3 Leadership Tips for the Conscious Business Executive

Recently, I was speaking at a conference attended by two hundred and fifty inspiring, heart-centered and results-oriented women business executives.  These executives lead their companies in many sectors: service, manufacturing, technology, marketing, legal, and more.  These women range in age from their thirties to their sixties, of all races, from solo entrepreneurs to corporate executives.  They recounted powerful stories of business successes and challenges, profits and loss experiences, partnerships holding strong, partnerships that collapsed, new innovations and more. I was uplifted by these conscious business owners who know that success in business equates to doing good in the world, treating your employees with dignity and care, providing vital solutions, products and services that support their customers while protecting the earth.  …

4 Steps to Unleashing the Power of Your Personal Mission Statement

You may have come across many different types of statements in your life. But there is no statement more important than your personal mission statement. It is the statement that defines who you are; it is your “personal brand”. If you have not heard of it before, it is in short, 1-5 sentences that describe your values and aspirations. Writing a personal mission statement is a habit adopted by many successful people and if you want to be successful, you should do it as well. It guides your daily decisions, as well as provides you with a vision for the future. In this article, I want to show you how to use this hack which once employed, will change your …

Confucius Quotes, Sayings and Words of Wisdom

On this page you will find some of Confucius quotes and Confucius sayings. Confucius (551 B.C. – 479 B.C.) was a Chinese thinker and social philosopher, whose teachings and philosophy have deeply influenced Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Vietnamese thought and life. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. The sayings of Confucius are nowadays quite popular, and you can find his words quoted in many places. One of Confucius famous quotes is, “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” Another two well-known Confucius sayings are: “When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” “It is easy to …

50 Quotes About Setting Goals To Get Motivated And Inspired

Success is an enchanting word. It’s the magical stardust we all want to be touched by. It’s a goal on its own for many too, a motivator, a reason to wake up every day with the drive to take on the world and “have it all.” Luckily, there is barely a shortage of advice on how you can thrive and prosper. In fact, a simple question to Google on “how to be successful” yields the impressive 815 million results. Why is success so popular of a notion? Because it feels good to be at the top, to see your hard work pay off, to be smiled upon by the good-fate fairy. It’s a high like no other. But every so …

Why Women Should Visit the OB

A woman’s body requires attentive and experienced care as every stage of female life brings in new changes. Your pregnancy is over or you are yet to decide to have a baby, your menstrual routine can be normal or your dysmenorrhea days may be over but that doesn’t mean you should ignore a visit to the doctor. OB/GYN doctors, short for obstetrics (pregnancy and delivery) and gynaecology (female reproductive health), can assist in a wide variety of areas. Health care changes rapidly with evidence based practice, and you need to stay aware.  Here are some reasons that show why women should visit the OB/GYN every year: General health and preventive review OB/GYN can be the primary healthcare provider for women. …

How To Flourish Financially with Forgiveness Practice

Many people are looking for ways to improve their finances. It’s a hot topic and there are a lot of great concepts out there. I’d like to share a soul-oriented perspective on your financial condition and how to improve it. My spiritual teacher, Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha, teaches that the soul is the boss in life and that everything happens at the soul level first. Soul is information. You could imagine it as a blueprint for everyone and everything. The information can be both positive and negative. The information in the soul is received by the heart, processed by the mind and manifested through the body – the energy and matter. When we encounter challenges, there may be …

The Go-To Guide for Creative Problem Solving

Creative problem solving is a skill that is necessary for business leaders. Being able to devise creative solutions to difficult business problems will establish your credibility as an effective leader. Have you ever dealt with a business problem that just doesn’t seem to have an answer? Sometimes, especially when we’re in crisis mode, a problem presents itself that doesn’t seem to have a solution. Or maybe you have come up with some possible answers, but you just think that you can come up with something better. In order to become proficient at creative problem solving, it’s important to change your perspective. What can you do to shift your viewpoint, expand your thinking and come up with a creative solution? 1. Approach Every Situation Like It …

120 Short Quotes about Life and Love

Short quotes are gems of compressed wisdom and insight, and are easy to remember. Quotes teach, motivate and inspire, and most people love reading them. Quotes tell a story in a short sentence. If you focus on the words, you will often find deeper meaning, truths and new understanding. This is why reading them, not just inspires, but deepens one’s understanding of people and of life. Quotes are an effective tool to improve ourselves, see new opportunities, and change our habits. Quotes, and especially short quotes, can be repeated often, just like affirmations, to imprint them on our mind, so we can act and behave accordingly. They can also be used as a topic for meditation. Short quotes convey wisdom …

What Job Should You Have? 10 Questions to Help You Figure It Out

Success is an enchanting word. It’s the magical stardust we all want to be touched by. It’s a goal on its own for many too, a motivator, a reason to wake up every day with the drive to take on the world and “have it all.” Luckily, there is barely a shortage of advice on how you can thrive and prosper. In fact, a simple question to Google on “how to be successful” yields the impressive 815 million results. Why is success so popular of a notion? Because it feels good to be at the top, to see your hard work pay off, to be smiled upon by the good-fate fairy. It’s a high like no other. But every so …

Surprisingly Practical Gifts for Elderly People

It can be difficult, frustrating, and time-consuming to find the ideal gift for any person, but it gets even harder to choose gifts for older adults who already seem to have everything. Of course, the first thought that comes to mind is that they must have received a lot of gifts in their long lives, making it a daunting challenge to impress them.  Actually, some elderly people openly state that they are not interested in gifts. While we sincerely accept that they mean it, we’re sure there is always a meaningful gift for every elderly person–something that will be relevant and innovative. If you need help, then you’re in luck today–because we have assembled five of the most practical items …

4 Life-changing Ways to Overcome Depression

Depression can affect anyone, at any given time or age. It is generally a disorder that causes one to experience excessive sadness, loss of interest in once enjoyable activities, and a lack of motivation. Commonly, sorrow or despair results from a loss, significant life change, stress, disappointments, and so on. Although these feelings may seem ‘normal,’ you cannot just snap out of them. For starters, it’s imperative to face depression head-on and seek help rather than neglecting the feelings altogether. Moreover, you should incorporate the following tips to help you overcome the situation: Don’t blow-off or downplay your diagnosis Are you losing interest in activities that you once enjoyed? Have you been struggling with feelings of hopelessness or helplessness? Is …

7 Ways You Can Increase Your Concentration Right Away

In today’s world, an overabundance of information and a large number of distractions is making it increasingly difficult to concentrate on performing the necessary tasks. In this article, I propose 7 simple methods that will train your ability to concentrate, while not taking you from your usual activities. 1. Plan and visualize several mission-critical tasks every day Make it a part of your morning routine. From the entire array of tasks, select 1-3 of the most important, during which you need to give all your best. It’s necessary to train your focus on the most critical and essential tasks. The desire to do a large number of functions simultaneously lowers the concentration and quality of the work done. And to …

70 Encouraging Words and Encouragement Quotes

We all need some encouraging words sometimes, to give us confidence, strength and motivation. We need to hear words of encouragement when we lack courage, self-esteem and decisiveness, and we need comforting words when we face challenges or difficulties. Everyone feels better after hearing or reading some uplifting quotes. They make them feel more comfortable and energetic. These words alleviate fears and doubts and enhance confidence. It is good to have a steady flow of encouragement. The quotes and words you find here are suitable for this purpose. Any time you feel you need some empowerment, lifting up or boosting your confidence read a few of these words and quotes Here are some quotes and encouraging words to make you …

15 Core Strength Workout Exercises for Beginners

When many people think of a core strength workout, it immediately brings to mind cheesy ab routines that have run on TV infomercials for years. I don’t blame you if you’re one of those people! I, too, used to think the term core strength merely encompassed the abdominal muscles. However, after several years of training (mostly in the sport of powerlifting) and much research, the picture has become clearer. What is Core Strength? A strong core is supported by more than just muscles, despite what many may think. In fact, the strength of one’s core is closely related to the quality and depth of one’s breathing. Much of our society is simply not breathing properly: not taking deep belly breaths …

Advantages of Using Elliptical Machines

Staying fit and healthy should be an important goal for every individual. With the help of various fitness equipment and machines, you job of staying healthy and fit can be easy and straight forward. If you are someone who does not have much time to go to the nearest gym every day or few times every week, having some useful exercise machines like treadmills and elliptical machines at home can be a good idea. If you are looking to shop for an exercise machine that will give you plenty of benefits, a quality elliptical machine might be a great choice.  If you are yet new about elliptical machine, here are the advantages you will get using an elliptical machine.  Elliptical …

Why It’s Important for Career Fulfillment

More often than not, people are more stressed out about work than they’re passionate about it. As that saying goes: “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life”. But is it really so simple? Finding a job you love may not be as easy as people tend to believe.  However, it’s still possible to learn to love the job that you have and become passionate about it. Unfortunately, that’s also a great challenge, especially since modern work environments tend to get overwhelming. Technology was designed to help people do more in less time but in a seamless way. But for some reason, technology is only helping us do a lot more …