The Power of Positive Thinking

  The Power of Positive Thinking ‘’The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.’’ ~ John Milton On 24th December 2007, St. John’s Memorial Hospital was buzzing with news of Ward No. 5’s recovery. Despite it being Christmas Eve, the nurses and doctors alike were seen running over to congratulate the doctor.  Everyone wished to witness this Christmas miracle before they headed home. What was this miracle you ask? Well, it all began on a fateful May morning… On the surface, it had been just another day for Margaret Marshall. She was running around the house searching for her bags and books. Her mother was calling her for breakfast and she could already see the school bus getting smaller from her window. ‘’Are you running late again, magpie?’’ asked her Mrs. Marshall, as she peeked out from her room. ‘’>>>

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Water the Rose Despite Its Thorns

Water the Rose Despite Its Thorns We never hesitate to pick a rose despite the fact that the thorns can prick us; similarly, we should not be afraid to take risks and love people who may not seem to deserve it. Everyone is flawed and make mistakes every now and then but why focus on them? Focus on what you like about people and be empathetic to bring out peace and happiness in your life. This story of an old man and a scorpion is the perfect example of how one should show kindness even to those who hurt us. One morning, when passing a stream, a wise old man saw a scorpion. It was floating helplessly in the water. The old man knew that the scorpion will definitely drown if he does not do anything to save its life. Thinking quickly, the old man stretched out on a root>>>

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60 of Gods religious one-liners. Which ones do you like best?

60 of Gods religious one-liners. Which ones do you like best? 1. “Be Fishers of Men…. You catch ’em, He’ll Clean ’em.” ~ Unknown 2. “A family altar can alter a family.” ~ Unknown 3. “A lot of kneeling will keep you in good standing.” ~ Mhalyn Campos Anonuevo 4. “Don’t put a question mark where God put a full stop.” ~ John R. Rice 5. “Don’t wait for 6 strong men to take you to church.” ~ Unknown   6. “Exercise daily… Walk with the Lord!” ~ Unknown 7. “Forbidden fruits create many jams.” ~ Unknown 8. “Give God what’s right, not what’s left!” ~ Unknown 9. “Give satan an inch and he’ll be a ruler.” ~ Unknown 10. “God doesn’t call the qualified, He qualifies the called.” ~ Max Lucado   11. “God grades on the cross, not the curve.” ~ Adrian Rogers 12. “God loves everyone, but probably prefers>>>

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10 Fundraising Ideas for a Successful Campaign

10 Fundraising Ideas for a Successful Campaign Fundraising, traditionally, consists mostly for asking donations on the street or at people’s doors. It is a significant way through which a non-profit organization may receive money for running their operations. Gathering funds is generally depicted as a tedious task for many and people who organize fund raisers usually have to go through a lot of painstaking effort and dedicating their valuable time to be able to generate significant amount of funds required. Following are some examples that can help one run a successful fundraising campaign through the least amount of dissatisfaction in the end. 1.     Don’t Generalize Try specializing in one specific product, and give your sale a compelling tagline. A great example of the bake sale model done right is Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for cancer. Four-year-old Alex Scott had the right idea specializing in lemonade and making her cause explicit. 2.     Get>>>

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The art of becoming a better person

The art of becoming a better person Life is a continuous process of development. We constantly learn and evolve from birth to the day we die. It is inevitable that people grow in life in response to the circumstances they have been through. But, what direction do they grow in – this depends on the individual. The steady evolution in a positive direction is not something which comes naturally, but rather, great effort is often needed in order to achieve that. What’s more, not everyone knows the art of becoming a better person. But with practice, many can learn to develop the qualities that transform them into a better person every day. Some tips to develop those qualities include: 1)   Tame the Anger Within Anger is not just an external reaction for something. Many times, it is much deeper than that. The feelings of anger can be deep rooted and>>>

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How Gratitude is the Way to Attain Happiness

How Gratitude is the Way to Attain Happiness Happiness is subjective and every individual perceives it according to their own capability. Some find happiness in money, a new job, or a trip, while others find it in the little things that occur daily, such as an approval, a confession of love, or even an apology. Gratitude is also one such means that makes a person happy. It is a state of being grateful for something, and the skill of counting your blessings rather than stating what is missing, and being happy and thankful for even the little pleasures of life. A number of psychological and behavioral researches have worked on the concept of gratitude and have seen positive results and life improvements because of its practice. From resilience, to reduction in stress levels and building of stronger relationships – gratitude has positively affected all these aspects. It is present-oriented and>>>

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3 Money Tasks That Should Be Tackled In Fall

3 Money Tasks That Should Be Tackled In Fall The season of autumn is one which brings with it lots of brown and orange leaves that leave that sound of rustle gently striking against your ear drums. Autumn is definitely no spring but isn’t winter either. Autumn is the cross road between the summer and winter. It is this transitional spirit of autumn that we intend to carry on in this blog. Autumn is the season that spells big changes and it should be the month where you make 3 money moves that will help you secure your financial future in the longer run. Spend Wisely when doing your Back to School Buying This is an expensive time for you with all the new expenses such as uniforms, books, and stationeries creeping up. At this point of time it is important that you don’t rush into shopping for these items.>>>

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10 Secrets about Inspiration You Can Learn From TV

10 Secrets about Inspiration You Can Learn From TV Inspiration is the process of getting new ideas to solve a problem or to have a sense of direction. One could be inspired to write a book, compose a song or poem and to draw or paint something. People are inspired differently depending on their level of creativity and personality. People are inspired to do things mostly when they in certain environment especially in quiet places. Most poets are inspired to compose their poems at riverside or in similar serene environment. The following are 10 Secrets about Inspiration You Can Learn from TV: Positive attitude. Inspiration is closely associated with positivity. No matter how intelligent a person may be, if he/she is having negative attitude to life, he/she cannot be inspired to do anything. Think and talk positively. This is one secret you will learn from TV. Most people are inspired>>>

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10 Quick Tips about Body Language

10 Quick Tips about Body Language The term body language refers to the different ways we express our feelings through non verbal communications. These are clues and codes we can generate and derive from unspoken words. These non verbal communications are expressed through behaviours and feelings such as gestures from hands, facial expressions, touch, body posture and eye contacts. Consciously and unconsciously, we display these non verbal codes on daily basis. People around us are also able to decode the meanings of these unspoken expressions. The following are some tips on body language: Here is a body language exhibited globally. People tend to move closer to the people they love and are comfortable with. When you notice that someone is trying to get close to you, it’s an indication that they like you and would love to be your friends. The importance of look. Experience has shown that nervous people>>>

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15 Best Inspirational Bloggers You Need to Follow

15 Best Inspirational Bloggers You Need to Follow Inspiration is the key to a mind-blowing idea. When it hits you, it triggers an adrenaline rush. The feeling is similar to diving off a cliff, jumping off a helicopter, and bungee jumping because the adrenaline is pumping through your entire body. You will become anxious to take risks that will provide you with that feeling of rush. That’s when you will look for inspiration to set off that idea in your head. You can find that inspiration through blogs by reading the blogger’s inspirational story and the reason he or she decided to start a blog. Here are 15 bloggers that you need to follow:  Chancescoggins.com Chance gets his inspiration from the every day events that occur in his life. Each blog post on his site will take your breath away, as his writing comes from within. When you read his>>>

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