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Is one of your goals to write a book or poetry? Mine is! Maybe these 12 ways to write a poem could help you accomplish that goal. How to Write Poetry From the November 2001 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine Did you know that poems take root in the found objects and slammed doors of everyday life? You can write one. Really! Honor Moore leads the way. Let’s say I’m sitting in that room with you now. Take out a pad and pen, your favorite pen—the one that just slides across the paper. Be sure you have an hour or so, so you can take your time with each prompt. 12 Ways to Write a Poem   Make a list of five things you did today, in the order you did them. Quickly write down three colors. Write down a dream. If you can’t remember one, make it up. Take...
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Gabriel Whaley, a 21 year old from North Carolina is the perfect example of setting a 24k goal of giving back. He was listed in the recent September 19th issue of People Magazine for an organization that he founded called Kicking4Hunger.  Excerpt from the article: “When he was a kid, Gabriel Whaley’s parents had a hard time sending him to soccer camp because they couldn’t afford the admission fee. In 2006, when he was a junior in high school, Gabriel started his own soccer camp—and an encouraged canned good donation was the only admission cost. That year, more than 70 children attended the camp and raised more than 1,500 pounds of canned good for a local food bank. To date, Kicking4Hunger (Kicking4Hunger.org) soccer camps have raised more than 16,000 pounds of food while allowing more than 1,000 to attend a soccer camp.”  Help support our youth in being recognized for accomplishing...
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Author: Maddy Rice Part 1 of 3 series: Eight years ago, the department I was working in at one of America’s biggest pharmaceutical companies was downsized, and I lost my job of nine years. I was devastated. I went through all the stages of loss; disbelief, anger, bargaining, and then a significant depression. You see, I am a super achiever who had rarely failed at anything and I felt like I had failed at my career and at life. As I reflect back to that time I can honestly say it was perhaps the best thing that ever happened to me. It propelled me to do things in my life I never thought possible. During my tenure at the pharmaceutical company I met a pretty special person, Darlene Whitehurst. Darlene was an advertising vendor and through her outstanding customer service, we quickly became close friends. Darlene had always talked enthusiastically about...
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When it comes to “writing it down”, some people are unclear about the difference between dreams, goals, action plans and “to-do” lists. This will help you clarify.   Where Paper & Passion Meet!   You have a greater chance of success when you write something down. Anything you accomplish on your lists can be considered a goal achieved. Every Goal Matters…no matter how large or small. Success is a cumulative effect! Dreams List: a generous list of what you would do with your life if you had unlimited time, talent, capability and money. Example – sky dive, travel to every continent, etc Goals List: a list of the specific results you want to accomplish with a set deadline. Example –income of $100,000 in 2011 Values List: a list of your beliefs and what you perceive as most important in your relationships, spiritual life, concepts, and feelings. Example – spend evenings with...
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