Archives for February 2010

7 Habits of Highly Effective People Summary and Review

This book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, is written by Stephen R. Covey. With his pioneering work in Principle-Centered Leadership, he is widely acknowledged as one of the world's leading authorities on empowerment. Thousands of organizations worldwide-including more than 150 of the Fortune 500-have adopted his innovative techniques on quality, leadership, innovation, trust, teamwork, customer-focused service and organizational alignment. His audio book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is a Nightingale Conant best-seller. Stephen has recently published The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness. It was in early 2008 when a big change happened that turned my world up-side-down.  That moment gave me a whole new perspective of what and how I see life.  It started a new journey of conscious living instead of living life merely to fate. But before this change entered my life, I was one of those who were living unconsciously of what my life, and life in general, means.  … [Read more...]

Happy Valentines Day

This is the February 2009 of our blog carnival. Thank you so much for those who submitted their relevant entries. Happy valintines day everyone. Balance Life Archvillain presents Tasty, Delicious Murder posted at A Dark and Sinister Force for Good, saying, "At some point, the things we do to increase our lifespan make our lives not worth living. Balance is the key." One Family presents A Peek Into Our Roadmap to Financial Independence posted at One Family's Blog. Dan Stelter presents The Anxiety Support Network - A Balanced Lifestyle is the Best Lifestyle of All posted at Anxiety Support Network Anxiety Recovery Blog, saying, "This articles shows you the benefits of living a balanced lifestyle. Give it a read to learn specific steps you can take to begin balancing your life out!" Miche presents Is Passion Necessary for a Meaningful Life? posted at Serenity Hacker, saying, "Do we need ONE, single, driving passion to experience meaning, happiness and fulfillment? Maybe that singular … [Read more...]

20 Things to Remind Yourself Daily

In a world full of chaos, anxiety and stress, it is rather easy to be negative and burdened with our life.  We may constantly sense like we are carrying the weight of the world in our shoulders.With our desire to succeed and get ahead in life, we fill our schedules with too many engagements which cause us to rush from one activity to another.  It seems like setting a time to rest and rejuvenate are the most forbidden activities.  But despite of our own choice in creating a busy and stressful lifestyle, ironically, we constantly complain on how stressful and tiresome our life is.  We blame other people on our hardship instead of taking responsibility of our own inability in making the right choices and actions.To help you better cope with the chaos, anxiety and stress of the modern world we live in, the key is to take a moment to think back and remind yourself of these simple yet very important wisdom, "20 Things to Remind Yourself Daily".This daily reminders may not … [Read more...]

How to Start All Over Again?

Life is a journey of ups and downs, like a cycle which takes a turn to give us both ends.  There will be happiness or sadness, success or failures, love or heartaches, good or bad. Oftentimes, you’ll be encountering situations where things are going smoothly your way and then suddenly, in a blink of an eye, things will crash down on your face that which can turn your world up-side-down.  In those moment you will feel distraught and you find life is hard to live on. However, after the pain and darkness, there comes the joy and light.  And once the sun is up again, you will start to ask yourself, “How to start all over again?” Starting over is not hard, if you know these Four Key Principles in Starting Over:1. Acceptance Accept that life is not perfect and it will never be perfect.  When you accept life imperfections, most likely, you will expect it to be hard. The fastest way to achieve happiness in life is through acceptance.  Instead of mourning and complaining on how … [Read more...]

Stress at Work – Problems After Employment

Newspaper world-wide have been buzzing about the bad economy and employment problems that most countries are facing.  The financial crisis that hit the most powerful country in the world, United States of America, is blamed by the increased in the unemployment rate and long list of past-due debts.  But unnoticed by these media men is the increasing rate of employment illness mostly known as fatigue or stress. Stress at work is doubling overtime. There's an increasing rate of people who are spending more and more time at work, and less and less time to their personal life. Thanks to the information technology, things are faster and easier to do now.  But instead of easier life for many, aren’t we feeling more stressed as the technology becomes more efficient?In Live life to fullest, we aim to promote awareness on this unnoticed increasing sickness called stress. The illustrations above are the data we gathered that we aim to alarm not only … [Read more...]