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Speak Briefly, with Compassion and Warmth

There is one piece of wisdom that I believe would make this world a better place to live: “Speak briefly, speak warmly, and fill every sentence with kindness, clarity, and optimism.” We’re all bad communicators, but don’t realize it. The human brain can only absorb about 5-10 words and recall them with any degree of accuracy. That’s one sentence, about 10 seconds. But most people talk for an average of three minutes before pausing. That means that the listener can only recall about 1/20th of what you said, and it is often the wrong 10 words! That’s why, when I… Read more.

Attracting A Great Relationship

When you’re looking for something deep and long-lasting, the clearer you are, the better your chances for attracting someone great. Max Highstein’s course Attracting A Great Relationship will not only help you get clear, but also help you purge the four “Relationship Killers” responsible for virtually every bad relationship on the planet.

These unconscious negative ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving can lead us to attract bad relationships over and over again. We think we’re sending out a clear, positive message, but what we’re actually putting out to the world is entirely different. Erasing those destructive patterns paves the way for positive, healthy relationships that can stand the test of time.

This five-week course will first teach you about the negative patterns that attract bad relationships through video and audio lectures. Then, in guided meditation programs, you’ll go deep within and knock out that old programming. You’ll even benefit more each time you listen to these relaxing and easy-to-follow programs. With this groundwork, you’ll be ready for a great relationship and to attract your ideal mate soon.

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How You Can Start Living Authentically

Over the course of my life I have been exploring parenting and other relationships and have found one thing to be of utmost importance, authenticity. What I mean by this is living what you think and believe. In order to do this you have to know what that is, and how it looks to you. There are two exercises which can help every person figure this out. The first is to write the eulogy you would like given about you, then live your life accordingly. The second is to write down your top ten values. Honesty, for instance. Then examine… Read more.

Empower Yourself and Our Girls to Pursue Dreams – Sponsored

Through the development of a mentoring relationship, The ATHENA Prodigies: Empowering Women Empowering Girls guides women and girls through a reflective process of identifying what they truly desire in life. Using her own life’s lessons, Danielle Joworski provides affirmations and stories that will motivate female readers of all ages to build their self-belief and confidence in order to start sharing their dreams. As the mentoring relationship grows stronger, readers will be inspired to help and support each other to break down the internal and external barriers standing in the way of their dreams becoming a reality. Great ready to learn more about yourself and the thoughts and dreams of a young girl and to see the truly amazing results of what can happen when you both pursue your dreams.

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Your Most Important Gifts

As a widow who has lost the majority of my family, I realize that life is the most important gift. We must use it wisely as life leaves oftentimes without warning taking with it all of the possibilities. People are next. Cherish every moment and be present with every person who feels special to you in some way and know that all people are special. There is only one race – the human race, and we are created equal. We all suffer regardless of age, race, educational background or income level. Life oftentimes is a struggle but we can choose… Read more.

SoulJazz

What would life be like if you could actually create the deep and real connections you’ve been longing for in your everyday relationships?

Many of us feel unable to create deeper, more soulful (i.e. intimate) connections with friends or loved ones.

Robert Forman’s SoulJazz answers this longing in a six class webinar. It helps folks make deeper, more intimate and loving contact with their friends, loved ones and work mates.

If you have friends or live with a family, deal with other people in their day-to-day lives and want to do any of these things better, this is the course for you!

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7 Elements of a Better Life

We often make attempts to compartmentalize different elements in our lives, but it is best when we allow all of these elements to flow together into a rich tapestry. Hopefully, this piece will allow you to see how the integration of mindset, nutrition, movement, and purpose can lead you to your happiest and most fulfilled life: 1. Don’t ever make an attempt to “lose weight”. Instead, respect your body, and know that it deserves the best. Stay away from fad diets that demonize specific food groups, and instead go for organic plant foods that are high in nutrients. Your body… Read more.

Who is to say what you should do or say? The person giving you advice is probably searching for his own; he is probably more perplexed and spellbound than you.
The people who seem to keep you in restraints have no real hold over you. Once you believe in yourself, not allowing others to influence your decisions, you will notice that the cuffs that once bound you are no longer visible and you are free.
The single greatest ‘people skill’ is a highly developed and authentic interest in the *other* person.

The Time Will Come by Betty Hawley Scott

Have you done everything you can to accommodate your difficult or emotionally abusive person, but the relationship stays the same? Where is God in this pain? The Time Will Come offers encouragement, hope, Godly wisdom, and insight as you travel through life with this person.

Betty Hawley Scott writes of her personal encounters with God and insights and knowledge she has gained through her experiences and observations of emotional abuse. As a retired public school counselor, she uses her counseling skills to encourage you to see life events from God’s unique perspective.

The Time Will Come empowers you to:
• heal from emotionally abusive relationships
• live with dignity and confidence
• help and understand others who struggle with a difficult person
• stay encouraged
• know that God has not forgotten you.

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Wabi Sabi Love

Does your significant other do things that make you crazy? Have you noticed they probably aren’t going to change?

There is an easy solution, and it’s a fabulous book that shows you how to go from “annoyed to enjoyed” quickly! You can fall in love all over again when you read Arielle Fords’s Wabi Sabi Love: The Ancient Art of Finding Perfect Love in Imperfect Relationships.

Wabi Sabi is an ancient Japanese art form that honors all things old, worn, weathered, imperfect, and impermanent. In fact, it seeks to find “beauty and perfection in the imperfections.”

The best way to learn Wabi Sabi Love is through stories and fun, simple exercises, and that’s exactly what you’ll find in the book. Arielle reveals the Wabi Sabi secrets that create a passionate, joyful, and loving relationship.

If you are ready for more love, fun, harmony, and passion in your relationship….

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Great relationships begin within.

The Unexpected Benefits of Contributing

I’d like to encourage you to notice, acknowledge and celebrate contributions of all kinds. It’s amazing how this practice will enrich your life. Contribution is what creates relationships because it establishes a shared experience. Contribution nourishes both the giver and the receiver – a double gift that lasts forever in the heart. It’s the little things you contribute that aggregate into really BIG things. Take a smile, for example. A simple smile can quickly build into an emotion of interest, of curiosity, of excitement – that inspires a reciprocal action! A contribution can be something very simple or something profound… Read more.

Prioritizing Relationships in This Unpredictable World

Many blessings in life are sadly taken for granted. You will never understand how precious life is until you face a life-threatening disease. I discovered this after being diagnosed with breast cancer six days after giving birth to my first child. I truly believe God sent me my son to spare my life because He had a great plan in store for me. I learned that we experience trials and tribulations to learn life lessons. We can either sulk in our misery or grow from the experiences and help others. Had I not struggled through a devastating disease, I would… Read more.

What Makes a Leader

If you are discouraged by all the discord you see in the world, I would like to share the one change that changes everything: changing how we lead. We hold the key to move beyond hope and through transformational change by looking at life differently and making different choices. We frequently use the terms leadership and management interchangeably as if they mean the same thing. They don’t. We lead people and manage things, such as work and the everyday tasks of our lives. Leading is about our humanness, our relationships and our interactions with each other. Leaders are those who choose to make the… Read more.

When you’re going about your life (and your relationship) as if it’s your idea, as if you’re doing exactly what you want, your life and your relationship are heavenly indeed.

Say Yes To Know!

As an adult I am learning to assume and model a healthy way to be there for someone in need. It is not to say that psychologists and counselors have all the answers, but most do have the skills of identifying behaviors and issues that are inherent in a rough patch in my or a close one’s life. Yes, there are consequences to being in a relationship with one who does not want to hear what you have to say or demean your feelings; however, we have to push as hard as we can to diminish the claim of being… Read more.

Your Relationships, Your Legacy

What matters most in life is relationships. They define the quality of your time on Earth and determine the legacy you leave behind. Reaching out to people and letting them into your heart offers you – and them – the warmth and comfort that only deeply caring friends can bestow. So why aren’t more of us able to establish these critical connections? The answer’s simple – fear. And getting past it is the first hurdle to building lasting, meaningful relationships. Facing your fear isn’t easy, but in relationship building, like bodybuilding, it’s no pain, no gain. Many of us fear… Read more.

Every interaction in life works like a dance between partners. Learn to make every dance amazing and you can make your relationships amazing too.

Stop Waiting for It to Get Easier

I learned 13 years ago how precious life is, and how short it can be, when I was diagnosed with melanoma. Having cancer was a defining moment in my life and I realized that that no matter what goals and dreams I had – the time to make them happen was now.  I still run my life and operate my various businesses with that same sense of urgency. As a coach to entrepreneurs and small business owners, I hear about ideas for growth a lot. And whether the idea is based on a new product, a new or improved service,… Read more.