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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

But I Don’t Want To __________ (fill in the blank): Tips for overcoming procrastination

But I don’t wanna . . . clean the toilet, exercise, balance my checkbook, work on this project, etc.  Do you have a task you’re trying to avoid? How can you overcome the hurdle of not [...]

Does the Thought of a Warm, Yummy Piece of Apple Pie Make You Hungry? Using the Power of Our Imagination

A couple of the women at my yoga class this past week were talking about making apple pie and their favorite recipes. As they described the smell and taste, I jokingly said, “Stop! You’re making [...]

Is Your Life Like Riding the Bumper Cars at the Fair? Living a Purposeful Life

Do you ever feel like your life is living you instead of the other way around? Maybe there’s too much to do and no time to pause and consider what you actually want to do. Maybe it feels like [...]

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