In one of author Alan Zimmerman’s blogs called “Tuesday Tips,” he quotes Psychologist Jack Berg, who said, “the human mind reaches for understanding like a flower for the sun.” Zimmerman believes people yearn to be understood, and without understanding, we may drive a wedge between ourselves and others. Understanding, and being understood, becomes a special […]

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First there was IQ.  Then came EQ, which stands for Emotional Intelligence.  Now Judith Glazer of “The Harvard Coaching Institute” has introduced the concept of CQ or Conversational Intelligence. CQ taps into our need for self-expression and validation.  Glazer says that in environments where people can share their aspirations, intentions and fears freely, the door […]

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As we celebrate Women’s History Month, I felt it important to look at some of the different expectations for women in the workplace and offer ways they can be more successful. In her weekly blog, author and organizational development expert Dr. Anne Litwin sites study after study that conclude that women perform better than men […]

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Q: Dear Teressa, I have a burning desire and drive for making my Motivational Speaking business a huge success. It is important to mention that I discovered my purpose (Motivational Speaking) in 2010 but I started speaking at school during my spare time in 2007.  I am a full time employee at a public institution […]

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“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life…Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your inner voice.” Those were the tried and truthful words of late Apple founder Steve Jobs in his speech to Stanford University’s class of 2005. Through conditioning we blind ourselves to the best of who […]

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Like every year in your life, 2013 is YOUR YEAR.  It’s sure to bring you multiple opportunities to live with a clear mind, a grateful heart, and look forward to the next steps on your journey with joy-filled anticipation. The start of the new year is the perfect time for Intentional Reflection.  Purposefully look back […]

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By Linda Tabach Linda Tabach writes and blogs about health, fitness and wellness at www.lemonslifelove.com.  She is training to become a health coach at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and is looking forward to helping others reach their wellness goals through balanced living. I began journaling with a computer document at the end of 2008 and I […]

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Today, I’m happy to announce, we’ve launched the new Spirit of Purpose™ website. This new dynamic website is where our community can come together and learn more about how they can Live Better Now!   It is a place where you’ll find encouragement to make conscious choices that will lead to authentic, lasting growth. The Spirit […]

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When I connect with my inner guide, I shift from unrest to feeling at ease. I morph from confusion about what I feel, think or need to do or say into clear confident being. All the tension in my shoulders disappears. The dull ache in my head evaporates. The tightness and churn in my gut settles down.

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How about insanely rich Oprah? Or always upbeat Kelly Ripa? Or devilishly handsome George Clooney? I must admit, I haven’t actually asked any of them how happy they are, but I’m willing to go out on a limb and say YES. But it’s not for the reasons you might be thinking.

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“Self.” The center of your universe. No matter how selfless you are or how controlled by others you feel, “I” am at the center of everything you know, love, hate, experience. There’s no denying it.

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There is a simple 3-step process that I have used for years, and have shared with a number of my clients. It’s practical and powerful, and can readily help you access your inner self – your creative core. I call it the 3 Cs to Creativity.

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Journaling will help you to get to know your deeper Self better, solve your toughest problems, strengthen your intuition and creativity, and document your story. Journaling is a great way to clear your mind, reduce stress, sort through the issues and conflicts in your life, and develop a solid plan of action for moving forward.

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