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Are You Powerful?

Published on December 5, 2012 by

The universe is alive and vibrant, a pulsating force of energy and power--and each one of us is a part of the universe.  But that's not all--the universe is also within each of us. We have a power within that is beyond our capability to comprehend. The question is, "How ...

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This Way to Happiness!

Published on November 11, 2012 by

Happiness isn’t an all or nothing proposition where you are either happy or unhappy—life isn't that simple. We are all on the continuum of what we call happiness and no doubt you are happy about some things in your life and not so happy about others. Wherever you are on ...

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Free Agent!

Published on October 12, 2012 by

Are you a temporary or a permanent employee? Most of us, if asked, would proudly say, “My position isn’t a temp job—I am a permanent, full-time employee.” Fair enough--but what if I told you the question I posed is  actually a trick question--but asked with the best of intentions!

The truth ...

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Happiness-Why Wait Until Everything is Just Right?

Published on October 6, 2012 by

Happiness isn't about everything being "right" in our lives--it's about embracing what is while going for what can be.

No one that I know of has the perfect life. Some have more of what they want than others when it comes to health, connection with others, work that is fulfilling ...

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It’s All Good–Even the Criticism!”

Published on September 21, 2012 by

A colleague of mine has been tweeting about my new e-book "Seven Steps to Happiness"--and of course, I'm happy about that! It's always nice to have friends and colleagues to believe in you and support you and what you do.

That being said, unless you are a hermit, in ...

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Seven Secrets to Happiness! (New Kindle Book)

Published on September 19, 2012 by

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What would it take for you to really love your life? For many of us, answering that question isn't as easy as it seems. Life has a way of shaking things up and rearranging everything--leaving us with uncertainty, confusion and a medley of emotions.

If we took ...

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What Success Feels Like

Published on September 8, 2012 by

Alan's note: This post originally appeared in http://adventuresofapicunurse.blogspot.com/ The author is my daughter who is a Nurse Practitioner in a pediatrics intensive care unit of a major hospital in the U.S.

What Success Feels Like

In my last post (here), I talked about how incredible successfully intubating a patient was. ...

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Influence Tips From Elvis Presley”s Back Up Singer (Ray Walker)

Published on June 29, 2012 by

I never saw Elvis in concert, much less met him. The closest I ever got to the King of Rock and Roll was in meeting Ray Walker of the Jordanaires, who sang backup for Elvis for 14 years. After seeing Mr. Walker perform at an event, I joined the small ...

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Imposter Alert! You’re Smart and Successful…So Why Don’t You Feel Like It?

Published on June 6, 2012 by

Are you an imposter?

Okay, let me clarify—despite being smart, talented and accomplished, do you often feel as though you aren't? Do you find yourself thinking, “I know I’m all that, but I don’t feel like I’m all that”? If you are nodding your head in agreement, you are not ...

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Why You Don’t Deserve A Raise…Yet

Published on May 2, 2012 by

Perhaps you've bought into the myth that if you work really hard, work well with others, put in a few extra hours, do above average work, or get another degree, you'll have earned a raise. Don’t be too hard on yourself—millions believe the same story. In order to earn a ...

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