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Your April Power Tips Newsletter
April 24, 2007
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Happiness INDEX:
One Minute Tip
Power Quotes
Tips for your Happiness
Tips for your Health
Tips for your Prosperity
Sponsored Resources
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One Minute Tip:


Form the habit of accomplishment. With every step you take and every decision you make, bring yourself closer to your goals. Walk through your life with this sense of direction and they will come to you.

Develop self-confidence and esteem. Assert yourself and acquire all the excellent qualities and traits you admire most. What is your ultimate goal? How do you see yourself?

Be specific. Precisely specific. Visualize the place you live in – the rooms, the paintings on the walls, the furniture and swimming pool. Consider the family situation and financial stability. Think about the place you’ll be living in.

Then look at yourself. What clothes are you wearing and what do you look like? Consider your physique, your hair, the condition of your body. Then think about the things you do. What sports do you play, what groups do you belong to?

As if you’ve already accomplished your desires, look back and see what you did to get to where you are. Think about the classes you took, the jobs you worked at, and the places you moved to. Think about the places you’ve travelled to and the friends you’ve made.

Be comfortable with your new self-image. Put it on for size and change your fantasy to adjust perfectly to you. Why don’t you live as though you’re already there? What’s stopping you from becoming the person you are totally capable of becoming?

Power Quotes:


”One is happy as a result of one’s own efforts, once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness – simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self-denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience. Happiness is no vague dream, of that I now feel certain.”
- George Sand


”You should never say anything to a woman that even remotely suggests that you think she’s pregnant unless you can see an actual baby emerging from her at that moment.”
- Dave Barry, “Things That It Took Me 50 Years to Learn”


”If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can’t buy.”
- Anonymous

Tips for your Happiness:

Eight Ways to Get Over the Person Who Broke Your Heart

Getting over someone whom you devoted all your time for so many months or even years is no walk in the park. Undergoing the process of denial, depression and anger is natural but sulking in your room for longer than necessary while watching the whole world passes you by isn’t healthy anymore.

Wake up! You need to move on. Here are few tips on how to start picking up those pieces down to the fixing your broken heart.

1. Cry.
Face the fact that you’re sad and depressed. There’s no point of hiding it to the world most especially to yourself. Lock yourself in your room and cry. Sob or even wail all you want, it’s alright. Just cry to let out all the heartaches you are feeling. We who have been hurt before know it hurts so badly and the pain is so unbearable. You can let it out by all means. You might get puffy and swollen eyebags but at least you’re not stressing your way to sickness. Remember, it is healthy to express your anger and hurt. You can vent your feelings and relieve the tension and stress you feel inside.

2. Lend Some Ear.
When in pain and confused, it is always advisable to have someone around. Pouring over your sentiments with a friend over a bottle or a cup of coffee is a great catharsis. Who cares if you have told the story a hundred times already to your friends? As long as the anguish is still there just keep on talking. It will soothe your soul.

3. Don’t Listen to Love Songs.
As we all know, love songs tend to stir our emotional side, so be wary and don’t let yourself indulge into listening to love songs when you’re broken hearted. You’ll end up feeling like a complete loser and that’s the last thing you want to happen.

4. Keep Yourself Busy.
Do the things that you neglected to do because you were busy with someone else before. Finish your project that you left idle for almost a month now. Open that novel where your bookmark has been on the same chapter for already a year. Do all the things you’ve been dying to do before but just didn’t have the time. Organize an out of town trip with your friends or try hosting a party. Be with happy people and absorb their vibes.

5. Reminisce.
This may sound weird but is sometimes effective. If avoiding all the places you two have been and all the things both of you were doing before didn’t come up with a good result, then might as well try this one. No, reminiscing doesn’t mean that you have to punish yourself by reliving the memories you once shared, it’s just a way of making yourself immune to all the pains he has caused and for you to face the reality. Remembering the good times you have spent together will somehow make you realize that life isn’t bad after all. Believe me, in time, you will just find yourself laughing at all the things that happened and it will somehow make you proud also because you have overcome them all.

6. Start a Diary.
Start writing in a journal and make it your new best friend. Jot down all the dreadful things that happened to you and purge out all the things that’s on your mind, no holds barred. Confess to your new best friend how despicable your boyfriend is and vow to forget him the soonest time possible.

7. Clean up the Clutters.
It’s time to pick up the pieces and clean up the clutters of your once shattered life. A closing doesn’t necessarily mean a shut down; it’s just a phase that everyone needs to undergo to pave way for a new start. Keep away from your sight all the things that bring back memories of you together. Put them in a box and make sure you’ll never get a glimpse of it to avoid temptation to look at them again. And when I mean keep away from sight, just toss it aside first, not return to the giver.

8. Pamper yourself.
Head to the spa, gym or even to the beauty parlour for a complete makeover. Enough of the sulking days, it’s unfair for you to see him happy while you are still there in your room wallowing in despair. Give yourself a treat and stop looking miserable. You wouldn’t want to look wretched when the hands of fate suddenly give you the person who will completely ease your broken heart, would you?

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Tips for your Health:

Understanding Memory Lapses

Most people think that memory lapses are for the hopelessly disorganized. This is because some have systems. For instance, the keys go into the key jar.

The point is, compulsive list makers never come home from the supermarket without the items they intend to buy. Imagine their annoyance when eventually they take three trips between two places before they remember why they went from one place to another anyway!

A lot of us, faced with these glitches, worry that Alzheimer’s is just around the corner. Experts are reassuring us that memory lapses are part of the normal wear and tear that goes along with middle age.

No one is exactly sure why memory goes downhill. It may be that we lose brain cells as we age or the remaining cells do not communicate with one another as effectively. But, the result is well known: mental gaffes cause embarrassment and inconvenience.

For example, Linda, 35, went to her son’s school with a big cake thinking it was Family Day. As it turned out, the schedule of the Family Day is set on the next day. Her son was surprised to see her and overjoyed when she brought out his favorite chocolate cake. Of course, she had to bring the same thing the next day, this time for real.

Mental Congestion
Attention is the gateway to retention. Multitasking makes it hard to commit things to memory in the first place. If the information does not get in to begin with, forget trying to save it and access it later. If multiple activities crowd your day, do not rely on your recall skills. Make lists, take notes, and ask others to do the same.

Interestingly, people tend to blame age, rather the busy nature of their work for their slips.

Take the common lapse of forgetting someone’s name. It happens to everybody, young and old. Names are difficult to handle because they are abstract. The person’s face and his name are not logical ideas for the brain to link together. According to neurologist Barry Gorden, M.D., Ph.D., the older we get, the more data we have to sort through in our brains. Some mental lapses are nothing but congestion.

Also, we blank on names because we know too many of them. Anxiety makes it worse by creating more traffic. That is why the name often pops into our minds later when the mental traffic has died down.

Types Of Memory
There are three kinds of memory, with each one responding differently to the aging process.

Episodic memory is for recalling the name of a restaurant or a movie plot from last week. It starts to decline in our early forties.

Semantic memory is the type that gives us the ability to collect and retain new facts and figures. It holds up pretty well, which is why we know what a blog is but forget your dentist’s address.

Procedural memory is for tasks we do automatically, such as playing the piano or driving a car. This is fairly resilient. So, even if we can’t think of our friend’s phone number, we can press the right keys on the phone’s pad.

Is Memory Lapse An Illness?
Certain medical problems can interfere with our ability to recall. These may include depression, high blood pressure, thyroid disease, a concussion, diabetes, and side effects from some drugs. While these can affect how we recall things, it does not mean that we can treat memory lapses the same way we treat illnesses. Improving our diet and lifestyle can help us get back on track.

Let us manage our stress. Try whatever works for us – yoga, gardening, walking, etc. Not only does tension distract you, making it hard to learn and remember things, but it also takes a direct toll on the brain.

Be aware of the reasons for such memory lapses and we will be more understanding and tolerant of our selves.

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Tips for your Prosperity:

How to Find Your Dream Work-At-Home Job through Online Fora / Forums

Working in a traditional office may be exciting for some people, especially for those who can avail of flexible time and still earn big bucks from their office jobs. But this is not the case for most people who have had enough of daily commuting, minimum wage rates and the horrible Bundy clock.

Most people I know would give anything so they can work at home and maximize their earning potentials. These people are aware that by working at home, they own their time and have unlimited earning potential.

There are plenty of work-at-home opportunities in the Internet but not all of these are legitimate. Some of these work-at-home opportunities become nightmares after you have sent money for registration or for other purposes.

One way to get into legitimate work-at-home jobs is to join fora on specific work-at-home topics.
A mom who wants to work at home can participate in a forum especially made for work-at-home moms. These fora are helpful not only in looking for work-at-home jobs but also in determining whether these jobs really pay their employees.

Many online moms also join such fora and they can help you in many ways. Moms who already have work-at-home jobs can guide you as to where you can look for work opportunities. They will also give you good advice as to what to look for in a legitimate work-at-home job.

You can also join online forums of online workers; some people who join the forum are very helpful. You can even get contacts from them, especially those who have too much workload on their hands and who want to hire another worker to do the work for them.

If you do not know where to start, you have to visit online forums first because the people there can help you in your quest. They will also be able to give you feedback on some online work-at-home opportunities.

Working at home is a very popular option and there is a prediction that at least two thirds of people in the United States will be taking this option twenty years from now.

This means that there is a great possibility that you will be able to find a friend or a business contact who is also using these fora to meet someone to hire them for work. While the Internet offers a lot of opportunities for online job seekers, it is also a veritable well of scams.

You can avoid work-at-home scams by joining these fora and then ask advice from people who have been there and who may have had experiences with work scams in the Internet.

Some fora even feature a list of work-at-home jobs for you to choose from and help you decide. Some fora pool the job requirements of their members and provide work opportunities for other members who want to go into specific work at home projects.

Why not give it a try? These work-at-home fora allow free sign-ups so you can just talk to the members and get the feel of the business. If you like what you get then you can be a regular member of such forum and who knows, you will be able to find your dream work-at-home job just by keeping in constant touch.

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30 Observations – JUST FOR BIT OF FUN

1. Now that food has replaced sex in my life, I can’t even get into my own pants.

2. Marriage changes passion. Suddenly you’re in bed with a relative.

3. I saw a woman wearing a sweat shirt with “Guess” on it. So I said, “Implants?” She hit me.

4. I don’t do drugs. I get the same affect just standing up fast. 5. Sign in a Chinese Pet Store: “Buy one dog, get one flea”

6. I live in my own little world. But it’s OK. They know me there.

7. I got a sweater for Christmas. I really wanted a screamer or a moaner.

8. If flying is so safe, why do they call the airport the terminal?

9. I don’t approve of political jokes. I’ve seen too many of them get elected.

10. There are two sides to every divorce: Yours and *****head’s.

11. I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life.

12. I am a nobody, and nobody is perfect. Therefore, I am perfect.

13. Everyday I beat my own previous record for number of consecutive days I have stayed alive.

14. How come America choose from just two people to run for presiden.! And 50 for Miss Universe?

15. Isn’t having a smoking section in a restaurant like having a peeing section in a swimming pool?

16. Why is it that most nudists are people you don’t want to see naked?

17. Snowmen fall from Heaven unassembled.

18. Every time I walk into a singles bar I can hear Mum’s wise words: “Don’t pick that up, you don’t know where it’s been!”

19. A good friend will come and bail you out of jail. But a true friend will be sitting next to you saying, “Damn … that was fun!”

20. I signed up for an exercise class and was told to wear loose fitting clothing. If I had any loose fitting clothing I wouldn’t have signed up in the first place!

21. When I was young we used to go skinny dipping. Now I just chunky dunk.

22. The worst thing about accidents in the kitchen is eating them.

23. Don’t argue with an idiot. People watching may not be able to tell the difference.

24. Wouldn’t it be nice if whenever we messed up our life we could simply press ‘Ctrl Alt Delete’ and start all over?

25. Stress is when you wake up screaming and then you realise you haven’t fallen asleep yet.

26. My wife says I never listen to her (at least I think that’s what she said).

27. Just remember … if the world didn’t suck, we’d all fall off.

28. Why is it that our children can’t read a Bible in school, but they can in prison?

29. If raising children was going to be easy, it never would have started with something called LABOUR!

30. Wouldn’t you know it … brain cells come and brain cells go, but FAT cells live forever.

Thank you for joining us this month, I hope that you have found some extra motivation and inspiration on HOW TO LOVE YOUR LIFE!

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