Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cultivate Your Passion: Is Air Time Making You an Unhappy Person?

In a time use study by John P. Robinson, a sociology professor at University of Maryland, an interesting result was discovered.  This study showed self-described happy people watch 20% less tv than unhappy people.  Although people typically enjoy their tv watching experience in the … Continue reading

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100 Smile Challenge: What Do You Hear?

Close your eyes for a minute. What do you hear? I am outside with my dogs as I write this.  I hear a chorus of birds.  A squirrel just ran past on the power lines and chirped at the dogs.  … Continue reading

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Practice Positive Thinking: Guard Your Thoughts Part 2

The thoughts you have and entertain are a direct reflection of what will happen in your life.  If you are making changes in your life, changing your thoughts is a critical place to start and consistently monitor. Today I want to share some techniques to transform … Continue reading

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Passion: Create a Passion Portfolio: 29 Thought Provoking Questions to Help You Find YOUR Passion

Your passions are what matters most to your soul.  Passions ignite your spirit, provides mental and often physical stimulation, and engulf you.  Passions often start out in small ways; interest in a new hobby, an instructor bringing you new ideas, … Continue reading

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Practice Positive Thinking: Guard Your Thoughts Part 1

The thoughts you have and entertain are a direct reflection of what will happen in your life.  If you are making changes in your life, changing your thoughts is a critical place to start and consistently monitor. Today I want to share some ideas … Continue reading

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Feel Fabulous Friday: How to Know What YOU Really Want

This week I shared research findings on how to make decisions on simple and complex opportunities.  But what if you don’t even know what you want? How to Know What YOU Really Want.  Sometimes we need to make a decision, but … Continue reading

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Intuition: Analysis vs. Going with YOUR Gut

Today, June 1, is Flip a Coin Day. Are you finding yourself stuck between two (or more) choices today and unable to make a decision?  You can seize the say and Flip a Coin or consider the following decision-making research. … Continue reading

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