Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Power of Intention

Being a practical girl, I haven’t always believed in the power of intention. Yet, extraordinary stories always capture my attention, and there is no question in my mind that it is more practical to apply intention than to write it off as mumbo-jumbo.  The word intention is used in many ways.  The dictionary definition that fits… Read more »

The Power of Acknowledgment and Appreciation

Whether you are male or female, young or old… confidant or insecure, everyone LOVES to be appreciated and acknowledged.  Loves it!! While we all love to be acknowledged and appreciated for, tasks and gestures we do.  What people crave even more is to be appreciated for “who they are”. That’s the stuff that makes them… Read more »

Inner Peace Quote from a 3rd Grader

“Peace is what you believe.  Peace is freedom. Peace is you.  We should be thankful for what we have.  Peace is not being scared.  Peace is not having enemies.  Peace is love.” ~ Grade 3 student image source:

Video: I Am Thankful For You!

The season of thanks and giving is upon us. Giving thanks for family and friends, for life’s gifts and simple pleasures, the smells coming from the kitchen the hugs, the love, the kisses, the football! And peace within my walls & prosperity with my palaces. Today I am Thankful for You! You are making a… Read more »

Inner Peace Quote: Dale Carnegie

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming genuinely interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” – Dale Carnegie image source:

Video: What It Takes to Be #1

The Lombardi philosophy transcends football. His powerful words capture the fundamentals of success in any sport, business and life. Now hear Lombardi’s famous speech and enjoy the book brought to life in a short little movie. Check it out… Copyright © 2005 – 2012 Simple Truths, LLC Watch What it Takes to Be #1 If… Read more »

Inner Peace Quote: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

“The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton image source:

Video: The Secret to You

The Secret has been passed down through the ages… coveted, hidden, lost, stolen, bought for vast sums of money, and known by some of the most exceptional people who ever lived: Plato, Galileo, Da Vinci, Beethoven, Edison, and Einstein, to name but a few. Everything is possible, nothing is impossible. There are no limits. Whatever… Read more »

Personal Growth: Choice or HABIT?

When life delivers a plethora of unexpected and unpleasant surprises, it can be easy and automatic to react negatively.  Many of these reactions are unconscious and engrained in us as human beings.   Throughout our lives, most of us are taught and conditioned to react to disappointments with sadness, unkindness from others with anger or defensiveness,… Read more »