The time: Not so long ago The place: Everywhere Not so long ago, I was the type of person that when I did something it had to be perfect. All of the I’s had to be dotted and all of the T’s had to be crossed before any project was sent out. (Yes I am, by far, my own worst critic). But one day I had to ask myself, why was I putting so much pressure on myself when no …read more
How to let go of being a perfectionist and know that your best is good enough!
The Secret to Going the Distance and Being Successful….
When you are at a track and field meet or simply watching it on TV, have you ever paid attention to the skills of long distance runners? Have you ever noticed how well they pace themselves? For them, the purpose of the race is not speed, but rather endurance. Most of us live our lives at a very fast pace, trying to cram everything into 24 hours. If you don’t know by now, that simply doesn’t work. We are so …read more
3 Tips for Regaining Stability and Keeping It
Looking back to when I was a kid, I considered myself to be like any other kid. And that was to simply to be a kid and enjoy life. Amid playing outside and enjoying the company of friends, there was one thing that I was accustomed to back then that is still important in my adulthood. That one thing that I must have is STABILITY! Even when things seemed as if they were falling apart, I found stability. I have …read more
3 Tips For Regaining Focus….
I am the type of person that when I am working on something and I am really into it, don’t interrupt me. The momentum is going, the ideas are flowing, creativity is in full gear and I am in the zone. (Laser Focused). For the most part, those moments of productivity stay that way. But of course, not everyday goes as planned and I lose focus. I know you can relate. So on the days that it happens, here are …read more
Are You Using Your Clean Slate?????
Each new day presents a new opportunity. A new opportunity to start over and begin a new slate. Take advantage of of the moment and start over with a clean slate. The only thing that may be stopping you is YOU!read more
#Thank You for Inspiring Me!
There are so many things in my life that inspire me. And believe me, that list is quite long. But one of my favorite joys is the opportunity to meet new people. Writing has afforded me to cross paths with some very wonderful people. I am humbled by the fact that they let me know that what I write provides them with a sense of comfort and encouragement. But honestly in the end, it is truly you all that …read more
Can I get a cup of tea with a side of opinion to go please?????
One afternoon while I was enjoying a cup of tea, I thought about how someone else’s view and opinions of what you do and say can hold you back from doing the things that we really want to do. Now think about it, how many of you have decided not to do something because we cared what others thought? (Raises hand slightly) Yes, I am guilty of that as well. Besides the snickers and the comments behind our backs, what …read more
One secret to a Stress Free Evening….
Oh wow, it’s happening again. More and more people are succumbing to the need to be connected to the world 24/7. When you are connected all of the time, you don’t allow yourself any room to simply unwind. Can you image a hamster on a wheel 24/7? Neither can I, but that is what most of us are doing. You do know that there is one sure way to reduce stress without taking two in the morning. Would you like …read more
A Mirror of Inspiration was all it Took…..
Soooo, I came across a video on YouTube the other day that was so cute and inspiring. It is a little girl, full of enthusiasm, in front of the mirror in her bathroom declaring an anthem of what “I Like” about my life. She liked her life, mom, dad, sisters, school- she like EVERTHING! She even did her own little dance to go along with it. I simply absolutely loved it because she was telling everyone that she loved life …read more
Less Clutter in your life starting Now……
Closets are an integral part of our lives. It is one of the busiest rooms in the house because we are constantly looking for the perfect outfit to wear. Over a period of time, are closets begin to look cluttered as our tastes continue to evolve. When that happens we do a “spring” cleaning by going through the clothes that no longer match our taste and lifestyle. It is an easy task to clean out our closets at home, but …read more