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Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #34 There is no substitution for a genuine lack of preparation. When you set out to achieve a goal do you fly by the seat of your pants or do you take the time to prepare and visualize what you want to achieve? Developing yourself to get what you want out of life takes discipline and work. It is not for the faint of heart, and often we… Read More

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Fortune Cookie Life Lesson # 32 Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak. How well do I listen instead of letting things come right out of my mouth? A long time ago this was extremely hard for me to do. I usually never heard what was being said and was always the one talking. I am more aware of my lack… Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #29 There is no security in life only opportunity. When an opportunity arises, do you take it? I know that there were many times in my past where I was scared to take a chance and instead I held myself back. I soon began to realize that waiting around for the safety net was not going to get me where I wanted to be in life. Are you… Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #28 Think about your own mistakes rather than blame on other’s faults. Why do people like to play the blame game? When I received this paper a couple of weeks ago, I sat back and took a long hard look at the times that I have played the blame game and what if anything it has done for me and the situations that I was involved. The answer… Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #27 To attain enlightenment is to be aware of your own Buddha. Wouldn’t be nice to have an enlightened life? To be able to have the knowledge to choose what road you want to take in life. Many of us have had to travel our paths of life with little bumps along the way, and I for one consider life’s small cracks to be valuable lessons but wouldn’t… Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lessons #25 Whatever the mind can conceive and believe it can achieve. Do you have high hopes? I do, and I have most of my life. Some of my dreams have come true, and most are still on the bucket list of life. Whatever we desire to do with ourselves whether it is in a career, relationships, or a personal journey for ourselves we want to be able to… Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #22 When both feet are planted firmly, nothing can shake you. Sometimes it can be tough to stand your ground when there are opposing sides coming at you. I am a passionate person and when I have chosen to stand my ground the consequences of my choice to stand firm has affected certain relationships. The decisions I made were based mainly on the safety of my family and… Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #14 Whatever you want to do, do it. There are only so many tomorrows. One of the things I want to do is get out of debt. This fortune phrase hit it right on the head and I want out of debt now. Something I struggled with most of my life was my finances. I was never very good at keeping a budget and didn’t quite learn the… Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #10 Leadership is action not position. Am I a leader or a follower? A question that I was asking myself when I received my next fortune out of the jar and the answer was merely I have no idea. For most of my life, I would consider myself to have been a follower. I was the type of person that usually goes with the flow and never sighted… Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #8 Watch one’s thoughts become one’s actions. I had experienced this affirmation throughout the last couple of year’s when I made a decision a couple of years ago to become healthier. When I first started out on my healthy life journey, I focussed on just getting well. I was 34 and suffering from extremely high blood pressure. I felt miserable and could hardly do anything. After a health… Read More

Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #7 Knowledge is priceless. Think about all the things we have been able to learn throughout our lives. From the time we were in diapers to being productive members of society. When we were children, we were always taught. We were taught how to tie our shoes, brush our teeth, and read. As we grew older, there was driving and school that we attended. We may have had… Read More

    Fortune Cookie Life Lesson #5 It’s up to you to make the next move. Have you ever been in between a rock and a hard place? Where you know that you need to make a decision and the decision you make will significantly affect your future? Maybe you are stuck in a job that never goes anywhere, or you are just looking for more in your life. Either way, you… Read More