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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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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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16. Postpone Gratification.

I learned this rule a long time ago from my Mom. We didn’t have a lot since my parents were immigrants who didn’t have much in Slovakia either. When I started working I read a lot about how to become … Continue reading

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19. Realize that True Happiness Lies Within You.

More Og Mandino quotes: “Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside.” “Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only … Continue reading

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18. Live This Day As If It Will Be Your Last.

Following are many quotes from Og Mandino. I understand the point of the first quote, but I have a lot of trouble internalizing and visualizing what I should really do. If I knew it was the last day of my … Continue reading

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14. Never Allow Others to Rain on Your Parade.

This is one on my favourites – stick up for yourself and your ideas unless it is clear that you need to change. Then do it quickly and maybe quietly! Never allow anyone to rain on your parade and thus … Continue reading

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17. Never Neglect the Little Things.

Never skimp on the extra effort, that additional few minutes, that soft word of praise or thanks, that delivery of the very best that you can do. ____________ You can never do your best, which should always be your trademark, … Continue reading

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