Archive for February 2010

Why Olympic athletes really inspire us

Every two years, our family drops everything to watch as much of the Olympics as we can.  It’s been an inspiring two weeks.  (The kids want to take up snowboard cross and figure skating TODAY!) But WHY are we viewers so inspired?  It’s an important question with […]

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Puzzling new discovery questions human timeline

Most of what we know about the world through science is theory. Extremely well-documented and well-reasoned theory, but our current best theory nonetheless. That gives you room to live your life as an experiment. It’s important to come to your own spiritual understanding of the world and […]

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Inspirational Quote: Friedrich Nietzsche

I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer.  For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his “divine service.” —Friedrich Nietzsche TIP:  What is the […]

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Optimism is a tremendous advantage in life

Recently someone mentioned that an attribute — yes a supporting FEATURE — of the successful, world-changing visionary was… drum roll please… optimism.  Glass-half-full-itis.  Seeing every cloud’s silver lining.  Finding life’s gems.  Making life’s lemons into lemonade and its manure into fertilizer.  Are you an incurable optimist?  It’s funny, glass-half-empty […]

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Who truly loves you on Valentine’s Day?

Another Valentine’s Day, another day of chocolates, roses, and love, love, love! Whether you already have all the attention, respect, and unconditional love you want, or you think there’s nobody on the planet that has what you’re looking for, I assure you: there is ONE person in the world who will always be […]

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Inspirational Quote: Sheri Keys

“The only way to fail at anything is to quit.” —Sheri McConnell, the Institute’s coach/mentor for 2010 Sheri has been empowering women for over 10 years. She is a powerful wounded healer and a highly realized business teacher/coach, especially if you are forming a group or association. […]

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