Inspiration, Letting Go, Faith – The BridgeMaker - Part 51

switch-off-and-recharge Switch Off – And Recharge

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The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it. – Sydney J. Harris It’s no secret that we live in a hyper-connected world. From always-on broadband connections to mobile phones, we’re all more easily available to friends, colleagues, clients and online acquaintances than ever.…

30 Seconds of My Life How to Heal the Human Shadow

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Hello darkness my old friend. I’ve come to talk to you again. – Simon & Garfunkel from the song The Sound of Silence The Shadow Effect promises a journey from our darkest thoughts to our greatest dreams. The movie provides an overview of how this journey could unfold and offers some compelling reasons to begin the trip sooner, rather than later.…

eight-ways-to-recharge-your-spirit Eight Ways to Recharge Your Spirit

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We find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve. – Maxwell Maltz For most people September is much more the beginning of a new year than January. In the northern hemisphere, July and August see families unwind and relax, then towards the end of August they start gearing up for school, start new projects at work and take on new hobbies outside of school and work.…

what-is-your-exit-strategy What is Your Exit Strategy?

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We must leave our mark on life while we have it in our power. – Isak Dinesen I have heard the question, “What is your exit strategy?” often used in the business world. This expression typically refers to investors looking at an opportunity and then considering how they would cash-in on the investment once they have made the expected profit or how they would retreat, and stop the financial bleeding, if the investment becomes a bust.…

Why You’re Worth Nurturing

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To nurture is to nourish and give; to self-nurture is to do the things that offer physical, emotional, and spiritual nourishment to yourself. – Carol Mithers Article written by BridgeMaker contributor Ali Hale. Please visit her at Aliventures.com. Many of us make an effort to be there for friends and family who need us: offering a listening ear, or a shoulder to cry on; providing practical support such as childcare; giving encouragement and unconditional friendship.…

Who Cares What Others Think?

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It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to. –W.C. Fields Article written by BridgeMaker contributor Alex Fayle, Someday Syndrome. I do. So do you. You might try to deny it, but human beings are social creatures. We crave validation and approval from those around us, even when we try to be independent.…

old-books-and-toys-can-bring-new-chances Old Books Can Bring New Chances

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If you give, you will be blessed. – Joel Osteen Article written by Alex Blackwell. Connect with me on Facebook. Part of running a blog means sorting through a lot of emails and other messages. While most are business-related or an encouraging word from a reader or friend, several each day are just plain spam.…