How to have a wonderful morning

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We all need wonderful morning to start an awesome day. Here is some past story of that. As big as my ears are, you would think I would be able to hear everything I am listening to. I like to think I am hearing what I am listening to but I have so many illustrations that prove otherwise. I’m not sure what it is, but I am working on it with the help of the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage. It was on a Friday and I was very busy…

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why time for exercise is important?

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Finding time for exercise can sometimes feel like trying to squeeze your foot into a shoe that’s too small. That can be especially true at a busy time of year like this. So here are three things to consider, no matter what time of year it is and how busy you are: Finding time for exercise is important! Your exercise time doesn’t have to be long. EVERY time you exercise, you will boost your energy! Finding time for exercise is important. If you make exercise a priority, you are more…

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How to communicate properly – finalflaw


You probably think you can’t learn anything from what I’m about to say because you’re a good communicator, right? I mean, your Linkedin profile probably even mentions your excellent communication skills. But if that’s something you wrote before ubiquitous mobile devices and social media, then you might want to rethink what being a good communicator really means. We all know times have changed. In the past, phone, print, email, and a little top-down authority was all you needed to get your message across. Today, especially in open organizations, we’re bombarded…

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The best Halloween Superhero Costume


One of the most popular costume to wear during Halloween is a superhero costume. Many superhero costumes have been a big hit among trick-or-treaters, but which have been the most popular? Even those who don’t like superheroes enjoy wearing a superhero costume. Of course the most popular mainstream superheroes are the common costumes that are worn. But other superheroes who have many die-hard fans also have found their way into the October celebration. Superman – Even if you’ve never read a comic book or seen a superhero movie in your…

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Super Heroes: Then and Now

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Unless stated or identified to the contrary, I presume that buried under any plateful of mythological spaghetti lays a morsel of a really meaty meatball. Alas, our modern superheroes have been identified to the contrary – they are all meatball-less pure mythological pasta. Superman (and Supergirl too), Batman (and Robin), Tarzan, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, The Phantom, Buffy, Van Helsing, James Bond, and multi-dozens more are meatball-less. Modern superheroes, those with abilities out of the ordinary, might also include those with exceptional mental and/or observational abilities as opposed…

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what is an emotional feeling

The nature of all emotion is as a smooth progression of one emotion leading to another by increases or decreases in volume or intensity. More or less of one emotion leads you into the next nearby emotion above or below it. In general, everyday experience carries us through an ebb and flow of emotions within a limited range. But under those rare circumstances, human emotion gets rattled by an intense personal experience that changes the smooth ebbing and flowing and turns it into a jagged, tumultuous mental environment. This is…

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What is Craving and Why Do You Have Them?

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You’re at home watching your favorite Netflix show. You get the sudden urge to scarf down some ice cream, or maybe it’s French fries or chips that you crave. You may even think that life cannot go on without taking a bite of that juicy burger you’ve been salivating over. These are called cravings. Let’s clear one thing up right out of the gate: cravings and hunger are not the same thing. Saying that craving something and being hungry are the same is like saying that fast food is healthy;…

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Do What You Are Supposed to Do

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So often we think of productivity as doing more and more each day, packing in everything like an overstuffed suitcase. Just one more email, one more call, or one more thing before we collapse into numbing exhaustion at the end of the day. Wikipedia defines productivity as “an average measure of the efficiency of production.” Note that it does not say the amount of production but rather the efficiency of production. Just because we are busy doesn’t mean we are productive or efficient. One of the greatest detriments to productivity…

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Achieving Your Goals is Easy When You Know How


Setting and achieving goals is easy. Far too many people have made a complicated science out of it with all sorts of rules and methodologies to be followed when setting them. I am sure we all know about SMART goals and the many variations depending on which author or coach you are reading or using. They all have a set process to be followed with various things to do along the way. But setting and achieving goals is really very simple and can be broken down into 3 very basic…

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An Understanding of the Healing Power Of The Mind

The Healing Power of the Mind You have probably heard it said that the mind is a very powerful thing, yet have you ever stopped to consider the ramifications of that statement. Certainly it has proven to be true in my medical practice and I have spent years of study evaluating the nature of the mind in healing and have been led into many varied arenas of interest. One of the most intriguing topics of study in medicine is that of the placebo effect. This is an effect that can…

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