Monday, July 02, 2007

Welcome to the July 3, 2007 edition of living a real life.

Thank you to all contributors. There have been so many submissions for this carnival that I have decided to split them into two separate entries. I have posted half here and will post the other half in a fortnight. I would appreciate a link back from authors.

The submissions are very varied, which is excellent.

FitBuff presents I Can?t Sleep! - 4 Common Causes of Insomnia posted at's Total Mind and Body Fitness Blog, saying, "Sleep is absolutely essential to living a happy and prosperous life, but too many people take it for granted.

Almost everyone, including myself, has had or is having trouble sleeping. Remember what it felt like to wake up feeling completely refreshed and eager to start the day? This article will help you identify the four most common causes of your insomnia AND what you can do to start sleeping more peacefully TONIGHT!

Brandon Peele presents Origin of Endeavor posted at GT.

Brandon Peele presents Psychology vs. Philosophy posted at GT.

Phil B. presents The Secret to Happiness « Phil for Humanity posted at Phil for Humanity, saying, "Enthusiasm and good health are the two most important factors in finding happiness."

SpiKe presents What Influences Our Priorities In Life? » Advice on organized and productive living through lifehacks and GTD » Organize IT posted at Organize IT.

Karen Halls presents Weight Loss Without Cravings And No Diet posted at Addiction Recovery Blog, saying, "This article discusses something most people have never heard of - Emotional Freedom Techniques. When applied to weight loss you can see amazing results."

Ruby presents How to Quit Your Job If You Keep Saying: “I Hate My Job, But Quitting Isn’t an Option Because…” posted at Advice and Rants.

personal growth

TherapyDoc presents Women in Pink posted at Everyone Needs Therapy, saying, "Just thinking about these incredible women inspires me."

Tracee Sioux presents Fear Not posted at So Sioux Me, saying, "If you let it fear will control you, but I'm not letting it anymore. I now control my fear."

FitBuff presents 5 Simple and Effective Steps to Relax Your Body and Calm Your Nerves posted at's Total Mind and Body Fitness Blog, saying, "Great article on a quick and easy meditation technique. This is for those who don't want to get all "zen" and spend hours searching for inner peace. Just a simple step by step to reset yourself and clear your mind in only a few minutes."

Uni presents Law of Attraction-Keeping Your Mind Steady posted at You Deserve More, saying, "A great article about the Law of Attraction and focusing on the positive!"

RT presents 4 Ways to get SUCKERS to read your weight loss diet book posted at Real Women's Fitness, saying, "While this article is about how to avoid dodgy fitness books it is also about not being a sucker in your life and about learning to read in between the lines and see when you are being ripped off. The name of your carnival and the name of my blog go well together!"

Sheppard Salter presents Father's Day posted at

JHSiess presents Rooted in Reality . . . and Blessings posted at Colloquium, saying, "JHS, Esq. explains how, as a baby boomer, she achieved a life milestone and found that being rooted in the realities that accompanied it were, overall, not so bad."

Ruth Mitchell presents In the "Blink" of an Eye posted at Buy Outside the Box, saying, "This is a great read for people wanting to improve their lives."

Chris614 presents Remember Your First Day Of School posted at The Philosophy of

Anmol Mehta presents Stop the Madness of Self-Discipline posted at Mastery of Meditation, Enlightenment & Kundalini Yoga, saying, "Article explores the value of self discipline and how to live a fulfilled life. It includes a story to illuminate its main points."

Debra Moorhead presents The Power of Excellence posted at Debra

John Hill presents How to Start a Conversation posted at Attracting

Judy Braley presents Top 10 Ways to to Create a Limitless Life posted at, saying, "Life is like a gift in a box, and you have to decide whether to throw it away, leave it sitting unwrapped in the box, or gleefully tear open the box to find the delightful possibilities inside. It’s up to you. Nobody else gets your gift. Nobody else can open it for you. Are you ready to embrace your gift with gratitude and be open to the unlimited possibilities that await you?"

spiritual growth

Raymond David Salas presents The Power of Surrender posted at - Power Tools for Mind, Body, and Soul.

Sheppard Salter presents Reminiscing On Hiking posted at

taking a risk

Wenchypoo presents Rattling the Political Chain of Command posted at Wisdom From Wenchypoo's Mental Wastebasket, saying, "While not specifically a "healing" subject, politics can be used to heal some wrongs and create new solutions."

Karen Lynch presents The Leap of Faith posted at LivethePower.

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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Chris614 said...

Hi Anne,

The carnival looks great. Thanks very much for including my article.

I've posted a link on my article page back here to your carnival.



Nicole said...

What a great range of articles. Congrats on your carnival.

pinkapple said...

Gosh Anne
I'm so impressed that you're Carnivalling!!!
Well done!

Judy Braley said...

Hi Anne,
Thanks for including me in the carnival - I love the articles!

I'll have a link back to you by the end of the week.


Anmol said...

Thanks for hosting this great carnival and for including my article. Cheers, Anmol :-)

Janie Hickok Siess, Esq. said...

Hi Anne: I migrated my blog to WordPress and my perma-links changed. Could you please update the link to my article. The new link is:

THANKS for a great carnival!