Category Archives: Optimism

Your Life is a Choice

Choose Wisely   Not long ago, we celebrated my father-in- law’s 80th birthday in Boston.  A successful businessman who’s mostly retired, he’s a vital, vibrant man who has chosen to live life on his terms.  He plays tennis several times … Continue reading

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The Power of Hope

Transform Your Life with Hope  “Hope matters. Hope is a choice,  Hope can be learned.                        Hope can be shared with others.”                   … Continue reading

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Are Entrepreneurs Optimists?

Loving What You Do Makes All the Difference A new report from Gallup shows that entrepreneurs are more optimistic about the future than regular workers. They also have somewhat more stress and worry than non self-employed people. But unquestionably , … Continue reading

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The Six Words that Can Change Your Life

What Are Your Six Words? There’s a great exercise in Brendon Burchard’s book, The Charge, that can have a big impact on your life and your year. It’s called six words. A. List all the words to describe the way … Continue reading

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Start the Year with the End in Mind

It’s now 2013.  For just a moment, pretend it’s New Year’s Eve 2013 and you are looking back over your year.  What great successes have you had?  What new relationships?  What have you accomplished that was truly meaningful for you? … Continue reading

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More Vacation Days = Better Productivity

More Time Off  Means Better, Happier, Healthier Workers Did you know that if women aged 45-64 took two weeks of vacation a year, they would cut the incidence of heart attacks in half!  That’s right, the simple act of going … Continue reading

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The Abundance Mindset

Are You Living with a Poverty Consciousness? Have you ever been around a large family that did not have much money but was filled with joy and love? They feel blessed, and  have a wonderful attitude of gratitude that people with … Continue reading

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What is Your Legacy?

You Never Know What Will Happen I was out of the country this past week on vacation and returned home to two sad events. Cinderella Hubbard,  (yes that was her real name) the woman who raised me, has passed away … Continue reading

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Stress Express Tip: Get Lost in Someone Else’s Life

Relieve Your Stress by Being  Present in the Moment When your life is too much to take, whether from business pressure or challenges at home, go visit a friend and be totally present for them.  Spend time helping prepare a meal, rebuilding a … Continue reading

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Get People Fired Up by Expressing Gratitude

Praise Others and Say Thank You According to the US. Department of Labor, 46% of all people who quit do so because they felt they are not appreciated for the work they do. According to James Howard, 92% of workers … Continue reading

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