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Secret 2 to a sucessful marriage/relationship

Monday, March 02, 2015      8 comments

"SECRET 2: TALK & TOUCH Did you ever hear the Paul Simon song, "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"? It's a humorous song about a not-so-funny subject (the break-up of Simon's marriage). I don't want you to hop on a bus or drop off your keys, b... Read more

Secret 1 to sucessful a marriage/relationship

Monday, March 02, 2015      3 comments

To have a successful relationship with an individual don't focus on your differences or past history, don't focus on what you want, but focus on doing what will lead to a winning situation for both you and your spouse/partner. More to follow ... Read more

Overwhelmed by Challenges for the next 2-13 weeks, etc?

Thursday, February 26, 2015      1 comments

Live the rest of your life with less stress and more joy. I mean don't stress yourself by trying to do too much, but by focusing each moment on what is important for that moment. Also, don't stress yourself by trying to make changes in the... Read more

Challenge to develop a positive life you love

Friday, February 20, 2015      2 comments

This challenge starts tomorrow February 21 on my building self esteem team. A wonderful site for motivational articles and quotes to do this is Jonathan Lockwood Huie's page www.sail7.com . I happily recommend you go there. The ... Read more

Challenge to improve your self confidence ending 2/21/28

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      1 comments

I posted this challenge in the Message Boards SparkPeople Challenges. I also posted it under the Forum "Self-Esteem, Self-Action Challenges" of my team "Building Self-Esteem, Self-Action Group. See www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
ark/message... Read more

Burying the hatchet

Saturday, January 24, 2015      7 comments

To many people say they forgive you for some error you made yet tend to avoid your company or whenever they see you make some comment about the error even when you don't do anything to remind them of your error. I try to ignore it and pretend t... Read more

Challenging a troubled part of my personality

Sunday, January 18, 2015      6 comments

I can use my will to make choices that will empower me. I can take the advice of my friend who tells me that I do not have to react in anger because I am angry, withdraw emotionally because I am jealous, or delay working on my most important ta... Read more

My thoughts on self-esteem, Part 2

Sunday, January 11, 2015      4 comments

A friend mentioned that I should not post as if I am lecturing as I am only a lay person and do not have professional credentials. Sorry for coming across so strongly , but I have a passion for giving advice since helping others cope with life ... Read more

New Self Esteem Building Spark Team

Monday, January 05, 2015      8 comments

Most of the unhappiness of the world can be attributed to egos damaged by low self esteem and by the actions of others having low self esteem. I have tried forming several Spark teams none of which have yet taken off despite my good intents, bu... Read more

Steps to a greater understanding

Monday, December 29, 2014      3 comments

The steps to a greater understanding 1) Know that you are framing your reality by perceiving things through a lens fogged by past experiences or mass media. 2) Allow that it is just one way of perceiving among many, that others have differe... Read more

Life is a journey, enjoy it.

Friday, December 19, 2014      6 comments

Too many of us make our happiness conditioned upon achieving a desired goal or dream. This is partly due to seeing all those ads that present various products as something we must have to be successful. It is good to have a goal or dream for i... Read more

The blind men and the elephant

Tuesday, December 16, 2014      3 comments

I enjoyed John Godfrey Saxe's ( 1816-1887) version of the famous Indian legend: It was six men of Indostan, To learning much inclined, Who went to see the Elephant (Though all of them were blind), That each by observation Might sa... Read more

Free podcasts that I find helpful

Sunday, November 30, 2014      4 comments

Thought for this week. Renee Stephens provides an archive of podcasts that can be listened to free at www.insideoutweightloss.
com/podcasts . There is a link to podcasts on self care that are relevant to many life events as we... Read more

Live in the present and reach your goals

Monday, November 03, 2014      1 comments

This is meant to be merely an introduction to my The Holistic, Naturopathic Alternative Group which is meant to enable us to gain the knowledge and motivation to treat food, exercise and thought like medicines so we allow our bodies digestion an... Read more

How to find your passion and follow it

Sunday, November 02, 2014      3 comments

I am a bit disappointed with my self because I haven't actually started an anti-inflammation diet although I read enough material on the subject, tried a couple of meals and started a team devoted to it. You see I don't do the cooking in my ho... Read more


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