Monday’s Featured Quote

“Art washes away from the soul
the dust of everyday life.”

~ Pablo Picasso

Artist Abbie Rabinowitz

www.AbbieRabinowitz.com

 
 

April 13, 2015 No comments

Success Is A Slippery Slope

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Right now, success for me is very simple. How many steps can I take on my new knee before I’m ready to call it quits?

I’m told that, once this healing stage is complete, I’ll be happy, happy, happy that I did this. Right now, I’d trade in one of those happys for a completely pain-free step.

That’s my measure of success today.

Tomorrow, I may surprise myself and success will become a whole other event. Because the one thing I’ve learned is that success is a slippery slope fraught with cultural expectations, personal striving, and an ever-changing mythical landscape dotted with alternating boulders of desire and promise, of hope and despair.

Over and over again, the gold ring of success comes spinning toward us—if only our arms were a bit longer, our aim more accurate, or the damn merry-go-round would just slow down a bit!

Thousands of books, workshops, courses and

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March 31, 2015 2 Comments

Monday’s Featured Quote

“The object of art is not to reproduce reality,
but to create a reality of the same intensity.”

~ Alberto Giacometti

Dawn B Dwyer

www.DawnBDwyer.com

 
 

March 30, 2015 No comments

To Be Or Not To Be Successful

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I confess to being seriously delighted with Tony Robbins, the self-help guru. I remember decades ago, when he first hit the speaking circuit, I couldn’t stand him.

Then he, and I, grew up. He also became psychologically savvy – not just a self-help wannabe, and I found his 21st century paradigms of human relationships compelling and spot on.

So I was a little bit

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March 24, 2015 3 Comments