Friday, August 01, 2008

Living a Real Life

Welcome to the August 1, 2008 edition of living a real life.

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Sheila Danzig presents Top Ten College Degree Programs: Education posted at The Degree Blog.

Wanda Grindstaff presents Retirement or Lifestyle - It is Your Choice! posted at Creating Abundant Lifestyles.

Shaheen Lakhan presents Breaking News - Exercise is Good for You! posted at Brain Blogger, saying, "Recently Princess Anne stated that the Olympic Games being held in London is "a great opportunity to promote physical activity and to create a culture of activity among young people." But, really, will the Olympics have that great enough of an effect to get people out and exercising? What could have that kind of effect?"

Hannah presents AC-CENT-TCHU-ATE posted at The Purloined Letter.

Madeleine Begun Kane presents My Confession posted at Mad Kane's Humor Blog.

Jerome Ryan presents Why Giving Yourself Space Is So Important posted at Dating Tips, Fitness Tips, Daily Blog of the

Decision Care presents 5 Essential Habits to Avoid Financial Disasters posted at DecisionCare, saying, "An important article about using simple tips to prepare for financial crises. Thanks for reading!"


Dawn Abraham Life Coach presents Where there is fear there is opportunity posted at Qualified Life Coach.Com, saying, "Do you want to know the most freeing and exhilarating discovery I have ever made? Realizing where there is fear there is opportunity. This blog shares how you too can have a dramatic life altering.."

Chris Edgar presents It's Never Too Early For A "Midlife Crisis" posted at Purpose Power Coaching, saying, "The “midlife crisis” is a subject of mixed feelings in our culture. Some applaud people who have the courage to reevaluate their direction in life, while others see it as “too late” to change one’s course midlife. Personally, I don’t think it’s ever too late to start considering what we’re here to do in life. What I wonder is why we call these times in our lives “crises” at all. As I suggest in this article, it’s best to keep your calling—your overall mission in life—in mind at all times, no matter how young or old you happen to be."

TherapyDoc presents The Denial of Aging posted at Everyone Needs Therapy.

axel presents Learning To Trust posted at axel g.

Phil B. presents 6 Free Gym Alternatives posted at Phil for Humanity, saying, "With the downturn in the economy, everyone is looking to save money. An easy way to save a few hundred dollars per year is by stop paying membership fees to fitness centers."

Anand presents Cognitive Distortions posted at Anand Dhillon . com, saying, "This article details several common distortions in our thinking patterns that lead to stress, anxiety and limitations. THe article also explains how to correct these cognitive distortions to live a happier, more productive life."

Toni Graybill presents One Simple Change posted at Maximize Health and Wealth, saying, "Overcome the lifestyle issues that will destroy the power within"

Ralph Jean-Paul presents Develop Mental Toughness posted at Potential 2 Success, saying, ""MVPs, CEOs, extraordinary leaders, and successful people of all kinds have it and so should you. Develop, strengthen and master your ability to perform under pressure, bounce back from failure, and excel in life""

CG Walters presents Walking on Water: Unlearning our limitations posted at Into the Mist, saying, "Sometimes the correction for a situation is not to do something more, but primarily to stop what we have being doing; rather than learning something new, relinquish limiting information that you have acquired along the way."

David B. Bohl presents A Question for Slow Down FAST Readers: Was college the ?time of your life?? posted at Slow Down Fast Today!, saying, "What do you think? When is/was the time of your life?"

pass to be presents The Benefits of Honey posted at PASSION TO BE.

Ralph Jean-Paul presents Hunter,Scavenger or Prey:Which Life Are You Living posted at Potential 2 Success, saying, "“Are you actively pursuing your goals or passively waiting around for them to come to you? Learn to how passionately achieve your goals with the skills of an efficient hunter.”"


Michael presents Project Hitchhiker » Travelogue Entry » Moving? Ten Steps You Can Take To Create A New Social Circle In Less Than 2 Weeks posted at project hitchhiker.

Dean Moyer presents Aquatic Therapy for Back Pain posted at The Back Pain Blog, saying, "Aquatic Therapy for Back Pain explains some of the advantages and disadvantages of water-based physical therapy and how it can help people suffering with pain to get their life back."

Jerome Ryan presents 10 Online Dating Safety Tips You Should Never Forget posted at Dating Tips, Fitness Tips, Daily Blog of the

Dr. Joe Capista presents Key Behaviors for Success posted at The Success Triangle, saying, "Learn to talk to yourself. No, it does not mean that you have gone crazy. Instead by talking to yourself, you are giving commands to your subconscious mind to carry out orders efficiently and effectively"

Shamelle presents 10 Vital Actions To Inspire Others And Gain Respect posted at Enhance Life, saying, "There is a reason why people cheer at football matches, cry at funerals and laugh at jokes; we are all affected by each other. Your actions make a difference in my life and my actions make a difference in your life. As a result, certain vital actions CAN inspire and motivate others."
Toni presents When was the last time you did something new with your spouse? posted at Wifely Steps, saying, "Settling down doesn't have to mean settling into a routine. Keep the love burning and the happiness flowing with newness injected in your relationship every now and then!"

Dr. Joe Capista presents Success Means Different Things to Different People posted at The Success Triangle, saying, "Many people get frustrated because they feel they are not achieving success. There are many reasons for this, but one of the most common reasons is that people measure success by what others have. Instead, measuring success is about looking at your own skills and opportunities. It is about what success means to you in your own mind rather than someone else’s. Discover a different definition of success."

Lane Wright presents Vegetarians Live Longer posted at Vegan Bits.

Astrid Lee presents Healing Box posted at World Healing, saying, "Create what you want in your life by letting go of fears and worries. Simply put them in your own personal 'surrender box'. Learn how to make and use this powerful yet free healing tool here in the article."

David B. Bohl presents Sometimes Slowing Down Takes Work posted at Slow Down Fast Today!, saying, "For those who have come to understand that the rat race is not all it has been cracked up to be, and have finally made the decision to slow down and get some enjoyment out of life, there also comes with it the realization that certain planning needs to take place in order to be able to realize your goals of greater happiness and fulfillment."

Ralph Jean-Paul presents How to Run a Blog Successfully without Having a Computer posted at Potential 2 Success, saying, "I don’t own a laptop, iPhone or any other wireless device with internet access. But because of some new productivity practices, I can run my entire blog without having a PC currently in my home."

the inner self

Shamelle presents 31 Ideas To Escape The Monotonous Daily Routine posted at Enhance Life, saying, "Is your daily routine starting to get a bit well, predictable? It’s not necessarily that what you do is boring. Routines have their purpose. Many people like them, as it gives some comfort and security. However, sometimes it gets too comfortable and leads to a lack of action. Here are a few simple things you can do, without altering your routine too much."

Gary Evans presents Abundance Is Natural posted at Good To Feel Good.

Ari Koinuma presents Low Self-Esteem Is the Root of All Problems posted at Ari Koinuma, saying, "In this extended essay on self-esteem, you will get a comprehensive picture of what it is, how it gets compromised, and how you can restore it. Low self-esteem is the underlying cause for all problems in your life — understanding this will pave the way to true and complete healing and unlocking your true potential as a human being."

Liz Rosenbaum presents Just Say THANK YOU posted at Liz Rosenbaum Fitness.

Scott.Goolsby presents Consumerism and (un)Happiness posted at Unapologetic Genius, saying, "Being a more conscious consumer."

fightingfatigue presents » Guest Blogger Post: Letting Fear Drive posted at Fighting Fatigue.

Dereck presents A guide for increasing your creativity posted at I Will Not Die.

Frederic Premji presents Discovering Your Life’s Purpose posted at

Matt M presents Morning Lesson From My Dogs posted at The Pet Haven, saying, "Never thought I could learn so much from my dogs."

Alex G presents Reason I wake up at 6am posted at Authentic Self Discovery. Becoming Who You Want To Be., saying, "My eyes are open, barely. I look over at the alarm clock. Its 5:58am. I know how much I hate the alarm clock buzzing; I jump out of bed to turn it off before it hits six. My old self wants me to go back to bed. “Come on” it says, “another 30 minutes. Another hour.” I know if I give in it will be noon and another day wasted."

George L Smyth presents One Minute How-To - How To Fall Asleep Faster posted at George L Smyth, saying, "Mark Stibich explains the procedure you can take that will allow you to fall asleep within fifteen minutes."

Alvaro Fernandez presents Top 10 Brain Training Future Trends posted at SharpBrains: Your Window into the Brain Fitness Revolution, saying, "In an emerging, dynamic, high growth market, like brain training, it is difficult to make precise projections. But, we can observe a number of trends tht bloggers should watch closely in the coming years, as brain fitness and training becomes mainstream, new tools appear, and an ecosystem grows around it."

gamy presents Train Your Brain To Work For You, Not Against You posted at Mind Think Success, saying, "I didn’t know why and what was the missing link when I was going through those bolts of depression. I thought I was the most positive person around, because I love reading and listening to positive stuffs. Nothing wrong with those positive stuffs, but what I didn’t know was…there is a missing link in my brain !"

Donald Latumahina presents What is Happiness? Definition of Happiness posted at Life Optimizer.

Health Blogger presents Healing My Chronic Shoulder and Neck Pain Through Diet and Exercise posted at Health and Fitness Blog.

Kristen McCarthy presents Opening the Sacrum posted at, saying, "Open to the power of the sacrum through hatha yoga."

Jerome Ryan presents How to Start an Exercise Program posted at Dating Tips, Fitness Tips, Daily Blog of the

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