Achieving “Mastery” with George Leonard

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I have read and re-read this book several times since I picked it up, and each time I learn something different, or see something in another light. Here’s the info from Amazon: “Drawing on Zen philosophy and his expertise in the martial art of aikido, bestselling author Gorge Leonard shows …

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Inspiring ~ My Life Movie

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Inspiring and motivational… This is my daily reminder of what my ideal life looks and feels like… Some of the elements in the movie I have already achieved, some are simply metaphors, others are actual goals…  A loving Husband and Family…  Financial Freedom…  Fit and Healthy…  these are just some …

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Life is like an improv session

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It’s funny…  Countless people are scared at the thought of doing improv, but when you think about it LIFE is just like an improv session…  No one knows what the other will do or say…  The only real difference is that in improv you can’t say ‘no’… How would your life …

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Invest in Your Dream!

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Invest in your dream, do what it takes, believe in yourself… Even if you are knocked down, remember it’s not over until your Dream is your Reality! Another video to inspire us all to be the best we can be…

Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Dreams

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I know most of us have already seen this at least once, yet it’s worth watching again from time to time… Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch (Oct. 23, 1960 – July 25, 2008) gave his last lecture at the university Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium. In his …

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Steve Jobs: Stanford University Commencement Speech

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‘You’ve got to find what you love,’ Jobs says One of the great speeches of our time…  Below you will find the transcript and the video…  Enjoy… I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated …

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You have to want it as much as you want to breathe!

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I’ve heard this story before, but watching this athlete while listening to the sound-track…  This is inspiring! How badly do you want to succeed?  How passionate are you about achieving your objectives?  HONESTLY – how driven are you? Watch this video (below) and then answer the question…

Tailor-Made Life!

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You may or may not like bodybuilding, however the words behind the images are powerful! If you need an extra boost to get to you step up and make the life of your dreams a REALITY, watch this…

Inspiring Underwater Dolphin Rescue

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This is so very beautiful to watch… If you need a dose of something to warm your heart, this is it…   Just click on the video below:

Dream Big and Don’t Ever Give Up!

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If you ever feel like giving up, or feel like you can’t achieve…  Invest just 8 minutes of your time and watch this…  I promise it will inspire you! Click the video below to watch… Dream Big… Don’t ever give up… Help other people achieve success and you will be …

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Earl Nightingale’s Strangest Secret

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I’m so delighted to have found this original recording of Earl Nightingale’s famous and inspiring broadcast… If you ever want to achieve anything in life, listen to this, apply it, and you will be truly astounded by the positive changes in your life…

Serving Our Kids Feb Update:

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February Schedule Update ============================================== January was a great month for Serving Our Kids Foundation. We concluded our 2013 Holiday Food Drive with total donations of over $37,000.00 in food donations.  During the month we conducted a food drive at the Smith’s Food Store at Eastern Ave. & Windmill with a …

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What is in the 2014 Farm Bill For Sustainable Farms and Food Systems?

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Anyone interested in sustainable agriculture, should read this: http://theallnaturalfertilizercompany.com/what-is-in-the-2014-farm-bill-for-sustainable-farms-and-food-systems/ The final farm bill released earlier this week is currently making its way through Congress and to the President, according to a report by Sustainable Agriculture, is somewhat of a mixed bag for sustainable food and farming systems.

Stem cell source found in tissue discarded in hip replacements

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This is amazing! Apparently discarded hip replacement and bone marrow stem cells ‘remarkably similar’, according to a new study led by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia, published online recently in the journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine. Go to http://nvseniorguide.com/2014/01/stem-cell-source-found-in-tissue-discarded-in-hip-replacements/ to read more…

5 Ideas to Recharge Your Fitness Routine

I love these tips from Healthy Tipping Point: “If you’ve ever trained for a race, you know this is true. A training plan is based on this philosophy.  Over time, efforts build on each other, transforming you from a couch potato to a runner. At Week 1, it’s hard to …

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The greatest race!

We all know the stories of runners who fall during a race and make a valiant effort to at least finish… Well, check this out! Not only did she fall, but wait until you watch what happens at the end!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70UF82nysIU If ever you stumble, remember this woman – it’s …

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Motivating Weight-Loss & Healthy Life Change

KMOV4 in St Louis published a story on a family who together lost 300 pounds! That story started me thinking about the motivation to lose weight and why some people succeed at it and others don’t. People such as Tony Robbins suggest that you need an important why and an …

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Writing Contests 2014 – FREE to enter!

Writers are often looking for contests to enter and I’ve recently found an excellent collection of such competitions. Writersviews.com has compiled not only a great list – those listed are also FREE to enter! http://writersviews.com/writing-contests.php …and I concur with Emily Bailey, Writers’ Views Community Co-Founder in wishing you all the very …

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3 ways to live more sustainably

We have all heard that we need to live more sustainably and to take better care of the planet, but just how do we DO that? Here are just three simple ideas to help you make less negative impact on the planet: 1.  Recycle First, before you get all excited, …

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3 Punctuation Marks to Incorporate Into Your Writing Today

OK – seriously – in this world of IM & ttyl, how much attention is really paid to punctuation? Here is a great article from Huffington Post: “Most people don’t spend much time thinking about punctuation. We’re not most people.When properly used, punctuation can enhance the rhythm of your writing or …

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Who are you?

Beyond the titles others have given you, who are you? It’s easy to use the normal labels of wife, father, best friend, accountant… but they describe what you do or who you are in relation to others. Who are you in relation to YOU? What do you enjoy? What do …

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3 Dating Tips for Senior Men

OK, so I may not be a senior woman nor looking to date a senior man, but we’ve had a lot of people responding to our online senior guides lately asking for advice, so after some probing questions, here are the top three dating tips for senior men: 1.  Be …

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Louisiana’s first female-owned organic fertilizer company!

I’m SO proud of my dear friend, Veda Lewis!!! She’s just opened her new business distributing completely natural, organic liquid fertilizer ~ and I’m pretty sure she’s the first woman in Louisiana to sell organic liquid fertilizer! ~ and I’m thrilled she has asked me to partner with her behind the …

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