Category Archives: attitude

Why the Beach makes us Happy.

“Places like waterfalls and beaches where negative ions are naturally produced can have a negative ion concentration of up to 10,000 negative ions per cubic centimeter whereas busy cities can have negative ion levels as low as 100 ions per … Continue reading

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Get Uncomfortable.

“Comfort is what keeps people mediocre.” Do any of us know what we can possibly do if we weren’t so afraid to fail?

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I Don’t Need a Sticker.

It’s nothing new; it’s good old-fashioned common sense. “Mindset is a simple idea discovered by world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck in decades of research on achievement and success—a simple idea that makes all the difference.” The book is an … Continue reading

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Keyboarding: Modern day Mantra

Change your password. Change your life. Possible? Apparently it is. Read the instructions here.

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It should suit you just fine.

Have any doubts about putting on that bathing suit this summer? Read this and let me know if you might just change your mind.

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Dear Daughters, There are 10 Things No One Can Steal From You.

“If there was ever a moment to follow your passion and do something that matters to you, that moment is now. Find your passion, whatever it is. Become it, let it become you, and great things will happen FOR you, … Continue reading

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Good Night

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could.  Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and … Continue reading

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“There are Two Types of People in the World.”

Which one are you? Look here and choose wisely; or be miserable and stay away from the rest of us (who have yet to perfect this ourselves). Related articles Miserable people (abbynormalmyamind.wordpress.com) how to keep fighting (wildheartgirl.com) It is your choice … Continue reading

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Smart Kid.

“So hang on tight to your dreams and keep believing…unless your dreams are stupid, then you need to get a better dream.”

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It’s because of you.

“If kids come to us [educators/teachers] from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important.” – Barbara Colorose

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