Tag Archives: Mental Health

Is It Possible to Influence Luck?

Psychology Today (article reprinted with permission) Robert Evans Wilson Jr. The Main Ingredient These Stories Will Change Your Beliefs About Luck Is it possible to influence luck? Posted Sep 13, 2016 Eight year old Julie Amberg was excited when her … Continue reading

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You are Merlin

Deepak Chopra, in the book – The Return of Merlin – weaves an engaging story about Arthur and Katy’s quest to find the illusive Merlin. Dragons, magic, Tarot, the Holy Grail, and even Arthur’s sword are a part of Chopra’s … Continue reading

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Obstacle 101: Worry

“Worrying is like a ricking chair; it gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you anywhere.” ~Anonymous Worry wrecks optimism.  Worry is your mental dark spot where negatives are developed. Optimism and worry cannot co-exist. You must decide … Continue reading

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Obstacle 100: Trauma

“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” ~Chinese Proverb Trauma tramples hope. Going through a traumatic event can be devastating, but it is not a defeat. No doubt, an unexpected serious accident, a death or … Continue reading

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Obstacle 98: Temerity

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning to sail my ship.” Temerity tames success. Being reckless, rash or foolhardy – the definition of temerity – is irrational. These traits ensure failure. Unless the obstacle of temerity is tempered … Continue reading

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Obstacle 96: Stress

“Life is not a stress rehearsal.” ~Loretta LaRoche STRESS suspends success.  Your dreams are often placed on hold when stress makes you tired and frazzled. How can you concentrate on success when you mind and body is not at rest? … Continue reading

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Obstacle 90: Sabotage

“Never think that you’re not good enough yourself. A woman or man should never think that. People will take you very much at your own reckoning.” ~Anthony Trollope Sabotage self-destructs success.  It kills momentum. You’ve worked hard to earn accolades, … Continue reading

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