A WONDERFUL EXPERIMENT

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
THE BEAUTY OF SHARING This weekend, I decided to perform an exercise that I picked up from the wonderful Zig Ziglar.  This exercise consists of; writing down on a piece of paper, the aspects that you like the most about a person of your choice and then giving that person the piece of paper.  I chose to do this with my wonderful son Theodore and here are the results: I suggested to Theodore that we would play a game.  As we were ...
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GIVE YOURSELF CREDIT

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
CELEBRATE YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS The fact that you are reading this article, means that you are smart.  You have come a long way on your personal journey, because you have learnt a great many things and you have applied what you have learnt.  This all means that you need to give yourself a lot of credit and celebrate your accomplishments, of which there are many. Even if there is not anyone to celebrate you, celebrate yourself.  To have come this far, means that ...
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COMPARISON

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
CELEBRATE YOUR UNIQUENESS 2 Samuel 1:23 they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions You are blessed with unique gifts and talents, designed to fulfill a higher purpose.  Your life is significant and it is only you that can accomplish the assignment that has been given to you. Comparing yourself to others is self-deprecating.  You were designed to run your own race.  You were not made to compete with anyone else.  Your journey is specific to you, therefore you need to develop ...
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A fantastic experience in Oxford

by Laura Albiero Arts and Entertainment, Travel and Leisure, Self Improvement, Reference and Education
On November 24th-25th I had the chance to be invited to a conference in Oxford. The conference was organized by a friend of mine at the Bodleian Library and Lincoln College, and it was about a collection of manuscripts - the Canonici collection - which has been purchased by the Bodleian Library in 1817. Since I’m a researcher in medieval liturgical texts, I was invited to speak about the liturgical manuscripts of this collection. I delivered my paper in front of ...
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YOU ARE BLESSED

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
MATTHEW 5: 13,14 & 16 You are the salt of the earth You are the light of the world Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven You are a highly favoured child of The Most High God.  You were made in the image of Almighty God.  This means that you were wonderfully made.  So much so, that when God made you, He called you a masterpiece. Now this is not just me trying ...
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LOOK UP...TO HIM

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
GENESIS 15:5 And He took him outside and said "Now look toward the heavens, and count the stars, if you are able to count them."  And He said to him, "So shall your descendants be." Now this bible verse is about Almighty God talking to Abraham about the promise of having a son in his late years and becoming the father of a nation.  God told Abraham to look toward the heavens for the stars and to look at the sandy beach, ...
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YOUR BIGGEST PASSION???

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
EPHESIANS 2:10 For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance as our way of life. What are you most passionate about?  What is it that you do, that makes you feel on fire? Whatever it is, that is your calling!  This is the area where you can fulfill Almighty God's purpose for your life.  This is the area where you can fulfill your potential and live out your dreams. This is the reason that ...
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BACK YOURSELF

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
YOUR INNER VOICE There is a feeling that you have inside of you, that is trying to guide you in the right direction, in order for you to fulfill your higher purpose.  I've heard that feeling being described as the following; intuition, a sixth sense, a gut feeling, a hunch, to name a few.  I believe with everything inside of me, that the feeling is the voice of Almighty God. However, you need to be calm and have a certain level of ...
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SPENDING SEASON

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
TIME AND ENERGY I read earlier, that there was 1 million dollars spent per minute, at the peak of Black Friday.  At a rate of 2800 orders per minute, shoppers didn't even need to leave their homes, as all this was done online. I haven't heard about any records being broken, but that is a staggering amount of money to be spent.  After reading the headline to the article, I thought to myself, how much of that money was spent on items ...
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VALUABLE LESSONS

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
MINDSET MANAGEMENT I've learnt some incredible lessons this week.  Lessons about dealing with my own thought processes and how to direct them in order to obtain my desired outcomes. This week has been very up and down for me, and I've realised how much of that is in my control.  Tuesday was a particularly bad day, because of how I had let my thought patterns spiral downwards into a cesspit of negativity.  I was dwelling on all the aspects that I thought ...
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6 FOODS FOR YOUNGER LOOKING SKIN

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
BALANCING YOUR HORMONES NATURALLY The hormone-balancing profiles of foods are vitally important for the health of your skin.  Not much attention is paid to this area, however researchers have established direct links between the consumption of certain foods, and the promotion of healthy skin. 1 - ALMONDS - Linked with a hormone that aids in the regulation of blood sugar levels.  Recommended intake of 11 almonds daily. 2 - BROCCOLI - Dark leafy greens such as brussels sprouts and spinach also enhance the ...
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The ten best self-help books, reduced to ten ideas.

by Global Millionairs Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
If I could reduce the ten best self-help books to ten ideas, these, I believe, would be everyone's favorites: Go to bed at 10 every evening Have a solid 7 to 8 hours of sleep daily Drink at least half a litter of lukewarm water first thing in the morning, best before getting up. (This purifies your bodies system like nothing else does. You could keep a thermos bottle by your bed for this.) Read at least one quality book every two weeks. You ...
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WELCOME TO ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
A Philosopher's Surreal Trek into the Mysterium of the Unknown Universe . Introduction Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakens. Carl Jung  It was almost five years  ago while I was writing free style, stream of consciousness, one evening, suddenly, as of its own, a novel began to emerge on my screen. I was merely illustrating an idea that came to me when it began to turn into an allegory, and then soon it turned into someone's dream. It was ALIVE!  To tell the full  story behind this ...
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A GREAT BIG THANK YOU!

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
GRATITUDE AND HUMILITY Last Wednesday, I became the most viewed author on this platform.  I was on a low point at the time due to my current challenges, and so I thanked Almighty God in advance, for sending me some encouragement.  When I clicked on to the web page and saw that I was at the top of the list, it was just the lift that I needed and thanked for.  In fact it lifted me so high, that I smile ...
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HUMAN BEING UNLIMITED

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
OUR UNLIMITED POTENTIAL As we were all made in the image of Almighty God and have the Holy Spirit dwelling inside of us, we have access to unlimited power, unlimited resources and unlimited knowledge.  This also means that we have unlimited potential. To be absolutely sure of this, we need only look at all the wonderful inventions that we have created over the centuries.  The great Napoleon Hill said; "Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve".  What we ...
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TO ALL THE DREAMERS

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
KEEP ON BELIEVING You were made in the image of Almighty God, which means that you were wonderfully made, and you were made to thrive.  The dream that you have in your heart, was placed there by Almighty God, so He wants you to pursue it, with all the unique gifts and talents that He blessed you with. You were given a purpose, and you were given everything that you would ever need, to fulfill that purpose.  It all starts with belief.  ...
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PROLOGUE

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
A Philosopher' s Surreal Trek into the Mysterium of the Unknown Universe . . PROLOGUE TO ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE SERIES . Hi, my name is James. I’m a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at one of the universities in London, England. Don’t let that concern you though, I don’t wish to overwhelm you with a lot of philosophical terms, concepts and jargon in order to show you how clever I am. In fact, my girlfriend says I may not be as smart as I sometimes ...
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OPENING MY HEART

by Alister Rennie Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Gaming, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
A LITTLE ABOUT ME, NOW I have had a feeling inside me my whole life, that I did not understand until the last couple of years.  A feeling that I was meant to do something great with my life.  I have discovered that my purpose is to inspire and encourage others, simply by being myself.  I have an extraordinary personality that is very infectious and Almighty God has placed gifts and talents inside me that mean that, when I bring them ...
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CHAPTER ONE

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
    ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE BOOK I THE SUMMIT   INTRODUCTION A Philosopher's Surreal Trek into the Mysterium of the Unknown Universe. This narrative begins with a most unusual allegory that came to me in an intensive dream one night which, as it turned out, would foreshadow the direction of my future life. The symbolic nature of the objects and environments I encountered reminded me of the allegorical meanings I read of in Pilgrim's Progress. My dream experience had a similar quality to it: the most provocative interpretative ...
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CHAPTER TWO

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
CHAPTER TWO WHERE AM I? I had a dream, which was not at all a dream                                 Lord Byron I awoke on a patch of dry grass feeling disoriented and dazed, not remembering exactly where I was. And yet, for some reason, I felt more rested than I could ever remember. Curiously it felt as though I had been sleeping for days. Most odd, I thought, considering how I ...
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