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    (Published: Thu, 06 Oct 2005 04:43:15 -0700)
    Bouncing Back From Difficult Times
    Life happens. It doesn’t matter how positive an attitude you have or how balanced and centered you are, there are going to be times when you are knocked down. Ties when your carefully organized life is turned upside down and you get knocked on your rear end. Life happens.

    You will no doubt
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 06 Oct 2005 04:44:06 -0700)
    Are Your Goals Exciting?
    With fall upon us, now is the perfect time to think about your future and begin to design the kind of life you'd like to be living. Unfortunately, too many people leave their lives to chance and happenstance, not taking the time to write down their goals and create plans to achieve them. This can be
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 06 Oct 2005 23:34:08 -0700)
    Goals Help In Getting Out Of The "Pits"
    Have you ever encountered a person who feels like they are just "unfocused". Or maybe this is happening to you. Studies have shown that many people (including very successful ones) feel this way. We often get the feeling that we're stuck in a rut, going through the daily grind, just to stay where we
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 07 Oct 2005 00:12:43 -0700)
    A Glimpse Of Your True Nature...
    I believe that every moment of existence holds within it, somewhere, a key to your true nature. So as you read this article, do so as if this could be your key, and let’s see which doors it opens within you.

    There is a simple fact of nature that I would like you to consider – YOU ARE ALREAD
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 09 Oct 2005 02:22:50 -0700)
    Getting Motivated By A Motivational Speaker?
    In the past years, there has been a sudden rise of motivational speakers. They appear in television and in magazines as well as sold out seminars that are just brimming with people who are just craving to get some direction with their lives.

    A motivational speaker, instead of focusing on th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 10 Oct 2005 00:59:31 -0700)
    Giving Up In Dealing With Your Fears Is Not An Option
    Your fears, anxieties, and other problems have the best of you and you don’t know where to turn for help. At some point you feel totally helpless as you struggle each day. What do you do?

    As a layman and an author of a Managing Fear book, there were times that my fears had the best of me. T
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 01:16:05 -0700)
    Remember Long Lists
    I want to explain a technique that is used to remember long lists. It is especially useful if you have to remember the list in a particular order.

    Let's say that you are going shopping and need to remember 5 items. This can be used with 50 items as well.

    The items are:

    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 02:10:18 -0700)
    Managing Your Anxieties, Self Esteem, And Self Confidence
    Some people have a difficult time in managing their anxieties and fears. In addition, a person’s self esteem and self-confidence can also suffer. As a result, here is a list of techniques a person can use to help manage their anxieties, fears, and self esteem.

    Remember that practice makes
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 02:16:28 -0700)
    Goal Setting And How To Achieve Your Goals – Tips From A Life Coach
    Goals – we have a love-hate relationship with goals. We love them because they are such a great idea and are a superb way to motivate us to achieve and then to evaluate our progress; but we hate them, because for much of the time, they go unattained and simply frustrate us. This isn’t what goals sho
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 02:46:51 -0700)
    Ten Top Tips For Successfully Setting Goals
    "Goals. There's no telling what you can do when you get inspired by them. There's no telling what you can do when you believe in them. And there's no telling what will happen when you act upon them." ~ Jim Rohn

    Would you like to achieve positive results in your life and get what you really
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 03:03:47 -0700)
    Five Thoughts About Effective Communication
    Communicating effectively can sometimes be difficult to do. So here are some thoughts, based on borrowed wisdom, on how to communicate clearly – and make a better connection with the other person too.

    “To get your ideas across use small words, big ideas, and short sentences.” ~ John Henry
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 23:06:12 -0700)
    50 Questions To Help You Find Your Life’s Purpose
    Let’s get straight into it!

    If you want to live a happy life, then you MUST spend some time deciding what you want to do with your life, and then make the effort to live that life with passion.

    It’s up to you!

    No-one else is going to do it for you.

    So, take so
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 17 Oct 2005 00:29:52 -0700)
    Getting Help For Your Fears And Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    It is not easy to deal with your fears, post-traumatic stress, or anxiety problems. The first step is that you should talk to a professional who can get you started in the right path of getting better. Getting help from a counselor or other professional is very important and can provide you much hel
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 17 Oct 2005 18:55:18 -0700)
    The Psychology of Being Organized
    Individuals who are organized in their personal lives most generally constitute efficient and organized employees in their work environments, succeed in their personal endeavors and are, more often than not, financially secure. Once an organizational state of mind is established, your status of e
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 01:29:27 -0700)
    A Metaphor For Change - The Egg
    There is nothing more certain in the world and in this life than CHANGE. No matter what people might think or what they might try to believe, everything is changing all the time, as we breathe in and out, as we eat and sleep and grow and go through our own spirals of unfoldment.

    So here is
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 20 Oct 2005 01:06:20 -0700)
    When Someone You Know Has To Deal With Depression, Anxiety And Fear
    What do you do when you someone you know has to deal with persistent fears and anxieties or even depression? Well the first thing you need to do is to get the person to seek the services of a professional and/or counselor who can lead them in the right direction and give them the help they need. In
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 22 Oct 2005 03:23:23 -0700)
    The Seven Day Life-Changing Happiness Challenge!
    You are about to discover a simple technique for creating massive changes in your quality of life.

    Do you want to be happier? This technique can help.

    Do you want more time to spend with your family or friends, or even just time to relax by yourself? Then this seven day challenge
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 22 Oct 2005 04:17:16 -0700)
    Alcohol Rehab When It's Necessary
    Alcohol rehab has been made public through such organizations as AA, Alcoholics Anonymous, as well as other famous institutions that treat alcohol related issues. Alcohol rehab is important because it can bring back a promising life that is on the brink of disaster. When alcohol consumption becomes
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 22 Oct 2005 04:18:57 -0700)
    Answering Service, What Every Small Business Needs!
    An answering service is what every small business needs. Anyone who has ever worked for a small business, or has owned a small business knows that the answering service is a true God send. Every time you are not able to answer the phone, you take the risk of losing business. With an answering servic
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 24 Oct 2005 03:39:15 -0700)
    Dealing With Your Mental Disorder, Anxieties, And Your Fears
    It is not easy to deal with your fears, anxieties, or any type of mental disorder. If you have such a problem, the first step is that you should talk to a professional who can get you started in the right path of getting better. Getting help from a counselor or other professional is very important a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 24 Oct 2005 03:46:02 -0700)
    Reclaiming Your Inner Child
    Remember when you were a child. Everyday seemed to be an adventured filled with laughter and giggles. There was humor all around us. Children laugh 400 times a day up to 4 years old, while adults laugh 15 times a day. Unfortunately, the cares of life weight most of us down. We turn to alcohol, sex a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 04:42:18 -0700)
    What To Do When Your Fears And Worries Overwhelm You
    What do you do when your worries and anxieties overwhelm you? Here is a brief list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their worries and anxieties.

    Sometimes what we fear may happen can be overly exaggerated. A lot of times, our worrying can make the problem even worse. Reme
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 23:41:52 -0700)
    Why Do Some Fail To Quit Smoking?
    Most smokers, when you ask them, will claim that even though they smoke everyday, they really do want to quit smoking. However, the number one reason some smokers don't quit is because deep down inside, they really do not want to quit at all. Nicotine is an addictive drug, simple as that. And the bo
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 06:08:49 -0700)
    The Dating Box
    Whether you are actively dating or just getting back into dating, it is a world full of possibilities. However, most of us are creatures of habit and our patterns keep us in a dating box, searching for and dating the same types over and over. Making contact online, you first have to find peop
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 11:14:24 -0700)
    Why You're Lonely, and What You Can Do About It
    Do you often feel lonely? If you do, you may spend a lot of time wondering what’s wrong with you. It may seem as if everyone else but you has lots of friends. It may seem like everyone else is always getting invited to go to exciting parties. And it may seem like you’re the only one who is l
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 29 Oct 2005 01:20:14 -0700)
    Find Happiness By Giving Happiness.
    Have you ever heard this quote?

    “There is a wonderful, mystical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life- happiness, freedom, and peace of mind- are always attained by giving them to someone else.”

    It’s so true, isn’t it? I don’t know who it was who first said th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 30 Oct 2005 21:04:57 -0700)
    Managing Your Fears As An Alternative To Abuse And Addiction
    Everybody deals with stress and anxiety, however some people sometimes take it out on others through abuse or take their fears out on themselves through addiction. Both of these alternatives are wrong. There is a better way to deal with your stress and anxieties. Here is a list of techniques that a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 19:17:00 -0700)
    10 Self-Actualization Quotes from Shakespeare
    1. There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so. 2. I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. 3. To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first. 4. The miserable have no other medicine but only hope. 5. Men at some time are masters of their fates: The fault, dear Bru
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 22:31:01 -0700)
    Speed Read Faster Than Ever With These 4 Tips
    Many people, particularly students, would love to be able to absorb information faster. But before retaining information, they have to go through the first stage of learning, which is reading.

    For many individuals who are pressed for time, speed reading has become a necessity. However, it's
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 01 Nov 2005 00:30:14 -0700)
    Make Your Life Flourish
    Desiring to have fun is natural, normal and an a sound approach to a healthy state of being. Your life cannot help but flourish if your daily routine is infused with FUN. Consider it a basic need along with food, shelter, clothing, Etc! Of course, this is not to say that you don’t take important thi
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 01 Nov 2005 10:22:21 -0700)
    Do You Have Co-dependent Relationships?
    One of the greatest benefits of having close friendships is that our friends can support and help us when things get rough in our lives. In exchange for the support our friends give us during a crisis, most of us also help our friends when they need it. In a relationship between two emoti
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 19:40:14 -0700)
    Double Or Triple Your Time!
    Why do some say that time is much more important than wealth? Nearly all biographies and self-help books, by top leaders and speakers from the past decades, all focus on time as being the most important resource available. When we manage our use of time, through self-mastery, success is a natural pr
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 03 Nov 2005 01:16:53 -0700)
    Finding And Overcoming The Source Of Your Fears And Stresses
    A sure way to overcoming your fears and anxieties is in finding the source of your fears and being able to manage it. In dealing with any kinds of fears or anxieties, try to learn what is the real source of your fears and anxieties. Knowing what is causing your anxieties can go a long way in finding
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 03 Nov 2005 01:23:56 -0700)
    Achieving Success And Progress Through Creative Thinking
    Many people believe that the goal of any society is progress, however for most of us it is not easy to get used to something new. It takes more or less time for every person to adapt to new environment, even if it is only using a new tool, cooking a new dish or finding a new bus stop. That is the re
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 05 Nov 2005 22:08:16 -0700)
    Learn Speed Reading --- Read Faster --- Read Better
    Let’s face it, the ability to read faster, and still comprehend what you’re reading, is an essential skill in today’s fast moving environment. We must read extensively if we want to be successful in our studies, or careers.

    There’s no doubt, learning to speed read is probably the most valua
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 07 Nov 2005 12:08:52 -0700)
    Are You Too Busy To Have Friends?
    If you currently feel that you don’t have enough friends in your life, one reason may be that you have let yourself become too busy to make time for the relationships you already have. Nurturing and maintaining friendships requires effort and commitment. Many of us let our lives become so busy
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 07 Nov 2005 22:27:29 -0700)
    Ten Tips To Improve Your Self-Esteem
    The best way to improve your life and earn the respect of others is to improve your self-esteem. This is not a very difficult task. All that it needs is good guidance. Here are ten tips that can happen when you improve your self--esteem.

    1. You should surround yourself with people who are
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 07 Nov 2005 22:30:18 -0700)
    Ten Tips To Increase Your Self-Confidence
    Self-confidence is an important key to success in any walk of life. People with self-confidence are noticed more. They achieve their goals relatively easily. In contrast, people who lack self-confidence often end up being losers. You too need to build your self-confidence if you want to do well in l
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 07 Nov 2005 22:53:39 -0700)
    Universal Law Series - Law Of Attraction
    Our thoughts, emotions and feelings act as a powerful magnet, attracting circimstances into our lives. Whether these circimstances are positive or negative, is completely dependent on how we think!

    This is the sixth of seven articles in our continuing series covering the core seven Universa
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2005 02:59:55 -0700)
    Don’t Pull Up The Seeds When You’ve Just Sown Them
    Why is it that 95% of people who set themselves goals fail to reach them? In one word: impatience. The most important and difficult stage of goal-building is the immediate stage after you set your goals. In the first stage, there’s a brief blip of euphoria. But this soon passes and then you hit t
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2005 03:01:56 -0700)
    Decisions: How Close Are You To A 100% Strike Rate?
    Managers, team leaders and their staff can take as many as a hundred or more decisions in the course of a day, each day and every day. Many of these decisions are, of course, no more than automatic responses to familiar situations in which they have to choose between two or three options. However, f
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2005 03:03:30 -0700)
    Time Travel: What’s Your Speed and Direction?
    Our personalities are the key to finding out what kind of time manager we are. Whether we tend to do too much or too little, overwork or underwork, buzz around like a bee or freeze through procrastination, all comes down to one thing: which of the following Time Travellers are you? 1. The Perf
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 08 Nov 2005 15:18:17 -0700)
    How to Get a Boyfriend
    Boys are very complicated… they are not like women as you can read more of it at www.womendiary.net, and they do not just want to be used as fashion statements. So if you want a boyfriend, make sure that you like him and are willing to be in a serious commitment with him, or at least you feel you ma
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 09 Nov 2005 02:32:56 -0700)
    Alcoholism— What Should I Know About It?
    What is alcoholism?

    Alcoholism is a disease that affects the part of the brain that controls your feelings, the way you make decisions, and the way you act. People with alcoholism cannot control how much they drink. What causes alcoholism?

    Nobody knows what causes alcoholism. Peo
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 09 Nov 2005 03:03:21 -0700)
    Crisis Management: The Most Basic Of Needs
    Crisis management is something that every individual needs to consider. Whether you are preparing yourself for a crisis situation or if you are responsible for a school full of children, it is necessary to be prepared. There are excellent resources to help you do this and it also helps to take a goo
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 00:28:52 -0700)
    5 Reasons To Not Let Depression Control You Anymore!
    Family – It can be very vexing to loved one’s when you are depressed. On one hand they want nothing but the best for you, but on the other they sometimes get frustrated and wonder why you can’t simply snap out of it. It can be particularly hard on children of someone with depression as it may
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 01:33:06 -0700)
    5 Great Tips To Make Your Goals Your Reality
    Goals are a great tool for motivation. But if you don't use them correctly, they can also be a source of frustration. Goals are only empowering if they are used properly. So how do you make a goal into something that is a benefit for you?

    Goal-setting strategies are important especially fo
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 11 Nov 2005 02:13:43 -0700)
    Five Things You Don't (And Should!) Know About Stress
    Whether it’s called stress management, relaxation training, or its newest incarnation, “Resiliancy,” it seems that the question of healthy response to the stress of daily life is on everyone’s mind. But it’s important to remember a few things about stress that are rarely discussed—if known at all!
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 15 Nov 2005 00:55:31 -0700)
    Basics In Time Management Questions
    We all have to find what works best for our individuality, since each and every one of us is different. Accepting our own actions, behaviors and thoughts is not the beginning of learning who we really are. Rather, it is an attribute, which follows a connection between our past and our futures. You h
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 16 Nov 2005 02:01:43 -0700)
    Jim Estill's 8 Rules Of Time
    I study the use of time and how to maximize productivity and enjoyment from it. From these studies, I have come up with the following list of time rules:

    1 – It is more important to have clear goals than to be efficient. It is more important to work on the right things than to work efficie
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 17:42:47 -0700)
    Anyone tired of online dating?
    I have heard that over 40 million people in the USA alone will log onto an online dating or matchmaking website during the course of a year. You would think with that many single people it would be like shooting ducks in a barrel.. Wrong! As a 49 year old man, with a 16 year old son, being sin
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 02:19:37 -0700)
    A Look At Different Depression Treatment Regimens And Programs
    One of the most prevalent health problem in many countries around the world is depression. Indeed, researchers have concluded that a majority of people will experiencing clinical depression at some point during their lifetimes. As a result, all people should at least have a basic awareness of what d
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 19 Nov 2005 23:58:43 -0700)
    Transform Your Life
    What's the best way to make a difference in the quality of your life. The answer lies not with one-time actions, which offer temporary results, but with embracing the concept of long-term pattern. Any discipline (playing a sport, learning a new language, utilizing a meditation) becomes a tool for gr
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 25 Nov 2005 02:27:58 -0700)
    Had A Good I.D.E.A. Lately?
    The most elusive quality of excellence, of peak performers worldwide and throughout history is that thing called “Mastery.” What is this thing, and is it possible for ordinary people, however committed, to touch this exalted state?

    The answer is “yes,” but I’ve got good news, bad news, and
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 26 Nov 2005 07:13:08 -0700)
    The Wonders Of Winter.
    You may travel the world in search of the most glamorous locations, but sometimes there’s no place like home. Its winter time again, and while some folks are ready to reside indoors, its time for all landscape photographers to gather their winter gear and start the quest for some great seasonal i
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 01:40:55 -0700)
    Using Your Body To Strengthen Your Mind
    For thousands of years, physical disciplines like yoga, Tai Chi and Sufi Dancing have been said to increase mental and spiritual powers. If this is true, how might one explain this, and even better, how can we use this fact, practically, to enhance our lives as artists, business people, parents, and
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 06:12:51 -0700)
    A New Years Resolution To Stop Smoking – How To Keep To It Beyond Jan 2nd?
    So, here you are again. Seeing out the old year, along with its broken promises and failed, good intentions.

    You arrive, fresh with newly found conviction, after the excesses of the Christmas period, at the New Year’s resolution, an annual triumph of hope over reality!

    Hope, that
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 08:27:15 -0700)
    How To Keep Your Mind Sharp, Improve Your Memory And Iq, Impress Others, And Make More Money
    Everyone has seen or heard of someone with a photographic memory. We have also seen or know people afflicted with alzheimers, dementia, and low IQ's. Why do some people have such memory power and others either never have it or are stripped of it by disease and neglect.

    Studies have shown th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 27 Nov 2005 14:52:09 -0700)
    Recognizing Drama Kings and Queens in Your Life
    We all have drama kings and queens in our lives. You know who they are! These are the people that enjoy creating drama or chaos. They thrive on stirring up conflict, adding fuel to the fire. They are in our families, they are in our friendships and they are in our workplaces. These are people that s
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 00:31:56 -0700)
    Reaching Forgiveness
    “How can I forgive my parents when they were so abusive to me when I was growing up?”

    “How can I forgive my spouse for cheating on me?”

    “How can I forgive my best friend for abandoning me?”

    “How can I face and forgive unforgiving abusers and manipulators?”

    “Ho
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 02 Dec 2005 08:26:13 -0700)
    3 Simple Steps To A More Restful Sleep Tonight
    Picture this: It's 5:27 PM. You're hungry after a busy day at work, itching to get home to see your family, and now you're stuck in traffic. Frustration sets in. But you're used to it since this is an every day occurrence.

    So you finally stroll into your house at 6:04 PM, your 2 young child
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 03 Dec 2005 01:23:19 -0700)
    What In The Heck Can A Personal Coach Do?
    I just wanted to spread the word about Life Coaching and what it can do to help just about anyone. No, not every coach is suited for every client but the right coach/client combination is such powerful tool.

    I hear different variations of the following questions and statements a lot: "What
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 03 Dec 2005 01:24:57 -0700)
    K.I.S.S. - Keep It Simple Sweetie
    We live in such a fast paced world and finding ways to simplify your life can help to create a more relaxed and satisfying life for you and your family.

    Simplicity involves freeing your time, money, and energy so that you can pay more attention to what is important to you.

    Here a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 03 Dec 2005 01:54:28 -0700)
    The New Years Resolution - It’s That Time Again!
    I have a small poster on my wall, it reads...“What's the point in having dreams..... if you're not going to make them happen?”

    Many of us have ambitions and dreams that we never seem to act upon, there’s always something that gets in the way of making a start. So here you are again, seeing
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2005 03:32:31 -0700)
    How To Reduce Anxiety
    At some level, all of us experience at different stages of life. Quite often it's a circumstantial anxiety due to a feeling of being out of control, dissatisfied with life circumstances, worried that something bad or worse will happen, or a general feeling of not dealing well with uncertainty. So an
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2005 03:40:00 -0700)
    How To Find Good Counseling
    Counseling is a profession that aims to help people. It is one that the practitioner enters into knowing that they get the most out of making the lives of those they work with better. And in order to find the type of counseling that works best for you, it is critical that you understand this - the c
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2005 03:54:05 -0700)
    Autism: A Brief Overview
    Autism has affected more than 1.5 children in the USA. It is a lifelong condition for which there is no cure.

    What is Autism?
    Autism is a disorder caused in children during the first three years of their life. Autism is essentially a brain disorder. It affects the normal functioning o
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2005 18:28:29 -0700)
    Get Started! Do Something!
    This is about getting started. Taking that first step. It is so easy to moan about our lives and complain that things aren’t how we want them to be. We all do it. We all have done it! So how can we break out of that moaning habit and turn it into a doing one? Making the decision to do something is t
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2005 18:40:02 -0700)
    Making The Most Of Now
    “You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.” --Henry David Thoreau (1817-62) American writer, author, naturalist <
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2005 18:48:09 -0700)
    Are You Doing What You Love?
    Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. --Albert Schweitzer (1875 - 1965)

    We are busier than we have ever been, working long hours and feeling under more and more pressure. How do you spend your days? For
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2005 18:58:11 -0700)
    When You're Smiling!
    “ Smile , it is the key that fits the lock of everybody's heart."

    Anthony J. D'Angelo

    Back from Florida ahead of Hurricane Wilma, I asked my teenage son what he thought I should write about this time and he said ‘doughnuts’. I explained that although I found the topic an intriguin
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2005 19:01:34 -0700)
    Going For A Win-Win Result - A Guide To Being Assertive
    "The basic difference between being assertive and being aggressive is how our words and behavior affect the rights and well being of others”

    Sharon Anthony Bower

    It is interesting that many people still confuse being assertive with being aggressive. How about you? Have you learnt
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2005 07:13:11 -0700)
    3 Powerful Tips To Help Manage Everyday Stress
    Often times stress will manifest when we carry over yesterday’s concerns into our present day concerns. An accumulation will almost always end up in a high stress level. Therefore, we must be able to “dump” all of our concerns from the previous day or days and concentrate wholly on our today.
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    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2005 07:57:51 -0700)
    Discover The Genius Inside You
    Did you know that you are a genius? If that sounds too incredible, and that you can’t possibly compare to the likes of Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, or Bill Gates, ask yourself this: are they really any different from you? The answer is No. They were made exactly like you and you exactly li
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2005 11:02:04 -0700)
    Wedding Planning on the Web

    Planning a wedding? Whether you're a wedding planning pro or a do-it-yourself bride, I know one thing you don't: you aren't using the web enough.

    The web has become the dominant way to shop for electronics, travel, cars, housing, even education. But you can just as easily use the we

    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 07 Dec 2005 23:28:23 -0700)
    Tuning Out The "Radio Voice"
    It would be impossible to list all of the things people have considered crucial to success in life. Honesty, energy, bonding, modeling, control of fear…all are important. For my whole life, I’ve searched for the answers in this arena, and treasured the gems that have been revealed.

    In July
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 08 Dec 2005 01:59:13 -0700)
    Tuning Out For Success
    It would be impossible to list all of the things people have considered crucial to success in life. Honesty, energy, bonding, modeling, control of fear…all are important. For my whole life, I’ve searched for the answers in this arena, and treasured the gems that have been revealed.

    In July
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 08 Dec 2005 04:01:46 -0700)
    Personal Success Through Goal Setting
    Setting goals and objectives is a process which has very wide application in business, and it was certainly a part of my own business training which I had to put into practice regularly in the years that followed. Some of the better businesses and organizations will also incorporate personal goal se
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 09 Dec 2005 02:56:39 -0700)
    Kill Your Depression - Five 5 Super Effective Tips
    Being lonely is a normal part of our everyday lives. We get sad when we fail in our exams, when we're rejected by the person we love, or when someone very close to us passes away. Depression, however, could be more fatal than just plain loneliness. It could render life-long consequences that could r
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 09 Dec 2005 03:26:14 -0700)
    Discover The Hidden Superpower Of Your Mind
    The mind is an infinite wonder. It has the fantastic ability to transmute your desires into their physical counterparts. You can do anything that your mind can conceive, as long as you have the belief and will power to back it up.

    Take the case of cancer patients who were given placebo pill
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 09 Dec 2005 04:34:15 -0700)
    Soluble New Years Resolutions
    As Big Ben chimes at midnight on 31st December we toast in the New Year and make all those decisions about what we want for the next year, and talk about all the great things we will achieve. Then what? By the end of January or possibly, if we are lucky, February our resolve has ‘dissolved’ and life
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 09 Dec 2005 04:41:22 -0700)
    Refining The Golden Hour
    In one of the classic personal finance books, “The Richest Man In Babylon,” we are told that the way to wealth is to “pay yourself first.” That a portion of all you earn is yours to keep. Great words, and just as applicable to your life itself. In other words, out of every sixteen-hours of wakefulne
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 09 Dec 2005 20:46:40 -0700)
    Make Your Life Happen In 2006!
    Here it is again. The end of another year. Did this year go by in a flash? I know it did for me, just as it does every year. With 2006 just around the corner now is the time to sit down and write out our goals for next year. If we don’t, we will suddenly be at the end of the year again wondering wha
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 09 Dec 2005 22:34:59 -0700)
    8 Steps For Coping With And Healing Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    Attention deficit disorder is a serious disorder and it is not going away. It causes depression, inattentiveness, relationship and behavorial problems, deviant behavior (crime), can lead to drug abuse, alcoholism and even suicide. To better understand this disorder and correct it there are 8 steps w
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 11 Dec 2005 00:15:22 -0700)
    Be Your Own Best Friend.
    How do you be your own best friend? It’s simple.

    Be someone you love to spend your time with.

    Be someone you’d love to just hang out with on a Saturday night.

    Be the first person to congratulate yourself whenever you succeed.

    And be the first person to tell yourse
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 07:21:40 -0700)
    Happiness
    Some people believe that achieving happiness is the purpose of life, yet the pursuit of happiness often leads to unhappiness. This is because happiness is actually a consequence of a different life purpose – the pursuit of evolving our souls in our ability to love ourselves and others.

    When
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 09:11:42 -0700)
    The Importance Of Rest And Relaxation
    Life is busy and it seems each year it just gets busier. Work, family, school, and other commitments just eat the day away and leave you with no time to sit back and relax. However, rest and relaxation is very important. In fact, getting enough rest is imperative to living a healthy lifestyle and wh
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 13:03:11 -0700)
    The holidays are upon us
    Do difficult relatives ruin your holidays year after year? I had a colleague, Traci, who proclaimed a few weeks before Thanksgiving that the family gathering would be ruined as usual because of her sister-in-law, husband, and meddlesome nephew. She had a defeatist attitude plus she figuratively put
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 23:24:55 -0700)
    Is Social Anxiety Holding You Back?
    Another year, another New Years resolution ... if only this time it could be different?

    Do you feel overwhelmed by both your own and others expectations for the festive period? Does the forthcoming prospect of social gatherings make you feel uncomfortable?

    If you could wave a magi
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 13 Dec 2005 23:04:55 -0700)
    Universal Law Series - Law Of Correspondence
    If your life is not the way you want it, don't blame the people around you or your circumstances. Look inside and know that you and you alone have created your reality!

    This is the last of seven articles in the series covering the core seven Universal Laws. The focus of this article is the
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 13 Dec 2005 23:08:38 -0700)
    Universal Law Series - Law Of Correspondence
    If your life is not the way you want it, don't blame the people around you or your circumstances. Look inside and know that you and you alone have created your reality!

    This is the last of seven articles in the series covering the core seven Universal Laws. The focus of this article is the
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 06:43:52 -0700)
    How To Establish Work Life Balance
    How do they do it? You know the parents that work full time and manage to raise smart, healthy and happy children?

    They have a secret. That secret is maintaining a good work life balance.

    Have you ever heard the expression “all work and no play makes a boring day?” Well the same
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 22:41:10 -0700)
    Dealing With Colic Without Losing Your Mind
    For a brand new mommy, or even a seasoned one, dealing with a colicky baby can be overwhelming. The constant crying is heartbreaking and nerve wracking, and leaves you with a sense of helplessness. But don’t lose heart; the only good thing I can tell you about colic is that it’s temporary. Here are
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 08:11:15 -0700)
    Online Shopping vs. Adult Book Stores
    Have you ever wanted to go in an adult bookstore but were afraid? Afraid that someone you know might see your car parked outside. Maybe you were afraid of what the sales clerk, behind the counter, would be thinking about you. Maybe you've been afraid because you heard the people that frequent those
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 10:48:59 -0700)
    Music And Depression
    What is music? All sounds are comprised of sound waves. What distinguishes music from other sound waves is the manner in which the sound waves vibrate and decrease from loud to soft. Dropping a metal pan on the floor presents jarring, erratic vibrations. Striking a note on a piano chord presents a s
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 19:50:47 -0700)
    Stress Less!
    STRESS. "Yes, the S word'. Stress is the 'wear and tear' our bodies experience as we adjust to our constantly changing environment. Stress has both physical and emotional effects on us and can it can create positive or negative feelings.

    As a positive influence, stress can help comp
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 19:52:55 -0700)
    Tips To Become Happier & More Empowered
    In a search for happiness, many people look for it in other people and not within ourselves. Many people feel that things like money, a better job, better relationships..etc will make them happy. In reality, to find true contentment you must look inside yourself and learn to be your own best friend.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 17 Dec 2005 09:58:39 -0700)
    Did You Ever Try Selling Your Images?
    After spending a significant amount of time taking pictures, and accumulating a large library of images, it can be a daunting task looking for a way to sell your work. With the right approach and a vast amount of hard work you soon may see a return for all the hours spent outdoors. One of
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 17 Dec 2005 09:59:58 -0700)
    Photo Copyright Concerns.
    Copyright in any subject can be un-enticing, but is doesn’t hurt to know the law. Copyright in most works of art, which includes writing, photography and digital images occur as the work is created. To put it as simply as possible, the second you click the shutter button, the resulting image
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 17 Dec 2005 23:09:51 -0700)
    Two Things To Do Before You Die.
    Close your eyes for a minute and think about the fact that one day you are going to die. Does that make you a little uncomfortable? If it does then you’re certainly not alone. For most of us living in modern society, our own mortality is a subject that is rarely discussed. Thoughts of our own inevit
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 18 Dec 2005 03:48:09 -0700)
    The Alternative Way To Combat Your Anxiety
    Do you break out into a cold sweat when you have to deliver a talk before a group of people?

    Perhaps you become nervous when you have to take a test...

    There are certainly numerous causes for anxiety.

    Similarly, there are a number of treatment options for those afflicted
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 18 Dec 2005 04:03:00 -0700)
    Did You Check Your Confidence Level?
    Would you like to be confident? Your answer may be - YES.

    I do want to be confident.

    However, this answer lacks the impact. It is too generalized.

    Just like everybody wants to do well in life and be rich but not many ever realize this wish. This is because to actually g
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 18 Dec 2005 07:08:35 -0700)
    The Seventh Abundance
    It’s tempting when you’re struggling with money issues to think that this really is a cruel unfriendly world. There you are, working your socks off, and it’s all money out, out, out, leaving you constantly on the bread line while others around you seem to have anything and everything they want. B
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 20:30:19 -0700)
    The Purpose Of Shame
    Many people on a healing path have found it extremely challenging to heal their shame. Yet when you understand the purpose of shame, you will be able to move beyond it.

    Shame is the feeling that there is something basically wrong with you. Whereas the feeling of guilt is about DOING someth
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 20 Dec 2005 23:42:32 -0700)
    Coping With Holiday Stress
    The holidays are upon us and instead of leisurely sipping eggnog around the fireplace, we find ourselves in a frenzy trying to get all too many things done in anticipation of that one perfect, albeit elusive holiday moment.

    Despite expectations, holidays are a time when many of us end up so
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 11:58:45 -0700)
    Compulsive Gambler: How To Detect One?
    A compulsive gambler is a person who is not able to resist urge to gamble. The compulsiveness leads to severe personal and social consequences. The desire to gamble becomes so difficult to control that stress can only be calmed by gambling more.

    1. Walks, Talks and Breathes Gambling.
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    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 07:32:20 -0700)
    How To Deal With A Gambling Problem
    A gambling problem usually occurs when a person over indulges in gambling, ending up being indebted and having dysfunctional relationships with loved ones.

    First of all, Gambling is addictive. The risk and the winning can have a psychological effect on a person, making him unreasonable and
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 24 Dec 2005 21:48:45 -0700)
    Using Intuition To Still The Mind
    Intuition was a wonderful gift. It was also an awful curse. By instantly recognizing patterns, intuition was nature's vital tool for survival. Life ceaselessly faced a train of unlimited choices and, often, baffling problems. These demanded instant decisions. An animal could not remain undecided, wh
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 24 Dec 2005 22:14:22 -0700)
    How To Recognize Alcoholism
    Alcoholism is a devastating disease that effects millions of people every year. Recognizing alcoholism in yourself or someone else can be difficult. Alcoholism is defined as a disease that allows a persons use of alcohol to interfere with their life and the basic functioning of their daily tasks, ne
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 25 Dec 2005 21:00:48 -0700)
    Rediscover A Natural Source Of Happiness.
    Do you want to rediscover a natural source of happiness that many of us tend to overlook in this modern hectic world?

    It’s available to all of us, twenty-four hours a day. It’s free. It’s as close as your own backyard. And best of all, it works.

    I’ll reveal it to you in just a seco
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 26 Dec 2005 22:11:47 -0700)
    Connecting the Past and the Present: Healing Abandonment and Abuse through Awareness
    Many people I work with in therapy or in my writing-as-healing classes discover stories that surprise them—stories about the mistakes they felt their parents made, power imbalances in the family, or stories about physical or sexual abuse. The darker stories are often a surprise: when writers sat dow
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 26 Dec 2005 22:14:17 -0700)
    Ghost Mothers: How to Heal Abandonment and Neglect, and Find Forgiveness
    So many women talk about their relationships with their mothers—no matter how old they are. For some, their mother, from whom they have supposedly separated long ago, still occupies a central place in the psyche. She’s too close, she’s too much. She has advice, is nosy, and interferes. The daughter
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 02:13:26 -0700)
    5 Tips For Choosing The Right Motivational Posters For The Office
    As with choosing any art piece whether it is a print, original painting, sculpture, photograph or collectable, you can make or break a room choosing incorrectly.

    You can make quite a statement with the correct art piece! It can communicate on many different levels.

    Have you ever w
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 03:01:47 -0700)
    Why Planning Your "Re-Fired" Retirement Is Vitally Important
    Just about all of us plan to retire one day. You may visualize yourself with plenty of free time on your hands, no commute, and finally with an opportunity to travel with the person you love.

    But statistics show that golden dream comes true for only a very few of Americans. Some studies rev
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 08:36:24 -0700)
    Time Management Tips For A Successful Life
    The application of time management skills has tended, in the past, to be thought of as something that is for business life only. In reality, though, time management is something from which we can all benefit in our personal lives as well, and in the art of marrying our working lives with our home an
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 12:21:57 -0700)
    Where is Happiness?
    Do you move through life feeling everyday is the same? Like some repeated pattern that goes on and on? For some people, there's nothing new to do under the sun, and nowhere to go. Everything is just boring, boring, boring. They work so hard to earn enough money to play, but yet their playtime pass
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 27 Dec 2005 13:34:57 -0700)
    The Magic of Dreaming Big
    If you dont dream big enough, you major in minor things. A sad fact of life is that people dont live to achieve their fullest potential. Most of the time, the act of surviving consumes them. Earning enough to live a comfortable lifestyle takes up all their time. And in the end, they have yet to fi
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 03:39:43 -0700)
    When Your At The End Of Your Rope With Your Anxieties
    What do you do when you feel that your at the end of your rope with your anxieties, depression, and fears? During this time, the best thing to do is not to give up and not to lose hope. In the meantime, here is a list of brief techniques that a person can use to overcome your depression, fears, and
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 09:01:45 -0700)
    Gambling Addiction: How To Get Rid Of It
    There are many vices lurking in the society today. One of which is gambling.

    What’s even worse is the fact that people who are so hooked up with gambling have the tendency to get addicted to it.

    Addiction is a serious social issue that society is still trying to muster. With gambl
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 30 Dec 2005 04:57:56 -0700)
    Avoiding Your Persistent Fears Will Not Make Them Go Away
    Your fears, anxieties, and other problems have the best of you and you don’t know where to turn for help. At some point you feel totally helpless as you struggle each day. What do you do?

    As a layman and an author of a Managing Fear book, there were times that my fears had the best of me. T
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 01 Jan 2006 23:19:17 -0700)
    How To Deal With Difficult People Part 3 - The Passive Aggressive
    Thirty-three year old Roberto had promised his wife Tina that he would be home after work in time for her to attend her weekly "women's group" at her church. Having only one automobile, Tina was completely at the mercy of Roberto's promise.

    You guessed it! Roberto did not show up until 8:45
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 02 Jan 2006 00:08:59 -0700)
    New Year Goals
    “Action Steps To Success”
    Life Coach Advice

    Think back to the beginning of 2005. Like most, you started the new year with many goals. What goals did you set? Maybe 2005 was the year you were going to lose weight, get a better job, make more money, meet someone or quit smoking.

    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 02 Jan 2006 02:01:45 -0700)
    Learning How To Overcome Your Obsessive And Fearful Thoughts
    It can be tough for people with OCD to have to experience obsessive thoughts that are intrusive, scary, and difficult to manage. As a result, here is a short list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their obsessive and fearful thoughts.

    The first thing a person must do is no
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 02 Jan 2006 02:03:26 -0700)
    Managing Your Fears And Anxieties Takes Practice
    Like everything in life, managing your fears and anxieties takes practice. The more you do it, the better you will become. Here are a few reminders on how you can become better at dealing with your fears, depression, and anxieties.

    Take advantage of the help that is available around you. If
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 03 Jan 2006 08:32:55 -0700)
    What Does It Mean To “Self Improve?”
    Self Improvement has become mainstream. In the last few years, since I have been writing articles and submitting them to article sites, I’ve noticed that the category of “Self Improvement” has been showing up lately when it was never there before. To me, this is very good news.

    But what doe
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 04 Jan 2006 00:34:31 -0700)
    Setting Personal Objectives For The New Year
    The end of one year and the start of another brings with it the opportunity and inspiration, for many, to consider their personal situation and plan for the year ahead. We all hope that we will end the New Year better off in our personal lives than we start it. By “better off” we may mean financiall
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 04 Jan 2006 02:06:40 -0700)
    Never Lose Hope In Dealing With Your Fears And Depression
    When your fears and depression have the best of you, it is easy to feel that things will not get any better. This is not true. There is much help available in today’s society and the best way to deal with your fears is to find effective ways to overcome them. As a result, here are some techniques a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 04 Jan 2006 12:22:44 -0700)
    Are You Open to Liking the People that You Meet?
    When you meet new people for the first time, do you usually like most of the new people that you meet? Or do you find that you usually dislike new people, unless they can eventually prove after a long time that they deserve your friendship? Perhaps you have never thought about this before. A
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 05 Jan 2006 07:28:54 -0700)
    Our Fears And Worries Can Distort The Reality Of The Situation
    At times, our worries and anxieties can overwhelm us. In addition, our worries can distort our perception of what is reality and what is not. Here is a brief list of techniques that a person can use to help gain a better perspective on things during our anxious moments.

    When feeling anxious
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 05 Jan 2006 07:29:53 -0700)
    Get All Of The Facts In Dealing With Your Fears And Phobias
    When dealing with our persistent fears and phobias, it is easy to let our imagination get the better of us. Our negative and scary thoughts can overcome the reality of the situation and can make things worse than what they really are. As a result, here are some techniques a person can use to help ga
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 05 Jan 2006 20:59:44 -0700)
    A Look At Different Depression Treatment Regimens
    One of the most prevalent health problem in many countries around the world is depression. Indeed, researchers have concluded that a majority of people will experiencing clinical depression at some point during their lifetimes. As a result, all people should at least have a basic awareness of what d
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 06 Jan 2006 23:42:42 -0700)
    New Year's Resolutions
    Have you kept to your new year's resolutions? Sadly most of us haven't, and many of us have given up trying. But why is this? Are you going to wait another 12 months before you try again? Many people give up if they fail once. You are putting unreasonable pressure on yourself if you do this.
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    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 06 Jan 2006 23:43:23 -0700)
    Reboot Your Commute
    Commuting is one of those things that, if you are doing it, is something that you have to do rather than want to do. And if you have a negative attitude about your commute, it can quickly turn into something that starts to impact more than just the time you spend commuting.

    Your attitude ab
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 07 Jan 2006 00:01:49 -0700)
    When A Technique Doesn't Work Try Another In Managing Your Fears
    What do you do when you try to manage your fears and it doesn’t work the first time around? The answer is that you try again with other techniques that might be more effective. Here are some things that a person should consider when managing their fears and anxieties.

    The person struggling
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 07 Jan 2006 00:05:45 -0700)
    Tackle Your Fears And Anxieties One Step At A Time
    Your fears, anxieties, and other problems have the best of you and you don’t know what to do. You try to manage your fears but are not able to do so. At this point, what you need to do is to be smart in how you manage your fears and anxieties.

    The most important thing to remember is to mana
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 07 Jan 2006 06:57:02 -0700)
    Two Proven Techniques That Successful People Do To Triple Their Time In A Day
    They say that time is much more important than wealth. Most effective people think so. They know how to get more time in a day, and they have mastered the art of utilizing time effectively to do more productive things that contribute to their advancement or success. So how do they do it?

    Pr
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 07 Jan 2006 07:17:23 -0700)
    How To End The Frustration Of Insomnia
    Insomnia is a common sleep sickness that has bothered many people around the world. But the consequences brought about by this disorder may not be as ordinary as it may seem. It can be downright punishing.

    You know the frustration of looking repeatedly at your clock while endlessly moving a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 07 Jan 2006 07:18:22 -0700)
    Control Your Fear Before It Will Control You!
    "Fear Factor" has been one of my favorite TV shows. It highlights the courage of the participants to engage in the most fearsome and disgusting acts.

    Most of the contestants are willing to sacrifice their dignity for the sake of the prize money. So what does that imply?

    It implies
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 07 Jan 2006 08:59:22 -0700)
    7 Habits Of Spectacularly Unsuccessful People
    WARNING! If you want to have a fantastic life, never engage yourself in these 7 deadly habits that incompetent people do.

    NUMBER 1 - They Think, Say, & Do Negative Things.

    Yes. They see problems in EVERY opportunity.

    They complain that the sun is too hot. They cursed the
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 08 Jan 2006 02:33:19 -0700)
    Cure Your Crystal Meth Addiction Before It's Too Late!
    The images in my last month local newspapers was enough to make anyone stop for a moment and see the devastating effect of crystal meth (Crystal methamphetamine) now becoming more mainstream and reaching epidemic proportion. The newspaper featured stories about young men and women who went from b
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 08 Jan 2006 19:00:59 -0700)
    To Thine Own Self Be True
    We have looked before on the concept of self-love and I would like to take the time into look into this in more depth. If you remember, we said that AGAPE love was an unconditional love and that we needed to love our neighbor as we love ourselves. Let us look more closely at why we have so much
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 09 Jan 2006 04:27:33 -0700)
    Communication Skills: A Quick Start
    Here is the easy way to learn about Communication skills without going through a 300+ pages book which, one can forget about before he finishes it

    Always start with an Intention:

    Anything we start, including communication skills, usually has reason and a starting point. Whil
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 09 Jan 2006 04:29:27 -0700)
    Communication Skills: Internal Boosters
    Find out how you can enhance your communication skills by utilizing naturally occurring processes. These methods when used properly, can help you very much to communicate with your inner selves.

    1. Choosing your Direction:

    Most of the well meaning gurus of modern life have
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 02:13:12 -0700)
    You Can Not Hide Or Runaway From Your Fears And Anxieties
    Sooner or later, you will have to face your fears and anxieties regardless of how difficult they may be. As a layman and an author of a Managing Fear book, there were times that my fears had the best of me. Through these experiences, there is one thing that I learned. You can’t hide or runaway from
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 11 Jan 2006 17:01:31 -0700)
    You’re Desire Power And The 3 Keys of All Great People
    Desire is a very strong Key towards your mind power. You must not only know “what you want”, but you must also “want it hard enough” and be willing to make an effort towards attaining it… And in order to do this you simply need to create a strong and intense desire towards whatever it is you
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 02:26:51 -0700)
    Don't Take Any Time For Yourself!
    We live in a BUSY world, people! We do not live in an era where you can kick back and enjoy your life, or reap the rewards of your hard work over the years. There is too much to do! No matter what happens, keep your nose to the grindstone, keep charging forward with everything that you've got, and n
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 02:30:24 -0700)
    Don't Take Any Time For Yourself!
    We live in a BUSY world, people! We do not live in an era where you can kick back and enjoy your life, or reap the rewards of your hard work over the years. There is too much to do! No matter what happens, keep your nose to the grindstone, keep charging forward with everything that you've got, and n
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 05:36:38 -0700)
    Motivation's Effect On Mental And Physical Health
    Many studies have been done to research the effects of motivation and mental health. As the implications of helping those with negative self-esteem, depression and anxiety are immense this is certainly an area of research that deserves a great deal of attention.

    Psychology Online reports o
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 05:37:27 -0700)
    Tips To Beating Depression
    Everyone has days when they are down, worn out and just not feeling all that happy.

    That's OK, you need to have days like this, otherwise how would you know when you are happy. You need to have something to contrast your happiness with. What is black without white?

    Even though yo
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 05:38:11 -0700)
    Beating Depression By Action
    Depression can come on us at any time of the year. Sometimes, holidays are the worst times for those that feel this down-in-the-dumps fear and worry and things just seem to happen to make us feel gloomy and sad. Note that this feeling happens to all of us at one time or another. How to recognize the
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 05:39:23 -0700)
    Motivation's Effect On Mental And Physical Health
    Many studies have been done to research the effects of motivation and mental health. As the implications of helping those with negative self-esteem, depression and anxiety are immense this is certainly an area of research that deserves a great deal of attention.

    Psychology Online reports o
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 05:39:37 -0700)
    Tips To Beating Depression
    Everyone has days when they are down, worn out and just not feeling all that happy.

    That's OK, you need to have days like this, otherwise how would you know when you are happy. You need to have something to contrast your happiness with. What is black without white?

    Even though yo
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 05:39:38 -0700)
    Beating Depression By Action
    Depression can come on us at any time of the year. Sometimes, holidays are the worst times for those that feel this down-in-the-dumps fear and worry and things just seem to happen to make us feel gloomy and sad. Note that this feeling happens to all of us at one time or another. How to recognize the
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 05:48:10 -0700)
    Just Say "No" To Depression!
    Depression is believed by the medical profession to be the most prevalent disease of our time. The fear of developing heart problems or cancer alone is enough to cause tremendous stress and accompanying depression. There is a tremendous malaise circulating our world today. Both the medical professio
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 05:48:20 -0700)
    Depression - Finding The "Write" Solution!
    Most of us feel depressed or "down" at sometime in our lives but, fortunately, it`s usually short lived. Some people, however, are unable to shake off their feeling of depression and are diagnosed as "Clinically Depressed". Many types of pills and drugs are prescribed but they often lead to addictio
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 05:50:36 -0700)
    Just Say "No" To Depression!
    Depression is believed by the medical profession to be the most prevalent disease of our time. The fear of developing heart problems or cancer alone is enough to cause tremendous stress and accompanying depression. There is a tremendous malaise circulating our world today. Both the medical professio
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 05:50:42 -0700)
    Depression - Finding The "Write" Solution!
    Most of us feel depressed or "down" at sometime in our lives but, fortunately, it`s usually short lived. Some people, however, are unable to shake off their feeling of depression and are diagnosed as "Clinically Depressed". Many types of pills and drugs are prescribed but they often lead to addictio
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:20:55 -0700)
    How Do I Know If I Am Severely Depressed?
    Curiously easily diagnosable and treatable medical problem, depression happens to at least 20 million American adults every year. As we discussed earlier, although everyone has experienced sadness and feelings of being depressed, people that are suffering from true depression have many frequent and
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:21:34 -0700)
    Depression Is A Real Illness
    Because most people get depressed from time to time, there is that eternal question if depression is a real illness. The answer is: yes. The clinical one, that is. It has been said that about one out of eight United States residents will likely become clinically depressed. Some experience it once in
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:22:27 -0700)
    How Do I Know If I Am Severely Depressed?
    Curiously easily diagnosable and treatable medical problem, depression happens to at least 20 million American adults every year. As we discussed earlier, although everyone has experienced sadness and feelings of being depressed, people that are suffering from true depression have many frequent and
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:22:28 -0700)
    Depression Is A Real Illness
    Because most people get depressed from time to time, there is that eternal question if depression is a real illness. The answer is: yes. The clinical one, that is. It has been said that about one out of eight United States residents will likely become clinically depressed. Some experience it once in
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:27:24 -0700)
    What Causes Depression?
    Usually in our adolescence, we are exposed to many sudden and inexplicable mood swings as a result of our body undergoing various hormonal changes that prepare us for adulthood.

    Aside from increased social pressures, the onset of menstruation, for example, introduces adolescent girls to pre
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:29:04 -0700)
    When Do You See A Doctor If You Have (Or You Think You Have) Depression?
    If you have depression, or at least you think you have one, you must realize that you should not diagnose yourself. You need to have a healthcare practitioner that is skilled to give you a correct assessment and professional diagnosis of your condition.

    There is absolutely no reason to feel
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:29:53 -0700)
    Treating Depression
    Health care providers can take care of depressed people. A physician, for one, has also training in treating psychiatric disorders. The same goes with the physician assistant and the nurse practitioner. If the case is severe, these health care providers will automatically refer the patient to mental
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:29:59 -0700)
    Treating Depression
    Health care providers can take care of depressed people. A physician, for one, has also training in treating psychiatric disorders. The same goes with the physician assistant and the nurse practitioner. If the case is severe, these health care providers will automatically refer the patient to mental
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:30:46 -0700)
    What Causes Depression?
    Usually in our adolescence, we are exposed to many sudden and inexplicable mood swings as a result of our body undergoing various hormonal changes that prepare us for adulthood.

    Aside from increased social pressures, the onset of menstruation, for example, introduces adolescent girls to pre
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:30:53 -0700)
    When Do You See A Doctor If You Have (Or You Think You Have) Depression?
    If you have depression, or at least you think you have one, you must realize that you should not diagnose yourself. You need to have a healthcare practitioner that is skilled to give you a correct assessment and professional diagnosis of your condition.

    There is absolutely no reason to feel
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:38:40 -0700)
    Natural Treatment For Depression – It Is Possible!
    Depression is one of the most common psychological and emotional problems American adults encounter. A study reports that about 13 to 20 percent of American adults have some form of depressive symptoms. Unfortunately, many severe cases of depression can ultimately lead to suicide.

    Are there
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:38:45 -0700)
    Natural Treatment For Depression – It Is Possible!
    Depression is one of the most common psychological and emotional problems American adults encounter. A study reports that about 13 to 20 percent of American adults have some form of depressive symptoms. Unfortunately, many severe cases of depression can ultimately lead to suicide.

    Are there
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:40:48 -0700)
    Depression And Suicide
    Eighteen year old Catherine had everything: the most supportive family, a loving boyfriend, awesome set of friends and a comfortable life. But all of these things took a backseat when she was diagnosed with depression. From the bubbly chatterbox that she was, she morphed into a melancholic girl who
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 15 Jan 2006 09:42:28 -0700)
    Depression And Suicide
    Eighteen year old Catherine had everything: the most supportive family, a loving boyfriend, awesome set of friends and a comfortable life. But all of these things took a backseat when she was diagnosed with depression. From the bubbly chatterbox that she was, she morphed into a melancholic girl who
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 00:01:33 -0700)
    How To Overcome A Fearful And Scary Situation
    All most everybody worries about what will happen if they are in a stressful and scary situation. The prospect of not knowing what to do can be frightening. As a result, here is a list of techniques and suggestions on how to manage the fear of an upcoming situation

    The first thing a person
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 00:03:54 -0700)
    Getting Help For Your Panic Attacks And Other Anxieties
    Are you having trouble getting rid of your panic attacks and other anxiety related problems? It is not easy to manage your anxieties, however here are some techniques a person can use to help conquer their panic attacks and other anxiety related symptoms.

    The first step is that you should t
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 22:21:56 -0700)
    Simplicity, Patience And Compassion: The Three Treasures
    According to Eastern tradition there are three treasures on the pathway to enlightenment: simplicity, patience and compassion. At first glance, such simple ideas. Yet after contemplation one easily recognizes: it’s these basic thoughts, when woven into our day, that can lead each of us to a contempl
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 19:02:20 -0700)
    Life Coach, Another Trend?
    ”Go-Go-Go” Is life coaching another American New Age fad, delivering yet another empty promise of helping us live better lives?

    Whether we want to lose weight, get a new job, succeed in business, more education, relationship help, financial relief, smoking, drugs or alcohol cessation, help
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 19:05:42 -0700)
    2006 Is Already Setting Up To Fail
    It’s only a couple of weeks into the New Year and all those goals and resolutions you wanted for yourself are already slipping away. One of two things is happening: Either you simply never got started, or you’re running out of steam.

    Not getting started is common. Even with all the great en
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 07:29:38 -0700)
    Use Your Commute
    Two commutes a day, ten a week, forty a month, about 440 times a year. If you commute 45 minutes to work, that is ninety minutes a day, 1,650 hours a year!

    You know those goals you’ve been meaning to achieve? Why not use this time to work on them! How you choose to use the time is as broad
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 07:33:11 -0700)
    Use Your Commute
    Two commutes a day, ten a week, forty a month, about 440 times a year. If you commute 45 minutes to work, that is ninety minutes a day, 1,650 hours a year!

    You know those goals you’ve been meaning to achieve? Why not use this time to work on them! How you choose to use the time is as broad
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 10:20:37 -0700)
    Do You Use Your Time Wisely?
    When I was younger, I never considered the importance of time.

    I just laze around, watching TV, lie in bed, and play video games.

    As I grew older, I thought about the things that I have achieved. To my surprise, I haven't accomplished a lot.

    I resolved to myself that I wil
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 21 Jan 2006 10:22:21 -0700)
    Do You Use Your Time Wisely?
    When I was younger, I never considered the importance of time.

    I just laze around, watching TV, lie in bed, and play video games.

    As I grew older, I thought about the things that I have achieved. To my surprise, I haven't accomplished a lot.

    I resolved to myself that I wil
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 22 Jan 2006 04:47:03 -0700)
    An Easy Wealth Exercise: Ten Steps To Wealth
    Welcome to this simple, fun and easy exercise to improve your wealth consciousness, focus your mind and get behind yourself so that you can achieve wealth for real, and easily.

    The following exercise is just one of 365 different daily “wealth gym” mini-workouts that you can do right there a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 22 Jan 2006 04:51:34 -0700)
    An Easy Wealth Exercise: Ten Steps To Wealth
    Welcome to this simple, fun and easy exercise to improve your wealth consciousness, focus your mind and get behind yourself so that you can achieve wealth for real, and easily.

    The following exercise is just one of 365 different daily “wealth gym” mini-workouts that you can do right there a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 22 Jan 2006 19:39:22 -0700)
    How To Attract Everything You Desire Effortlessly!
    Be Simply Irresistible . . .

    How To Attract Everything You Desire Effortlessly!

    1. Create an environment that naturally pulls you forward so things like commitment and discipline are optional. Being pulled forward is attractive, pushing forward is not.

    2. Over respond to e
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 22 Jan 2006 19:40:47 -0700)
    How To Attract Everything You Desire Effortlessly!
    Be Simply Irresistible . . .

    How To Attract Everything You Desire Effortlessly!

    1. Create an environment that naturally pulls you forward so things like commitment and discipline are optional. Being pulled forward is attractive, pushing forward is not.

    2. Over respond to e
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 22 Jan 2006 20:19:42 -0700)
    Changing The Dreaded Commute
    How do you change something that you have become so accustom to dreading and turn it into a positive experience and force in your life? Many of you would look at this ad think that it isn’t possible. But, in a few simple steps there is a way to turn your commute into a healthy and fulfilling experie
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 22 Jan 2006 20:27:03 -0700)
    Changing The Dreaded Commute
    How do you change something that you have become so accustom to dreading and turn it into a positive experience and force in your life? Many of you would look at this ad think that it isn’t possible. But, in a few simple steps there is a way to turn your commute into a healthy and fulfilling experie
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 06:02:33 -0700)
    Alcoholism Facts - Facts Of Alcoholism You Should Know
    Alcoholism facts can help one better understand the extent of alcoholism and alcoholism warning signs. One of the alcoholism facts is that alcoholism is a type of drug addiction that can be both physical and psychological.

    Facts of alcoholism include the reality that alcohol acts as a depr
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 06:10:55 -0700)
    Alcoholism Facts - Facts Of Alcoholism You Should Know
    Alcoholism facts can help one better understand the extent of alcoholism and alcoholism warning signs. One of the alcoholism facts is that alcoholism is a type of drug addiction that can be both physical and psychological.

    Facts of alcoholism include the reality that alcohol acts as a depr
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 07:33:15 -0700)
    There Is Hope In Managing Your Depression And Fears
    When your fears and depression have the best of you, it is easy to feel that things will not get any better. This is not true. There is hope in dealing with your fears and depression. For instance, there is much help available in today’s society and the best way to deal with your fears is to find ef
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 07:33:44 -0700)
    There Is Hope In Managing Your Depression And Fears
    When your fears and depression have the best of you, it is easy to feel that things will not get any better. This is not true. There is hope in dealing with your fears and depression. For instance, there is much help available in today’s society and the best way to deal with your fears is to find ef
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 00:01:08 -0700)
    Reasons To Stay Positive
    You surely have heard about "positive thinking", but why bother? Is there any reason you should make the effort to retain only positive thoughts? This article shares some ideas why you may in fact want to make this effort.

    Higher Productivity

    Maintaining a positive attitude may lea
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 00:05:17 -0700)
    How To Deal With Difficult People Part 4-The Aggressive Driver When He Is A Loved One
    45 year old John terrorized his family when they were his passengers. He would yell at them if they complained about his driving.

    He would ignore them when they showed signs of discomfort and even seemed to enjoy scaring his passengers with his maneuvers such as tailgating, weaving in and o
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 00:10:49 -0700)
    Reasons To Stay Positive
    You surely have heard about "positive thinking", but why bother? Is there any reason you should make the effort to retain only positive thoughts? This article shares some ideas why you may in fact want to make this effort.

    Higher Productivity

    Maintaining a positive attitude may lea
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 00:11:44 -0700)
    How To Deal With Difficult People Part 4-The Aggressive Driver When He Is A Loved One
    45 year old John terrorized his family when they were his passengers. He would yell at them if they complained about his driving.

    He would ignore them when they showed signs of discomfort and even seemed to enjoy scaring his passengers with his maneuvers such as tailgating, weaving in and o
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 06:44:46 -0700)
    Less Talk, More Action!
    It is time for less talk and more action - loving action.

    Loving actions are those actions that support our highest good and the highest good of others. Loving actions are those actions that are motivated by love rather than by fear.

    Many people who have been on a path of personal
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 06:52:06 -0700)
    Less Talk, More Action!
    It is time for less talk and more action - loving action.

    Loving actions are those actions that support our highest good and the highest good of others. Loving actions are those actions that are motivated by love rather than by fear.

    Many people who have been on a path of personal
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 22:54:59 -0700)
    How To Optimize And Free Up Your Time
    Time is one of the most important resources that we have. Time is one thing that you can’t swap, borrow or purchase. We are all given the same 24 hours to each day. Even with all of our modern day time saving conveniences such as e-mail, fax machines, microwaves and dish washers, there is no way to
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 22:57:45 -0700)
    How To Optimize And Free Up Your Time
    Time is one of the most important resources that we have. Time is one thing that you can’t swap, borrow or purchase. We are all given the same 24 hours to each day. Even with all of our modern day time saving conveniences such as e-mail, fax machines, microwaves and dish washers, there is no way to
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 00:45:50 -0700)
    Adult ADD And The Art Of Grocery Shopping
    One of my greatest struggle with sticking to a budget, is that I always overspend what I budget on food. Here are some of my tips to help an Adult with ADD when going Grocery Shopping:

    1. Write a menu of what you want to eat for the week. Make sure to include breakfast, lunch, and snacks. T
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 00:48:42 -0700)
    Structure And The ADD/ADHD Entrepreneur
    Managing and owning a small business can be very stimulating for the ADD adult. Many ADD entrepreneurs thrive on the fact that they can work on growing their business without all of the structure of being employed by someone else. While the structure of a 9 to 5 job might not be ideal for an ADD adu
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 00:52:25 -0700)
    Adult ADD And The Art Of Grocery Shopping
    One of my greatest struggle with sticking to a budget, is that I always overspend what I budget on food. Here are some of my tips to help an Adult with ADD when going Grocery Shopping:

    1. Write a menu of what you want to eat for the week. Make sure to include breakfast, lunch, and snacks. T
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 00:52:43 -0700)
    Structure And The ADD/ADHD Entrepreneur
    Managing and owning a small business can be very stimulating for the ADD adult. Many ADD entrepreneurs thrive on the fact that they can work on growing their business without all of the structure of being employed by someone else. While the structure of a 9 to 5 job might not be ideal for an ADD adu
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 09:11:50 -0700)
    How To Deal With Herpes Rejection
    He or She Just Aint That Into You.

    If you have herpes and have the integrity to tell someone about it before you get sexually involved and they reject you because of it, it is one of the most devastating forms of rejection imaginable. Just as bad as being rejected because of your race, or p
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 09:14:01 -0700)
    How To Deal With Herpes Rejection
    He or She Just Aint That Into You.

    If you have herpes and have the integrity to tell someone about it before you get sexually involved and they reject you because of it, it is one of the most devastating forms of rejection imaginable. Just as bad as being rejected because of your race, or p
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 15:28:10 -0700)
    Do Not Let Your Anxieties Overcome Your Self-Confidence
    Some people who struggle with anxiety may sometimes lose their self esteem and self-confidence during the process. As a result, here is a list of techniques a person can use to help manage their anxieties, fears, and self esteem.

    Remember that practice makes perfect. Whenever it comes to de
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 15:30:51 -0700)
    Do Not Let Your Anxieties Overcome Your Self-Confidence
    Some people who struggle with anxiety may sometimes lose their self esteem and self-confidence during the process. As a result, here is a list of techniques a person can use to help manage their anxieties, fears, and self esteem.

    Remember that practice makes perfect. Whenever it comes to de
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 28 Jan 2006 03:35:05 -0700)
    Seven Ways To Turn Past Failures Into Springboards For Success
    Perhaps your professional life isn’t going exactly like you thought it was supposed to go. Maybe you’ve made a series of bad decisions or even one really bad choice that you can’t seem to bounce back from. Maybe you’ve been downsized or terminated. Maybe your best-laid plans have failed and circumst
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 28 Jan 2006 03:41:17 -0700)
    Seven Ways To Turn Past Failures Into Springboards For Success
    Perhaps your professional life isn’t going exactly like you thought it was supposed to go. Maybe you’ve made a series of bad decisions or even one really bad choice that you can’t seem to bounce back from. Maybe you’ve been downsized or terminated. Maybe your best-laid plans have failed and circumst
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 28 Jan 2006 22:31:00 -0700)
    Driving Away Stress
    It’s the morning rush hour, and your blood has reached the boiling point.

    You have exactly five minutes to get to work and you discover a major traffic tie-up along the freeway.

    You see the orange pylons and suddenly realize that you are stuck in a construction zone. The stress o
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 28 Jan 2006 22:35:38 -0700)
    Driving Away Stress
    It’s the morning rush hour, and your blood has reached the boiling point.

    You have exactly five minutes to get to work and you discover a major traffic tie-up along the freeway.

    You see the orange pylons and suddenly realize that you are stuck in a construction zone. The stress o
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 29 Jan 2006 09:16:53 -0700)
    Learning To Manage Your New Life
    When you’re a new mother, life can seem overwhelming. Your life is full of new responsibilities, yet the old ones haven’t gone away. This is a period of adjustment, so recognize it as such. Here are some ideas to help you cope with this transition period, and create the life you envision.

    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 29 Jan 2006 09:22:19 -0700)
    Learning To Manage Your New Life
    When you’re a new mother, life can seem overwhelming. Your life is full of new responsibilities, yet the old ones haven’t gone away. This is a period of adjustment, so recognize it as such. Here are some ideas to help you cope with this transition period, and create the life you envision.

    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 29 Jan 2006 23:22:38 -0700)
    Fear Of Flying
    There are a few fears in life that defy logic. Fear of spiders may be one, fear of lifts is another, and perhaps a fear of flying is another. Everyday, thousands of planes take off around the world, carrying millions of passengers safely to their destination. Flying is one of the safest, if not the
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 29 Jan 2006 23:28:11 -0700)
    Fear Of Flying
    There are a few fears in life that defy logic. Fear of spiders may be one, fear of lifts is another, and perhaps a fear of flying is another. Everyday, thousands of planes take off around the world, carrying millions of passengers safely to their destination. Flying is one of the safest, if not the
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 10:25:52 -0700)
    Alcoholism Signs - Ten Warning Signs Of Alcoholism You Should Know
    Alcoholism signs - are there ten warning signs of alcoholism? Yes! Understanding alcoholism signs can help you determine whether there is alcohol abuse or dependency. Consuming a drink or two per day for healthy men and a drink a day for healthy non-pregnant women is generally considered acceptable
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 18:59:06 -0700)
    Postpone your Procrastination indefinitely
    We’ve all done it at some time or other. We put off our exercise routine until tomorrow; we continually delay finishing that project or starting that business. Procrastination is the mother of all demons and can literally stop you in your tracks from achieving all that you desire. Sandra Bap
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 13:32:54 -0700)
    Boldness has genius, power and magic in it
    Here’s an interesting quote of W.H. Murray, from the Scottish Himalayan Expedition. Read it carefully. "Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation) there is one elementary truth, the ign
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 18:43:20 -0700)
    All The Money In The World Will Not Take Away Your Fears And Anxieties
    All the money in the world will not take away your fears and anxieties. You can be the most successful person in your business, however your money and success will do nothing in getting rid of your stresses and anxieties. So what do you do to make your fears and anxieties to go away? Well, since mon
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 02 Feb 2006 08:22:48 -0700)
    How To Get Rid Of Memory Obstacles
    Let’s say you have a passion for salads in different varieties.

    Because of this, you developed the skill of preparing them by yourself. So every time you crave for salad, you check the ingredients you have at home.

    You commit to memory the ingredients you need to buy; but while do
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 02 Feb 2006 08:24:43 -0700)
    How To Manage Tension And Stress - 4 Useful Tips
    Stress has always been a part of our lives. It is but a common occurrence for people to hear someone complain of how stressful his life had been in the school, in the workplace, or even with his family. This situation happens everywhere regardless of race, nationality, status in life, or level of ed
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 02 Feb 2006 08:26:08 -0700)
    You Have Always A Choice
    People often say they have no choice when faced with a dead end. They say they have no choice but to take the one direction available, which is often a wrong one.

    When they say that remark, they must understand that they have to take the blame for the consequences of what they will do.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 02 Feb 2006 08:36:12 -0700)
    Fantastic Methods To Sleep Like A Baby
    There are people who are in drastic need of sleep but just can’t seem to will their bodies to go to dreamland. They toss and turn until the sheets come off their beds, and they get the bitter realization that counting sheep doesn’t actually work.

    Insomnia doesn’t just mean not being able to
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 02 Feb 2006 11:34:38 -0700)
    How to Have a Beautiful Life in a Mad Dash Society
    When you go out, look at the people around you. Don't they look like they're in a hurry to get somewhere? When you ask your friends out for a gathering, do you often get, "Sorry, I've got an appointment, or I've a meeting on that day"? Many people are chronically busy nowadays. They all have the c
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 04 Feb 2006 03:54:40 -0700)
    Low Self-Esteem Symptoms
    People with low self-esteem rarely live their life to the full. They distance themselves from others, and are thus denied their love and support. They rarely, if ever, make full use of their abilities. Instead, they end up brooding about the injustices of life. Such people are a loss to themselves,
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 04 Feb 2006 03:59:20 -0700)
    Balancing Achievement And Happiness In Seeking Personal Success
    Being goal oriented is one possible asset in achieving success in any field. It does not ensure success, but I have no doubt that it can be a very useful tool. I used it as a development tool when I was an employee, and for the past ten years have set my own personal objectives in whatever it is tha
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 06 Feb 2006 07:29:48 -0700)
    Tackle Your Stresses In The Corporate World One Step At A Time
    Your fears, anxieties, and other business related problems have the best of you and you don’t know what to do. You try to manage your anxieties, but are not able to do so. At this point, what you need to do is to be smart in how you manage your stresses.

    The most important thing to remember
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 06 Feb 2006 07:32:04 -0700)
    Dealing With Your Depression In The Business World
    It is not easy to deal with your fears, anxieties, or depression in the business world. If you have such a problem, the first step is that you should talk to a professional who can get you started in the right path of getting better. Getting help from a counselor or other professional is very import
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 06 Feb 2006 07:34:01 -0700)
    Dealing With Your Depression In The Business World
    It is not easy to deal with your fears, anxieties, or depression in the business world. If you have such a problem, the first step is that you should talk to a professional who can get you started in the right path of getting better. Getting help from a counselor or other professional is very import
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 06 Feb 2006 08:02:32 -0700)
    What To Do After You've Been Betrayed
    It might have been your best friend, your partner, your boss, your brother or even your lover. It burns deep inside. You can’t sleep for the anger, the shock and dismay. You may find yourself still not believing it’s happened to you. But it has!

    When those we have entrusted with our money,
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 06 Feb 2006 08:04:04 -0700)
    What To Do After You've Been Betrayed
    It might have been your best friend, your partner, your boss, your brother or even your lover. It burns deep inside. You can’t sleep for the anger, the shock and dismay. You may find yourself still not believing it’s happened to you. But it has!

    When those we have entrusted with our money,
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 06 Feb 2006 09:21:10 -0700)
    Worry Causes Anger.
    If you are constantly worrying then you are harming your body and mind, and eventually your emotions will explode into anger. Worrying often leads nowhere, since most times, the things that people worry about are out of their control. For example, if you have bill due tomorrow and do not get a paych
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Feb 2006 01:53:06 -0700)
    Action Vs. Apathy: Just Get Moving!
    How many times have you felt truly defeated by the circumstances in your life? You know, the "I don't know why I bother to keep trying, I'm going back to bed and staying there" feeling. It happens to everyone - housewives, corporate executives, rock stars, actors, world leaders. Each and every one o
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Feb 2006 01:55:33 -0700)
    Action Vs. Apathy: Just Get Moving!
    How many times have you felt truly defeated by the circumstances in your life? You know, the "I don't know why I bother to keep trying, I'm going back to bed and staying there" feeling. It happens to everyone - housewives, corporate executives, rock stars, actors, world leaders. Each and every one o
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Feb 2006 07:55:16 -0700)
    What Creates Self-Esteem?
    We all want to feel good about ourselves but many of us go about this in the ways that will never create self-esteem.

    Do you believe that you will have high self-esteem when:

    • You make a lot of money?

    • You achieve a high position in your work?

    • You have an exp
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Feb 2006 07:58:09 -0700)
    What Creates Self-Esteem?
    We all want to feel good about ourselves but many of us go about this in the ways that will never create self-esteem.

    Do you believe that you will have high self-esteem when:

    • You make a lot of money?

    • You achieve a high position in your work?

    • You have an exp
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Feb 2006 10:25:59 -0700)
    Alcohol And Drug Abuse In Mental Health
    Alcohol abuse is overrated, while drug abuse is underrated. The DSM manual suggests that substance abuse there are differences in the definition of drug and alcohol use. To confuse matters worse the law has its own version of who is an alcoholic or drug addict. Some of the symptoms that help profess
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Feb 2006 10:27:28 -0700)
    Alcohol And Drug Abuse In Mental Health
    Alcohol abuse is overrated, while drug abuse is underrated. The DSM manual suggests that substance abuse there are differences in the definition of drug and alcohol use. To confuse matters worse the law has its own version of who is an alcoholic or drug addict. Some of the symptoms that help profess
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Feb 2006 23:53:31 -0700)
    Success Steps For Your Personal Or Business Life
    Fact: Success is something of which we all want more.

    Fact: Most people believe that success is difficult.

    Fact: They’re wrong - it’s not!

    Success isn’t really that difficult. There is a significant portion of the population here in North America, that actually want and ne
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Feb 2006 23:58:42 -0700)
    Success Steps For Your Personal Or Business Life
    Fact: Success is something of which we all want more.

    Fact: Most people believe that success is difficult.

    Fact: They’re wrong - it’s not!

    Success isn’t really that difficult. There is a significant portion of the population here in North America, that actually want and ne
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 08 Feb 2006 02:11:49 -0700)
    Unleashing Your Personal Development Potential
    You eventually reach a point in your life when you're ready for change and a whole bunch of information that'll help you unleash your personal development potential. Until then, something can stare at you right under your nose but you don’t see it.

    For instance, when you look at a painting
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 08 Feb 2006 02:14:00 -0700)
    Unleashing Your Personal Development Potential
    You eventually reach a point in your life when you're ready for change and a whole bunch of information that'll help you unleash your personal development potential. Until then, something can stare at you right under your nose but you don’t see it.

    For instance, when you look at a painting
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 08 Feb 2006 10:39:01 -0700)
    How to handle mistakes
    Solving mistakes is easy if you know the right methods. It all comes down to your knowledge, experience and creativity. When you solve a mistake, you get rid of the particular issue.. but most importantly; you learn, improve your intelligence and increase your confidence. Therefore, we should
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 08 Feb 2006 17:19:25 -0700)
    Work/Life Balance: Making Every Day Sacred
    So many of us rush blindly through our days, fall into bed exhausted, and wake up the next morning to do it all over again. For many of us, our lives are composed of millions of meaningless moments, all strung together - perhaps with a sprinkling of sacred moments mixed in. I'm sure you can think of
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 08 Feb 2006 17:24:05 -0700)
    Work/Life Balance: Making Every Day Sacred
    So many of us rush blindly through our days, fall into bed exhausted, and wake up the next morning to do it all over again. For many of us, our lives are composed of millions of meaningless moments, all strung together - perhaps with a sprinkling of sacred moments mixed in. I'm sure you can think of
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Feb 2006 00:40:03 -0700)
    Learning To See Challenges As Opportunities
    Are you a person who loves challenges, or hates them? I must admit I've spent most of my life as a person who hates them. I always thought of challenges as frustrating, maddening obstacles keeping me from where I want to be. I even used to take them personally, feeling like the universe must hate me
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Feb 2006 00:42:19 -0700)
    Self-Growth: Building Character And Integrity
    It's been said that character is defined by what you do when you think no one is watching. What an illuminating concept that is.

    Most of us have a public face and a private face. There are parts of ourselves we don't want the world to see. Typically, we tend to hide the aspects that would n
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Feb 2006 00:43:33 -0700)
    Learning To See Challenges As Opportunities
    Are you a person who loves challenges, or hates them? I must admit I've spent most of my life as a person who hates them. I always thought of challenges as frustrating, maddening obstacles keeping me from where I want to be. I even used to take them personally, feeling like the universe must hate me
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Feb 2006 00:43:54 -0700)
    Self-Growth: Building Character And Integrity
    It's been said that character is defined by what you do when you think no one is watching. What an illuminating concept that is.

    Most of us have a public face and a private face. There are parts of ourselves we don't want the world to see. Typically, we tend to hide the aspects that would n
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Feb 2006 06:21:40 -0700)
    Alcoholism Intervention - 7 Typical Alcohol Abuse Intervention Steps
    Alcoholism intervention or alcohol abuse intervention is the process whereby persons who care about the health and well-being of an addicted person come together to share their concerns about the addicted person's behavior. A small percentage of people are able to recover from addiction on their own
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Feb 2006 06:23:22 -0700)
    Alcoholism Disease And Alcoholism Physical Symptoms
    Alcoholism disease and alcoholism physical symptoms should be understood if there's concern about alcohol abuse. Alcoholism disease can be defined as a drug addiction where alcohol consumption is at a level that interferes with the person's physical and mental health and negatively impacts family, s
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Feb 2006 20:35:16 -0700)
    Planning To Quit Smoking
    Millions of people smoke, and to many, particularly those that have been smoking for some time, the prospect of quitting seems daunting. An addiction to nicotine is a serious one, and is multifaceted: there is a physical component, in that your body craves the nicotine the cigarettes contain, and a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Feb 2006 20:38:48 -0700)
    Planning To Quit Smoking
    Millions of people smoke, and to many, particularly those that have been smoking for some time, the prospect of quitting seems daunting. An addiction to nicotine is a serious one, and is multifaceted: there is a physical component, in that your body craves the nicotine the cigarettes contain, and a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Feb 2006 21:57:55 -0700)
    All The Debt Consolidation Information You Ever Needed To Know
    How does debt consolidation work? Debt consolidation is a simple process that involves combining all non-secured debts, such as credit cards, medical bills and insurance, and tuition bills, into one monthly payment, which is substantially-lower than the combined payments a debtor is currently m
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 01:19:19 -0700)
    Why You Should Quit Smoking
    Smoking is a highly additive habit, and most people who smoke find it very difficult to quit. The reason that it is so difficult to quit smoking is that the addiction is multifaceted: not only is there a physical addiction to the nicotine, but there is also a strong psychological component to the ad
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 01:22:18 -0700)
    Why You Should Quit Smoking
    Smoking is a highly additive habit, and most people who smoke find it very difficult to quit. The reason that it is so difficult to quit smoking is that the addiction is multifaceted: not only is there a physical addiction to the nicotine, but there is also a strong psychological component to the ad
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 08:22:03 -0700)
    Cheap Debt Consolidation: A Convenient Way To Attain Financial Freedom
    With skyrocketing interest rates, getting and repaying a loan is a tough feat to perform in today's economy. The only feasible solution for most people is to get a debt consolidation loan. However, before you take this step, you should spend some time reorganizing your budget to ensure you are
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 21:04:39 -0700)
    Managing A Panic Attack While Your At Your Job Or Business
    At times, our worries and anxieties can overwhelm us at our place of work or business. Here is a brief list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their anxious moments at their job or business environment.

    When feeling anxious, stop what you are doing and try to do something th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 21:09:44 -0700)
    Managing A Panic Attack While Your At Your Job Or Business
    At times, our worries and anxieties can overwhelm us at our place of work or business. Here is a brief list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their anxious moments at their job or business environment.

    When feeling anxious, stop what you are doing and try to do something th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 21:50:33 -0700)
    How To Get Rid Of Your Debt With Debt Consolidation Loans
    Are you getting in too much debt? Do you find yourself surrounded with bills from different creditors each month, unsure of whom to pay and for how much? Well, with today’s economy becoming more plastic-reliant than ever before, it's all to easy to get seriously in debt; and it may be all to ha
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 01:55:17 -0700)
    How To Work Through Debt Consolidation Companies To Become Debt Free
    What is the difference between debt management and debt consolidation? And what are the advantages to using these strategies? Debt management includes a number of services within a huge group of debt-environment functions and activities, including debt reduction, consolidation, negotiation, set
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 04:24:21 -0700)
    12 Ways To Maximize Time And Life
    My business experience has taught me one true thing: That maximizing your productivity, happiness, peace, or impact can best be accomplished if you clearly understand the 12 Rules of Time.

    1. Have goals

    Being more efficient with your time is irrelevant if you don't know how you w
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 04:26:47 -0700)
    12 Ways To Maximize Time And Life
    My business experience has taught me one true thing: That maximizing your productivity, happiness, peace, or impact can best be accomplished if you clearly understand the 12 Rules of Time.

    1. Have goals

    Being more efficient with your time is irrelevant if you don't know how you w
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 10:44:22 -0700)
    What Does Debt Consolidation And Elimination Mean To You?
    There was once a tenant and a landlord. The tenant was broke and couldn't pay his rent for months. His debt slowly started to pile up. After giving his tenant the benefit of the doubt for a number of months, the landlord finally sent him an eviction notice. The tenant's reply to this notice was th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 19:18:03 -0700)
    How Can your Attention be Utilized as Your Energy?
    Open your horizons. Find quality in small things, not the big ones. A more spiritual orientation brings about observing the details that go by unseen when you look for the big things. SHET Can you control your attention? The ability to control your attention, to control where you fo
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 02:42:31 -0700)
    Creating A Meaningful Life
    If you knew you were going to die tomorrow, what would you do today?

    Sometimes we forget how fleeting life is. There are no guarantees. We might be here until we're 100 years old, or we might check out in our twenties or thirties. We just don't know. But most of us tend to trick ourselves i
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 02:45:40 -0700)
    Using Conscious Creation To Improve Your Life
    You've probably heard the phrase, "Idle hands are the devil's tools" -- meaning if you don't have something to keep you busy, you're likely to get into trouble. That can be argued of course, since the intent to cause trouble probably has to be present also.

    However, the concept itself does
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 02:47:24 -0700)
    Creating A Meaningful Life
    If you knew you were going to die tomorrow, what would you do today?

    Sometimes we forget how fleeting life is. There are no guarantees. We might be here until we're 100 years old, or we might check out in our twenties or thirties. We just don't know. But most of us tend to trick ourselves i
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 02:47:37 -0700)
    Using Conscious Creation To Improve Your Life
    You've probably heard the phrase, "Idle hands are the devil's tools" -- meaning if you don't have something to keep you busy, you're likely to get into trouble. That can be argued of course, since the intent to cause trouble probably has to be present also.

    However, the concept itself does
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 04:42:58 -0700)
    Need A Boost In The Self Improvement Area?
    Choosing the right personal development program is going to change your life. If you are ready to take a step in the right direction and make a positive change then you need to start looking into some good self improvement courses. Actually, there are several proven strategies that can be used to he
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 04:43:27 -0700)
    Need A Boost In The Self Improvement Area?
    Choosing the right personal development program is going to change your life. If you are ready to take a step in the right direction and make a positive change then you need to start looking into some good self improvement courses. Actually, there are several proven strategies that can be used to he
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 08:00:06 -0700)
    The Strength Of Beliefs And Their Impact On Success
    Have you ever heard the expression, "if you don't believe you can do it you can't"? This holds true for business especially since many when beginning a new venture have some inherent doubts that can ultimately be the undoing of the business before it even has the chance to begin.

    Our belief
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 12 Feb 2006 08:02:10 -0700)
    The Strength Of Beliefs And Their Impact On Success
    Have you ever heard the expression, "if you don't believe you can do it you can't"? This holds true for business especially since many when beginning a new venture have some inherent doubts that can ultimately be the undoing of the business before it even has the chance to begin.

    Our belief
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 03:14:10 -0700)
    The True Meaning of Success
    I've come to hate the word "success". If you watch TV or read the popular newspapers today, the word "success" seems to be applied freely to anyone who achieves fleeting fame, wins dubious awards, or appears repeatedly in the gossip columns. Success is synonymous with fame, celebrity, or notoriety.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 03:16:56 -0700)
    Create Your Own Time Management System
    When you use a time management system to reach your goals, you increase your chances of achieving exactly what you want. Here are the 7 steps and tips you need to take. 1. Set Your Mission. The starting point of any goal-achievement is to think about your mission or purpose. What is the po
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 13:57:22 -0700)
    Your Power Of REAL Concentration
    Did you ever stop to think what an important part your thoughts, I mean real concentrated thoughts, play in your life? The ability to concentrate all your attention is so important, no matter what task or job you have to get done… as nothing great or significant can be accomplished without prop
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 09:33:38 -0700)
    What Is Self-Confidence?
    Easy to identify, yet probably difficult to define, conceptualize, and measure what does self-confidence mean?

    One of the main requirements to success, happiness and reaching your goals is confidence. Having enormous self-confidence will also be useful in just about every part of your life.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 09:35:52 -0700)
    What Is Self-Confidence?
    Easy to identify, yet probably difficult to define, conceptualize, and measure what does self-confidence mean?

    One of the main requirements to success, happiness and reaching your goals is confidence. Having enormous self-confidence will also be useful in just about every part of your life.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 12:29:06 -0700)
    The Secret Of The Perfect Kiss
    Set The Mood Set the mood by treating her like a queen. Take care of her every need so she can just lay back and let the day's stresses wash away. If it's your first date, just relax, take your time and make the entire date all about her (which means you have to tell her stuff about you too!) L
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 13:18:02 -0700)
    The Secret Of The Perfect Kiss- Part Two
    Kiss Her Lips Without Touching Them (The Non-Kiss) Have you seen that movie called "Derailed" with Jennifer Aniston and Clive Owens, where he says he can kiss her lips without touching them? Well when women see that, about 80% of them hold their breath and shiver in anticipation (the other 20%
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 14:15:08 -0700)
    How To Kill That Self-Destructive Monster Called Jealousy
    Les came to me a few months ago, fearful that his wife was having an affair. They'd been having problems, and she was spending more and more time out of the house, apparently out with friends. Les didn't believe her for a second, and spent the time stewing at home, dialing her cell number, and on
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 20:51:14 -0700)
    How Can You Deal With Your Holiday Stress?
    When traveling with your family, it should be a wonderful spending time together. Sharing and caring with loved one sounds wonderful, but often there is an undercurrent of tension that can make this a difficult and dreaded time for some. Why does this happen, after all the holidays only come around
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 20:55:12 -0700)
    How Can You Deal With Your Holiday Stress?
    When traveling with your family, it should be a wonderful spending time together. Sharing and caring with loved one sounds wonderful, but often there is an undercurrent of tension that can make this a difficult and dreaded time for some. Why does this happen, after all the holidays only come around
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 07:36:23 -0700)
    10 Ways To Find Happiness In Retirement
    Retirement is not the end but is merely the beginning of a new life, a new you. As such, it is nothing that should be dreaded or something that should cause you unnecessary stress. Instead it should make you happy and can bring you a new sense of pleasure, if only you let it. In this article, we’ll
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 07:37:51 -0700)
    10 Ways To Find Happiness In Retirement
    Retirement is not the end but is merely the beginning of a new life, a new you. As such, it is nothing that should be dreaded or something that should cause you unnecessary stress. Instead it should make you happy and can bring you a new sense of pleasure, if only you let it. In this article, we’ll
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 10:33:57 -0700)
    How To Limit Your Ending Vacation Stress
    It’s the time that you’ve been waiting for all year long. You have an uninterrupted two weeks away from work. While it should be a time of non-stop relaxation, the idea of your vacation is already beginning to stress you out. You wonder if you’ll return from your trip more frustrated and agitated th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 10:36:16 -0700)
    How To Limit Your Ending Vacation Stress
    It’s the time that you’ve been waiting for all year long. You have an uninterrupted two weeks away from work. While it should be a time of non-stop relaxation, the idea of your vacation is already beginning to stress you out. You wonder if you’ll return from your trip more frustrated and agitated th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 18:26:17 -0700)
    Developing An Optimistic Attitude
    How's your attitude lately? I caught myself doing something surprising a few days ago: being a pessimist!

    I was working on a big project and making great progress, when suddenly I encountered a big obstacle that would take more time and energy to get through than I had anticipated. The firs
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 18:28:20 -0700)
    Developing An Optimistic Attitude
    How's your attitude lately? I caught myself doing something surprising a few days ago: being a pessimist!

    I was working on a big project and making great progress, when suddenly I encountered a big obstacle that would take more time and energy to get through than I had anticipated. The firs
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 18:32:15 -0700)
    Developing An Attitude Of Gratitude
    What does Gratitude really mean? Most of us are thankful for the blessings we have in our lives. We have families we love, jobs that help us provide the necessities of daily living, good health, friends to laugh and play with, freedom and Free Will to live our lives the way we want to.

    Most
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 18:33:58 -0700)
    Developing An Attitude Of Gratitude
    What does Gratitude really mean? Most of us are thankful for the blessings we have in our lives. We have families we love, jobs that help us provide the necessities of daily living, good health, friends to laugh and play with, freedom and Free Will to live our lives the way we want to.

    Most
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 18:45:38 -0700)
    Developing Self-Discipline And Moderation
    What is self-discipline exactly, and why is it important? I think many people in our modern society struggle with self-control (I know I do). There are so many temptations staring us in the face each day. Advertising is purposely geared to appeal to our emotional desires of wanting to be attractive,
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 18:47:31 -0700)
    Developing Self-Discipline And Moderation
    What is self-discipline exactly, and why is it important? I think many people in our modern society struggle with self-control (I know I do). There are so many temptations staring us in the face each day. Advertising is purposely geared to appeal to our emotional desires of wanting to be attractive,
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 18:51:33 -0700)
    Improving Self-Esteem With A Little TLC
    It is so important to take time to do nice things for ourselves. Especially for those of us who spend much of our time helping and caring for others, it is too easy to neglect ourselves and become worn out, stressed out and run down.

    Self-pampering is not about being selfish. It's about tak
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 18:53:12 -0700)
    Improving Self-Esteem With A Little TLC
    It is so important to take time to do nice things for ourselves. Especially for those of us who spend much of our time helping and caring for others, it is too easy to neglect ourselves and become worn out, stressed out and run down.

    Self-pampering is not about being selfish. It's about tak
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 08:27:12 -0700)
    The Magic Of Balance
    Who has not watched intelligent, educated, good-hearted people unable to create the lives they desired, who eventually give up, consumed with despair and anger? They flail like gorillas on roller skates, with great strength, but no leverage at all.

    Why does this happen? One possible answer
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 08:28:43 -0700)
    The Magic Of Balance
    Who has not watched intelligent, educated, good-hearted people unable to create the lives they desired, who eventually give up, consumed with despair and anger? They flail like gorillas on roller skates, with great strength, but no leverage at all.

    Why does this happen? One possible answer
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 16:34:38 -0700)
    Spare a gram of Self-Confidence?
    As the lady walks into the room to give her presentation, everyone nods their head in approval as she exudes a cool, calm assurance that everything’s under control. There’s no describing self-confidence. You know it when you see it! There are many situations when we feel as if we could do an
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 19:28:33 -0700)
    Group Therapy Tips
    Group therapy has proven to be effective in mental health. While some counselor will start out with one on one therapy, they may finally refer the patient to group sessions. Many services and support groups available offer help to those with mental health problems.

    Group therapy allows the
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 19:30:24 -0700)
    Group Therapy Tips
    Group therapy has proven to be effective in mental health. While some counselor will start out with one on one therapy, they may finally refer the patient to group sessions. Many services and support groups available offer help to those with mental health problems.

    Group therapy allows the
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 01:14:24 -0700)
    True Happiness
    Most people look outside of themselves as the cause of their unhappiness or frustration. After all, wouldn’t life be practically perfect if the significant people in our lives would simply do things the way we want them to or do what we think is best for them? Actually, this is the kind of thinking
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 01:15:33 -0700)
    True Happiness
    Most people look outside of themselves as the cause of their unhappiness or frustration. After all, wouldn’t life be practically perfect if the significant people in our lives would simply do things the way we want them to or do what we think is best for them? Actually, this is the kind of thinking
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 21:52:37 -0700)
    What You Should Know About Anxiety Disorders
    Anxiety is a natural human reaction. And contrary to popular opinion, anxiety can be beneficial because it alerts poeple to potential dangers and gives off an adrenaline rush that can help them accomplish a task in record time.

    But like many things, anxiety when taken into the extreme can
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 21:53:31 -0700)
    What You Should Know About Anxiety Disorders
    Anxiety is a natural human reaction. And contrary to popular opinion, anxiety can be beneficial because it alerts poeple to potential dangers and gives off an adrenaline rush that can help them accomplish a task in record time.

    But like many things, anxiety when taken into the extreme can
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 01:15:04 -0700)
    Diversity And Unity: Embracing Our Similarities
    Have you ever felt uncomfortable with someone because they were different than you? Maybe they had a different ethnic background or skin color, or maybe they were "book smart" while you are more "street smart". Maybe they dressed differently than you do, or maybe you were just repulsed by them and y
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 01:18:05 -0700)
    Diversity And Unity: Embracing Our Similarities
    Have you ever felt uncomfortable with someone because they were different than you? Maybe they had a different ethnic background or skin color, or maybe they were "book smart" while you are more "street smart". Maybe they dressed differently than you do, or maybe you were just repulsed by them and y
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 01:22:55 -0700)
    Finding The Gift In Every Situation
    When life places obstacles in our path, when things seem like they're breaking down and we grow weary of the struggle, it's a good time to step back and look for the gift. What gift, you say?

    Every situation and experience in life holds a gift, lesson or blessing for us. Yes, even the reall
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 01:25:43 -0700)
    Finding The Gift In Every Situation
    When life places obstacles in our path, when things seem like they're breaking down and we grow weary of the struggle, it's a good time to step back and look for the gift. What gift, you say?

    Every situation and experience in life holds a gift, lesson or blessing for us. Yes, even the reall
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 23:12:49 -0700)
    Causes Of Public Speaking Phobia
    According to World Book Online Research Encyclopedia, "Phobia is an unreasonable yet strong fear of a certain object, class of objects or a situation." People who suffer phobia have a compelling desire to avoid the object or situation that causes their stress.

    Phobia may be classified into
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 23:14:24 -0700)
    Causes Of Public Speaking Phobia
    According to World Book Online Research Encyclopedia, "Phobia is an unreasonable yet strong fear of a certain object, class of objects or a situation." People who suffer phobia have a compelling desire to avoid the object or situation that causes their stress.

    Phobia may be classified into
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 09:10:33 -0700)
    Drug Addiction: Abuse And Dependence Explained
    Drug addiction is a complicated disease that overwhelms both the addict and those who love him. After abusing drugs for a period of time, the user becomes both physically and emotionally dependent upon the drug. Understanding the differences between drug abuse and drug dependence, and how the two re
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 09:13:11 -0700)
    Drug Addiction: Abuse And Dependence Explained
    Drug addiction is a complicated disease that overwhelms both the addict and those who love him. After abusing drugs for a period of time, the user becomes both physically and emotionally dependent upon the drug. Understanding the differences between drug abuse and drug dependence, and how the two re
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 10:16:13 -0700)
    Passion: Fire In Your Soul
    Many people try to hold a raging fire within themselves, but it restlessly and relentlessly gnaws at their core. Some have tried to cover it up with alcohol, numb it with drugs, hide it with shopping, kids, work, or religion, or fuel it with sex. The Baby Boomers looked for eternal youth and to chan
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 10:17:55 -0700)
    Passion: Fire In Your Soul
    Many people try to hold a raging fire within themselves, but it restlessly and relentlessly gnaws at their core. Some have tried to cover it up with alcohol, numb it with drugs, hide it with shopping, kids, work, or religion, or fuel it with sex. The Baby Boomers looked for eternal youth and to chan
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 22:42:36 -0700)
    How To Develop Your Own Personal Mission Statement
    Your personal development and motivation is the key to a successful and happy life. If you want to feel fulfilled from day to day then you need to know what makes you tick and how to get it. You need to be able to meet your goals and even exceed them and with a personal mission statement you will be
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 22:44:59 -0700)
    How To Develop Your Own Personal Mission Statement
    Your personal development and motivation is the key to a successful and happy life. If you want to feel fulfilled from day to day then you need to know what makes you tick and how to get it. You need to be able to meet your goals and even exceed them and with a personal mission statement you will be
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 00:45:28 -0700)
    How To Have Fun With Speeches
    While most people consider speaking in public worse than a death sentence, it does not have to be so. In fact, public speaking can be a fun and fruitful endeavor in the hands of a speaker with the right mindset.

    And the first agenda when it comes to public speaking is to approach it in term
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 00:47:47 -0700)
    How To Have Fun With Speeches
    While most people consider speaking in public worse than a death sentence, it does not have to be so. In fact, public speaking can be a fun and fruitful endeavor in the hands of a speaker with the right mindset.

    And the first agenda when it comes to public speaking is to approach it in term
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 01:06:30 -0700)
    Getting Help With Stammering
    Stammering (clinically referred to as dysphemia) is a form of speech defect concerned with an involuntary action of repeating or prolonging of syllables or words. For example, when a person pronounces the word “stop” but instead says it like, “sssssstop” or “ssstt-sstt-sttop,” that is stammering.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 01:08:30 -0700)
    Getting Help With Stammering
    Stammering (clinically referred to as dysphemia) is a form of speech defect concerned with an involuntary action of repeating or prolonging of syllables or words. For example, when a person pronounces the word “stop” but instead says it like, “sssssstop” or “ssstt-sstt-sttop,” that is stammering.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 01:12:02 -0700)
    Eliminate The Stutterings
    Some people lose confidence upon facing other people due to a speech problem known as stuttering. This is a severe condition in speech that experiences problems in fluency. Its symptoms include the person's facial muscles becoming tensed as he or she tries to speak. This is very common to children w
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 01:14:39 -0700)
    Eliminate The Stutterings
    Some people lose confidence upon facing other people due to a speech problem known as stuttering. This is a severe condition in speech that experiences problems in fluency. Its symptoms include the person's facial muscles becoming tensed as he or she tries to speak. This is very common to children w
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 06:10:19 -0700)
    Know How To Overcome Depression
    There are times in a person’s life where loneliness and lack of contentment is experienced. Depression is a state where an individual feels bored and sad. This feeling can be disturbing especially when a person seems so low and cannot overcome the obstacles that he is experiencing.

    Many hav
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 06:12:28 -0700)
    Know How To Overcome Depression
    There are times in a person’s life where loneliness and lack of contentment is experienced. Depression is a state where an individual feels bored and sad. This feeling can be disturbing especially when a person seems so low and cannot overcome the obstacles that he is experiencing.

    Many hav
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 10:35:52 -0700)
    Natural Ways To Treat Depression
    Depression is a medical condition that affects the mind, often leaving the person suffering from it feeling hopeless, without ambition and unable to focus. Left untreated, this condition can adversely affect academic achievement, family life, friendships and careers. People tend to seek help from a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 10:40:25 -0700)
    Natural Ways To Treat Depression
    Depression is a medical condition that affects the mind, often leaving the person suffering from it feeling hopeless, without ambition and unable to focus. Left untreated, this condition can adversely affect academic achievement, family life, friendships and careers. People tend to seek help from a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 08:31:22 -0700)
    Conquer Your Fear! Learn To Be Confident In Public Speech
    In public speaking, fear maybe viewed as negative leading to ineffective communication. This is the tendency if you predict bad situations. Fear can be easily seen through physical manifestations: hands cold and clammy, rumbling speech, slouching and unwanted movements.

    In public speaking,
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 08:33:07 -0700)
    Conquer Your Fear! Learn To Be Confident In Public Speech
    In public speaking, fear maybe viewed as negative leading to ineffective communication. This is the tendency if you predict bad situations. Fear can be easily seen through physical manifestations: hands cold and clammy, rumbling speech, slouching and unwanted movements.

    In public speaking,
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 08:35:56 -0700)
    Improving How You Speak In Public
    Feeling less confident when speaking in public? Here are some tips to boost your confidence in public speaking.

    Tip no. 1. You should have eye contact with the audience all the time.

    Tip no. 2. You should just relax. You know now by heart what you intend to say. Just do it.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 08:37:52 -0700)
    Improving How You Speak In Public
    Feeling less confident when speaking in public? Here are some tips to boost your confidence in public speaking.

    Tip no. 1. You should have eye contact with the audience all the time.

    Tip no. 2. You should just relax. You know now by heart what you intend to say. Just do it.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 16:15:51 -0700)
    Success-- The Key And The Fire
    Self-discipline is a powerful tool that can help you accomplish about anything you can dream or imagine. Self-discipline is the act of controlling our emotions, actions, thoughts, words and personal direction. Some people seem to be naturally self-controlled and some seem to have no self-control at
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 16:17:27 -0700)
    Success-- The Key And The Fire
    Self-discipline is a powerful tool that can help you accomplish about anything you can dream or imagine. Self-discipline is the act of controlling our emotions, actions, thoughts, words and personal direction. Some people seem to be naturally self-controlled and some seem to have no self-control at
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 07:07:14 -0700)
    Calm Your Mind And Spirit Through A Spiritual Retreat
    A lot of the busy people nowadays are actually really prone to undergoing all sorts of stress related activities from high tailing it from one meeting to another or giving a presentation or a report that took weeks before it could be finished. Such stressful activities can really be jarring on the n
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 07:09:47 -0700)
    Calm Your Mind And Spirit Through A Spiritual Retreat
    A lot of the busy people nowadays are actually really prone to undergoing all sorts of stress related activities from high tailing it from one meeting to another or giving a presentation or a report that took weeks before it could be finished. Such stressful activities can really be jarring on the n
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 18:23:37 -0700)
    Making New Friends Can Be Extremely Satisfying For Retirees!
    After retiring, you may find yourself needing to make new friends. Perhaps your other friends are still employed or maybe you simply want to find new friends with whom you can share this wonderful new experience. Whatever, the reason may be, making new friends after retirement can be a blast and doe
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 00:14:37 -0700)
    Mom, Are You Happy?
    I’m a new Stay at Home Mom and I’m just miserable. I love my baby, but I miss my career and my co-workers. Going back to work isn’t an option. But, how can I be happy? What can I do?
    Signed – Miserable in MO

    Dear Miserable,
    Making the transition from a busy career woman to a stay at
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 00:14:44 -0700)
    Mom, Are You Happy?
    I’m a new Stay at Home Mom and I’m just miserable. I love my baby, but I miss my career and my co-workers. Going back to work isn’t an option. But, how can I be happy? What can I do?
    Signed – Miserable in MO

    Dear Miserable,
    Making the transition from a busy career woman to a stay at
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:27:35 -0700)
    The Truth About Depression
    You’ve probably seen the commercials on television talking about the “you” you used to be before depression set in. Such commercials are generally aired by drug companies promoting an anti-depressant. But what these commercials fail to tell you is depression is common, and not everyone who feels dow
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:29:03 -0700)
    The Truth About Depression
    You’ve probably seen the commercials on television talking about the “you” you used to be before depression set in. Such commercials are generally aired by drug companies promoting an anti-depressant. But what these commercials fail to tell you is depression is common, and not everyone who feels dow
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:31:40 -0700)
    Your Television Viewing Might Keep You Awake
    Watching an exciting movie in the evening is a favored way for many people to relax after a long day of work. They look forward to getting home, having dinner and then sitting down to be entertained. After hours of watching television, they decide to turn in for the night and instead of falling fast
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:31:45 -0700)
    Your Television Viewing Might Keep You Awake
    Watching an exciting movie in the evening is a favored way for many people to relax after a long day of work. They look forward to getting home, having dinner and then sitting down to be entertained. After hours of watching television, they decide to turn in for the night and instead of falling fast
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:36:12 -0700)
    Music To Your Sleeping Ears
    Trying to fall asleep when the tap is dripping or the wind is whipping outside can be an effort in futility. Regardless of how hard you try, you just cannot get past the noise and fall asleep. A few minutes turns into an hour and it's not just insomnia bothering you but you're becoming angry realizi
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:37:40 -0700)
    Music To Your Sleeping Ears
    Trying to fall asleep when the tap is dripping or the wind is whipping outside can be an effort in futility. Regardless of how hard you try, you just cannot get past the noise and fall asleep. A few minutes turns into an hour and it's not just insomnia bothering you but you're becoming angry realizi
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:39:06 -0700)
    Fresh Air Can Beat Insomnia
    If you live in a climate where you are subjected to the four seasons in all of their glory, you might find that you suffer from insomnia at certain times of the year. Quite often people find it more difficult to fall asleep during the late fall and winter months. For some, they attribute that to the
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:40:40 -0700)
    Fresh Air Can Beat Insomnia
    If you live in a climate where you are subjected to the four seasons in all of their glory, you might find that you suffer from insomnia at certain times of the year. Quite often people find it more difficult to fall asleep during the late fall and winter months. For some, they attribute that to the
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:41:48 -0700)
    Staying In Bed Can Cause Insomnia
    It would seem ridiculous to suggest that the reason you can't fall asleep is because you are in bed. As preposterous as this sounds, it can actually be the case. When a person is suffering from insomnia, and they continue to stay in bed, the problem can actually worsen.

    It's happened to mos
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:43:17 -0700)
    Staying In Bed Can Cause Insomnia
    It would seem ridiculous to suggest that the reason you can't fall asleep is because you are in bed. As preposterous as this sounds, it can actually be the case. When a person is suffering from insomnia, and they continue to stay in bed, the problem can actually worsen.

    It's happened to mos
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:44:03 -0700)
    Exercises That Fight Insomnia
    If you've ever spent an entire day outside running around, chasing your children or taking a hike, you probably found it easy to fall asleep. Insomnia wasn't nagging at you after you'd exhausted your body through physical activity.

    For some people though that rule doesn't apply to them. Int
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:45:32 -0700)
    Exercises That Fight Insomnia
    If you've ever spent an entire day outside running around, chasing your children or taking a hike, you probably found it easy to fall asleep. Insomnia wasn't nagging at you after you'd exhausted your body through physical activity.

    For some people though that rule doesn't apply to them. Int
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 17:23:38 -0700)
    Quit Smoking - Prepare To Succeed
    For many smokers the desire to quit smoking is strong…yet it seems no matter what they do, they just can’t seem to break this devastating habit. The inability to quit smoking causes many to privately belittle themselves and curse their seeming weakness.

    For others it seems they simply wake
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 17:23:41 -0700)
    Quit Smoking - Prepare To Succeed
    For many smokers the desire to quit smoking is strong…yet it seems no matter what they do, they just can’t seem to break this devastating habit. The inability to quit smoking causes many to privately belittle themselves and curse their seeming weakness.

    For others it seems they simply wake
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 19:46:52 -0700)
    Stress Management
    Have you ever said the words, "This job/my life is so stressful!" Or something else along those lines?

    Most people believe that stress is something that happens in their lives. They believe it is the result of outside circumstances beyond their control. We are stressed if our work is too d
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 19:50:45 -0700)
    Stress Management
    Have you ever said the words, "This job/my life is so stressful!" Or something else along those lines?

    Most people believe that stress is something that happens in their lives. They believe it is the result of outside circumstances beyond their control. We are stressed if our work is too d
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 20:00:14 -0700)
    Time Management
    Does it ever feel like there is never enough time in the day? Are you always rushing? Do you feel stressed at the end of the day? Do you believe that you are not accomplishing what you hoped? Better time management may be the answer.

    Dr. Respect at http://marcusgentry.blogspot.com says we m
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 20:02:10 -0700)
    Time Management
    Does it ever feel like there is never enough time in the day? Are you always rushing? Do you feel stressed at the end of the day? Do you believe that you are not accomplishing what you hoped? Better time management may be the answer.

    Dr. Respect at http://marcusgentry.blogspot.com says we m
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 07:20:59 -0700)
    What Transpires During A Panic Attack
    What we usually perceive as a possible threat or danger brought about by a panic attack actually starts from the brain.

    From the brain, signals are sent to the nervous system of our body.

    It is the nervous system that is responsible in preparing our body to face or to escape the t
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 07:23:06 -0700)
    What Transpires During A Panic Attack
    What we usually perceive as a possible threat or danger brought about by a panic attack actually starts from the brain.

    From the brain, signals are sent to the nervous system of our body.

    It is the nervous system that is responsible in preparing our body to face or to escape the t
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 10:42:34 -0700)
    How To Achieve Stress Relief
    Stress relief is something that remains allusive to many people. If you’ve ever come home from work and felt like you just couldn’t unwind or been unable to sleep because you just couldn’t stop worrying about something going on the next day, you’re in need of major Stress relief! The problem is that
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 10:44:08 -0700)
    How To Achieve Stress Relief
    Stress relief is something that remains allusive to many people. If you’ve ever come home from work and felt like you just couldn’t unwind or been unable to sleep because you just couldn’t stop worrying about something going on the next day, you’re in need of major Stress relief! The problem is that
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 01:33:05 -0700)
    Self Defense And Psychological Preparedness
    Being psychologically prepared is critical for self defense during an assault in the street. It is very important to be ready to repel the assailant (assailants) using all the means you have. Note that even being in not very good physical shape these means could be quite sufficient to disable your e
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 01:35:30 -0700)
    Self Defense And Psychological Preparedness
    Being psychologically prepared is critical for self defense during an assault in the street. It is very important to be ready to repel the assailant (assailants) using all the means you have. Note that even being in not very good physical shape these means could be quite sufficient to disable your e
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 09:03:41 -0700)
    Do You Need Relief From Stress?
    Amazingly, there are still a number of people who are unaware that they’re already stressed out and need relief from it as soon as possible. Or rather, there are some who refuse to acknowledge that they badly need relief from stress.

    If you’re unsure about this as well, let us give you some
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 09:06:05 -0700)
    Do You Need Relief From Stress?
    Amazingly, there are still a number of people who are unaware that they’re already stressed out and need relief from it as soon as possible. Or rather, there are some who refuse to acknowledge that they badly need relief from stress.

    If you’re unsure about this as well, let us give you some
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 10:22:29 -0700)
    Sleep Robbers - And How To Stop Them
    Do you think that you are getting enough sleep?

    Maybe not. Studies confirmed that most adults have been depriving themselves of the amounts of sleep needed.

    You now may think that: “Half an hour short of sleep won’t hurt me.” It does - especially if this becomes habitual.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 10:24:06 -0700)
    Sleep Robbers - And How To Stop Them
    Do you think that you are getting enough sleep?

    Maybe not. Studies confirmed that most adults have been depriving themselves of the amounts of sleep needed.

    You now may think that: “Half an hour short of sleep won’t hurt me.” It does - especially if this becomes habitual.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 00:39:27 -0700)
    Star Wars And Psychology: Embracing The Dark Side
    A few evenings ago, some friends and I decided to watch the latest Star Wars film, Return of the Sith. This film got me thinking about a concept that is key to much of the hypnotherapy that I do, and is an excellent example of how not to lead one’s life.

    Much of what makes the Star Wars sto
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 00:39:31 -0700)
    Star Wars And Psychology: Embracing The Dark Side
    A few evenings ago, some friends and I decided to watch the latest Star Wars film, Return of the Sith. This film got me thinking about a concept that is key to much of the hypnotherapy that I do, and is an excellent example of how not to lead one’s life.

    Much of what makes the Star Wars sto
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 19:01:39 -0700)
    A Guide To Self Improvement Techniques.
    An ordered life is one of the most assured methods of self-improvement. The saying “tidy desk - tidy mind” is also certainly true but only a small part of it. It is important that you order your life in such a manner that allows you to do everything you need to, when you need to do it. You should al
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 19:01:42 -0700)
    A Guide To Self Improvement Techniques.
    An ordered life is one of the most assured methods of self-improvement. The saying “tidy desk - tidy mind” is also certainly true but only a small part of it. It is important that you order your life in such a manner that allows you to do everything you need to, when you need to do it. You should al
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 20:45:49 -0700)
    Avoid Too Much Stress, Help Yourself To Manage It
    Stress is the manner on how your body react to some changes, may it be internal or external. It is also some elements from the nature which affects an individual.

    Because of the accumulation of stress in our lives, we usually treat stress negatively. However, stress can be both positive and
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 20:45:52 -0700)
    Avoid Too Much Stress, Help Yourself To Manage It
    Stress is the manner on how your body react to some changes, may it be internal or external. It is also some elements from the nature which affects an individual.

    Because of the accumulation of stress in our lives, we usually treat stress negatively. However, stress can be both positive and
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 23:00:42 -0700)
    The Success Mindset - The Easy Guide To Self Improvement And Positive Thinking - Part 1 Of 2
    Self improvement and Positive Thinking are mantra's you frequently get told about by Self Help Gurus's. In fact you are possibly BORED STIFF of hearing about them. But nevertheless, thinking bigger, bolder and brighter is a good place to kickstart our quest to discover exactly what a success mindset
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 23:00:47 -0700)
    The Success Mindset - The Easy Guide To Self Improvement And Positive Thinking - Part 1 Of 2
    Self improvement and Positive Thinking are mantra's you frequently get told about by Self Help Gurus's. In fact you are possibly BORED STIFF of hearing about them. But nevertheless, thinking bigger, bolder and brighter is a good place to kickstart our quest to discover exactly what a success mindset
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 23:59:17 -0700)
    The Success Mindset - The Easy Guide To Self Improvement And Positive Thinking - Part 2 Of 2
    Let me ask you this.

    What should you do if you are trapped in an environment that you do not want to be in? What if you are sick and tired of your job?

    What can you do to solve this dilemma?

    The first step in the success mindset is to realise that it is possible to take
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 00:02:35 -0700)
    The Success Mindset - The Easy Guide To Self Improvement And Positive Thinking - Part 2 Of 2
    Let me ask you this.

    What should you do if you are trapped in an environment that you do not want to be in? What if you are sick and tired of your job?

    What can you do to solve this dilemma?

    The first step in the success mindset is to realise that it is possible to take
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 00:36:48 -0700)
    Understanding The Different Dream Archetypes
    The word archetype is actually derived from the Latin and Greek languages, but the world of psychiatry, particularly the work of Carl Jung, is what brought the word into common usage.

    Simply stated, an archetype is a prototype, or an original model. An archetype can also be used to mean th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 00:39:57 -0700)
    Understanding The Different Dream Archetypes
    The word archetype is actually derived from the Latin and Greek languages, but the world of psychiatry, particularly the work of Carl Jung, is what brought the word into common usage.

    Simply stated, an archetype is a prototype, or an original model. An archetype can also be used to mean th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 07:25:23 -0700)
    Effective Ways To Stop Snoring
    If you have been looking for ways to stop snoring, but keep coming up short on results, don’t give up hope. There are actually many ways to stop snoring and some of them can even start working tonight.

    One of the best ways to stop snoring is to change your sleeping position. If you constant
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 11:16:26 -0700)
    Ways To Deal With Social Anxiety
    Social Anxiety Disorder is a Psychiatric disorder that attacks one out of every eight Americans. Those who have the disorder can become physically sick in social situations. This disorder can devastate more than your self esteem, it can destroy your marriage, finances and many other aspects of your
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 07:35:51 -0700)
    Staying Organized! Organize Your Life For Success!
    Organizing the content of your life based on your needs is a best practice for managing your time, resources and money and is an essential first step if you are to fully achieve your potential in life. The reasons for this are simple. An organized clear mind leads to clear and objective goals, which
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 07:40:19 -0700)
    Staying Organized! Organize Your Life For Success!
    Organizing the content of your life based on your needs is a best practice for managing your time, resources and money and is an essential first step if you are to fully achieve your potential in life. The reasons for this are simple. An organized clear mind leads to clear and objective goals, which
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 21:42:27 -0700)
    Understanding The Basics Of Speed Reading
    Speed reading is not just a parlor trick you can use to impress your friends and family. For many it’s a necessary tool for managing time and information in the fast-paced business world, and for many others, specifically students, it’s the only way to get through reading-heavy class loads.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 21:45:44 -0700)
    Understanding The Basics Of Speed Reading
    Speed reading is not just a parlor trick you can use to impress your friends and family. For many it’s a necessary tool for managing time and information in the fast-paced business world, and for many others, specifically students, it’s the only way to get through reading-heavy class loads.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 23:08:48 -0700)
    Reading Silently Can Help Speed Reading
    Watch a group of young children who are just beginning to read and you’ll notice one thing about almost all of them. Even if they have been instructed to silently read, most of the children will be mouthing the words they are reading. Their lips will move to pronounce the words, even though they are
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 23:12:08 -0700)
    Reading Silently Can Help Speed Reading
    Watch a group of young children who are just beginning to read and you’ll notice one thing about almost all of them. Even if they have been instructed to silently read, most of the children will be mouthing the words they are reading. Their lips will move to pronounce the words, even though they are
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 23:41:35 -0700)
    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    Did you just come back from checking that the back door was locked? Will you be checking again in ten minutes? Will your session at the computer be interrupted at least twice to make sure that the back door is locked? If so, then you suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder.

    Obsessive com
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 06:40:44 -0700)
    Grief & Loss
    Have you ever lost someone close to you to death? We go through a grief process that was best described by Elizabeth Kublar-Ross in On Death and Dying. In it she talks about the five stages that people go through---denial and isolation; anger; bargaining; depression and finally acceptance. The dying
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 06:45:27 -0700)
    Grief & Loss
    Have you ever lost someone close to you to death? We go through a grief process that was best described by Elizabeth Kublar-Ross in On Death and Dying. In it she talks about the five stages that people go through---denial and isolation; anger; bargaining; depression and finally acceptance. The dying
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 07:11:10 -0700)
    Change
    One thing in life is certain---change. Things never stay the same. If you are hoping for the status quo, then I’m afraid you will be disappointed. Just think back to how things were five years ago and you will realize that there is so very much that’s already different in a very short time.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 07:14:11 -0700)
    Change
    One thing in life is certain---change. Things never stay the same. If you are hoping for the status quo, then I’m afraid you will be disappointed. Just think back to how things were five years ago and you will realize that there is so very much that’s already different in a very short time.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 07:32:15 -0700)
    How Can I Find Time For Myself During My Busy Day?
    Life is hectic. Face it. It seems like, if we’re not actively doing something, then we’re on our way to the next thing. There is laundry to do, dinner to prepare, work piling up on your desk and you’re already late for your son’s soccer practice. How in the world are you supposed to find time for yo
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 07:35:29 -0700)
    How Can I Find Time For Myself During My Busy Day?
    Life is hectic. Face it. It seems like, if we’re not actively doing something, then we’re on our way to the next thing. There is laundry to do, dinner to prepare, work piling up on your desk and you’re already late for your son’s soccer practice. How in the world are you supposed to find time for yo
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 07:58:28 -0700)
    Beyond Fear And Addiction: Six Steps To Healing
    There is a wonderful anachronism for FEAR:

    False
    Evidence
    Appearing
    Real

    Much of the fear in our lives is based on false evidence.

    Our bodies are designed to respond with the fight or flight mechanism to real and present danger - such as being physically attac
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 07:59:09 -0700)
    Beyond Fear And Addiction: Six Steps To Healing
    There is a wonderful anachronism for FEAR:

    False
    Evidence
    Appearing
    Real

    Much of the fear in our lives is based on false evidence.

    Our bodies are designed to respond with the fight or flight mechanism to real and present danger - such as being physically attac
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 09:32:24 -0700)
    Whining Your Way To Health, Happiness & Prosperity With EFT
    It's such a struggle having to be positive all the time.

    Having a good attitude. Seeing the bright side to everything. Life's hard enough as it is and when that becomes apparent, sometimes it really *is* right and proper to really express yourself.

    You know, emotions build up. Or
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 06 Mar 2006 07:45:12 -0700)
    20 Tips For A Great Night's Sleep
    Getting a good night's sleep helps us to be happier, more productive people, so here's some tips to help you get a good night's sleep:

    1. Avoid drinking tea or coffee late at night

    2. Stop smoking – nicotine is a stimulant and so can make it difficult to get to sleep and stay asle
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 06 Mar 2006 15:03:38 -0700)
    Get Rid of Negative Influences Forever
    Have you ever wondered why so many people have so much trouble getting the things they truly want? Well, the fault doesn’t lie with your parents or your spouse or your neighbors or the economy or the president or anyone or anything outside of you! Have you ever thought there should be an eas
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 07:32:34 -0700)
    Determine Your Priorities To Maximize Time Use
    What you may consider a priority might not be to another person. Conversely, other people’s priorities might not be a priority to you. It doesn’t mean though that you can’t have similar priorities.

    What are the most common priorities of the majority of people? Here is a list of the most ch
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 07:36:33 -0700)
    Determine Your Priorities To Maximize Time Use
    What you may consider a priority might not be to another person. Conversely, other people’s priorities might not be a priority to you. It doesn’t mean though that you can’t have similar priorities.

    What are the most common priorities of the majority of people? Here is a list of the most ch
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 07:41:17 -0700)
    Speed Reading As A Study Aid
    Any high school or college student will tell you that they spend many hours lost in their books, studying for exams. In order to ace the exam, it’s essential that they know the material. In order to know the material that may mean reading it over and over again until the key details become ingrained
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 19:01:45 -0700)
    The Most Important Parts Of Any Book For Speed Reading
    As we are reading a book we are often tempted to skip ahead to find out what happens next. It’s much like watching a movie and wanting to fast forward to the scene where the mystery is solved. It’s human nature to be impatient sometimes and although this might not sit well if you’re telling someone
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 19:04:47 -0700)
    The Most Important Parts Of Any Book For Speed Reading
    As we are reading a book we are often tempted to skip ahead to find out what happens next. It’s much like watching a movie and wanting to fast forward to the scene where the mystery is solved. It’s human nature to be impatient sometimes and although this might not sit well if you’re telling someone
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 19:14:15 -0700)
    Speed Read By Scanning The Book
    Teaching a child the fundamentals of reading involves helping them learn the sounds each of the letters make and then joining those sounds together to form words. It’s amazing watching and listening to a child as they string sounds together and make a word. They are thrilled and excited at their acc
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 19:17:12 -0700)
    Speed Read By Scanning The Book
    Teaching a child the fundamentals of reading involves helping them learn the sounds each of the letters make and then joining those sounds together to form words. It’s amazing watching and listening to a child as they string sounds together and make a word. They are thrilled and excited at their acc
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 20:56:04 -0700)
    How To Deal With A Suicidal Person - A Five-Point Suicide Prevention Plan
    In helping a person deal with suicidal thoughts, it is best to combine the approach of treating the underlying mental disorder and treating suicidal tendencies directly.

    A five-point suicide prevention plan, dubbed SUPER, is presented below:

    1. Savoring love. The social support sy
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 20:59:00 -0700)
    How To Deal With A Suicidal Person - A Five-Point Suicide Prevention Plan
    In helping a person deal with suicidal thoughts, it is best to combine the approach of treating the underlying mental disorder and treating suicidal tendencies directly.

    A five-point suicide prevention plan, dubbed SUPER, is presented below:

    1. Savoring love. The social support sy
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 08 Mar 2006 22:02:02 -0700)
    Motivation Is The First Step To Success
    You will undoubtedly have dreams. Whether you dream of having the perfect house with the perfect car, or you dream of settling down to have a family, even if you dream of retiring by the time you're 40, the one key to success is doing something about it. It may sound obvious but if you dream of reti
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 08 Mar 2006 22:08:15 -0700)
    Motivation Is The First Step To Success
    You will undoubtedly have dreams. Whether you dream of having the perfect house with the perfect car, or you dream of settling down to have a family, even if you dream of retiring by the time you're 40, the one key to success is doing something about it. It may sound obvious but if you dream of reti
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 00:01:00 -0700)
    What Is It About The Commute That Drains Me?
    On the surface, this is a no-brainer – it’s everything about the commute itself. The time involved, the energy it takes, and - did I mention the time involved? Underneath it though, there are many other factors that go into making us feel drained during the commute, and they can be very different fo
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 00:05:49 -0700)
    What Is It About The Commute That Drains Me?
    On the surface, this is a no-brainer – it’s everything about the commute itself. The time involved, the energy it takes, and - did I mention the time involved? Underneath it though, there are many other factors that go into making us feel drained during the commute, and they can be very different fo
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 00:11:11 -0700)
    Alcohol Addiction Treatment Program - 3 Alcoholism Treatment Option Steps
    An alcohol addiction treatment program consists of three general alcoholism treatment option steps. These three steps are intervention, detoxification and rehabitation.

    Many persons with a drinking problem do not see or acknowledge that they have a problem with alcohol abuse. Intervention
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 00:16:36 -0700)
    Alcohol Addiction Treatment Program - 3 Alcoholism Treatment Option Steps
    An alcohol addiction treatment program consists of three general alcoholism treatment option steps. These three steps are intervention, detoxification and rehabitation.

    Many persons with a drinking problem do not see or acknowledge that they have a problem with alcohol abuse. Intervention
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 02:16:47 -0700)
    Self Esteem: You Are Not Who You Think You Are
    David sat in front of me at one of my five-day intensive workshops. A successful businessman with a wife and two grown children, David believed that he was not good enough.

    “I’m insufficient,” he said. “I’m inadequate.”

    I looked at this kind man and felt deep sadness for him. He di
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 10:14:58 -0700)
    Learning How To Overcome Self-Sabotage
    It's easy to forget just how powerful our subconscious minds can be. We are often completely unaware of how our actions (or inactions) are affecting our lives. We may complain that things never work out for us, we have bad luck, or we just don't have what it takes to be successful. What we fail to r
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 10:23:08 -0700)
    Setting Your Goals In Sales Training
    It doesn’t matter if you are in an auto sales training, TV and radio sales, estate sales or time share sales in my conversations with sales management over the years, I’ve found that top producers all have one thing in common: they’ve taken the time to sit down and create goals for themselves and co
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 18:27:57 -0700)
    Character Over Reputation
    Political and church leaders, actors and actresses, singers, writers, athletes, professors, engineers, doctors, lawyers and practically everyone (although they may not be even aware of what it truly means) are undoubtedly concerned about their REPUTATION.

    Even if we give high regards to int
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 18:32:22 -0700)
    Character Over Reputation
    Political and church leaders, actors and actresses, singers, writers, athletes, professors, engineers, doctors, lawyers and practically everyone (although they may not be even aware of what it truly means) are undoubtedly concerned about their REPUTATION.

    Even if we give high regards to int
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 19:03:43 -0700)
    How To Attain And Retain Peace Of Mind
    “Do not disturb.” This sign is often times seen on doorknobs of hotel rooms. Obviously, the person on the other side of the door wants some peace and quiet. This kind of peace is superficial, one that is obvious and literal.

    There’s another kind of peace most people aspire for. It’s peace o
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 19:08:17 -0700)
    How To Attain And Retain Peace Of Mind
    “Do not disturb.” This sign is often times seen on doorknobs of hotel rooms. Obviously, the person on the other side of the door wants some peace and quiet. This kind of peace is superficial, one that is obvious and literal.

    There’s another kind of peace most people aspire for. It’s peace o
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 23:34:38 -0700)
    Trusting Your Inner Guidance
    When we begin to feel lost or confused about various aspects of our lives, our first instinct is to search for direction. We feel sure that the answers we need are out there somewhere, and finding them will help us to know the right way to turn.

    While seeking advice and guidance from others
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 23:40:11 -0700)
    Trusting Your Inner Guidance
    When we begin to feel lost or confused about various aspects of our lives, our first instinct is to search for direction. We feel sure that the answers we need are out there somewhere, and finding them will help us to know the right way to turn.

    While seeking advice and guidance from others
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 23:42:01 -0700)
    Self-Esteem: Being Your Own Cheerleader
    Many of us believe that the only way to feel good about ourselves is to have someone else constantly reaffirm to us that we are good people. The truth is, however, that the act of simply believing in ourselves can be enough to give us the necessary confidence to accomplish the impossible, achieve gr
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 23:42:06 -0700)
    Self-Esteem: Being Your Own Cheerleader
    Many of us believe that the only way to feel good about ourselves is to have someone else constantly reaffirm to us that we are good people. The truth is, however, that the act of simply believing in ourselves can be enough to give us the necessary confidence to accomplish the impossible, achieve gr
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 23:56:29 -0700)
    Becoming A Student Of Life
    One of the habits that has served me well throughout my life is keeping the mind-set of a student. I've always had an insatiable curiosity about a wide variety of topics, and I'm usually reading several books during the same time period. I've read about some really fascinating things, like quantum p
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 00:01:49 -0700)
    Becoming A Student Of Life
    One of the habits that has served me well throughout my life is keeping the mind-set of a student. I've always had an insatiable curiosity about a wide variety of topics, and I'm usually reading several books during the same time period. I've read about some really fascinating things, like quantum p
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 05:36:51 -0700)
    Acknowledge Your Depression
    Depression is an illness and needs to be acknowledged as such. It is not a reason to be ashamed. The reason so many people fail to seek help for their depression is that they are ashamed. Unfortunately, this is one of the feelings associated with depression anyway and makes the illness difficult to
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 07:38:46 -0700)
    Time Management - Time Is Money
    Working 14 hour days trying to figure out how to develop and launch a new product or service is not uncommon for most internet marketing professionals. But do you really understand the value of your time? I did not!

    Ask any part-time employee and they will tell you their time is worth $12.0
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 07:42:16 -0700)
    Time Management - Time Is Money
    Working 14 hour days trying to figure out how to develop and launch a new product or service is not uncommon for most internet marketing professionals. But do you really understand the value of your time? I did not!

    Ask any part-time employee and they will tell you their time is worth $12.0
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 07:49:26 -0700)
    Time Management - Feel Like Scrambled Eggs
    Some days I feel like a plate of scrambled eggs. All messed up and with the strange feeling that despite my best efforts nothing really got accomplished. I felt like time was not on my side at all. Despite working 14 hours a day I was making very little money and was exhausted.

    I needed a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 07:53:03 -0700)
    Time Management - Feel Like Scrambled Eggs
    Some days I feel like a plate of scrambled eggs. All messed up and with the strange feeling that despite my best efforts nothing really got accomplished. I felt like time was not on my side at all. Despite working 14 hours a day I was making very little money and was exhausted.

    I needed a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 12:06:48 -0700)
    How to Get Over Your Ex
    If a person has an experience that is physically, mentally or emotionally traumatic, the mind deals with the situation in one of several different ways. Some people abuse alcohol, food, drugs or other substances to numb the feelings they have inside. Others mourn for a short period of time, restor
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 18:32:50 -0700)
    Starting Over
    How does one start over after the loss of a loved one? It is a monumental task that just feels overwhelming at times. Similar rebuilding occurs after the death, divorce or separation of a loved one.

    First comes the shock of the loss and an almost denial that is has happened, particularly if
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 11 Mar 2006 18:35:49 -0700)
    Starting Over
    How does one start over after the loss of a loved one? It is a monumental task that just feels overwhelming at times. Similar rebuilding occurs after the death, divorce or separation of a loved one.

    First comes the shock of the loss and an almost denial that is has happened, particularly if
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 00:09:10 -0700)
    Ten Critical De-Escalation Skills
    Being able to de-escalate one’s own and the anger of others is an important skill to have in business. Hopefully, this is not something the reader deals with on a regular basis but unfortunately most people in business encounter either their own anger or the anger of others more frequently than they
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 00:13:18 -0700)
    Ten Critical De-Escalation Skills
    Being able to de-escalate one’s own and the anger of others is an important skill to have in business. Hopefully, this is not something the reader deals with on a regular basis but unfortunately most people in business encounter either their own anger or the anger of others more frequently than they
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 04:25:44 -0700)
    Your Worst Habits Just Need To Be Reprogrammed!
    You have the power to train your mind to choose what you think, instead of allowing random thoughts to hold you hostage. Your goal is to become inner-directed and focused, so that you decide what you want to think, rather than have your thoughts and emotions determined by the world around you. The u
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 04:53:58 -0700)
    Get To Sleep Tonight
    I used to have problems sleeping. I was always tired and if I accidentally dropped off during the day for so much as five minutes I wouldn’t be able to sleep the following night. Then a friend told me a trick he used to use and I adapted it slightly. Since then I have always been able to use this te
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 06:02:27 -0700)
    Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome, or OSAS, is a very serious disorder that can lead to heart problems, an increased risk of a stroke and more. Only a physician can properly diagnose obstructive sleep apnea, which occurs when an individual’s air passage becomes blocked and breathing stops completely
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 07:38:16 -0700)
    Motivational Speaking Tips - Taking Cues
    Public speakers are always regarded as experts who are here to save us from our troubles and actually motivate us to become productive and positive thinking. There are actually all sorts of public speakers who try their hand (and luck) at becoming the next Dr. Phil. Of course, not all motivational a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 08:40:15 -0700)
    Five Tips For Avoiding Road Rage
    Road Rage is a term that, unfortunately, we have become more and more aware of as the media covers an increasing number of “road rage” incidents. We’re all aware of the shocking stories of mild mannered commuters turned cold blooded murderers, and we’re fairly certain that this will never happen to
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 11:28:01 -0700)
    Improve Your Relationships With Eye Contact
    Have you ever wondered why some people seem to make new friends so easily, while others find it difficult to form successful relationships with new people? If you have been less successful in making friends than you wish, you may be able to become much more socially successful by making this one
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 20:19:50 -0700)
    The Hidden Costs Of Procrastination
    Be honest - are you one of those people who puts things off? It's ok - we all do it. It's human nature. "Why do something today when you can do it tomorrow," or so the saying goes. But procrastination (to give it it's "proper" name) can cost us more than we can imagine.

    Why do we procrastin
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 21:10:13 -0700)
    The Gift Of ADD: Gremlin Or Ipod
    Through out the online ADD Community there is some what of an on going debate about whether ADD is a gift. ADD expert Edward Hallowell describes ADD as a gift that needs to be unwrapped. I like to think of ADD more like one of those gifts that I have unwrapped but just have no idea what to do with.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 21:13:32 -0700)
    The Gift Of ADD: Gremlin Or Ipod
    Through out the online ADD Community there is some what of an on going debate about whether ADD is a gift. ADD expert Edward Hallowell describes ADD as a gift that needs to be unwrapped. I like to think of ADD more like one of those gifts that I have unwrapped but just have no idea what to do with.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 01:22:42 -0700)
    Boost Your Memory With Caffeine
    There have been a lot of negative reviews of the consequences of consuming coffee, tea or eating chocolate because of the amount of caffeine that these substances contain. There might be a silver lining to the caffeine cloud though and that's how caffeine can play an important role in boosting your
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 01:25:18 -0700)
    Boost Your Memory With Caffeine
    There have been a lot of negative reviews of the consequences of consuming coffee, tea or eating chocolate because of the amount of caffeine that these substances contain. There might be a silver lining to the caffeine cloud though and that's how caffeine can play an important role in boosting your
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 01:54:10 -0700)
    Pampering For The Working Professional: Ten Tips For A Balanced Work And Social Life
    Health experts worldwide resoundingly agree that workers in all labor categories must maintain a balance between their work and social lives. The dangers of more or over work and less socializing cannot be emphasized enough especially for the Londoner. The advantages to having an active social life
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 01:57:28 -0700)
    Pampering For The Working Professional: Ten Tips For A Balanced Work And Social Life
    Health experts worldwide resoundingly agree that workers in all labor categories must maintain a balance between their work and social lives. The dangers of more or over work and less socializing cannot be emphasized enough especially for the Londoner. The advantages to having an active social life
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 17:29:59 -0700)
    Personal Alchemy: Three Steps To Positive Transformation
    Lately, I've become intrigued by the idea or process of "alchemy." Funk & Wagnall tells me alchemy is a transformation, "a change in nature, form or quality." So how to take charge of your own personal alchemy? For me, it's about changes and transformations of mind, body and spirit. Therefore, in th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 17:32:40 -0700)
    Personal Alchemy: Three Steps To Positive Transformation
    Lately, I've become intrigued by the idea or process of "alchemy." Funk & Wagnall tells me alchemy is a transformation, "a change in nature, form or quality." So how to take charge of your own personal alchemy? For me, it's about changes and transformations of mind, body and spirit. Therefore, in th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 07:26:57 -0700)
    A System For Goal Setting
    Most people will agree that goal setting is an important strategy in obtaining what we desire. If you don't set goals you will not know what to look for to determine whether an achievement was truly a success or not. The sad thing is that only a very small part of those who understand the need for
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 19:10:33 -0700)
    Become The Star, Director, And Writer Of Your Future.
    One of the secrets of success is to not work so hard with your physical body; instead, use your mind to work out the details of how to be the person you want to be. Are you motivated to spend 10 minutes a day envisioning the future you want to create for yourself?

    By deliberately mentally r
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 19:13:02 -0700)
    Become The Star, Director, And Writer Of Your Future.
    One of the secrets of success is to not work so hard with your physical body; instead, use your mind to work out the details of how to be the person you want to be. Are you motivated to spend 10 minutes a day envisioning the future you want to create for yourself?

    By deliberately mentally r
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 09:48:16 -0700)
    Jerk Reactions: The Reason We Are Often Jolted Out Of Sleep
    No matter what time we get up in the morning, what our day consisted of, or how late we decided to call it a night, getting a good night's sleep is something we all want and need, but all do differently. Some of us are naturally "restless" sleepers. Despite our exhaustion an efforts, we toss and tur
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 09:53:38 -0700)
    Jerk Reactions: The Reason We Are Often Jolted Out Of Sleep
    No matter what time we get up in the morning, what our day consisted of, or how late we decided to call it a night, getting a good night's sleep is something we all want and need, but all do differently. Some of us are naturally "restless" sleepers. Despite our exhaustion an efforts, we toss and tur
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 10:13:15 -0700)
    How To Manage Your Holiday Stress
    Are you plagued by holiday stress year after year? Do you feel as if you are a victim in all of this? Do you believe that you are the ONLY one in your household who is contributing to the success of the holiday?

    Let me share with you some ideas for making the holidays manageable. I used to
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 10:17:23 -0700)
    How To Manage Your Holiday Stress
    Are you plagued by holiday stress year after year? Do you feel as if you are a victim in all of this? Do you believe that you are the ONLY one in your household who is contributing to the success of the holiday?

    Let me share with you some ideas for making the holidays manageable. I used to
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 10:37:59 -0700)
    Goal Setting & Attainment
    I am sure that many of you are deep into the drama and excitement of the holiday season. There is so much to be done and so much to think about and consider that many can hardly think of anything else. However, when the excitement is over, our attention typically turns the closing of one year and th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 10:42:23 -0700)
    Goal Setting & Attainment
    I am sure that many of you are deep into the drama and excitement of the holiday season. There is so much to be done and so much to think about and consider that many can hardly think of anything else. However, when the excitement is over, our attention typically turns the closing of one year and th
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 00:59:43 -0700)
    How To Nurture Your Goals And Dreams
    One of the most powerful things we can do for ourselves is make a conscious effort to nurture our goals and dreams. After all, isn't nurturing care what makes everything grow? Think of the nurturing energy you provide to your children, your pets, your spouse, and even your own personal development.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 08:26:41 -0700)
    Living The Dream --- Yours Or Theirs?
    I know people in my life who when asked how are things going, will reply, “I’m living the dream.” Can you say the same? If you could, what would it mean?

    As far back as Sigmund Freud, psychologists have been saying that there are two major areas in a person’s life---love and work. When you
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 08:31:34 -0700)
    Living The Dream --- Yours Or Theirs?
    I know people in my life who when asked how are things going, will reply, “I’m living the dream.” Can you say the same? If you could, what would it mean?

    As far back as Sigmund Freud, psychologists have been saying that there are two major areas in a person’s life---love and work. When you
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 19:15:59 -0700)
    Initiation: Taking Your Life To The Next Level
    This past Sunday I had the privilege of welcoming back a group of women at the completion of their initiation process. After 10-months of weekly meetings – discovering their wounds and their gifts, exploring their scary edges and their hidden joys –these women left Wednesday evening for the culminat
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 19:18:57 -0700)
    Initiation: Taking Your Life To The Next Level
    This past Sunday I had the privilege of welcoming back a group of women at the completion of their initiation process. After 10-months of weekly meetings – discovering their wounds and their gifts, exploring their scary edges and their hidden joys –these women left Wednesday evening for the culminat
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 19:25:27 -0700)
    From Can’t To Can
    My wife and I recently had an opportunity to make lemonade out of lemons. Our two regular, daytime childcare providers chose the same week for their summer vacations. Instead of scrambling to find replacements, we decided to take a little break ourselves and go to a nearby hot springs retreat for a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 19:28:22 -0700)
    From Can’t To Can
    My wife and I recently had an opportunity to make lemonade out of lemons. Our two regular, daytime childcare providers chose the same week for their summer vacations. Instead of scrambling to find replacements, we decided to take a little break ourselves and go to a nearby hot springs retreat for a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 19:32:29 -0700)
    Dreaming Big, Living Large
    "I'm going to be an astronaut." "I'm going to be a movie star." "I'm going to be the President." "I'm going to own a chocolate factory!"

    What were your childhood dreams?

    We still have the ability to dream big, no matter how old or young, no matter where we live, and no matter wha
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 19:35:32 -0700)
    Dreaming Big, Living Large
    "I'm going to be an astronaut." "I'm going to be a movie star." "I'm going to be the President." "I'm going to own a chocolate factory!"

    What were your childhood dreams?

    We still have the ability to dream big, no matter how old or young, no matter where we live, and no matter wha
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 19:51:16 -0700)
    How Much News Is Good News?
    I'm not sure if the timing of last month's "news free zone" assignment could have been worse or better. Coming just two days after the devastating tsunami hit Asia, how could I realistically expect you to take a two-day break from the news? I wonder if it seemed a bit callous of me to suggest such a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 19:54:35 -0700)
    How Much News Is Good News?
    I'm not sure if the timing of last month's "news free zone" assignment could have been worse or better. Coming just two days after the devastating tsunami hit Asia, how could I realistically expect you to take a two-day break from the news? I wonder if it seemed a bit callous of me to suggest such a
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 19:57:28 -0700)
    Of Gratitude, Sickness And Spiders
    It's the season of gratitude, yet last week I found myself in a sea of darkness. I was sick. I don't know about you, but I find it very difficult to be grateful when I'm sneezing, coughing, aching and generally feeling horrible. I did my best to remain positive, reminding myself that I was being giv
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 20:01:35 -0700)
    Of Gratitude, Sickness And Spiders
    It's the season of gratitude, yet last week I found myself in a sea of darkness. I was sick. I don't know about you, but I find it very difficult to be grateful when I'm sneezing, coughing, aching and generally feeling horrible. I did my best to remain positive, reminding myself that I was being giv
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 11:51:00 -0700)
    Help! Nobody Likes Me!
    Do you feel like no matter how hard you try, it seems like other people don’t want to be your friend? Are you convinced that nobody likes you? Learn what you can do to make friends when it seems as if people don’t like you. Have you been trying hard to make friends with no good results to show
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2006 12:04:08 -0700)
    How to cure comparisonitis
    Comparisonitis is a common illness that causes you to compare yourself to your friends, co-workers, siblings, and even celebrities. The problem with comparisonitis is that when you come up short in these comparisons, you can make yourself feel worthless and depressed. Fortunately there's a cure.
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 26 Mar 2006 06:52:41 -0700)
    Motivational Art in the Office
    In today’s business environment, motivational art has quickly become the darling of entrepreneurs. Why? Simply because it works! In short, motivational art posters/prints are photographs or drawings that carry an inspirational message that corroborates the picture. Therefore, they make the perfect o
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 07:42:30 -0700)
    Conscience
    When I was a child my parents told me what was right and wrong, school had its rules and church had its sins. To be a good boy, all I needed to do was obey all the do’s and don’ts. If I did, I was led to believe I was following my conscience. This view of conscience can carry into and through adu
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 08:08:40 -0700)
    Self Determination – Making The Most Out Of You
    Breaking the mold of being a child is difficult. The mere addition of years does not make that happen. The dependency many adults choose, in fact, keeps them in a child-like mentality. If the doctor makes our health decisions, an accountant our financial ones, a minister our moral ones and a poli
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 08:10:48 -0700)
    The Supernatural
    Once we arrive at the conclusion that mere matter and natural laws are not sufficient to explain the existence of the universe and life, but a super intelligence is, then what? For some, this begins a life of exploration. Others turn the matter over to organized religions that claim to be a condui
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 03 Apr 2006 01:28:59 -0700)
    Dream Interpretation: A Guide for Our Daily Lives
    Every single day, millions of people are being engaged in a deep sleep. Almost 90% of us experience dreaming. We dream all the time, even when awake. It is a very common thing for each and every one of us. Dream is an experience of mental images, voice and thoughts during sleep that we don't actuall
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 03 Apr 2006 01:29:53 -0700)
    Zodiac Signs – The Mirror of our Personalities
    Universal Psychic Guild - A Worldwide Organization Committed to make you Happier and Successful in Every Aspects of Life. Hawthorn, Australia, March 24, 2006 – Universal Psychic Guild, renowned for accurate psychic readings and services in all areas of Metaphysics for almost 5 decades can increas
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 05 Apr 2006 14:32:14 -0700)
    Optimists Hope for More and Aren't Thrown by Less
    These are changing and challenging times. Life is difficult and setbacks are common in the great game of business and in life. Every person has a choice about the attitude they bring to their day and the actions they make. Those who will prosper must develop flexible optimism, resourcefulness, and p
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 06 Apr 2006 11:20:55 -0700)
    Loneliness: toothache of the soul
    Loneliness is one of life's most miserable experiences. Everyone feels lonely at times, but is there a message for us in loneliness? Is there a way that we can turn it into something positive? Sometimes loneliness is a temporary condition that lifts in a few hours or a couple days. But when we
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 15:40:50 -0700)
    Scientific research on Transcendental Meditation
    Scientific research has shown that the most beneficial meditation technique is Maharishi's Transcendental Meditation (TM). The striking reduction of stress and anxiety caused by TM are 3 times greater than the effect caused by most meditation and relaxation techniques. Transcendental Meditation ha
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 01 May 2006 00:32:52 -0700)
    Why is it important to set goals?
    Having a goal enables you to focus your energies on devising ways to achieve it. When someone makes a decision and begins focusing on achieving a specific goal (and even better in a specific period of time), the powerful subconscious mind goes to work and begins playing with ideas and developing st
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 02 May 2006 08:24:39 -0700)
    Breaking the Habit: Overcoming your Shyness
    Do you often feel uneasy in social settings? Do large gathering of people make you want to retreat back to the safety and solitude of your home? Do you often break out in a sweat or get nervous when at a large function? If any of these sounds familiar you probably are one of the many people who s
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 08 May 2006 03:32:09 -0700)
    Why is it important to set goals?
    Having a goal enables you to focus your energies on devising ways to achieve it. When someone makes a decision and begins focusing on achieving a specific goal (and even better in a specific period of time), the powerful subconscious mind goes to work and begins playing with ideas and developing st
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 08 May 2006 04:47:36 -0700)
    Online Dating – Why uploading a picture is such a good idea
    In the world of online dating, one of the issues that keeps coming up is the photo issue. Surveys conducted by dating sites have shown that you are 10 times more likely to get contacted if you have a picture on your profile, regardless of your looks. Still, many people prefer to leave their photo ar
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Thu, 11 May 2006 07:29:30 -0700)
    Get Organized Secrets
    1. Tell yourself that no matter what, some level of clutter with a child is going to happen. 2. Begin with messes and clutter that you see every day. Get organize your kitchen, garage, and family room before your hallway closet. 3. Use drawer dividers for socks, underwear, lingerie, and tiny i
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Mon, 15 May 2006 00:33:34 -0700)
    Goal Setting Tips and Techniques
    Every person in the world dedicates countless hours to thinking of their future and their present condition in life. Most of us wish that there was something that they could change in their life. Whether it is their family life; their relationships or finances, friendships; everyone wants to cha
    Author: Annetherese Cullen
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Fri, 19 May 2006 15:59:55 -0700)
    Web Optimization Services: Are they worth it?
    If you have a website for business purposes or even a personal endeavor of some other kind, you might want to look into Web Optimization Services. These types of industry services can help web-based businesses increase their sales. They offer tracking services with a variety of features which will
    Author: Nathan T. Lynch
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 21 May 2006 06:21:52 -0700)
    Photography Techniques.
    Get to know your lens. For most photographers the most important factor in their photography is the sharp quality of their images. To get the very best quality we need to know which lenses to use and the best time to use they. There are several lenses on the market today that should become pa
    Author: TJ Tierney
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 28 May 2006 10:51:43 -0700)
    Appealing for a psychic reading.
    Nowadays, you will find more people choosing to seek guidance from a psychic helpline than from psychoanalyst or from a priest. Perhaps the advice of the priest is too restrictive and, in some parts of the world, the church does not manage to follow up the speed of the modern life. Psychological cou
    Author: Amelie Mag
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Sun, 28 May 2006 12:49:53 -0700)
    Choosing Cameo Jewelry
    Cameo Jewelry Since cameos have been first made people have loved them & worn them. It makes such amazing jewelry that it just wont ever become outfashioned. It is certainly a mark of prestige for many & sophistication but anyone can wear a cameo. May it be on a velvet chocker or a stun
    Author: Blue Crockatt
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 30 May 2006 08:43:26 -0700)
    Fleur-de-lis symbol
    The fleur-de-lis symbol (also spelled fleur-de-lys) means a lot to many people around the world, especially in Quebec, New Orleans & certain European regions. It is a all time classic, very sophisticated & symbolizes many things depending on your origins. In ancient Egypt and in India
    Author: Blue Crockatt
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 06 Jun 2006 00:42:34 -0700)
    The Top 10 Reasons Why Planning Your Life is Vital
    If you have ever planned a vacation, wedding, surprise party, or special event, you know how much work is involved. Planning, checking, adjusting and planning again is all part of the process of creating the result that you want. Many people understand the importance of planning events in thei
    Author: Barb Elyett
    Directory: Self Help
    (Published: Tue, 06 Jun 2006 11:04:12 -0700)
    Top Ten Online Shopping Security Tips.
    Protect yourself with these safety shopping guidelines Every year billions of dollars are spent by consumers on line; and as the trend is growing rapidly, shopping security is still the number one factor in which a person may choose not to buy from a website. This is particularly true if
    Author: TJ Tierney
    Directory: Self Help

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