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What’s Next?

This is the time of year I catch myself saying this more often. I live in Nova Scotia and we have had a great winter this year, snow didn’t fly until February. January was great with lots of cold sun, … Continue reading

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Create More Magic in your Life!

Create More Magic in your Life! Doesn’t it seem like the perfect time of year to create more magic in your life? How do you create more magic in your life when we have so much to do all the time? … Continue reading

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Tis The Season To Be Your Best

Tis the Season to be your best! With New Years upon us and everyone in the habit of making New Years Resolutions why not make one simple resolution. One that will bring many rewards time after time after time.  Make the … Continue reading

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Abraham Hicks – How To Stop Self Sabotage

Abraham Hicks – How To Stop Self Sabotage

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How Great Are Your Relationships?

As humans we are naturally social and crave friendships.  There is nothing better than having others to share your life and experiences with.   Life is more enjoyable when we share it with others and focus on what makes us happy. … Continue reading

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Does Your Time Matter? The Ughhh of Procrastination

Does your time matter? Do you respect your own time and live life to its fullest or do you always count on tomorrow to get stuff done? Procrastination steals your time away from you. Minutes, hours, days, weeks, even months … Continue reading

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Feeling Fully Alive!

When is the last time that you took a look at yourself and felt great, felt really happy with what you saw and felt, you had no self judgments? Love for yourself if the key to feeling fully alive and … Continue reading

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Life Performance

I am sure you have heard that life is not a dress rehearsal. We get one shot and we should be living life to it’s fullest; no matter what is going on!   There are so many people walking around not … Continue reading

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Is Stress Taking Over

It’s normal to experience fluctuating moods in everyday life. We all face challenges and situations in our work and relationships that have the potential to weigh down on our sense of happiness and well-being. Having a sick family member, tax … Continue reading

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Be Your Own Valentine

Valentines Day is when we express our love for our partners, family members and friends.  Chocolates, cinnamon hearts, romantic dinners and flowers are in abundance. As much as this is wonderful to experience and feel I would like to challenge you … Continue reading

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Celebrating 2014

Celebrate 2014! Celebrate all the ups and downs as being exactly what they were supposed to be to get you where you are today. Now it’s time to embrace 2015 with clarity and excitement so you can develop your happiness life goals … Continue reading

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New Years Resolution Count Down

Well it is that time of year that we start to think about the changes that we desire for the up and coming New Year. It is such an exciting time of year, it can be a time to start … Continue reading

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Tis the Season DE-Stressing Tips

Tis the Season DE-Stressing Tips Tis the season and it is almost impossible to evade the pressure that comes from the fuss of gift-giving, marketing blitzes, parties and activities galore which can deprive us of the cheer, which is the … Continue reading

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How self judgements are stories

Self judgements are stories we make up and how they hold us back. ”A story is the relationship that you develop between who you are, or who you potentially are, and the infinite world,” -Shekhar Kapur- In essence, everything you think … Continue reading

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Baby Steps Count

Don’t want to wait for happiness anymore, baby steps count Most of us have a picture perfect life we envision in our minds of true happiness- perhaps, when we get that dream job, that perfect mate, or that lavish house. … Continue reading

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Is stress stealing your happiness?

Is chronic stress stealing your happiness? It’s normal to experience fluctuating moods in everyday life. We all face challenges and situations in our work and relationships that have the potential to weigh down on our sense of happiness and well-being. … Continue reading

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Gifts to being kind to yourself – how is that reflected in your life

Gifts to being kind to yourself – how is that reflected in your life Most of us have trouble being kind to ourselves. We judge ourselves harshly when we fail, and when we happen to do something great, it just … Continue reading

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Life Seems To Be Passing By Quickly

Life seems to be passing by quickly, tips for enjoying the present moment, the “now” Life can easily slip by when we are caught up in creating a better future, and even worse, when we are stuck in the past. … Continue reading

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Why Is It Important To Follow Your Dreams?

Why Is It Important To Follow Your Dreams? “There are many ways of breaking a heart. Stories were full of hearts being broken by love, but what really broke a heart was taking away its dream–whatever that dream might be.” … Continue reading

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If You Can’t Say No, Re-negotiate!

If you have trouble saying no, learn to re-negotiate the deal to something that works better for you In some occasions during our interpersonal interactions with others, we may feel obligated to agree to something that does not necessarily favor … Continue reading

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How The Outdoors Rejuvenates Your Soul

Don’t forget to go outdoors!  How the outdoors rejuvenates your soul. With the busy schedules and commitments that we bear every single day, and the heavy cloud of technology that engulfs us, a minute outdoors may be hard to come … Continue reading

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Create Positive Practices for Yourself and Your Family

Create Positive Practices for Yourself and Your Family Creating a positive culture is imperative for the health and well-being of your family and for yourself. This involves engaging in specific and deliberate practices that leads us to an active state … Continue reading

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5 Tips To Be A Happier You

5 tips to be a happier you Happiness is not a myth, it’s a simple choice. It doesn’t take much to have a sunny disposition; a few adjustments in your attitude and actions will make for a happy and healthier … Continue reading

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Importance Of Creating A ‘Me’ Space

Importance of creating a ‘me’ space With heaps of responsibilities and careers to keep running, ‘me’ space almost seems like an illusion to most of us and to some, an overdue aspiration. We get entangled in the motions of life, … Continue reading

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5 Tips to a Fun and Stress Free Summer

Summer is one of the most anticipated seasons of the year and for good reasons. With kids being out of school and the weather superbly stunning, we are inspired to have an unforgettable fun time with our family and friends. … Continue reading

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Importance Of Developing A Positive Mindset

A lot of books and religions emphasize on the need to think positively in order to attract the best outcomes in life. Some people call it the ‘law of attraction’ and others call it ‘faith’. Regardless of what you choose … Continue reading

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Local mom discovers passion for life-coaching

Fifteen years ago, Susan Delano Swim wasn’t feeling inspired about her life. The Bedford mother of four had worked various jobs, but was struggling to find a career she really enjoyed. “I knew I liked helping people and thought about … Continue reading

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Re-Evaluating Your Habits

Many of us have habits that we really need to take a hard look at to make sure the habit is helping us attain our various life goals. I know from personal experience that one of the most difficult aspects … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Spending Time Outdoors

Summer has arrived and the great outdoors beckons. Succumb to it and you’ll enjoy the physical and mental health benefits. Here are good reasons to get outdoors: Your vitamin D levels rise. Sunlight hitting the skin begins a process that … Continue reading

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The pitfalls of procrastination

The pitfalls of procrastination To procrastinate is to put forward work which you ought to do now for later. It is a habit that anybody can easily fall into. Slowly it can grow into an addiction that slowly eats away … Continue reading

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A Personal Experience With Meditating

For over a year now, I have attempted meditating myself and have read several articles and have participated in several different group type settings. As the teachers began to explain to us the basics of meditation and it’s role in self … Continue reading

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THE TRUTH ABOUT SELF BELIEF

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” Norman Vincent Peale   Some call it self-assurance; others call it boldness or self-confidence- at the … Continue reading

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BALANCING WORK AND STRESS

Many times work can take its toll on you leading to bad health and eventual loss on many levels. The fundamental need arises to find a balance between earning a living, caring for yourself and family without doing so at … Continue reading

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The Role Of Mindset In Success

The role of Mindset in Success Does the mind select what is right or wrong; beautiful or ugly; profitable or not? Why is the thought of eating certain foods disgusting? Is it in our nature as human beings to be … Continue reading

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WHEN FEAR CRIPPLES YOU

“What do you fear, lady?” [Aragorn] asked.  “A cage,” [Éowyn] said. “To stay behind bars, until use and old age accept them, and all chance of doing great deeds is gone beyond recall or desire.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the … Continue reading

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The Golden Keys to Happiness

Many of us have everything we need- a great job, some semblance of love and good family in our lives yet there is emptiness and aching sadness we cannot ignore. We simply are not happy. In the pursuit of happiness … Continue reading

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How To Relax and Still Get Work Done

How to relax and still get work done Very few people can get much work done when they are stressed and worked up about any given situation. The non-rocket science trick in high paced and tense work environments is to … Continue reading

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Goal Setting For Guaranteed Success.

Goal setting for a Guaranteed Success.  Goal setting is a mental training practice that can be used to surge an individual’s commitment towards achieving a special goal. Having a short or long-term goal can inspire an individual to work harder, … Continue reading

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Is Fear Such A Terrible Thing?

Is Fear Such A Terrible Thing? Many of us view fear as a terrible thing and rightfully so because it inhibits daily progress and causes doubt of self, others and present circumstances. But if you take a second to think … Continue reading

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TURN YOUR EMBARRASSING FLAWS INTO YOUR BEST QUALITIES

TURN YOUR EMBARRASSING FLAWS INTO YOUR BEST QUALITIES An easy prescription for self love The expression ‘self-love’ is tossed around quite carelessly today in daily conversation and is most often confused with narcissism but, to fully understand the concept of self-love you must first … Continue reading

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DON’T JUST SET GOALS, ACHIEVE THEM!

DON’T JUST SET GOALS, ACHIEVE THEM! There are people who want to achieve, who do not care about winning and those who eventually do end up successful. If you are the type to set goals and do nothing about them … Continue reading

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BEAT STRESS THE FUN WAY

BEAT STRESS THE FUN WAY Everybody has stress in their lives. Even super heroes deal with pressure on a daily basis. Stress and tension indeed are basic elements of life but, what makes these common evils weigh differently from one … Continue reading

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Susan Delano Swim Appeared As A Guest On The International Radio Show With Claudia Cooley

Click play below to hear the interview: Susan Delano Swim, the balance lifestyle expert, founded The Zelatious Living Programs after retiring from a successful sales and marketing career for some of the leading Fortune 100 companies. After applying the strategies … Continue reading

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Susan Delano Swim Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress For New Book, “Answering The Call”

Susan Delano Swim Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress For New Book, “Answering The Call” Susan Delano Swim, the balanced lifestyle expert, will team with CelebrityPress, a leading book publishing company, and several leading experts from various industries to release the … Continue reading

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Don’t Let The Fear Of Striking Out Hold You Back

“DON’T LET THE FEAR OF STRIKING OUT HOLD YOU BACK.” –BABE RUTH There are so many great people who have accomplished more than they could have ever have imagined because they broke through their fear. Their fear of the unknown. … Continue reading

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Visionary Goal Designing

Creating exciting visionary goals for your future is worth the time and effort that it takes. You can create what you want to have in your life if you can see it and then plan for it.  Visionary goal writing … Continue reading

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Visionary Goal Outline

Now that you have taken the time to do the exercise outlined in my Visionary Goal Designing post use the guide below to help create your outline: Use the guide below to start as you begin your visionary goal planning: … Continue reading

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Visionary Goal Setting VS New Years Resolutions

With the New Year just around the corner a lot of us are starting to think about our New Years Resolutions. We dream, get excited and gear up to start on January 1st.  January 1st comes and we don’t want … Continue reading

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5 Steps For Being Grateful

In my previous blog, The Benefits of Gratitude I share what I believe are some of the benefits associated with practicing gratitude. Today I am sharing 5 steps for being grateful: *  Get yourself a beautiful book to write in. *  … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Gratitude

The question can be why should I have gratitude? One very important reason why you would want to participate and look for what you are grateful for is we get our minds into the habit of being grateful for the … Continue reading

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Living Your Life Purpose

Are you living your life on purpose! I am sure you have heard or read many times about having a life purpose.  Over the years of coaching many women, I realized that many or most of my clients came to … Continue reading

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What is a Zelatious Life!

What is a Zelatious Life! A Zelatious Life is one filled with more passion, greater joy, improved balance and a sense of overall excitement for your life!  You will feel the Zelatious Life  in your body when the energy is amped, … Continue reading

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News Announcement

Robert Allen, Global info-product icon and author of multiple New York Times Best-Selling books, announces he will write the forward for Susan Delano Swim’s new book.  This book is scheduled to be released 2013 and is a focused guide to … Continue reading

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