Personal Development

Habits Of The Successful

Personal Development

2019-01-12

Creating lasting, healthy habits is the real key difference between people who are successful in life and those who are not. There are some habits that make the biggest difference.

  1. Successful people embrace change. Unsuccessful people fear change.

    Change is a constant for everyone and it is important to develop a positive attitude with it. When unexpected or unwelcome changes arise, ask yourself how you can best deal with it instead of running away. Here are a few practical ways:…


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The Importance Of Time Management

Personal Development

2018-07-09

No matter how you slice it, there are only 24 hours in a day. Time is a finite resource, and it is up to you to make the most of it. If you lose money, you might get a chance to make it back; but a wasted hour is irreplaceable. While we can’t add hours to our day, we can understand the importance of time management, and how it helps you maximize the time you have. This isn’t just a skill for businessmen to master. Everyone could benefit from managing their time more effectively.…


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FINDING TIME

Personal Development

2017-12-20

How often have we heard the line “sorry, I just don’t have the time” in reply to suggesting an activity to a friend or asking for help? Perhaps you have said this yourself to other people. While it could be genuinely true for many, the harsh reality is that it’s not usually entirely the case.

If we get this response, we usually give the person the benefit of the doubt - after all who are we to question how much time they really have? But at the back of our mind, we often wonder if we have just been given a quick and easy excuse. The only reason we do doubt it is because we have most likely given this excuse ourselves at some point. What does it really mean?…


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100 Ways To Live To One Hundred

Personal Development

2017-06-26
  1. Enjoy Yourself
  2. Stay Young At Heart
  3. Be Honest & Open
  4. Look For Rainbows
  5. Walk To Work
  6. Take The Stairs
  7. Keep Your Curiosity
  8. Don’t Smoke
  9. Listen To Your Body
  10. Watch What You Eat
  11. Watch What You Say
  12. Make Time For Your Children
  13. Don’t Rest On Your Laurels
  14. Drink Lots Of Water
  15. Have Faith In Others
  16. Walk In The Park
  17. Forgive
  18. Be An Optimist
  19. Make Love
  20. Cross Country Ski ?
  21. Discover Romance
  22. Exercise Regularly
  23. Do Tai Chi
  24. Try Yoga
  25. Plant A Garden
  26. Eat Plenty Of Fruit
  27. Golf
  28. Adopt A Pet
  29. Laugh Often
  30. Be Positive
  31. Give, Don’t Take
  32. Marry Your Sweetheart
  33. Celebrate Your Marriage
  34. Enjoy Being Single
  35. Relax
  36. Eat Your Greens
  37. Lawn Bowl?
  38. Do Nothing In Excess
  39. (do Everything In Excess)
  40. Chicken Noodle Soup
  41. Practice What You Preach
  42. Look Before You Leap
  43. Make Time For Your Friends
  44. Reduce Your Cholestrol
  45. Early To Bed, Early To Rise
  46. Don’t Mope
  47. Try New Things
  48. Skinny Dip
  49. Write A Friend
  50. Play Tennis
  51. Commune With Nature
  52. Sing In The Car
  53. Write A Poem
  54. Whistle While You Work
  55. Read A Book
  56. Take Your Medicine
  57. Challenge Yourself
  58. Count Your Blessings
  59. Indulge Yourself
  60. “carp Diem” (seize The Day)
  61. Take Setbacks In Stride
  62. Speak To Your Doctor
  63. Cuddle
  64. Use Olive Oil
  65. Eat Your Brussel Sprouts
  66. Lighten Up
  67. Chose A Career You Love
  68. Be Active In Your Community
  69. Read The Paper Every Day
  70. Sit Up Straight
  71. Keep Your Mind Active
  72. Travel
  73. Soak In The Tub
  74. Don’t Be Jealous
  75. Eat An Apple Every Day?
  76. Be Generous With Hugs
  77. Make Time For Your Partner
  78. Keep In Touch With Family
  79. Bake A Pie
  80. Eat Plenty Of Fish
  81. Get Plenty Of Fresh Air
  82. Be Yourself
  83. Swim
  84. Make Time For Your Grandchildren
  85. Control Your Temper
  86. Share
  87. Take Nothing For Granted
  88. Ask Your Doctor About New Meds
  89. Walk In The Mall In Winter
  90. Don’t Procrastinate
  91. Accept What You Cannot Change
  92. Don’t Drink & Drive
  93. Seek Solutions Not Problems
  94. Be Sociable
  95. Feed The Birds
  96. Pamper Yourself Once A Day
  97. Go Fishing-play Hockey
  98. Smile
  99. Smell The Flowers
  100. Listen To Your Doctor

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SUCCESS SECRETS I WISH I HAD KNOWN

Personal Development

2017-03-27

There are certain Rules that we need to know in the game of life in order to win.What did you trade for the last 24 hours of your life ? ? We can change who we are and how things will affect us.Everything you do counts in life.To get a better life, you need to get better.Here are some secrets:

  1. Dream Big Dreams
    People need meaningful purposes in their life to succeed.
  2. Love What You Do
    Commit to excellence in your area of choice. Focus on your unique talents and abilities.
  3. No Way To Fail
    Don’t consider failure. This is an event not a person. Learn from your failures.
  4. Self Improvement
    Always continue to learn, read books, and listen to tapes. If you read one book a week for a year in your area of expertise, you would be the leading authority in your City. One more year of this activity would make you a leading expert in your Province or Country.
  5. See Yourself As Self Employed
    Even in a job,act as a consultant-with your own company. Study the right books to be better.
  6. Successful People
    Associate with successful people. Watch what they do and do not follow the path and habits of losers.
  7. Work At Work
    Use your time working and not hanging around the coffee room. Develop a driven to succeed attitude.
  8. Flexibility
    Be teachable and flexible, open to new ideas, suggestions and personalities.
  9. Don’ t Ask To Be Rich
    Determine what service you can provide to become a millionaire. We become what we think about most of the time, so think about what you want in life.
  10. Small Steps
    Slowly build success and don’t expect it overnight without sacrifice. Seek small victories to celebrate, not one big event.
  11. Creativity
    People have more creative abilities than they realize. Solve problems by yourself with sources of information and your own abilities.
  12. Sense Of Direction
    Write down your plan for your life. You could have 100 separate dreams about money, travel, assets , love.
  13. Develop A Workaholic Mentality
    Work all the hours of the day you have for your business rather than wasting time with others just visting.
  14. Develop Resilience
    Bounce back quickly from things that do not work out. Things are not perfect in the world but you can learn to recover fast from your failures.
  15. Unshakable Optimist
    See yourself as important and unique. There are no failures with a positive mental attitude. Tell yourself today is a wonderful day!
  16. Develop A Sense Of Urgency
    Have a “Do It Now” mentality and arrive at any task ready for action.
  17. Concentrate On One Thing
    Focus on one thing at a time. Get your answer needed and move on to a second thing when completed.
  18. Find A Mentor
    Seek out people who are successful and who will care how you do. Learn from their experiences and take them to lunch as often as you can.
  19. Be Honest
    This requires being honest with yourself as well as others. Ethics, values and the laws of the Universe come out in the end. Determine your real life values regarding your job, family, relationships with friends, etc.
  20. Be Decisive And Serious
    Be decisive and serious about things in regard to your job,your life, your partner, how you live your life, your purpose and direction. Example-get serious about your plans for retirement, or better health.
  21. Self Discipline
    Self discipline is the foundation of your future. Force yourself to do things even when you do not like it. Work out 3 times a week when it is easier to simply go for lunch.
  22. Help Your Community
    Devote a percentage of your time , energy and money to community causes and be gracious in all that you contribute.
  23. Law Of Reciprosity
    If you do good things for others, it will come back to you in many ways. Like attracts like, money attracts money, good character attracts good character. Speak well of others and they will speak well of you.
  24. Become A Good Public Speaker
    If you learn to become an accomplished public speaker, it can be a big factor in your success. You will be viewed more favourably by friends and colleagues when you have a skill very few possess.
  25. Persistence
    This is a key to all the other Rules.Keep at something and don’t quit ever. Make yourself many promises and work to honour them. Pick good role models and remember your children have no choice in picking you as their model. Be a good one!

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Personal Development - Happiness

Personal Development

2017-02-18

In a previous Newsletter, we wrote of the real goal of everyone-to be happy. What are some lessons to learn about how to accomplish this? Too often we think this arrives with obtaining financial riches or a certain stat, but a closer study reveals that is not so. Happy people leave clues and secrets that perhaps they don’t even realize they possess. Here are some examples for you to watch for and adopt.…


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GETTING OLDER- THE GOOD PART

Personal Development

2016-12-26

Getting older is tough. If you play sports like hockey and need to crawl to the bathtub in the morning before you bend over and break something, you know what I mean. Or, when you can’t remember the first name of your good friends wife, you have known for 20 years?

If you are experiencing the feeling you are not as energetic and vibrant as you used to be and as your health deteriorates and you even lose your precious hair, it is not always a bad thing.…


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