How has your week been? Mine has been a lesson in patience and in taking deep breaths.

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It started out with a billion tech issues during a very important interview with a celebrity influencer, which led to me having to move my day around and cancel training a new employee (and I really needed her to start, so this was stressful), which led to me being cranky and spewing negativity onto my kids as we headed into our homeschool day.

Having the right mindset means finding something to be grateful for in every difficulty.

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If you have the set way of thinking about life and the things around you, you are able to see the opportunity behind every problem. If you are able to acknowledge the good things in your life amidst diversity, you have the right mindset that will lead you towards a happy life.

In the face of difficulties and in today’s sinking economy, it is really difficult to us to remain appreciative and grateful. Once you feel overwhelmed and stressed out, it is sometimes hard to find reasons to become grateful. …

The Advantages And Disadvantages

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“Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” — Zig Ziglar

Gratitude unleashes life’s fullness. Living a life full of gratitude can always make you happy and at peace. There are a lot of advantages that you can think of once you start showing your gratitude towards other people. Also, appreciating your life brings great benefits that can actually increase the quality of your life.

Advantage of Gratitude

Gratitude can remind us of the positive and great things in our lives. It…

Here Is A Few Things I’m Learning About Meditation

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I use to do Karate’ when I was young and recently I thought about going again. I have son of my own now and was thinking it would be good for both of us.

Stepping into a martial arts dojo for the first time can be a little intimidating, but before you know it, the instructor has you at ease and ready to give that first class a try.

Meditation for beginners can be a little mind-boggling at first, but with the steps listed below, you will be feeling super relaxed and ready to meditate in quick order.

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I began learning more about this when I recently took a step back to self reflect.

  • Where am I?
  • Where do I want to be?

These questions to myself were not asking for my literally location on the globe but the inner me on my path. The path that my free-will decides and the one intertwined with my destiny.

One this journey, I traveled down the…

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You don’t have to reach the end of the month wondering where your money went. Doing a budget is simply telling your money where to go. And if you’re not good at budgeting yet, that’s okay! It takes a little time. By your third budget, you’ll be a pro.

1) Write down your total income for the month.

This is your total take-home (after tax) pay for both you and, if you’re married, your spouse. Don’t forget to include everything — full-time jobs, second jobs, freelance pay, Social Security checks, and any other ongoing sources of income.

2) List all your expenses.

Think about your regular bills (mortgage, electricity, etc.) and your irregular bills…

Practice Counting your Blessings — Not all your Troubles

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When things don’t go our way and when everything around us seems to fall apart, the last thing that we can think of is to be thankful.

When we are facing difficulties, all we do is complain and ask why bad things are happening to us. Turning bad days into gratitude days is really a great challenge for many people, but it is always possible.

Stop Complaining

People spend most of their time lamenting about their troubles, complaining about the difficulties they suffer from that they no longer care about the blessings that they have received. …

choose wisely…

When you are meditating at home, there is a possibility that you may become frustrated and give up before you truly start. The main reason for this is that meditation is much more mental than physical.

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“Meditation is like a gym in which you develop the powerful mental muscles of calm and insight.”– Ajahn Brahm

If you compare it to Yoga, you are usually aware of when the posture or breathing is not right. In meditation, people tend to question themselves as to whether they are doing it right, or are they actually in a meditative state or not? …

Your Current View of The Future dictates Who You Perceive You Are Today

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What is Micro Future Planning?

Ok, I may have just made that term up but, in short, it’s a 90 day plan.

I corporate america a 90 day plan is a look at the 3 months broken down by specific actions. So, with personal application, how do you want your life to be in 90 days time.

Repeatedly done, you’ll be well on you way to the 10x your life you want!

People often talk about short term planning which can be anything from 1–5 years. Long term planning is like 5–15 years.

Future planning is supper important. With out a personal vision you’ll die…

Outsourcing is for everyone!

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Outsourcing is for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you work at home or outside the home. You will always find someone to do the tasks that take you away from the important stuff.

A large portion of the day is taken up by grocery shopping, cooking, cleaning, and yard work.

No matter if you work at home or in a busy office, you need to see if you can outsource any of this at a price that makes sense.

Outsourcing will help with that nagging procrastination problem, getting you on the road to productivity. …

W. Jon McClure

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