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unwind from stress in a healthy way

Monday, May 18, 2015      10 comments

Don't stress yourself out by trying to change others. Learn that two people seldom respond to the same situation in the same manner, and the right approach is never confined to your own way. Don't fret over things that you can't change, learn ... Read more

I am focused on learning to cook

Saturday, March 21, 2015      5 comments

I am sorry I haven't post here much lately but I have been trying to spend less time on the internet and was looking to find a nitch in line with my passion for science and mathematics. After giving that some thought and spending too much time o... Read more

Part 3 to a sucessful marriage (Giving)

Saturday, March 14, 2015      2 comments

It's time for part 3 of your report, "7 Secrets for Fixing Your Marriage." I hope you're putting to good work secrets 1 and 2. And now let's keep going. SECRET 3: GIVE You have some changes you'd like to see in your spouse ... Read more

I failed to fulfill my promise

Wednesday, March 04, 2015      9 comments

I.m taking a week of not using the internet since I failed to limit my hours the past month as much as I had promised my wife. I will do my blogs on word perfect then post them on the evening of March18. Until then I am asking team members to v... Read more

Secret 2 to a sucessful marriage/relationship

Monday, March 02, 2015      10 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      5 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 . 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
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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

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