WHY FAILURES ARE A GOOD THING

failure-successWhat do the Wright Brothers, the creators of the Chicken Soup for the Soul books and Ellen Degeneres have in common?  They all experienced failure on a grand scale before they achieved success. Not only that, it was their failures that played a key role in helping them be successful in their respective fields. Let’s take a closer look at why failures are a good thing. (more…)

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AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE: DOES IT MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO YOUR HEALTH?

Attitude-of-GratitudeAs children, we were taught to say “Thank you” when something was given to us or someone did something nice for us.  In recent years, the self-help gurus have been guaranteeing that our desires will be manifested more quickly if we have an “attitude of gratitude”.  Does being grateful really make a difference? Does our health actually benefit from having an attitude of gratitude?  Read more to find out….. (more…)

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DAILY EXERCISE: HOW MUCH DO YOU REALLY NEED?

exercise walkingThere’s a reason why the TV show “The Biggest Loser” is starting its 16th season and doing a casting call for season 17. People love success stories as well as cheering for the underdog.  The ratings for this show are high which, ironically, means a lot of people are sitting on their couches every week watching people get fit, healthy and lose weight.  However, how many people are also being inspired to get off their couches to exercise?  And, how much exercise do you really need?  What type of exercise is right for you? In this article I’m going to address these questions and more. You might be surprised by the answers. Read on….. (more…)

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GRIEF: THE FINAL FRONTIER

grief“Space: the final frontier”. This classic opening line to the TV Star Trek series is known the world over.  Well, just the way space may be the final frontier, I think in our culture, grief is, too.  In this article, I want to share some ideas I have about grief and grieving and some ways we can all live more authentically and compassionately with ourselves and others. Read more.  (more…)

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