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Mental and Physical Fitness

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Physical fitness has always been my thing. I have always been very active, martial arts, weight training, aerobics and such, however I also suffered a number of back injuries that have caught up with me.  Most recently in the form of a herniated disk in my neck…talk about painful! Of course I started out with […]

Harnessing Your Intuition

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Articles from the Archives: This heading indicates articles that I have not written myself, but think you might enjoy. (Note: If I do not credit a particular author then it was anonymously written.) Why the need to develop intuition, you ask? Why not let your emotional and psychological state as it is? First and foremost, […]


Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

Sometimes fear can be hard to recognize. It can take a number of forms that fool us. That feeling of resistance that stops you from acting, the voice in the back of your mind that pulls you away with a thousand excuses…and if you are really good at it, excuses that seem plausible, reasonable, make […]

Depression Quotes

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

Here are a number of depression quotes from different resources: “This is my depressed stance. When you’re depressed, it makes a lot of difference how you stand. The worst thing you can do is straighten up and hold your head high because then you’ll start to feel better. If you’re going to get any joy […]

Inspirational Quotes To Get You Going

Friday, August 21st, 2009

It is always fun to hear self-confidence quotes from well known people who have a track record of success. This gives you the idea that they may indeed know what they are talking about! "In the midst of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer." Albert Camus "Blow into your […]

Inspiration for New Beginnings

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Inspiration covers quite a tapestry of mediums, in fact it is as broad as our imagination. As a writer I remember doing an exercise where we were given one phrase and had to create a whole story out of it.  The story had to start with that single phrase…I got a kick out of how […]

The Overall Benefits of Improving Self Esteem

Friday, August 21st, 2009

So what are we really talking about when we say: "the overall benefits of improving self esteem"? What are they? It is only when I began to seriously think about it that I could see the real impact self esteem has not only on my state of mind but on how I perceive everything. I […]

Defining Self-Confidence

Friday, August 21st, 2009

  How do we define self-confidence? According to Wikipedia: _____________________________________________________________ "Self-confidence is a term used to describe how secure a person is in their own decisions and actions. This can be applied generally or to specific situations or tasks. A high degree of self-confidence means that a person believes they will perform an action correctly […]

Dealing With Frustration

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

So how do people approach dealing with frustration? My head hurts, my eyes are scratchy and I am fighting the urge to throw my laptop out of the window! Think I’m frustrated? You betcha…am I dealing with it? I’m not sure if cussing at my computer screen qualifies! Some days dealing with frustration is easier […]

Lowering Daily Stress Levels can Directly Effect our Self Esteem

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Daily stress levels are directly related to self esteem. How we cope with stress is primarily affected by how we perceive our own ability to handle a situation. If we see ourselves as capable of handling whatever comes our way than this will automatically help us attain daily lower stress levels. If, on the other […]

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