Tips for Living Bright 5/22: TAKE A 'WHY NOT ME?!' ATTITUDE REPOST: There is a common occurrence that often happens when we set goals. We limit ourselves and set a cap on what we think is possible . . . for ourselves. I mean, it is okay for other people to obtain these goals. Right? … Continue reading Have a ‘Why Not Me?!’ Attitude
Tips for Living Bright 05/20: VISUALIZE THE LIFE YOU WANT Take time to VISUALIZE what you want out of life. What does that mean? It means mentally creating the IMAGE that you want for yourself. It means SEEING how you want your life to be. Are there things you want to change? See the change. … Continue reading Visualize the Life You Want
Tips for Living Bright 05/19: BE TRUE TO YOU To Thine Own Self Be True. . . I wrote about those words a few weeks back after waking up to that phrase plastered on my mind. And since that morning, I've realized how much I was NOT being true to myself. I was allowing my … Continue reading Be True to You
Tips for Living Bright 05/16: KEEP YOUR BLINDERS ON! It's Monday morning and you may be feeling the effects of a long, tiring weekend. You may have spent the previous days pumped and motivated, while today, you are pushing yourself to jump back into the week. With goals, with life, with moving forward, it is … Continue reading Keep Your Blinders On
How easy would it be if we all had magic wands? If only we could simply wave that bad boy and have everything that we wanted done, done. My head is always overflowing with things needing to be tackled, but there just doesn't seem to be enough time. Does this sound familiar? If you are … Continue reading How to Write a Book (or Pursue Your Goals) While Working Full Time
NOTE: The following is an old post from our pre-COVID days. I had to go over that darn Chesapeake Bay Bridge twice this weekend and was reminded of this posting. And, well, it seems appropriate as the world opens up again. The other morning, I dreamt about a painting in which my dream-self was trying … Continue reading How to FOCUS When Your Brain is Overloaded
This week's Healthy Habit is simple, but maybe not so simple . . . go to bed by 10 p.m. And if you don't think that is early enough for you, then adjust the timing to meet your schedule. You body's schedule. What this means is that the electronics are off. No browsing social media … Continue reading Lights Out by 10 p.m.
I am a writer. Writing is my passion and love – and it is what I do every day, in some shape or form, whether in my day job, in creating novels or my blog. But, I did not always consider myself “a writer”. Instead, I considered myself to be someone who liked to write. … Continue reading Embrace Your Value
You will start that diet after the holidays. You will start working out next week. You will tackle your closet clean up next weekend. Does any of this sound familiar? It does for me. For those who have lofty intentions or have started working towards a goal but then "fell off the horse" there is … Continue reading Take a Why Not NOW Attitude
Are you tempted to give up on your goals? Have they felt too impossible or as if you are not making any headway? Don't quit. Here's what to do when you feel that way.
Moving away from procrastination in order to achieve your goals. Read how procrastination can allow action items to fester and cause stress and how taking action may not be as difficult as you think.
For the last two years, I’ve decided to have a one-word goal. It would be my mantra throughout the year, pushing me forward, and helping me stay committed to what I was trying to achieve. Last year, it was FOCUS. I was determined. I would keep my blinders on as I worked towards my goals—one … Continue reading The Boldness of a Risk