Midlife Quest

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Reference and Education
Have you reached a point in your life where you're wondering what on earth it's all about? I'm 47 now but I started having these kinds of thoughts a few years ago, and a few questions popped up for me like; What is my purpose?  How do I feel more fulfilled?  And how can I feel more connected? I was thinking there has to be more to life.  All those dreams I had about traveling the world and having a dream job.  But ...
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A Situational Comedy

by Wendy Kelley Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Home and Family
My life is a situational Comedy -  I just miss most of the jokes. Do you laugh?  At yourself?  At others?   At the antics and conflicts and difficulties that transpire in the course of your life? I used to years ago.  Then I got too serious because the opinion of others was forced to hold more weight than that of my very own. Life has been very difficult and challenging since the day I allowed that to happen.  Although I had my ups, ...
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Change Your Life in 5 Seconds

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Reference and Education
The 5 Second Rule is a really simple tool that you can use anytime that you need a bit of courage.  It will help you stop thinking, and start doing. You know that thing where you get an urge to say or do something and then think twice about it?  You start listening to that voice in your head, 'What if everyone looks at you?', 'No-one else is saying anything maybe I shouldn't', 'What if I fail?', 'What if I look ...
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Why You Should Never Settle For Less

by Sergei VanBellinghen Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
Why you should never settle for less than you deserve is a good reason to refuse to live an ordinary existence. Your dreams transform into a belief in yourself and your abilities. It is a journey of ever constant evolution toward the goals in your life. Suddenly, the impossible develops into the possible. But why do people choose to give in instead of struggling to get better opportunities? What about your life? Are you ready to keep going when things get ...
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Professor Carol Dweck's 4-Step process to changing your mindset

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
Are you stuck in a negative belief cycle?  Don't worry!  We have the potential to change our neuropathways and create a better life for ourselves.  In my latest article, I talked about the possibilities of a new life with the help of techniques that can change your neuropathways. This raised the question; What would you do with new, more positive beliefs about your abilities and future? I said that I would show you a simple 4-step process that will help you to ...
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How To Handle Setbacks In Life

by Luci Perry Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Home and Family
"You know, everyone has setbacks in their life, and everybody falls short of whatever goals they might set for themselves. That's part of living and coming to terms with who you are as a person." - Hillary Clinton. Setbacks are not easy to handle, but they definitely help us build our character. Like most of you, I have been facing setbacks at times, and those setbacks seem to be more challenging especially when you have a strong emotional desire. When I was a ...
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Mindset and your success

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education
The only thing that can stop you from becoming successful is your own mindset. But if you have been holding yourself back because of your mindset then you can soon learn to change it.   So many of us have limiting beliefs, we put ourselves down or play down our abilities.  If you do this you probably have a 'fixed mindset'.  But did you know that your brain never stops growing?  As humans we are capable of changing the neuropathways in our brain.  This ...
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X Addiction in Recovery

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Cross Addiction - When you switch from one addcition to another addiction, bei it a chemical or behaviour. Hi it's Dermot again. If you read my last blog from 12th May, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a "Recovery from Addiction Series", If not read on: X-Addiction What is cross-addiction ? “The Transfer from One Addictive Substance or Behaviour to Another”. In Early Recovery, this can be due to being Un Aware of the Possible Dangers. Why do ...
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Spirituality in Recovery

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
spirituality spɪrɪtʃʊˈalɪti,spɪrɪtjʊˈalɪti/noun the quality of being concerned with the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things. "the shift in priorities allows us to embrace our spirituality in a more profound way" Hi it's Dermot again. If you read my last blog from 11th May, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a "Recovery from Addiction Series", If not read on: SPIRITUALITY Spirituality is wide open to each individuals own interpretation. There is no wrong ...
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PURPOSE: LIVE IT & GET FULFILMENT

by Roch Elias Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
Introduction Some people are just existing before exiting this life but some people are living their lives full of purpose, with a gusto and zest for living. It's time when you should also decide to still live your life to the fullest, beyond the routine and mundane of paid employment. Live your Purpose Myles Munroe once said that when purpose is not known, abuse is invevitable. It's sad that many people don't know their purpose and are not living their lives fulfilled. When ...
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Live Your Passion and Create Your Own Lifestyle!

by Tania dos Santos Internet and Businesses Online, Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports
Hi Everybody, Tania here and yip that’s me executing a perfect hook kick (ura mawashi geri for those martial artists out there) in a national karate championship where I added another National champion title to my records. The point is guys, this is what I am most passionate about…. My Art -KARATE. Being doing it now for 29 solid years and I’m still going strong and I’m more passionate than ever due to the fact that I have FINALLY discovered a ‘way out’ ...
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Daydream - it's good for you!

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family
Do you give yourself a hard time for daydreaming?  Stop!  Used effectively daydreaming can actually help you reach your goals. Wikipedia's definition of daydreaming goes like this: "...a short-term detachment from one's immediate surroundings, during which a person's contact with reality is blurred and partially substituted by a visionary fantasy, especially one of happy, pleasant thoughts, hopes or ambitions, imagined as coming to pass, and experienced while awake" Sounds good doesn't it?! Structured daydreaming Psychology Today carried out a test on 'structured daydreaming' where participants who visualised ...
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Is your job making you happy?

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family
According to a Gallup 2017 poll, a whopping 85% of people hate their jobs.  Too many accept that this is as good as it's going to get.  But now, people are starting to wake up. It is never too late to change, and I'm going to show you how. I have had all manner of jobs, you name it, but not many of them particularly inspiring. I had my confidence knocked by bullies on my first couple of jobs, aged 15 and 17 ...
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Self Esteem in Recovery

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
self-esteemˌsɛlfɛˈstiːm/ noun confidence in one's own worth or abilities; self-respect."assertiveness training for those with low self-esteem"synonyms:self-respect, self-regard, pride in oneself/one's abilities, faith in oneself, pride, dignity, morale, self-confidence, confidence, self-assurance, assurance; amour propre"assertiveness training for those with low self-esteem" Hi it's Dermot again. If you read my last blog from 9th May, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a "Recovery from Addiction Series", If not read on:   LOW SELF-ESTEEM What is Self Esteem We tend to go through life evaluating ourselves and others according to a scale of ...
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Decide Who You Want To Be

by Sergei VanBellinghen Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
Decide who you want to be because when you look around you, there are no guardrails on your life. The reality is that other people try to tell you that only certain things are right. They paint a dull path for you to follow such as go to school, get good grades, have a degree, get a decent job and retire. But who do you want to be? Do you desire to become the sheep that follows the crowd or the ...
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Three amazing benefits of breathing deeply

by Maddy Lawrence Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Reference and Education
Breathing is something we do naturally surely?  Unfortunately, most of us don't breathe properly. But don't fret, I will tell you how you can start to breathe more deeply and you will soon feel the benefits. I have been 'high alert' breathing for most of my life.  At 47 I am learning to breathe properly again and it feels great.  At first it was difficult, uncomfortable, I felt like I couldn't get my breath down far enough. But I have been practicing ...
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Shame in Recovery

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
shame ʃeɪm/ noun 1.a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behaviour."she was hot with shame"synonyms:humiliation, mortification, chagrin, ignominy, loss of face, shamefacedness, embarrassment, indignity, abashment, discomfort, discomfiture, discomposure  Hi it's Dermot again. If you read my last blog from 10th May, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a "Recovery from Addiction Series", If not read on: shame Shame in early recovery can be extremely paralyzing as suddenly without the cover of your drug of choice or alcohol you are raw. ...
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Kill yourself with Drugs and Subscription Pills

by Nirdosh Maharaj Health and Fitness
Cancer, Anxiety, Flu, Body Pains, Depression, Low Energy, Skin Disorders....and the list goes on. Begin Here. Everyone single one of us are familiar with a particular ailment or disease that we are uncomfortable with or sometimes even dying of! I am here to tell you that not some but almost all of us are using medicated prescription drugs to ease our health wars.  This blog speaks on the unecessary use of drugs, and supplements, and the alternatives to using them. A Dilemma. The experience severe ...
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Three great books for productivity

by Maddy Lawrence Arts and Entertainment, Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Shopping and Product Reviews
Struggling to find the best read on motivation, productivity and confidence boosting?  Here I suggest three fantastic books to help you choose. 1.  The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins Mel Robbins explains the 5 Second Rule as a simple tool to help you get a bucket load of courage and start to change your life.  By learning this technique you can start to transform your life little step by little step, and it is so simple that even children can use ...
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Powerlessness in Recovery

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
powerlessnessˈpaʊələsnəs/ noun lack of ability, influence, or power."the feeling of powerlessness due to poverty" Hi it's Dermot again. If you read my last blog from 6th May, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a "Recovery from Addiction Series", If not read on: Powerlessness Step One of the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous states: "We where powerless over alcohol- that our lives had become unmanageable" Anyone who is or has suffered from active addiction can identify with the ...
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