others and you will discoverqualities to develop in your own character.2. It is hard to be on top of the worldwhen you’re carrying it on your shoulders.3. Truth is meaningful and complete as it is,so don’t stretch it.4. You can never motivate others so stop trying.You can only create conditions that will helpthem motivate themselves.5. Life gives you three mathematical choices:(1) add up your failures; (2) multiply yourproblems; or (3) count your blessings.6. One of the worst mistakes you can make in lifeis not acknowledge your own mistakes.7. Carefully review your footprints of yesterdayand … Continue reading 10 THOUGHTS FOR LIVING — CHOOSE ONE AND LIVE IT

BITS OF WIT AND WISDOM ON A SATURDAY MORNING

Saturday is the day almost everyone looks forward to.It’s a change of pace day.It’s a catch up day.It’s a recreation day.It’s an everything day.For me, this Saturday is anopportunity to share somethoughts that are swirling in my head.Here they are.1. Success is like a game of chess. You have to make the right moves to win the game.  Your most importantmove is often your first one.2. Always be willing to give something up in order toachieve a goal.3. Those who learn best are those who listen well.4. How we face tomorrow often depends on howwe live today.5. The consistency of one’s effort … Continue reading BITS OF WIT AND WISDOM ON A SATURDAY MORNING