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Do Open Heart Surgery on Yourself Daily

Do Open Heart Surgery on Yourself Daily

I’m delighted that Maria Shriver chose to publish my article. It’s a great honor. Enjoy the read. ♥   ♥ Technically your heart is the primary muscle of your circulatory system; located on the left side of your chest near the center of your body; pumping blood throughout your body so you can live. It’s the […]

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5 Essential Goals I Work on All Year Long

5 Essential Goals I Work on All Year Long

Maria Shriver honors me by publishing my article on her website. I thank her for seeing the value in my work. *   *   * I like to set goals and stretch myself; to learn new things by taking on-line classes, reading and always trying to know myself and grow. It’s an inspiring thing for me […]

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Using Isaac Newton’s Third Law as a Life Mantra

Using Isaac Newton’s Third Law as a Life Mantra

This article first appeared on Maria Shriver’s website. I hope you enjoy it. I think it’s useful as we head into a New Year and think about changes we may want to make in our lives and our thinking and how we want to live day to day… moment to moment. *   *   * I’ve been […]

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Why You Should Never Underestimate Your Potential

Why You Should Never Underestimate Your Potential

I’m so happy to post this article which was first published on Maria Shriver’s Website. Enjoy the read. ♦   ♦   ♦ We have a small house in France with a lovely garden and some ancient rose bushes. They’re abundant and constantly blooming but one rose bush struggles away for whatever reason. Maybe it’s the soil, […]

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Does holding a grudge do you any good?

Does holding a grudge do you any good?

This article first appeared in The Huffington Post…I’m delighted to say! Enjoy the read and please pass it around. Thank you — Michael ♦   ♦   ♦ G R U D G E – What a great word! It feels good to say right? It’s one of those words you can grab on to. It has […]

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What Are Happiness Options?

What Are Happiness Options?

This post was first published on Maria Shriver’s Official Website. Enjoy! *    *   * Happiness options are moments of happiness that happen to you by surprise or by choice. They lift or boost you up to a better, happier place. You feel alive, energized and calm, because you’re experiencing something that has personal meaning for […]

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There Are No Mistakes

There Are No Mistakes

I’m so happy to say this article first was published on Maria Shriver’s website -  Architects of Change. *   *   * How often do you flash back to something that happened in the past and feel upset? You tell yourself – ‘Big Mistake’ and you can barely stand thinking about it. Well you can change how you […]

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Why Worry – Where Does It Get You?

Why Worry – Where Does It Get You?

I’m thrilled to share this post which is published in The Huffington Post ♦   ♦ What do you get out of worrying? Does it make you happy or mess you up? Does it make you feel free and relaxed or all tight and tense? There’s an old English proverb my great aunt Betty used to […]

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Gratitude and Resentment are Right Next to Each Other

Gratitude and Resentment are Right Next to Each Other

  It’s an honor to write regularly for Maria Shriver and to be one of her ‘Architects of Change’, which she describes this way:   “…people who see a problem in their own life or community around them, then step out of their comfort zone and do what it takes to create the solution.”    Please take […]

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Be Aware of Your Choices – They Make Your Life

Be Aware of Your Choices – They Make Your Life

  I’m so grateful this article on choices and gratitude was published in – The Huffington Post – in the ‘Healthy Living’ section. Enjoy the read! ♦     ♦ One of the things I love and marvel at is our natural ability to make choices. In a split second we make choices about how we’re going […]

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