What’s Your Word?

At the end of 2016, I did one of those things on Facebook where you take a screenshot to get the word you would carry into 2017. The last few months of 2016 had not been pleasant and 2017 was not looking promising, so I was thrilled that the word I got was strength. AlthoughContinue reading “What’s Your Word?”

A Detour Is Not a Stop Sign!

You know the song “Life is a Highway” and the inspirational words “life is about the journey not the destination.” I’m going to throw another travel metaphor at you: A detour is not a stop sign. Imagine you’re on a road trip that you’re really excited about. A few hours into your drive, you seeContinue reading “A Detour Is Not a Stop Sign!”

Are YOU on Your List This Holiday Season? Two simple self-care tips

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 thatContinue reading “Are YOU on Your List This Holiday Season? Two simple self-care tips”

I’m Unworthy

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 possiblyContinue reading “I’m Unworthy”

Pulling Out of the Downward Spiral

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 shoesContinue reading “Pulling Out of the Downward Spiral”

Learning to be a Badass

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”

How Do You Eat an Elephant?

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 takeContinue reading “How Do You Eat an Elephant?”

10 Tricks and Tips to Find Your Positive Groove

Whether you are generally a positive person who gets in the occasional negative funk or you are generally a negative person but you would like to experience the power of positivity, here are 10 of my favorite tricks and tips that can help you find your positive groove. Dress better than you feel. Do somethingContinue reading “10 Tricks and Tips to Find Your Positive Groove”

What If You Loved Yourself As You Are?

Have you seen Amy Schumer’s movie, I Feel Pretty, yet? If you have, I’d love to hear your thoughts on it. If you haven’t, don’t worry, I won’t spoil it for you here. I will just tell you that I watched it last night and want to recommend it to the following people: 1. AnyoneContinue reading “What If You Loved Yourself As You Are?”