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Your Horoscopes for Saturday, August 15th

 

 

 

 

Your Horoscopes for Saturday, August 15th

 

Aries

Aries Horoscope
Aries

The Sun shines its light on your past today, dear Aries, particularly relating to romantic relationships or opportunities gone by, and you can feel especially motivated to make things better. Romantic feelings can be very strong today. Perhaps an overdue conversation occurs now – a clearing of the air, so to speak. We are often told not to dwell on the past, but it can be appropriate and helpful right now to perhaps not dwell but review past attitudes, events, and feelings. New light could shine on past relationships, and now you’re going forward with a new set of expectations and redefined needs. As well today, you could come to truly useful conclusions for making improvements to your health, work schedules, and daily affairs. You can feel quite determined to meet and possibly exceed your goals. Today is about tuning out the negative distractions and focusing on what truly matters for making improvements. Good energy is with you for feeling confident about the work you do.

Taurus


Taurus

Channeling your energies into a project around the home that will truly make life easier can be especially good for you now, dear Taurus. It’s a fine time for discovering information that was previously hidden to you, or for looking at something from an entirely different perspective, particularly related to family relationships and finances. Good energy is with you for working on problems with family or in the home, or for resolving to make improvements. In fact, in many ways you are wiping the slate clean and ready to begin anew. You’re naturally earning respect. There is pleasant intensity in your interactions, and there might be good news about a financial matter. Relationships get a nice boost from being especially present and in the moment.

Gemini


Gemini

There can be strong focus today on matters of the heart, more from an analytic perspective than an emotional one, dear Gemini. You are seeing past relationships and expectations in a different light and redefining what it is you now want and need from your connections. New information can surface that shines light on a past matter, or there can be a connection made with someone from your past. Either way, you can feel as if you’re starting fresh. It’s a strong time to resolve to put negative attitudes behind you and to go forward pursuing your true heart’s desires. Also today, there could be a new depth or intensity in your learning or your communications. You are not content with barely scratching the surface of a matter. You are inclined to investigate, poke, and prod until you feel comfortable that you know enough! Secrets may emerge, in a relieving way rather than an uncomfortable one, and you can really benefit from speaking with someone close to you. There is more persuasiveness to your personality today.

Cancer


Cancer

You can be looking at money matters from a new and helpful perspective today, dear Cancer, and motivation to turn over a new leaf regarding finances and relationship expectations can be strong. Turn your attention to things you already have and think about how you can rework or recycle them. This is a good day for finding the motivation and determination to complete a project you’ve left unfinished. You’re accepting responsibilities and feeling good about being useful. Desires can be illuminated today, with the Sun conjunct retrograde Venus in your solar second house. Also today, you can have a strong need to get to the bottom of a matter. Deep subjects and previously hidden information can figure strongly now. You are not necessarily putting all of your cards on the table, and in fact might benefit from some restraint, but you can make headway and learn important things about others today. When it comes to a close relationship or partnership, there can be a wonderful bonding moment today, possibly over a shared secret or private matter.

Leo


Leo

This is a powerful time for setting up new goals, intentions, and resolutions, dear Leo, with a New Moon having just occurred in your sign (yesterday) and retrograde Venus aligning with the Sun (your ruler) in your sign as well. You have the opportunity to start anew, particularly as you may have recently seen yourself, your relationships, and your experiences in a new light. You may be redefining what you want and need from your relationships. You also have more impact or personal presence right now. Also today, good energy is with you for concentrating and focusing on those things that truly matter. Financial, business, and other practical matters can thrive, as you’re especially sharp and capable of getting to the heart of a situation.

Virgo

Virgo Symbol/Glyph
Virgo

You may be a little clearer about which actions to take based on recent revelations now, dear Virgo. This is a time for making resolutions to put dysfunctional attitudes and attachments behind you, and it’s a powerful one, particularly related to relationships and finances. Also today, you can be filled with strength, determination, and resolve. A conversation, thought process, or journal entry can help to release recent mental tension. People are drawn to your intensity right now, and you have a way of seeing what it is that is worth your time, and what is just not valuable to you. It’s a good day for creative inspiration, but perhaps more so right now, the willingness to really get involved. You might also discover an entertaining passion or interest that is pleasantly absorbing.

Libra

Libra Glyph-Symbol
Libra

Recent revelations have now brought you to a point where you are more able to see what has tripped you up in the past, particularly regarding relationships, money, and friendships, dear Libra. There can be new energy and motivation to go forward with different expectations and demands in these areas. It’s a time of new plans for action. In the coming weeks, there can be a chance to start fresh in a relationship or to begin a new one. You might return to your past regarding a friend in some manner, such as having a conversation about someone from the past, or reconnecting with an old friend or group. Also today, it would behoove you to focus on what you can get rid of that will help to simplify your life. This doesn’t have to be material things, but can be mental attitudes or habits. New insights or information coming in can be especially helpful. Listen to family. You may be in the position to be supportive, and this can be rewarding to you.

Scorpio

Scorpio Symbol Glyph
Scorpio

You’ll find that recent revelations can now motivate you to begin fresh, dear Scorpio, particularly related to business or public image and reputation, but for many of you, also in your relationships. You may be looking back or behind you and seeing more clearly where you may have been chasing the wrong things or the right things the wrong way. You can be redefining your goals and what it is you truly value. Fearless dealing with emotional issues can bring huge rewards down the road. There can be a focus on past relationships but with a new perspective – you’re seeing things differently and seeking out a more authentic path. Also today, there is very good energy with you for connecting, learning, and communicating. There can be a moment of truth or new insight in a friendship today. Connections made now can be very fruitful. Conversations are a little more serious today, but also more useful.

Sagittarius

Sagittarius Glyph Symbol
Sagittarius

You can be filled with motivation and energy to approach your life and your relationships with a new and improved attitude and more authentic expectations, dear Sagittarius. Recent revelations or examination of the past has prompted you to see things in a new light, and possibly to redefine some of your beliefs, ideals, goals, and dreams. You might also more clearly see what approaches or expectations that you had in the past that sent you along the wrong path. It’s a good time to set up new intentions. Also today, both creative and practical affairs can benefit from a stronger ability to concentrate and a more powerful intuition. This is a day for opening your eyes to something you may have glossed over, or perhaps were not ready to see. There can also be a good, satisfying sense that you’re growing in a relationship. Business matters can also thrive today with a stronger sense for what is truly useful and what may be unessential.

Capricorn

Capricorn Symbol/Glyph
Capricorn

This can be a good day for clearing the air and talking openly and honestly about a matter to someone you trust, dear Capricorn, but for many of you, it’s a time for a personal revelation of sorts. You are seeing your relationships and attachments in an all-new light, and this can prompt a new plan of action. There is good energy with you for starting fresh, particularly as it relates to how you approach going after what you want in life, as well as on financial and emotional levels. Intimate relationships can benefit from a new start or vision as you have recently redefined what you want and need from others, as well as what you expect from yourself. Today is also good for reading and listening or otherwise taking in information, as you can be exposed to inspiring, eye-opening ideas.You have a way of honing in on the truly useful, and tuning out distractions comes easily as a result.

Aquarius


Aquarius

There has been a big focus on the past, particularly past relationships or unresolved issues, dear Aquarius, and now you begin to feel the motivation to do something about recent revelations and your new perspective. You might gain new insight on an old problem, or reconnect with someone from your past. Also today, you are naturally, instinctively attracting the right information, and connections can be advantageous. Focus should be on strategy and plans of action rather than quick maneuvers. You might open your eyes to something now, as you’re now truly ready to “see” it. Set intentions and goals now that better reflect these redefined wants and needs, as well as your expectations of others. This can be mainly about your relationships, but might also have to do with attitudes towards your material goals and plans. Energies are powerful for a fresh start or turning point.

Pisces


Pisces

You have been learning new things about old problems now, dear Pisces, particularly related to work, health, and relationships. You are wiser today, but not necessarily patient. The desire to be productive, useful, and helpful is very strong, and you might feel especially motivated to make changes or to pursue a new path that improves your life. This can be as simple as an attitude change in light of recent revelations. Seeing where you may have been tripping up or chasing the wrong things in the past can be part of this. Resolutions to change these patterns might be made now, and you have extra support from the cosmos in this respect. Also today, sharing ideas can be very fruitful. Friends can have valuable input, or you may have something useful to share with them. An understanding with someone close to you can be a nice form of release and relief. You might be seeing details that you typically miss or avoid.

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Get A Jump On Tomorrow, Your Horoscopes for Saturday, August 14

 

 

 

 

Get A Jump On Tomorrow…..

Your Horoscopes for Saturday, August 15th

 

Aries

Aries Horoscope
Aries

The Sun shines its light on your past today, dear Aries, particularly relating to romantic relationships or opportunities gone by, and you can feel especially motivated to make things better. Romantic feelings can be very strong today. Perhaps an overdue conversation occurs now – a clearing of the air, so to speak. We are often told not to dwell on the past, but it can be appropriate and helpful right now to perhaps not dwell but review past attitudes, events, and feelings. New light could shine on past relationships, and now you’re going forward with a new set of expectations and redefined needs. As well today, you could come to truly useful conclusions for making improvements to your health, work schedules, and daily affairs. You can feel quite determined to meet and possibly exceed your goals. Today is about tuning out the negative distractions and focusing on what truly matters for making improvements. Good energy is with you for feeling confident about the work you do.

Taurus


Taurus

Channeling your energies into a project around the home that will truly make life easier can be especially good for you now, dear Taurus. It’s a fine time for discovering information that was previously hidden to you, or for looking at something from an entirely different perspective, particularly related to family relationships and finances. Good energy is with you for working on problems with family or in the home, or for resolving to make improvements. In fact, in many ways you are wiping the slate clean and ready to begin anew. You’re naturally earning respect. There is pleasant intensity in your interactions, and there might be good news about a financial matter. Relationships get a nice boost from being especially present and in the moment.

Gemini


Gemini

There can be strong focus today on matters of the heart, more from an analytic perspective than an emotional one, dear Gemini. You are seeing past relationships and expectations in a different light and redefining what it is you now want and need from your connections. New information can surface that shines light on a past matter, or there can be a connection made with someone from your past. Either way, you can feel as if you’re starting fresh. It’s a strong time to resolve to put negative attitudes behind you and to go forward pursuing your true heart’s desires. Also today, there could be a new depth or intensity in your learning or your communications. You are not content with barely scratching the surface of a matter. You are inclined to investigate, poke, and prod until you feel comfortable that you know enough! Secrets may emerge, in a relieving way rather than an uncomfortable one, and you can really benefit from speaking with someone close to you. There is more persuasiveness to your personality today.

Cancer


Cancer

You can be looking at money matters from a new and helpful perspective today, dear Cancer, and motivation to turn over a new leaf regarding finances and relationship expectations can be strong. Turn your attention to things you already have and think about how you can rework or recycle them. This is a good day for finding the motivation and determination to complete a project you’ve left unfinished. You’re accepting responsibilities and feeling good about being useful. Desires can be illuminated today, with the Sun conjunct retrograde Venus in your solar second house. Also today, you can have a strong need to get to the bottom of a matter. Deep subjects and previously hidden information can figure strongly now. You are not necessarily putting all of your cards on the table, and in fact might benefit from some restraint, but you can make headway and learn important things about others today. When it comes to a close relationship or partnership, there can be a wonderful bonding moment today, possibly over a shared secret or private matter.

Leo


Leo

This is a powerful time for setting up new goals, intentions, and resolutions, dear Leo, with a New Moon having just occurred in your sign (yesterday) and retrograde Venus aligning with the Sun (your ruler) in your sign as well. You have the opportunity to start anew, particularly as you may have recently seen yourself, your relationships, and your experiences in a new light. You may be redefining what you want and need from your relationships. You also have more impact or personal presence right now. Also today, good energy is with you for concentrating and focusing on those things that truly matter. Financial, business, and other practical matters can thrive, as you’re especially sharp and capable of getting to the heart of a situation.

Virgo

Virgo Symbol/Glyph
Virgo

You may be a little clearer about which actions to take based on recent revelations now, dear Virgo. This is a time for making resolutions to put dysfunctional attitudes and attachments behind you, and it’s a powerful one, particularly related to relationships and finances. Also today, you can be filled with strength, determination, and resolve. A conversation, thought process, or journal entry can help to release recent mental tension. People are drawn to your intensity right now, and you have a way of seeing what it is that is worth your time, and what is just not valuable to you. It’s a good day for creative inspiration, but perhaps more so right now, the willingness to really get involved. You might also discover an entertaining passion or interest that is pleasantly absorbing.

Libra

Libra Glyph-Symbol
Libra

Recent revelations have now brought you to a point where you are more able to see what has tripped you up in the past, particularly regarding relationships, money, and friendships, dear Libra. There can be new energy and motivation to go forward with different expectations and demands in these areas. It’s a time of new plans for action. In the coming weeks, there can be a chance to start fresh in a relationship or to begin a new one. You might return to your past regarding a friend in some manner, such as having a conversation about someone from the past, or reconnecting with an old friend or group. Also today, it would behoove you to focus on what you can get rid of that will help to simplify your life. This doesn’t have to be material things, but can be mental attitudes or habits. New insights or information coming in can be especially helpful. Listen to family. You may be in the position to be supportive, and this can be rewarding to you.

Scorpio

Scorpio Symbol Glyph
Scorpio

You’ll find that recent revelations can now motivate you to begin fresh, dear Scorpio, particularly related to business or public image and reputation, but for many of you, also in your relationships. You may be looking back or behind you and seeing more clearly where you may have been chasing the wrong things or the right things the wrong way. You can be redefining your goals and what it is you truly value. Fearless dealing with emotional issues can bring huge rewards down the road. There can be a focus on past relationships but with a new perspective – you’re seeing things differently and seeking out a more authentic path. Also today, there is very good energy with you for connecting, learning, and communicating. There can be a moment of truth or new insight in a friendship today. Connections made now can be very fruitful. Conversations are a little more serious today, but also more useful.

Sagittarius

Sagittarius Glyph Symbol
Sagittarius

You can be filled with motivation and energy to approach your life and your relationships with a new and improved attitude and more authentic expectations, dear Sagittarius. Recent revelations or examination of the past has prompted you to see things in a new light, and possibly to redefine some of your beliefs, ideals, goals, and dreams. You might also more clearly see what approaches or expectations that you had in the past that sent you along the wrong path. It’s a good time to set up new intentions. Also today, both creative and practical affairs can benefit from a stronger ability to concentrate and a more powerful intuition. This is a day for opening your eyes to something you may have glossed over, or perhaps were not ready to see. There can also be a good, satisfying sense that you’re growing in a relationship. Business matters can also thrive today with a stronger sense for what is truly useful and what may be unessential.

Capricorn

Capricorn Symbol/Glyph
Capricorn

This can be a good day for clearing the air and talking openly and honestly about a matter to someone you trust, dear Capricorn, but for many of you, it’s a time for a personal revelation of sorts. You are seeing your relationships and attachments in an all-new light, and this can prompt a new plan of action. There is good energy with you for starting fresh, particularly as it relates to how you approach going after what you want in life, as well as on financial and emotional levels. Intimate relationships can benefit from a new start or vision as you have recently redefined what you want and need from others, as well as what you expect from yourself. Today is also good for reading and listening or otherwise taking in information, as you can be exposed to inspiring, eye-opening ideas.You have a way of honing in on the truly useful, and tuning out distractions comes easily as a result.

Aquarius


Aquarius

There has been a big focus on the past, particularly past relationships or unresolved issues, dear Aquarius, and now you begin to feel the motivation to do something about recent revelations and your new perspective. You might gain new insight on an old problem, or reconnect with someone from your past. Also today, you are naturally, instinctively attracting the right information, and connections can be advantageous. Focus should be on strategy and plans of action rather than quick maneuvers. You might open your eyes to something now, as you’re now truly ready to “see” it. Set intentions and goals now that better reflect these redefined wants and needs, as well as your expectations of others. This can be mainly about your relationships, but might also have to do with attitudes towards your material goals and plans. Energies are powerful for a fresh start or turning point.

Pisces


Pisces

You have been learning new things about old problems now, dear Pisces, particularly related to work, health, and relationships. You are wiser today, but not necessarily patient. The desire to be productive, useful, and helpful is very strong, and you might feel especially motivated to make changes or to pursue a new path that improves your life. This can be as simple as an attitude change in light of recent revelations. Seeing where you may have been tripping up or chasing the wrong things in the past can be part of this. Resolutions to change these patterns might be made now, and you have extra support from the cosmos in this respect. Also today, sharing ideas can be very fruitful. Friends can have valuable input, or you may have something useful to share with them. An understanding with someone close to you can be a nice form of release and relief. You might be seeing details that you typically miss or avoid.

 

 

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Your Daily Horoscopes for Friday, May 15th

 

 

Your Daily Horoscopes for Friday, May 15th

 

Aries 

Ideas can be especially powerful today, Aries, particularly related to creative projects, romance, and possibly children. You can feel a reinvigoration of motivation for pursuing certain projects, branching out, and expressing yourself creatively. This boosts your energy levels for taking on new challenges. Goals and dreams seem easier to reach with this new perception. Past negative, self-defeating attitudes can be left behind. You may be getting over an important “hump” psychologically, and there may be a breakthrough on a project this week. Enjoy the confidence boost!

Taurus

Particularly if you’ve handled recent slowdowns well, Taurus, this is a strong time for regaining momentum, especially related to a money or business matter. Even so, there is also good favor with you for real estate, family, and friendships. It’s a time for robust ideas that can serve you well for years to come if you follow through with them. There can be a breakthrough of sorts this week regarding a family matter, likely having to do with a friend’s recommendation or help. Your confidence will go a long way towards making things happen, so be sure to take the initiative and put your heart into a relationship or project now for best results.

Gemini

Your natural talents are on display today, Gemini. This is a hands-on time when you want to take action, and ideas are powerful, easy to access, and likely very successful. This is a good day for communications on the job or with the public. You have some rather magical qualities now, and you could be solving old problems or envisioning new horizons. There is a sense of being in tune, and you are feeling more confident than you have felt for a while. There can be new channels for expressing yourself or for satisfying your needs and wants now. Your approach is especially progressive.

Cancer

You are rebuilding confidence levels today, Cancer, particularly related to taking action on private or personal matters, or finishing up projects and things that you need to put behind you. Educational, travel, and financial problems can be released or resolved this week through new thinking and the action you take now. You are tuning in to your inner energy and courage, and you are especially interested in finding ways to heal, grow, and improve. Release of pent-up frustration and energy might be found through physical outlets. You can feel more vital and filled with spirit.

Leo

If you’re feeling at all stuck professionally or personally, Leo, look to friends, teams, groups, or networking for help getting doors to open for opportunities to advance your interests this week. Joining with others or pooling resources can indeed bring mutual benefits now. Enthusiasm for recent projects, and possibly life itself, is once again on the upswing after some possible stumbling blocks. Activities are increasing, and problem-solving skills are strong, but you also have some excellent ideas for future projects. There can be renewed confidence in life’s possibilities and future options.

Virgo

You can feel more on top of your work or in charge of your life now, Virgo. There can be fortunate turns in a partnership or the release of a burdensome problem now that has you feeling far freer and more powerful. You are less afraid of challenges and certainly ready to put in hard work. A situation that seemed impossible or too difficult can release itself this week, and this allows you greater freedom to pursue your interests. Those things or attitudes that kept you from taking important action are on their way out. The work you do now, particularly related to letting go of heavy karmic weight and getting your partnership situation smoothed out, will benefit you greatly when Jupiter transits your sign for over a year, beginning this August. You’ll want to have less emotional baggage for this fortunate influence.

Libra

Your energy and motivation levels are building, Libra, and you may be taking steps to improve your life through expanded knowledge, education, and experience. There can be a strong desire to implement a new health and wellness program that brings you more vitality and builds your spirit. Problems that you’ve been avoiding or areas in which you’ve been procrastinating don’t seem as daunting, and you could be taking big steps to get these things behind yo. It can be a good time for competing and for general success. You seem to have more initiative and natural courage today and this week.

Scorpio

This is a good time for acting on intuition, Scorpio, as you seem to sense the right next move. You are interested in making positive changes, and you instictively know that in order to do so, you need to switch up your methods. Fortunately, you’re quite unafraid of obstacles or challenges that previously seemed a little daunting, particularly related to relationships, career, major life plans, and creative projects. Enthusiasm for these things, and faith in yourself, are certainly building now. Ideas coming to you now are possibly quite marketable, so take note. If you need support, a loan, or other resources, this can be a good time for taking the necessary action.

Sagittarius 

Your ruler, Jupiter, is moving towards a very creative aspect with Chiron, dear Sagittarius, and today, Mars is involved, stirring up the desire for action. This might come through someone in your life as Mars is in your partnership sector, but whatever the motivation, you’re feeling inspired to grow, improve, and heal. You may find a solution to a problem related to travel or home life, educational plans, and finding a better balance between security and adventure. While you could easily feel that you are capable of taking on anything, and your energy levels increase with your motivation, try not to overdo things. Personal appeal is strong, and love relationships can be energized now.

Capricorn

This is a good day for bonding with a partner or for love in general, Capricorn. You are open to new ways of relating, and less likely to repeat the same overdone patterns. This is also a powerful time for finding productive solutions to work and health problems. Again, it’s about looking at things in new ways. There can be a breakthrough in research, conversations or news that stimulate original thinking, and a kind of fearlessness when it comes to tackling problem areas, both in relationships and on practical levels. You tend to ignore the more conservative side of your nature in favor of somewhat unorthodox methods. There can also be new hope for healing methods, and strong motivation to improve physically. You are naturally drawn to activities that make you feel good all over.

Aquarius

Motivation, particularly for a creative or pleasurable pursuit or a relationship, is improving and building today, Aquarius. In fact, you have a lot of courage to make positive changes and the talent to back it up. Creatively speaking, it’s a powerful time. You could also solve some relationship and financial problems today, largely due to a certain fearless confidence that may have been missing lately. You are drawn to things, situations, and people that/who make you feel good about yourself. You might even find a new outlet, game, or pastime that excites you or allows you the freedom to express yourself. People may be extra willing to back or support your efforts. Creative talents are on show now.

Pisces

This week is wonderful for feeling that you’re growing and gaining wisdom, Pisces, and today, you could have the courage to handle problems that you previously felt stumped by. This can be a good time for handling a health matter or for making lifestyle changes, and it’s also powerful for improving home and family life. There can be a sense that you’re recovering from recent challenges, and your spirit is stronger. You are far less concerned about outward “proof” of success and more fully in tune with what makes you happy regardless of what is expected of you. Inner healing and vitality are what count most to you at this time.

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The Daily Motivator for December 9th – Start the ball rolling

Start the ball rolling

Motivation leads to action, and action leads to more motivation. If you’re  not motivated to do anything, do a little something anyway and start the ball  rolling.

Even the smallest positive step can begin to create positive momentum. Take  that small step, feel the tiny wisp of motivation and momentum, and let it carry  you to the next modest step.

Even if it doesn’t seem to accomplish anything, a small, initial positive  action does in fact achieve something of great consequence. It gets you  going.

Once you’re in motion, you’re much more likely to stay in motion. The longer  you stay in motion, the more likely you are to keep going.

The best thing to do when you don’t feel like doing anything, is to do  something. Remind yourself that although you may be severely unmotivated, you  can take a small action anyway.

No matter what your situation or level of motivation may be, there’s some  little something you can do. Do it now, get the ball rolling, and let the power  of positive momentum push you forward.

— Ralph Marston

The Daily Motivator

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The Daily OM for Nov. 21st – Permission to Simply Be

Permission to Simply Be
Working through Transitions

by Madisyn Taylor

During the pause between achievements, many people begin to question what their life is about.

The elation we feel when we have learned an important lesson, achieved a goal, or had a big breakthrough can sometimes be met with a period of downtime afterward. During this period of transition, we may feel unsure and not know where to turn next. Many people, during the pause

between achievements, begin to wonder what their life is about. These feelings are common and strike everyone from time to time. Human beings are active creatures—we feel best when we are working on a project or vigorously pursuing a goal. But there is nothing inherently wrong with spending a day, a week, or even a month simply existing and not having a plan. Just be. It won’t be long before you embark upon your next voyage of growth and discovery.

The quiet lull into we which we fall between ideas, projects, and goals can make life seem empty. After accomplishing one objective, you may want to move immediately on to the next. However, when your next step is unclear, you may feel frustrated, disconnected, or even a mild depression. You may even perceive your lack of forward momentum as an indicator of imminent stagnation. To calm these distressing thoughts, try to accept that if your intent is personal growth, you will continue to grow as an individual whether striving for a specific objective or not. Spending time immersed in life’s rigors and pleasures can be a cathartic experience that gives you the time you need to think about what you have recently gone through and leisurely contemplate what you wish to do next. You may also find that in simply being and going through the motions of everyday life, you reconnect with your priorities in a very organic, unforced way.

The mindful transitional pause can take many forms. For some, it can be a period of reflection that helps them understand how their life has unfolded. For others, it can be a period of adjustment, where new values based on recent changes are integrated into daily life. Just because you’re not headed swiftly to a final destination doesn’t mean you should assume that you have lost your drive. The stage between journeys can become a wonderful period of relaxation that prepares you for the path that will soon be revealed to you.

The Daily OM

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A Little Humor for Your Day – 14 Reasons To Allow Drinking At Work

14 Reasons To Allow Drinking At Work

1. It’s an incentive to show up.

2. It reduces stress

3. It leads to more honest communications.

4. It reduces complaints about low pay.

5. It cuts down on time off because you can work with a hangover.

6. Employees tell management what they think, not what management wants to hear.

7. It helps save on heating costs in the winter.

8. It encourages carpooling.

9. Increases job satisfaction because if you have a bad job you don’t care.

10. It eliminates vacations because people would rather come to work.

11. It makes fellow employees look better.

12. It makes the cafeteria food taste better.

13. Bosses are more likely to hand out raises when they have had a couple of drinks.

14. Salary negotiations are a lot more profitable.

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Daily Motivator for October 1 – Discontent

Discontent

If you blame your discontent on others, that will just make it grow bigger  and more burdensome. Choose instead to embrace and to own that discontent fully,  and you can make it go away.

There can be all sorts of reasons why you’re unhappy with life. Yet it is not  those reasons that matter, but rather what you’re willing to think, to feel and  to do.

When you accept that your discontent is yours and yours alone, you can  quickly get beyond it. And though you may not be able to immediately change the  outer conditions, you can instantly change your inner perspective.

What can weigh you down is not what has happened, but how you have chosen to  respond. Choose to let go of the discontent, and free yourself to grab hold of  the most positive possibilities.

Whether the situation is your fault or not, doesn’t really matter now. Your  best strategy is to be sincerely thankful for where you are, and to move quickly  in the direction of where you wish to be.

Life can be tough on you, but you don’t have to be so tough on yourself. Let  go of your discontent, and let yourself soar to new, fulfilling heights.

— Ralph Marston

Daily Motivator

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Daily Motivator for August 28 – Effort is opportunity

Effort is opportunity

Every effort, no matter how small or tedious or seemingly insignificant,  builds value in your life. Every effort is an opportunity.

With every effort, you make a difference in the world. With every effort, you  express your ability and your influence.

Give joy to each effort, and you add joy to your life. Give your attention  and focus and gratitude to the efforts, and they produce meaningful, lasting  value.

Seek out efforts, perform the efforts, and what you get is achievement. What  you get is the experience of life lived in a truly fulfilling and satisfying  way.

With effort, problems are solved, obstacles are transcended, and dreams come  true. With effort, you can change the world in accordance with your highest,  most authentic vision.

Fill each day with positive, purposeful efforts. And you’ll fill your world  with great meaning and joy.

— Ralph Marston

The Daily Motivator

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