Category Archives: Inspiration

Simple Way Successful People Accomplish More in a Day

Charles M. Schwab, one of the richest men in the world at the time, was president of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation, the largest shipbuilder and the second-largest steel producer in America. He was also business manager for Andrew Carnegie, the … Continue reading

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Finally! The Desmond Doss Story

The true story of US Army medic Pfc. Desmond T. Doss who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Harry S. Truman despite refusing to bear arms during WWII on religious grounds. Doss was drafted and ostracized by fellow … Continue reading

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF LAUGHTER

Did you know that seventy percent of disease processes are directly related to stress,  which triggers hormones that suppress the immune system,  raise blood pressure and can lead to fatal obstructions in arteries? Cortisol and adrenaline are activated during times … Continue reading

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(SECRET) Volunteer Work Can Open Doors

Doctors and psychotherapists have long observed that those who help others tend to enjoy healthier, happier lives. Often those who have been helped want to do something in return, preferring a hand up, to a hand out. Feeling needed and … Continue reading

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The Hardest Working Man in Town

On one side of the street a young man  the picture of health, lean  and physically fit,   and who appeared to be capable of working, chooses to beg, by holding a sign asking for handouts. On the other side … Continue reading

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Make a Difference Day ~ Saturday, October 22, 2016

Make A Difference Day, held on the fourth Saturday in October, is the largest single-day of volunteering in the country, as millions of Americans nationwide unite to do good for others. Every single one of us has the power to … Continue reading

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The Secret is Out: Coloring Provides Wonderful Stress Relief for Adults!

A 2012  study, found that anxiety can be greatly reduced by coloring. Specially designed, coloring pages for “grown-ups” are more intricate than children’s coloring books. “After my husband died I was numb and couldn’t even think. I bought a coloring … Continue reading

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