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The Wisdom of Zig Ziglar

November 29, 2012 by  
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Yesterday, Zig Ziglar passed away after a brief illness. He was truly a wise man with a great sense of humor. He positively impacted millions of people with his message of optimism, faith, hard work and persistence. When I was in college, I purchased a motivational tape that he recorded called, “See You At The […]

Top Ten Quotes On The Importance of Relaxation and Fun

May 16, 2012 by  
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The Oxford English Dictionary defines recreation as the action of re-creating oneself by some pleasant pastime or amusement. Do you take time out of your busy day to enjoy moments of relaxation and fun? Many studies have shown that engaging in recreational activities increases your life satisfaction, self-confidence and well-being. Fun and relaxation doesn’t have […]

Top Ten Quotes On The Importance Of Enthusiasm

May 14, 2012 by  
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Enthusiasm is absolutely essential for a successful life. Before I get involved in a project or an activity, I ask myself, “Is this something I really believe in? Can it help people? Does this match up with my skills and interests? Is this something I’m eager to do?” If I can’t answer these questions with […]

Top Ten Quotes On Overcoming Procrastination

May 4, 2012 by  
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If you often procrastinate, you are not alone. Everyone procrastinates at times, and it usually doesn’t cause them too much stress. However, according to researchers, 26 percent of Americans identify themselves as chronic procrastinators. This is a large increase from 1978, when only 5 percent thought of themselves as chronic procrastinators. Almost 60 percent of […]

How To Overcome The Fear Of Failure

April 8, 2012 by  
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The fear of failure can stop you from even trying.  No one likes to fail, but if you are going to accomplish something that you’ve never done before, the reality is that you may fail a few times (probably many times) before you ultimately succeed.  Don’t label this as failure, but as courageously learning important […]

Top Ten Quotes On The Importance of Having A Dream

April 1, 2012 by  
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Having an inspiring dream is one of the secrets of a successful life.  One of my dreams is to help one million people tame their stress and live more joyful and healthy lives. I work on this dream every day through my writing, speaking and coaching.  I know it will take years to achieve this […]

How To Focus on Your Highest Priorities

March 20, 2012 by  
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To create a successful and happy life, it is so important that we live according to our priorities.  There are so many things such as e-mail, Facebook and phone calls that can distract us from making progress on our goals.  When I’m working, I find it helpful to ask myself the following question, “Is what […]

Top Ten Quotes On How To Overcome Worry

March 16, 2012 by  
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Everyone struggles with worry, at some point in their life.  The following quotes convincingly prove that worry is unnecessary and counter productive.  In addition, they also remind us that faith is a powerful antidote to worry.   “I’ve suffered a great many catastrophes in my life. Most of them never happened.”       -Will Rogers   “If […]

Top Five Quotes On The Benefits Of Laughter

March 15, 2012 by  
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“If we took what we know about the medical benefits of laughter and bottled it up, it would require FDA approval.”       -Lee Berk, Ph.D.   “With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.”             -Abraham Lincoln   “Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young.  A […]

Top Five Quotes On Friendship

March 14, 2012 by  
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“A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.”           Francois de La Rochefoucauld   “A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future and accepts you just the way you are.”   -Author Unknown   “A real friend is one who walks […]

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