Topic: Success and Happiness

Living In Sync With Your Values

In my book, The Wealth Attraction Formula: How to Attract Wealth & Manifest the Life of Your Dreams, I discuss the Five Keys to Attracting Wealth.  Once you realize if you’re living in sync with your core values, you will be closer to taking positive steps towards achieving your goals; a way of thinking and feeling that inspires action, which creates results and impacts your values.

Your fulfillment in life is directly related to how well you are living in sync with your values.  

Think about values for a moment. Values aren’t morals or principles. They’re the essence of who you really are, not who you think you should be.  Often times we confuse money with being a […]

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Take Charge of Your Life

In my book, The Wealth Attraction Formula: How to Attract Wealth & Manifest the Life of Your Dreams, I discuss the Five Keys to Attracting Wealth. Once you discover that mindset is the most important component in creating wealth (Chapter 1), the challenge becomes how to re-take charge of you and your life decisions.

10 Ways to Take Charge of Your Life

Frequently we forget about ourselves and what we want to do with our life as we spend so much time taking care of other people.  Now is the time for you to take back your life. Here are 10 steps you can follow in taking charge of your life again.

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A Leader Transition

An influential leader is created rather than born. The common misconception that  a personality consistent with boldness and control is what makes a great leader has kept many qualified men and women from transitioning into a leadership position.  We have leaders occupying roles where inflated egos, pride and heavy handedness are the benchmarks of their leadership style.  However, statistics show that people who feel most secure in their positions are led by leaders who display humility and appreciation for the overall team.

True leadership is displayed when confidence in their team’s abilities is as strong as, or stronger, than their own ability. 

Social media has been a key factor in skewing the meaning of leadership.  Social media standards say leadership is defined by […]

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Is Your Mindset Right?

After my marriage came to an end, I had a BIG decision to make.

I could either be a victim of my circumstance or I could make the decision to RISE above and fix my mindset on success. My perception of life changed.  I moved across the country and decided to put the knowledge I had gained in previous years to work.  Income started pouring in from various streams but even so, my life felt completely out of control.


Thought power became the key to creating my reality. I became the master of my destiny […]

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Happiness and Success: Which is the Chicken and Which is the Egg?

For many of us, our idea of hard work, success, and happiness live together. We have memories of our parents saying that if we work hard and become successful, we will be happy. In fact, the relationship between happiness and success has become so ingrained that, even to imagine an alternative seems ridiculous.

But, what if this type of thinking is wrong, and our parents have the chicken before the egg?
What if we could challenge the old concept and begin with happiness as the key ingredient to our success?

Psychologists around the world are working on groundbreaking studies into the relationship between happiness and success. Their studies look at how happiness and success promote and enhance each other. In the field of positive […]

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Finding the Happiness Zone

If you’ve ever played sports, you know what “The Zone” is; that place where everything seems to flow effortlessly from you into the task at hand. The most challenging action seems easy and unconscious, with excellence as the ultimate by-product of your efforts. Exertion is as simple as breathing and the results are nearly always exceptional. The happiness zone is much like this, enabling you to easily find and feel joy daily, if you seek it in all you do.

Of course, if you do know what The Zone is, you also know that it requires training and practice to achieve it with anything like regularity. The happiness zone is no different but, there are steps you can take to help […]

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Cycling for Exercise – 7 Reasons to Begin Riding Your Bike

So, you’ve decided it’s time to lose weight and get in shape while at the same time having some fun. Have you thought about cycling for exercise?

Take a moment to consider how you feel when you ride your bike. Cycling is a wonderful way to raise the heart rate, get things done, and see the world from a much more intimate level. No matter which type of bike you choose, cycling will work your entire body. Plus, cycling is fun. You can do it at any time of the day, at almost any time of the year. You may want to wear different types of clothing at different times of the year, but bicycles are durable machines and, when set […]

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How Integrity Leads to Success and Happiness

Some thoughts on integrity, success and happiness…

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi

That sounds quite a bit like the definition of integrity, doesn’t it?

“Integrity: 1) An undivided or unbroken completeness or totality with nothing wanting, 2) Moral soundness.” (WordWeb)

It’s interesting that the phrase from Gandhi came up in a search for quotations on happiness, yet it is the very definition of integrity. This seems important to me because it means that consistency of thought AND action are critical to happiness.

For practical purposes, we might say that honesty is being true in what you say, while integrity is being true in what you do; honesty is giving your word, […]

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You Have 3 Solutions to Every Problem Situation or Relationship

“There are three solutions to every problem: accept it, change it leave it.” – Anonymous

Imagine for a moment the following: Three people are working for a boss with a reputation as a relentless driver of others, pushing them to produce or find employment elsewhere. For the employee with a similar personality, driven to succeed at all costs, working for this person is ideal and they excel in such an environment.

For the person who is an outside the box thinker, this type of approach toward all on the team is unrealistic and less than productive, so they work to alter the boss’s approach and expectations. For our third employee, the compulsive goading and obsessive ambition are simply too much to take, […]

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Beware the Self-Indulgence of Always Living in Crisis

Beginning a new year usually brings some type of transition, if not real change. Following a national election, and this election in particular, most of us are expecting quite a bit of change. While many are apoplectic and seething, there are plenty of others who are optimistic and looking forward to positive changes. To both sides, I say, beware the self-indulgence of perpetually living in crisis mode; whether you believe we’re headed for one or have recently survived one (or many).

It’s one thing to recognize danger and take action to protect yourself and your family. To see every situation as an emergency however, is overly pessimistic and negative. The energy this creates is harmful, and will only attract negative vibration […]

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