Life Mastery

Duty Noun; a moral or legal obligation; a responsibility.   Today I will do the work that lies nearest.  Do it as well as I can.  Do it gladly.  the reward of doing one duty is the power to do another.  Be constantly inspired by...

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Speech Noun; the expression of or the ability to express thoughts and feelings by articulate sounds.   Today I will use the deep tones of the voice.  Speak deliberately, and articulate words clearly.  Let the aim be to use simple, direct English.  Avoid slang and...

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Truth Noun; the quality or state of being true.   Today let the motto be “The truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.”  Think the truth, speak the truth, live the truth.  Power and self-confidence comes from consciousness of being right.  Let the...

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Geniality Adjective; warmly and pleasantly cheerful; cordial. Cheerfulness wins friends. The mind is lighted by mental sunshine, and reflects itself in the face.  One cannot be depressed while the corners of the mouth turn up.  Make yourself attractive, magnetic, and interesting to others.  Constantly influence...

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Sympathy Noun; harmony of or agreement in feeling, as between persons or on the part of one person with respect to another. Today I will learn to feel kindly towards others.  Be thoughtful and tolerant. Make the path smooth for others by acts of kindness...

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Temperance Noun; Moderation or self-restraint in action, statement, etc.; self-control. Habitual moderation in the indulgence of a natural appetite or passion, especially in the use of alcoholic liquors. Today I will practice sobriety, self-denial, and moderation.  Be temperate in all things.  Be strong and resolute.  Make...

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Power Noun; the ability to do something or act in a particular way, especially as a faculty or quality. Become equal to great achievements.  Do everything with indomitable will and energetic purpose.  Put our best into all you do.  Accomplish greater things than ever before....

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Love Noun; an intense feeling of deep affection. This is “the greatest thing in the world”. It means sympathy and willing sacrifice for others.  “All the world loves a lover”, and to be lovable is to attract and win.  Let the heart go out to...

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Concentration Noun; the action or power of focusing one’s attention or mental effort. Today I will learn to fix the mind upon one thing at a time.  Be interested in what you do.  Persistently work for a definite object.  Take new responsibilities.  Apply yourself diligently....

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Sincerity Noun; the quality of being free from pretense, deceit, or hypocrisy. This is truth in the concrete.  Cultivate the strictest fidelity to truth, both in thought and speech.  Sincerity will be manifest in frankness of manner, directness of purpose, and uprightness of life and...

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Self Confidence Noun; a feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities, and judgment. Assurance, boldness, courage, positiveness, resolution, initiative, leadership, bravery, independence — these thoughts I will hold uppermost in the mind today.  Claim your own now.  Grow in greatness and self confidence.  Be self-reliant....

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Silence Verb; cause to become silent; prohibit or prevent from speaking. Today I will listen much.  Silence gives thought time to mature and deepen.  It suggests power in reserve.  Through frequent periods of silence, think things out to a conclusion and form sound judgements. My...

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Health Noun; the state of being free from illness or injury. Today I learn that a strong mind in a strong body is the ideal.  Stop everything that impairs health, and do those things that will build it up.  good health is a vital element...

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Promptitude Noun; the quality or habit of being prompt Today I will be up and doing.  Today let everything “be on time”. Delays are dangerous.  Punctuality gives poise and peace of mind.  Time flies.  Keep every engagement and obligation promptly.  Men know us by our...

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Unselfishness Adjective; having or showing more concern for other people than for yourself : not selfish Today I will be generous and kind.  Give to others.  By daily acts of kindness, and words of cheer, I will make others happy.  Think good thoughts for all...

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 FAITH noun; complete trust or confidence in someone or something. Today I will learn that faith gives confidence and encouragement.  Faith bridges difficulties and accomplishes the seeming impossible.  All power comes from it.  Through faith we look into the future with assurance.  “I can; I...

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 Deliberateness Adjective; characterized by deliberation or cautious consideration; careful orslow in deciding Today I will carefully weigh facts and arguments: think deeply; try to reach correct and mature judgements; reflect much; look before I leap; avoid hasty conclusions; take all the time necessary; think and...

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 Patience noun; the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset. Today I will focus on how patience wins self-respect, and the good-will of others.  It is a sign of superiority.  Maintaining an unruffled temper under all circumstances will...

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REALIZATION noun; an act of becoming fully aware of something as a fact. Today I will ask myself: What abilities have I?  What can I do best?  What should I develop most? How can I use my resources to the best advantage?  How can I...

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EARNESTNESS noun; sincere and intense conviction. Today I will be eager for achievement, get the best by doing the best; be deeply sincere; concentrate; become interested; be determined; resolve to succeed; be ambitious and energetic; feel strong and active. My motto for today: “This one...

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WISDOM noun; the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment; the quality of being wise. Today I will develop common sense; observe closely; think clearly; judge prudently; be discreet; think before I speak; be serious; aim particularly to form judicious and accurate judgements; grow...

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Optimism noun; hopefulness and confidence about the future or the successful outcome of something. Today I will persist in seeing the bright side of life, remembering that “He that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.”  I will be optimistic and believe in the...

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Poise noun; Graceful and elegant bearing in a person.   Today I will avoid all nervous and unnecessary movements of the body, and all thoughts that cause waste of nerve force; I will cultivate calmness, repose, peacefulness, and deliberateness. My Exercise: Sit still, thoroughly relax the...

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Design & Prints

Nam liber tempor cum soluta nobis eleifend option congue nihil imperdiet doming id quod mazim placerat facer possim assum. Typi non habent claritatem insitam; est usus legentis in iis qui facit eorum claritatem. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima.

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Inspiration

Nam liber tempor cum soluta nobis eleifend option congue nihil imperdiet doming id quod mazim placerat facer possim assum. Typi non habent claritatem insitam; est usus legentis in iis qui facit eorum claritatem. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima.

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Travel & Reviews

Nam liber tempor cum soluta nobis eleifend option congue nihil imperdiet doming id quod mazim placerat facer possim assum. Typi non habent claritatem insitam; est usus legentis in iis qui facit eorum claritatem. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima.

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Fashion & Style

Nam liber tempor cum soluta nobis eleifend option congue nihil imperdiet doming id quod mazim placerat facer possim assum. Typi non habent claritatem insitam; est usus legentis in iis qui facit eorum claritatem. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima.

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DIY & Projects

Nam liber tempor cum soluta nobis eleifend option congue nihil imperdiet doming id quod mazim placerat facer possim assum. Typi non habent claritatem insitam; est usus legentis in iis qui facit eorum claritatem. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima.

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Design & Prints

Nam liber tempor cum soluta nobis eleifend option congue nihil imperdiet doming id quod mazim placerat facer possim assum. Typi non habent claritatem insitam; est usus legentis in iis qui facit eorum claritatem. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima.

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Inspiration

Nam liber tempor cum soluta nobis eleifend option congue nihil imperdiet doming id quod mazim placerat facer possim assum. Typi non habent claritatem insitam; est usus legentis in iis qui facit eorum claritatem. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima.

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DIY & Projects

Nam liber tempor cum soluta nobis eleifend option congue nihil imperdiet doming id quod mazim placerat facer possim assum. Typi non habent claritatem insitam; est usus legentis in iis qui facit eorum claritatem. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima.

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Travel & Reviews

Nam liber tempor cum soluta nobis eleifend option congue nihil imperdiet doming id quod mazim placerat facer possim assum. Typi non habent claritatem insitam; est usus legentis in iis qui facit eorum claritatem. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima.

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Fashion & Style

Nam liber tempor cum soluta nobis eleifend option congue nihil imperdiet doming id quod mazim placerat facer possim assum. Typi non habent claritatem insitam; est usus legentis in iis qui facit eorum claritatem. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima.

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Design & Prints

Nam liber tempor cum soluta nobis eleifend option congue nihil imperdiet doming id quod mazim placerat facer possim assum. Typi non habent claritatem insitam; est usus legentis in iis qui facit eorum claritatem. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima.

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Inspiration

Nam liber tempor cum soluta nobis eleifend option congue nihil imperdiet doming id quod mazim placerat facer possim assum. Typi non habent claritatem insitam; est usus legentis in iis qui facit eorum claritatem. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima.

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Inspiration

Nam liber tempor cum soluta nobis eleifend option congue nihil imperdiet doming id quod mazim placerat facer possim assum. Typi non habent claritatem insitam; est usus legentis in iis qui facit eorum claritatem. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima.

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Editing, Mac OSX, Mac Pro

If you are like me, you tend to use Lightroom or other 3rd Party photo editor on your RAW images and then export the hi-res .jpg to a folder and then import the images to iPhoto or Photos on Mac (El Capitain).  This creates a...

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Philosophy

I have come to know about a man.  A remarkable man. Alan Watts Should you also get to know him, you will find that your life will take funny little turns for the better and you will see things in a brand new light. Life...

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Vitamins + Supplements

Produced by Onnit.com, Alpha Brain is simply a natural supplement that boosts your mental energy and focus.  It might not make you any smarter, but it will push you to the limits of your mind’s capabilities. I have used this product on and off for...

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Apple, iTunes, Music, Software

  Let’s cut to the chase.  We all have horribly organized iTunes libraries, that’s why we love services like rdio and songza. I’m going to show you how to reclaim your estate in music and be proud to have a collection that even Sony would...

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Editing, Keyboards, Peripherals, Photography, Technology

I have been working for many months to improve the Logitech G13 keyboard settings to work with Lightroom, Photoshop, and now, iPhoto. I’ve had so much fun with this project and so much positive feedback and demand for the original script settings, that I thought...

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Life

As 2013 rolls in and we embark on another year, some change is necessary with the blog.  My old theme was just not keeping up with all of the WordPress updates and did not function the way I want.  So I am in the midst...

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Data Storage, Peripherals, RAID, Technology

    If you’re like me, you’ve purchased Vantec’s NexStar MX to use for data storage and redundancy with it’s RAID 1 function, and it’s super fast eSATA connection. A few problems first present itself when first working with the NexStar MX. 1.  The user manual...

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Fine-Art, Life, Photography, Travel

  Our honeymoon was an incredible experience for both Stephanie and I.  We were able to experience the culture of the people and the opulence of their devoted spiritual existence.  Naturally, I took in everything that I saw through my lens.  I’ve shared a collection...

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iPhone, Technology, Travel

In planning our honeymoon to Thailand, there is much to be said about the peace of mind that comes from knowing that you will have ample power supply should you need it.  My main concern was to always have battery power on my iPhone should...

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Apple, Apple TV, iPhone, Life, Mac Pro, Technology

I just setup an amazing home entertainment and data storage system…for the entire house. After several hours of research and puttering online, I’ve been able to create the perfect system to house all of my photos, music, and videos using Apple TV. First, this is...

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Apple TV, Random

Getting the error on Apple TV that Netflix can’t connect? “Netflix is currently unavailable, please try again later” If your Apple TV is not jailbroken then you just need to remove all of the cables from your ATV and wait 60 seconds as well as...

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iPhone, Management

I’ve been using Omni Focus for a little over a year now….well, since the iPhone came to Canada in 2008.  This program is absolutely amazing.  But, it doesn’t make sense unless you understand what GTD is.  GTD stands for Getting Things Done.  It was created...

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Fine-Art, Random

A quick skim through the database brought up some interesting images from the past.  Life is so much fun, and as photographers we get to freeze that experience in place and time in our own way.  That’s what makes our artform so beautiful…it’s our own...

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Music

TuneUp for iTunes is a great software for allowing you to quickly clean up your songs and mismatched artwork or names. It’s not always 100% correct, but you can choose from a selection of names and artwork. This is probably the fastest way of organizing...

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Technology

I’m using the wordpress app on my iPhone to write this. It seems that in the past I have been on the road so much that I haven’t had a chance to blog and share as much as I would like. This new feature should...

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Random

Great wordpress plugin http://software.o-o.ro/twit-update/

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kind test cool! sweet test

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Life, Real Estate

I am currently in the market searching for that perfect house, in the perfect neighborhood, for the perfect price…..etc….it’s perfectly impossible! The good news is, I’ve been using a website to help ease the pain in searching for my fabulous dwelling. www.Realosophy.com This site rocks!...

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Technology

I just purchased the new 2009 Mac Pro 2.8Ghz 8-Core with 8 Gigs of Ram, 256mb Radeon graphics card, 320GB boot drive, 1TB media drive, and a NEC 2090UXI monitor. This system is AMAZING!! Upgrading from the 24″ iMac to this beast is like driving...

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Life

So I’ve always been environmentally conscious since my first landfill experiment in elementary school, but now I’m taking things in differently.  I see the earth as a renewable resource and all the energy it provides is never ending. To cultivate this energy, we must place...

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Peripherals, Photography, Technology

The Lightroom Keyboard by Logitech is a gaming keyboard that I have turned into a photo editing keyboard with a script. Logitech G13 is a good ergonomic keyboard that can be used for editing pictures in Lightroom and Photoshop.

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Random

Okay, so this is my first entry on my new blog.  I have been toying with the idea of switching from google’s blogger to wordpress….and voila!  Here I am! This new blog is totally awesome!  I’m going to be able to publish all of my...

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