Maximizing Your Life's Landmark Experiences

Written by Julie Jordan Scott

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3. Remain in integrity throughout your experience. Keep your balance and focus onrepparttar totality of your life, not simply on this experience. As you persist in a place of gratitude and honor, you will see that being in integrity is a natural, flowing, peaceful state when you partner withrepparttar 124045 twists and turns in your life instead of viewing life from an adversarial perspective.

4. Steer clear of judgement in relationship to your landmark experience. Instead of seeing it as completely chaotic or wholly ridiculous orrepparttar 124046 most magnificent growth episode ever in your entire life, simply allow it to be what it is for you in that particular moment. Over time, your perspective will ripen towardsrepparttar 124047 proper valuation. While you are in it, allow yourself to simply be in it without attachment, without evaluation, without analysis.

Jeff was hiking with his younger brothers and sisters as they came to a stream deep inrepparttar 124048 woods. Looking to him for guidance, his sister Molly asked him, "Can we drink from here?"

Jeff surveyedrepparttar 124049 scene, looking for a spot where there were plenty of stones forrepparttar 124050 water to bubble over. "Grandpa used to tell me to look forrepparttar 124051 rockiest spot:repparttar 124052 water is purest there." Kneeling down byrepparttar 124053 water's edge, he cupped his hands and offered his sister a sip of cold, clear refreshment. The ripples and rapids made byrepparttar 124054 rocks naturally purifyrepparttar 124055 water makingrepparttar 124056 taste crisper and cleaner.

Molly drankrepparttar 124057 water Jeff offered with reckless abandon. She got down on her belly so she could peer intorepparttar 124058 stream and drink directly fromrepparttar 124059 magical spot whererepparttar 124060 rough hewn rocks made repparttar 124061 water run true, clear and refreshing.

Your landmark experience, with its jagged edges, unexpected drops and dips and turns will purify your life experience as well. When you followrepparttar 124062 simple steps outlined here, it will empower you to leadrepparttar 124063 life you were meant to live. Take your time to look from a new perspective. Then take a long, slow drink. Remember your life. Live it with passion, today.

Julie Jordan Scott is a Personal Success Coach who left her career as a government bureaucrat and built a successful business in less than six months. She now combines mothering 4 children with inspiring people worldwide with her books, ezine, teaching and personal coaching. Visit for free resources for YOUR success Email her at or call 661.325.4116

How to Make a Smart Career, Love, or Other Important Decision

Written by Michelle L. Casto, M.Ed.

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The Get Smart! decision-making process can be used for a variety of life decisions. Just plug in your issue intorepparttar formula and go to work: 1.Know Who You Really Are (What are your values, strengths, weaknesses? Where are you at emotionally, financially, and spiritually) 2. Know Who/What You Want to Attract (What kind of values, strengths weaknesses will they have? Where are they at emotionally, financially, spiritually?) 3.Compare How This Information Seems to Fit (Is what you have to offer a complementary match for what they have to offer? Do you seem to have a similar vision for what you want from eachother?) 4.Explore Your Options (Spend time getting to know many people or investigating career options. Do some "comparison shopping" before making a final decision.) 5.Make a Decision (Userepparttar 124044 information gathered combined withrepparttar 124045 Get Smart! Decision-making Process, and make a decision to continue moving ahead or moving along.) Of course, you should be evaluating this process at each step, to ensure you are makingrepparttar 124046 smartest decision. Check in with yourself at each stage to ensure that you are following what your heart and mind are telling you. Remember that knowing what you really want from life up front can help you to choose wisely and ultimately bringrepparttar 124047 greatest satisfaction.

Michelle L. Casto is a personal and professional development consultant residing in Atlanta, GA. She can be reached at (770) 281-4606. Or visit She is also the author of Get Smart! About Modern Romantic Relationships- Your Personal Guide to Right and Real Love

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