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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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.

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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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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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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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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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Top 10 November 2015 Facebook Posts

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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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Use Your Relationships to Realize Real Life

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“Using Your Relationships to Realize Real Life” article by Guy Finley. The greatest, most abundant resource on planet Earth is also its least understood and utilized. Its unlimited supply is found virtually everywhere, anytime, and under all circumstances, even though few recognize its real value.

Making Fear Your Friend

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The only way to deal with fear is by facing it and making fear your friend. It is our destiny to reach of peak potential. Every human being has inside of them potential to grow and evolve to the very limit of their being. Do something every day that scares you and practice it like exercising a muscle.

Top 10 September 2015 Facebook Posts

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Experience A Quantum Shift In Self Growth

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Experience a quantum shift in your personal growth by reading this book. Eldon spent over 30 years researching the power of the mind. When your decision process is being managed and manipulated, the quest for discovering your real self becomes exponentially more difficult, if not impossible.

Shatter Bonds of False Beliefs, Be Free!

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The only way we can be released from any painful sense of false responsibility is to see that it is based in a false belief. Study carefully the following list of six false beliefs. Dare to learn everything you can about your own false beliefs, then watch the weight of false responsibilities falls off of you.

Top 10 August 2015 Facebook Posts

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Wayne Dyer Video And Selected Quotes

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Enjoy this inspiring talk by Wayne Dyer in this video. Below that, I’ve included some of my favorite Wayne Dyer quotes for you to ponder and share with friends. Wayne Dyer passed away 29 August 2015 in Hawaii. Dr. Dyer had been diagnosed with leukemia several years prior. He was 75.

Top 10 July 2015 Facebook Posts

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Top 10 June 2015 Facebook Posts

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Being Considered A World Class Leader

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In this newly emerging world, with endless possibilities, new leaders are emerging daily. So here are 7 keys to being considered a world class leader. It’s important to understand that you have an important choice as two roads open before you: one is the road of power, the other that of force.

Top 10 May 2015 Facebook Posts

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Self Hypnosis to Change Your Life

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Ever wanted to try self hypnosis to change your life? Whatever it is you feel could make you a better, happier & more productive person, is within you. That’s the premise of hypnosis, to draw out that which is within you. It is a natural state which everyone moves in & out of throughout each day.

Top 10 April 2015 Facebook Posts

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6 Videos And 5 Stories For Mothers Day

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Enjoy sharing these poems, stories & videos with your mother on Mothers Day. Positive personal development inspirations to share with your family. Includes When You Thought I Wasn’t Looking, The Handwriting On The Wall, A Mother’s Letter To The World, For All Mothers, As I Look Back.

Top 10 March 2015 Facebook Posts

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Top 10 February Facebook Posts 2015

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18 Inspiring Quotations Get you Thinking

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Enjoy the short video with 18 inspiring quotations to get you thinking today, and a collection of images for you to share. The text list with each of the 18 self improvement quotes that are shown in the video, in case you missed any while viewing. You can also view, share and download each of these images.

Free Tapping Meditation Videos For Calm

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Save these 6 free tapping meditation videos and revisit them regularly, for feeling more calm and at peace. Follow along as New York Times best-selling author of The Tapping Solution Nick Ortner guides you through calming and empowering processes. Download his two free ebook chapters as well.

Top 10 January Facebook Posts 2015

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Principles Of Fun For A Better Life

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This fun video ought to be mandatory, daily viewing! The eight principles of fun is an irresistibly funky animated movie designed to help you create more fun in your life. What are you waiting for? Are you having fun? We don’t have enough fun in our lives. Life is better when you do have fun.

Top 10 December Facebook Posts 2014

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Personal Development For Every Day

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Personal development for every day of your year! Enjoy this fun list for daily self improvement and inspiration (full list) OR… simply click on each month (just below), to be taken to the current month. Updated for your continued enjoyment and for you to reference any day of the year that you want!

The FUNdamentalist HUMANifesto

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The FUNdamentalist HUMANifesto: Credo of the The Right-To-Laugh Party. This has been one of my favorite pieces of writing for such a long time. I think you’ll very much enjoy the FUNdamentalist HUMANifesto by Swami Beyondananda, too. Get my free ebook with 88 fun thoughts about life at this page too.

Top 10 Favorites Of Forward Steps Readers

This is a quick list of the top 10 most purchased personal development products, therefore I presume favorites, of Forward Steps readers. The list excludes the Forward Steps products and are selected from a collection of products from colleagues and friends. By all means, share this list with your friends.

The Synchonicity Luck Program

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The Synchonicity Luck Program is taken from The 7 Real Mind Power Secrets, a free ebook that reveals life-changing secrets from a million dollar mind power research program. Synchronicity Synchronicity means a ‘meaningful’ coincidence of outer and inner events that are not themselves causally connected …or a series of seemingly unrelated events which are connected…

Connecting With Our Soul [Interview]

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A while back, Jodi & I completed this interview together. Jodi Chapman is a bestselling author and an award-winning blogger. She wears her heart on her sleeve and tends to attract others into her life who do the same. It’s her heart’s desire to help us plug back into life by connecting with our soul.

27 Free Personal Development Gifts

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I have so many great quality free personal development gifts to share with you, that I am finding it a challenge to get them all to you on time. This is my selection in the one place for you to explore. This list of free self improvement gifts is regularly updated for you.

Heal Your Body As You Sleep

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Heal your body as you sleep, the most natural form of meditation that your body can experience. During sleep, the energies of the heart, mind, body & spirit unite, every cell has time to rejuvenate. Sleeping is a natural form of meditation & a form of Qigong, balancing yin & yang energy in the body.

Learn About The Tale of Dwarka

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Learn more about the Tale of Dwarka By Amish Shah. The film is ready to be shown to the world. In his message you can view a free screening of his documentary. Follow his journey, inspired by the Mahabharata and other Vedic texts, as he explores the validity of their detailed accounts.

Ever Ask, What Is Missing From My Life?

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Ever ask yourself, “What’s missing from my life?” This 1-hour program takes you straight to the heart of authentic spiritual wisdom. You’ll end the lifelong search for what’s been missing from your life. Very few things you do in your lifetime will have as much of an impact on your enjoyment of life.

Point Of Power In Quantum Mechanics

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The law of attraction states that whatever you focus on and intend in your life, shall be delivered to you. In The Point Of Power, Peter Baksa proposes and illustrates 3 principles of “intend, declare & detach”, together explaining how to operate the law within the context of quantum mechanics.

World Day of Social Justice

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We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or disability. Together, we can overcome the inertia of complacency: doing this not for the publicity, but because it is the right thing to do.

Muere Lentamente by Martha Medeiros

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Muere lentamente (English translation), enjoy and share this poem by Martha Medeiros. Let’s try and avoid death in small doses, reminding ourselves that being alive requires an effort far greater than the simple fact of breathing. See the video, read the text and share the image with your friends.

Life is really very simple

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Life is really very simple. I didn’t say “easy”, I said simple! Today, we have a blank canvas, as we do any other day. We get to start anything and everything anew, moment by moment. Embracing the heartfelt messages that you’ll hear in these three videos, will open a whole new reality for your life.

Power Of No For A Better Year Ahead

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You’ll love this profoundly simple, yet powerful message, about the power of no. Why not do something entirely different this year? This amazing video presents fifteen simple, effective and empowering strategies (personal and professional) that you can use to get results, immediately!

Letter Writing Day For Self Reflection

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To aid problem solving or for the purpose of self reflection, here are a couple of examples of letters to write to yourself. December 7 is Letter Writing Day, however there’s no need to wait until then! Use the following letter writing exercises to gain more clarity in your life & begin stepping forward.

Lady in Number 6 Celebrates 110 Years

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The Lady in Number 6 is one of the most inspirational stories ever told. Alice Herz-Sommer, the world’s oldest pianist and oldest holocaust survivor, shares her views on how to live a long happy life. Alice’s story demonstrates that the amazing, inspiring, positive side of life can always be chosen.

Science Of Manifestation eBook Download

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Access your free copy of Vitaly Geyman’s pdf ebook The Science Of Manifestation and watch his educational video here also. Although the current economic climate has changed, some of the wealth building strategies and the majority of his teaching points in this video still remain true.

Calm in any situation

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This amazing video takes you through a guided mediation that illustrates the art of positive thinking and reveals the power of mind. Calming, relaxing and inspiring… this guided meditation experience walks you through the beautiful process and explains how to be positive and calm in any situation. Develop the influence of a mental positive attitude…

Half The Fun Is Getting There

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Getting there is half the fun, the other half is the fun that we have along the journey. Take a breather and remember to lighten up, making time for laughing at ourselves. Enjoy a free ebook with 88 fun thoughts about life. I’ve listed 88 of my favorite, humorous self improvement funny quotes.

Unlock Your Intuition

When you unlock your intuition it opens the doors to true success; success that reflects & expresses your unique gifts, talents, potential & soul’s calling. It is the ultimate navigation tool, that when tapped and engaged, will chart the course to a dream-filled, blessed and ‘on purpose’ life.

A Daisy A Day Song & Nadine Stair Poem

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I’ll give you a daisy a day, dear. 🙂 You might like a gift of a daisy from Forward Steps today. Enjoy this sweet song, A Daisy A Day plus a short poem by Nadine Stair, “If I had my life to live over I’d dare to make more mistakes next time. I’d relax. I would be sillier than I have been this trip….”.

Abraham Winning The Lottery Video Lesson

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Enjoy this Abraham winning the lottery video lesson in which Abraham explains how to win, by giving a step-by-step guide to focusing and refining your thoughts in order to attract financial abundance. This 2-part 21-minute presentation tells you how to allow large amounts of money to come to you.

How We Experience The World

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There are things and interactions that happen all around us, all day, that radically alter both how we experience the world and who we are, on a moment-to-moment basis. They influence nearly every decision we make and, in turn, the way the world either rallies to or walks away from us.

46 Quotes from the Power Of Concentration

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It seems easier to concentrate on something that’s not good for us, than on something that’s beneficial. If this is a challenge with which you’ve been grappling, I just know you’re going to love these 46 quotes, the video, and reading the free ebook copy of The Power Of Concentration by Theron Q. Dumont

Listen To A 1986 Video Series About Money

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Enjoy this 1986 free video series about money, with eight videos titled Mastery Of Money. Stuart Wilde had turned away from a life of wealth and luxury, in order to follow the path of spirit. Since then, he had been a fearless, tireless spiritual warrior, investigating ever-further reaches of the spiritual realm.

Struggling with back pain? Listen to this!

Are you suffering from back pain? Does your back hurt? 80% of us will suffer from back pain at some point in our lives. Around one third of the adult population of the US and UK will experience back pain in any given year. This Back Hope summit will give you a foundation for making good choices.

Science Of Getting Rich Book In A Nutshell

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The Science Of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles may be the most important ebook you ever read! If you’ve ever wished for more out of life. If you feel like there’s a secret to making money that you haven’t discovered yet or if your life has turned into one financial struggle after another, get this book.

What To Do When Your Stuff Comes Up

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Next time your stuff comes up, you’ll know what to do after reading this. The best way to dissolve all forms of stress and negative emotion is to train your awareness. A great side-effect of meditation and mind-body training is that you also gain more energy to create what you do want in your life.

Money Is Energy

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Money is energy. Change your perspective about money… Today I received a question for a reader. Below is a copy of that question, and my response to her is below the copy of the question, about how money is energy. I don’t have “the answers”, simply my own perceptions & opinions. So, here goes!

87 year old Rose is a story to inspire you

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Anybody can grow older. That doesn’t take any talent or ability. The elderly usually don’t have regrets for what they did, but rather for things they did not do. After viewing the video of the song “The Rose” by Bette Middler, enjoy the story of 87 year old Rose… a touching story which will inspire you.

3 Happy, Happy, Happy Gifts Here For You!

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This happy, happy, happy post has 3 lovely happiness resources for you. Renowned spiritual guru Deepak Chopra says, happiness is the goal of all other goals. How true that is! Apart from making us feel good, do you know, people who are happy create more magic in their lives than people who are not?

Aware of the light

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This message is for those who are aware of the light (everybody). Spend this time engaging in an inspiring hobby, listening to a song that brings joyous tears to your eyes, watching inspiring videos, or looking at photos and spending time with pets and loved ones.