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4 Facts To Live Better Life:
Never Say Sorry To One … Who Likes you,
Never Say Bye To one … Who needs you,
Never Blame The One … Who Really Trust you &
Never ForGet The One … Who Always Remembers you.
Keep  Smiling  Always

Power To Change
Do not think that you are weak.
Stand up and reach all that you wanted to.
You can do anything and everything.
Believe in yourself.
All power is within you.
You’ve it all that is required to change the world around you.

Road
Hope is like a Road in the country; there wasn’t ever a Road,
but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.

Treasured Gifts
One of the most treasured gifts each of us have, the ability to give ourselves without expecting something in return.

Gifts of the heart, such as encouragement, hope, love, a kind word and appreciation.

The glow you feel inside when you give freely like this is comparable to nothing else.

Your soul becomes filled with a sense of calmness and the burdens of the world seem weightless.

This all comes with these simple principles of giving.

Try It, Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
Suffice It to say that whenever you want to improve anything in your life, there’s only one place to look: inside you. When you look, do it with love.

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Do not think of what you do not have;
Instead, appreciate what you have and can still have.

Do not think of things lost;
Instead, value what you still have and may yet find.

Do not cry over spilled milk;
Instead, rejoice in what was left.

Do not think of what you are not;
Instead, be humble with what you are and can still become.

Do not think of what others say you are;
Instead, concern yourself with what you affirm to be.

Do not think of the hours and days past;
Instead, look eagerly to times that are yet to come.

Do not think of what you failed to do;
Instead, think of those that you were able to do and can still best do.

Do not think of mistakes committed;
Instead, count the things you did right.

Do not think much of the pain you have caused;
Instead, plan for ways to make amends.

Do not think of the sufferings you now bear;
Instead, look to the comfort when relief draws near.

Do not consume yourself with thoughts of what could have been;
Instead, marvel at what has become and will become.

Do not be anxious to attain greater happiness;
Instead, content yourself with the little things which bring you bliss.

Do not aspire to fill your cup at once;
Instead, have the patience to do it little by little.

And if by chance you fail, do not fret over the empty part on top;
Instead, celebrate the space filled up.

Do not condemn nature when it is at its worst;
Instead, think of the times when it was at its best.

Do not blame luck for things you miss;
Instead, learn from things in which you have been remiss.

Nor should you curse luck or others for life’s misfortunes;
Instead, accept them as part of life.

I say then, Live fully, die a little,
Learn much but question less.

Have just enough but give much more,
Be contented each time to crave much less.

Doubt less and affirm a lot,
Understand more, and be understood less.

Worry a little but hope you must,
Accept all, resist the least.

For all things happen,
In due time they must.

By P. E. Calleja

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(1)   Compliment 3 people everyday!
(2)   Watch a sunrise.
(3)   Be the first to say “hello”.
(4)   Treat everyone as you want to be treated.
(5)   Live beneath your means.
(6)   Forget the Joneses.
(7)   Never give up on anybody  –  miracles happen!
(8)   Remember someone’s name.
(9)   Be kinder than you have to be.
(10) Wish not for things, but for wisdom and courage.
(11) Be tough-minded, but tender hearted.
(12) Don’t forget that a person’s greatest emotional need is to feel appreciated.
(13) Keep your promises.
(14) Leave everything better than you found it.
(15) Show cheerfulness even when you don’t feel it..
(16) Remember that winners do what losers don’t want to do.
(17) Remember that overnight success usually takes 15 years.
(18) When you arrive at your job in the morning, let the first thing you say brighten everyone’s day.
(19) Don’t rain on other people’s parades.
(20) Don’t waste an opportunity to tell someone you love them!

(Source:  Unknown Author)

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Benefits of Diet that favours less meat, more veggies, and Olive Oil.

Past research already has linked the so-called Mediterranean diet with longevity. A new study finds that certain aspects of the diet — such as high consumption of vegetables and olive oil, low consumption of meat, and moderate consumption of alcohol — may be more strongly linked to longevity.

Researchers looked at the Greek participants in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition. This included 23,349 men and women not previously diagnosed with cancer, heart disease, or diabetes.

Researchers examined their diets and followed them for 8.5 years, on average, until June 2008. All diets were rated according to how closely they adhered to a traditional Mediterranean diet.

During the study period, there were 652 deaths among 12,694 participants who had lower Mediterranean diet scores of 0-4 and 423 deaths among the 10,655 participants who had higher scores of at least 5. In general, those with higher scores were more likely to still be alive at the end of the study.

Certain aspects of the diet were more linked to this phenomenon than others. Contributors, in order of importance, were: moderate alcohol consumption, low consumption of meat and meat products, high vegetable consumption, high fruit and nut consumption, high monounsaturated to saturated fat ratio, and high legume consumption.

(Source: WebMD Health News, June 23, 2009)

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QUOTES

(1)  “Let us not be satisfied with just giving money.  Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them.  So, spread your love everywhere you go. “
– Mother Teresa –

(2)  Do More Than Be Fair – Be Kind …
Do more than belong, participate.
Do more than care, help.
Do more than believe, practice.
Do more than be fair, be kind.
Do more than forgive, forget.
Do more than dream, work.
– William Arthur Ward –

(3)  “You will find yourself refreshed by the presence of cheerful people. Why not make earnest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy.
–  Lydia M. Child (1802-1880) –

(4)  “Before you begin a thing remind yourself that difficulties and delays quite impossible to foresee are ahead. You can only see one thing clearly, and that is your goal. Form a mental vision of that and cling to it through thick and thin.”
– Kathleen Norris (1880-1966)-

(5)  “Are you bored with life?
Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours.”
– Dale Carnegie –

(6)  “One day in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.”
— Sigmund Freud –

(7)  “Any person capable of angering you becomes your master; he can anger you only when you permit yourself to be disturbed by him.”
— Epictetus –

(8)  “Happiness is mostly a by-product of doing what makes us feel fulfilled.”
– Dr. Benjamin Spock –

(9)  “When someone shares something of value with you and you benefit from it,
You have a moral obligation to share it with others.”

(10)  Affirmations for Relationships:
Today, I establish harmony and better understanding in all my relationships.
I follow the law of love by sending thoughts of love to all people.
I accept each person as a golden link in the chain of my good.
I am receptive to the highest and best in all people.
It is easy for me to give love. It is easy for me to receive love.

Your part is not to wonder how love works, but just to dare to begin releasing it, from within yourself. When you do, you will always witness interesting and satisfying results.
– Catherine Ponder –

(10)  “All rising to a great place is by a winding stair.”
-Sir Frances Bacon-

(11)  “Good friends are like stars … You don’t always see them, but you know they are always there.’

(12)  “In a bitter world, one drop of true lover’, is an Ocean in the desert.”
-Unknown-

(13)”Good men and bad men differ radically.
Bad men never appreciate kindness shown them,
but wise men appreciate and are grateful.
Wise men try to express their appreciation and gratitude
by some return of kindness, not only to their benefactor,
but to everyone else.”
-Buddha-

(14)  “We are formed and moulded by our thoughts.  Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts give joy when they speak or act.  Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.”
-Buddha-

(15)  “Being your best is not so much about overcoming the barriers other people in front of you as it is about overcoming the bassriers we place in front of ourselves.  It has nothing to do with how many times you win or lose.  It has no relation to where you finish in a race or whether you break world records. But it does have everything to do with having the vision to dream, the courage to recover from adversity and the determination never to be shifted from your goals.”
-Kieren Perkins-

(16)  The ability to concentrate and to use your time well is everything if you want to succeed in business–or almost anywhere else for that matter.

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The work of Louise Hay has transformed the lives of millions.
Here are some empowering tips from her philosophy for YOUR life!

1.   Be willing to love and accept yourself – no matter what!
You don’t need to lose the weight, have the relationship, or
anything else first. Start NOW.

2.   Pay attention to your thoughts. If your thoughts create your
future (and we believe they do!) – are your “typical” thoughts
during the day the ones you really want to be thinking? You have
the power to change them in a moment.

3.   Learn to create and use powerful affirmations to focus on
what you DO want in your life. (More on affirmations.)

4.  Nurture your Inner Child. Talk to him/her with encouraging
words and positive messages.

5.   Be willing to change. Our ego tends to hang on to “the way
things are.” Trust yourself and Spirit as you change.

6.   Meditate on a regular basis. This will help you listen to your
inner guidance.

7.  Listen to your body’s messages. They will give you vital clues
about the emotions affecting you.

8.   Honor your emotions, but don’t get stuck in them. Release
anger, resentment, and guilt.

9.   Forgive the past and free yourself from bondage.

10.   Stop critcizing and judging yourself. You are doing the best you can!

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(1)   “The great Western disease is, ‘I’ll be happy when… When I get the money. When I get a BMW. When I get this job.’ Well, the reality is, you never get to when. The only way to find happiness is to understand that happiness is not out there. It’s in here. And happiness is not next week. It’s now.”
– Marshall Goldsmith –

(2)   “In life, many people will help YOU, when it suits THEM
But Vey few people will help YOU, when YOU need it
Make the FEW YOUR FRIENDS, But Be the FEW to MANY”
– Unknown –

(3)   “Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.”
– Carl Jung –

(4)   “He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much.”
– Elbert Hubbard –

(5)   “The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it’s the same problem you had last year.”
– John Foster Dulles –

(6)  “You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.”
– Zig Ziglar –

(7)   “Marcia’s right! You have to be able to identify what you really love and what you really want before you can get it”.
– Oprah Winfrey –

(8)  “There are two duties of a leader at all times: He or she is in that role to serve others first and concurrently to lead them to an objective. A crucial and delicate balance is required. To achieve this, to serve well, he or she must serve with honor and lead with civility.”
– Lt. General Hal Moore –

(9)   “Our task in life is to find our deep soul work and throw ourselves headlong into it.”
– Phil Cousineau –

(10)   “To be authentic is literally to be your own author …, to discover your own native energies and desires, and then to find your own way of acting on them.”
– Warren G. Bennis –

(11)  “The whole secret of freedom from anxiety over not having enough time lies not in working more hours, but in the proper planning of the hours.”
– Frank Bettger –

(12)   “The style and tone of your communications are messages in and of themselves.”
– Eric Harvey –

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