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Improve your life through the power of gratitude

Power of GratitudeUse the power of gratitude to change your entire life.

When you are grateful, you raise your vibration and thus attract other things that are on the same vibration.  Want a better job, great relationships and a happy life?  The solution is right here!

Use gratitude!

You need to get on gratitude’s frequency and stay there.  How do you do it?  You play games and use daily strategies to remind you to be thankful and appreciative.

There is a fantastic book called Thank & Grow Rich by Pam Grout that shows you how.  This book is full of strategies on how to live with gratitude.

When I read the book however, I was a bit overwhelmed by all the different gratitude practices she lists.  So I created a course and a workbook to help others sort through all these great ideas.

The author isn’t a fan of creating step-by-step instructions or action guides.  While that works for her style, it certainly doesn’t for me.

Learn more about the course I created and the workbook that makes sense of Thank & Grow Rich.  I think you will find it helpful.

Don’t worry if you haven’t read the book.  This workbook provides an overview of Grout’s book and then provides an action guide so you can implement her great ideas.

Learn more below.  Plus as a reader thank you, I am offering a special discount on the course.  Look below the video for more information.

Special Reader Discount

I appreciate you taking the time to visit the blog and as a thank you, here is a special reader discount for the course above.  You will need a free Udemy account to access the course.  (Watch out, Udemy is addictive 🙂  )

Thank & Grow Rich WorkbookWorkbook

If video isn’t your thing, you can also read the workbook in e-book and paperback versions.

This workbook reviews the full Thank & Grow Rich book plus gives you an action guide so that you can put what you learn into action.  Unleash the power of gratitude into your life.

You can find both on Amazon.

Kindle Version

Paperback Version

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5 Second Rule

Have you read the 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins yet?  It is a great book about a technique you can use immediately to make progress with changes in your life.

Want to lose weight? Want to stop worrying about everything?  Want to stop procrastinating?

The little 5 Second Rule will help you do just that.  It is so simple, yet so effective.

I really enjoyed the book but felt it was missing some actionable exercises.  I created the 5 Second Rule Workbook and Course to help you implement what you learned in the book.

Below is a short intro to the course.  As a thank you to you for visiting the blog, you can get the course at a deep discount.  Look for the coupon below the video.

To get the 5 Second Rule Workbook course just use this coupon and enroll on Udemy.  The course takes you though the basics of the 5 Second Rule in case you haven’t read the book.  Then it shows you how to use the workbook and access the PDF version of it.

Click her for the Coupon Code.

Workbook 5 Second RuleIf video isn’t your thing, you can get the workbook on Amazon or Createspace.  The workbook is over 100 pages long and contains exercises in the areas of weight loss, worry reduction and ending procrastination.

Find the 5 Second Rule Workbook here:

Paperback on Createspace

E-Book on Amazon.

 

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Walking you way to health

Walking does your health good.

Are you getting 150 minutes of walking a week?  No?

If you are like most Americans, you are probably only getting about half that.  With the popularity of personal fitness trackers on the rise, it’s time you started to take notice of your strides.

Walking is considered the easiest way to use exercise to get healthy.

  • No special equipment
  • No special surface, court or area needed
  • No set hours of availability

Walking can be done anywhere and at any time.  All you need are comfortable shoes.

Health Benefits of Walking

What can walking do for you – get ready this is a pretty big list:

  • Maintain weight
  • Lose weight/belly fat
  • Strengthen bones and muscles
  • Improve balance and coordination
  • Raises your immunity
  • Fight allergies
  • Reduce risk of varicose veins
  • Improves digestion
  • Improves quality of sleep
  • Improves circulation – reduces risk of heart related disease
  • Slows mental decline/alzheimers
  • Lowers blood sugar levels
  • Lessens arthritic pain
  • Improves memory
  • Improve mood
  • Generate creative ideas
  • Raises your energy level
  • Live longer and better

All this for FREE

health benefits of walking dogIf you have a dog, get happy right now.  Dog owners have been shown to get their 150 weekly walking minutes!  If you don’t have a dog, that list above might give you the incentive you need to go and adopt one!

All kidding aside, get out and walk more.

  • Set an alarm and walk every hour at work.
  • Walk around the block after dinner.
  • Park as far away from the door as you can.
  • Take the long route to the bathroom.
  • Walk on your lunch hour to clear your mind and get fresh air.

Put your mind to it and I am confident you can come up with ways to get your 150 minutes in.

If you are really want to get all of the above health benefits of walking, check out how to do a walking challenge.

  • Learn how to keep walking from becoming boring.
  • Learn to to design your own challenge.
  • Learn how to get others involved.
Posted in BODYscape

The Smoothie Challenge – Your Guide to Losing Weight and Gaining Energy

Smoothie ChallengeWelcome to the Smoothie Challenge!

Do you want to drink your way to weight loss?  Do you want more energy so that you feel better?

Smoothies are a miracle beverage.  They help you to increase your intake of fruits and veggies which in turn makes you healthier.

What is the Smoothie Challenge?

The Smoothie Challenge is a way for you to incorporate one or more smoothies a day into your regular diet while having fun and making a game of it.

The Challenge will encourage you to test out new recipes that target the specific benefit you want.  Smoothies have so many benefits that you need to learn about them all before designing your challenge.

To help you learn what smoothies can do for you, I created a video course that you can find on Udemy.  (See below video for special reader coupon.)

Watch the short trailer below for more information on the Smoothie Challenge.  There are also more free previews over on Udemy.

Special Reader Coupon for the Smoothie Challenge

As a thank you for visiting the blog, you can access a discount coupon for the Smoothie Challenge course.  Just click this link and enter HEALTHYME if not already filled in to the Promo Code box.

Smoothie ChallengeVideo not your thing?

You can find the Smoothie Challenge in print on Amazon as an e-book or paperback.  See the links below.

NOTE:  The Udemy course comes with a full PDF version of the book.

Kindle e-Book

Createspace Paperback

 

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This world needs more Trustworthy Thought Leaders

Imagine IfAre you a Thought Leader?

Do you feel that you have the pulse of a community?  Do you have a sense of what people want and need before they even tell you?

If you are that type of person, then you are also the type of person that people listen to.  You may not even notice that people rely on your opinion.  You aren’t aware of the important role you play in their lives because you are busy “doing” and not sitting on the sidelines watching.

The Unsung Thought Leaders

Thought leaders often don’t recognize the skill that have to lead others and guide good decisions.  This type of leader isn’t serving his or her ego, they are serving the community or the world at large by just doing what feels right.

We are in dire need of more leaders like you!  In a world full of corrupt politics, honest thought leaders are needed to bring us all to a better way of living with one another.

However, leading a movement or an activist group may feel overwhelming.  It may be more than you want to take on.  Did you know that the “big” thought leaders started out on a much smaller scale and their following grew in relation to the value they provided?

Simple Ways You Can Make an Impact as a Thought Leader

There are other ways that thought leaders can help their community and perhaps one of these ways will appeal to you.

Volunteer

Your participation in a community project can raise the level of the entire volunteer group without ever putting the focus on you.  You lead by just being true to who you are.

Look for volunteer projects that speak to your passion.  If you see a need in your community – consider pulling together your own volunteer team.  Remember you are a natural leader and people will respond to your sincerity and enthusiasm.

Writer

Think about submitting thoughtful articles to your community paper.  Most communities have a small local publication and typically these publications don’t have full-time writers.  Your voluntary contributions would be appreciated.

You will be amazed at how quickly you will build a following of like-minded folks in your area.  Communities are starving for a trustworthy and honest voice.  The fabric of communities started to unravel as we become globalized but now there is a strong desire to be community-based once more.

Its more important than ever to know your neighbor and to support your community.  You could be a catalyst in strengthening the bonds in your area.

Forum Contributor

There are hundreds of topic specific forums on the internet.  Often these online communities are divided into two camps – those that truly want to offer their expertise and those that want to sell you something.  Keep the level of the forum high by adding to the ranks of true helpful experts.  Share what you know and help others address frustrations and problems.

This is also a good way to expand a side-interest.  Thought leaders are always hungry to learn more.  As you see where the needs of the forum are, you can focus your learning in those specific areas and become even more of an asset.

Reviewer

The internet has ushered in a new era of social validation.  We tend to patronize establishments and use products based on the reviews they get.  If you aren’t in the habit of leaving reviews, give thought to how your experience and your honesty can help others have a good experience.

Thought leaders have learned to see through marketing ploys and form their own opinions.  Consumers tend to trust the review of these thought-leaders more than the corporate sales jargon.  Add your voice to the marketplace.  You are needed!

If you are open to the idea of giving an honest account of your experience, I am in need of book reviewers.  Please visit here to learn about my Thought Leader Book Review Team.

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Thought Leader Book Reviewer Team

Honest Book Reviewers Needed

Are you a thought leader?  Do people listen when you speak or turn to you for advice?

I am looking for thought leaders to provide honest reviews of Amazon of my books.  Would you consider joining the book reviewer team?

My Mission

My mission in life is to help women live happier and healthier lives.  I create journals and workbooks that are focused on taking action or implementing concepts.  I put a lot of thought and care into the words I type.  These books reflect my soul.

I need to get my books into the hands of as many people as possible so that I can help these readers increase their health and happiness.

Book Reviewers Help My Mission

Finding FreedomIt is hard for a book to be found on Amazon when there are thousands of new titles being published every week.

Book reviewers help books rise in the search results.  By leaving honest reviews, you can help a book’s ranking.  The more reviews a book has, the more it will appear in related search results.

Also book reviewers help potential readers decide if the book is right for them.  As a thought leader, you have your own unique perspective on what you read.  You may capture the essence of the book better than I did.

You may be able to share a nugget that resonates with the community.

I am interested in HONEST book reviews.  You don’t need to say you liked a book if it didn’t strike a chord with you.

Thought Leader Book Reviewer Team

If you would be interested in sharing your thoughts and helping the reading community find books that meet their needs, then please join my Thought Leader Book Reviewer Team.

How it works:

The Walking ChallengeEach month you will get a newsletter with the new titles that are available for review.  You can review as many or as few books as you would like.

Specific instructions are detailed in the newsletter but here is an overview.

  1. You let me know what title you are interested in via email.
  2. I will send you a PDF version of the book.
  3. After you have read the book, you leave a review on Amazon.
  4. You let me know that you have completed a review.
  5. You are then eligible to review another book if you would like.

I hope you will help me to spread health and happiness through my books.  Please join the team below.

I promise to respect your email and not spam you!

Join the Team

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Walk away the pounds with your own custom walking challenge

Happy Walking ChallengeEnjoy the many benefits of your own custom-made walking challenge.

Want to live longer, have better health, lose weight, feel happier and sleep better?

Walking regularly has all of these health benefits plus many more.  If you are not already in the habit of walking for your health, now is the time to get started.  In the Walking Challenge you will build your own custom fitness challenge.

Walking doesn’t have to be boring or tedious.  In the Walking Challenge, you will learn about several different styles of walking and how to put them together to create a custom routine.  I think you will be amazed to find out how many different ways there are to approach fitness walking.  You are sure to find a few styles that appeal to you.

Start a regular walking routine now and enjoy improved health!

Learn how to design a walking challenge that isn’t boring and that fits your schedule.  If you feel that walking is just for people who are older or who aren’t in good shape, think again.  Walking can benefit anyone at any age plus it is something you can do for the rest of your life.

You can take this Udemy course and learn all about the benefits and the many approaches to walking.  Look below for a special discount too!

The Walking ChallengeWalking Challenge Journal

As a companion to the course, you can find the Walking Challenge journal in paperback and e-book versions.

This journal goes in depth on how to design your own walking challenge. It will guide you step by step through creating the challenge that best fits you.

It has pages to log up to a year’s worth of walking activity.

Kindle Version on Amazon

Paperback Version on Createspace

As a special reader thank you, you can get the Walking Challenge course and a free PDF download of the journal at a discounted price.  Just use this link and the promo code HEALTHYME to access your reader special.

 

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Finding Freedom

Freedom is the one thing we all cherish and find important.  However, do you know how much of your freedom you have given away?

By playing by the rules of work, family and society as a whole, you have given away a lot of your freedom – and you don’t even know it.

You need to reclaim your freedom – and no – I am not talking about creating a big global movement,

You need to reclaim your everyday freedom.  These are the little freedoms you give up as you move through your typical day.

Think about how you behave at work.  How much is dictated by the work culture? by your boss? by your colleagues?

Challenge yourself to exercise your freedom muscles by doing one thing each day to reclaim your personal freedom.

In the course introduced below – Finding Freedom – you will learn what steps you can start to take to recapture lost freedom.

You can enroll in the above Finding Freedom course on Udemy by following this link.  Plus as a special thank you for being a blog reader, I have a reader discount coupon for you.

Just enter HEALTHYME into the promo code box to get your discount.

Finding FreedomFINDING FREEDOM JOURNAL

As a companion to this course, there is also a Finding Freedom Journal which gives you over 20 different freedom exercises for you to use to strengthen your freedom muscles.

The journal comes with beautiful motivational quotes and room to take notes on your progress.

Find the journal on Amazon in Kindle version or on Createspace in paperback version.

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Imagine If You Realized Your Full Potential

Imagine If You Could Change Your LifeWhat are you capable of?  Do you have any idea?  Imagine if you could do anything you imagined.

Do you want to tap into your full potential?  No I am not talking about fuzzy woo-woo stuff.  I am talking about taking concrete steps to access the power you have within to change your life.

Your imagination is a powerful tool that most people only use for entertainment purposes.  However, when you learn how to harness the power of your imagination, you can completely change your life.

I am not talking about daydreaming or wishing for a better future.  I am talking about learning how to use a simple tool to build the strength of your imagination.  Once you learn how simple it is to gain control over what direction your life is moving in…well, the sky’s the limit.

You owe to “future” you to learn how to develop your imagination muscle.  I promise no “woo-woo” here.  You can do this and you can have fun in the process.

Perhaps you can earn more money, get a promotion, start a new business, invent a product, develop better relationships, write a book – who knows!

Start with learning through this short course on Udemy.  You can see the promo video below and you can even preview the first 10 minutes of the course by visiting this link on Udemy.

Plus I will give you the starter tool you need to take what you learn and instantly put it into practice.  You will get an “exercise manual” for your imagination in a full-length PDF guide.

Even better, I will give you a discount coupon for the course just for reading this post.  So watch the video below.  Click the link for your coupon and let’s get started harnessing the power of your imagination.

Coupon Link for Udemy

If you would prefer to read about tapping into the power of your imagination, you can find the Imagine If Journal in both an e-book and a paperback version.  See the links below.

Kindle E-Book

CreateSpace Paperback

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

Fathers Day Gift Guide“Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad.”
-Anne Geddes

Father’s Day is right around the corner-it will be here before you know it! Need help finding the perfect gift for dear old dad? Check out my selections below and surprise your dad with an amazing gift this year.

Barbecue Grilling Set

Is your dad a grillmaster? This awesome grilling kit has all the essential tools he will ever need, and they come in a sturdy case for safe-keeping.

 

 

 

 

Sentimental Key Fob

Give dad a gift that he will use every day and enjoy for years. This sturdy key fob is made with 100% genuine leather- it’s a simple, yet sentimental gift that’s perfect for Father’s Day.

 

 

 

 

 

Men’s Skincare Gift Set

Give dad the gift of great skin with the Burt’s Bees all-natural skincare gift set. The kit contains shave cream, aftershave, hand salve, lip balm, and body wash, all packaged in a cute tin.

 

 

 

 

 

Wet Shave Kit

This six-piece shave kit will elevate dad’s skin care and shaving regime. With a vintage feel and attractive packaging, it will be one of dad’s favorite gifts this year!

 

 

Fun Sock Gift Set

Life is too short to wear boring socks. Treat dad to something fun this year! These quirky socks are high quality,  attractive and useful. A gift any guy would love!

 

 

 

Multifunctioning Fishing Tool

Is dad a fisherman? This portable gadget has several tools combined for ultimate convenience. Tools included:  tape measure, weighted fish scale, serrated knife, hook remover, fish scraper, bottle opener, LED flashlight and a foldable stand. Perfect for a day on the boat or at the docks.

 

Father’s Day Golf Balls

A great gift for any golfing dad. These golf balls are perfect for display on dad’s desk or wall. A simple, yet thoughtful gift to be enjoyed for years to come.

 

Home-brew Craft Beer Making Kit

If your dad is a beer enthusiast, this would make the perfect gift. It comes with everything he’ll need to brew his own masterpiece at home. What a fun gift!

 

Outdoor Chair with Cooler

Whether dad is an avid camper or he just enjoys the great outdoors, this chair is a perfect gift. It’s compact, sturdy, and comes with an attached cooler-what more could he ask for?

 

Univer

sal Wooden Docking Station

This all in one docking station has space for dad’s phone, watch, keys, wallet, and more. Perfect for his nightstand, this catch all is both attractive and functional.

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