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    The personal development site to help with such things as stress management, the Law of Attraction, spiritual growth, setting and achieving goals, and achieving and maintaining happiness.  So please look around and discover all the treasures that lay within this site.

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10 Ways To Find Happiness In Retirement

10 Ways To Find Happiness In Retirement

5 Reasons Why  Money is So Hard to Attract

5 Reasons Why Money is So Hard to Attract

5 Quick Stress Busters

5 Quick Stress Busters

Do You Think Motivational Thoughts?

Do You Think Motivational Thoughts?

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Stress Management

14 PRACTICAL METHODS TO COMBAT STRESS

14 PRACTICAL METHODS TO COMBAT STRESS

We all have too much stress in our lives! These 14 simple techniques will reduce the stress you experience each day.

10 Ways to Reduce Commuting Stress

10 Ways to Reduce Commuting Stress

Do you get out of your car with a queasy stomach, a headache and your blood pressure registering through the roof? If you do, that energy vulture called stress may have sent your pulse skyrocketing.

5 Tips On How To Build Self Confidence Today

5 Tips On How To Build Self Confidence Today

5 simple tips to help you feel better about yourself and build you self confidence today. Learn how to smile and others will smile with you.

Emotional Intelligence

Developing Emotional Intelligence to Help You and Your Organization

Developing Emotional Intelligence to Help You and Your Organization

Most entrepreneurs are skilled at starting things – they keep pushing to move a project forward, but they sometimes realize that it’s not working, so they go back to the beginning and start over. 

Developing Your Emotional Intelligence Is Vital for Love, Peace and Joy In Life

Developing Your Emotional Intelligence Is Vital for Love, Peace and Joy In Life

What is emotional intelligence? There is wisdom that becomes available to us when we recognize that there is an intelligence inside us that empowers us to be able to manage our own emotions and to know that our emotions are our own. 

Business Communication Skills Training Tip #1

Business Communication Skills Training Tip #1

A TRUE Story how emotional intelligence and empathy works I was at a meeting located at a 5 star hotel. During the break I heard yelling at the front desk. A customer and employee were having an intense discussion.  

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WHEN YOU’RE FEELING LOST IN LIFE

Mental Health

An Analysis Of Mental Health Disorders

An Analysis Of Mental Health Disorders

Mental health refers to emotional well being and the ability to live life with stability and creativeness. Mental health consists of both physical and emotional fitness. For living mentally fit it is essential to live healthy physically also. 

Schizophrenia Mental Health Diagnosis And Daily Functioning

Schizophrenia Mental Health Diagnosis And Daily Functioning

People are generally afraid of the idea of schizophrenia and there are a lot of misconceptions. There are over two million Americans with this mental illness and a number of medications to help treat it. 

The Most Common Mental Health Disorders in America

The Most Common Mental Health Disorders in America

Mental health disorders can be as distressing to sufferers and loved ones as physical illnesses, but they are often overlooked or dismissed. That is not because mental and behavioral health issues are uncommon or difficult to see. 

Various Articles

  • “Who’s The Boss?” 10 Ways To Start Taking Control

    “Who’s The Boss?” 10 Ways To Start Taking Control

    At first glance, it would seem that positive thinking and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) have nothing to do with one another. But many of us with ADD develop negative thinking patterns because we become frustrated by our challenges and frequent feelings of being overwhelmed. This negative outlook then makes it even harder for us to manage those challenges and move forward.

    Practicing positive thinking allows people with ADD to focus on our strengths and accomplishments, …

  • Hypnosis For Cancer – Are You Serious!?

    Hypnosis For Cancer – Are You Serious!?

    True, hypnosis, an altered state of consciousness identified with deep relaxation, focused attention, and high suggestibility, has been proven to be a safe medical procedure by the American Medical Association back in 1958. 

  • Do You Think Motivational Thoughts?

    Do You Think Motivational Thoughts?

    Motivational thoughts should go beyond quotes or positive thinking cliches. Your thoughts should be specifically designed to motivate you. Here are some examples.

“Who’s The Boss?” 10 Ways To Start Taking Control

“Who’s The Boss?” 10 Ways To Start Taking Control

At first glance, it would seem that positive thinking and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) have nothing to do with one another. But many of us with ADD develop negative thinking patterns because we become frustrated by our challenges and frequent feelings of being overwhelmed. This negative outlook then makes it even harder for us to manage those challenges and move forward.

Practicing positive thinking allows people with ADD to focus on our strengths and accomplishments, …

Hypnosis For Cancer – Are You Serious!?

Hypnosis For Cancer – Are You Serious!?

True, hypnosis, an altered state of consciousness identified with deep relaxation, focused attention, and high suggestibility, has been proven to be a safe medical procedure by the American Medical Association back in 1958. 

Do You Think Motivational Thoughts?

Do You Think Motivational Thoughts?

Motivational thoughts should go beyond quotes or positive thinking cliches. Your thoughts should be specifically designed to motivate you. Here are some examples.

Law of Attraction

An Ancient Money Getting Secret

An Ancient Money Getting Secret

There are some phenomenal forces in the universe that can extremely enhance the things that you want to manifest. What you know of the law of attraction will be greatly enhanced once you apply these additional secrets.

The Secret to Manifesting Faster

The Secret to Manifesting Faster

With increased understanding of the intimate nature of the law of attraction your ability grows stronger and more powerful. The many layers reveal themselves and what was hard becomes easier and faster.

Manifesting Abundance – Get the Money You Deserve

Manifesting Abundance – Get the Money You Deserve

Most people see life though the eyes of scarcity and lack. However if you follow these simple techniques, you can begin to change the flow of money coming towards you.

Spiritual Growth

A System for Self-growth and Discovery

A System for Self-growth and Discovery

This article is a brief description of the spiritual path that I am walking upon. The key main components of my path are meditation and dreams/vision interpretation.

A Little More Than Fate

A Little More Than Fate

Is there an ideal kind of life that you dream about? Perhaps your ideal life consists of more money, more friends, or more time to do the things you love. Maybe the ideal life is one filled with less work and more vacations. Having the ideal life can be as simple as starting to exercise more, losing weight and becoming healthy again. Whatever kind of life you dream about having, I guarentee that it will take a little more than fate to get you there.

Guided Meditation To Make You Whole

Guided Meditation To Make You Whole

Guided meditation is a form of stress relief that is conducive to relaxing the whole body, in part by finding a way of peaceful and calming relaxation from within the body. Guided meditation may utilize soothing photographs or scenarios to enhance the ability of the mind to relax and guide the body to a point of relaxation so that the person in meditation can find a true sense of inner peace. Quite often, guided meditation will be accompanied by soft music or sounds of nature…

Time Management

Aligning For Wealth

Aligning For Wealth

Someone asked me recently if I could articulate some easy and basic “steps” that a person could do every day that would help them be in alignment with wealth, meaning be “in line” to attract well-being, goodness, and prosperity. So, that prosperity would flow easier in life. So, that where they stood emotionally was a reflection of what they wanted to create in life, versus standing in fear and scarcity.

My answer to that question was yes! Yes, you certainly create some

“Who’s The Boss?” 10 Ways To Start Taking Control

“Who’s The Boss?” 10 Ways To Start Taking Control

At first glance, it would seem that positive thinking and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) have nothing to do with one another. But many of us with ADD develop negative thinking patterns because we become frustrated by our challenges and frequent feelings of being overwhelmed. This negative outlook then makes it even harder for us to manage those challenges and move forward.

Practicing positive thinking allows people with ADD to focus on our strengths and accomplishments, …

7 Ways To Develop Momentum And Get Things Done

7 Ways To Develop Momentum And Get Things Done

One thing that I learned from bicycle racing (actually, I am not much of a bicycle racer but I do triathlons – biking needs work) is the power of momentum. In bicycle racing the way to do better and use less energy is to pedal very, very fast and powerfully to start with, give it 120% and once you are up to speed, you can simply maintain a good even cadence.