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August 18 2008 Self Development Newsletter

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Happy Monday! I don't normally send out our newsletter on Monday but I am off for three days of relaxation and away from a computer. I wanted to make sure you were aware of all the new articles I've posted during this past week.

There are two new articles:

Keeping A Journal Or Diary

I’ve just started writing my own “FUN” diary on the Self-Development forum. I realize that by committing to writing this diary I’ve been unconsciously focusing on finding more ways to have fun during the day. But isn’t that what a journal/diary is suppose to do, help us remember, focus and reflect?

How To Communicate Trustworthiness

An effective communicator is a good listener. And, a good listener is able to create powerful and long-lasting relationships built on trust and rapport. Here are seven suggestions for communicating trustworthiness and developing rapport.

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

Communication experts claim that most of us spend almost ____ percent of our waking hours in some form of communication.

a. 35

b. 50

c. 70

The correct answer is now posted on the Self Development forum in the thread entitled “Do you keep a journal or diary?”

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:

“A sobering thought: What if, right at this very moment, I am living up to my full potential?” Jane Wagner, American Humorist and Writer

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

I've just added an interesting quick quiz "Do You Feel Off Balance?" on my website. Please stop by and tell me what you think - you may want to sign up for my free newsletter too. Here’s the link:

Have fun passing this message along to family and friends, because we all love free knowledge!

Until next week,

Sharon Michaels, Self Development Editor

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