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Dr. Danielle Dowling's picture

Hold The Excuses (+ A Whole Lotta Nothing)

I know them before I hear them:

I just don’t have time to add anything else to my schedule.
It’s so hard to find the motivation.
By the time I get home from work, the last thing I want to do is spend more time in front of the computer.
Everybody who’s tried online dating has horror stories.
The gym is too crowded after work. I don’t want to stand around waiting for an elliptical.
I’ve just been soooooo busy…..

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Anonymous's picture

Sorry, We're Closed

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I'd parked the auto down the block and jaywalked across the street, only to discover, "Sorry, We're Closed" greeting me at the door, a good sign for me, though, as I decided to just be mindful of its meaning.

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Bernie Siegel MD's picture

Today's Prescription For The Soul - Support

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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Danielle LaPorte's picture

Why We (Should) Change Our Minds In The 11th Hour

clarity

You’re about to ship your product, wrap the gift, get dressed for the event, name the baby. Go time. Launch time. Deadline-to-meet-time. It’s time to make the final call. You’ve been working toward this for months. Money invested in designers, endless jam sessions, deep thinking, working toward THAT goal. And then…and then you look at it (clock is ticking, we’re waiting for you to sign off), and you think…it’s not quite right. We need to…. change the name, pull apart the structure, swap out the picture, switch the offer, shift gears.

And then…you want to throw up.

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Stacey Curnow's picture

The Cure For A Broken-Open Heart

Broken-Open Heart

When the stresses of life build up to a certain point, who hasn’t had a moment when they broke down and cried?

I used to experience it as a sign that I was defeated or unable to cope. But then I heard a great quote from Martha Beck: “We don’t cry when we lose our hope. We cry when we find it.”

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Leslee Horner's picture

What I've Learned From Letting Fear Win

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In 2009, someone suggested I start my own blog.  I'd been emersed in my spiritual journey for a couple of years and I'd discovered so much about life and myself.  It was a no-brainer that the theme of my blog would be spirituality and self-discovery.  I titled my blog, "Waiting for the Click" (the Click refers to enlightenment) and published it at the end of April 2009. 

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Elizabeth Colella's picture

This Will Make You A Hero

super hero

I have a challenge for you. But first, check out one of my favorite quotes:

“You are the hero of your own story.”  —Joseph Campbell

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Laurie Erdman's picture

Playing Big At Work: Personal Fulfillment Isn’t Reserved For The Entrepreneur

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I am approaching the third anniversary of my coaching, training and consulting business after twenty plus years in corporate America. As I’ve reflected upon my successes and growth opportunities (I no longer see them as failures) during my long career and shorter business, I realized that a new paradigm has arisen in the marketplace and conversation.

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