Archives for March 2013

25 Quotes to Spark “Aha” Moments

          For years, I’ve collected inspirational quotes that elicit and spark those illusive "‘aha" moments. Here are some of my favorite quotes. I hope you enjoy then as much as I do. If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. —Napoleon Hill Sometimes you’ve just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you. —Phil McGraw Be grateful to people who make us happy. They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. —Marcel Proust The purpose of life is to live it to taste experience to the utmost to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences —Eleanor Roosevelt Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes … [Read more...]

Self Awareness is Key to Empowerment

  Self awareness is the key to preventing the emotional drama that guides your reactions to situations and other people. Knowing your strengths, weaknesses, vulnerabilities, thoughts and feelings is a big step towards knowing who you really are. Without such knowledge, we end up vulnerable, frustrated, inauthentic, unmotivated and often unsuccessful in achieving our dreams. Here are some quick self awareness tips to motivate and inspire you:   Slow down  Have you ever noticed how fast you breathe when you are rushed or in a hurry to get somewhere?  Most of us rarely engage in mindful breathing and consequently we are in a state of anxiety most days. Learn to notice your breathing by setting aside a few minutes each … [Read more...]

Celebrate International Women’s Day Every Day

March 8th is the day designated to Celebrate International Women's Day - a global day of celebration to inspire and honor and support the achievements of women throughout the world. In some countries, the day is an official holiday where children bestow gifts to mothers and grandmothers. While it's nice to receive gifts, how else can you celebrate International Women's Day? Here are a few ideas: Take time for self-care While celebrating the great accomplishments of other women throughout the world, remember to celebrate YOU by taking time to relax and consider YOUR accomplishments. Make a list of your accomplishments, treat yourself to a massage, buy yourself a bouquet of flowers, indulge in your favorite food, or write a thank … [Read more...]