Amazing Performance showing us what is possible

Amazing Performance showing us what is possible

What else is possible? You can see the outstanding performance of Swan Lake by The Great Chinese State Circus in the video below. Not only would some of the things this amazing ballerina does be difficult on solid ground but she does them….. well, watch the video and find out.      Image Credit: Pixabay [...]

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Turning self-defeating Beliefs into Empowering Questions

Turning self-defeating Beliefs into Empowering Questions

Turning self-defeating Beliefs into Empowering Questions Becoming aware of our thoughts and beliefs can help us change them.  On page 82 in the book ‘Super Brain’ by Dr. Deepak Chopra & Rudolph E. Tanzi self defeating beliefs are referred to as software programs, but “they are even more pernicious since they dig in deeper with [...]

How coconut oil may benefit your health

How coconut oil may benefit your health

The Awareness of the Benefits of Coconut Oil is growing rapidly. Coconut Palms are called the ‘Tree of Life‘ in Asian and Polynesian countries. Many people now use it in their cooking because of the high heat resistence. Even though Coconut Oil is a saturated fat is is still a healthy oil due to Lauric [...]

Benefits of Laughter

Benefits of Laughter

Laughter has many Health Benefits How does laughter make you feel? Have you ever had a time when you laughed a lot in a short time? How was that? ‘Laughter is the (best) Medicine’  is one of the sayings. Now research confirms that laughter has beneficial effects on our well being. A good belly laugh not [...]

Play Good for Business and Success

Play Good for Business and Success

Is the time we play as adults just for fun or waste of time? What happens if we did not get enough play when we were children, did it affect our development? These are the questions Stuart Brown and Christopher Vaughan explore in the book: “Play How it shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and [...]

Active Listening

Active Listening

  Active Listening Being Present Understanding One of the greatest Gifts we can give another person is really listening to them. How often do you feel truly listened to?   Have you had someone who really listen to you and then you felt  heard and understood? What was the difference, why did you feel heard [...]

Aging - 10 major Causes

Aging – 10 major Causes

Aging and 10 Products we may be using daily A TV show featuring Dr. Oz brought my attention to 10 products which contribute to aging in a big way. Apart from losing our youthful appearance these products also contribute to diminishing our well being. It seems like most of our body is affected by the [...]

On the Lighter Side - Jokes

On the Lighter Side – Jokes

Here are some Jokes and funny things I got in my Emails Idiosyncrasies of English -A woman went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, “where’s the self- help section?” she said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose. – What was the best thing before sliced bread? Subject: Tech update INSTALLING A [...]

SuperBetter introduction to the Game for getting better

SuperBetter introduction to the Game for getting better

Jane McConigal had concussion which was not getting better and she started playing ‘Jane the concussion slayer’ which helped, which then led to creating Super Better (see video below). One of the aspects of the games that appealed to me was that it builds resilience in four areas: mental, emotional, physical and social. Jane says in [...]

Having a Good Day with Nature and Beauty

Having a Good Day with Nature and Beauty

How can we make each day a good day? There are lots of things which we can do for ourselves. One of the things would be spending time in nature. The TED Talk below has two views on this one by a young girl and another by an elderly man. It also has a lot [...]

Appreciation for Matt Mullenweg and WordPress

Appreciation for Matt Mullenweg and WordPress

This post is about my appreciation for the developer of WordPress Matt Mullenweg. You can find out more about him on Matt Mullenweg on Wikipedia The reason Matt was brought to my attetion today was a link to Matt: Philosophical Conversation with Reid Hoffman in my WordPress dashbord. He also founded ‘Automattic’ which provides various softwares one [...]

Playing and Meditating with Mandalas

Playing and Meditating with Mandalas

Playing and Meditating with Mandalas Do you think that coloring in is only for children? Think again!  It can be very meditative and relaxing when we spend time to color in Mandalas. Doing this is just for our own benefit and the outcome doesn’t matter. Nobody has to see it. You don’t even have to [...]

Empowering Questions help getting more Results we want

Empowering Questions help getting more Results we want

Turning Affirmations into Empowering Questions A way to engage our own powerful internal search engine we can ask ourselves questions. The purpose of these questions is to focus on what we want and allow the answers and or evidence to present themselves. This may happen immediatly or it may take more time. Focusing on what [...]

Feeling of Success when we keep a Promise to ourselves

Feeling of Success when we keep a Promise to ourselves

Generating a Feeling of Success Have you made goals in the past and found that you got disillusioned because you just could not keep them?Yes, I know, some people say ‘dream big’ or ‘reach for the stars’. This may work for some people.  We are all different and for those who may not fit into the [...]

Self Compassion A healthy way to deal with our feelings

Self Compassion A healthy way to deal with our feelings

Self Compassion Feeling compassion for ourselves when we are experiencing difficult emotion may not be easy for everyone. A lot of people attempt to avoid and deny their feelings of anxiety, anger or shame especially since these feelings seem ‘irrational’ at the time. In the book ‘Self-Compassion’ by Kristin Neff, PH.D. is a chapter called [...]

Unlimited Possibilities and Imagination

Unlimited Possibilities and Imagination

Unlimited Possibilities and Imagination How much do we allow ourselves to dream, to imagine? What were the messages we received about art, crafts and other creative ventures? Watch the video and see how Janet Echelman took her dreams and made them possible – big time!  Taking imagination seriously – Janet Echelman What else is possible? [...]