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The four reasons you are stuck in your past
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The four reasons you are stuck in your past

[caption id="attachment_23459" align="alignleft"]stockvault-old-book-ampamp-flower121433stockvault.net[/caption]Lately, I’ve been dealing with some individuals who are constantly talking about the things that happened to them in their past. I am comfortable with this because this happens to be something that I write about occasionally. I share with my readers the importance of letting go of their past and how to move on from past experiences that may be preventing them from achieving their goals. But truthfully, there are so many individuals who are not able to move on very easily. So after much thought and insight into this, I discovered some of the reasons why so many are drawn to events that have already happened to them and why they reminisce on the past and why their past has such a hold on them. Whether they’re thinking about the good times or bad times, there is something that draws them in.

Motivational Moments: Recognizing the heroes in your family
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Motivational Moments: Recognizing the heroes in your family

[caption id="attachment_23278" align="alignleft"]stockvault-superhero113321stockvault.net[/caption]Today I talked with my sister about the elders in our family who are all gone away now. We reminisced about all the time we spent learning and listening to the adults talk about how things were when they were young. As kids, we thought those stories were boring and didn’t have anything to do with what was going on in our lives at that moment. But looking back I now realize that everything they talked about is still very relevant today.

Motivational Moments: Take chances and achieve your goals
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Motivational Moments: Take chances and achieve your goals

[caption id="attachment_23194" align="alignleft"]stockvault-woman-going-up127746stockvault.net[/caption]This year is all about stepping out there on faith! It’s all about taking chances and achieving goals that you never imagined possible! This year I want you to see yourself as a successful and determined individual! No fear or regret will get in your way as you start this wonderful journey. This is how I have decided to start each and every day of 2015! Joy and excitement is what this year represents for me.

Motivational Moments: Lessons to be learned
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Motivational Moments: Lessons to be learned

[caption id="attachment_23126" align="alignleft"]stockvault-books126841stockvault.net[/caption]With every year, there are lessons to be learned in your life. With each year we become wiser and more aware of what is important in our lives. As we age, we tend to be more concerned with our future and how to ensure that we are doing the best for our families. This is most likely when completing goals is always on our minds. I know for me each year represents another year for me to complete another goal and strive to do my best.

Motivational Moments: The power of forgiveness
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Motivational Moments: The power of forgiveness

[caption id="attachment_23061" align="alignleft"]stockvault-woman-hand131579stockvault.net[/caption]I recently spent some quality time with one of the strongest individuals I have ever met in my life. This person shared with me that they had endured such hardships as a child that it was a surprise that they would even grow up to be a healthy adult. After hearing their story, I was moved to ask how they were able to become the successful person that they are today. What was the key? What was the defining moment that turned their life around and made them who they are today I questioned?

Motivational Moments: Stay positive and stick to your goals
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Motivational Moments: Stay positive and stick to your goals

[caption id="attachment_22871" align="alignleft"]stockvault-woman-on-the-phone115010stockvault.net[/caption]Have you decided to do something that has been on your mind for awhile now? Is it part of the new journey that you have decided to take with this New Year? If so, then you are probably not alone. I have talked to so many people who have decided that 2015 will be the year that they make changes that will affect not only them but also their friends and family.

Motivational Moments: New year, new goals
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Motivational Moments: New year, new goals

[caption id="attachment_22808" align="alignleft"]stockvault-happy-new-year-text166424stockvault.net[/caption]Happy New Year! This New Year means new goals! But before you jump head first into your new journey, take a look at all of the goals you set last year and take time to examine if you completed those goals and if you are on the right track for your next phase of goal setting.

Motivational Moments: Everyone has their own journey
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Motivational Moments: Everyone has their own journey

[caption id="attachment_22601" align="alignleft"]stockvault-red-road133176stockvault.net[/caption]I was talking with a friend the other day and she mentioned how her life is nothing like she thought it would be. She spoke about how she wanted to do so many things before she got this age, but most of her dreams to this point have not come true. She also talked about some of the people she knew who started where she did but are doing so much better than she is. This she said makes her so discouraged and sad when she thinks about it.

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