Patience. Read this word out loud. How does your body react? Relaxed? Tense? Comfortable? Impossible? Confident? Lacking? It's defined as "the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset." In my opinion and from personal experience, patience is one of the most prized and coveted strengths on this planet… Continue reading Practicing Patience Bursts the Bubble of “Instant Success”
Well, I received an unexpected gift with the global shutdown from the virus and its impact has been a surprise to say the least. I wasn’t expecting it nor seeking it. In true form, it came to me because I needed it and was ready for it. I’ve often said, “If I had more time… Continue reading Why Too Much Time Is Still Not Enough And What I’ve Learned From It
Has there been a time when you’re making a decision on an issue you have little knowledge or experience with? Perhaps a new job, a new position, continuing education, health concern, family debate? Life is a series of new challenges and new opportunities and when encountered by the unknown, it’s easy to feel uncomfortable, insecure… Continue reading Trust Your Gut – How Our Intuition Is a Powerful Tool
If I asked you, “Do you feel your life is in balance?” How would you answer? “Yes”, “No”, “Maybe”? If you’re not a definitive “Yes”, do you wonder then what balance truly means for you? “Happiness is not a matter of intensity, but of balance, order, rhythm, and harmony.” Thomas Merton I do and I… Continue reading Life – Balance. What does it mean to you?
Pushy people. I’m sure you’ve run across these kind-of-people. They’re not necessarily bad people, or mean people, but they certainly can be pesty, and they’re absolutely- capable of creating chaos in our lives if we allow them. If you’ve lucked out and haven’t dealt with pushy people, high five yourself for you are truly fortunate… Continue reading How Boundaries Help Protect Us from Pushy People
My dream is the prize I want from life, but my obstacles are the master class for what I need in life in order to thrive."Teri Mirikitani How is January going for you? I’ve been curious about how my fellow life-enthusiasts are doing with our fresh new beginning, and it has me asking if you’ve… Continue reading The Recurring Roadblocks that Foil Our Dreams
Gratitude is said to be a feeling of appreciation for what we have. It turns our focus outward and opens our eyes to what other people and life offer us. The magic of gratitude is that it connects us with the goodness out there in the world and especially in our own life. It restores… Continue reading Gratitude is the Secret Super Power to Living a Satisfied Life
Without a doubt, there are dreams we wish with all our heart that we can make a reality. The question is how to sustain the commitment to make it happen. John Maxwell said that what motivates us is a choice. I agree and in following this line of thought, it stands to reason that what… Continue reading Simple Tips I Practice That Help Me Stay Committed to a New Goal
Setting honest and loving standards helps us to live a life of authenticity where who we believe we are is congruent with how we live our life every day. Setting challenging standards helps us to live each day striving to produce our best results. We live up to the standards we set and that helps… Continue reading Raising Our Standards to Bring Our “A” Game
There comes a time when we transition into something more than we already are. An addition to our daily life. An extension of what we are currently doing. A new direction. And as we reap the rewards of our new direction and hard work and enjoy feeling validated by it, another feeling is revealed. Confidence.… Continue reading What’s Wrong With Being Confident?