Stories to Inspire You and Make You Reflect by Coelho

by Luci Perry Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews
Storytelling is a fundamental element in many areas of our lives. They capture our attention and allow us to examine ourselves. They can give us a brief, but valuable, glance of our lives from a different point of view.  This new point of view can be the spark that helps us take action to make a positive change in life. These two short stories are from one of the world's best-loved storyteller, Paulo Coehlo. Paulo Coelho de Souza is a Brazilian lyricist and novelist, best known for ...
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FORGIVENESS YIELD STABILITY

by Steve Ekeh Business, Relationships, Self Improvement, Home and Family
Hey, did you that forgiveness yield stability and growth. It may sounds funny but the reality is clear as you read on this article with common examples given. In relationship, forgiveness have a lot of part to play. When two people are in love or are committed to each other, its vital to adopt forgiveness and acceptance for the benefit of love and caring. Example of this case; Former US president Bill Clinton and his Hillary Clinton; when the rumour came ...
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Building Bridges with Those of Differing View Points

by Steve Martin Relationships
The principles in this article on building bridges with those of differing view points is applicable to multiple situations and people. From making new friends to politics, these principles apply.  So here's the basic breakdown: Question your assumptions about the other people or person's intent and agenda. From assuming evil intent to thinking they have a hidden agenda that they don't, jumping to conclusions and/or stereotyping builds walls instead of bridges. Ask questions and listen. In order to build a bridge to another ...
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DAILY MESSAGE FROM THE PASSAGE

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Computers and Technology, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Food and Drink, Writing and Speaking
For more postings, go to: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage  November 10, 2019 It has been said, “the eyes are the windows of the soul.” Actually, this phrase is derived from the French phrase, 'Les yeux sont le miroir de l'dme,’’ meaning, “the eyes are the mirror of the soul”. If this is true, Audrey Hepburn and Sophia Loren may be correct in saying that the beauty of a woman, be she a model or an older woman like Mother Teresa (as pictured above), resides within and ...
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A HIGHER CALLING

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
To acces other blog posts go to: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage       Maybe its because my father, above, was fighting with the RCAF during WW2, but I really like this story. I hope you will too. NGM An American pilot glanced outside his cockpit and froze. He blinked hard and looked again, hoping it was just a mirage. But his co-pilot stared at the same horrible vision. "My God, this is a nightmare," the co-pilot said. "He's going to destroy us," the pilot agreed. The ...
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Key Principles and Basic Strategies for Difficult Relationships

by Steve Martin Relationships
When discussing key principles and basic strategies for difficult relationships, we need to first ask ourselves the question, "Why are relationships so difficult?" I've heard friends ask this question or state the same thought in the form of an opinion, "Relationships shouldn't be so hard!" Most of the time when people make a statement like this it has to do with romantic relationships. What I'm referring to in this article are relationships in general. Why Are Relationships So Difficult? Humans easily fall ...
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FORGIVE QUICKLY

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Writing and Speaking
For more blog posts, go to www.elysiumspassage.com  What I love about James Dean is his simple, matter-of-fact practicality. He had it all, good looks, a movie star, money and women such as Marilyn Monroe, and yet he wasn't shallow. Though he died in an automobile accident at just the age of 24, he possessed wisdom far beyond his years. These words are probably not what you would hear from Aristotle or any other great philosopher, yet to me they seem remarkably life-affirming. ...
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Everything You Want To Know About Affiliate Marketing

by J%C3%A4ggi Clotilde Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Finance, Home Improvement, Investing, Self Improvement, Kids and Teens
Affiliate marketing can be a very important business move to everyone. It involves particular needs of an individual's business, along with personal networking and marketing strategies. It can seem a bit confusing as to where you need to begin. These tips can help you make sense of the confusion to start marketing like a professional. Once you have found techniques that work well, do not rely on them exclusively. You should always be on the look-out for new tools and new ...
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DAILY MESSAGE ARCHIVES OCTOBER 2019

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
To view other posts on this blog go to www.elysiumspassage.com October 25, 2019 These two quotes by notable writers from the 19th Century made very important points about what is behind the causes that affect humankind’s destiny. What they both say is that not only can words bring peace, but they can bring wars and devastation to the nations. The thoughts that behind the words written or spoken can have affect on whole civilizations for hundred and even thousands of years. All we ...
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Non-violent Communication

by Imogen Short Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
One of the most useful nuggets of wisdom I've acquired over the years has been from a friend of mine. Mich and I have brilliant conversations, which always leave me feeling lifted and motivated. One day we started talking about communication and how we (humans) speak to one another. Mich told me about a conversation she'd had with another friend about how we speak to ourselves. The friend had advised someone, 'Try to listen to how you are speaking to yourself. Think about ...
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Introverts in an Extrovert World

by Imogen Short Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
I am an introvert. Mostly.  The line dividing introvert and extrovert natures in most of us is grey and a bit blurry. But we tend to lean more into one most of the time. Having said that, our ‘way of being’ can and does change throughout our lives. I would not have described myself as an introvert 5 to 10 years ago. My last few years at school and my first few years into ‘adulthood’ were filled with excitable chattering, loud music, ...
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Judgements

by Imogen Short Relationships, Self Improvement
When we differentiate we judge. Any opinion we have is a judgement. We decide what is positive or negative in the world around us, all the time. But no two people have the exact same preferences about absolutely everything. Everyone sees and experiences reality differently, therefore we all make our own unique judgements about the world. This isn't necessarily a bad thing. It makes life interesting that we all have different likes and dislikes. However, passing such general 'black and white' judgements about everything ...
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Choice is Power

by Imogen Short Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
I believe we always have a choice. It's not always easy. In fact, sometimes making a choice can feel like the hardest thing in the world. But, when you start to explore this idea and how it relates to your life, you can see that you really do choose everything. It's more about how you choose to react or act in every and any situation which is presented to you. Choices are not always what we want but are usually what we need. That's ...
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Honour Where You Are

by Imogen Short Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
'Not everyone learns the same life lessons as you do, when you do.' - Unknown This is one of my favourite quotes. It's taught me a lot about myself and others. Especially the lesson of patience. We live in a world that is fast pace and seems to be speeding up. We rush around. We rush ourselves. We rush each other. It's my belief that we need to start practising slowness. Taking our time to do things well. Taking our time to think, and then ...
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Here Is Your Starting Point For Affiliate Marketing

by Paschal E Nwanaji Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Self Improvement, Home and Family
Here Is Your Starting Point For Affiliate Marketing Affiliate marketing can be a pretty exciting business move if you know what you can expect from working with other businesses through an affiliate program. It can be a great situation for you if you can do it successfully. To ensure that this happens, try looking at the tips that are listed below. Promote your affiliate link on content sites. Although this is an old affiliate marketing technique, it still works providing you post ...
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Pro-activism

by Imogen Short Relationships, News and Society, Self Improvement
I've been thinking a lot lately about being proactive and getting involved with things which are meaningful. Over the years I've volunteered with many different organisations and on projects which have filled my soul with so much love and compassion I thought I'd explode. Being part of something bigger than yourself, which contributes to conserving the planet, or health & well-being, or human & animal rights, you can't help but be inspired and feel at peace with how you're spending your time. Disappointingly, ...
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Deserving & Needing

by Imogen Short Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
We only really need four things to survive and be mentally stable; food, water, shelter, and connection. Beyond that everything else we either want or feel we deserve. So, as we go about our day to day lives, it's important to consider how we show up in the world. How we act, what we think, and what we say. The language we use and what we are actually saying, or what we really want to be saying, can change everything. When we practise switching ...
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Holding Yourself Accountable

by Imogen Short Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
It's hard not to look elsewhere for validation. For someone else to take responsibility for us. To want everyone else back us up on our thoughts, beliefs, words and actions. But, if you've been paying attention throughout your life, you've probably noticed this never really works. So, why do so many of us still live our lives hoping that we can control others and the outside world in this way? Well, after recognising this in myself and working through a lot of limiting ...
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Responsibility

by Imogen Short Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
I've been thinking about responsibility and how it all starts from within. When we learn to always take responsibility for our inner world; speaking kindly to ourselves, having positive thoughts, trusting our intuition, then our outer world flows more effortlessly and we feel calm and centred. And how do we achieve this state? Practise. When we acknowledge that all our actions, thoughts, emotions and beliefs are all choices, then we can move pass limiting actions, thoughts, emotions, and beliefs. It may take time, it may ...
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Past Pain Energy

by Imogen Short Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Energy is transformed all the time. Over and over again. We store energy within us, and in many different forms. Our mental energy, physical energy, energetic energy. The systems and processes our organs carry out, our sleep energy. We also absorb energy from outside sources. And like a fire, it can burn. From events, other people, things we hear, witness. From the weather, from the food we eat. We even absorb unspoken energy from other people and animals. I've come to learn this myself because I ...
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