Tag: inspiration

7 Ways to Start Your Day Right

February 22nd, 2015   •   3 comments   

7 Ways to Start Your Day Right
Courtesy of Vector Marketing

Do you know the secret to having a great day?

It begins the moment you wake up. That’s right, first thing in the morning.
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Thrive: Book Review

December 18th, 2014   •   1 comment   

Arianna Huffington Thrive
Courtesy of AARP

How do you define success? Can it be measured by wealth or power alone?

Apparently no. Not least according to Arianna Huffington, founder and editor of Huffington Post Media Group – one of the world’s most influential news and information brands.  In her latest book Thrive, Huffington proposes that there is a “third metric” which quantifies success by one’s well-being, wisdom, sense of wonder, and ability to give.
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The Power of Right Believing: Book Review

October 19th, 2014   •   no comments   

The Power of right Believing

What should we do when life throws us lemons? After all, we are living in a flawed world and are prone to anxieties, guilt, torment, depression, and all kinds of problems.

The answer, according to Pastor Joseph Prince, is to believe right. In his latest book, The Power of Right Believing, Prince teaches that “right believing always produces right living” and allows us to “let go of a life of defeat and step into a life full of victory, security, and success”. Focusing our thoughts on God’s love and mercy yields far better outcomes than believing in unhealthy emotions which lead to “toxic feelings of guilt, shame, condemnation, and fear” and ultimately negative behaviors, actions and addictions.
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Living a Limitless Life (Book Review)

July 20th, 2014   •   no comments   

Nick Vujicic is a man on a global mission. And boy is he creating waves wherever he goes.

At the tender age of 31, Nick is a motivational guru, evangelist, and author of several bestselling books. A celebrated speaker, he gets invitations to speak from all over the world – Australia (Melbourne was his childhood home), Europe, US, China, India, Africa, and South East Asia (including Singapore).  He is also an avid swimmer, surfer, sky diver, and actor.
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How To Enjoy a Minimalist and Balanced Life

July 13th, 2014   •   no comments   

Courtesy of TGIM Work-Life!

“There are thousands and thousands of people out there leading lives of quiet, screaming desperation, where they work long, hard hours at jobs they hate to enable them to buy things they don’t need to impress people they don’t like.” – Nigel Marsh

How much stuff do we really need in life? Do the things that we own end up owning us instead?

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The Power of Self-Fulfilling Prophecies

June 27th, 2014   •   no comments   

The Power of Self-Fulfilling Prophecies
Courtesy of Fearless Men

You woke up late. As you rushed to get ready for breakfast, you stubbed your toe against a table.

“Ouch! #%*@&!”
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10 Ways To Beat The Writer’s Blues

May 25th, 2014   •   4 comments   

10 Ways to Beat the Writer's Blues
Courtesy of An Adventure in Words

What is the most terrifying thing to a writer, blogger or author?

One that could totally ruin his or her day?
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The Mammon and the Mammoth

April 18th, 2014   •   no comments   

Courtesy of libcom.org

What does success look like? How do you know that you have arrived?

For some, success is quantified by wealth, status and luxury. They relish the idea of being comfortably ensconced in the top rungs of the social and corporate ladder. Here, success is measured by distinctions, degrees, bank accounts, job titles, and material possessions.

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Lessons from Jiro Ono – a World Class Sushi Chef

April 6th, 2014   •   no comments   

Lessons from Jiro Ono – a World Class Sushi Chef
Jiro Ono (courtesy of Magnolia Pictures)

85 year old Jiro Ono of Sukiyabashi Jiro is an exceptional sushi chef.

He is so good in his craft that his tiny 10-seater restaurant in a subway in Tokyo is accorded with three Michelin stars. And he is still working there, almost every single day of the year.
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Thoughts on The Time Keeper

January 15th, 2014   •   2 comments   

“Everything man does today to be efficient, to fill the hour? It does not satisfy. It only makes him hungry to do more. Man wants to own his existence. But no one owns time. When you are measuring life, you are not living it.”

Since time immemorial, man has always been preoccupied with optimising his use of time. He invented innumerable ways to improve efficiency, generate greater returns on time spent, and maximise mileage out of every waking minute.
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