Good habits

Promise Yourself…

February 28, 2012
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“Promise yourself to today to think only of the best, to work only for the best and to expect only the best.” ~Christian D. Larson Christian D. Larson penned these inspiring words in 1912. They appeared in his book ‘Your Forces and How to Use Them‘ (now in the public domain) and form … Continue…

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Promise Yourself…

February 27, 2012
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Larson-Optimism

“Promise yourself to today to look on the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.” ~Christian D. Larson Christian D. Larson penned these inspiring words in 1912. They appeared in his book ‘Your Forces and How to Use Them‘ (now in the public domain) and form part of what has … Continue…

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Promise Yourself…

February 25, 2012
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“Promise yourself to today to talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet” ~Christian D. Larson Christian D. Larson penned these inspiring words in 1912. They appeared in his book ‘Your Forces and How to Use Them‘ (now in the public domain) and form part of what has become known as … Continue…

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Promise Yourself…

February 24, 2012
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Larson Strong

“Promise yourself today to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.” ~Christian D. Larson Christian D. Larson penned these inspiring words in 1912. They appeared in his book ‘Your Forces and How to Use Them‘ (now in the public domain) and form part of what has become known as … Continue…

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Today I Am Inspired by: Benjamin Franklin

February 19, 2012
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What good shall I do today

I am thrilled to have just started a new biography: ‘Benjamin Franklin: An American Life’ by Walter Isaacson. Isaacson, has also written biographies of Einstein (which I absolutely adore and highly recommend), Steve Jobs (which I have not yet finished) and Kissinger. So, I am excited to get started on the story of Benjamin ……

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Choose Your Thoughts Wisely

February 13, 2012
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Siddartha Guatama Buddha Quote

                              “All that we are is the result of what we have thought.” -Siddartha Guatama Buddha   About Joya MartinI am an award-winning business leader and experienced accounting professional living in the gorgeous Caribbean. I'm inspired by books, photography, art, ……

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Three Reasons to Wake Up Early

February 11, 2012
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I am a night owl by nature. I love to stay up late. I enjoy nighttime and have my most productive hours between 1am and 3am. In University and even early in my career, I could make miracles by staying up late. I would do last-minute cramming and finish off complex projects by pulling adrenaline-fueled…

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Dalai Lama Morning Meditation

February 11, 2012
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Dalai Lama morning meditation

Today I am fortunate to have woken up. I am alive. I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, To expand my heart out to others, to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to…

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12 Nasty Illnesses You Can Prevent or Cure by Drinking More Water

February 5, 2012
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A healthy body is made up of about 75% water. Every cell, organ and system in our bodies depends on water to work. We all know we should drink about eight glasses of water per day. Instead, we continue chugging on coffee, juice and sodas, while our bodies strain to function properly. Here are some…

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Nice Smart People Succeed

February 5, 2012
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In January 2012 at the first weekly team meeting, I sat with my management team to outline plans for the new year ahead. Although this date did not coincide with our fiscal year end, the start of the calendar year always naturally brings with it an opportunity for resolutions and for renewal. I asked them…

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Light Up the World with Your Smile

February 4, 2012
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Your smile lights up the world

A smile is one of the most natural, inexpensive and wonderful things in the world. Here are nine great reasons to develop the habit of smiling more this year: 1. Smiling makes your world beautiful The world looks beautiful when you are smiling. The next time you’re feeling anxious, depressed or worried, take a few…

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10 Great Reasons to Start Walking Regularly

January 21, 2012
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Take a walk

Inactivity is a silent killer. Using your leisure time to just sit around watching TV, surfing the Internet and playing video games can get you on the fast track to weight gain, obesity, and chronic disease. I recommend walking as a way to make moving your body a lifelong habit; it is easy, cheap and…

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5 Ways to Make Eating Healthier a Habit

January 15, 2012
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Unhealthy Carbohydrates

Half way through the first month of each new year, many of the well-meaning resolutions we make to eat healthier and lose weight have all but faded away. We all want better lives, but changing ourselves requires changing our bad habits, and developing new good ones. Can You Pinch an Inch? Stand in front of…

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A Brand New Year

December 31, 2011
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2012: A Brand New Year A brand new year stretches before us, an uncertain road not yet traveled.  Traditionally a period of festivity and reflection, the close of each year takes us tumbling through a mishmash of memories – twelve months worth of joys and sorrows,  lucky breaks and challenges, resolutions and regrets. We giddily…

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The Ten Commandments for Business Failure

August 21, 2011
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Got Coke?

“In the 1980′s alone 230 companies disappeared from the Fortune 500. In fact, only sixteen of the 100 largest companies that were around in the early 1900′s are still with us.” These words are from Donald R. Keough’s 2008 book ‘The Ten Commandments for Business Failure‘.  Legendary investor and one of the richest … Continue…

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