The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth.

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Blog posts : "personal development"

Make New Year Resolutions Easy and Doable

January 1, 2013

One reason we rarely follow through on New Year resolutions is that we make them too big. Wanting to exercise five days per week, lose 30 pounds, or learn a second language are all worthy destinations, but focusing on a destination reminds us of all the steps we must take to get there. This sparks o…

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Happiness: Increasing yours is not a daydream

October 21, 2012

It seems that even when listening to music, working on a craft, enjoying a walk, or a conversation our thinking mind spends up to 70% of that time daydreaming, or wandering away from what we are doing (presidential debates excluded?). This is not to say that all daydreaming is useless, but i…

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Golf and life: Winning the mind game

September 30, 2012

Scanning information on golf psychology confirms that, without doubt, life is a game. The primary mental mistakes that golfers make are the same mistakes we all make while schlepping through our days. 

What separates great golfers from the average weekend hacker is avoiding the mental pond…

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How to make healthy choices a piece of cake

August 11, 2012

Pam needs to leave for the gym; the yoga-for-stiff-bodies class starts in 20 minutes. Looking out the window, Pam notices the sky is as gray as her mood. The love of Pam’s life snored last night, keeping her awake, and now what the cat dragged in has more motivation than Pam. 

An interna…

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Tax deadline spotlights procrastination: Nuisance habit or problem?

April 14, 2012

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2012 - Some of us remember one or both parents hovering over tax forms, a pencil in their mouth, madly punching numbers into a mechanical calculator. Somehow, they managed to stuff the IRS envelope and make it to the post office before midnight on April 15th, year after…

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Masters: The game of letting go

April 6, 2012

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2012 - Those of us who have tasted at least one “perfect” golf swing understand the pure pleasure of it. That slice of perfect mind and body coordination is the carrot at the end of every beginning and intermediate player’s club. Never mind that there are a minimum of 2,…

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Anyone can keep New Year's resolutions

December 31, 2011

WASHINGTON, December 29, 2011 ― Many of us have given up on New Year resolutions, or we make them knowing we do not have the resolve to follow through. The stumbling block with most resolutions is the same: Action incites anxiety in human beings. Unless we desperately want to reach our goal, any…

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