YOU NEED TO KNOW THE NEW DEFINITION OF SUCCESS

You no longer have to beoverwhelmed with busynessto be successful in life.There is now a trendto approach life as aminimalist.Simplicity is now the ruleof the day.Finally, people are reducingthe complexities in their life byeliminating all the needless wantsthat have been such a burdenand have rubbed them of joy.And it’s working.The new definition ofsuccess is this:You have succeeded in lifewhen all you really wantis all you really need.And at home and work and playyou thoroughly enjoy your life as aminimalist. Continue reading YOU NEED TO KNOW THE NEW DEFINITION OF SUCCESS

HOW TO BE YOUR OWN BEST FRIEND

If you’re like most people,you think about how you can bea good friend to others.But you spend little time thinking about how to be your own best friend.What’s interesting is that no one teachesyou how to be a friend to yourself.So how do you do it?You start by loving yourself.Perhaps that sounds trite but,in case you forgot,it’s the third part of what is calledThe Great Commandments:”Love God and love your neighborAS YOURSELF.”Right there it is…….AS YOURSELF.You can’t ignore it…..LOVE YOURSELF.Therefore, you accept yourself as you are,imperfections and all.You like who you are.You give yourself freedom to be yourself.You don’t try to … Continue reading HOW TO BE YOUR OWN BEST FRIEND

THREE KEY WORDS THAT DEFINE A FIRST-CLASS RELATIONSHIP

Blue-ribbon, first-class relationships don’t just happen. They require attention. Here are three words that are always a part of every effective relationship. People often give lip-service to these three words, but living them is a different story. If nothing else, they’re good reminders. LOVE Anyone can say, “I love you.” But saying it isn’t enough. ACTIVE LOVE is the foundation of a rock-solid relationship, showing the other person on a REGULAR BASIS that you love her/him. Love is never, ever taken for granted. You make a CONSISTENT EFFORT to SHOW your love by doing all the little things that DEMONSTRATE … Continue reading THREE KEY WORDS THAT DEFINE A FIRST-CLASS RELATIONSHIP

MORE ROCKING CHAIR QUOTES AND BITS OF WISDOM

There are five common barriers to achieving a goal; (1) a poorly defined goal; (2) laziness; (3) procrastination; (4) distractions; (5) impatience.  The good news is that all of these can be overcome. A good leader is one who seeks to serve rather than be served. The greatest hunger problem in the world is the hunger for love. Wise is the person who knows the difference between wants and needs and lives accordingly. It’s ironic, but it’s in the face of death that we hav our greatest appreciation of life. If you have a good friendship, pray that it will … Continue reading MORE ROCKING CHAIR QUOTES AND BITS OF WISDOM