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Things happen

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A healthy friend dies participating in a sport she loves. A husband works hard on his marriage only to come home one day and find his wife in bed with another man.

A knock at the door and a starving family opens it to find bags of groceries piled anonymously on the porch. A large order comes in just as a company is getting ready to close its doors, and the owner’s dream is given new life.

Sometimes life twists. Sometimes it goes the other way, too. Things happen. Sometimes we label these events good, sometimes bad. We cannot always see the reason or purpose in them, but most of us choose to believe there’s a Divine plan.

I don’t know why I’ve received some of the blessings I’ve been given; I don’t know why some of the sorrow has come my way. All I can do is trust that whatever comes my way, there’s a lesson at hand. Are you focusing on the circumstances of your life instead of the lessons? The circumstances are the tools. Be involved in them. Feel the pain of loss and the elation of victory. Let compassion works its way into your soul. Learn caring and kindness for others and yourself, too.

Instead of asking why to learn to ask what the lesson is. The moment you become ready to accept it, the lesson will become clear.

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Start Your Day Off Right

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Firstly, if you are looking into personal development, personality type, or psychological state management, you need to take a look at our free MP3 designed to 'tune' your brainwaves.  It is proven that when you start your day off right, you will be happier and more productive throughout the rest of the day. You want to center yourself and get your focus so that even if life throws you a few curveballs, they do not throw you off. There are seven things that you can start doing right now that will help you to start every morning refreshed and ready to tackle the day. These are all very simple and they only add about 10 minutes to your morning routine, so you will not be sacrificing any important rest.

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Flip a coin

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Flip a coin. . . . This is a secret technique of many prominent executives.

Because sometimes it doesn’t matter what decision you make, as long as you make one. Then you just stick to it, having confidence in your having brought about the outcome. - Jay Carter

Sometimes, we are truly ambivalent. We don’t know what we want. The scales are balanced, fifty-fifty.

Flip a coin.

If you don’t like the decision the coin just made for you, at least you’ll know you know what you want.

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Say what you really want

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What do you want? No, I’m not asking what thing you want, but rather what is it about that thing that you are seeking?

Get to the root of your search. Do you want a new car?

Do you want reliable transportation, or do you want the prestige that comes from driving a shiny new vehicle?

Do you really want to do that kind of work, or do you just want the money and prestige you hope it will bring?

Do you want a romantic relationship?

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Don’t take storms personally

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Sometimes, storms aren’t about us.

Sometimes, friends or loved ones will attack us for no apparent reason.

They’ll fuss, fume, and snap at us. When we ask them why, they’ll say, “Oh, I’m sorry. I had a bad day at work.”

But we still feel hurt and upset.

Hold people accountable for their behaviour. Don’t let people treat you badly.

But don’t take the storms in their lives personally. These storms may have nothing to do with you.

Seek shelter if necessary. Get away from curt friends until they have time to calm down; then approach when it’s safe. If the storm isn’t about you, there’s nothing you need to do.

Would you try to stop the ocean waves by standing in the surf with your arms outstretched?

 

Say whatever. Let the storms blow through. 

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Be persistent

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Most of us are persistent. We persistently dwell.

We have persistently tried to change what we cannot, usually a circumstance or someone else’s behaviour.

Takebehaviourergy, that persistence, that determination, that almost obsessive resolve, and persevere with the things you can do.

Don’t push.

Let go of concern about the seemingly impossible tasks in your life.

Softly, steadily, like the rain, let your kind spirit naturally remove the obstacles in your path.

Life is better when we flow.

 

But sometimes it takes a persistent flow to change the things we can. Enough water, persistently applied, can be more powerful than rock. 

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THE KETOGENIC DIET

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THE KETOGENIC DIET

The ketogenic diet is a special diet that helps the body to burn off fat rapidly. The ketogenic diet helps the body achieve full performance, good health, mental health and weight loss. It is a diet with much-reduced carbohydrates which turns the body into a mechanism that burns off fat. The ketogenic diet, which is also called a keto diet is planned strategically to result in ketosis. Ketosis occurs naturally in the body to aid survival when the intake of food is short. Ketones, which are little bodily fuel molecules are produced in the process of ketosis, as a substitute for the low supply of glucose (blood sugar). Ketones are created from the fat breakdown, in the liver.

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Improvise

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Do not fear mistakes; there are none.- Miles Davis


Life is a jazz tune. Sometimes it’s raucous, sometimes blue, but always full of unexpected twists and turns, and here and there a delightful new sound emerges.

Viewed from a staunch classical viewpoint we might be tempted to call the new note or harmonization a mistake, but in the free-flowing world of jazz, it becomes just another piece of the melodic whole.

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