Fear, Love, and Frogs

There are really only two emotions in the universe, fear and love. You’re either loving or you’re fearing, regardless of what you do. Fear leads to a very unsatisfactory experience in life, and love leads to joy, happiness and fulfillment. And, the doorway to this love is gratitude. Isn’t it interesting that the simplest formula [...]

How A Decision Can Save Your Life

Mr. Galen Litchfield, the manager of Asia , was in Shanghai when Japanese troops invaded. This was in 1942, after the invasion of Pearl Harbor.A Japanese Admiral was sent to liquidate the company’s assets. Litchfield was ordered to assist in this liquidation. He didn’t have any choice. He could either cooperate or face the grim [...]

The Biggest Self Help Secret

This article is going to talk about something that no other Self Help or Self Improvement Gurus want you to know! There are a million articles you can read, you can invest tons of dollars in “Self-Help” programs, Life Coaching, Alternative Therapies, the list goes on and on forever. What you really need to know, [...]

Rat Racers: Back Away from the Starting Line

“The rat race is just going to have to survive with one less rat.” When Diane Keaton uttered that line in the movie “Baby Boom,” thousands of us secretly wished we could chuck it all and move out to the country with her. No hassles, no stress, no traffic. Commuting time isn’t really the rat [...]

Self Hypnosis as a Problem Solving Tool

Hypnosis is an art and a science which can be used by anyone as a tool to resolve problems. It is not a black magic and there is nothing mysterious about it. Hypnosis works on our mind. The mind is divided into two broad categories – conscious mind and subconscious mind. We use conscious mind [...]

Facts About Accepting Change

In order to be successful in life, we have to accept the fact that everything around us changes, all the time. Once you have reached the point where you can accept, it is time to adapt to the world around you. You only have control over your own mind, and for some of us, that’s [...]

How to Read a Persons Character in 3 Simple Steps

Are you interested in astrology and horoscopes? Many people would like to have their futures foretold so they can prepare beforehand. Yet, there is no absolute certainty in visiting a seer. All you can do is give it a try and hope for the best. However, you may be able to read someone’s character by [...]

Feeling out of touch? Find your inner 10-year-old?

What did you want to be when you were 10 years old? Chances are you had a better handle on your own skills and talents than any guidance counselor you’ve met since then. That’s because when you’re 10, the world hasn’t started messing with you yet. You know exactly who you are because it never [...]

Nine Characterisitics of An Enthusiastic Person

Enthusiasm is passion. Enthusiasm is living your dream. Enthusiasm is a divine energy you will feel as a reward for pursuing your dreams and staying on your own path. Someone who is earnestly looking for his mission, discovers it and lives it, will organize his entire life around this divine assignment. This person will offer [...]

Learning The Basics Of Hypnosis

You’ve seen the stage acts where a hypnotist selects someone out of the audience and when he claps his hands, the unwilling participant struts around the stage clucking like a chicken. You’ve also seen movies where the hypnotist waves the pocket watch in front of the subject as he utters, “you’re getting sleepy … very [...]

As I Lay Me Down To Sleep

What do you do before you go to sleep all night? I don’t mean brush your teeth and change into your nice blue pyjamas with the little white sheep on. I mean what do you do in your head? Do you think about anything specific? The next day? The day you’ve just got through? Or [...]

Gain Confidence and Boost Self Esteem in 5 Simple Steps

We all want to become more confident and feel good about ourselves so we can live our very best life. Here are some ways to gain confidence and raise self-esteem: 1. Do something that requires a decision and a follow-through. Have you been putting off writing that letter to aunt Martha? Is there a friend [...]

Looking for a common denominator? Maybe it’s you

“The common denominator in all your failed relationships is YOU!” My sister and I found this truism on a “demotivational” poster on Despair.com, a site that offers a hilariously funny “bleak perspective” on the ever-cheery corporate posters, calendars and mugs. Call me a cynic, but I’ve always been skeptical of those rah-rah motivational messages. A [...]

One person’s trash talk is another’s pleasure

“If you can’t say anything nice about somebody, come sit by me.” When Olympia Dukakis uttered that line in “Steel Magnolias,” she spoke for everyone who’s ever indulged in the illicit thrill of dishing. Who doesn’t listen to gossip? For some reason it’s delightfully wicked to hear trash talk about somebody else. And the more [...]

Volunteer Whiners: Pick up Your Name Badge Here

The note read, “We need parent helpers for field day.” Code words for: “Your kid will be the only one with no mommy there if you don’ show up.” Ahhh, guilt — the best recruiting trick in the volunteer handbook. And we women are the first to succumb. All it takes is an empty sign-up [...]

Dreaming the Field: The Importance of Dreams

Seven months before my husband was diagnosed with terminal cancer, I was plagued by a series of unsettling dreams; some pointed unequivocally to his subsequent death; others spoke as oracles did with forked tongues. However, there was one dream in particular that convinced me not only of life beyond life as we know it, but [...]

Ba ba brokeback – Social change in sheep’s clothing

Is gay the new black? In the 1970s and ’80s, shows like “Good Times” and “The Jeffersons” brought black families into suburban living rooms. Now, prime time hits like “Will & Grace” and “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” are serving middle America a healthy heapin’ of homosexuality. And thanks to the gay cowboy movie [...]

The Change Fairy has a Magical Gift for You

Don’t you wish you could get other people to change? What I wouldn’t give for a magic wand I could wave over someone to help him or her improve. Whether it’s work, worship or world affairs, as caring people we desperately want others to see the light. Who hasn’t secretly wished their spouse, mother-in-law or [...]

Words : The Magic Power Within

How many words do you say aloud every single day? Ten thousand? A hundred thousand? More? And how many words do you say to yourself when you are talking to yourself – your conscious mind chatters on almost continuously asking questions, chattering idly, commenting on everything that is happening, worrying, and so on. What most [...]

Swaggart And Sororities: Too Tempting To Resist

What do Jimmy Swaggart, a beer-guzzling frat boy, and Hootie Johnson have in common? They’ll let you into their club – but don’t invite any of “those people” to come along. Just as Chip from Delta Tau Delta keeps the math geeks at bay, Hootie, the Augusta National Golf Club chair, keeps golfers safe from [...]

Appreciating the true wisdom of ‘American Idol’

I confess, I’m addicted to “American Idol.” Besides giving me the opportunity to stand on my coffee table and belt out Tina Turner songs into my hairbrush, it’s a fascinating study in human behavior. It’s really a microcosm of life. OK, sure, during the first season I was secretly hoping my family would recognize my [...]

Oh, What a Difference She Made

The Post is excited to bring you the debut of “Forget Perfect™,” a weekly column by nationally recognized speaker and author Lisa Earle McLeod. McLeod, a Snellville resident, has been a regular columnist for Lifetime magazine and featured in Glamour, Real Simple and The New York Times. Her columns will appear in Saturday’s Lifestyle section. [...]