For some, Facebook has become more than just posting life updates and instead has become selective postings on one’s life. In short, it often is the best of the best of life. Not the reality of life. So, who cares? What’s the big deal? Well, at times that can create […]
Have you ever been afraid of something that may change your life for the better in a variety of good ways? That’s where I’m sitting right now, right here in my office chair. An opportunity has arisen that seems pretty exciting. But with every opportunity comes the question, can I […]
I am a big believer that every emotion has its purpose. To me, fear is our body’s way of telling us, “hey this is new territory, let’s take a moment and evaluate the situation.” Is this a showstopper for you or a motiver?
The holidays are over and it’s time to get back to work on a full-time basis. Does anyone else in part feel a little bummed but also a little excited to get back into a routine? I’m feeling such mixed emotions about it all. On one hand, I’ve REALLY enjoyed my time off and having my days to myself. On the other hand, part of me misses the routine of having a regular schedule, even if it is filled with work activities. In the end… it comes down to this… It’s 2020 – let’s make the most of it!! Let’s just run wildly into it, putting the past luxuries behind us and bolding stepping into the new opportunities of 2020. We’ve sooo got this!
New Year’s Resolutions: Are they effective? Absolutely. Maybe not? It really all depends on you and your intentions in setting them.
I used to think that my life was pretty great – nothing was going wrong, I had a good job, great friends, and no major stressors. The only problem was that I was just letting time slip by me without being proactive, or intentional, about what I was doing with my life. I was living a life but I was not living my best life. This revelation was a life-altering for me.
Cookies, candy, and treats galore! It’s the holiday season and while you are comfortable with your body right now the worries of what the holidays will do to it are starting to make you wonder if you have something to worry about. So what do you do? How do you […]
Meditation: A practice where an individual uses a technique – such as mindfulness, or focusing their mind on a particular object, thought or activity – to train attention and awareness, and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm state. I’ve heard a lot about meditation…. And yet I still didn’t […]
If you are like me, countless doctors and people that have told you this year and years past that you need to drink more water. And sometimes it’s easy to get on a great streak of drinking it. It’s then that I see what all the talk is about… What […]
It seems as though one day you go from being your parent’s child to their adult son or daughter. It doesn’t seem like much should change, but some things do and some things don’t. Adulting.. there’s a lot to it! What changes: It may no longer be assumed that your […]
University presents a time of unbridled learning, adventure, and a new kind of freedom! Courses schedules are often more sporadic throughout the day and it really becomes up to each person to find their own way to manage their day-to-day schedule. For many going to University, this may be the […]
Your career goals may be far from being a salesperson but when it comes to your resume, you do need to know how to sell yourself. And that’s how you should think of your resume – as your professional sell sheet. Your resume should highlight your professional success stories in […]
Bucket lists can serve many purposes beyond “what I want to do before I kick the bucket,” which is its traditional meaning. I have used my bucket list for a variety of purposes. For example, to add some extra fun into my life, to hold myself accountable to my goals, […]
In My Opinion…. The average half-life of a tweet is 24 minutes. Twenty-four quick minutes… That’s nothing, right? What’s the odds that any badly worded or even emotionally charged tweet will be seen by the intended party? Well, let me tell you, the odds are actually very good! Think Before You Click: […]
Let’s face it, asking for help sometimes can be tough. It may feel like we are admitting that we don’t know something that we feel we should. Or perhaps we are nervous that someone will laugh at our question. Or be bothered by it. The reality is actually quite different. […]
Ever feel like a blanket of tasks and responsibilities has wrapped itself tight around you? That there’s just so much to do that you don’t know where to start so you just freeze? Let me share some strategies and together we can get through this! First, I do exactly that. […]
Classical Definition of Success Success is defined as “an accomplishment of an aim or purpose.” That sounds pretty clear cut, but also quite narrow to me. If that was all that was considered a success in life, I would have a lot more failures to check off on my list […]
Starting a new semester, assignment or work project can be quite daunting. It’s easy to get ourselves into a tailspin wondering: Do I have the skills to do this and do it well? Am I in over my head on this task? How will I ever finish these tasks on […]
Just like a snowflake there are no two people alike. There’s a unique beauty in that and knowing that no matter what, there is no one that can contribute, influence, or live their life quite like we each can. Life is full of various types of stress and that stress […]
Social media is a great resource – it’s a way to connect with friends, learn the latest updates on topics, and find out what’s trending across the globe. There’s almost an endless amount of opportunities that the various social media outlets provide. Whether you are using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or […]