How Much? No Charge... chicken soup for the soul christy demetrakis empowered speaker jack levine puppy runt of the litter Dec 18, 2023

A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the pups and set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard.  As he was driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked down into the eyes of a little boy...

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Trust Yourself! christy demetrakis empowered speaker faith public speaking Oct 23, 2023

Something you might be surprised to learn about me is that there are situations where I am afraid of public speaking. I know! It’s my whole thing. I’ve made a brand on public speaking, and yet I am often afraid of speaking at my church. It's something about being in the pulpit that...

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Determination christy demetrakis empowered speaker inspiration personal development Oct 14, 2023

The World English Dictionary defines determination as "the act or an instance of making a decision or a resolute movement towards some object or end."  The first step of determination is identifying the thing worthy of your focus and attention.  What are you determined to...

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We all need a Tree! inspiration Mar 01, 2023

I ran across this great post on my Nextdoor app the other day.  It's a great post!  Enjoy!

"I hired a plumber to help me restore an old farmhouse, and after he had just finished a rough first day on the job: a flat tire made him lose an hour of work, his electric drill quit and his...

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You Need a Plan! christy demetrakis empowered speaker mindset and goals personal development Nov 08, 2022

Everyone has dreams for their future. It could be as vague as living happy and healthy, as specific as becoming CEO, or as wide range as curing the world's issues.  No matter the goal, you need to have a plan to achieve that goal.

A vision without guidance is likely to remain a dream....

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How to Plan and Achieve Your Goals mindset and goals Jul 01, 2022

So now you have the goal, you need the plan. To do this, look at where you are now and then look at all the things you would need to build the life you are picturing. For instance, you might find that you need a certain amount of money to make your dream of travelling happen.

In that case, you...

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Reward Accomplishments if you Break your Habits stop your addictions Jul 01, 2022

Life becomes more worth living when you know that for every good thing that you did, a reward is bound to come your way. By this time, you already know that stopping your addictions is possible only if you will really put your heart and mind to it. The last but definitely not the least tool for...

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Avoid Burning Out By Finding the Right Work / Life Balance personal development Jul 01, 2022

I am sure you have heard the saying, ‘you cannot pour from an empty cup.’ This is why you need to learn to take care of yourself. Keeping yourself motivated is an inside job. You might do an excellent job at creating the right environment and getting the requisite resources to...

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