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There probably isn’t a single “successful” person on this earth that does not utilize some aspect of goal-setting. You can think of it as a requirement for your brain. It turns out there is a substantial amount of scientific research that points to how goal-setting literately changes your brain thus allowing yourself to reach your goals and aspirations more effectively.
Our past, present, and future are all linked through memories. This is how traditions are passed down and future decisions are made. We often hold on to the past because it means something to us. Always make the decision to create amazing memories for they never die.
I can’t express enough the importance of using your words wisely. Your words have the power to either create positive change or to be extremely damaging. Think before you speak and if you have nothing of substance to say it’s probably better to keep your thoughts to yourself. How will you use your words?
Are you truly living or are you simply existing? Are you in the driver’s seat or are you living your life on autopilot? Does life happen to you or do you make life happen?
"Learning to allow our minds to slow down so we can think critically about things in our lives is a unique skill that must be purposefully honed."
Be Conscious of Your Circle
It’s easy to forget how much influence people have on us throughout our life. Think about it— we have family, friends, co-workers and even people we may briefly pass in the hallway, all of whom could be our greatest asset or our greatest inhibitor to you reaching our highest self.
"There isn’t a single human being alive who doesn’t want to be happy. Humans are constantly chasing this emotional state, and if true, then why do so many of us have a hard time attaining it? The truth is, the brain was not designed to make us feel happy all the time it was designed for survival. Scientists have been studying if it’s possible to significantly change the human brain’s way of thinking."
When things don’t tend to go your way you are ultimately left with two options: give up and throw in the towel or lift your head up and overcome.
Hitting the “wall” refers to the point where the human body depletes all of its “stored glycogen and the feelings of fatigue and negativity, which typically accompany it.” Glycogen is a carbohydrate stored in our muscles and liver to give our bodies energy. When the body runs low on glycogen the “brain wants to shut down activity as a preservation method, which may lead to negative thinking,” causing the well-known “wall.” I realized this was a test of true mental fortitude.
The Positive People Awards, presented by The Baltimore Times and Times Community Services, Inc. was held at Horseshoe Casino on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Photos by Gar Roberts.
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Can the power of positive thinking change your life?
A positive attitude is one of the most powerful assets you can have. Positive people find success, good health, happiness, wealth and rewarding relationships throughout their lives.
It could mean the difference between life and death for more than 1,000 people in the United States each year.
“Women of Passion, Women of Purpose”
The Baltimore Times held its 2016 Positive People Awards reception at the Grand on Thursday, September 22, 2016. The theme for this year was “Women of Passion, Women of Purspose.” Women from various walks of life were recognized for their boldness and passion in living their dreams and serving others.
Join The Baltimore Times and Times Community Services, Inc. for an evening celebrating community leaders making a positive impact!
Automotive technicians are among the positions to be filled at the MTA
Top seeds Alabama State and Jackson State prevailed in Saturday’s semifinals on day two of the 2017 SWAC Women’s Tennis Tournament played at the Pepsi Tennis Center
Many job seekers may re-evaluate their employment goals and question effective strategies to find a new position, as the end of 2015 draws near.
Tavon Mason hangs up cleats, starts foundation
Tavon Mason, a former National Football League wide receiver for the New York Jets hung up his cleats and embraced a new position. In stark contrast to his former position on the field, Mason is now the author of a children’s book.