What If Someone Finished It for You? Appreciating Struggle in Our Achievements

Imagine you’re working hard on a project; maybe your painting, cooking, woodworking, crafting, gardening, etc. You’re busy creating something you’re excited about. You’re trying different [...]

I Had a Rough Day! Let Me Tell You All About It

When you get home from a rough day, do you ever vent or complain?  Maybe you had to deal with a difficult customer, or there was a frustrating meeting, or you just had too much to do. It’s normal [...]

Riding Your Bike & Living Your Life: Don’t focus on the obstacles

Do you remember when you were learning how to ride a bike? I remember a very helpful and fascinating piece of advice my dad gave me. He said I should focus on where I want my bike to go and NOT [...]

Will I Be Happier if I Help Others or Help Myself? I’m Confused!

I hear messages about how important it is to take care of myself, and I hear messages that true happiness comes when I focus on helping others. If you’re like me, maybe you find these conflicting [...]

Do You Hate Asking for Help? Here are some reasons to change

Do you hate asking for help? Today I was thinking about two very dear friends in my life. One has a much easier time asking for help compared to the other.  I get it. I don’t like to bother [...]