Category Archives: The Power of Choice

Today I Think…Each Day is a Gift

What we think is what we become… …each day is a gift.    As I awoke this morning I was reminded of the beauty and blessing of today.  Each day is a gift from God.   Each day is a … Continue reading

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100 Smile Challenge: National Hammock Day: How Will You Relax Today?

July 22 is National Hammock Day.  The hammock seems to be the icon of relaxation so Today’s Simple Smile Igniter is to take time to relax and watch the world go by. “During [these] periods of relaxation after concentrated intellectual … Continue reading

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Mindset: Eliminate Self Imposed Limitations: Fear is a Question: What are YOU Afraid of, and Why?

Nothing binds us more than the chains we bind ourselves with.  Our patterns of speech, our choices, the risks we take or refuse, and the way we view the world all create the limitations we live within.  Our self-imposed limitations … Continue reading

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I Love My Life: Be Happy

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy: They are the charming gardeners who make our soul blossom.” Marcel Proust (1871 – 1922) What if there were really just five things that lead to happiness in life?  Could … Continue reading

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I Love My Life: Learn Optimism

 “My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.” Jack Layton, Letter to Canada, 08.20.2011 Looking at life from … 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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Mindfulling Living in the Moment Challenge: Day 2: Mindfulness Wheel of Balance

Balance is a very subjective thing.  The balance we feel one day can differ greater on another day.  However, taking an assessment of where you are today is a valuable exercise.  When we identify the areas that are out of … Continue reading

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100 Smile Challenge: On this National All or Nothing Day will YOU Go For It or Forget It?

Today, July 26, is National All or Nothing Day. Today is the perfect day to either GO FOR IT or FORGET IT.  Today is the day to quit making excuses, silence the beliefs that prevent you from moving forward, fully own … Continue reading

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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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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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