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October 22 2008 Self Development Newsletter

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Fun Vacations With Purpose

Is it time to unwind, rejuvenate and relax? Vacations can be relaxing and much more. You can plan an exciting volunteerism vacation in an exotic location or stay closer to home learning a new skill. Today you’re only limited by your own imagination when planning a fun and purposeful vacation.

Top 5 Ways To Stay Positive

Life isn’t always happy, energetic and positive. With that said, a vital element for creating and enjoying a successful personal and professional life is being able to maintain a positive emotional outlook on life. Here a few suggestions for maintaining and enjoying a positive mental attitude.

A Reminder of our November Self Development Book Club Selection:
Paula Deen A Memoir

We see Paula Deen on the Food Network and her world seems perfect. So why then is a book about her life a Book Club Selection for November 2008 under Self Development? As the subtitle reads: It Ain’t All About The Cookin’. There are many powerful, practical and motivational life lessons we can learn from Paula Deen.

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Here’s our “pearl of wisdom” question for this newsletter:

In a recent poll, half of all respondents said they do not take vacations. And, of the ones that did go on vacation many said they often bring along work.



The correct answer is now posted on the Self Development forum in the thread entitled “Do you go on vacation?”

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Please enjoy this positive thought for the week:

“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.”
Paul Valery, French Poet

I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!

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Until next week,

Sharon Michaels, Self Development Editor

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