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Where's the motivation?

Where's the motivation?

I was looking on the net and I found an article about how to finally make your dreams come true. And as I read it and it gave me a step by step program on how to make it happen. I realized I lost my dreams and cant remember where they went and whats worse I don't care. Then came the tears and the realization of my lack of motivation. I am a 35 year old single women living with her parents working a dead end part-time job with absolutely NO motivation.So the reason I am writing is can anybody give me some or what you use for motivation because I have lost mine.

What Economic Crisis?

Do What You Love When you are doing something that takes you into what Deepak Chopra calls “Timeless Awareness,” you will get supercharged and not think about time or money. It will bring you internal satisfaction that transcends the fleeting negative feelings that come with thinking about money or the lack-thereof. Partner with a Non-Profit Giving back has actually led to quantum leap in my success, because when you partner with a charitable cause, you now have an entire database and media presence behind you. It is like aligning yourself with the waves of the ocean, rather than just being a small trickling of water that comes out of your bathroom faucet. Recession-Proof Marketing

Creating Peace at Home

Creating Peace at Home

Fifty-three percent of all married women describe their relationships with their mothers-in-law as obligatory, cordial but nothing more, reporting a mix of both anxiety and tension. I am the author of The Daughter-in-Law Rules: 101 Surefire Ways to Manage (and Make Friends with) Your Mother-in-Law! and my vision is to inspire more harmony among 20 million mothers and daughters-in-law around the world by teaching all brides to learn the art of making friends with their husband’s mother. Here is a small parable to illustrate the philosophy behind the Daughter-in-Law Rules: Story of a Daughter-in-law, Li Li A long time ago in China, a girl named Li-Li got married and went to live with her husband and mother-in-law. Their personalities were very different, and Li-Li was angered by many of her constant criticisms.

Are You a Mom Trying to Do It All?

Are You a Mom Trying to Do It All?

As a mom, we try to do it all. For example, I teach, do workshops, co-host a weekly radio show, give online tele-classes, write books, blog, tweet, do a weekly newsletter, prepare corporate sponsorships, answer HARO ads, etc. I also am a jazz pianist and mother of two small children. Here are some tips as to how to do it all: Do not Procrastinate! When you have five minutes to do something on your to do list, do it! I used to let things pile up but now I realize that five minutes is golden and you can accomplish a LOT if you just put your mind to it! When the Kids Are in Bed, GO! As soon as your kids’ heads hit the pillow, RUN to your computer and start getting things done! I do not waste even a second once my kids are in bed. I know that this is very, very precious time and I utilize it most effectively (as per the first tip)! Juice and Eat Healthy

Donate a % of Profits to Charity

Donate a % of Profits to Charity

My vision is to inspire more harmony among 20 million mother ’s and daughter ’s-in-law around the world by teaching all brides to learn the art of making friends with their husband’s mother, so I wrote a book about it. I knew I wanted it to get out there in a BIG way, and, a being big fan of Deepak Chopra’s The 7 Spiritual Laws of Success, I am always very aware of the law of giving and receiving. I felt this would be the best way to get my book out on a larger scale, and to help others in the process. Many people ask, “How can you make money when you’re giving so much away?” But, believe it or not, the more you give away, the more money that is attracted to you, because the universe gets the message that you have abundance and just helps create more of it! This is truly “The Secret” in action. Giving back has actually led to quantum leap in my success, because when you partner with a charitable cause, you now have an entire database and media presence behind you.

Peace in the White House

Peace in the White House

It is estimated that about 1.3 million families have at least one grandparent living with them. And that includes the new first family. So what advice can we give the Obamas now that they have the first granny living with them? There are a few things that Michelle, her mother Marian, and Barack can do to make living together a most harmonious experience. Here are some tips for Michelle: Make time to do things together with her mom and the children. Even though they may not be able to go out to dinner and the movies anymore, after the children are asleep they can sit down and have a nice cup of tea together so that they can nurture the relationship that way.

How to Become a Successful Author

How to Become a Successful Author

Q: What would you tell other authors about how to be a successful bookseller? A: Through an online opt-in email blast strategy, I brought my book to the #1 spot in Wedding Showers, on Amazon.com. And that, I must say, was a fundamental factor that afforded my book an essential credibility boost. Indeed I was elated to add the bestseller distinction to my name—and I was thrilled to sell a few hundred books in one day! However I soon realized that bestseller day was exactly that—a launch—a jumping off point. Now, how to effectively leverage my new Bestseller Status to it’s utmost advantage? How to use this distinction to catapult from selling a few hundred books on Amazon to becoming a true, six figure-income author? Back to the drawing board.

Star Magazine

About six months before my book was published, I had this dream of getting listed as “Hot Book of the Week” in the Star Magazine “Hot Sheet.” So, I made a phone call to the editor and told her about my book. She seemed pleasant enough, as I mentioned that several A-list celebrities were mentioned in the book, as well as the fact that 15 percent of the proceeds would be going to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Over the months, I’d let her know, via email, the progress of the book. I’d get pleasant little responses, here and there. I knew that getting in Star Magazine was a big deal, and rather a long shot, as most of the featured books are those by celebrities themselves, or number one bestsellers that are put out by major publishers such as Simon and Shuster, Wiley, Random House, etc. My book was simply self-published via POD, and I knew that this was going to take a miracle. But I kept affirming that this was my goal—to get listed as “Hot Book of the Week!”