First Date Suggestions

GUIDELINES FOR YOUR FIRST DATE Robert Elias Najemy1. Relationships are not by chance. They are specific experiences through which we have the opportunity to grow in self-knowledge and develop the highest human virtues such as understanding, patience, forgiveness, adaptability, truthfulness, caring, unity and unconditional love. 2. This does not mean that there is only one person on the earth for …

Excessive Worrying

Why Worries Come True By Dr Jill Ammon-WexlerExecutive Advisor© 2005 All Rights Reserved. Imagine each thought you think as a mental photograph. When the thought is first exposed to your brain, very little happens. But as you expose your mind to that thought again and again, the thought begins to develop and hold an image in your mind’s eye just …

Eye Contact Communication

Here is a tip for those of you whom are wondering why your messages just don’t seem to get across to someone you are speaking to: It’s not what you say that is important but how you say it that counts! How you say something is most often much more powerful than what you say. Do you pay attention to …

Asking Empowering Questions

By Jeanie Marshall Questions guide us in all that we do. Some questions we ask to ourselves; some to others. We walk into a room and think or ask, “What’s going on here?” We hear the telephone ring and wonder, “Who’s that?” We see a friend and ask, usually quite automatically, “How are you?” Not every question has a question …

Dreams Can Come True

The Time Is Now by Sushil Baboo The glorious day! The day when I will scale the peak of my being, when all and sundry will be mine.  O God almighty, when will you bestow that day to me!   Ah, but poor me, Why am I still hopelessly seeking?  Have I not been good, have I not done all …

Clarifying Your Core Values

by Jim Clemmer A key element of “knowing thyself” is sorting out what’s really important to you. Without a clear sense of your personal principles and priorities, it’s almost impossible to bring the picture of your preferred future sharply into focus. Investing the time and effort to uncover and articulate your personal principles has many important benefits. You’ll have a …

Coping With Information Overload

© Jan Jasper; 1999-2003 Henry David Thoreau once said, “Things are in the saddle and ride mankind.” Today, INFORMATION is in the saddle …and it’s riding us into the ground! We are just overwhelmed with information. We fear that if we don’t read it all, we’ll miss something really important. So we pile it, unread, and the piles keep growing. …

Control Fear

There is no such thing as fear. How’s that for a bold statement!  Good, now I have your attention, let me explain myself. There are various factors that can create fear and most people don’t realize that fear itself is something that is totally internal to their own mind.  It is not a real physical thing, you can’t point to …

Can’t Sleep

Sleep. Do you have problems getting to sleep? Are you regularly awake at 4am, lying there trying to sleep with a million thoughts running through your mind while wondering if you would get any sleep at all? Do you look at the clock and realize you have to get up soon and go to work but are so tired you …

Building Self Confidence

by: Brigette Meier Several similar terms describe the central attribute of a character that decides on the strength of personality and the degree of inner freedom:     * “self assurance” describes mostly the behaviour. Counterparts are insecure behaviour or shyness.    * “self confidence” is the mental and emotional state that causes the outer appearance.    * “charisma” is the effect that …