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8 Signs it is Time to Change Your Life

You’re no doubt familiar with the cautionary tale about putting a frog in a pot of cold water and allowing it to slowly heat, so that the frog never realizes the water is too hot.

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Sometimes you modify your attitude and actions in increments that are so small, you hardly notice them individually, yet over time, those changes take you far away from your true self.

Until at last, the water boils and the frog is dead.

Have you ever been that frog sitting in warm water, watching the days of your life pass by, unaware that you are about to be boiled alive? Continue reading

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Where Lies Your Freedom?

As we celebrate our freedoms tomorrow, consider this: where lies your freedom?

 “Freedom lies in being bold.”

~ Robert Frost

Robert Frost called his freedom being bold. Frank Lloyd Wright  said, “Freedom lies within.”

Whether your freedom lies in being bold or it lies within yourself, your personal freedom starts when you choose to live by your own codes and values. 

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Celebrate your freedom each and every time you choose to be true to you.

When you are true to yourself you are honest with yourself. When you are true to yourself, you open your mind to new ideas and possibilities and to people who are different from you.

It’s a bold move on your part to make the choice to live in a new way. Make the bold step to change the things in your life that keep you from being free.

Life Is Honest, Open and True: You have the freedom to be exactly who you want to be. You can exercise your freedom whenever you choose.

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What Happens After You Do the Thing You Think You Cannot Do?

 “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Even if you have never heard this quote before, no doubt you have heard the idea that it’s the tough things in life that make you

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No matter how terrifying the situation is at the time, looking back on it always elicits a sense of pride in your accomplishment and recognition for your own courage.

stronger. So, what really happens after you do the thing you think you cannot do? Continue reading

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