Do Everyday

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Things To Do Everyday Here is a list of things you can do to improve your energy and your life. Do them everyday. Keep a journal for a month or more and see the changes in your life. Write down your personal interactions with people. Some of the steps may seem simple, but are no less important. Other steps may need thoughtful consideration to fully grasp the powerful impact they hold. You may even want to meditate on each step to fully feel and integrate them into your conscious mind. Get enough sleep. Restful sleep. Having an attitude of gratitude…

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Contentment Is Not Joy

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Contentment Is Not Joy We at the ProudParent Foundation are dedicated to making lives better. In particular the lives of children. To do so we concentrate on the parent/child relationship since parents hold the predominant influence in a child’s life. Our purpose is to bring joy into a child’s life and by extension the lives of their parents. Living a joy-filled life is not the same as living a life of contentment. Being content is not living in joy. Living a life filled with joy exponentially increases the richness of every human experience you have regardless of how big or…

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Confidence Builders

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Confidence Builders for kids Confidence Builders for kids: Building confidence is one of the greatest gifts you can give anyone. We all need more confidence – young people, people at risk, and new parents just to name a few. Confidence can come in many ways. ProudParent believes in experiential learning. Learning through experience or through doing. Hands on learning. I personally have had a great experience and a privilege of having been involved in the Boy Scouts of America program for the past ten years and watched as my son has grown through the program. He started as early in the program…

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Leadership

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Leadership What Does it mean What is leadership? After talking with many adults and young people, I realized that it can mean very different things to each person. I have participated in the Boy Scouts of America program as an adult volunteer for the past ten years. During this time I have had the chance to learn how Scouting approaches the leadership concept and how different scouts react to the training they receive. One of the basic tenants of Scouting after service is leadership. Scouts offers leadership training through its core setup (meaning it is a boy led program and…

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