How to Rewire Your Brain to Be More Kind Toward Others Kindness is the state of caring about other people’s well-being and taking action to help make other people’s lives better and happier. It is a social glue that allows us to connect with others and build meaningful relationships with them When someone does something kind for us, we like them more and we want to cooperate with them more. When we do something kind for someone, we earn their trust and respect, and we feel better about ourselves for being a good person. Frugal Tips Being frugal has become downright fashionable these days. There are so many great ways to make the money last longer that I’d like to hear from you about how you help stretch the family budget and make the dollars go further. In honor of Smart Money Week, I thought it would be appropriate to have a good old fashioned pot luck, but instead of each bringing a dish, everyone should bring their best tips for being frugal so we can all share ideas. To make it fun, I decided to throw in a little giveaway and since pot lucks are social affairs, I thought I’d make this a Facebook event. I’ll have 3 giveaways – all random drawings from the tips posted in the comments on the Facebook post. 1 of the drawings will be for any individual who contributes a frugal tip to the Facebook post. 1 of the drawings will be for a blog, website, or facebook page that contributes a tip.
10 Essential Things You Learn From Traveling In my opinion, traveling is one of the best ways to spend your time and money. Leaving home and visiting somewhere new truly opens your eyes to the amazing world we live in. When you travel, you see so many things — both good and bad — that change the way you view everything. You will learn so much about the world, and about yourself. Depth of Mercy Download the album at Marshill.bandcamp.com With massive soundscapes and crushing ambience, Kenosis leads corporate worship at Mars Hill Ballard. Formed by Pastor Joel Brown after a hiatus from the popular Ballard band Red Letter, Kenosis blends sharp riffs, tight rhythms, and soaring melodies that present a worship environment of paradoxical emotions: complete reverence before a holy, righteous God, and rejoicing at the tenderness of his love. released 13 December 2011 Joel Brown: Guitar & Vocals Jordan Butcher: Drums, Percussion & Programming Jesse Herlitz: Guitar & Vocals Hannah Moreno: Keys & Vocals
clean sweep assessment Are you ready to clean up your life? The Clean Sweep Program is a checklist of 100 items which, when completed, give one complete personal freedom. These 100 items are grouped in 4 areas of life with 25 in each group: Physical Environment, Well-being, Money and Relationships. 7 Body Language Tricks To Make Anyone Instantly Like You There’s no question that body language is important. And, according to Leil Lowndes in her book “How To Talk To Anyone,” you can capture — and hold — anyone’s attention without even saying a word. We’ve selected the best body language techniques from the book and shared them below: The Flooding Smile My Collection of Funny Emails. Send funny emails to your friends! Why didnâ€™t I think of that? Youâ€™ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems... some you never knew you had! Hull strawberries easily using a straw.
10 Things We Need To Make Cool Right Now (Especially #8) 1. Have faith in yourself and others, even when you have reasons not to, actually, especially when you have reasons not to. Sure, that new friend you met may remind you of someone that has hurt you in the past, but give them your faith and don’t project who you think they are based on your past experiences. Philippians 2:1-18 NIV - Imitating Christ’s Humility Imitating Christ’s Humility 2 Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, 2 then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind. 3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, 4 not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. 5 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: 6 Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage;7 rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.8 And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death— even death on a cross!
10 Benefits of Rising Early, and How to Do It “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” – Ben Franklin, famously “Put no trust in the benefits to accrue from early rising, as set forth by the infatuated Franklin …” – Mark Twain By Leo Babauta Recently, reader Rob asked me about my habit of waking at 4:30 a.m. each day, and asked me to write about the health benefits of rising early, which I thought was an excellent question. Unfortunately, there are none, that I know of. However, there are a ton of other great benefits.
Get Anyone to Like You - Instantly - Guaranteed Get anyone to like you - Instantly - Guaranteed If you want people to like you, make them feel good about themselves. This golden rule of friendship works every time - guaranteed! The principle is straightforward. If I meet you and make you feel good about yourself, you will like me and seek every opportunity to see me again to reconstitute the same good feeling you felt the first time we met. Unfortunately, this powerful technique is seldom used because we are continually focused on ourselves and not others. The Fun Cheap or Free Queen: "You're Welcome" Wednesday: Tons of home remedy tips and tricks I’m sure we’ve all gotten the email before. You know what I’m talking about, the spam email that you actually happened to read. You know, the one with tons of random home remedy tips in it that you think, “Huh…I should remember this….” Yes, that one.
5 Actual, Legitimate Ways To Make Money This Summer This summer has been rough for me, because while I do have an unpaid internship, I do not have a job. While I have applied to countless retail stores, I have not been able to snag one. This has caused me to reach out to the Internet to see where I can pick up some moolah and not go back to school in the fall completely broke. Here are some ideas for you if you are in a similar situation! Teaching Your Band Simplicity - Simple Worship - Sunday Every weekend people gather in churches and ministry centers to participate in singing songs of worship to God. For those of us who are worship leaders, we have the immense joy in choosing those songs. Now there are many different cultural backgrounds as well as schools of thought in the choices of music we play. All of it has value. However, I would like to offer some thoughts in encouraging us to playing simpler music. Music of great complexity can be stunningly beautiful, drawing us near to the heart of God.