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Life is an ongoing work of art. Each day we have new opportunities to create something magnificent and beautiful. Some days that's harder than others. And for the times when you've managed to get in the way of all the joy and happiness available to you here's some ways to help you say at the end of each day...it was so wonderful. Invest your time with really great people who like you just the way you are.  Don’t change so that people will like you.  If you see yourself as being awesome, before too long others will show up to | Continue Reading...

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Everyone has a lot going on these days. Life is complex and it’s too bad that it doesn’t come with an owners manual.  Not that it really matters. What matters is that we remember our future success lies entirely in our hands. There isn’t one way or one path, so the best we can do is walk our own path. There are no easy answers but I want to share with you  5 simple truths to help you walk your path especially when it isn’t brightly lit, and despite the lack of noticeable road signs. The key to success lies | Continue Reading...

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One day you'll be glad you worked your way through the tough times, even though today you might be feeling a little bit lost and alone. And maybe you're not sure of the direction you'd like your life to take. Or you could be unhappy about the way you look. You might be sick. You might not be feeling very special or very blessed. You might have financial worries, or relationship problems. Just don't let setbacks become the story of your life. Here's 28 thoughts I've accumulated whilst getting over many things that were hard to get past. Thoughts that helped | Continue Reading...

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Stop driving down the wrong road simply because it's familiar. Stop failing when you can succeed with the same time and energy, but focused in a new direction. It's time to stop living far, far below the possibilities life has to offer. Focusing on failure or success involves equal energy, equal power. You have incredible potential for greatness and success and here's 8 basic principles to help you tap into it. Don’t try to live someone else’s dream.  It never works out well and it’s a great way to lose the connection to your own heart’s desires. Trying to work | Continue Reading...

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Too many live a hesitant, tentative life, totally unaware of the strength and power that they have to get much, much more out of living. Don't be one of them.  Don't wait until your life well and truly sucks before paying attention to the signs it's time for a change. Not every bad moment makes for a bad life. Sometimes a challenging moment is simply that.  And there can be times when feeling stuck turns out to be a good thing. Especially when it forces us to stop and notice what’s happening around us. Our ultimate success or failure depends | Continue Reading...

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Making minor changes in your daily life will make a major difference to the ease with which you fulfill your dreams. Why settle for mediocrity when five simple changes can lead to a life of excellence. If you’d have begun anything last year, or the year before you’d be twelve or twenty four months better at it than you are today. Don't let that stop you.  Begin now.  But only commit yourself to what’s best for you. Don’t be misled by the opinion of others…their opinions are no more valuable than your own. Desire is what stirs your soul into | Continue Reading...

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And regret will never bring back one missed chance or one 'if only.' Don’t wait until you’re overwhelmingly desperate to start making changes…stop doing the wrong things now and create space for the things that will make you happy. Starting today: One thing that will always get between you and your desires are the stories you tell yourself as to why you can’t do it, have it, be it. Nothing is hopeless until you say it is. Experiences are just situations. Defining an event as hopeless is discouraging and will leave you feeling dispirited.  Don’t do this to yourself. Ever.  | Continue Reading...

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Once a month I turn my site over to a guest Encourager and today David Stevens, Life Coach, has the floor with an insightful reminder to express yourself fully and move beyond the life you've settled for. I re-discovered “live” music the other night. The Brisbane Entertainment Centre was electrified at a concert I attended with my wife. Australian legend John Farnham and American legend Lionel Richie performed above expectation[and my expectation was high] and really lit up the place. It’s been a few years since I last attended a live gig. I’d forgotten how the energy feels and how | Continue Reading...

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It's all too easy to get in our own way. Here are 26 key truths to motivate and inspire you to move beyond past dramas, failures, or old truths and remind you that you have the power and the ability to change, refine and be true to your greatest self. As you do this for yourself you shine a light for others, reminding them of their own potential, their own value and brilliance and that, like you, they're greater than the life they settled for. Be kinder than necessary. When you add up all the little bits of good you | Continue Reading...

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Can you imagine a world where you live in gratitude with greater peace of mind? A world where you do what you love and find joy and success in living each day. Someone, somewhere is living this life and if they can do it, why not you? If you want to live in greater harmony with life and create a state of success, joy and gratitude start by taking these small steps and soon you'll see big changes in your world. It takes only one idea, followed by inspired action to succeed where others have failed. Become responsible for your | Continue Reading...

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