Seven years ago today Very Smart Girls was launched ~ Happy Birthday! “Because how we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” Annie Dillard Below you will find the top 10 Very Smart Girls blogs. Enjoy! Open-Ended Questions Build Relationships Intention Series: How to Create Powerful Intentions Intention Series: What is an intention? […]

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Intention Series: Intentions versus Affirmations

September 27, 2015
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Are intentions and affirmations the same? Can you feel a difference between “My intention is to joyfully drive to work” and “I am joyfully driving to work”? Wikipedia Definitions of Intention and Affirmation According to Wikipedia, intention is a mental state that represents a commitment to carrying out an action or actions in the future. […]

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Mental Clarity & Calmness

Slowing Down Time

June 28, 2015
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I recently went to New York City (“10 Inspirational Quotes about New York City”) and noticed that I was just as busy as I am at home, however, there was enough time to get everything done with time to spare!  It was as if time had slowed down even in the hustle and bustle of Manhattan When […]

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Relationship Communication Skills

How to Say “No” and 15 Ways to Say “No”

March 19, 2016
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Learning to gracefully and authentically say “no” is a life skill.  Often, we don’t want to say “no” out of guilt or fear that someone might express anger or disappointment. Remember, their feelings are their feelings, not yours.  If you want to say “no” and don’t, then you are disappointing yourself. Broken Record Technique and […]

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5 Reasons to Live in the Present Moment

March 20, 2012
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Have you heard that living in the present moment is important and beneficial?  Do you want to know why?  5 Reasons to Live in the Present Moment 1)      Professional & Personal Success When you are focused on a task, problem, opportunity, or situation you are more likely to be productive, find answers to problems, and manifest what you […]

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