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November 7 2008 Self Development Newsletter

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The Overflowing Brain - A Review

I am neither a psychologist nor a scientist yet the inner workings of the human brain have always fascinated me. Are we overloading our brain with too much too fast? The Overflowing Brain is an interesting read for those of us fascinated by self-development.

Appreciating Your Unlimited Possibilities

Do you see the glass of opportunity as half full or half empty? Your perception of reality as either mostly negative or mainly positive could make the difference between appreciating your unlimited possibilities or becoming oblivious to the opportunities currently in your life.

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

The first question is now posted on the Self Development forum – “What do you think of Paula Deen’s success?”

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:

According to author David Niven, Ph.D., people who speak slowly are ____ percent more likely to be perceived as well informed.

a. 13

b. 38

c. 42

The correct answer is now posted on the Self Development forum in the thread entitled “Are our brains on overload?”

To participate in free, fun online discussions, this site has a community forum all about Self Development located here -

Please enjoy this positive thought for the week:

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
St. Francis of Assisi

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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Sharon Michaels, Self Development Editor

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