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How to Overome a Bad Day

Aug 25, 2016 No Comments

By Rebecca A. Watson Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in […]

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How to Stop Gossiping

Jun 28, 2016 No Comments

By Rebecca A. Watson It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other people’s business.—Dolley Madison A few months ago I was speaking to my husband about a friend of ours who had made a purchase we thought was misguided. We spoke at great length, giving our opinion on […]

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3 Tips for Building Wealth

May 27, 2016 No Comments

By Rebecca A. Watson “The importance of money flows from it being a link between the present and the future.”—John Maynard Keynes   A while back, my husband and I took a vacation into the southwest deserts of the United States. We were driving through a particularly affluent area when my husband made a sarcastic […]

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How to Be Patient… NOW!

Apr 26, 2016 No Comments

By Rebecca A. Watson Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. —Jean-Jacques Rousseau Monday came around, and I was bouncing off the walls. I couldn’t get any work done; I was so distracted. I had been waiting for this day for what seemed like ages: My husband would finally be home from a week-long […]

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4 Ways to Stop Procrastination

Mar 30, 2016 No Comments

By Rebecca A. Watson “Procrastination is opportunity’s assassin.”—Victor Kiam   After a nice walk on a Saturday, my friend told me she had some housework to do and was weighing her options. “I really don’t want to do it now, but if I wait until Sunday night, it’ll put a damper on my whole weekend. […]

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4 Easy Tips to Living Light

Feb 26, 2016 No Comments

By Rebecca A. Watson Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. —Arthur Ashe   Several years ago, my good friend and I shared an apartment. We both just started our first “real jobs” and weren’t making a ton of money. We took turns cooking dinner, and we came up with […]

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3 Lessons Learned from Being My Own Boss

Jan 29, 2016 No Comments

By Rebecca A. Watson “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”—Mahatma Gandhi A few years ago I was walking to the car, about to jump in the passenger’s side so my husband could drop me off at my job on his way to work. Suddenly my […]

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3 Tips for Keeping a Journal

Dec 22, 2015 No Comments

By Rebecca A. Watson People who keep journals have life twice.—Jessamyn West   A few weeks ago I was talking to a friend who said she wanted to keep a journal. She’d read that all successful people have that in common. Later on that day I saw an Internet meme that said exactly that. Afterward […]

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Your Guide to Fun in 4 Steps

Nov 27, 2015 No Comments

By Rebecca A. Watson Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun. —Randy Pausch   A few months back I went to a friend’s birthday party. We grilled, chatted, and played board games, among other things. When I returned home, I said to my husband, “I had so much fun tonight!” I was sort of […]

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4 Tips to Develop Your Intuition

Oct 28, 2015 No Comments

By Rebecca A. Watson   The only real valuable thing is intuition. —Albert Einstein   When I was a child I would hear a soft, slow voice inside me, whispering dreams and ideas, telling me possible problems I could encounter and solutions to issues I was facing. The problem was that it scared the daylights […]

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