How to Be a Great Friend

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. “  Anais LinHere is a simple truth about happiness:  one of the best ways to make yourself happy is to make...

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Boredom: Making it Work For You

Samuel Johnson wrote, “It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery, and as much happiness, as possible.”  For many people boredom can be one of those “little things” in life that brings unhappiness, dissatisfaction and...

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How to Be Happier Than You Are Now

It was Aristotle who wrote, “Happiness is the whole aim and end of human existence.” This is certainly true today when the quest for happiness seems to characterize the psychology of the 21st century.  Happiness derives from being able to move beyond routine...

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I know what you are thinking – another boring list of reminders that you have already read before.  You are right; of course you KNOW these things.  It’s DOING them that’s the challenge.  So what’s in it for you to read through yet one more list of...

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Facing Cancer

Life has a way of turning toward a path without warning. An email came one night last week and I learned that a friend’s husband has had a recurrence of lymphoma, a disease he thought he had seen the last of four years ago. He and his family have begun coping with...

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House of Gaia Shines Brightly As A Special Haven

Each city and town in our country has its heroines and heroes; people who bring their whole heart into everything they do and who make a lasting difference in the lives of others.  The House of Gaia nonprofit community center in Naples, Florida was created by a...

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Gifts of the Heart

My dearest friend Mary is 84 years old this month. She has lived a long and productive life, met her share of hardships and overcome obstacles that might have made others shrink into a fetal position. Her secret to living well and enjoying life? A combination of...

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Into the Season of Light

Pray, sleep and eat healthy.  Those were the three cards I drew this morning as I meditated on how best to write my final blog post for 2011.  I sometimes use a set of inspirational cards created by Doreen Virtue, Ph.D., to seek guidance.  The cards are...

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Hunting For Jobs in 2012 and Beyond

Consider this dilemma: there are currently high levels of unemployment around the globe but a shortage of skilled talent. The McKinsey Global Institute was recently quoted in a lengthy special feature on global employment trends in the Economist magazine, as having...

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Now Available: Elaine Voci’s New Book, Voices of the 21st Century

Order your copy of Elaine Voci's new #1 International Best Seller, Voices of the 21st Century: Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Women Who Make a Difference.

This book is for women seeking education, guidance, and inspiration from 50 women contributors who share their important life lessons and timely messages to encourage and empower other women. Behind each story is a woman brave enough to have her voice heard and bold enough to make a difference.

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