Ready to Set Goals and Improve Your Life? 7 Ways to Get Started

“You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis Do you ever wish that you could accomplish something great in your life, but feel that time has passed you by? Perhaps you are bogged down with work. Maybe the demands of family have you feeling overwhelmed. Perhaps […]

5 Things to Know for Successful Goal Setting

How may goals have you set over the years? If you are like most people, the answer is Many. Most likely you have reached some of your goals — and others have met with Epic Fail. What makes it more likely that you will reach your goal, and what makes it difficult for us to […]

5 Ways to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Your Goals

“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” – Moliere Has this ever happened to you? You are rolling along, getting things done, perhaps working towards a goal, and Wham! Life puts a big roadblock in your way. Maybe it’s a setback in your health. Perhaps it’s a difficult situation at work that […]

What it Truly Means to Stay Positive

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.” Robert H. Schuller We’ve all heard the phrases, “stay positive” and “have a positive outlook on life.” Sounds great, right? What does that really mean? What does having a positive mindset look like, […]

5 Powerful Ways to Develop a Positive Mindset

In order to carry out a positive action we must develop here a positive vision. – Dalai Lama What is your positive vision for yourself and for your life? This is an important questions to consider when making the choice to move through life with a positive mindset. Last week’s blog post discussed staying positive […]

One Secret to Instantly Change Your Perspective

Are your days full of never-ending tasks and demands? Do they seem like a blur at times? If you ever find that life and work feel like a grind and there’s not a lot to be happy about, there is one thing you can do that will instantly shift your perspective. The secret? Rediscover your […]

One Sure Way to Get Unstuck and Back On Track

Have you ever felt yourself drifting off the course you set for yourself? Do you find yourself stuck at times and are not sure of the cause? Do you feel an ongoing sense of discontent with your life? If so, this article is for you! This feeling happens to us many times throughout our life. […]

5 Ways to Stay Present in a Conversation

I believe in being fully present. That means you should be with the person you are with. — Morrie Schwartz Communication sounds like such an easy thing to do, doesn’t it? You speak, the other person speaks. You listen, you talk, and you learn. However, we all know it is not that simple! Conversations often […]

What to Do When Work-Life Balance Doesn’t Work

Finding work-life balance seems impossible, doesn’t it? How often have you wished there were 48 hours in the day (or two of you) to get everything done? If you were to make a list of all the components of your life, you would probably find a long list of things that are important and need […]

Reflections on Thanksgiving

For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, For love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. — Ralph Waldo Emerson All across the USA, people are preparing for Thanksgiving. It all began back in 1621 when the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag tribe celebrated together […]

Building Self-Awareness

It’s hard to fully appreciate the benefits of outward-directed mindfulness without first directing your focus inward and learning to be mindful of the self. In other words, it could be said that “taking time to stop and smell the roses” isn’t as meaningful when you don’t know what the beauty of the scent of a […]

Examining Core Values – The Importance of Hitting “Refresh”

In my journey through life, I’ve often found that many people—including me—take their core values for granted. What I mean is this: we form our inner values early on in life, based on what we’re told is right, wrong, important, etc. and we don’t pause to reevaluate these values as time goes by. Life goes […]