Monthly Archives: January 2012

Feel Good: Toolbox: Set a Sleep Anchor

Today I want to introduce you to an NLP technique called ANCHORING.  NLP is an applied psychology.  ‘Neuro’ refers to what is happening in our minds.  ‘Linguistic’ refers to language and how we use it.  ‘Programming’ tackles the persistent patterns of behavior … Continue reading

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100 Smile Challenge: Stuck in a Rut? Do the Opposite and Get a New Perspective.

“I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.” G. K. Chesterton English author & mystery novelist (1874 – 1936) If you are finding yourself stuck or … Continue reading

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100 Smile Challenge: 9 Ways to Compliment Others on National Compliment Day and Everyday

Today, January 24, is National Compliment Day. A compliment is a gift we give another.  We acknowledge the blessing others are to us, the qualities that make them great, and reinforce the positive efforts of those around us.  Let’s seize the … Continue reading

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100 Smile Challenge: 5 Ways to Bless Others with a Handwritten Note

Today, January 22, is Handwriting Day. I don’t know the origins of the holiday but it is on my Hallmark Calendar of Holidays.  So what better reminder of how great it is to receive a special handwritten letter or card.  … Continue reading

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What is YOUR Dream?

Today is Martin Luther King Jr Day.  Today with the slightest bit of effort you will hear MLK’s inspirational “I Have a Dream” speech and with a bit more effort may ponder “What is my dream?” In today’s post I … Continue reading

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Bask in Contentment

Contentment is a positive term that carries a few misconceptions with it.  On the positive side contentment is the goal behind all goals; because once it is achieved there is nothing to seek until it is lost.  However, many trade … Continue reading

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Play God Day

Today, January 9, is Play God Day or as I prefer “If I were Queen of the Universe Day”.  So let’s explore the question, if you were God today what would you change, bring into existence, or put an end … Continue reading

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National Clean Off Your Desk Day

Today, January 9, is National Clean Off Your Desk Day.  So today let’s clean off our desks to create space for the abundance that is coming into our lives.  Each year I select a theme for the year, this year … Continue reading

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National Man Watcher’s Day

I love to people watch…especially cute old couples.  I am not talking about the old bored couples who do not talk to each other or interact with each other over dinner.  I am talking about the two cute elderly people … Continue reading

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National Whipped Cream Day

Today, January 5, is National Whipped Cream Day.  This might sound like a silly holiday to some, but it reminds me to celebrate the things that make me uniquely me.  Whipped cream is my favorite food…seriously!  When I tell people … Continue reading

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