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Archive for October 2011

Super-stition or Stuper-stition

October 31, 2011

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them. -Washington Irving In lieu of Halloween, I thought I would take a closer look at superstitions and why people buy into them. A superstition is defined as being a widely held but unjustified belief in supernatural causation leading to certain consequences […]

You may be richer than you think

October 28, 2011

Happiness does not depend on outward things, but on the way we see them. – Leo Tolstoy Have you ever been dissatisfied with your life? Just fed up and angry at the world? Has every little depressing thought seem to rush to the forefront of your mind all at once, leaving you emotionally overwhelmed and […]

Troubles don’t live here

October 26, 2011

I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me! ~Dr. Seuss Although this quote is meant to be humorous it was said with […]

Less is more

October 24, 2011

Fear less, hope more, eat less, chew more, whine less, breathe more, talk less, say more, hate less, love more, and good things will be yours. – Swedish Proverb Click here to visit us on Facebook… Related articles Hope (nothingtoxic.wordpress.com) Your Prescription Is Ready…” (risinghawk.wordpress.com) How to improve yourself (qwestore.wordpress.com)

Attitude is everything

October 21, 2011

Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so, let us all be thankful.  ~Buddha Click here to visit […]

What are you made of?

October 19, 2011

Adversity is like a strong wind.  It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.  ~Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha Click here to visit us on Facebook… Related articles Review of Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden (readerjots.wordpress.com) How to Face […]

Body, mind, spirit

October 17, 2011

Health is a large word.  It embraces not the body only, but the mind and spirit as well;… and not today’s pain or pleasure alone, but the whole being and outlook of a man. ~James H. West Like what you see? Click here to visit us on Facebook… Related articles Caring for Your Body and Mind […]

Courage under fire

October 14, 2011

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.  Except a creature be part coward it is not a compliment to say it is brave.  ~Mark Twain, Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Calendar, 1894 Click here to visit us on Facebook… Related articles Quotes about Promises (goodpromise.wordpress.com)

Mind over matter

October 12, 2011

Mind is everything.  Muscle – pieces of rubber.  All that I am, I am because of my mind.  ~Paavo Nurmi Click here to visit us on Facebook…

Transform your thinking

October 11, 2011

Cancer is a word, not a sentence.  ~John Diamond Like what you see? Click here to visit us on Facebook…