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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

Curing Anxiety Without Medication…What The Professionals Don’t Want You To Know.

Curing Anxiety Without Medication…What The Professionals Don’t Want You To Know.

As a psychotherapist in private practice for over a decade, I certainly have seen it all: watching my clients suffer through anxiety and stress, watching them go from medication to medication looking for “the right pill”, and rarely finding it, spending inordinate amounts of money desperately trying to find the correct method to make their(…)

5 Quick Stress Busters

5 Quick Stress Busters

How do you react when your plans fall through? Do you roll with the punches? Or does anxiety keep you from enjoying life? To a great extent, our personality determines how we deal with stress in our lives, but here are 5 things to help keep your stress under control.

Body and Mind – Sex and Stress

Body and Mind – Sex and Stress

Role of sex in depression

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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The Dynamic Power Of The Spoken Word!

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

How to Visualize the Things You Want

How to Visualize the Things You Want

How can you visualize the goals that you have? There are techniques that move you deeper into your own inner power to see with greater clarity what you want to create.

Manifesting Your Desires

Manifesting Your Desires

I could make it very easy from the start and say that you are already manifesting your desires everyday, but you just don’t realize it. Most people are unconscious creators.

5 Reasons Why  Money is So Hard to Attract

5 Reasons Why Money is So Hard to Attract

Most everyone will agree that manifesting money takes something special. You may have manifested some of the things that you want, but what about more money?

Spiritual Growth

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…

Pass It On – Sincerity is no Substitute for the Truth

Pass It On – Sincerity is no Substitute for the Truth

Some advice works for some people while other advice is far more universal. Here is a piece of advice that covers everyone on earth at one time. It especially covers anyone who is seeking God, past, present or future.

Bad Company Corrupts Good Character

Bad Company Corrupts Good Character

In 1 Corinthians 15:33, Paul wrote: “Do not be misled: Bad company corrupts good character.” This statement should be your guiding light when selecting your next roommates.

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.