Welcome to the September 8, 2007 edition of living a real life. This is another super edition, with articles on a huge variety of topics. There are some real gems in here so I hope you enjoy it. If you have an article that you think would suit the carnival then please submit it to us for the next edition. As always, links back to the carnival would be appreciated. If you enjoy what you read please stumble or digg us too!
Arin Vahanian presents A Quick Primer on How to Eliminate Fears and Bad Feelings posted at Super State.
Karen Halls presents How Do I Avoid Drinking Too Much Alcohol? posted at Addiction Recovery Blog, saying, "If you are trying to prevent yourself from drinking too much alcohol at social gatherings, here are a few ways that you can keep your alcohol intake under control."
Bill Urell presents 7 Great Tips To Help You In Early Drug Addiction Recovery +podcast posted at Addiction Recovery Basics.
Wenchypoo presents How’s Your Health Been Lately? posted at Wisdom From Wenchypoo's Mental Wastebasket.
Kevin Surbaugh presents About My Medical Problems posted at Becoming & Staying Debt Free.
FitBuff presents Brain Gym Exercises: Get Fit, Get Smart posted at FitBuff.com's Total Mind and Body Fitness Blog, saying, "A new study confirms that working out isn't just good for your health, heart, and muscles; it can actually "pump up" your brain too!"
Millionaire Mommy Next Door presents Help Me David Wann Kenobi; You’re My Only Hope! posted at Millionaire Mommy Next Door, saying, "“My name is Paige and I am an Afflueholic. It began with watching the Brady Bunch. They always had the grooviest stuff….” If David Wann (co-author of Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic) were here in this room with me right now, I would have a few questions to ask him. Well, first I would have to clear my pile of stuff off of the nearest chair so he could sit down."
Nick Irons presents Top 10 Reasons to exercise posted at Get Results! Fitness Blog, saying, "Everywhere you turn, people are telling you to exercise. You doctor tells you to exercise, George Bush tells you to exercise, now even McDonalds is telling you to exercise. Why should you do it? What should you exercise? Here are the top 10 reasons to exercise."
Dominic Tay presents Is Success A ?Must?? posted at Personal Development For Winners - Dominic Tay Dot Com, saying, "There are probably hundreds and thousands of books out there that could help you achieve success in life. But are you committed to succeed? Most importantly, is success a ‘must’ for you? Or is it just a mere ‘want’ or ‘hope’? Here's a three-part series to teach you how you can achieve success by making it a 'must' for you to achieve your goals."
Warren Wong presents Do You Have An Abundant Mindset? posted at Personal Development for INTJs, saying, "Do you have an abundant mindset? Here's four questions that will allow you to see just how much you like your fellow human beings."
Chris Flynn-Jones presents The Meaning of Life Part 4 posted at Chris Flynn-Jones, saying, "This is part 4 of a meaning of life article I have written. Part 4 is all about how to go about achieving the best life possible, so I think that falls within your personal development category. I think a balance between the many interesting things in life is what makes life more interesting."
Warren Wong presents How To Overcome Fear And The Obstacles It Creates posted at Personal Development for INTJs, saying, "Are there things you are afraid of? Here's how to overcome your fears, permanently, and overcome all the obstacles that fear creates."
JHSEsq presents It's Not a Diet: It's a Lifestyle Change (Part 1) posted at Here's looking at . . . me!, saying, "JHSEsq explains why permanent weight loss and self-improvement can only be accomplished via permanent lifestyle changes -- not dieting or any other short-term cure."
Charles H. Green presents I Can't Make You Love Me--If You Don't posted at Trust Matters, saying, "The secret to achieving happiness and success lies in understanding what you can and can't change."
David B. Bohl presents Do You Have a Strategic Lifestyle Plan? : Slow Down Fast Today! posted at Slow Down Fast Today!.
edithyeung presents Disempowering Phrases Successful People Never Say posted at Edith Yeung.Com: Dream. Think. Act..
isabella mori presents plurking posted at change therapy, saying, "plurking is playing and working, all in one. "is the enthusiastic, energetic application of oneself to the task at hand as a child excitedly plays; it is the intense arduous, meticulous work of an artist on their life-long masterpiece; it is joyful work.""
Terri Holley presents Outsmarting the Status Quo: Strategy #4- Getting Comfortable with Failure posted at The Health and Life Mixing Bowl, saying, "Enjoy!"
Millionaire Mommy Next Door presents The Powerful (and Addictive) Nature of Giving posted at Millionaire Mommy Next Door, saying, "I've come up with an idea that has me covered in goosebumps every time I think about it. And that's a feeling I want to pass on."
Anmol Mehta presents Top 5 Changes Meditation Demands From You posted at Mastery of Meditation, Enlightenment & Kundalini Yoga, saying, "Meditation bestows great rewards, but, in exchange demands you Live Up to a Higher Standard. This article explores these changes you have to make in order to be True to your practice."
Raymond David Salas presents How to Really Simplify Your Life posted at ZenChill.com Power Tools Blog.
Tupelo Kenyon presents Integrity Through Self-Reliance posted at Tupelo Kenyon, saying, "When you live your life as if the whisperings from your soul really matter, you are living life in your own way, on your own terms, based on your own realizations on what is right . . . what is good . . . and what is true for you. You are tuned into your own station. The signal you are receiving and the message you are broadcasting with the story of your life are both on the same frequency. You are joyfully and gratefully choosing your favorites from the buffet of life. (Enjoy soothing instrumental music as you read plus songs with lyrics related to each article – all free.)"
taking a risk
Charles H. Green presents It's a Dog Eat Dog World, Isn't It? posted at Trust Matters, saying, "People often live up—or down—to others' expectations of them. And if we can learn that about ourselves, then we have gained the keys to our freedom."
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