Humility

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Mar 142013
 

Humility ….pause, breathe and pull yourself away from your computer!

Join me for a short ride in examining humility in your life:

Humility is a interesting word and I believe it has given humble people a “less than”rap in our society . The synonyms in the dictionary are submissive, meek, lowly…….HMMM , not what I believe is humility. A definition I thought was getting closer to what I perceive.. Humility is ” the quality of being modest and respectful, a righteous virtue”. Then I read on and it described humility as an egoless self. HMMMM, egoless self , I don’t know …..maybe there a place for a balanced ego?

Here are a few quotes that made sense me. Take 5 minutes (1 minute each question) to contemplate on how these statement may impact your life.

  1. Humility fights against excessive self pride.  Think about a situation that self pride took over your being. What action would you like to have done differently in this encounter?
  2. Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own innate powers you cannot be successful or happy !  In what situation did you doubt your abilities? What thoughts and actions could you have recruited of your humble but reasonable confidence and innate powers to make you happier or more content.
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Younger Next Year

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Mar 012013
 

Younger Next Year” by authors Chris Crowley and Harry Lodge is one of the books I life my life by. I highly recommend picking up a copy, but here is my adaptation to get you started.  ~ Barb

younger-bookHere are some VALUABLE lifestyle habits to adopt. You only have one life, no dress rehearsals so get younger every year and subscribe to the following philosophies…..

Buy a heart rate monitor/step counter watch (cheapest and best Smart heart at Wallmart or London drugs about 30.00). Put your watch on in the morning when you get up, take off at bedtime. It is part of you now.

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