Wednesday, September 03, 2008



Welcome to the September 5, 2008 edition of living a real life.

The focus of this carnival is "The Power Within" so only posts relevant to that topic have been included. Thank you to the many people who took the time to submit their articles. Your posts are thought provoking.

AndrewB presents Desire Without Attachment To Outcome posted at Personal Hack, saying, "Desire without attachment to outcome might sound like a paradox at first. How can you desire or want something and yet not care about whether you get it or not? While desire without attachment is an old personal development concept, I myself haven’t came across any great explanations of it, and therefore it took me a while to understand it."

Wally Bock presents Can you have it all? posted at Momentor.

David B Bohl presents 5 Steps To Move From Concern to Content posted at Slow Down Fast Today!, saying, "Here are some strategies I’ve discovered over my years of coaching that can help you experience more contentment in all areas of your life."

AndrewB presents From Lame To Fame - 5 Steps posted at Personal Hack, saying, "Most of us are born with average resources yet a very few of us manage to become great. In this post I give you 5 steps to go from lame to fame ;) Please give it a quick read and leave a comment, thanks."

Applying the Law of Attraction presents 3 Steps to Know What You REALLY Want posted at Applying the Law of Attraction Membership Library, saying, "One of the very first steps in working with the Law of Attraction is getting clear about what you want. It sounds simple enough, doesn’t it? Yet, millions of..."

Erin Pavlina presents Are You Afraid to Be Rich? posted at Erin Pavlina's Blog, saying, "I thought that rich people were all greedy, and that most of them had probably sold their soul to the devil in order to attain their wealth. I had some pretty negative and limiting beliefs about wealth."

Ari Koinuma presents Path over Destination: A Little Known Secret to Satisfying Life posted at Ari Koinuma, saying, "We all know that we ought to “do what we love to do.” Yet, a common misunderstanding prevents us from actually implementing. This essay takes away the fluff and uncovers the essence, the real truth about what it is that gives us life."

Daylle Deanna Schwartz presents Are You Into F & M? posted at Lessons from a Recovering DoorMat, saying, "It’s important to have a Balance between having fun and making money. That’s why I recommend getting into F & M."

Mike Solara presents One change per day posted at Mike Solara.

Liz Rosenbaum presents Self Acceptance Is Like A Muscle posted at Liz Rosenbaum Fitness, saying, "Exercise and resistance training is important for our physical bodies, but finding love and self acceptance for ourselves is just as important."

Richard Johnson presents Face Your Frightening Questions posted at Reaching A Better Place, saying, "Hi there, this article is about the benefits and growth potential in facing your frightening questions."

Dr Martin W. Russell presents Working Through A Problem posted at Dr Martin W. Russell.

Chris Edgar presents Embracing Your Power To Walk Away posted at Purpose Power Coaching, saying, "Sometimes, the best way to feel more in control of your life is to remember your ability to walk away from situations you don't want to be in. When we forget we have this ability, we start feeling trapped and resentful about our lives, as if we’re forced to be where we are against our will. Keeping in mind that you are where you are by your own choice, and that you can always make a change, gifts you with a sense of power and freedom."

Nadege presents Are you playing to win or are you playing not to lose? posted at Clearly Envision.

CG Walters presents A Spiritual Teacher IS..... posted at Into the Mist, saying, "It is not the teacher before you that manifests what you perceive as an awakening, but the awakening within you that manifests what you perceive as a teacher."

Jimmy Atkinson presents 100 Awesome Self Improvement Blogs: Improve Your Physical and Mental Health, Achieve Your Goals posted at Online Nursing Degree Guide.

Toni presents You always have a choice posted at Happy Nest, saying, "This is a story about one of my life-defining moments. Making choices, no matter how simple or grand the situation is, empowers you. Passiveness won't solve anything, but finding your voice and asserting it will."

Ella Moss presents SERENDIPITY « Zodiac Times posted at Zodiac Times, saying, "remarkable real life story"

HighGrace presents How to NOT think your way out of a mid-life crisis — Face to the Sun posted at Face to the Sun, saying, "We have more power than we realize when facing major life transitions. This article describes some of the ways we can empower ourselves to act wisely"

Mike Solara presents Improved Listening = Improved Self posted at Mike Solara.

Fiona Slattery presents A New Mom ?s Guide To Coping with Sleep Deprivation posted at Healthy Pregnancy.


ElleAtDefiningSomeday presents Learning How to Say "No" defining someday posted at Defining Someday, saying, "Saying "No" is the best way to avoid over-commitment. You can do it, just say "no"!"

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