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Handling The Haters: 8 Simple Keys That Work For All

  Hater is a commonly used word nowadays. Personally, I think that it is actually overused. People want to label everyone who disagrees with them as a “hater”. What does that word mean? I found two definitions in the dictionary: a formal one and an informal one.
Formal: A person who dislikes a specified person or thing e.g. “a man hater“.
Informal: negative or critical person e.g. “she found it difficult to cope with haters“.
In this post, I will be referring to the latter […]

Stop Feeling Overwhelmed…Once And For All!

Have you ever felt overwhelmed? Okay, don’t answer that. Everyone at some point in their life has felt overwhelmed with their circumstances. Something we don’t realize, however, is that we do not have to feel that way. What about if you have too many tasks? What about if you’re too busy? What if you have multiple emergencies? The truth is, life is not without challenges, tasks, or emergencies. I have come to realize, that the older we get, the busier […]

The Power Of A Personal Retreat

                  Every three months I go on a one day personal retreat. I save up a few dollars each month, and I use this to book a hotel room within a 30-40 minute distance from my home and I take off. I usually stay for 10 to 12 hours and I have no agenda. As someone who plans out every single minute of her life, this is a refreshing change of […]

10 Ways To Guard Your Heart

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The Book of Proverbs in the Bible says : Guard your heart, for out of it flows issues pertaining to life.
When people hear the phrase “Guard your heart”, they think that means putting up impenetrable walls around yourself to keep from getting hurt. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Guarding your heart means not allowing bitterness, resentment and negativity reside in your soul.

Here are 10 ways to do this:

1. Mind your associations/ relationships: Your […]

10 Lessons I Learned, From Hosting My Own Event

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On Sept 16th 2017 I hosted my yearly event, The Balanced Life Total Makeover. It was a resounding success, well attended, people were informed inspired and empowered. I am also launching into my next phase, an online video coaching course, and there were enthusiastic sign ups to this, also.
You learn something new everyday, and I learned a few lessons from this event:
1. You never know how much you mean to people: Get up, be […]

Become A Successful Published Author With These Easy Steps!

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Are you ready to write and publish your book?

BECOME A SUCCESSFUL PUBLISHED AUTHOR WITH THESE EASY STEPS:
A. Before You Write:

1. Know what the unique message of your book is: Is it fiction, non-fiction, self help, a religious book? What do you want to communicate to your readers. Do you want them to laugh, better themselves, think deeper? Is your book a “how-to” book; a biography or autobiography? What is your unique message and what […]

What I Learned From a Failed Science Experiment.

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A few weeks ago, my daughters asked me if they could make “slime”. The best way I can describe it is that it is some sort of putty. I agreed, and the next thing we did was to look for a recipe. They found a recipe online, and we visited Michael’s to obtain the ingredients.
(When you want to embark on a project,  sit down, think, and count the cost. Do not just run […]

Making More Time: 6 Simple Tips That Work For All!

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Today I am going to be talking about time. I don’t use the word time management because you cannot really manage what you cannot control. You cannot control time. The term that I like to use  is “time unmanagement”. Everybody has 24 hours in one day. No more, no less. No matter how busy you are, you will never get more than 24 hours in one day. Why am I talking about time? […]