The Graduation Speech: Farewell And Hello

The Graduation Speech: Farewell And Hello Anyone who has ever graduated from anything – high school, college, or perhaps a program lasting only a few months – has sat through a graduation ceremony. No doubt that ceremony was filled with a variety of elements. Perhaps special music was played, perhaps someone shared on the accomplishments of the graduates, and maybe you had to share or present part of the ceremony. One element that is present in almost every graduation ceremony is the graduation speech. There are two main types of graduation speeches that are often presented during graduation ceremonies. First, a common type of graduation speech is given by the valedictorian of the graduating class. If you were priviledged to …

Passion Flower

Passion Flower A genus of about 500 species of flora that belong to the Passifloraceae family, Passion Flower mostly consists of vines and shrubs. There are also some that are herbaceous, but they are rarely seen thriving. Passion Flower bears the Passion Fruit called “maracuya” in Spanish. Native to the tropical islands in America, it is commercially cultivated specifically in the Caribbean, Brazil, Florida and Hawaii. The Passion Flower has a very unique structure which even requires a huge bee to pollinate effectively. In some areas, there are wooden beams that are placed near it in order to attract more insects to nest. Also, its shape and size vary from one another even if they are of the same specie. …

Your Mediocre Mind

Your Mediocre Mind Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. ~ A. Einstein I’ve always had a love affair with that particular quote. Today, while doing some organizing I came across my favorite quote again. As I looked at it, a higher level of awareness sang out a deeper meaning than I’d ever recognized in the past. Realizing we are spiritual beings, we each have a Great Spirit within us crying out for a well-lived life without fear, without compromise, without limitation. You recognize that deep inner desire, don’t you? It’s greatness is specific to you, your desires, mine is specific to me, my desires. Initially, our spirit is always battling opposition from the opinions of others, …

What Is Self-Confidence?

What Is Self-Confidence? Easy to identify, yet probably difficult to define, conceptualize, and measure what does self-confidence mean? One of the main requirements to success, happiness and reaching your goals is confidence. Having enormous self-confidence will also be useful in just about every part of your life. Lets get straight to the point you were not born with self-confidence, that is, self-confidence is not something innate this can be taught, nurtured and built over the years, at any stage in life. Confidence is the personal ownership of no one; the person who has it learns it and goes on learning. Your degree of confidence is truly the outcome of how you perceive yourself – which is eventually how people will …