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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Practice Makes Perfect (eventually)

Emotional responses are at the core of our unconscious makeup. We are programmed, destined and wired to react in a way that is based on the stories we grew up in.
Our interactions with people can significantly alter our state of consciousness if we don’t have a grasp on our own reality. The way we react toward the things that happen around us is a sign of where we are on our personal journey.
Just as chemical reactions will cause change, intelligent emotional reactions can create energy shifts. 
How do you react to someone in a bad mood? How do you treat others if you’re in a bad mood? Are you aware when you hurt someone’s feelings? Are you aware when your words or actions might hurt someones feelings? Do you lash out in irrational ways? Are you able to put yourself in someone else’s shoes?
Don’t you think it’s time we all became... 

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Riddle Me This

Immediate gratification is possible if you focus on the gratifying aspects of your endeavors.
Expectation can lead you to accomplishing the unexpected.
The power of the subconscious mind can...

Words on Screen & Words on Paper

  • Blink, Malcolm Gladwell
  • Casablanca (1942)
  • Chocolat (2000)
  • Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway, Susan Jeffer, Ph.D.
  • Harold and Maude (1971)
  • Invictus (2009)
  • On The Waterfront (1954)
  • Singin in the Rain (1952)
  • The Celestine Prophecy, James Redfield
  • The Four Agreements, Miguel Ruiz
  • The Greatest Salesman in the World, Og Mandino
  • The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle
  • The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, Deepak Chopra
  • The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
  • The Tao of Pooh, Benjamin Hoff
  • The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  • West Side Story (1961)
  • What Happy People Know, Dan Baker


  • Use Somebody, Kings of Leon
  • You're Beautiful, James Blunt
  • Love, Love, Love, Tristan Prettyman
  • Just Fine, Mary J. Blige
  • Banana Pancakes, Jack Johnson
  • You and Me, Dave Matthews
  • Just Breathe, Pearl Jam