Monthly Archives: August 2011

100 Smile Challenge: National Kiss and Make Up Day

Today, August 25, is National Kiss and Make Up Day. I just texted my guy and asked if he has anything to fight about so we can kiss and make up…otherwise we will just have to move right into the … Continue reading

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100 Smile Challenge: Has Convenience Hidden Your Passion?

Have boxed cookies left your cookie jar in the dust? Have your car and extra inches around your waist replaced your endorphin high? Is your refrigerator filled with left over take out containers and your pantry filled with expired cooking ingredients? The … Continue reading

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Mindset Monday: Live an Empowered Life: Resilience is a Process NOT a Trait

Resilience is a process not a trait.  Resiliency is the capacity to cope with stress and adversity by either “bouncing back” to a normal state or “steeling” into a better than expected capacity so you will handle adversity better in … Continue reading

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100 Smile Challenge: National Lemonade Day

Today, August 20, is National Lemonade Day. Today’s Simple Smile Igniter is to make lemonade.  You can do it literally,  like I have.  I am sitting at my front porch table with a pot of blooming lilies, my laptop, and a … Continue reading

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Live an Empowered Life: 29 Ways to Cultivate Your Passions, Talents, Skills, and Strengths

You have been blessed with natural tendencies which you can easily turn into passions, talents, skills, and strengths.  These are the things that others may struggle with, but you eagerly embrace, easily absorb, and enjoy developing.  These are your assets.  … Continue reading

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Live an Empowered Life: Determine Your Values and the Mark You Want to Make on the World

Every 1,440 minutes of our days grants us the opportunity to create a body of work that supports the mark we want to make on the world.  When we live authentic lives that support what we have determined to be … Continue reading

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Live an Empowered Life: 9 Tips to Claim Your Power

“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, … Continue reading

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