You are a Diamond So Scrapbook About Yourself

Written by Fion Lim

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Do consider leaving those alluring computer fonts aside for a while, and write in your own handwriting. It may not be perfect but it's much more personal. Your handwriting is undeniably a part of you.

4) Passing on Your Beliefs and Values

Worried that your values and beliefs will be lost forever to your future generations? Scrapbooking about them is a great way to ensue that they'll get passed on from one generation torepparttar next. "Great-grandma Emily is a strong believer of filial piety. It's her strongest trait..."

Your scrapbook albums will likely become treasured family keepsakes, where your words will echo and impact on your future generations’ lives.

5) Pulling You Out from a Crossroad

There's probably times in your life when you feel uncertain and lost about yourself. It's like your identity has gone missing. I've been at such a crossroad before too.

At such disheartening moments, try scrapbooking on themes like "What Makes Me So Unique", "The Many Hats That I wear" and "Top 10 Things that I'm Most Proud". These themes will once again call attention to your own uniqueness. Such meaningful pages will reinforcerepparttar 138744 value in you as an individual.

If you're daring enough, try "10 Things I Like About You". This is where you'll have to get a couple of your closest kin and friends to each make a list of things they like about you. You'll have to cast away your shyness and get those lists fromrepparttar 138745 people you care about.

Because someday when you feel like you're inrepparttar 138746 dumps, pull out these precious little lists, read over them and call to your mind that you are wanted and loved by others.

So instead of dwelling on your failures and imperfections, these powerful lists will push you forward and make you look atrepparttar 138747 positive traits of yourself.

6) Pump You Up with Pride

When you're done with some scrapbooks on yourself, flip through them occasionally.

You'll find yourself looking at you with a renewed sense of respect and pride. Be it as a mother, nurturer, wife, partner, daughter, sister, colleague or dreamer, your scrapbook albums will showcase you in different roles. It'll tell others that you aren't merely just a mom.

The pages will remind you that you have meaningful contributions to make in various roles.

Are you beginning to seerepparttar 138748 therapeutic wonders of scrapbooking about yourself? Doesn't it reaffirmrepparttar 138749 goodness within you and unleashrepparttar 138750 power of you being a diamond?

Aren'trepparttar 138751 above reasons compelling enough to cajole you into scrapbooking about yourself?

Each delayed moment is a moment lost forever. So take positive steps now to uncoverrepparttar 138752 diamond in you to share with others.

Happy scrapping about yourself!

Fion Lim is the creator of - Here's your how-to-guide to learning about scrapbooking. Find free online scrapbooking ideas, tips, inspirations, articles and resources to quotes, poems and fonts right here.

Don'ts for Parents of Piano Students

Written by Emily Sigers

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Don't fail to cooperate withrepparttar teacher. The teacher needs your help and your child will reaprepparttar 138521 benefit.

Don't hesitate about givingrepparttar 138522 teacher a free hand inrepparttar 138523 training of your child. If you have not sufficient confidence in him to do so, it would be better to engage another instructor.

Don't expectrepparttar 138524 teacher to extend special favors to your child because you regard him or her as a little genius. If your child has exceptional gifts,repparttar 138525 teacher will soon discover them and will know how to act.

Don't give your child cause to feel that you are too closely or jealously watching his or her progress. Young people are likely to resent such an attitude. Onrepparttar 138526 other hand, don't fail to display a sympathetic interest inrepparttar 138527 work your child is doing. A bit of advice, a word of encouragement, a friendly suggestion, a little praise, if judiciously administered, will be helpful and stimulating.

*This article, written by Norman H. Harney in the May 1923 issue of "Etude Musical Magazine," is featured at The Piano Pages, along with other articles, free piano lessons, sheet music, products, and more.*

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