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10 Rules for Brilliant Women. I coach brilliant women, lots of them.

10 Rules for Brilliant Women

Dedicated, talented, brilliant women. Most of the time, they don’t know their brilliance. Unclutterer: Daily tips on how to organize your home and office. Goodlife Zen — Practical inspiration. For a happier life. Personal Growth and Effectiveness at Life Optimizer. 21 Ways You Can Relax and Recharge on Your Day Off. How to Stop Trying So Hard (or Just Be Who You Are) God has given you one face, and you make yourself another. – William Shakespeare For most of us, the plan is to have an extraordinary life.

Our time in this world is so precious, and brief, it just makes sense to get everything we can out of each day. And then, by building one day upon the next, we can create a life full of meaning. However, something can happen along the way when attempting to find this meaning – we begin trying too hard. We run the risk of trying to convince ourselves that compromise serves us better than our true passion and life’s purpose. I have seen this many times in my professional career. Long hours spent away from the people who matter the most, agreeing to decisions and directions that are not aligned with our personal values, and saying things we really don’t mean, but feel compelled to say anyway, are all examples of trying too hard and not living within our hearts.

A Simple Path to Savoring Every Moment. “Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.” ~ Seneca The days are growing shorter. Emily and I were reviewing her first homework assignment last Wednesday evening when she noticed the sun was already setting. I looked out the kitchen window and was surprised to see how dark it was so early in the evening. It’s still summer by the calendar, but its days are numbered. Don’t Rent Your Life Own It! I ain’t gonna live forever.

Don’t Rent Your Life Own It!

I just want to live while I’m alive. – from the song It’s My Life by Jon Bon Jovi I learned the words to It’s My Life several years ago even though I never memorized the lyrics. Instead, I allowed the song, and its meaning, to be written on my heart where it still lives today. The art of creating meaning into your life. Photo by Faungg I think one of the most fundamental questions we come to ask in our lives is “what is the purpose of my life?”

The art of creating meaning into your life

Which can be transcribed into “How meaningful is the life I am living at the moment?” This is a personalization of the more general and philosophical question “What is the meaning of life and everything?” The 30 Most Satisfying Simple Pleasures Life Has to Offer. Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email They say the best things in life are free.

The 30 Most Satisfying Simple Pleasures Life Has to Offer

Beyond a shadow of a doubt, the list below proves that statement to be true. Life is filled with simple pleasures, the little satisfying effects you never really anticipate, but always take great pleasure in. They are the gifts of life that we each subconsciously celebrate in our own unique way. Here are 30 of the most satisfying simple pleasures. *bellaMUMMA {life is beauty-full}: 100 ways to UNCOMPLICATE YOUR LIFE. I 'STUMBLED UPON' THIS POST AT 'LIVE THE CHARMED LIFE' AND I LOVED IT SO MUCH, I JUST HAD TO SHARE IT!

*bellaMUMMA {life is beauty-full}: 100 ways to UNCOMPLICATE YOUR LIFE

It begins... You see, when we’re born we see the world in an uncomplicated way. Why You Can Never Really Fail, Whatever Happens: A Guest Post from John Sherry. Today’s guest post is from my friend John Sherry, writer at The 100% You blog.

Why You Can Never Really Fail, Whatever Happens: A Guest Post from John Sherry

John is passionate about living his life to the fullest, and helping you to do the same. If you’ve been tip-toeing around the blogsphere quietly, today is your day to jump in and leave a comment for John. He always engages with a smile! Please make John welcome ~We’re all so scared of failure. The dreaded ‘F’ word. 7 Lessons From 7 Great Minds. Have you ever wished you could go back in time and have a conversation with one of the greatest minds in history?

7 Lessons From 7 Great Minds

Well, you can’t sorry, they’re dead. Unless of course you’re clairaudient, be my guest. But for the rest of us, we can still refer to the words they left behind. Even though these great teachers have passed on, their words still live, and in them their wisdom. I’ve made a list of seven what I believe are some of the greatest teachings by the world’s greatest minds. 1. All I Can Promise is that I Will Change.

“I Promise.”

All I Can Promise is that I Will Change

Two powerful words ~ Those who know and love me understand that I do my best … I generally keep my word. But sometimes, when we’re in the midst of awakening change, making a commitment to do, give, or be something we’re striving for, presents a challenge that we hadn’t expected. We realize that our time, resources, and energy are spread too thin. Change … real soul-searching, gut wrenching change, can make us downright uncomfortable! So, we make choices. Change is inevitable. Often, just when we muster the courage to change, the bittersweet war between our emotions ensues. At our best, change brings about confidencecourageaccomplishmentknowledgefulfillmentempathycompetenceAt our most uncomfortable, the time when we might also feel assurance that the magic is happening, change can stir guiltfrustrationwearinessunmanageabilitydisappointmentconfusionfear I’m reminded of Seth Godin telling us that we can’t please everyone, and the ‘kids in the back of the bus’ just might not get us.

Are You Accepting Your Fate or Creating A Destiny?-Readers Q&A « *POSITIVE PROVOCATIONS* “Dreams are like stars…you may never touch them, but if you follow them they will lead you to your destiny.”

Are You Accepting Your Fate or Creating A Destiny?-Readers Q&A « *POSITIVE PROVOCATIONS*

Claire from United Kingdom asks a very intriguing question this week, which I will attempt to answer. Her question: Do I follow my fate or can I change my own destiny? Whats the difference between fate and destiny? My Answer: One of the primary tasks we all face is deciding whether to follow the path fate has in store for us or working on manifesting our potential and living up to our destiny. It is a solemn task that needs to be undertaken with a loving heart and sound mind. Five Significant Steps for Reclaiming Your Life : The BridgeMaker. Prepare your mind to receive the best that life has to offer . – Ernest Holmes At times, our life can feel like it is spinning out of control. We feel completely powerless and overwhelmed by the many factors and circumstances that dictate and shape how we live. During moments like these, it may be easier to give up and accept these conditions, or we can choose to surrender and keep moving forward.

The good news is the act of surrendering provides us with the ability to reclaim what belongs to each one of us. By surrendering, we gain the power to drive our lives in any direction we choose. Life Hacks. The Mission. 7 Things You Should Never Apologize For. Inspiration Gallery #189 - Quotations & From up North. In From up North’s inspiration galleries we present the latest of our findings from the wonderful world of design.

Inspiration Gallery #189 - Quotations & From up North

Amazing high quality artworks in various categories from great designers all over the globe. Wasted time May the bridges I burn light the way. Follow your heart and Life will Follow. When these words of wisdom were told to me I was still a young man. The real depth behind their meaning was not apparent to me yet. Their wisdom was concealed by my unripe age. Not that they are cryptic or anything but rather because it’s one of those sayings which unfolds and reveals itself to you as your experiences in life grow and mature. There are three fundamental notions that the saying points at: 1. 50 Life Secrets and Tips. 75 Ways To Stay Unhappy Forever. Dale Carnegie once said, “It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.

It’s what you think about.” I don’t think anyone could say it any better than that. I’ve watched so many friends search tirelessly for happiness by changing jobs, moving to new cities, pursuing intimate relationships, and tweaking all sorts of other external factors in their lives. And guess what? The Inspiration Tree: The Pursuit of Happiness: 15 Lessons to Keep in Mind. 88 Important Truths I’ve Learned About Life. Everyone gets drilled with certain lessons in life. Sometimes it takes repeated demonstrations of a given law of life to really get it into your skull, and other times one powerful experience drives the point home once forever. Here are 88 things I’ve discovered about life, the world, and its inhabitants by this point in my short time on earth. 1. 10 Things to Try for 30 Days.

‪Matt Cutts: Try something new for 30 days‬‏ How to Flourish: 17 Quotes On Living, Being, and Doing. The Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun. 60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days.

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