Category: Awareness

A Holiday Celebrating Gratitude

Being grateful is so important, that it has its own holiday; ever wonder why?  Yes, in this country, early settlers decided to celebrate their harvest with gratitude in hopes it would last them the winter.  That’s true and important to celebrate. But there is also a more universal principle at play here. Gratitude is one of those great, powerful, positive emotions that attract more reasons to feel the same—even more gratitude.  I suggest here that

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The Fine Art of Listening

“I know you think you understand what you thought I said; but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.”  ~  Alan Greenspan When you are sharing your thoughts, explaining your position, answering questions, or proposing ideas, don’t you want to be heard and effectively understood?  Well, actually, so does everyone else.  It seems to be a basic human drive or need to want to be heard and understood. 

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Success Depends on Questions

  Actually, it is even bigger than that.  The quality and success of our life experience is directly dependent upon and related to the quality of the questions we ask ourselves. In order for our questions to be good ones, ones that guide us towards the success we seek, we need to learn to “think consciously.”  Notice how we spend a good share of our day on “auto pilot,” just allowing all these 60,000 to

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GM Foods: The Truth About What You Eat—And Why Your Life Depends On It.

Today more than ever society has more awareness about the food around them.  What food is made of, where it comes from, how it’s produced, is it healthy, what is organic?  Although we are more educated now than ever before, people still continue to ignore the serious negative issues.  It’s an interesting dichotomy between the public perceptions of how food is produced and what actually happens. It would be naïve to think nothing happens to

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