Inspiration – Pass It On

I had coffee with a friend the other day. She’d just gotten over the flu and had all the awful symptoms: fever, body aches, headache, congestion. She said, “I felt like I’d been hit by a truck. It was horrible.” My friend explained how her flu reminded her of a co-worker who has an auto-immune disease and gets Read More …

You’re never too old to set another goal

You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. ~ C S Lewis It’s such a positive message. So often we hear the opposite: You’re too old for that. You’re not a kid. We can listen to people who say, “You’re too old to (fill in the blank).” We may Read More …

Make everyday better with an attitude of gratitude

Gratitude is a small and simple thing that can have a powerful effect on every moment of every day. It can take you from grumbling about traffic to be thankful that you have a car, from being angry about something annoying thing your friend/spouse/relative did to feeling sincere joy that they’re part of your life. It’s Read More …

How to know when it’s time to change your course

Life is a series of things running their course. Nothing stays the same forever. Things change. We accept that. But what about when the change is coming from you? When what you’re doing doesn’t feel quite right for you anymore? How do you know when it’s time to change your course? When your mind is Read More …

Believe in yourself when doubt creeps in

Everyone battles doubt. Even the most confident person who seems to always believe in herself has those dark moments when they wonder if they’re on the right track. Any parent who cares about being a good parent has faced doubt even though they may generally think they’re doing the best they can. We’ve all been Read More …

Pick a challenge, any challenge

Committing to a 30-day challenge is a great way of getting you on course to meet a personal goal. It can help you form new habits. Accepting a challenge changes your level of accountability, so instead of saying, “I’m gonna try to do _______________,” you make a more specific commitment. For example: I’m going to Read More …

What to do when you’re trying to figure out what’s next

You know that feeling when you’ve worked so hard for so long on something? It’s great to finish, to get to the end. Wonderful. Now you’ll have a chance to breathe. It’s a great feeling, but it can also be stressful. Because… Soon you start to wonder, “Now what?” How will you fill your days? Read More …