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The Book Editing Process — Part 2

27 Nov, 2014 Book Writing

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 Personal Development

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 Productivity

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 Writing

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 Personal Development

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 Book Writing

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 Personal Development

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 Productivity

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 Book Writing

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 Productivity

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 […]

How to Write a Book on a Budget

28 Oct, 2014 Book Writing

In order to stick to the budget, it’s important that you do all the pre-editing work yourself to keep editing costs down. Check your ‘book’ for any grammatical errors and clean it up as much as possible before hiring an editor. Ask friends and family members to proof it for you too. This will save […]

The Power of Thoughts

28 Oct, 2014 Personal Development

Thoughts have power. They drive our decisions, our goals, our dreams, and ultimately our lives. Are you living the life you’ve always dreamed of living? If not, then what were you thinking? What were you telling yourself all these years to get where you are today? Did you believe you were worthy of success, or did […]

Dream of writing a book?

21 Oct, 2014 Book Writing

Do you have a flair for writing and dream of becoming a good author? However you havea problem: financial constraints! Well gone are the days when writing and publishing a book were an expensive affair and not many could afford it. With the advent of computers, anyone can write a book and that too while […]

Release the Junk!

21 Oct, 2014 Personal Development

How many people do you know who can still recall some of the terrible things that happened to them years, even decades ago? I know a woman in her mid-sixties who can still remember names that the “mean kids” called her in elementary school. That’s a long time to carry around that memory. I wonder […]

Dust Off Your Dreams

18 Oct, 2014 Productivity

Most people have dreams. Some might not put them into action but they still have them, pushed into the recesses of their minds. “Some day,” they’ll tell you, “I will accomplish XXX.” What are they waiting for? Why do they settle for living a mediocre life rather than an exceptional one? Why do they think they […]

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