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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      12 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 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

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