Category Archives: Parenting

Empowering Tip: Dealing with problems makes you happy

This week’s quote is, “Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them,” from Dr. Steve Maraboli. I’ve quoted Dr. Maraboli before – he’s a life coach and author, and he says really cool things! … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Fear steals joy

Here at MyFear Zapper, we are, of course, all about fear – about finding happiness and building a good life. So this week’s quote is simply, “I want to remember that fear steals joy.” Allowing yourself to be afraid of … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Try getting involved in the arts

Hi everyone! This video comes to you from New Orleans – my favorite city! So, I thought I’d talk to you about New Orleans, because some people have recently asked what makes this place so special to me. New Orleans … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: What’s your perspective?

Today’s quote was said by Abraham Lincoln, one of our most famous presidents ever! He said, “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” This is a classic case of perception – it … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Choose a brand new ending

Carl Bard, a Scottish writer and theologian, says, “Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” You of course can’t go back and change things … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Be thankful on Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day, everyone! Today, I don’t have a quote; instead, I wanted to share some thoughts I’m hoping you will find interesting. So, I’m in the band, I play trumpet. We got to the first ceremony today; a woman … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Be careful of your decisions

Today’s quote is, “A mistake repeated more than once is a decision,” by Paulo Coelho, a Brazilian author. This is a very intense life lesson. If you’re going to continue doing something and call it a mistake, at some point … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Live in the moment

Today’s quote is all about happiness: “Stop waiting for Friday, for summer, for someone to fall in love with you, for life. Happiness is achieved when you stop waiting for it and make the most of the moment you are … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Add a kick of positivity to your day

Today’s quote is not a quote – it’s an idea, posted by a friend. The idea is that you should set the alarm on your smart phone, and then label it with an affirmation, prayer, or positive word, so you … Continue reading

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Empowering Tip: Enjoy your journey

Today’s quote is, “I am learning to trust the journey, even when I don’t understand it,” said by Mila Bron. This is critical for life – you’re not going to understand what’s going on all the time, and life is … Continue reading

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