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Motivate Yourself- Motivation Tips and Quotes

I often find it difficult to motivate myself but motivation is important and there are ways that you can motivate yourself to get things done – even things that you would rather not do.  The wonderful thing about motivation is that it is contagious.  If you are motivated, you can motivate others and vice versa. …

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Stop Emotional Triggers from Stopping You

Emotional triggers play a significant role in our lives, in how we feel, how we respond, and ultimately in our successes or failures in life. Once you know what your triggers are, you can determine how you respond to them and understand your ingrained patterns and habits. Triggers result in the creation of habits and…

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Worriers Bill of Rights

Stop Worrying With These Easy Tips

It is common advice to suggest that if you have worries, you should ask yourself “What is the worst that could happen?”  This may work for some, but I suggest that if you can’t do anything about it, simply stop worrying about it, ruminating over the worst that could happen might make it worse; it…

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Quit Thinking Negative Thoughts

Stop Negative Thinking With Eight Steps

How do you stop yourself from negative thinking?  Is it possible to change negative thoughts into positive thoughts?  Can you actually stop making negative statements either to yourself or others?  It is possible to stop the habit of negative thinking but it takes work.  Using the Eight Steps to Stop Negative Thinking, you can do…

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10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Attitude

We all need an attitude adjustment now and then – sometimes it may be as easy as changing your perspective or simply doing something fun but there are some very easy ways to change your attitude that can be incorporated into your daily routines.  Here is a list of ten easy things to do to…

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Journal – Use a Journal to Grow as a Person – Easy Steps for Journaling

Journaling in one form or another has always been a part of my life. Recently as I was getting ready to move house,  I found more than 30 journals spanning  about ten years – the older ones are in boxes somewhere.  I keep everything in my journals, daily notes, appointments, book ideas, thoughts, poems, stories, goals,…

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Is Low Self Esteem Holding You Back? Say No to Low!

“The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.” – Mark Twain It is often not easy to squash low self-esteem. Your self-esteem stems from things that have happened to you in your life and your own feelings about whether or not you are good enough. There are many ways to improve your self…

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The Power of Words – Choose Wisely!

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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How To Be Intriguing

Sam Horn is author of  Got Your Attention?: How to Create Intrigue and Connect with Anyone, which provides great insights into how to be intriguing in life and business. Some of the key ideas she puts forth include: Ask  questions based on pertinent facts – Did you know…? People like to hear interesting facts – it…

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motivation tips

Motivate Yourself- Motivation Tips and Quotes

By Michele Hartley / January 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

I often find it difficult to motivate myself but motivation is important and there are ways that you can motivate yourself to get things done – even things that you would rather not do.  The wonderful thing about motivation is that it is contagious.  If you are motivated, you can motivate others and vice versa. …

Read More

Stop Emotional Triggers from Stopping You

By Michele Hartley / January 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Emotional triggers play a significant role in our lives, in how we feel, how we respond, and ultimately in our successes or failures in life. Once you know what your triggers are, you can determine how you respond to them and understand your ingrained patterns and habits. Triggers result in the creation of habits and…

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Worriers Bill of Rights

Stop Worrying With These Easy Tips

By Michele Hartley / January 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

It is common advice to suggest that if you have worries, you should ask yourself “What is the worst that could happen?”  This may work for some, but I suggest that if you can’t do anything about it, simply stop worrying about it, ruminating over the worst that could happen might make it worse; it…

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Quit Thinking Negative Thoughts

Stop Negative Thinking With Eight Steps

By Michele Hartley / September 5, 2016 / 0 Comments

How do you stop yourself from negative thinking?  Is it possible to change negative thoughts into positive thoughts?  Can you actually stop making negative statements either to yourself or others?  It is possible to stop the habit of negative thinking but it takes work.  Using the Eight Steps to Stop Negative Thinking, you can do…

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10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Attitude

By Michele Hartley / September 4, 2016 / 0 Comments

We all need an attitude adjustment now and then – sometimes it may be as easy as changing your perspective or simply doing something fun but there are some very easy ways to change your attitude that can be incorporated into your daily routines.  Here is a list of ten easy things to do to…

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Journal – Use a Journal to Grow as a Person – Easy Steps for Journaling

By Michele Hartley / September 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

Journaling in one form or another has always been a part of my life. Recently as I was getting ready to move house,  I found more than 30 journals spanning  about ten years – the older ones are in boxes somewhere.  I keep everything in my journals, daily notes, appointments, book ideas, thoughts, poems, stories, goals,…

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Is Low Self Esteem Holding You Back? Say No to Low!

By Michele Hartley / August 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

“The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.” – Mark Twain It is often not easy to squash low self-esteem. Your self-esteem stems from things that have happened to you in your life and your own feelings about whether or not you are good enough. There are many ways to improve your self…

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The Power of Words – Choose Wisely!

By Michele Hartley / August 15, 2016 / 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.

Read More

How To Be Intriguing

By Michele Hartley / August 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

Sam Horn is author of  Got Your Attention?: How to Create Intrigue and Connect with Anyone, which provides great insights into how to be intriguing in life and business. Some of the key ideas she puts forth include: Ask  questions based on pertinent facts – Did you know…? People like to hear interesting facts – it…

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