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Wisdom from Stephanie Staples

Wisdom from Stephanie Staples

Life is not that complicated, in fact it’s fairly simple – not always easy – but fairly simple! When I woke up and realized a life full of uncommon success was not just for other people it was for me too, I began to apply these 5 principles into my everyday life.

Awareness – If you don’t get it, you can’t change it. If you don’t acknowledge it, you can’t fix it. If you don’t own it, you can’t improve it. We have to take a good hard look in the mirror, acknowledge where we have room for improvement, recognize where we are making life harder than it needs to be and understand the impact of our thoughts and our actions on ourselves. It is then that we can begin to move from knowing to growing.

Accountability – If we are waiting for a better time, more money, different circumstances, or increased energy to improve our lives, we will wait a long time. If we are waiting to be older or thinner, waiting until we finish school, get married or retire to create a better life – we will have wasted a lot of time. If we are waiting for our boss, the government, our parents, our children, our significant other to make us happy – we may just be in for a long wait….Continue reading at

The founder of, Stephanie coaches people who want to find the time, energy and motivation to live their lives with full gusto!

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8:32AM PST on Jan 27, 2014

Thanks for sharing.

4:41PM PST on Feb 3, 2012


2:10PM PST on Jan 29, 2012

Correct, life really isn't that complicated. It's fairly simple if you DON'T get married and stay away from ALL religious cults. The worst thing a woman can do is marry some loser and be a slave and breeder for him and get rewarded by having him dump you for a younger woman,
like NEWT GINGRICH. Women need to look around and see what guys are doing to other
women and not get snagged in that trap. In a large percentage of cases it's MEN who are
causing women's lives to be HARDER than they need to be.

10:27AM PST on Jan 29, 2012


10:24AM PST on Jan 29, 2012

Thank you very much

10:14AM PST on Jan 29, 2012


5:48AM PST on Jan 29, 2012

Good post.

10:48PM PST on Jan 28, 2012


6:43PM PST on Jan 28, 2012

take charge of your life, in other words....

6:41PM PST on Jan 28, 2012


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