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Managing your expectations

With the holiday season upon us, we often find ourselves placing high expectations on the way we want our holiday to turn out.  To avoid becoming sad or being let down, maybe, in advance, you should try to manage your expectations?  It doesn’t just have to be the holiday’s either, if you are planning a trip, your wedding or anything that requires your input, it is only natural to bolster up your enthusiasm and raise your expectations, so you can reach your highest potential.

Can people be fooled?

The question is:  “Can people be fooled?”  The answer is of course they can, especially when people are out of touch with reality!  We, too, often only hear what we want to hear.  We ignore the messages that we are not interested in and we definitely ignore the messages that might possibly offer solutions.  Why you might ask?  Probable because we are not focused, in balance, and therefore, we a

Are you over programmed in life?

Are you one of those people who have made so many commitments that you are having a hard time keeping them?  You have compromised your health and sacrificed your family life because you had a strong need to help others.   You are a leader in your community but you fail your family.  So how do you accomplish all the tasks that you feel committed to or are you in the danger zone in your life where you have lost control of your true purpose and chose to over-program

How do you define success?

Since my grandchildren were 4 years old, I would ask them the question: “What are you doing today to be the best that you can be?”   At first, they just looked blank at me then their expression changed and they smiled---one would say, I helped Mommy clean the house today or I helped my teacher in school straighten the room.  Their minds were thinking about the various possibilities that were available to them to do something that was worthwhil

Compassion, a natural instinct

To shed light on the contrast between human behavior and animal behavior, how many times would you be willing to put your life on the line for another? Dolphins do it all the time. Research has shown that these gentle creatures are very cultured mammals. In fact, time and time again, they have demonstrated their natural instinct for compassion; more so than some human beings.

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