Category: ARCHIVE of Recent Posts

Increase Your Odds by Taking Risks

On Saturday, my son made two three-point shots back to back at his basketball game. I was so proud of him—not necessarily because he made the shots, but because he TOOK them. Taking those far away shots is out of character for him. He…

Healthy Habits 10-Week Check In

Over the last ten weeks, I’ve been updating the site with weekly “Healthy Habits” —habits for the mind, body, and spirit.  The weekly habits came about when I consciously made the decision to live a happier life without regrets.  The habits are my way…

Five Simple Steps to Start Writing Your Novel

Do you have a novel in you? A story idea that you’ve been dying to share? Or, do you want want to write a novel, but not sure how to get started?  If so, then this is for you. 

Track a Healthy Diet

This week’s Healthy Habit will focus on diet. While I will not tell you what you should eat, I will recommend that you make a conscious effort to eat healthy. I admit that I have struggled with this; I start out great—eating well, tracking…

The What, Why, When . . . of Achieving Your Goal

Set goals and achieve them with by answering, writing down, and implementing the answers to these six questions.

Hold the Door for Others and Smile

You may find this week’s Healthy Habit silly, but surprisingly, I have found that it does have an effect on my day. Case in point, my morning ritual of grabbing a Dunkin Donuts ice tea. I make it a point to hold the door…

Creativity’s Most Critical Component

The single most important ingredient to inspire creativity is this. . .being open.

Make Exercise a Regular Practice

Make Exercise a Regular Practice This week’s Healthy Habit involves the ugly big E-word. . .exercise. It is so easy to avoid. It is often dreaded and feared. It can be downright intimidating and hard to start doing. . .or sticking with. But, it…

Tackle the Hardest Thing on Your To Do List First

Procrastination is often the result of fear, the unknown, or downright lack of motivation. The hardest thing on your ‘To Do’ list is often the thing that is done last or put aside. And what happens? It looms, festers, and weighs on you like…

How Bad Do You Want to Achieve Your Goals?

Happy New Year! It’s 2020—the beginning of a new decade—not just year, but decade. Wow. With this monumental event, it seems as if we all want our goals to be just as BIG. I believe in big goals. I love big goals. I believe…

EXPECT to Achieve Your Goals

“If you would like to accomplish something, you must expect this of yourself.”                            – Wayne Dyer That sounds so simple. BUT, ask yourself . . . are you REALLY expecting to…

Be Present With Your Family and Loved Ones

BE PRESENT with your family and loved ones.  Not just this holiday season, but as a daily practice.  Christmas is such a wonderful time of year–for many of us. For some, it is a reminder of the loved ones they’ve lost or from whom…