Choices, Choosing Balance, Daily Balance, Happiness, Personal Resonsibility, Self-Care

Making Sure We Get What We Need by Practicing Self-Care

How often do we take time to get what we need? It’s so easy to get lost chasing what we want. Things to make life more fun, more entertaining, or looks more plentiful and successful? While it’s a blessing to reap the material rewards of hard work, commitment and dedication, it’s never sufficient enough without… Continue reading Making Sure We Get What We Need by Practicing Self-Care

Awareness, Choices, Growth, Mindfulness, Motivation, Personal Resonsibility

The Course of Discovering How to Maintain Better Awareness

Awareness. It can be really, really, hard to maintain awareness. Especially when trying to make improvements, because so many of our thoughts and behaviors are habits. Yes, we go on autopilot because daily living requires shortcuts in-order-to function effectively. We don’t have time to relearn how to handle life situations all day, every day, so… Continue reading The Course of Discovering How to Maintain Better Awareness

Awareness, Choices, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Quotes

Seeing Possibility

I used to worry about the labels others placed on me…until I realized my limitations weren’t coming from their labels…but from my own.” Dr. Steve Maraboli Have you fallen for labels and limitations others have put on you? Others don't dictate or determine our direction or progress. We hold that power. Have you overcome limitations… Continue reading Seeing Possibility

Awareness, Choices, Emotions, Growth, Personal Resonsibility

Habits That Hold Us Down

When I'm focused on heading a new direction, I'm pumped up and ready to take-action but first I take stock of troublesome behaviors, because I've got to be doing some things that undoubtedly don't serve my betterment. I need to make space for more helpful habits by removing ones that are heavy, negative weight. A… Continue reading Habits That Hold Us Down

Awareness, Choices, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Quotes

Results Remain the Same but Choices Can Be Changed

“You are free to choose, but you are not free to alter the consequences of your decisions.”Ezra Taft Benson Every day we choose. And those choices are linked to corresponding consequences. When we decide we want a better today, we've got to choose better over and over again, for every minute and every second. We've… Continue reading Results Remain the Same but Choices Can Be Changed

Awareness, Choices, Growth, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility

Overcoming our Limitations

The only real limitation on your abilities is the level of your desires. If you want it badly enough, there are no limits on what you can achieve."Brian Tracy I used to doubt my abilities and talents if I couldn't get past repeated complications until I discovered my desire wasn't strong enough to hurdle me… Continue reading Overcoming our Limitations

Awareness, Growth, Personal Resonsibility, Success

A Great Day Doesn’t Have to Be a “Perfect 10”

Perfectionism is self-abuse of the highest order."Anne Wilson Schaef Life is not and cannot be a "Perfect 10" every day. Our life is a work-in-progress. Regardless of our enthusiasm and hard work, we’re going to have ups and downs that reflect unpredicted circumstances and their corresponding choices which impact us daily. It’s possible today was… Continue reading A Great Day Doesn’t Have to Be a “Perfect 10”

Authentic Living, Choices, Fear, Personal Resonsibility

The Precarious Adventure Into the Unknown

It’s been a busy few weeks for me. My kids started school on Monday and as you could imagine, we were saddled with a long list of “to dos” and we dutifully worked through them; however, this year felt so different. Of course it felt different. In fact, it’s very, very different! In the past,… Continue reading The Precarious Adventure Into the Unknown

Awareness, Choices, Growth, Mindfulness, Motivation, Personal Resonsibility

The Grass Is Greener Where We Stand

There are times when the place we’re at seems less attractive than the place we want to be. In that place, the grass is always greener, the days are always brighter, things are always easier to handle, and we’re always happy. Happier than here, for sure. This is an illusion. It’s the belief that the… Continue reading The Grass Is Greener Where We Stand

Awareness, Choosing Balance, Creating Quiet, Mindfulness, Personal Resonsibility

Enjoy the Ease of Simple Moments

The priceless value of simple. Simple is a word that typically doesn’t hold much fanfare. It’s not held in high regard and people usually equate simple to inferior quality and status. Why? Who knows? I can imagine a long list of reasons to speculate but for now, I’d like to share one of the things… Continue reading Enjoy the Ease of Simple Moments