Helen Keller: A Teller and a Seller

What are the odds of someone doing extraordinary things if that person lost their sight, hearing and speech at nineteen months of age? Helen Keller overcame enormous disadvantages to influence the world. Although her teacher and mentor, Anne Sullivan, achieved great results with her, ultimately, Keller’s success was up to Keller. How many of you feel sorry for yourselves because you can’t do something? Keller had so many reasons to wallow in self-pity. She was born in the late nineteenth century and did not have the technical advantages that physically-challenged people now have. Keller made the most out of her situation. Here are a couple of examples of how Keller succeeded: 1. As a little girl, Keller said, “Someday, I …

Energy Boosters

I needed to learn about energy boosters. Fatigue and a lack of energy have been problems for all my life. In an effort to find out why, I’ve asked doctors, read books, and finally decided that some questions just won’t be answered in my lifetime. Fortunately, I’ve also learned that even without discovering the root causes of my tiredness, there are things I can do to alleviate it. Below are some of energy boosters that have worked for me and others over the years. Try them to see which work best for you, and use more than one at a time if necessary. Ten Energy Boosters 1. Energetic music. Different types of music have different effects on us, but you …

Discover Your Path to Success – Part 4

In Part Three, I promised we would get into the resources. Before we do, however, let’s discuss a treasure that most of us have been exposed to, but don’t take nearly enough time out of our day to focus on – the power of prayer. This may offend some people, but I hope it does not; as that is not my intent. As humans, we have progressed in so many ways, but we have lost touch with our bodies, nature, and the power of prayer. There seems to be a spiritual renaissance, of sorts, going on in the “new age” movement. However, there are a large number of children growing up with no spiritual guidance at all. There are many …

Discover Little Known Secrets for Successful Living!

Being lucky in life is the result of putting yourself into action for good luck to happen to you. You’ve probably heard the statement “The harder I work the luckier I get”. Another way of putting it is “Whatever you are ready for is ready for you.” Are you satisfied with your life, the job you have, or the amount of money you’re making? Or are you not satisfied with the feeling that life is somehow passing you by? Chances are one of these reasons fits you because most people aren’t satisfied with their lives, and usually one of those reasons is the cause. Success is not a spectator sport, something that just happens before your eyes. It’s an experience, …

Why You Should Decorate Your Home for Christmas

Are you one of those individuals who cannot wait until the holiday season arrives? If so, there is also a good chance that you may be interested in decorating your home for Christmas. If you have not yet decided, as to whether or not you would like to decorate your home for Christmas, you are advised to give it some thought. After a close examination, you will likely see that there are a number of benefits to decorating your home for Christmas. The most obvious benefit of decorating your home for the Christmas season is that you will be supporting the holiday and expressing your appreciation for it. If you celebrate Christmas, whether you are religious or not, you likely …

Why You Should Decorate Your Home for a Christmas Party

Have you recently made the decision to host a Christmas party this year or even next? If so, it is likely that you have your party all planned out or, at least, you should be looking to develop a plan soon. Regardless of whether you have already started planning your Christmas party yet, have you thought about decorations? Christmas decorations are an important party of the holiday season, but they are an even bigger party of a Christmas party. That is one of the many reasons why you should want to decorate your home for Christmas. Decorations are an important part of Christmas, as well any type of party. There is just something about Christmas that makes everyone want to …

Making Your Own Christmas Decorations versus Buying Them

If you are like many other individuals, you enjoy Christmas. With Christmas comes gifts’, spending time with family, and Christmas decorations. While everyone loves to get Christmas gifts and spend time with their family, there are others who are most excited about decorating for Christmas. In a way, putting up Christmas decorations symbolizes the upcoming Christmas holiday. Perhaps, that is one of the reasons why decorating for Christmas is enjoyed by so many. When it comes to decorating for Christmas, different individuals use different methods. Perhaps, the most popular method is buying Christmas decorations from the store and then hanging them or displaying them in the home. In addition to buying store bought decorations, there are other individuals who make …

Last Minute Christmas Shopping

If you are like most people you do the majority of your Christmas shopping at the last minute. Visit any mall or shopping center in the final days before Christmas and you are likely to find parking lots that are filled to capacity and stores that are literally filled with shoppers who are still searching for the perfect Christmas gift for their friends or family members. As it gets closer and closer to Christmas the crowds tend to get more and more restless and the search for the perfect gift becomes a search for an acceptable gift. Although Christmas falls at the end of the year and people have a whole year to prepare for this joyous occasion, most people …

Getting Your Christmas Shopping Done Early

Waiting until the last minute to do your Christmas shopping can be just downright stressful. Additionally, it can make it incredibly hard to find the perfect gift for each person on your shopping list. Furthermore those who wait until the last minute to finish their Christmas shopping are often faced with the potential for a looming credit card debt for the start of the following year because they did the bulk of their Christmas shopping in December of the previous year. For all of the reasons above it makes a great deal of sense to get your Christmas shopping done early. Those who complete their Christmas shopping early gain a great deal of benefits. First of all they do not …

Decorating Your Kitchen for Christmas

When it comes to decorating for Christmas, there are many individuals who automatically think about their Christmas tree. While decorating your Christmas tree is a big part of the Christmas holiday, it is not the only thing in your home that you could or should be decorating. What many individuals do not realize is that, if you wanted, you could easily go about decorating your whole home for Christmas, including your kitchen. As previously mentioned, a number of individuals do not realize that they can effective decorate their whole home for Christmas, especially the kitchen. If you would like to showcase your Christmas spirit in a room other than the one that your Christmas tree is in, you should start …

Decorating Your Home with Elegant Christmas Decorations

Each year, millions of Americans decorate their homes for the upcoming holiday season, namely Christmas. Are you one of those individuals? If so, which type of Christmas decorations do you plan on using? While you might not necessarily think that there is a difference in Christmas decorations, there is. This difference is often the overall quality, as well as the design. If you have yet to start decorating for Christmas, you may want to think about decorating your home with elegant Christmas decorations, you will find that there are a number of benefits to doing so. Before you focus on those benefits, it may be a good idea to further examine elegant Christmas decorations, namely what they are and where …

Christmas Shopping the Day after Thanksgiving

The day after Thanksgiving is commonly referred to as “Black Friday”. This day is traditionally one of the busiest shopping days of the years and for many signifies the first day of Christmas shopping. While the term black Friday was originally used to represent the day in which retailers returned to profitability many who work in the retail industry use this term as a way to describe the crowds and chaos which accompany Christmas shopping on the day after Thanksgiving. Likewise consumers expect significant sales to go along with the large crowds which flock to stores. For many shopping on the day after Thanksgiving is a tradition which wouldn’t be missed for the world. These individuals look forward to the …

Christmas Shopping for Your Husband

You might think that Christmas shopping for your husband would be the easiest part of your Christmas shopping each year. You might mistakenly think this is going to be such an easy chore because you love your husband and know him really well but in actuality; Christmas shopping for your husband is sometimes the most difficult part of the holiday season. This can happen for a number of reasons. First of all you may feel added stress to find a perfect gift for your husband. While you may be willing to settle for gifts which are merely acceptable for other members on your Christmas list, you are likely to feel stressed to search for items which are spectacular for really …

A Short Guide to Stop Smoking

If you are a long-time smoker and wish to stop smoking, the following guidelines may be of use in quitting the habit. Smoking has long-term health hazards, as reported in news clips and reports. The habit however is a personal decision, and it all depends on how determined a person is, and what level of abstinence can be practiced in order to stop smoking. People take to smoking for various reasons. It could be the sheer charm of smoking, joining a group, beating stress, soothing and calming nerves, and so on. The reasons for quitting are commonly health related. There does not seem to be a trick in quitting a habit. It is easy to fall back and start all …

Christmas Shopping for Out of Town Relatives

Although living nearby to all of your relatives can be a wonderful experience, unfortunately this is not always the case and relatives are often separated by vast differences. Sometimes you are forced to relocate because of a job and sometimes you just move because you would like to live in and experience a new city, state or country. Likewise one or more of your relatives may opt to relocate for the same reasons. Regardless of how or why it happened many of us often find ourselves in a situation where our relatives may be spread out all over the globe. This is a sad fact of life which makes it more difficult to stay in touch and also greatly complicates …

Christmas Shopping for Kids

Christmas is a truly magical season that is enjoyed by many but no one enjoys the Christmas season more than kids. It might be the prospect of some well deserved time off from school, the allure of the lights and decorations, the beauty of the snow that often accompanies Christmas or just the anticipation of Santa and his sleigh filled with toys that is so exciting for children but it is evident that most kids are truly enchanted by Christmas. For this reason many adults truly enjoy shopping for kids and Christmas time. While Christmas shopping for kids is a great deal of fun there are some factors to consider when Christmas shopping for kids. A few of the specific …