Your search for meaning

How do you find meaning and purpose in life? Notice your response to life today. Reflect on the moments when your day flows. Quietly observe when it’s not so much flow. Allow gentle awareness to well up that lets you know what you care about today… and what no longer seems to matter quite so…

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This will show you how to Figure Out what to do in life

How do you figure out what to do in life?   What to do now? What’s next?!   It can be puzzling, right?   There’s no algorithm, is there? No recipe book. No 31 flavors store where you might reliably expect to be able to pick your “What’s Next?!”   Even if there was such…

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This will show you how to move forward under stress

Quick exercise today! Encourage yourself to release stress this easy way: First, observe yourself breathe in and out once. Next, command control of one breath by slowing it down. That’s right, slowly breathe in. Then hold your breath briefly before slowly letting it out. Then hold that outbreath for a moment. Now repeat with this…

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Simple gratitude practices lead to making a difference

What really is your #1 thing? Gratitude leads me to figure that out. What fits for me in the short term builds into my habits. Those habits form the routine that guide me to my long term future. Life goes in phases. The challenges we face today are unique to today. As we overcome challenges,…

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Personal growth mindset

What helps me enthusiastically experiment each day with personal growth? I’m open to trying new things because I’m growing from a mindset of patient acceptance that getting what I want simply takes time. My mindset fuels my eagerness to experiment, implement, evaluate and encourage myself to keep moving forward. You can do that too! Indeed,…

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How to get yourself to take action

Some seasons go the way you want. You act as planned. Other times, you get distracted, spend resources differently than intended or fail to invest in yourself. What guides you back when you get a bit lost? Your creative energy within brings you back on track. In fact, doing one small action works. How can…

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How To Inspire Yourself

Inspiring yourself to do what you need to do is a bit complicated, isn’t it? At times? You’re energized. Ready. Other times: not so much. What I’ve found helps is drilling down to what matters to me. That’s right, I allow myself to search for meaning, even in mundane tasks. Meaning injects courage. Caring guides…

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Gaining what you want long term can begin right now

There’s power in giving timing priority to what matters to you. When what matters most gets done, you feel better, don’t you? You get an encouraging sense of accomplishment. That feeling lifts you up. It’s a cycle! Because that lift helps you to encourage yourself to keep moving forward. I’ve found that as I allow…

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How to get your share of innovation

Some of the best things in life are simple. Oh, I don’t mean easy! But simple. Acceptance of the simple can be incredibly difficult. Here’s one: innovation comes from the rested you. Reality is that sometimes you squish what needs to be done into smaller bits so there’s more quantity time to spend on whatever…

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Making a difference: How to choose “What’s Next?!”

Lots of plates spinning, right? How do you correctly choose what’s next? What I can do because I struggled with it is useful to help 1 person. Helping 1 person helps me help another. What I’ve discovered is that the first “another” is me. I’ve found doing so repeatedly helps me help other people even more. What…

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