Category Archives: Positive Thinking

Three Minutes to Mindfulness

“I can tell you’ve been meditating,” my husband said to me. “You’ve been a lot more mindful recently.” My first reaction was a guilty twinge. I’d been intending to meditate.  I’d even cajoled myself into a couple of three-minute sessions, … Continue reading

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Are You Asking the Right Questions?

Have you heard of Rilke, the Austrian poet-philosopher? I’d like to share one of my favorite quotes from his work with you: …I would like to beg you dear Sir, as well as I can, to have patience with everything … Continue reading

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Three Minute Success Technique – Do It Right, Get Results

You’ve probably already heard that visualization can help you achieve your goals. Maybe you’ve even tried it: you imagined yourself at your target weight, or tried to see yourself signing copies of your first novel at your favorite bookstore. Maybe … Continue reading

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What Have You Got To Celebrate?

2011 is half over. When you read that sentence, did you think, “Who knew the first half of this year was going to be so awesome?” Or did you think, “Oh crap, already?” If you’re like me, you probably thought … Continue reading

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Are you using psychological warfare…on yourself?

What can we learn about positive thinking from a North Korean POW camp? Quite a bit, according to Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton. In their book, How Full Is Your Bucket?, they examine one of the most effective instances … Continue reading

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Clearing Mental Clutter

Your thoughts are racing. You can’t focus on the task at the top of your to do list because the other thirty things you need to do are nagging at you. You can’t sleep, even though you’re tired, because an … Continue reading

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