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Embrace Change? But… I’m Not that Kind of Girl!

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Dear Corporate America: I’m tired of you telling me to indulge in public displays of affection. Rather than embracing change, couldn’t I just give it a fanny slap or a fist bump or something? Is it odd that I neither fear change nor embrace it? The idea of “change” – out of context – doesn’t […]

About Holly Jahangiri

Holly Jahangiri lives in Texas and claims to channel the spirits of Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry and Erma Bombeck. She has known since fifth grade that she wanted to be a professional writer. Holly is a technical communicator whose imagination is allowed free rein in her short stories, children's books, and poetry. You can visit her personal blog, "It's All a Matter of Perspective," at http://jahangiri.us/new.

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It’s Not Over Until it’s Over

Never Give Up!

How often do we find ourselves giving up when all seems lost?  When defeat is knocking at the door, do we shrink and accept our fate?  Who decides that failure is the only possible outcome?  What if at the last second we are able to turn the tables and rally your troops to victory?  Will […]

About Brandon Freund

Brandon enjoys helping businesses build and effective online presence at his home base Big Dogs Internet Marketing. He is an avid lover of self-improvement - mostly because he knows he has so much work to do! When not writing here, you can find him writing for the Big Dogs blog.

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Family Traditions–Making Halloween About Time with Your Kids

Grab a FREE ghost story for you and the kids!  Keep reading to learn how… The most rewarding moment of my life – the day I became a mother – isn’t something I could rightfully call “achieving a goal.” But the day I gave birth to my daughter, I added “raise my child to be […]

About Holly Jahangiri

Holly Jahangiri lives in Texas and claims to channel the spirits of Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry and Erma Bombeck. She has known since fifth grade that she wanted to be a professional writer. Holly is a technical communicator whose imagination is allowed free rein in her short stories, children's books, and poetry. You can visit her personal blog, "It's All a Matter of Perspective," at http://jahangiri.us/new.

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Do You Make These Five Mistakes When You Set Goals?

Are you bored

Do you like setting goals? How good are you at achieving what you set out to accomplish? Do you give up half way or do you battle on and stick to your vision through thick and thin? Like most of you, I set goals. Some I achieve, others I lose sight of and they get […]

About Ntathu Allen

Yoga Teacher, Blogger and mum to three bubbly teens, I aspire to support, educate and encourage busy mums and working women to weave moments of calm into their hectic schedule.

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Lifetime Lessons from a Marathon

Marathon Lessons

In 2009 I ran the Lake Tahoe marathon.  It began the year before while watching a cousin of mine run the same event.  I thought “I can do that!” and so my training began.  I dragged out the training for a year, gradually increasing the distance I ran.   The event came, and I successfully finished!  […]

About Brandon Freund

Brandon enjoys helping businesses build and effective online presence at his home base Big Dogs Internet Marketing. He is an avid lover of self-improvement - mostly because he knows he has so much work to do! When not writing here, you can find him writing for the Big Dogs blog.

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Seven Signs You Are Stressed

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Did you know that in 2009/10, in the UK an estimated 9.8 million working days were lost through work-related stress. Every person experiencing work related stress was off work for an estimated 22.6 days which equates to 0.42 days per worker. – HSE Like most busy women, I am sure you take your daily round […]

About Ntathu Allen

Yoga Teacher, Blogger and mum to three bubbly teens, I aspire to support, educate and encourage busy mums and working women to weave moments of calm into their hectic schedule.

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Which Path Do You Choose When The Going Gets Tough?

Which Path Do You Choose?

  When faced with a difficult decision, what do you do? How do you decide which path to take? Are you a logical type person who needs to have all the facts and figures or are you so in tune with life, you intuitively know which path you must take? How do you decide to take […]

About Ntathu Allen

Yoga Teacher, Blogger and mum to three bubbly teens, I aspire to support, educate and encourage busy mums and working women to weave moments of calm into their hectic schedule.

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A Simple Meditation Technique To Help You Achieve Your Goals

Take Time To Breathe Life Into Your Dreams

Hello and welcome to NextGoal.Com. Here at NextGoal we aim to aspire, encourage and support you as you leap through obstacles and achieve your goals. Who taught you to dream? To go for what you want and to be the best you can be? I am thankful that my parents are alive and through the […]

About Ntathu Allen

Yoga Teacher, Blogger and mum to three bubbly teens, I aspire to support, educate and encourage busy mums and working women to weave moments of calm into their hectic schedule.

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Are You Smarter Than A First Grader?

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Walk into any 1st grade classroom and ask the question, “Can anyone here draw?”  Chances are, almost every hand in the class will go up.  The one hand that doesn’t go up, by the way, is the kid who was lost in his coloring and didn’t hear you ask the question.  Now walk into any […]

About Larry Lourcey

Plano portrait artist, Larry Lourcey, holds the designation of Master Photographer awarded by the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) in 2007.  Several of Larry’s images have been selected for the prestigious PPA Loan Collection, including an image displayed at Imaging Asia in 2005. While Lourcey is most recognized for his black and white photography, the breadth of his work includes vibrant photo paintings, Polaroid transfers, and photographic collages.  He derives his inspiration from master painters like John Singer Sargent and Edgar Degas, while embracing the bold styles of more modern greats; such as Pino Daeni. In his free time, Larry enjoys trying to find free time. Follow him on Twitter as @larryphoto