Blog Posts - Personal Growth



Celebration is nice…

As I watch, listen and read about the 100th year since Frank Sinatra’s birth… it reminds me that taking the time to remember is a good thing for all and not just the famous.
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Dec 13, 2015

Applications Now Being Taken

Applications Now Being Taken So you want to: Take back control of your weight and your fitness Discover your calling in life Have self-belief and confidence in yourself Ready to make 2016 YOUR year? Choose which 1 of the following is holding you bac...

A stroll down the yellow brick road…

The Wiz toured the US in 1976… so that must be when I saw it.  Not sure anymore why I went but it blew my mind with joy… positive thoughts and fun.  They brought it back to TV live and got it right. I hated the movie which forgot it wa...
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Dec 5, 2015

GURU: How a spiritual teacher can lead us into the Light

They say when the student is ready, the master appears. The master can appear in any form; it’s the longing of the soul that causes the […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Dec 1, 2015

In the future… wonders that come to me!

When I consider the future… I typed on a 103 year old typewriter and forgot how smart computers will become in 50 years; which is why my computer decided to stop communicating with my scanner.  I feed it with updates and it’s mood improv...
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Dec 1, 2015

Why Letting Go Is So Hard and What To Do About It

We’ve all been blessed with heart-breaking situations where people have wronged us or things haven’t gone the way we would like.  Moving past them is difficult. If you’ve ended a relationship, job or time in your life, it’s tough toContinue...
by Breakthrough Systems on Nov 29, 2015

Why Letting Go Is So Hard and What To Do About It

We’ve all been blessed with heart-breaking situations where people have wronged us or things haven’t gone the way we would like.  Moving past them is difficult. If you’ve ended a relationship, job or time in your life, it’s tough toContinue...
by Breakthrough Systems on Nov 29, 2015

Good to be thankful…

When all is said and done… just being able to be thankful… is a good thing!
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Nov 26, 2015

NEVER ASSUME, ALWAYS ASK: Preventing assumptions in our day-to-day life

One of the four principles Don Miguel Ruiz writes about is “Never Assume, always ask.” In my earlier life I would hesitate from asking because I […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themin...
by The Mindful Word on Nov 23, 2015

DON’T BE A “SACRIFICIAL COW”: A warning against the overzealous pursuit of power

Excerpted from The Tao of Happiness: Stories From Chuang Tzu for Your Spiritual Journey, a collection of spiritual parables by Taoist philosopher Chuang Tzu, translated […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http:/...
by The Mindful Word on Nov 22, 2015

THE POWER OF WORK: The journey from Special Ed to successful career

THE POWER OF WORK: My journey into rehab In 1989, I landed my dream job as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counsellor. I was ecstatic. I felt as though I'd been preparing for this job all my life. Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged...
by The Mindful Word on Nov 17, 2015

It's Just Outside Your Comfort Zone

Jeff Snyder is the President of Securityrecruiter.com, an executive retained search firm highly specialized in information security, corporate security, physical security, electronic security and converged security recruiting.

10 Bad Habits that Happy People Never Do in our Daily Routine

Most of us ask ourselves what we can do to be happier, but sometimes thinking about what you can do or should do is overwhelming. What about things you can simply stop doing in order to be happier? Oftentimes being happy is just a matter of letting g...
by Daily Positive Energy Dose on Nov 16, 2015

Basic Meditation Technique for beginners – 5 Easy Steps to Meditate

Here is a Basic Meditation Technique for beginners – 5 Easy Steps to Meditate: 1. Prepare Your Space Find a place where you can enjoy some quiet solitude. With practice, you will find it easy to meditate anywhere, even if it is noisy and busy.
by Daily Positive Energy Dose on Nov 15, 2015

THE OSCAR GOES TO… YOU! We create so much drama in our minds—since we create it we can just as easily turn it into a comedy

Next time you’re feeling stressed out about something—anything at all—just stop for a minute and think. Don’t think about how to solve the problem, who […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.them...
by The Mindful Word on Nov 14, 2015

How To Define Your Vision

How To Define Your Vision SUMMARY: Do you actively lead your life? Do you have a vision for what you want to achieve? Are you setting yourself milestones and goals and taking steps every day to achieve them? If you don’t have a vision, it is time t...

PAIN OF THE EVERYDAY: Practice focus journaling using these 4 questions to get out of the doldrums

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Nov 5, 2015

FRIENDSHIP INVENTORY: Stop chasing friendships to find true growth

It seems like my whole life I’ve heard how you really find out who you are when you hit your 40s. I found that to […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Oct 30, 2015

What Makes You Amazing?

What Makes You Amazing? A simple question. Yet I was stumped. Sitting in a circle with 35 kids, I paused. A very LONG pause. What are you amazing at? Easy. What do others say you are amazing at? Straight forward to answer. So why was this so diffi...

GRATEFUL NOW: How living in the present moment triggers gratitude

Today as I was getting ready to leave the house I was struck with how at home I felt in my body and how confident […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Oct 28, 2015


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