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The Measure of Success

gold crown

How do you measure your success? Management consultant Peter Drucker once said, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure.” Some aspects of success are easy to manage and measure. Wealth, a good job, and social status are some that quickly … Continue reading

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Mindful Matters

a sailboat in the open sea

“Life’s a journey” is a common metaphor, encapsulating the thought that the destination is not our final goal. One of my favorite expressions in dealing with my weight loss is that I am on a journey to a healthier lifestyle … Continue reading

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Aim for the Stars: Failure is an Option

the constellation Phoenix

All the information symbolized by each signpost builds on the next. One is not more important than the other; however, you may need to stay at one post longer than the next. There may be one signpost you favor that … Continue reading

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Aim for the Stars: Soaring to Success

the constellation Aquila

There are many steps to take on any given journey. The directions depicted at each signpost continue to guide you on a successful conclusion. We all want to rise to great success, soaring to be above average. Our next-to-the-last signpost, … Continue reading

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Aim for the Stars: Rewarding and Recognizing Your Efforts

the constellation Leo

When I see a picture of a lion, I think about how this magnificent beast has been portrayed throughout history. The lion is a symbol of royalty, majestic strength, and courage. The next signpost, Leo the Lion (one of the … Continue reading

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Aim for the Stars: To Burn or Not To Burn

the constellation Fornax

“Eat less; move more to lose weight.” Sounds simple, but it’s not very accurate. This is why the next signpost is extremely important. The constellation Fornax isn’t associated with any mythology. Its name means “furnace,” and how a furnace works … Continue reading

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Aim for the Stars: Body Shaping

the constellation Sculptor

As we continue on our journey to a healthier lifestyle, traveling by Cetus and Cygnus, there is one more signpost available to guide us on body image. Fat shaming and the desire to expose the beauty within may lead to … Continue reading

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