Month: June 2014

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Follow Through

“I can give you a six-word formula for success: Think things through – then follow through.” ~Eddie Rickenbacker Goal setting is the fun part. The real work comes with the day-to-day activities to bring it to fruition! This is where some of us get stuck. Whether it’s a project at work, losing weight, or finding …

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Dolce Far Niente

“Doing nothing is better than being busy doing nothing.” ~Lao Tzu Dolce far niente. This is an Italian phrase for “pleasantly doing nothing.” You might have heard it referred to in the Italy portion of the movie Eat, Pray, Love. When was the last time you participated in dolce far niente? For many of us, …

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Keep It Simple

“It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.” ~Amelia Barr Is life feeling a bit overwhelming? Is chaos wearing out its welcome? If you are looking to simplify your life, check out these tips to get you started on the right path: 1. Be Present. If you take care of the “now,” you won’t …

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Reframe It

Dealing with an issue or problem where at the moment there doesn’t seem to be a solution or way out? You have two choices. Ruminate or reframe. If ruminating over what is and what you have no control over doesn’t sound too appealing, try shifting your perspective to somehow identify the silver lining. It may …

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Make Room

Think of your big wishes for a minute. If they aren’t coming to fruition you might want to ask yourself if you are actually making room for them in your life. Is your goal to make more money? Make sure there is room for it with organized, appropriate accounts for the money to thrive. Do …

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