Posts Tagged ‘ live in the moment ’

Day 961. Focus on one task at a time.

March 11, 2014
Day 961.  Focus on one task at a time.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 961.  Sunday, November 10, 2013 Two main tasks needed to be completed today:  a photo shoot and run an errand to a bookstore. I was stressing at first.  The photo shoot will likely take all day.  By the time it finishes the bookstore will be closed.…

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Day 805. Live in the moment instead of fussing over trifles.

June 17, 2013
Day 805.  Live in the moment instead of fussing over trifles.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 805.  Friday, June 7, 2013 We were eating a late snack after dance class around 11 pm. Andrea:  “Guess you won’t be going to the gym tonight!” Smiling Daffodil:  “Oh.  Oh dear.  That’s right.  Oh…” I contemplated the ramifications of my decision. Smiling Daffodil:  “I worked…

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Day 660. Be a good listener.

January 14, 2013
Day 660.  Be a good listener.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 660.  Sunday, January 13, 2013 I was only going to stay for a few minutes but the few minutes were turning in to an hour. My day was vanishing before me.  I still have to run a few errands, meet up with a friend for dinner…

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Day 544. An introvert’s guide to a successful dinner….

September 20, 2012
Day 544.  An introvert’s guide to a successful dinner….

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 544.  Wednesday, September 19, 2012 Smiling Daffodil:  “Elijah, I’m nervous about dinner tonight.” Elijah:  “You’ll be fine.  Just enjoy the moment.” Smiling Daffodil:  “But I’m not intelligent.  I’m not sure I can carry a conversation.  My head is pretty vacuous.” Elijah:  “Use Dale Carnegie’s principles.  Ask…

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