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November 14 2008 Self Development Newsletter

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Understanding Defensive Behavior

Defensive behavior is a method many of us use to protect our self-esteem. Often, defensiveness is used to hide those parts of our personality or emotions we can’t or don’t want to expose to others. Think of defensiveness as a coping mechanism against emotional harm and pain.

Financial Self-Sabotage

You are probably, to some extent, living out your parents and relatives beliefs and habits about money, abundance and prosperity. Ask yourself this; "Are these beliefs serving me well today?"

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

When feeling stressed, open the window and let the fresh air in. Stale, stagnant air stresses the body.



The correct answer is now posted on the Self Development forum in the thread entitled “Do the holidays stress you out?”

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Please enjoy this positive thought for the week:

“Tomorrow is not promised, nor is today. So I choose to celebrate everyday I’m alive by being present in it. Living in the present means letting go of the past and not waiting for the future.”
Oprah Winfrey

Two things I’d like to share:

I’ve recently written a downloadable EBook entitled How To Communicate With Confidence. It is now available for $3.97 here at I’ve included a direct link if you’d like to purchase it or read more:

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Here's to your continued success,
Sharon Michaels, Self Development Editor

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