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Writing, Inner Guidance and the Power of Intuition-Part 1

"If you don't know your limits, then you don't know the heights of what you can achieve...when faced with a difficult task, say to yourself others have done this before me." -Unknown The routines of daily writing-creating a paragraph, choosing the right words, editing-do not make big demands on our decision making capacities. But when… Continue reading Writing, Inner Guidance and the Power of Intuition-Part 1

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The Art of Knowledge and the Worthwhile of Life

"Unless you attempt something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. To achieve greatly you must be prepared to fail greatly." - Unknown One of the fundamental strategies of living a fulfilling life is knowing what information you need to achieve your aims. I have always been a believer in the value… Continue reading The Art of Knowledge and the Worthwhile of Life

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The Art of Happiness and The Ability to Change

"When we never live but hope to live, and are always hoping to be happy, it is inevitable that we will never be so." Happiness can be interpreted as the joy of discovery and the joy of knowing. It is the joy that comes to those who painstakingly design their lives and live them with… Continue reading The Art of Happiness and The Ability to Change

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Don’t Quit…Be Present Now

A wonderful poem that has served me well throughout the years. I thought it might help put into perspective the daily problems we all endure into a more positive light. Don't quit when things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low and the… Continue reading Don’t Quit…Be Present Now

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Two Key Factors for Great Writing

Today I want you to think of two of your favorite books. Now, I want you to list the top two reasons why you enjoyed each book or fell asleep at night reading it because you simply could not put it down. Keep them in mind because we are going to revisit them in the… Continue reading Two Key Factors for Great Writing

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Meditation and Mindfulness: You cannot stop the waves but you can learn to surf

The zen monk asks: "Student, tell me, what is God?" The student replies, "He is the breath inside the breath"    -Kabir It is a commonly held view that meditation is a way of shutting off the pressures of the world or of your own thoughts, but this is not an accurate view. Meditation is neither… Continue reading Meditation and Mindfulness: You cannot stop the waves but you can learn to surf

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Suffering, Negativity and the Liberation of Time

"We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world."  - Buddha Let me start by saying that the future is nothing but a repetition of past experiences. Changes to one's life are possible, but real transformative change is rare and depends upon whether you… Continue reading Suffering, Negativity and the Liberation of Time