Life skills

What to do when life needs patience

It’s been a bumpy few weeks..hurts, physical and emotional, piling on, and patience for the needs of my life in short supply. I tripped and fell recently and broke a

Three character traits to shape your life

Character is the essence of being, and shapes choices, opportunities, relationships, and ultimately, destiny. Everyone is on a quest. We’re all seeking something. Most of us look for love, success,

Eight ways to make dinner time more meaningful

Dinner lands at a strategic point in the day. For most people, the evening meal caps a day of work, school, living on the run, stress, and demands from all

Consistency: power tool for building success

  17.05.2017   Goals, Intention, Life skills, Work   No comments

There’s a lot of wisdom that says the best thing you can do to achieve your goals, to raise a child, to do anything of lasting value, is to practice

Graduation Day: Welcome to adulthood!

We’re in that season…the season of beginnings, endings, ceremony, commencement speeches. This weekend I’m attending a family college graduation. I was not asked to give the speech. But this is

Is there a path to happiness?

Americans are not happy. It’s true. We’re constantly searching for happiness, thinking about happiness, evaluating our happiness. We invest more in self-help and happiness boosting books, tools, materials, and resources

10 signs you’re living with purpose

I used to struggle with the question of purpose. I couldn’t have named my purpose if my life depended on it. Was I doing what I was destined to do,

Hungry for change? 10 steps to a future you

Are you hungry for change in your life? How hungry? Mildly bored and open to change? Or aching, longing, desperate for new and different? You know where you fit. But

Thin your email in a few simple steps, easy peasy!

This past weekend I finally finished a project I’ve been working on for a while. No, I wasn’t painting walls or weeding a garden, or working on my next book.

Five ways to stop the drama

Drama, drama. It’s everywhere…relationships, social media, political arena. While life should be filled with moments of excitement, and we all inevitably experience conflict, drama is the unnecessary, masquerading as the significant. It’s exhausting. Frustrating. Pointless. I

New wisdom: the struggle of time management, the power of limitations

Life is busy, I don’t care who you are, how old you are, where you are. I’m learning that acknowledging my limitations is really a gift when I’m struggling to

Take another look: finding new wisdom

I’ve noticed a trend in books and articles in the past few years. It seems a popular approach to creating a best-seller book or a viral post is to identify