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35 Days ’til 40: If You Say I Can’t, I WILL!!!



One of the largest motivators in my life this far has been an individual telling me “there is no way you can do that!”  “You just can’t!”  This is usually the catalyst that propels me into overdrive in order to make sure that the achievement occurs.  I should state that I always find this as a wonderfully exhilarating challenge and I look forward to proving “I can”. Read the rest of this entry »


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51 Days ’til 40: One Foot Forward


Put one foot forward, one step at a time, and despite all the challenges continue to climb! ~ Ashraf Siddiqui

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. ~ Lao-tzu Read the rest of this entry »


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55 Days ’til 40: Resolutions


It is that time of year.  Many people will pause during the next few days and come up with a list of resolutions for the coming year.  Some people have genuine goals they want to see fulfilled in the coming year.  Some individuals use this as a bargaining time with God or their higher power…….. ‘I will be “good” this year, if you only give me my health (or wealth, or a new job, or a significant other).  Read the rest of this entry »


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310 Days ’til 40: Soothing Stress

Everybody’s going through a lot of stress these days, no matter how well off you are and how many advantages you have, it’s a stressful time in everybody’s lives. ~ Chris Frantz

Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started. ~ David Allen Read the rest of this entry »


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311 Days ’til 40: Silencing Self-Criticism

Yet how proud we are, In daring to look down upon ourselves! ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others. ~ William Hazlitt

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312 Days ’til 40: Personal Progress – Assessing Achievement

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. ~ Benjamin Franklin Read the rest of this entry »


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334 Days ’til 40: Perseverance

Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement and impossibilities:  It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak. – Thomas Carlyle

Life is not easy for any of us.  But what of that?  We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.  We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. – Marie Curie

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. – John Quincy Adams Read the rest of this entry »


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345 Days ’til 40: Do You NEED a Plan?

Do you sometimes feel as though you are muddling through life without a real plan or direction?  Do you take each day as it comes, allowing each day to control you, rather than you embracing all that the day has to give to you?  Are you running your life or is your life running you?

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