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Parents with Purpose

  Sura Hart & Victoria Kindle Hodson in Respectful Parents Respectful Kids suggest that the first key to achieving cooperation with children is to “ … align your deepest reasons for parenting and your deepest desires for your children”. With … Continue reading

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The Mental Spoke: how you create your experiences.

The previous post ended with Mihaly Csikszentmihaly’s quote from “Finding Flow”: “Rarely do we feel the serenity that comes when heart, will and mind are on the same page.” Let’s look at the role of your “mind” in achieving this … Continue reading

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Fullness of Life and Flow

How do you feel when you really get your act together? Why doesn’t it happen more often? Mihaly Csikszentmihaly explores this in his book “Finding Flow, BasicBooks, 1997”. He defines this state as “flow”: Flow is those moments when what … Continue reading

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Round 2 – Building on the 19 Rules

After 21 posts that introduced 19 rules for effective living it’s time for Round 2.  Within the framework of the 19 rules there are topics that are significant connections that need to be discussed. There are also several new authors … Continue reading

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1a. More on Setting Goals

Goals Setting goals is more than one activity. It requires a lengthy thought process that identifies many other areas that must be more deeply understood before the job is done, at least for the time being. We are all unique. … Continue reading

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13. Master Your Emotions.

Weak is he who permits his thoughts to control his actions; strong is he who forces his actions to control his thoughts. ____________ If I feel depressed … I will sing. If I feel sad … I will laugh. If … Continue reading

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11. Don’t Look Back at your Mistakes Too Long.

Mistakes are life’s way of teaching you. ____________ Your capacity for occasional blunders is inseparable from your capacity to reach your goals. ____________ Search for the seed of good in every adversity. ____________ You will learn things in adversity that … Continue reading

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