Welcome to the May 4, 2008 edition of living a real life.
As usual there were many excellent submissions for this carnival and, sadly, we cannot include them all. Here are this months selection of articles that we hope will bring some insight into living a real life.
Steve Oliphant presents Just what ARE you learning from your mistakes? posted at Steve Oliphant's Musings.
Life. Money. Development. presents The 7 Attributes of Leadership posted at Life. Money. Development., saying, "An excellent presentation of the attributes every leader should have."
Ellen Landauer presents Natural Alternative Health CoachingHealth Freedom Coaching: addiction recovery posted at Health Freedom Coaching, saying, "While this article offers solid nutrition information that can help if you or someone you love is recovering from drug or alcohol dependence, there is a wealth of knowledge here for health-oriented people. In my research on substance abuse, I found a lot of parallels between alcohol and drug addiction and sugar addiction. If you simply want to eat less sugar, this article will help."
Laksh presents Dance in the rain… posted at Musings, saying, "About stopping to smell the grass. About living in the present"
Mina Togonon presents Everything is just a representation posted at 24 Hour Paradigm, saying, "Have you ever felt the strong desire to be different but other people keep on coining you someone else? It's like you're caged to someone's personality eternally. Is it painful to be coined as someone that's far from what you really are? Read on as I discuss why wearing mask may or may not help us."
Michael Bass presents Debt and Depression posted at Debt Prison, saying, "I’ve learned to focus on what I do have. I have so much to be thankful for. Don’t we all?"
Chris Edgar presents Would You "Survive" A Career Change? posted at Purpose Power Coaching, saying, "Even when we know we want to make a career change, the thought of giving up what we do right now can feel life-threatening. We can become so identified with our careers that leaving them almost feels like removing a part of our bodies. In this article, I discuss some meditative techniques for overcoming that fear and becoming able to pursue your true calling."
Frederic Premji presents 7 Questions To Finding Your True Passion posted at BlogMotivation.com, saying, "Insightful article about how to figure out what you are passionate about"
Steven Burrell presents Why do I Feel Bad? The Reason Why You Have Negative Emotions. posted at Self Mastery Group.
theLifeLessTraveled presents Woman Joins The Peace Corps And Becomes World Traveler posted at The Life Less Traveled, saying, "Over 20 years ago Mona Sturges joined the Peace Corps. That was the first step toward a international career which allowed her to travel and see the world from a different perspective than most people get to experience. Would she do it again? Yes, in a heart beat."
Gerry Cueto presents A Skeptic's Approach to Personal Development Gerry Cueto posted at Finding a Meaningful Career, saying, "a personal story of my introduction to personal growth with a skeptical lens.. offers a unique perspective to personal development"
David B. Bohl presents How to Live with Gusto posted at Slow Down Fast Today!, saying, "There is an ancient Hebrew teaching that upon our death, not only will we be called upon to account for our sins, but also for every permissible pleasure we refused. Mind you, this isn’t permission to act irresponsibly or immoderately."
Linda W. presents How To Talk About Money With Your Partner posted at The Eclectic Female.
Jessica Jones presents My Struggle With Living Purposefully posted at Practical Nourishment.
Frederic Premji presents 9 Effective Ways To Get Out Of A Rut posted at BlogMotivation.com, saying, "Great article about simple methods to get back on track :)"
Where to now?
Aaron M. Potts presents Personal Development as a result of Ignoring the Rules posted at Today is that Day.
:: Suzanne :: presents :: Adventures in Daily Living ::: Stoplight Poetry posted at :: adventures in daily living ::.
Scott.Goolsby presents Stepping Toward Compassion posted at Unapologetic Genius, saying, "Developing compassion."
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