The 10 Most Counter-Productive Personality Traits
By Marcia Sirota, MD
We’re living in dangerous times, and while we might think that the dangers we face come solely in the form of nuclear proliferation, rampant war-mongering, easy access to assault weapons, ongoing climate change and global financial collapse, we’d be wrong.
While the above are certainly dangerous, they’re mostly just symptoms of the more subtle yet pervasive dangers we’re facing. These ten lesser-known but very real dangers are psychological in nature, and we need to become aware of them, ASAP.
How Giving Thanks Can Change Your Life
By Erinn Bucklan
The Power of Two Simple Words
In our goal-oriented world, it can be hard to stop the constant striving and start savoring the riches you already have (monetary and otherwise). Yet feeling thankful — instead of obsessing about what more you want — can bring about many positive changes.
So start to contemplate and celebrate what you have. It can improve your health, wealth, and even your sex life. Read on for all the ways gratitude can make your life better.
Ten Quotes From a Sioux Indian Chief That Will Make You Question Everything About “Modern” Culture
Luther Standing Bear was an Oglala Lakota (Sioux) Chief who, among a few rare others such as Charles Eastman, Black Elk and Gertrude Bonnin occupied the rift between the way of life of the Indigenous people of the Great Plains before, and during, the arrival and subsequent spread of the European pioneers.
Raised in the traditions of his people until the age of eleven, he was then educated at the Carlisle Indian Industrial Boarding School of Pennsylvania, where he learned the english language and way of life. (Though a National Historical Landmark, Carlisle remains a place of controversy in Native circles.)
21 Ways to Get a Second Chance
BY LOLLY DASKAL President and CEO, Lead From Within
Sooner or later, we all need a second chance. Here's how to give yourself room to succeed when things haven't gone well so far.
When we get things wrong--and it happens to us all sometimes--the only difference between failure and success is our attitude.
When we give ourselves a second chance we open up the opportunity to do better next time, to grow beyond our past failures and go beyond what we know we are capable of.
_We added a Wise Words page to our blog in hopes of contributing encouragement and inspiration during positive happy times as well as emotionally hard times --
Frustration - anxiety - and disappointment can easily creep in and take over our positive outlook with the waiting of the fruition of this investment and especially if one is experiencing a financial crisis or an emotional trauma --
A strong mental attitude is a great tool when faced with either of these - Wise Words are a great aide in strengthening the mental attitude --
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