Give Yourself Permission For Today To Suck

By Nicole Mangina | Feb 12, 2009

I know that thinking positively and finding the best in everything is what we all strive for.  I know that our attitude has a tremendous affect on virtually everything in our lives.  But sometimes things happen that just plain suck.  Today my sister lost her baby.  She was well into her third month of pregnancy so…

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Nicole Happel, Ninja Mom Of The Month February 2009

By Nicole Mangina | Feb 9, 2009

February’s Ninja Mom of the month is Nicole Happel with ERA Shields Real Estate in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Nicole brings an incredible amount of positive energy to everything in her life which radiates from her.  We chatted about her life and family and how she makes it all work with real estate. How did you…

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Something To Think About …

By Nicole Mangina | Feb 8, 2009

Whatever you’re thinking about is literally like planning a future event.  When you’re worrying, you are planning.  When you are appreciating, you are planning … What are you planning? ~ From Jerry and Ester Hicks For more information on their work and to receive daily thoughts via email on the Art of Allowing check out…

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Feeling Overwhelmed? Play Hooky For The Day

By Nicole Mangina | Feb 3, 2009

I know, I know, the to do list is never ending and it feels like you are slipping further behind every day.  Well here is the reality on that.  There isn’t any magic cure out there to make that stop.  You are a very busy person and there will likely always be lots of demands…

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How Do You Stay Positive?

By Nicole Mangina | Jan 30, 2009

I know that I have talked about this before in the blog, but I think that in this economy and environment it is something that can not be discussed enough.  We all know that the attitude we bring to any situation can greatly affect the outcome.  It is one tiny little thing that only you…

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Think The Little Things Don’t Matter? Play Your Own Six Degrees Of Seperation Game

By Nicole Mangina | Jan 21, 2009

I know that life can be overwhelming at times and finding the time and effort to make that one extra phone call, write a note card or take a class can seem daunting, but DO IT.  Take a few minutes and give this a try.  Think of something really great in  your life and think…

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Schedule Your Personal Time

By Nicole Mangina | Jan 14, 2009

I have heard this advice at countless classes and seminars over the years and thought it interesting, but have not ever done anything with the information.  Sometimes I think that I am able to do it on the fly and don’t need to pre plan something like personal time.  After all, isn’t the spontaneity of…

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Vicki Fazzini, Ninja Mom of the Month January 2009

By Nicole Mangina | Jan 7, 2009

I have met so many wonderful agents around the country that are true Ninjas that I thought it would be fun to interview them from time to time and find out what works for them.  So welcome to the first Ninja Mom of the month post. Vicki Fazzini is a real estate agent on Bainbridge Island…

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How Much Time Does It REALLY Take?

By Nicole Mangina | Dec 22, 2008

The whole point of this blog is for all of us to share ideas about how to manage and balance our lives so that we can have fulfilling relationships with our spouses and family, and also achieve our professional goals.  Having a family is important and a huge focus for your life, but it is also…

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