In this first principle, Napoleon Hill says to make up your mind and “start today to go after it. Do it now!” He may have even unknowingly inspired Nike’s greatest ad slogan, “Just do it!” He closes this principle by saying, “Successful people move on their own initiative but they know where they are going before […]
A study released this week from the Journal of the American Medical Association caused me to sit up straightand head to my computer. The report finds that heavy teens often gain a lot more weight in their 20’s. Half of obese adolescent girls and a third of obese teen boys become morbidly obese (80 to […]
As a part of an online community where I am a faculty member with Wellcoaches Professional Coach Training, a member posted an article aligned with our studies about Mehmet Oz and his recent show being filmed about getting a colonoscopy at 50 years old. He eloquently describes his story about discovering his own surprising diagnosis and shares a message I must pass along to you.
I just came across a fun and inspiring link written by Pilar Gerasimo, the Editor in Chief of Experience Life Magazine that I have to share with you. You know I’m an advocate of having a workout buddy and some of you may know that I strive to be an encouraging rolemodel for my many nieces. (17 and counting) This excerpt hits on both. Hope you enjoy and are inspired!
On Monday morning, I was reading Harvey Mackay’s column. He shared some background about a gentleman, named Gordon Dean, who began his career as a lawyer and served under Presidents Roosevelt and Truman. I was intrigued when he said, “Dean died in a plane crash in 1958, and it’s said among his personal effects was an envelope with nine life lessons scribbled on the back. Harvey went on to share those nine life lessons.
I was reminded of a previous issue of the Winning Lifestyles newsletter where I shared another great man’s life lessons and thought you might enjoy them, as well. Here is an excerpt from that article:
Did you read the story of the 24 year old daughter who challenged her dad and both are forever changed? This push back was life saving. The article titled “No Lament for These ‘Losers’ published June 12th in the Minneapolis Star Tribune described the journey prompted by a concerned daughter’s love for her father.
Giving yourself permission to disappear is a great idea. I did it and I’m back with more energy and focus than before. Had I not allowed myself to disappear, you would have read garbled, distracted commentaries from me. During the past six weeks I have
Tune in to your self-talk and you’ll know ahead of time whether you will accomplish your goal, change your health, connect with other people or be successful in your endeavor. It’s your choice.
When you find a tool, resource, book, website or other “great goodie” you can’t keep to yourself, at least I can’t. So, I am compelled to share with you a practical, muscle building, posture straightening, fun piece of equipment. It’s my new office chair.
In the deepest sense money isn’t real. It’s true. Intrinsically it has no real value. It’s just a fancy piece of paper. If you were to take our money to an alien world what could you use it for? Money is simply a mutually agreed upon token we use to exchange for things that provide REAL VALUE to us like food, community, comfort and shelter. It is the thing we buy with money or the thing people buy from us that has actual value.