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Updated: 1/4/14 Have you ever said, “I hate my life” or felt like you wish you could press the restart button and start over?  Perhaps you’ve wondered, “how on earth did I get here?!”  These are common thoughts when you’ve gotten off track or aren’t on any track at all.  Take a look at the article below to see how shifting your mindset and focusing on what’s possible not only energizes you, it can actually help you start transforming your life! Feel the energy of the statement, “I hate my life.” There’s nothing positive about it. In fact, it’s completely negative! One... (Read More ...)

Updated: 12/7/13 Whether you’re craving the zest for life you used to have, you’re unmotivated, or you’re just feeling tired all the time, don’t wait another minute!  These are indicators that there’s something you’re not paying attention to in your life.  Often times there’s a simple solution that makes all the difference in the world.  And the solution never starts with someone or something “out there”…  It always starts with you! Fran was TIRED. She was worn out with her life. She was weary from thinking herself into exhaustion, and was just plain tired of being... (Read More ...)

Can The Power of Positive Thinking Really Help? What a really juicy question this is!  Do you need to ‘see it to believe it‘, or do you ‘believe it then see it’?  Whatever your answer is, you’ve got absolutely nothing to lose by trying the power of positive thinking! “What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability.  It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.”  Anthony Robbins  In the article below, Sherril Lowe grapples with the question, has it been proven that positive... (Read More ...)

  Are You in Alignment With Your Mission and Vision Statements? What’s more important, having great mission and vision statements for your business, or living a life that’s deep and fulfilling?   The answer of course is both.   In your business, when you and your team are in alignment with your mission and vision statements, you’re inspired and creating success while maintaining clarity of your vision.  When you’re living your personal life in alignment with your ideal vision and you core beliefs, you’re fulfilled.  And this fulfillment gives you the fuel you need to bring those... (Read More ...)

Is The Power of Positive Thinking a Protective Force? “A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.” Herb Albright Have you noticed how so many people get irritated when someone is upbeat, happy, enjoying life, and all around joyful?  When you think of it, it’s amazing how uncommon it is these days to actually love your life!  
  
It’s also interesting to observe people who are completely the opposite, like “Eeyore” right out of Winnie the Pooh.  If you recall, Eeyore is a wonderful... (Read More ...)

What Are the Top Three Reasons to Have Mission and Vision Statements? It’s important to have mission and vision statements for many reasons.  Here the focus is on the top three, which are key to your overall success in business and in life!  1. They Give You The Competitive Edge One of the most important strengths to have in business and in life is to be able to communicate about yourself.  That means being able to articulate who you are.  It’s amazing how many business owners express quite well what they do, but very few are able to take it much further.   For others to truly get you... (Read More ...)

How Does The Power of Positive Thinking Affect Your Health? Have you noticed how some adults stay young and active while others age more rapidly and experience many more health challenges?  The power of positive thinking plays a significant role. The group that stays young is focusing on being happy, enjoying life, feeling valuable, as well as seeing a future for themselves.  The other group is focusing on all of their aches and pains, all of the challenges of life, feeling hopeless, and not seeing much of a future for themselves. You have domain over your mind, or at least hopefully you do most... (Read More ...)

Do you have family mission and vision statements? When you think of mission and vision statements, what comes to mind is for your business, correct? Your family, just like your business, is a group of people.  At times everyone is completely aligned.  But mostly everyone is busy, heading in completely separate directions!   In fact, as your kids get older, have you noticed that it’s much more like the latter, where everybody is doing their own thing?   Besides the two of you as parents, there isn’t anything else that actually unifies you. As you probably already know, this... (Read More ...)

Is The Power of Positive Thinking Annoying? Have you noticed that when you’re really upbeat, feeling great about life, and walking around with a smile on your face, some people give you a strange look? Have you also noticed that a lot of people are quite negative?  And they almost seem to thrive on negativity?  With these people, the power of positive thinking is like a foreign language. Think about most business environments.  There’s a lot of gossip that goes on—in other words, people talking about others to third parties, enrolling and engaging them in the negativity, judgment,... (Read More ...)

Are Mission and Vision Statements Really Necessary? Miranda had been struggling with her team.  Somehow they just weren’t operating as a cohesive unit.  They weren’t on the same page, and nothing seemed to be working to get them to cooperate more with each other.    Her team was disconnected—some were less committed than others and there was a real focus challenge.  She knew that she had to do something but the question was what?    With all this, there was a lack of sense of direction to what they were up to, and now it was starting to affect the results in her business—the... (Read More ...)