15 Simple Ideas To Help Organize Your Life

Are you juggling plates and watching many of them fall at your feet in pieces? Or maybe you’re wearing dozens of hats besides your own. Or, perhaps you feel like a hamster on a wheel and you can’t get off.  Busyness can be exhausting and definitely not conducive to staying organized! When my kids were … Read more

Stop, Look, Ask, Listen, Hear

“Listening is one of the loudest forms of kindness.” Anonymous I sat down last week to write a blog about being a good listener and giving others our full attention and, wouldn’t you know, I was personally put to the test over the weekend and I failed. On several occasions, I found myself engaging in … Read more

Want to Create Good Habits That Stick? Do These 8 Things

I’ve got goals, desires, dreams, and expectations that I’m just itching to check off my list. Have a successful business. Get healthy. Organize my house. I bet you’ve got some goals, desires, dreams, and expectations too. But, just having them is half of the equation. Creating good habits to do those “big things” is the … Read more

2 Things to Do to Help You Have a Great New Year

Many people leap into the new year with resolutions, goals, big plans, big ideas, big dreams, and even a big “one word.”   While any lofty plan is inspiring in and of itself, there are a few things you must do first.  Reflect Before you make future decisions it’s imperative that you remember and reflect on … Read more

No Copycats Allowed: 3 Ways to Get Back to the Real You

Ever notice that even though we all start out as an original, many of us end up as copies? Ugh.  It’s easy to pay so much attention to what others are doing that we lose sight of how unique we are. The seemingly perfect people that hang out on Pinterest, Instagram, Tik Tok, and Facebook … Read more

4 Basic Things That Every Person Needs

We all have emotional needs. No one, not even the most independent, can expect to go through life without needs being met. Emotional needs are feelings, words, or conditions we all must have to feel happy, fulfilled, and at peace.  In our world of hustle and bustle, social media “friendships” and unlimited texting, our basic … Read more

Living Your Life With the Future in Mind: 8 Ways to Get Revved Up About What’s to Come

Regret is like a one-legged duck trying to swim across a pond. In other words…regret is a big fat waste of time!  Some people mourn the past for so long that they miss the good stuff that could be right up ahead of them and within their reach. They waste time wallowing in self-pity and … Read more

Be More Heart and Less Attack: 5 Simple Ways to Be Kind

Despite our fervent wishes, COVID just won’t die out, tropical storms and fires have some living on pins and needles, and, with the election a day away, the political climate could not be more heated.   Everyone, it seems, has an opinion about something — oftentimes to the detriment of harmony. Now let me cut in … Read more

Be a River, Not a Reservoir: The Importance of Sharing Your Struggles with Others

Sometimes I think downplaying our struggles and pretending that things are just hunky-dory is a default setting ingrained in us.   Don’t let them see you cry, complain, stumble, or mess up can be our default setting. This attitude is wrong!     In reality, the wisdom we acquire from studying, learning, struggling, and messing up can be … Read more