Saturday, October 27, 2007

Welcome to the October 30, 2007 edition of living a real life.

This edition has had so many submissions that I cannot include them all so I apologise to those who submitted articles that are not included. I would also like to repeat that only one article will be accepted per person.

I want to thank everyone for taking the time to make a submission and I would appreciate a link back from you!

The articles in this edition are:

Arin Vahanian presents How to Build True, Lasting Confidence posted at Super State.

Travis presents Motivation Living Lazy...getting through life one step at a time posted at Living Lazy...getting through life one step at a time.

Marc and Angel presents 30 “If Statements” in Life Worth Learning posted at Marc and Angel, saying, "Here are 30 “if statements” worth learning if you have the intentions of leading a more productive life."

falling over

Michael presents That Time I Got Arrested: Series 1, Worst. Robbery. Ever. posted at project hitchhiker, saying, "You have to fall down to get back up again. For me, it was getting arrested."

Kate Baggott presents The Baby Weight, Unhealthy Obsessions and The Changes that May Last Forever posted at Babylune, saying, "There's fitness obsession and letting yourself go, but what, oh what, does somewhere in between look like?"

personal growth

Warren Wong presents A Lesson In Standing Up For What You Believe In posted at Personal Development for INTJs, saying, "An inspiring story about a father teaching a son how to stand up for what he believes in."

Gamy presents Your Mind Receives Subliminal Messages Without Your Permission! posted at Mind Think Success.

GP presents Horse Sense posted at Innside Innkeeping - Montana Country Style, saying, "Life lessons learned from our horses !"

Stanimir Sotirov presents Anger management posted at All About Your Body And Spirit, saying, "Learn how to control your anger and use is as a motivational force"

Mike Lazear presents Why Saving for Retirement is a Bad Idea posted at The Great Office Escape, saying, "There is no promise of tomorrow. Live your life today! Putting it all off until the end results in a yearning for "what could have been!""

Bob Crawford presents Create Your Day the BOB Way! Part One: Your Morning posted at Growing Your SELF Blog - Bob Crawford Online, saying, "Learn to create your day! Give yourself the edge when it comes to manifesting your dreams. It's your day - you get to choose what kind of day it will be. Choose well!"

R.Pettinger presents 10 Effective Ways To Clear Out Your Clutter posted at Sri Chinmoy Inspiration,, saying, "How to clear out your clutter and enjoy the benefits of simplicity"

Ian Welsh presents Morality posted at The Agonist.

The Career Counselor presents The Healthiest Habits for Office and Seasonal Snacking posted at ask the CareerCounselor.

Cornelis presents Are you happy with the identity you’ve chosen? posted at Meme Weaver, saying, "An article about the importance of the identity we've chosen for ourselves."

Robinson Go presents Start Everyday With A Smile posted at The Robinson Go Blog, saying, "Make the most out of your personal growth with this very short, effective and awesome tip!"

Sandy Murphey presents Are You A Cultural Creative? posted at Evolving Times.

Wenchypoo presents An Investment in Life and the Family Orchard posted at Wisdom From Wenchypoo's Mental Wastebasket.

Doris Chua presents Is Bald Beautiful? posted at Doris Chua: Organics & Your Health.

Madeleine Begun Kane presents Time Travel posted at Mad Kane's Humor Blog.

pnreddy presents 65 Wonderful Tips For Improving Self Confidence In You posted at Self Help Zone.

Rahul Bhambhani presents Leave the Past Behind » posted at Personal Development Advice, Tools to Improve the Quality of your Life, saying, "By realizing that we have the power to change our results in life simply by making different choices today than we did yesterday, we become conscious creators of our reality. We develop the power to create the life of our dreams, and ultimately liberate ourselves from the confines of our past."

Juan Millon (1mil) presents Are You Destined For a Life of Mediocrity? posted at, saying, "Despite all the knowledge and wisdom of the googled world most people will not achieve middle-class success."

edithyeung presents God Creates No Garbage posted at Edith Yeung.Com: Dream. Think. Act..

iamstr8fire presents Never Settle For Less - Wheels of Life Keep Turning posted at Do It Light Do It Right Do It Wrong Do It Long, saying, "Eye opening article outlining how to manage things that happen yesterday, today, and tomorrow!"

spiritual growth

Alex Blackwell presents I Believe posted at The Next 45 Years, saying, "I do believe."

Gary van Warmerdam presents How the Mind Affects Your Happiness posted at Happiness, saying, "As humans we live in two worlds. There is the external physical world of work, family and friends that we travel in. Then there is the world of our mind and imagination. It is a virtual reality that can appear and feel just as real. When it comes to your emotions the virtual world of your mind can be more real. If you are seeking to create greater fulfillment and happiness in your life most sources will point to making changes in your external world. However it is changes in the virtual reality of your mind that will make a lasting impact on your happiness and fulfillment."

Todd Goldfarb presents Why Your Smallest Actions Define You posted at We The Change, saying, "hi there-- here's a great article on perspective and how our smallest actions define us!"

Raymond David Salas presents How to Really Change Your Life in 30 Days posted at Power Tools Blog.

Matthew Spears presents Joy at All Times posted at Loving Awareness, saying, "We tend to think of joy as somehow mutually exclusive to other experiences. If we're feeling sad, then of course it's impossible to have joy. Likewise if we're having a fight or our business is having a downturn. This article points out how they're not exclusive, and helps the invitation of joy into your life."

taking a risk

Anmol Mehta presents Inspiring Osho Quote on How to Live Courageously posted at Mastery of Meditation, Enlightenment & Kundalini Yoga, saying, "Mystic Master Osho inspires us to live dangerously and courageously."

Charles H. Green presents Mummers, Trust, and the Threat of Violence posted at Trust Matters, saying, "Trust exists at that interesting boundary line, where you must take a step forward not being entirely sure that there will be solid ground to support your step."

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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Gamy Rachel said...


Thank you for including my post at your blog. Appreciate that.


Anne said...

Hi Gamy,

You wrote an interesting article. Thanks for submitting it to the carnival.

Surfer Sam said...

Hey Tall Poppy,
Super carnival. Mad Kane is certifiably funny. The best bloggers of all choose this carnival. They’re on the mark,and good company, too.
Surfer Sam

Anne said...

Thanks Surfer Sam. I love this carnival too (and Mad Kane is hilarious!) Drop by again.

Anonymous said...


Thanks for including my article.

Great carnival.


Project Hitchhiker said...


Love your carnival, and thanks for including my post.

Can I request that you shorten my name to just "Michael" (no last name) at the request of my current employer?

Sorry for the trouble (I couldn't find your direct contact info).


Anne said...

Hi Michael. All done. Thanks for participating.