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Relationship Compatibility Checklist

(our relationship booklet)

Barbara Solomon
Real Estate Broker

"This booklet about relationships is the most comprehensive guide to uncovering any future, potential issues due to differences in values, goals, needs or desires. If you want a harmonious and happy life and want to avoid the pitfalls that come in making poor relationship choices, use this guide. Make it fun but get to the real issues of your potential partner's personality, and then decide, using the adult part of your brain, if you have enough commonalities to be in a fulfilling relationship, instead of discovering months or years later that you never really knew what you were getting into.
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The Mighty Mind Expander 

(our audio mini-seminar)

Erine Babanyan
Medical Social Worker — 
Helping Hands Hospice  
"
The Mighty Mind Expander helped me stop worrying about the little things that preoccupied my mind. It also helped me think about my needs and re-consider my priorities beyond the frustrations and problems involved in daily routines. Thanks for the tools and inspiration you have provided in this mini but mighty seminar. I am truly amazed with your ability to remain so positive during this difficult time for you. Your personal example is the greatest proof of what's discussed in this audio seminar." 

Margaret Price
Administrator — 
Social Security Administration 
"Lately, I've been working and living in a world where I'm surrounded by stress and pressure. Because I like to handle things on my own and not burden others for support and guidance, I turned to The Mighty Mind Expander. It not only offered support in helping to restore me and bring me back on track, but, believe it or not, it's actually de-stressed me by helping me tune out the negativity that comes my way while at work." 

Martha Fritz
Owner/Director — 
Creations Fine Art & Design
"The important thing about The Mighty Mind Expander is that it is comprehensive and short. It puts life in perspective in record time, harnessing the energy and ideas of the contemporary self-help movement in just ninety minutes. Its practical healing reminders for achieving personal growth are easily accessible and valuable to anyone and everyone, from teenagers to grandmas, from social workers to salespeople. It will set you back on track for meeting life's challenges with renewed enjoyment and confidence."

Geno Allen
Author
"Brilliant! Inspirational and motivational. More helpful in 90 minutes than a three-day self-help seminar. It's bound to move even the most diehard skeptics. Bravo!"

Steve Mason
President — 
Mason Enterprises LLC 

"Wow! The Mighty Mind Expander is like an owners manual, repair manual and a tool box all in one to help people build and maintain their minds and their lives. Combined with your book, Quotations To Help Youyour total package is more than amazing."

Tobey Dodge
Wedding Business Consultant — The Wedding Connection by Tobey Dodge 

"Fabulous! The Mighty Mind Expander is packed full of ageless wisdom and practical advice for the people who want to elevate their attitude and increase their success quotient. It's especially relevant for people who are overloaded with responsibilities and pressures to compete in an ever increasingly competitive world. As a self-help junkie for many years, reading, attending conferences and seminars, I have to say that the most valuable experiences I have had have come from The Thinking Place. Along with their book Quotations to Help You, I can't think of a better one-two punch for anyone interested in accelerating their continuing education in personal growth. Mel and Bryna, you have done it again. Bravo!"

Zackaria Movahedi
3rd-Year Dean's List Math Student & Tutor

"The Mighty Mind Expander has made a huge impact on my life in a short period of time. Not only has it been highly valuable in helping me stay organized and manage my time, it has helped me change my outlook on life and given me the confidence that I can get through any circumstance."

Thomas E. Ziemann
Author "T
he Department of Zenitation"

"As a seeker of truth and a life-long, dedicated spiritual philosophy student, I take great delight when I happen upon hearing messages of hope, timeless wisdom and positive reinforcement. This is what The Mighty Mind Expander delivers. Even his description of his book has lofty pearls strung throughout its content. It's deep, meaty, thoroughly thought-provoking and poignant, far surpassing its meager price of under 10 dollars. Another home run!"

Bill & Joan Mason
Business Owners, Managers & Instructors
"We first experienced your Why Not Seminar over 40 years ago. So impressed, we came back twice and brought a number of our young adult children with us.  They, too, have benefited and have grown stronger, formed good relationships, and raised happy families. Today, no one can attend yourWhy Not Seminar, but they can expand their mind and build a better life by downloading the Mighty Mind Expander and listening to your thoughts. Today, as we are reminded of what benefits we have reaped from your information, we are gifting several grandchildren with the Mighty Mind Expander.  Thanks and thanks and ever thanks.”

  



Quotations To Help You - From Out of Their Minds

(our book)

"Your book is such a great reference source. I use it extensively. It's easy to use, well organized, and the quote selections are fabulous. I recommend this book to anyone who is under time constraints, is a life-long learner, and enjoys sharing great books."
Gabriela Sadigursky, Social Security Administrator

"Although I've been exposed to the language of self-development over the years, I'm really glad that my mother got this book for me as a gift, because reading up to 20+ quotes per day from the quotations book is helping me to stay positive each day so I can achieve my goals and fulfill my dreams on my journey to becoming an outstanding math professor."
Zackaria Movahedi, CSUN 3rd Year Math Student

"The Mighty Mind Expander and the book of quotations are the culmination of the Solon’s life’s work in motivational self-development. These highly effective resources will spark your creativity and bring the world’s greatest thinkers into your everyday life through their words of wisdom. I have personally found their work extremely helpful. The quotes help me put into words what I am visualizing and make the task of expressing complex ideas more manageable and rewarding! Thank you Mel & Bryna for your masterpiece!"
Martha Fritz, Owner / Director of Creations Fine Art & Design 

"As a person who frequently makes public speeches, this is the most valuable, user-friendly book of quotations I have ever seen. I am extremely impressed with the variety and depth of quotes on each subject."
Carolyn B., Chemical Dependency Counselor

"The book provides a guide to recognized universal truths, and acts as a barometer to measure our awareness and consciousness of what we really think is important in life."
Tobey D., Wedding Planner

"If I had known I was going to get this book as a gift when I left office, I would have left sooner."
Barry G., Attorney, Ex. Mayor, City of Calabasas

"This one volume complete reference dictionary of quotations, compiled from multiple references, is a must for everyone’s library. You will discover a world of quotes to fit any occasion. Fun, easy and exciting to use; you’ll find it hard to put aside once you start using it. It’s not only an academic reference volume, it’s an entertaining self-help book as well."
Joe C., Printing Executive

"Thank you for all of the knowledge I’ve gained from your seminars. To this day I am applying the goal-setting and time-management principles I learned from you years ago. It’s been exciting watching your book come together. The 8,000 quotes cover every aspect of life and the index makes it so simple to find the most helpful quote. This book should be required in all schools, libraries and offices to improve the lives of the population. Thank you for creating such a beneficial tool."
Ron W., Owner International Corp.

"A must for any writer, manager or spokesperson. In one volume you can find all the truth and wisdom necessary to carry you into the new millennium. The selections are positive and enlightening and bring a message of strength and hope. The index which includes a second-level index and a cross-reference index is so all-encompassing that any subject, thought or idea can be referenced and expressed in the perfect quote. Mel Solon has perfected the quotations reference book."
Russell W., Painter / Illustrator / Cartoonist

"So far, I've purchased seven Quotations To Help You books. Two for our family and five for very well received gifts. I love it.
Steve Mason, Medical Device Researcher and Developer

 



The Thinker's Edge
(our email subscription publication)

"Amazing , I love it. Please keep up the good work. Very very helpful." 
Ruby M., Owner Absolute Cleaning

"I love that you make me Think!" 
Mina M., Real Estate Agent

"I just love the sayings and insightful comments. I smile all the time when you send me these morsels. I really loved this entry. No truer words spoken about fear, anger, guilt, and how to recognize it and manage it! Thanks for always making me think!"
Tobey D., Wedding Planner

"Thanks for being such an inspiration all these years!" 
Robin G., Owner Bed & Breakfast & Sculptor

"So well written Mel. I love the part about patience and persistence. I know that is what has sustained me through ups and downs to still be able to have a business after 25 years. Thanks for always having something of worth to share. Thank you for your contribution to my success:)"
Anonymous Reviewer

"Thanks for your inspiring words."
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"Love your encouraging words." 
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"I love your e-mails."
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"Always worth reading and thinking about!"
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"Thank you for giving me always more to think about!!"
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"Thanks for the ongoing encouragement."
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"Appreciate your beautiful thoughts..."
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"Really really loved this; just read it again."
Anonymous Reviewer

"Another brilliant news letter."
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The Why Not? Seminar

(our past, 40-hour, live seminar)


Awakening! This course makes the ‘aware’ more aware of how unaware we can sometimes be!" 
Richard A. Winchell, Executive 

"The ‘Why Not?’ Seminar exceeds the claims of its own propaganda."
Mal King, Chief Investigator - District Attorney’s Office

"The ‘Why Not?’ Seminar made me a hero as a trainer."
Lou Sanman, Training Director, ABC-TV  

"In the past ten weeks, I learned more about self-confidence, self-esteem, and liking myself than I have in the past three years since I began trying."
Virginia T., Secretary Receptionist

"40 hours of class, and I was never bored a minute!"
Dick C., College Teacher

"Some seminars leave you bored and empty, some get you high, few have substance  but ‘Why Not?’ embraces life itself!"
Barbara E., Insurance Agent

"I grew more in 40 hours of ‘Why Not?’ than I have in the 30 years I’ve been alive!"
Denise U., Manicurist

"The day after attending the ‘Why Not?’ seminar, I packed up and left a man who had been abusing me. As a result, my self-esteem had been raised too high to allow me to put up with his violent treatment any longer. ‘Why Not?’ literally saved my life!"
Debbi E., Psychology Grad Student

"A tremendous experience to share as a couple. Highly recommend it  worth 50 times its cost."
Lavonne & Gary M., Zone Sales Managers

"Over the years, I’ve spent between $8,000 and $10,000 on seminars. If I had attended ‘Why Not?’ first, I could have saved $8,000 to $10,000. It’s the only self-development seminar I have ever personally recommended."
Art H., Founder, International Sales Company

"You helped all of us to participate, care, plan, reflect, feel, and, most important of all, to think. Thank you for your intelligence, caring, sensitivity, enthusiasm, humor, and the many years of work that went into this seminar. It was terrific!"
Lynn V., Ph.D., Psychologist

"For me, the seminar was like a non-stop brain stimulation resulting in a mental, emotional, and psychological catharsis. So good, it’s worth sitting through all over again."
Lois L., Resume Writer

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