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New confidence ideas to try
February 14, 2007

I got a great email yesterday from a friend telling me about a church in Kansas City that is challenging its members to go 21 days without complaining, criticizing or gossiping. Wow, 21 days without a single complaint. Do you think you could do it? I think it would tough but what an eye opening experience it would be.

The way it works is that each member is given a purple bracelet to wear. If they slip and complain, gossip or criticize then they have to switch their bracelet to their other wrist and the 21 days start again. So far, only 20 of their 250 members have made it. They believe that it takes people between 3 to 6 months in order to be able to complete this challenge. Doesn’t that say a lot about our society?

Anyway, I think it’s a fabulous idea and apparently others do too as over 300,000 people from all over the world have also accepted the complaint free challenge. If you want to try it out, you can order your own purple bracelet from

What’s New on the Site This week

Stop Struggling With Issues - discover how you get in your own way
The secret to knowing how to stop struggling with an issue can be as easy as discovering how you're getting in your own way. With 2 steps you can completely take control and finally stop struggling.

Raising Your Energy Levels
What's your energy level? Your answer may be the reason why you're not accomplishing as much as you'd like. Here are some tips on how to raise your energy levels.

L-glutamine – Not Just For Stomach Aches Anymore
L-Glutamine is my new favorite supplement in the battle against SAD and tiredness. It also cured my stomach aches. I was surprised to find that there's even more benefits. Here's what else it can do.

A Quick Way to Build Your Self Esteem – Stop Needing Approval
One of the biggest obstacles to people having healthy levels of self esteem is their constant need for approval by others. Here are some tips on how to let go of constantly needing approval.

New Inspiration Article – Struggle of the Butterfly - why struggle is so important to your personal development.

Also, just to let you know: I made a few formatting changes to the site:

New Self Esteem page – the self esteem articles and limiting beliefs articles have been moved to their own Self Esteem page. They used to be on the Confidence Thinking page.

Inspiration Page - inspirational stories have been moved from the Confidence Thinking page to the Inspiration page (formerly known as Reflections).

That's it for this week. Talk to you soon and Happy Valentine's Day!

Life With Confidence

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