Month: November 2014

Deal with Distractions

28 Nov, 2014

We all know that distractions are everywhere. With the way things are today, it feels really good to wake up in the morning, go to your email or maybe go to Facebook. We discount the future gains, meaning we want the immediate reward when given the choice between now or later. So, it probably feels […]

The Book Editing Process — Part 2

27 Nov, 2014

If you aren’t up for the idea of editing the book yourself (which I don’t recommend) then you can always choose the services of a professional book editor. A book editor is also supposed to check on the technical aspects of the book before sending it for printing. For non-fiction books, it is the role […]

Power of Yoga

25 Nov, 2014

So, how do we stay centered and in tune with ourselves while the world is moving so fast around us? It’s not easy, but I think I found a way. It’s as simple as just slowing down to breathe!! Yoga is a practice of breathing and moving your body to create a peaceful, yet energized […]

Experts on procastination

22 Nov, 2014

I read an article about two of the world’s leading experts in procrastination. One was from the DePaul University and the other one from Carlton University, and I read a really interesting article talking about there’s so many ways to avoid success in life. The most sure fire way to totally avoid success is to […]

The Book Editing Process — Part 1

18 Nov, 2014

Book editing is one of the most important steps of book writing. It is a process that requires much concentration and focus because it involves the thorough analysis of the entire manuscript or the rough draft and turning it into a polished product by applying corrections wherever it is needed. It is very important to […]

Challenges as a ”means to an end”

18 Nov, 2014

Even though we may prefer sunshine over rain, at some point we realize that it is the “down days” that can bring us to new places of understanding and wisdom. We can use these times to consciously practice “flipping over” our anger to understanding and forgiveness, and our sadness to joy and gratitude. This simple […]

basic steps of self-publishing — part 2

11 Nov, 2014

Printer – Use a printer to print the book. If you plan to use colors or images on the inside then it will cost more. You can also choose a four colour cover design for instance or a black and white one. For binding you can choose from these options: perfect bound, saddle stitch, ringed […]

Three Steps to Take Complete Charge of Your Thoughts

11 Nov, 2014

ingrained in your mind; you don’t even know they’re wrong. For example: I’m not worthy of love. I don’t deserve to be successful. I’ll never have enough money. I could never do what he/she does. My life is never going to change. We tell ourselves so many false and limiting beliefs; we actually start to […]

Too much in your plate?

8 Nov, 2014

Procrastination is one of those things that sometimes we’re conscious of it, sometimes we’re not. But what happens when we procrastinate and how it holds us back from what we really, really want in life, is why it’s so important to learn how to overcome it. I tend to procrastinate or I have procrastinated quite […]

basic steps of self-publishing — part 1

4 Nov, 2014

Get the ISBN International Standard Book Number and bar code – This step is mandatory if you ever want to sell your book. Even if you sell it at a garage sale, you still need this book number and bar code. Once you’ve obtained it, you should place it at the back of your book. […]

make your goals public

1 Nov, 2014

make your goals public. Telling others what you want to do with your project, with your life, with your business, with your passion, this will hold you accountable. Accountability is so critical. Whether you ask a friend at work, whether you ask somebody in your family, whether you hire a coach like me, or anyone […]

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