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Thought Provoking Questions

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The thought provoking questions, in the get Real app, can be used as great ice-breakers, conversation starters, dating questions, are amazing for team building and for teachers. I am certain that we have all experienced how one thought provoking question really can change everything, in a flash.

25 Positive Quotes To Tickle Your Mind

Enjoy these 25 positive quotes to tickle your mind. For example, the intangible represents the real power of the universe. It is the seed of the tangible. [Bruce Lee] and change is ultimately about leaving the realm of dreams, concepts and words, and putting yourself to work. [Thea Westra]

Peace Day Is For Acts Of Kindness

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Sometimes the simplest things can have the most immediate and meaningful impact on the lives of everyone around you. So whatever you enjoy doing, whatever brings you, your friends, family and community together, do it on Peace Day. Help promote Peace Day when it arrives this year.

Secret Of Becoming Rich Free eBook

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Get your own copy of the Secret Of Becoming Rich free ebook and listen to all 27 chapters in the audio. To start creating wealth you must have a wealth mindset, and what I mean by this is you must be able to think the right way, to accept wealth to come into your life. Visualize your own success.

Top 10 August 2016 Facebook Posts

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See your favorite Top 10 August 2016 Facebook Posts From Forward Steps with positive personal development inspirations by Thea Westra at Forward Steps Self Improvement. There is a brand new collection for you to explore at the end of each month. Simply return to this blog to see them.

12 Karmic Laws That Will Change Your Life

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Enjoy this video of the 12 Laws of Karma That Will Change Your Life. Karma is the Sanskrit word for action. Karma literally means “deed, or act”. Think of karma as the spiritual equivalent of Newton’s third Law of Motion. Discussions of karma were first referenced in the texts of the Puranas.

9 Favorite Life Power Tips

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One of the elements in each of the 365 Forward Steps Notes is a life power tip. I have collected 9 of my favorites and have listed them. As you read these 9 life power tips below, remember the words of Bruce Lee… “Absorb what is useful, discard what is not and add what is uniquely your own”.

Top 10 July 2016 Facebook Posts

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See your favorite Top 10 July 2016 Facebook Posts From Forward Steps with positive personal development inspirations by Thea Westra at Forward Steps Self Improvement. There is a brand new collection for you to explore at the end of each month. Simply return to this blog to see them.

Are You Your Own Best Friend?

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Are you your own best friend? Do you know how to start being your own best friend, if you’re not already? You have likely heard the quote from Jim Rohn, If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.

10 Self Improvement Apps To Try

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I use all of these 10 self improvement apps myself and it was high time that I shared them with you. I have presented a little list with descriptions, here for you. Christopher Westra (my friend) and myself have spent several years online, creating self improvement content, as well as publishing books.

Top 10 June 2016 Facebook Posts

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See your favorite Top 10 June 2016 Facebook Posts From Forward Steps with positive personal development inspirations by Thea Westra at Forward Steps Self Improvement. There is a brand new collection for you to explore at the end of each month. Simply return to this blog to see them.

Can You Be More Yourself?

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Can you be more yourself? It is so easy to feel and conform to the expectations of the people around us. Yet, are you giving up the kind of life that you want to live? How many unwritten rules have you accepted in your life, at the cost of self discovery, not in alignment with your own spirit?

Top 10 May 2016 Facebook Posts

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See your favorite Top 10 May 2016 Facebook Posts From Forward Steps with positive personal development inspirations by Thea Westra at Forward Steps Self Improvement. There is a brand new collection for you to explore at the end of each month. Simply return to this blog to see them.

How To Know You’ve Personally Evolved

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Is there any easy way to know if you have personally evolved and grown into a better person? All experiences change us, in ways we may not even recognize. We live through many powerful experiences which help us see something in a completely different light and from a brand new perspective.

Top 10 April 2016 Facebook Posts

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See your favorite Top 10 April 2016 Facebook Posts From Forward Steps with positive personal development inspirations by Thea Westra at Forward Steps Self Improvement. There is a brand new collection for you to explore at the end of each month. Simply return to this blog to see them.

One powerful question transforms your life

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Are you looking to move forward in any area of life right now? For example, taking a relationship to another level, improving work circumstances, wanting to feel more motivated, or even feeling like you want to do nothing at all. Before each action this week, ask yourself this one powerful question.

Get Life Uncluttered Using 31 Simple Ways

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To improve your peace of mind, use this list of 31 mini-tasks to get life uncluttered. Begin to recognize how important it can be for your emotional well-being, to stay on top of things and to have little “systems” in place to keep things “ticking over” nicely each day. Know the feeling of lightness.

Top 10 March 2016 Facebook Posts

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See your favorite Top 10 March 2016 Facebook Posts From Forward Steps with positive personal development inspirations by Thea Westra at Forward Steps Self Improvement. There is a brand new collection for you to explore at the end of each month. Simply return to this blog to see them.

Change Can Be Said To Be Certain

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I can’t agree with Franklin when he said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”. Change can be said to be certain. When we develop personal strategies for adjusting to changes in our life, the better we can enjoy what we love.

4 Childhood Experiences You Must Release

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Learn about the 4 most common types of childhood experiences you must release to move forward with your life. Then take the free 30-second quiz and discover your most damaging, negative childhood imprint. You’ll receive a free report with your results. Plus download a free ebook at this post.

Top 10 February 2016 Facebook Posts

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See your favorite Top 10 February 2016 Facebook Posts From Forward Steps with positive personal development inspirations by Thea Westra at Forward Steps Self Improvement. There is a brand new collection for you to explore at the end of each month. Simply return to this blog to see them.

10 Conscious Risks For Inner Strength

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“10 Conscious Risks You Can Take For Greater Inner Strength” article by Guy Finley. Ask yourself honestly, has there ever been a time in your life that wasn’t connected to a risk you either willingly undertook or to a time of inner trial where there was no other choice for you but to take a risk?

Work Smart And Play More Often

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Here are a few strategies to help you start off your work week, with strong, clear, enthusiastic purpose. Work smart and play more often! You’ll have more fun during your working week, get more bright ideas and have a lot more time for the kind of activities that you really love to do.

Top 10 January 2016 Facebook Posts

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See your favorite Top 10 January 2016 Facebook Posts From Forward Steps with positive personal development inspirations by Thea Westra at Forward Steps Self Improvement. There is a brand new collection for you to explore at the end of each month. Simply return to this blog to see them.

Feeling a little bit weary?

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Are you feeling a little bit weary, tired out, jaded, worn out, fatigued, sapped, spent, drained, played out, worn to a frazzle, shattered, or burnt out? These tips are designed to help skip you through, and out the other side, of temporary phases of feeling low. The kind that many of us experience.

Top 10 December 2015 Facebook Posts

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See your favorite Top 10 December 2015 Facebook Posts From Forward Steps with positive personal development inspirations by Thea Westra at Forward Steps Self Improvement. There is a brand new collection for you to explore at the end of each month. Simply return to this blog to see them.

Top 10 November 2015 Facebook Posts

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See your favorite Top 10 November 2015 Facebook Posts From Forward Steps with positive personal development inspirations by Thea Westra at Forward Steps Self Improvement. There is a brand new collection for you to explore at the end of each month. Simply return to this blog to see them.

Do More of What You Love to Do

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Free time offers you an opportunity to explore and embrace more of what you love to do. Be sure to schedule time for play, and wander where your heart wants to take you. When we engage more often in the activities that we really enjoy, those which make us come alive, we fill the well.

Add a Little Twist to Your Routines

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Routine can become very comfortable, avoiding any need to define and challenge your comfort zone. Although it may feel safe, however, allowing yourself to remain stuck in a dull routine of existence can bring you to a very low energy point and will strip the joy from your experience of life.

Ask Yourself Penetrating Questions

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When we ask ourselves those prickly kind of questions, we are making contact with the heart. Powerful, penetrating questions can sometimes need a lifetime, and there is no guarantee they will even receive closure. As eyes are the window to our soul, questions are the key to our soul.

Life Is A Bunch Of Accidents

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Life is a bunch of accidents that happen to you and… somehow you survive them by taking advantage of them. Then something magical happens and viola! You have the beginning of your dream. Enjoy this visually beautiful, musical video inspired by a positive life quote from Salma Hayek.

What’s Your Dominant Character Trait?

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Do you know your most dominant character trait? Give the following quiz a try for yourself. It may expose something new about yourself that you’d not yet considered. Looking for yet more personality traits to develop? There is also a list of more than 100, for you to explore and nurture.

Top 10 October 2015 Facebook Posts

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See your favorite Top 10 October 2015 Facebook Posts From Forward Steps with positive personal development inspirations by Thea Westra at Forward Steps Self Improvement. There is a brand new collection for you to explore at the end of each month. Simply return to this blog to see them.