“You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius A Mind Becomes Seriously Cluttered This story is true. The names have been changed. I’m telling this story to illustrate an extreme example of mind cluttering. Jimmy, at age 10 or 11, a typical… Read More »You Have Power Over Your Cluttered Mind
After spending approximately 20 years as a programmer analyst working in both the private sector and county government, Dena Warfield returned to college earning a Masters Degree in Psychology and in Creative Writing. Since graduation, her main focus has been on marketing – Direct Sales, Copywriting, and Writing for the Web. She co-owned and managed a direct marketing company with her husband working, primarily, with local newspapers. She managed the business office, human resources, and helped with training and marketing. She also designed their company Web Site plus writing for other web developers. Dena’s years of business, computer programming, and writing have helped to focus her copywriting skills in the marketing arena. Whether she is writing content for websites, emails, brochures, catalogs, or direct-response her goal is increased traffic and sales to your site or business. Education Dena earned her Master’s Degree in Human Behavior and a Master’s in Creative Writing from National University in San Diego, California. She has also completed a certification program from AWAI (American Writers & Artists Inc., Delray Beach, FL.) with a focus in copywriting for the web. Author Dena has authored a self-help book designed to help people become aware of their negative thoughts and core beliefs that keep them from becoming successful. The techniques described in her book were used to help their sales rep to become more successful. Her book is currently on Amazon.com. She also enjoys writing Flash Fiction which can be found on her Facebook page, WarStories by Dena – Flash Fiction with a twist.
Lying is the best way to destroy any trust someone might have in you. Warren and Sadie Sadie had convinced the band in the coffee shop to give Warren a try while Frank, their bass player, was away for six months. The first few gigs went really well. Warren fit in perfectly, even though… Read More »When Is A Lie A Lie Or Is A Lie Always A Lie?
You’re not a victim for sharing your story. You are a survivor setting the world on fire with your truth. And you never know who needs your light, your warmth, and raging courage. – Alex Elle My Story I recently received a response to one of my articles from Randle Moore, another Medium Writer. I… Read More »Time To Change Your Attitude
“A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.” – Unknown Jenny Needs Encouragement Jenny, a junior attorney in a large law firm in Western Tennessee, recently discovered how to be her best friend instead of her worst enemy by not allowing the negative thoughts to stay… Read More »Be Your Own Encourager
“Accept what is out of your personal control, and commit to taking action that enriches your life.” – Dr. Russ Harris Jenny’s Emotions Jenny, a junior attorney in a large law firm in Western Tennessee, recently discovered how to be her best friend instead of her worst enemy but not allowing the negative thoughts to… Read More »Small Wins Lead To Big Victories
“It is very important that each of us think through what meaning fulfillment has for us. The danger of not doing so is that years from now we will say: “I have climbed the ladder of success, only to discover the ladder was leaning on the wrong wall.” – D. Quinn Mills: How to Live,… Read More »How To Create Your Life On Purpose
“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” – Jack Komfield Jenny’s Self-Awareness As you’ve read in my last posts, Jenny is a junior attorney in a large law firm in Western Tennessee. Recently she has discovered that she is her own worst enemy. She doesn’t seem to have a kind word… Read More »Be Your Own Best Friend Instead of Enemy
Self-compassion is not self-pity, where we wallow in the shame of what we have done. It is not self-complacency, where we just accept where we are. Instead, it is the idea that we can be kind to ourselves when we fail and treat ourselves with the caring support we would give another who is struggling.… Read More »What Is Self-Compassion And Is It Biblical
Image from Pixabay “Self-talk reflects your innermost feelings.” ― Dr. Asa Don Brown Jenny’s Morning Dialogue Jenny’s alarm went off. She hit the snooze button and rolled over for a few more minutes of sleep. It was only a few seconds until she sat straight up in bed. “Oh, no!!! I forgot to call the phone… Read More »How To Calm Your Negative Self-Talk
If you give your word to another, then stay true to it. If you give your promise to someone, then hold tightly to it. If you say you are going to do something, then follow through and do it. If you say that you are reliable, then go ahead and prove it. The Bands… Read More »Keeping Your Word Is Important