As you begin to take actions toward your goals, your dreams, you’ll soon realize that not every action will be perfect. Not every action will produce the desired result. Not every action will work.
Once you begin to take action toward a desired result, you’ll start getting feedback about whether you’re doing the right things. Once you [...]
New York, NY – July 13, 2010 – Atria Books is thrilled to announce its publication of The Power, the new book by Rhonda Byrne, author of the worldwide phenomenon, The Secret.
The Power will be released on August 17, 2010. The announcement was made by Judith Curr, Executive Vice-President and Publisher of Atria Books [...]
You may have seen the magazine photos of me that were taken last year. I’m sitting on a sandy beach, white clouds drifting above, palm trees reaching skyward, a peaceful ocean stretching to the horizon. I’ve lived on the Hawaiian island of Maui for some years now—after more years of visiting on a regular basis. [...]
If it’s snowing, it is not in your best interest to go out in shorts and bare feet. Your day would be more comfortable if you wore clothing that was appropriate for snow. And so it is with life. There are times when certain behaviors and activities are more appropriate and comfortable than others.
Do you [...]
Unless we are aware of it, most of us “spend” energy throughout our day that ends up depleting us rather then filling us up with life. For example, spending time with a friend who actually drains our energy or spending our money (energy in another form) on things that we will [...]
If saying “No” is so important, then why is it so hard to say?
Why do we find it so hard to say no to everybody’s requests? As children, many of us learned that “no” was an unacceptable answer. Responding with “no” was cause for discipline. Later, in our careers, “no” may have been the reason for a poor evaluation or failing to move up the corporate ladder.
Yet, highly successful people say “no” all the time—to projects, to crazy deadlines, to questionable priorities and to other people’s crises. In fact, they view the decision to say “no” equally acceptable as the decision to say “yes.”
Enjoy your hands.
Sometimes it’s worth remembering the obvious: you engage the world with your body – much of the time with your hands.
Human hands are unique in the animal kingdom in their dexterity and sensitivity. Their capacity for skilled action helped drive the evolution [...]