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Free Mantras for Life Transformation

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 Ethan Cox (July 19, 2017)  Mantras are considered as sacred incantations that cleanse the mind and soul. They can be a syllable, a string of words or just one, some phonemes or one sound that evokes spiritual emotions. Sanskrit mantras have been in practice for at least 3000 years. It is difficult to define Mantra; it might be defined as thought. The Sanskrit word loosely translates to thinking instruments, or .. (Inspirational)

7 Tips to Avoid Getting Laid Off

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 Cj Mackey (February 02, 2013)  No matter how long you've worked for a company, the economic ups and downs of the last decade have proven that no one is completely safe from being laid off. Having worked many years for fortune 500 companies like General Electric and Prudential, I have observed a number of different layoffs and have been privy to some of the decision processes that can go into them. While no one is .. (Inspirational)

The Valuable Impact Of Leadership Speakers And Others

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 Emily Lange (June 14, 2012)  It is useful to invite individuals, such as economic speakers, to make presentations to groups of people in your charge. Staff members and workers of all sorts need the occasional chance to hear new viewpoints and reflect on their own lives and work. For the presentations to be successful it is not necessary for speakers to address anything relevant to work. The most important .. (Inspirational)

Joshua Lindsey Utah - Business Broker

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 Snehashis Mukherjee (May 23, 2012)  Joshua Lindsey came off a middleclass family with very little financial commitment but always with a highly efficient will to become efficient in way of lifestyle. His wish of becoming a organization tycoon came into his ideas when a regular personal can only think of his exercising in universities. The fantastic saying of all times “Where there is a will, there is a way .. (Inspirational)

Complex Relationship Quotes To Solve Problems

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 Eve Lanois (April 16, 2012)  Passion is a mystery. It strikes when it is least expected. I have gathered these quotes to take the mystery out of love. Below find some understanding of the difficulties of love! "Put love first. Entertain thoughts that give life. And when a thought or resentment, or hurt, or fear comes your way, have another thought that is more powerful a thought that is love. " ~ Mary Manin .. (Inspirational)

Josh Lindsay - a Man Can Reach the Optimum of Achievements

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 Snehashis Mukherjee (April 12, 2012)  We shall nowadays talk about a story of achievements, the story of an outstanding entrepreneur and his fight. The encouraging individual is Joshua Lindsey from Utah, USA. His way of lifestyle and fight can be proven to the little entrepreneurs how a man can reach the optimum of achievements only with commitment, difficult guide perform and perseverance. Like anyone of us Josh Lindsay .. (Inspirational)

Simple Tattoo Quotes To Put A Smile On Your Face

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 Eve Lanois (April 11, 2012)  I was considering getting a tattoo, but couldn’t think of any great ideas for the tattoo. I love when people get sayings as tattoos – it is so meaningful. I’ve collected my favourite quotes for tattoos to get your creativity flowing: "Have the courage to live. Anyone can die. " – Unknown "I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that do not work. “- . (Inspirational)

Coming back to life quotes and inspirational quotes

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 Laukijus Barenas (April 10, 2012)  I have already written about funny quotes and quotes about life. Today I want to continue the topic and write a little bit about inspirational quotes. As the name says the purpose of these kind of quotes is to give you inspiration. I do not want to be boring in my post, therefore I will give you a quote by James Allen to inspire you:"The greatest achievement was at first and for a time .. (Inspirational)

Hypnosis Provides A Gateway To Your Imagination

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 Roseanna Leaton (February 21, 2012)  No imagination? Want to develop your imagination? Imagination is what is the precursor to reality, and so it is an incredibly important step when in pursuit of success. Do you feel that you lack in imagination or simply cannot seem to get your imagination working as you might wish? It's frustrating when a peer points out that face that you have to imagine something before it can come .. (Inspirational)

Do Not Forget to Have Fun

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 Laukijus Barenas (October 01, 2011)  I know that this advice can sound a little bit stupid as most people do everything possible to have fun. However, very often after having fun in a sense that they have in mind, they usually need more fun, as the fun that they had did not really satisfy them. I hope you remember how you felt empty inside after having fun in a traditional way by watching movies or TV shows. Doing dumb .. (Inspirational)

Collection of public speaking quotations

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 Rahul Kumar (January 25, 2011)  Public Speaking Quotations & Sayings * If there's anything a public servant hates to do it's something for the public. - Kin Hubbard * The trouble with the public is that there is too much of it; what we need in public is less quantity and more quality. - Don Marquis * Grasp the subject, the words will follow. - Cato The Elder * That miscellaneous collection of a few wise and many .. (Inspirational)

Improving your everyday life - a guide to personal development

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 Rahul Kumar (January 23, 2011)  A lot of people are wondering on how they can get the most out of their lives and how they can improve their chosen careers. The answer is very simple – personal development. But how does it affect the life of an individual person? Personal development or self growth is the process of improving the specific skills of a person. These skills are one of the main ingredients of .. (Inspirational)

How to cope with change

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 Lizette Balsdon (November 29, 2010)  While some people accept change in life, others fear it. However, by following the tips below someone can deal with change and you might just enjoy it. Before you know it, you may be looking for ways in which to evolve all the different areas of your life. The rewards mean more freedom and excitement. 1. A new perception towards the inevitable can help. One should view it as a .. (Inspirational)

Being My Own Boss Vs. Getting A Job

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 Kasi Phillips (October 05, 2010)  <h2>JOB: Just-Over-Broke. </h2>In a split second I discovered something very valuable and detrimental to my success as an entrepreneur. A quick story about how I came to this conclusion. A few of years ago I worked in the transportation industry for nine years. In the beginning I was happy with the job like most people would be. I was able to pay my bills, purchase a few .. (Inspirational)

Top 10 ways to make your life easier

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 Michael Newman (August 28, 2010)  We are constantly talking about that in order to make life more peaceful, you just need to stop complicating it. 1. Work-hobby Nothing complicates your life more than the constant compulsion to get up and to go to work, while your heart tells you that you have to do something else. The work that you do not like, do not allow you to grow. So do not be afraid to leave it and find .. (Inspirational)

Inspirational Life Quotes

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 Iqbal Afzal (August 27, 2010)  Collection of Inspirational life quotes and sayings by famous people to live by. These “Inspirational life quotes" would be helpful to get you thinking about life and provides the lessons on how to live your life to the fullest. In our daily life, no matter what our status, race or religion may be, we are surrounded by inspiration, though many fail to see what is directly in .. (Inspirational)

Love Quotes - Inspirational Things About Love

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 Sri Indahwati (August 20, 2010)  Love. Nobody can define its exact meaning. But however, people from all ages had tried to explain it. Love is one of the strongest emotion an individual can feel. Countless things had happened, the wonderful and disastrous things, because of love. Love can change a rival into a close friend. But love can also change a hearty friend into a rival. And wars frequently be done in the name .. (Inspirational)

The power Of Thoughts

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 I. Thoughts (August 18, 2010)  Summary: A reflection about life and the power of thoughts makes the case for the importance of having inspirational guidance, based on thoughts through life. Over the centuries people have always sought for inspiration wisdom and guidance. Religions where born, prophets were respected and all sort of Wiseman flourished in any civilization. Wisdom was a treasure and it brought .. (Inspirational)

Old Age Is To Understand The Life of Man - How To Enjoy Retirement

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 G S Virk (August 10, 2010)  What is old age? The last part of human life is old age. It begins with the deterioration of physical abilities such as sight, hearing, walking, etc. forgetfulness occurs with age. The good memory of the past begins to fade in old age. Problems may arise in remembering the names of relatives and friends in old age. What is old age? Many perceive old age by measuring the level of .. (Inspirational)

Achieve Your Destiny - Fulfill God's Plan For You in 2 Steps

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 Philip Jones (May 01, 2010)  There is a plan, a specifically designed destiny for each person on this earth. This destiny is productive, fulfilling and very rewarding. All other destinies pale in comparison, falling way short of the true destiny created for each person on earth. The problem is most people live and die without ever fulfilling their true destiny. Therefore it is important not to settle on anything .. (Inspirational)

Can A Person Change The Way They Are?

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 Nellie Shani (April 19, 2010)  Nobody thought my brother David would ever change. He was in boarding school and my father was constantly called by the principal to discuss something terrible that David had done. The straw that broke the camel's back was when he caught a bird and broke its neck! The prophets of doom relegated David to the same place that they relegated murderers and convicts. He was only seven years .. (Inspirational)

Why Go To Church?

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 Fred Fish (February 06, 2010)  It’s no secret that the majority of people in this country are no longer attending church. Even many who would consider themselves born again believers seem to be disenchanted by the notion of being committed to any local congregation in a significant way. Despite some of the more positive statistics concerning American church growth, since the 1960s there’s been a marked .. (Inspirational)

Life Quotes and Love Quotes - Inspiration and Wisdom Source

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 A. Tamilmagan (January 14, 2010)  There are no written words that can be more enlightening than life quotes. Life quotes has the ability to enlighten us and inspire us in every sense we can imagine. Life quotes can illuminate our mind, soul and spirit with wisdom. It is the most delicious food for the mind, soul and spirit. That explains directly the reason people love quotes especially quotes that comes with .. (Inspirational)

Life Quotes (Inspiring Your Life) - Great 3 Life Quotes Explained

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 A. Tamilmagan (December 21, 2009)  Life quotes gives the best sources of inspiration. You can find life quotes on quotation dictionaries or treasuries. The best place to find life quotes are on the internet. Life quotes provides us wisdom to make good life. At the same time, life quotes gives us life lessons without requiring us to through the experience. Be grateful for the past generation of wise people. They have .. (Inspirational)

Homecoming in a foreign land – an excerpt from FREE e-book, Ripples of Difference

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 Erin Courtenay (December 18, 2009)  Josh turned over another plastic toy is his hand and decided to sleep on whether he could bear to part with it. In the morning, it was still there, proudly on top of the pile like a Christmas tree star - a shining token from a boy who couldn’t quite grasp the meaning of his gifts. What he did understand was that his toys would go to children not unlike him. They had also lost .. (Inspirational)

Resurrecting Your Career - Lessons From The Great Fire

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 Wendy Dashwood-Quick (May 11, 2009)  Has your career been decimated by the recession? Are you sitting tight and waiting for the recession to end, in the hope that everything will return back to normal in a few months? Could you be waiting in vain? For those who are prepared to ‘go with it’ and look elsewhere for their new career – what signs would help you stay hopeful? Could you be reassured by a history . (Inspirational)

Finding Inspiration Everywhere

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 Amy Twain (December 25, 2008)  The key in finding inspiration is to apply all your five sense and be present in all that you do. The American Heritage Dictionary defines inspiration as, “the stimulation of the mind or emotion to a high level of activity or feeling. " It is something or anything that moves your soul and touches your heart. It really depends on whatever mood you're currently in determines what .. (Inspirational)

Your Life's Journey

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 Ali Bierman (December 16, 2008)  The life you live today reflects the choices you made up to now. What you do today determines how you will live tomorrow. Your happiness and circumstances are your happiness and circumstances. You can live the life you want despite your current levels of either. But, how can you know your choices if you never stop to think about where you are? How can you expect to arrive at a .. (Inspirational)

How to Find Yourself

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 Denise D. Ryan (December 16, 2008)  "To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best night and day to make you everybody else, means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting. " - E. E. Cummings I believe no truer words were ever spoken. It is so hard to remain true to yourself if every message you hear, every person you know, everything you read, tell you you should . (Inspirational)

Communication - How Word Choice Smothers Dreams

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 Ali Bierman (December 15, 2008)  Do you realize that you are so close to succeeding in life you can reach out and touch it? Probably not. Most people don't. . . so they give up on their dreams. In fact, most people stop dreaming and succumb to a humdrum existence staying in their comfort zone. The greatest base stealer in the history of baseball, Ty Cobb, also held the record as the man thrown out most often. If he .. (Inspirational)

Little Voice Distractions

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 Ali Bierman (December 15, 2008)  Do you realize you ask yourself questions all day long? Ever hear yourself say things like, “What was I thinking when I . . . " or “You know you can't do something like that, don't you?" or “What makes you think you are good enough to ask her out?" You know what I mean-the kind of questions that put you down, keep you in place, and prevent you from taking risks. Those .. (Inspirational)

Conscious Living Expands Your World

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 Ali Bierman (December 15, 2008)  Are you seeing all the gifts in your life? Sometimes we fail to see gifts that come into our lives because we forget we are responsible for how our world looks. Actually, you get to choose how you see things-good or bad. Recently a new neighbor moved in next door. The family not only covered their yard with junk, but also mine. They played music after 1:00 AM right outside my in-home .. (Inspirational)

Life is the Learning Ground

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 Steve Wickham (November 24, 2008)  The ultimate purpose of life on this earth is character development. Life is essentially about growing up and becoming mature, just like fruit about to be picked is rapidly maturing. The issue of fruitfulness is fundamentally linked to the image of maturity. And we don't become fully functional as human beings without becoming relatively mature. Paul talks much during his prison .. (Inspirational)

Discover How Extraordinary You Really Are

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 Kathryn Cassidy (November 24, 2008)  Rosicrucianism is a philosophical, initiatic tradition. The aim of the Rosicrucian is to study the laws of nature, in order to live in harmony with them. The teachings encourage each student how to find the wisdom, compassion, strength and peace that already reside within us. Rosicrucians study Mysticism, Egyptology. Philosophy, Art. Music, Science and History. According to Grand .. (Inspirational)

We All Have Troubles!

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 Linda Hancock (November 24, 2008)  There once was a young boy whose mother died when he was nine years of age. His older brother had previously died in infancy. The boy and his sister were left to look after each other for some time while his father went to another area to seek a wife. This boy and his father had relationship problems serious enough that he did not attend his father's funeral when he died. The boy .. (Inspirational)

Dare to Fail!

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 Moises Reconalla (November 22, 2008)  "If you want to succeed, Og Mandino advised, “You must learn to live with failure. " I firmly believe that life is a game! That there are rules we should and must to learn and we need to follow in order to succeed. The rules are to learn, laugh at your own mistakes and failures, and make a glorious one! So whatever adversities, setbacks and failures you will encounter, will come .. (Inspirational)

Gratitude Comes in Different Shapes and Sizes and When You Lest Expect It

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 Donna Marie Laino (November 22, 2008)  Gratitude usually occurs after receiving something. It is not often that one thinks about this after reflecting what went wrong. Today, I suddenly found myself driving on the wrong street to go to a city championship high school football game for my school. I completely drove past the street without thinking and went straight instead of turning. It was very surprising to me as I had .. (Inspirational)

Top Dream Recollection Tips With a Focus on Dream Symbols

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 Bryan K Johnson (October 23, 2008)  Remembering is Key We wake up and simply don't remember most of our dreams - that's the reality - we may have 3-6 dreams per night for an average 7-8 hour night's sleep, but we're lucky if we remember a few dreams per week. Since most dreams come during the late hours just before we awake, you're more likely to remember dreams just after they occur (i. e. , right after you awake). If .. (Inspirational)

Despite the Fear

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 Dr. Linda Sapadin (October 23, 2008)  Not everyone makes a big splash entering the pool. Many of us enter the water slowly, gradually. A few timid souls even need to be hand-led taking one baby step at a time. HOW you get into the pool of life, however, is not nearly as significant as whether you do get in. If you're tired of sitting on the sidelines just waiting for stuff to happen because you're too afraid to speak up or .. (Inspirational)

3 Vital Keys to Step Out of Anxiety and Hurt - How Do I Build a Happier Me That is Not So Needy?

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 Bettina Langerfeldt (October 23, 2008)  Human needs hurt. When our needs in any given area of life are not met, it can be devastating. Just by taking a look at psychotherapists waiting rooms or the huge amounts of “happiness pills" that are consumed daily we can see how needy people are, -and how difficult it is for some to live a happy and content life. Hurt demands attention. And people who are conscious of their .. (Inspirational)

Do You Possess Your Life Or Endure It?

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 Joyce Shafer (October 23, 2008)  I read a line in a novel by P. D. James, “. . . preserving always the same look of puzzled acceptance of a life which had to be endured rather than possessed. " Many people probably feel this way these days; but they can feel another way, if they choose to. In our most challenging moments you or I face, we tend to ask, “How did I get into this situation, " or “Why is .. (Inspirational)

The Power of Gratitude

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 Larry Agresto (October 22, 2008)  For you to manifest the prosperity that God and the universe has spoken for you, you must first be grateful for what you currently have and who you are before you receive more. That's basically how the Law of Gratitude works. Your life is full of things for which to be grateful for. You also must believe that your current results will continually grow, change and improve over time. .. (Inspirational)

Green Holidays

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 Dave Brummet (October 22, 2008)  Christmas is responsible for more waste and consumption than any other holiday. North American's trash contributions to the landfill increase by 25% during this time of year - which equates to a minimum of 25 million extra tons of garbage going to the landfill. By recognizing the incredible waste that is generated the urgency to do something becomes apparent. A truly useful or .. (Inspirational)

Surviving a Layoff - What I Learned When My Job Ended

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 Melinda Elliott (October 22, 2008)  On October 26, 2006 I felt like my world exploded.  This was the day I learned that I was to be laid off from the company where I'd been employed for the last 18 years.  The IT department was being outsourced and three quarters of the IT jobs were being eliminated.       Since that day I've gone through a kind of recovery.  When I was laid off it was as if my job was a huge .. (Inspirational)

Building Self Confidence - 5 Steps to Always Walking in Triumphant Self Confidence

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 Bettina Langerfeldt (October 22, 2008)  You know how it is when you lack self confidence: you have this great idea, you know it is a good thing to do, you are certain that it will benefit you and others. But you can't get yourself to step out and do it. After your mind has gone through the usual tug of war, you decide to leave it for “later. " And then it is filed under the innumerable unaccomplished projects you .. (Inspirational)

Why I'll Never Stop Dreaming - Why it is Good to Dream

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 Paul A Wood (October 21, 2008)  Do you dream about what your future may hold for you? Or do you believe dreaming is just wishful thinking, and that your fate has already been decided for you? Have you already decided that what you do is what you will probably always do, you are who you are and that you must just accept your lot for what is and just get on with life? This is not the sort of attitude that I want. I .. (Inspirational)

Tri'ing on the Law Relatively

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 Becky Ross (October 21, 2008)  The Law of Relativity states that nothing we experience is either fundamentally good or fundamentally bad. This past summer I participated in a ½ Iron Man Triathlon, swimming 2 km, biking 90 km then running 21 km. I started preparing a year in advance training and dedicating a lot of time to get my mind and body ready for the big day. As race day approached I became more and more .. (Inspirational)

Football and Faith - Each Has Very Specific Aims and Goals

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 Sandy Shaw (October 21, 2008)  The football or soccer season with all its excessive finance, passion and disappointments is upon us again - although the season extends so long now that some uninterested and disinterested people think there is never a close season. Imagine a football team, with exciting new strips in beautiful colours, playing the most silky soccer ever seen, but never aiming for the goal. How many .. (Inspirational)

Finding Your Purpose in Life - Open the Doors to What God Has Already Put in Your Hand

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 Bettina Langerfeldt (October 21, 2008)  When you follow your bliss, doors will open, where you would not have thought there were doors, and where there would not be a door for anybody else - Joseph Campbell It's so easy to get stuck in a rut. Your routine takes over and suddenly you find yourself watching life go by. You have become a mere spectator and there is no meaning in what you are doing anymore. Deep down inside you .. (Inspirational)

Someone Believes in You!

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 Mike Marino, Jr. (October 20, 2008)  Do you know who believes in you? Every time someone invites you to an event or an activity, they are telling you that they believe in you. Maybe someone introduced you to a significant other person, or a job. They were telling you they thought you had the right stuff to make it work. Who pushed you into the profession you now have. They are still pulling for you to make it. They know .. (Inspirational)




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