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Category Archives: Motivational

Creating Your Action Plan

Thom King - President of Steviva Brands

five easy steps to plan your work and work your plan They say “the fish rots from the head down ” so, when I run into a situation where I have one of my team members not live up to their best, I take it very hard. I take it as a personal failure. When […]

Stumbling Blocks as Stepping Stones

Thom King - President of Steviva Brands

reframing negative situations into positive ones There are two ways to look at the world: the benevolent way or the malevolent way. People with a malevolent or negative worldview take a victim stance, seeing life as a continuous succession of problems and a process of unfairness and oppression. They don’t expect a lot and they […]

Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda

Thom King - President of Steviva Brands

vanquishing lost dreams and regret Louise E. Boone, emeritus professor of business at the University of South Alabama was quoted to say “The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have and should have”. Motivational speaker and life coach Anthony Robbins says “If you live by Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda you are […]

The Power of Protein

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

three sources to stabilize blood sugar A healthy diet is made up of carbohydrates, fat and protein. Unfortunately in American society we have gone into an extreme overload of the first two, creating high blood sugar levels and a rise in insulin resistance and diabetes. Sadly, the most affected age group is children. Often people […]

Playing To Win The Most

never play to lose the least Life is an all-in game. You cannot dip your toe into the pool of life and expect amazing results. You have to jump in all the way. So says one of the people I love the most in this world. When I go through the list of things that […]

Out With The Old and In With The New

using the new year as a springboard for renewal 2012 was certainly a very intense year. It was filled with division and strife for some of the world. For others maybe 2012 was a good year but regardless of the quality of your year, we now bid a farewell to 2012 and have welcomed in […]

Out with the Resolutions and in with a Promise

the one promise you must keep It seems that every New Year’s Eve I go through the routine of outlining my goals for the next year followed by a thorough and scrutinous review of the previous year’s goals and what I did and did not achieve. So much has happened in my world as well […]

Sleepless in this Season

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

three reasons why you can’t snooze Insomnia refers to a prolonged time in which a person cannot get a sufficient amount of sleep. There are different types of insomnia; sleep onset which is the inability to fall asleep, or sleep maintenance which is the inability to stay asleep. Sleep is an imperative part of good […]

How Lives Are Changed

taking the first steps in a long journey My neighbor is a non-functioning alcoholic. In as much as any alcoholic is non-functioning he is at the end of the trail or shall I say cliff. His wife left him back in July. I was the one who gave them a ride to the airport, him, […]

A Pleasing Personality

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

three traits of optimal aging Of the many factors that make up our health and weather it is good or bad, our personality and outlook on life aren’t often discussed. Discussed in “The Okinawa Program” personality is associated with longevity, which has been studied and shown that there are key characteristics that are linked to […]

Beautiful Moments Going Unnoticed

five sensible tips on taking our time to take it all in Life in the modern age can seem to be all consuming. I know I find it that way sometimes. I can become so involved in the minutia of media, phone calls, texts and emails that the basic natural outside world seems to just […]

Your Mind Matters Most

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

four must do’s for a good mood Your brain is like the computer controller of the rest of your body, it sends signals, gets feedback, circulates hormones, regulates your nervous system, and much more. Some make an analogy that the brain is like the hardware and the mind like software. Without debate, they work synergistically […]

You Only Have Thirty Days To Live

doing what we really want to do The other day I was working at my desk and had a nice big stretch. Arms in the air, back arched I scratched under my arm. That’s weird… that feels like a lump. I felt under my other arm and guess what. No lump. I felt under the […]

A Body In Motion Stays In Motion… Now Get Moving

tips getting and keeping a quick energy boost Walking, cycling, stair climbing – any activity that makes your heart pump hard qualifies as cardiovascular or aerobic exercise. It’s one of the cornerstones of a good fitness program and it’s the best way to burn calories, strengthen bones, and build up healthy heart and lungs. Below, […]

Love Life

how’s your life love? It has been said by several wise men and sages particularly of which is Wayne Dyer, that a human life is simply the sum of all of our experiences and choices. Good, bad, happy or sad our lives are filled with rich vibrant experiences that make us… well, us. How you […]

Chart a New Course For Your Life

ten easy steps to change the direction of your life and find your higher calling In a past life I was an executive at a Fortune 100 company. While the pay was excellent and the stock options and benefits were outstanding, there was still something missing. I was completely thankful for the opportunity and to […]

The Case For Exercise

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

three reasons for it to not be all or nothing Many people all know that diet and exercise are the pillars of good health. However, that doesn’t help us any when trying to fit it into busy lives, or knowing how much or what we should be doing. One hour can seem intimidating or unrealistic […]

Letting Go of the Past and Embrace Your Bright Future

honest self-analysis to gain clarity In order to embrace the new, we must release the old. A trapeze artist can not swing from one bar to another without letting go. An important part of moving forward in is to review the past year, release it and to learn from it. To go where we wish […]

Generosity and Blessings

giving your hope and approval I was listening to Jack Kornfield’s lecture on Generosity this morning. It is really beautiful and a great way to spend the morning. Hear it at http://diydharma.org/audio/by/artist/jack_kornfield What struck me is his intimation that giving ones blessing to another is an act of generosity. All religions from Judaism to Islam, […]

Looking Out For Number One

a community of support and healing Often I find myself taken aback by the little serendipitous occurrences that happen to me – it seems in succession. This was a week filled with coincidences. It started with a long planned trip to Maui with my daughter that came crashing to an abrupt end when she became […]

What’s In Your Litter Box?

letting go of the past to embrace the present An acquaintance of mine once told me that if you have one foot in the present and one in the past you are dumping on your present. When you break it all down you find that the past no longer exists that is because well… it’s […]

Addictions

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

3 tip on getting addictive behavior under control Last week many mourned the lost of a superstar, this is seemingly a common tragedy. Addiction seems to be somewhat of a plague in America. Both men and women have struggles with various addictions, from food or sugar to sex or money, or drugs and alcohol. Many […]

It’s Time To Face The Music

the healing and motivational qualities of music I have traveled abroad quite a bit and what I found is the common thread between all persons on this earth is music. Sheet music is the same here as it is in China, Russia Africa everywhere. Music is our common language. Music moves our souls. It can […]

Silencing the Committee

10 tips on terminating negative internal dialog Let’s face it, we all battle the little voices in our head that second guess what we are doing or offer criticism for what we have done. I encountered a little bit of it myself yesterday. I decided to explore from where that little critical voice originated. English […]

Living In Gratitude

being thankful to all that is for all that is Our lives can be such a treasure trove of rich and beautiful experiences if we just allow it into our lives. For some of us this process might not be completely clear considering circumstances that may surround us. This is where faith comes in; the […]

Listening to Your Inner Guide

5 Ways to tap into and trust your intuition Listening to your intuition is one of the most powerful assets you can carry in your saving account of personal development tools. But, it is one of the most difficult to tap into. Most of us do not trust our intuition fully. Not because our intuition […]

Battle Scars

healing the wounds from our past We all have them. From the actual scars that our warriors have both mental and physical to the traumas each one of has experienced on our journeys through this life. Most of us carry these with us until the end and a few of us find a way to […]

Out with the Resolutions and in with a Promise

the one promise you must keep It seems that every New Year’s Eve I go through the routine of outlining my goals for the next year followed by a thorough and scrutinous review of the previous year’s goals and what I did and did not achieve. So much has happened in my world as well […]

Festivities + Fun = Health + Happiness

Dr_Alisha_Moadab

three important ingredients in the formula of a quality life It is the time of year when we are gathering with friends and family for different festivities intended to be full of fun, however they sometimes lead us to stress simultaneously. Stress is different for each person, but for everyone it can wreak havoc on […]

Breezing Through The Holidays with a Positive Mental Attitude

ho ho how a positive mental attitude can affect your health and holiday Nothing else contributes as much to one’s sense of well being and health as a positive mental attitude especially during the holidays. A Positive Mental Attitude (PMA) can make a crucial difference to our lives. The difference between brooding over our problems […]

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