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Move Mountains

How To Make Small Changes For A Big Impact

“The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” – Chinese Proverb Science has demonstrated that all things in the universe most likely started as a speck smaller than we can even really conceive. Then, in an instant, commonly referred to as the Big Bang, everything rapidly […]

Notices

Not Being Noticed? Do Things Worth Noticing.

Feeling Small I recently made a conscious decision to form a new habit: to connect with more people both online and offline. I’ve always known that connections, social media and content production were important to my success. But, like many, I’ve always struggled with these things. As is typical in […]

Nap

Power Napping To Boost Productivity

I wake up early. I stay up late. On an average night, I sleep for about 5 or 6 hours. It is usually plenty for me. Though my recent run-in with Shingles might make some people believe otherwise. I normally wake up refreshed, energized, and ready to enjoy the day […]

High Fiber Oatmeal

Overcome Writer’s Block: My “Writer’s Fiber” Formula

Just start typing. That’s what I often read when I search for ways to overcome writer’s block. Writer’s block. Such an interesting phrase, really. Could it be that there is really a double meaning to the use of “block”? Why not call it “writer’s constipation”? It’s really a better description, […]

The Joneses

I’ve got a nightly ritual. After I get done with finishing whatever it is I’m working on for the night, I go to the kitchen, open the pantry, look around, find nothing I really want, grab a glass from the cabinet, fill it with water, drink it down, head to […]

How I Survived Canceling Cable (With Roku’s Help)

A couple weeks back, Lynne decided to admit that she was allowing herself to be distracted by watching too much television. The culprit, she stated, was that with the cable service we had subscribed to, it was nearly impossible to turn the TV off. She has been a TV-holic since […]

Leveraging the Power of Human Connections

Grief shared is only half grief; joy shared is double joy. – Honduran Proverb We humans are a social race. Yes, we value our independence, our solitude, our time to ourselves, and admittedly, there are some humans that thrive on being alone (the rest of us tend to call these […]

Harnessing True Success

When it comes to the wealth of potential knowledge that exists in the world, I am a glutton. I subscribe to 96 blogs. That doesn’t count any news or general interest sites. 96 blogs and it climbs every day as I come across new and fascinating people to read. I […]

A Lesson In Poor Assumptions From A Clinical Nurse

When I was 5 or so, I contracted Chicken Pox. I barely remember the ordeal, but the one thing I do remember is that I did not enjoy one aspect of having to stay home, put this weird ointment all over my body, and deal with insane itchiness without the ability […]

Expectations and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies

When we are children, many of us have teachers, parents, or other adult influences in our lives. Many of us experience great positive influence from these relationships. Others, perhaps, not as much. What we are told as children, however, can have a dramatic impact on our future success. You Can […]