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Beautiful Anne Frank Quote About Making the World a Better Place

Anytime I hear someone bemoan the crazy, often “mean” and heartbreaking world we live in, my first thought is this: The more pain there is, the more opportunities there are.  Frankly, there are far too many people preaching, protesting, and lecturing these days without nearly enough of us rolling up our sleeves and going out...

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IS Happiness a Warm Puppy?

The Self Improvement Blog | Self Esteem | Self Confidence

  Happiness!  In the United States, we have the Constitutional right to pursue happiness although no one can guarantee that we will find and keep it. Ask ten people what they want in life, and several will most likely say, “I just want to be happy.” Follow that with the question, “What does happiness look […]

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14 Scout Badges They Should Make for Adulting!

While this infogaphic is really all in good fun (I mean none of us truly expect to be rewarded for doing what we should do in the first place), there is a good old fashioned lesson behind it.  We don’t give ourselves enough credit or others enough recognition. Think about it – we’re all going...

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40 Ways to Create Peace of Mind

“Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.” ~Brian Tracy

There was a time when I thought peace was a destination, in much the same way I imagined I’d eventually arrive at happiness or …

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Why We Feel the Need to Explain Ourselves and Justify Our Choices

“You are responsible for your intention, not your reception.” ~Amy E. Smith

I’ve realized that I put a lot of energy into trying to explain my decisions. Sometimes those explanations are an honest attempt to connect with another person or …

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Tiny Buddha’s Guide to Loving Yourself On Sale for 99 Cents

 

Hi friends! I’m pleased to announce that the eBook version of Tiny Buddha’s Guide to Loving Yourself has been selected for The Great Autumn eBook Sale, which is offering twelve powerful eBooks for just 99 cents each, from …

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How to Cope with a Toxic and Estranged Family Relationship

“Letting go doesn’t mean giving up, but rather accepting that there are things that cannot be.” ~Unknown

You two are family. Maybe you grew up with them and were by their side for a huge chunk of their life. There …

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20 Things You Don’t Have to Apologize For

If you’re anything like me, you apologize far too often, and most of the time, when you haven’t done anything wrong.

Sometimes we apologize for things beyond our control—like bad weather during a party we’re hosting.

Sometimes we apologize when …

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Why I Believe That Feeling Offended Is a Choice

“The feeling of being ‘offended’ is a warning indicator that is showing you where to look within yourself for unresolved issues.” ~Bryant McGill

As I ponder back over my forty-odd years on this planet, I can’t really remember going lengths …

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“It’s not about dollars or followers. It’s about long-lasting impact”: Mohammed Faris at WDS 2017

mohammed.faris.speaker.WDS.2017 Our second superhero in our WDS 2017 speaker video series is Mohammed Faris.

Mohammed is an international author, speaker, and leader of a community with more than one million people. He started his journey in 2007 when he became obsessed with the question: "Can faith boost productivity?" Mohammed has since spent the last decade trying to answer this question—from his own Islamic faith tradition—his popular blog, ProductiveMuslim.com, and his new book The Productive Muslim: Where Faith Meets Productivity.

At WDS 2017 Mohammed taught us about the missing soul of productivity—leveraging spirituality to boost our productivity. There's a hidden element of success that, in the Islamic tradition, is called "Barakah." It can help you do more with less and live beyond your expectations.

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