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7 Life Lessons from the Food Network TV Show Chopped

The cooking competition show reveals some important truths about life.

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Everything does NOT Happen for a Reason

People often try to comfort themselves and others in difficult circumstances by saying, “Everything happens for a reason.” I don’t buy it.

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Is today your Leap Day?

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Are Goals Are a Waste of Time?

I’m a big advocate of settings goals. So, I was very surprised and intrigued when I got an email from Jeff Goins with the subject: Planning for the New Year: Why Goals Are a Waste of Time. Is he right?

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The 6 Ds to Making 2012 Your Best Year Ever

If you want 2012 to be better than 2011, this is a critical week to making that happen. Here are 6 steps to making 2012 your best year ever.

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Developing an Attitude of Gratitude

Developing an Attitude of Gratitude

Mark Hibbitts guest blogs about a simple yet powerful exercise that can help you develop an attitude of gratitude.

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Live a Life of Thanksgiving!

As Marcus Tullius Cicero said “A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.” Here are 7 ways thankfulness affects how we live each day & why it’s a great idea to live a life of thanksgiving instead of just 1 day a year.

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Fighting the Current of “Life as Usual”

People have a lot of “life-changing experiences” that don’t end up changing their life at all, because they continue to go with the flow. I don’t want that to happen to me or to you.

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9 Ways We’re Surrendering Our Freedom

Most Americans believe the U.S. is the freest country in the world. Yet millions of us have abused our freedom and become enslaved. How free are we, really?

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How Journaling Can Improve Your Life

In this guest post by Tara Miller, she explains a number of ways journaling can help you improve your life, some you may not have thought of.

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