Mental Clarity & Calmness

Serenity

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I have grace (Quotes about Grace), silence (Silence is Golden…and Pauses are Too), acceptance (Acceptance and Patience),  inner peace, and serenity on my mind and in my experience. Below is an excerpt from As a Man Thinketh by James Allen written over 100 years ago.  It speaks to professional and personal benefits of serenity. “Calmness of the mind is one […]

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Choose Your Thoughts Well

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How many thoughts do you have each day?   Should you believe everything you think?  Can your very own thoughts sabotage you?  How can you have more positive thoughts? Number of Thoughts per Day It is estimated that we have between 12,000- 60,000 thoughts per day.  This range is attributed to factors such as your level of […]

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In a Hurry…In a Worry?

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Do you sometimes want to know the answer to something, or the outcome of a situation, right NOW?   Do you sometimes rush to get a project, or an errand, done?  Do you sometimes walk as if you are walking through a bad neighborhood when you are not?  In your hurry, do you sometimes break a dish, […]

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The Unique Power of Gratitude

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There is a lot more to gratitude than meets the eye.  Studies show that people who have an attitude of gratitude have higher levels of well-being (physical and emotional), are happier, less stressed, more satisfied with their lives, have more effective coping skills, grow from difficult experiences, experience more successful outcomes, and even sleep better.  […]

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Not All Upsets are Created Equal

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An upset is anything that disturbs your peace of mind.  However, are all upsets created equal?  Is there a way for you to get ahead of your upset curve?  Can you laugh off some of your upsets when you see them coming? Wants, Needs, and Requirements According to Wikipedia, “Wants are often distinguished from needs. A […]

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Acceptance and Patience

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“Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson On my way to write an article about patience I discovered a significant prerequisite for peace of mind and patience – acceptance.  After all, how can you be patient if you don’t acknowledge and accept what is present in your life?  When you resist […]

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Breathing is Not an Option

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You’re going to breathe all day anyway, so why not make the best of it?  Studies show, and eastern cultures have known for centuries, that proper breathing habits can increase calmness. And the great news is that you have personal control of your breathing habits, you can practice rain or shine, and it’s free! The Power […]

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An Effective Way to be Present – Do Not Compare

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Do you want to live more in the moment, but don’t know exactly how to do it?  Have you heard that living in the moment can bring you more calmness and joy?  Would you like to live less in the past, less in the future, or both?  One practical way to be present is to […]

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