Goal-Setting & Rewarding Behavior

Time to stop avoiding everything it is we have to do; it’s time we start setting goals for what we want to achieve. So much time can be wasted sitting around in thought contemplating what could be accomplished – no more of that, time to start doing. Time to start taking action for the course … Continue reading Goal-Setting & Rewarding Behavior

Book Summary – Laws of Growth by John C. Maxwell

Misconceptions about growth that may be holding you back. "I assume I will automatically grow", "I don’t know how to grow", "it’s not the right time to begin", "I’m afraid of making mistakes", "I have to find the best way before I start", "I don’t feel like doing it", "others are better than I am", … Continue reading Book Summary – Laws of Growth by John C. Maxwell

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Understanding Laughter

Laughter has become a natural instinct; the blind, deaf, even some infants laugh before they are 2 months old. It is more common we laugh in social settings than when we’re alone. Even laughing gas loses it’s "oomph" when taken in solitude. Men claim to chuckle and women claim to giggle yet most laughter isn’t … Continue reading Understanding Laughter

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The Effects of Therapy Dogs

"You can tell a lot about a man by the way he treats his dog" - Peary Perry How is this theory true? Can you really see into a person's character by the way he treats animals? The truth is yes we can. Our kindness to animals has a big influence on how we treat … Continue reading The Effects of Therapy Dogs

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Managing Stress & Living in the Present

How we manage stress will have the biggest impact on our quality of life. Do you constantly dwell on the past? Are you always rationalizing outcomes for the future? Do you feel stuck? Do you feel lost? Do you feel like you have no control over your current circumstances? The truth is most people feel this … Continue reading Managing Stress & Living in the Present

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Blogging – A Healthy Escape

Blogging is wondrous, what a great idea! It’s funny that it took me so long to jump on board. I’ve always been an enthusiast for computers and the internet but never been one for social media. For someone who over thinks everything blogging is my escape. For someone who thinks as critically about everything such … Continue reading Blogging – A Healthy Escape

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Over Stimulation & Loss of Self Control (2 of 2)

  Why is the general population so unhappy? Why do we instantly become envious of other people? Do we live through greed and hate? Have we lost the ability to love and show compassion? Living according to the celebrity ideals is destructive to one's well-being. The truth is most people are not in tuned with these … Continue reading Over Stimulation & Loss of Self Control (2 of 2)