Saturday, June 02, 2007


Welcome to the 1st edition of Living a Real Life.

There are a lot of insightful submissions listed here and all are well worth reading. Thank you to everyone who submitted their articles. I would appreciate a link back to this carnival from all writers. This is a valuable collection. The categories for submissions are 'Taking a Risk', "Personal Growth', 'Spiritual Growth' and 'Falling Over'.

Taking a risk.

Stephanie West Allen presents Having trouble reaching your goals? Then aspire in the fire! posted at idealawg. She tells us that if we really want to achieve something it should be burning within us.

The Junky's Wife presents Oh Charlotte. posted at The Junky's Wife.

zenofeller presents The Real Deal. posted at zenofeller.com.

Spiritual Growth

DreamingLife.org presents Be Happy by H.E. Situ Rinpoche posted at Dreaming Life.

Anmol Mehta presents Today I Finally Passed the Test and Have Officially Become a Man posted at Mastery of Meditation, Enlightenment & Kundalini Yoga. "How I finally passed my big test and hints to help you pass yours." I always love a touch of humour.

For Brandon Peele presents The Albigen Papers Book Review posted at Generative Transformation.

Falling Over

Debra Moorhead presents How Fear Serves You posted at Debra Moorhead.com. A great article that moves us from being subservient to our fears and towards managing it.

Personal Growth

Raymond David Salas presents The Secrets of My Success posted at ZenChill.com - Power Tools for Mind, Body, and Soul. As always, this man produces a gem. He has a talent for seeing things from a different viewpoint and taking us with him.

Monica presents 5 good reasons to quit the gym (plus 8 more reasons to stick with it) posted at .:: spacekadet ::.."How many of us pay to feel guilty about not going going to the gym? Here's a few good reasons to stop the cycle, free the gym, and be fitter and happy because of it."
I think she has been reading my mind........

Ellesse presents Inspirational Stories IV : Hellen Adams Keller, A Great Heroine posted at Goal Setting College. This article is a great read.

Karen Halls presents Recognizing a Pain Pill Addiction-- Addiction Recovery Blog posted at Addiction Recovery Blog.

David Richeson presents How to Overcome Negative Emotions posted at 360 Degree Success. Learn how to overcome negative emotions and maintain a positive mindset in this article.

Laura Young presents Managing Stress: It’s not JUST how you look at it. posted at Dragon Slayer's Guide to Life. Is managing stress really just a matter of having the right attitude? How do you cultivate that?

Nathanael presents Egocentrism and the myth of happiness posted at Despair and Coffee.

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of living a real life using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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5 comments:

thejunkyswife said...

Wow...you found some good stuff here, and some great advice. Thanks for starting this collection!

Michelle said...

Way to go Anne - you are on a roll!

Karen Wallace said...

Congratulations Anne, this is a great carnival! Looks like some good Sunday afternoon reading here!

Nicole said...

What a great carnival. Congrats.

Simone ( Exercising for comments) said...

Very inspiring.

Thanks