A week into December already! If it's not yet, I bet your December calendar is filling up fast. If you're like me, you have a variety of lists started...the Christmas card list, the presents list, the Christmas cookie list, the grocery list of what to buy in order to make the Christmas cookies on that … Continue reading Are YOU on Your List This Holiday Season? Two simple self-care tips
Have you seen the Bohemian Rhapsody movie yet? If not, I highly recommend seeing it, especially while it's still in theaters so you can get the big screen and full sound of the music. Writing about a "rockumentary" of Queen and Freddie Mercury might seem off topic for my blog about personal and professional development. … Continue reading Two Takeaways from Bohemian Rhapsody
"It's not what you know; it's who you know." Well, sort of. As with many well known sayings, we know this one because it's short and sweet and conveys a very generalized message. And, as with other well known sayings, we need to dig into the sentiment to find the value in the saying. So … Continue reading Want a New Job?
If this is the first time you've visited my blog, welcome! And let me catch you up. I LOVE the topic of saying yes to life. (If you haven't already, please check out my other saying yes related posts such as Say Yes and If Not Now, When?) I also happen to have loved the show Scandal. So, … Continue reading Year of Yes
I was scrolling through the Instagram feed last night when I read a post that said basically if you feel unworthy, you will never succeed. Ponder that point. If we are presented with the most amazing opportunity, but we don't feel like we deserve it or are good enough for it, how can we possibly … Continue reading I’m Unworthy
Does this ever happen to you...the downward spiral of negative thoughts? I was getting ready this morning and what started off with “I have nothing to wear” became “nothing looks right on me because I’m old and fat and I’m not going to run well in this 4-miler this weekend and I need new shoes … Continue reading Pulling Out of the Downward Spiral
You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life. Yep, that pretty much sums up the book. Ok, not really. But it does set the tone for this awesomely inspiring book by Jen Sincero. It's inspiring because she doesn't write, "Hey, I found the key to being successful. … Continue reading Learning to be a Badass
Fear comes in all shapes, sizes, and varieties. It can be debilitating, stopping you from living the life you really want...if you let it. "The fears we don't face become our limits." -- Robin Sharma Some fears are outgrown, like the fear of the dark, for example. Some fears don't really come into play and … Continue reading Managing Fear
You've probably heard this before: How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. This happens to be one of my favorite sayings. I use it often to calm down and remind myself that any large project is possible when broken down into smaller pieces. It's easy to feel overwhelmed when you take … Continue reading How Do You Eat an Elephant?
Do you know exactly how many days, hours, minutes you have left in your game of life? Here's why I ask. As I watch my son's soccer team play a game that they are losing 1-0, they are trying hard to tie it up. But when a parent calls out that there are only 5 … Continue reading The Game of Life