WHY I STARTED A BOOK CLUB FOR 2019

WHY I STARTED A BOOK CLUB FOR 2019

Last week I shared the top 5 books that changed my life over the years. Books are extremely powerful learning tools. In fact, a single book has the potential to change your life.  I can say without a shadow of a doubt, I would not be the person I am today, I would not...
5 BOOKS THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

5 BOOKS THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

I have always been an avid reader.  And, for the last 15 years, most of the books I have read have been in the ‘self development’ category.  I love learning new ways to help me to grow, help improve my mindset, and help me be the best version of me. This month I...
DO NOT READ IF EASILY OFFENDED

DO NOT READ IF EASILY OFFENDED

Success. You either want it or you don’t. If you truly want it then you do whatever it takes to get it. If you aren’t willing to do whatever it takes, then I guess you don’t truly want it. Success won’t be handed to you on a silver platter.  Success won’t come to you...
HOW TO KNOW IT’S TIME TO LET GO OF A DREAM

HOW TO KNOW IT’S TIME TO LET GO OF A DREAM

Dreaming is an essential and healthy part of life. Dreaming allows us to set goals and move in a positive direction toward a specific objective. While dreams are supposed to make us work harder, they aren’t supposed to be unattainable ideals. Occasionally, we need to...
MY FAILURES HAVE FREED ME

MY FAILURES HAVE FREED ME

My failures in life have freed me. I’m not where I thought I would be at 40. I thought happiness meant having a career, making good money, living in a big house with a white picket fence – and I did that. But I wasn’t happy. Something was lacking in my life, inside...
PURSUING YOUR PASSION BY MAKING TIME FOR YOU

PURSUING YOUR PASSION BY MAKING TIME FOR YOU

If only you had a nickel for every dream you’ve dreamt, right? How much time has been spent sitting around wishing for a different life? How many hours a day do you slave away at a job you hate, all the while fantasizing of running your own business? Or better yet,...
WHY YOU SHOULD NOT WAIT ANOTHER DAY TO FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS

WHY YOU SHOULD NOT WAIT ANOTHER DAY TO FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS

“Really?” I hear the skeptics chorus. I shouldn’t wait another day? But I have years to explore the world and realize all those dreams I keep in a safe place away from daylight. Right now I have to get an education, find a well paying job, find an even higher paying...
IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE

The sudden realization that life does not go on forever occurs to different people at all stages of life. We feel that that we are just getting started and that surely we should have it figured out by now. So little time so much to undone! Panic sets in around now...
DON’T SETTLE FOR ORDINARY WHEN YOU CAN HAVE EXTRAORDINARY

DON’T SETTLE FOR ORDINARY WHEN YOU CAN HAVE EXTRAORDINARY

We often get bogged down in the mundane aspects of life in our misguided attempts to be “normal” rather than taking time to find the joy in each day. This is a mistake. According to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, normal is defined as “usual or ordinary”. Who...
HOW TO SET BITE SIZED GOALS TO AVOID OVERWHELM

HOW TO SET BITE SIZED GOALS TO AVOID OVERWHELM

It is human nature to want it all yesterday. We either set ourselves goals which are completely unattainable or goals which are attainable but often are not reached. This need for an immediate return and instant pay off is a well known cause of many abandoned...
4 SIMPLE WAYS TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE NOW

4 SIMPLE WAYS TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE NOW

Have you ever felt discouraged, stagnant or, at the very least, just “blah”? Do you feel like you just can’t claw your way out of your stifling routine? You want to change your life, but you feel like you just can’t? We’ve all been there! We’ve all felt like we’re...
GET COMFORTABLE OUTSIDE OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE

GET COMFORTABLE OUTSIDE OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE

There’s a reason your comfort zone is so… comfortable. It’s eating macaroni and cheese while wrapped in your favorite snuggly soft blanket. Dependability, reliability, and stability are all things you need – they are good things to have. All these things lie well...
3 WAYS TO FIND MORE SUCCESS, MONEY AND LOVE

3 WAYS TO FIND MORE SUCCESS, MONEY AND LOVE

We all define success differently. However, the desire for success is all rooted in a singular goal: Wanting to make sure that we, and our families, are taken care of, physically, emotionally, and financially. For some, that means a great job that leaves us feeling...
5 WAYS TO KEEP FOCUSED ON YOUR LONG TERM GOALS

5 WAYS TO KEEP FOCUSED ON YOUR LONG TERM GOALS

The greatest lesson about focus was illustrated, not by an exalted guru, but by the children’s story the Little Red Hen. The hen tends to her wheat, grinds the grain, and bakes the bread. She gets very little support and, only at the very end do her friends want to...