quotes on beauty

Beauty Quotes to Remember

By Michele Hartley / March 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Beauty quotes, quotations on beauty to help you discover the true meaning of beauty. We are all beautiful in our own way and the world around us is beautiful too if only we take the time to see it.

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The 13 Step Success Program

By Michele Hartley / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

See be do. The See be do concept is based on the simple concept of seeing, being and doing. See it be it do it. A simple and effective way to be happy and find your own success.

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Happiness Quotes – How to be Happy

By Michele Hartley / January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Happiness quotes -quotations to make you happy.

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6 Videos for Relaxation and Renewal in Under Five Minutes

By Michele Hartley / January 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

Even a video can provide a relaxing break. Sometimes a short break is all you need. Here are six recommendations to help you relax.

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Life Balance – 7 Steps to Achieving Balance in Your Life

By Michele Hartley / January 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

Life balance is a quest for all of us.   How do you find balance in your life when you are juggling so many things?  If you do too much of one thing and too little of another are you going to feel out of whack?  Perhaps not-because everything overlaps to some degree.  Achieving balance in…

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Unold Yourself – Act Young, Feel Young, Be Young – 16 Easy Ways to Feel Younger

By Michele Hartley / December 31, 2018 / 0 Comments

I happened to be logging in to a site and the captcha was “unold” – not a word, right? But it made me laugh, I got to thinking about ways to “unold” myself. I am not even going to research this one as I have plenty of ideas about how to feel younger, look younger,…

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90 Great Friendship Quotes

By Michele Hartley / December 23, 2018 / 1 Comment

We sometimes take our friendships for granted, these friendship quotes can help remind you of just how special your friendships are. Friendship is one of the most important parts of our lives – our friends are part of us, part of who we are and what we do.  Countless books, songs, and poems have been written…

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10 Reasons Perfectionism Sucks

By Michele Hartley / December 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Perfectionism can create more problems than it solves. Stop trying to be perfect and embrace imperfection for a happier life.

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Quotes About Love

Love! Inspirational Quotes About Love

By Michele Hartley / December 22, 2018 / 1 Comment

Love – we all want it – as much as we can get…The truth is that love is within us and around us and the more we love ourselves, the more we can love others.  These quotes on love are not only great for Valentine’s Day but for the year round, whenever you want to…

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Abilities and Talents - Great Quotes

Ability Quotes – Use Your Abilities

By Michele Hartley / December 20, 2018 / 1 Comment

We all have unique abilities and talents.  Whether we decide to use our ability is another matter altogether.  Whether it is a natural ability or a learned one does not matter, how we use it does matter.  The sad thing is that just having a talent or ability does not make it valuable or useful. …

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Emotional and Mental Benefits of Music

Music Enhances Life and Love

By Michele Hartley / December 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Songs can touch your heart in many ways.  They can make you happy or sad.  They can energize you or calm you.  We all have special love songs that we share with those we love today and those we have loved.  Music talks to us, the lyrics and melody can express for us feelings that…

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How to Break Bad Habits Fast – Five Easy Steps to Quitting any Bad Habit

By Michele Hartley / December 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Bad habits can be hard to break simply because they are what they are – habits.  I want to break all my bad habits so did some research and found a sure way to break bad habits fast.  Using these steps to stop bad habits, I quit smoking in just two weeks. These steps to…

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The Art of Friendship

By Michele Hartley / December 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Friendship is one of the treasures in life.  We all need friends.  We need someone we can talk to, share things with, go places with, cry and laugh with. We all need a best friend, a circle of friends, we are all “people who need people” as the song says.  Some of us are blessed…

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Social Media - Pros and Cons

Social Media – Love it! Hate it!

By Michele Hartley / December 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

I am of mixed minds about social media. I love it – I depend on it – I communicate through it. I hate it when it takes people away from me but love it when it brings people closer. I hate it when someone is more engrossed in their phone than the people in the…

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How to Make the Right Choices

By Michele Hartley / December 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Choices – we must all make countless choices each day from the time we get out of bed to the food we eat to what we will do with our lives. Making choices is not so difficult with the basics. You know what you like to eat and do on a daily basis – easy.…

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The Power of Words – Choose Wisely!

By Michele Hartley / November 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Words have power – what you say, how you say it, makes a difference. Words can heal or hurt, they can inspire or discourage. Using the right words is an art. Think of words that have motivated you, things people have said that have spurred you to action or brought goosebumps to your arms.

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10 Mini-Breaks to Refresh and Renew Your Work Day – Easy Workday Mini-Breaks

By Michele Hartley / November 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

I have started using mini-breaks on a daily basis to avoid burn-out.  The idea of mini-breaks is not new, but I have a tendency to get caught up in writing or working on projects, so much so that sometimes I go for hours without leaving my computer.  You know the feeling, you are on deadline,…

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Meditation and Yoga Reshape Our Brains

By Michele Hartley / November 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Neuroscientist Sara Lazar’s brain scans show that yoga and meditation actually change the size of key regions of our brain, improving  memory and making us more empathetic, compassionate, and resilient under stress. In the documentary, The Connection, Sara Lazar reports the following findings:  We found differences in brain volume after eight weeks in five different…

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7 Easy Problem Solving Steps That Work – Solve Problems Quick!

By Michele Hartley / November 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

I struggle quite often with how to solve certain problems. Problem solving for me is not easy, I tend to run around in my head and generally spend way too much time trying to solve even the simplest of problems. Knowing that problem solving was taking up way too much time, I decided to implement…

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