Preventing the build up of obstacles in your imagination is easier than you think

So it is with the way we think and yes, even the most positive thinkers need to keep themselves in check.

Here are 5 ways to deal with the negative chatter that might be going on…

How To Prepare Your Mind to Attract Success Ahead

“People often say motivation doesn’t last. Neither does bathing — that’s why we recommend it daily.” ~Zig Ziglar

Many years ago, I began a ritual that has served me well in growth, prosperity and enthusiasm for the coming 12 months.


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In the summer of 1928, a children’s illustrator named Dorothy Hope Smith, heard about a contest, held by the Freemont Canning Company, to select a picture of a baby for a new product line.

She sent a charcoal drawing, made from a photograph of a neighbor’s daughter, taken at 4…

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When was the last time you received a card or note with a considerate handwritten message? Think about how you felt and I’d venture to say, you probably read it more than once, maybe even showing it to someone else.

A study at the University of Zurich’s Computational Emotion Neuroscience…


Several years ago, I had the honor to serve as emcee at the opening ceremonies of the International Senior Olympic Games, held at San Antonio’s Alamo Stadium.

It was there that I met a man named Harry, whose sport was golf.

When I asked him how he got interested in…

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On May 29, 1953 Sir Edmund Hillary did what no man had done before — He climbed to the top of Mt. Everest.

He would later write about his experience,

“I continued hacking steps along the ridge and then up a few more to the right and to my great…

It can happen whether you are new graduate or a seasoned professional.

What you see for yourself in the not-so-far-off future becomes crystal clear.

You can taste it, feel it and smell its sweet success.

There’s only one problem. No one else really shares your vision.

Friends may sound supportive…

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On October 29, 1941, Great Britain’s Prime Minister Winston Churchill visited Harrow School in the UK where he had attended and sung as a youth. …

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Inspiration, encouragement and validation that we’re all in this together.

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