Why Playing Games Is Important In Your Life

How well you play the game of life comes down to the sum of your choices. Whatever you decide, don’t be the chess piece, be the chess player. - Unknown   When was the last time you played a game?   And by game I mean the fun kind, where it brings out the child inside of you to come out and play as you engage in some friendly competition, bonding with those involved.   As a kid, my friends and I would often play make believe or make up random games before video games were introduced in the 80s.  
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Why You Should Not Feel Guilty Being Lazy

In the past month or so I have been feeling lazy. There has been an inner resistance inside of me to wanting to write. I just didn’t feel like doing anything.   Perhaps there’s a period in time where you’ve felt this way before? You know where you just felt like doing nothing   The problem   We get caught up with the guilt.   Society has ingrained in us the belief that we need to work hard to achieve success. The more you do, the more you are worth. And if you are not, you are labeled as ‘lazy’ and
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How Gratitude Makes You Happy

“In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.” – David Steindl-Rast   Recently, a reader shared with me a story about her health recovery. She suffered from an upper respiratory infection, which affected her ability to breathe with ease and comfort. It made her realized that we often take the simple things we have and do in our life for granted, like breathing.   When we become used to something that is available to us all the time, we quickly forget how privileged we are to have
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15 Life Lessons From Bruce Lee

“The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering”.  – Bruce Lee   If you were to ask me who I’d like to have at my dinner table dead or alive, Bruce Lee would be one of them. Besides being an actor, director, martial artist, philanthropist, and a great philosopher, he was the master of self-mastery.   When he said, "You just wait, I'm going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world." He sure accomplished it. He was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people of the 20th century.   In his work and life, he
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What Is The True Meaning of Love

Love can be defined in so many different ways. It’s difficult to pinpoint the definition of love in the English language because love itself is so vast and multifaceted.   Using this one word to encompass how we feel and what we do for others is dependent on circumstances and our relationships with people. It makes it complex.   Add to it the layers of our own experiences, and our different values and beliefs it certainly makes love complicated. And makes it hard to define the true meaning of love.   However, I think we all can agree that love
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How to Maintain Inner Peace During the Work Day

Do you find yourself feeling stressed and overwhelmed at work?   Does it feel like every time you clear something off your plate, something else pops up that need your attention? It can sometimes feel like a never-ending cycle non?   You then slump around for most of the day unable to focus. Looking for peace, looking for some relief but even this requires effort.   To attain peace, the first step is to make a deliberate decision to choose you want it.   Remember uncontrollable circumstances can affect our mental state, but we don’t have to let it control
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So What If Music is My Drug

  “Music Helps Us Speak Words We Can’t Always Express”   Have you ever had the experience where you listen to a song and it triggers a specific memory that brought you back to a space in time in your life? Or maybe you hear something for the first time and the beat catches your attention.   You find yourself bopping your head, as you really start to tune into the lyrics, because you hear something you can totally relate to.   This happens to me ALL the time.   When I catch a beat I like and the music hits
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How To Learn Meditation On Your Own

“Natural healing is about taking control of your life and being responsible for everything that goes in and out of your body, mind and spirit.” – Richard Schulze   When I decided I was going to start doing something about finding happiness in my life again, yoga was one of the things I was drawn to explore.   So I signed up for an unlimited one-month pass. I made it a priority to get the most out of my pass and made it a mission to try out all the classes at least once to see which ones I liked.
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Live Your Legend Revolution Will Carry On

"Be honestly and unapologetically you.  Because you being uniquely you will allow the people you interact with to feel comfortable being uniquely them - perhaps for the first time in their lives. There is no more authentic way to connect and no greater gift to give." - Scott Dinsmore   In memory of Scott Dinsmore and his work, we must not lose sight of living with passion, finding and doing what we love. His work and passion in creating a revolution to help people find purpose and doing something that matters has made a difference in my life.   Back
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