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If You Can Manage These Steps, You Can Publish A Book!

15 Aug, 2018 Book Writing,Getting Published

For most soon-to-be authors, that actual writing is the most difficult part. At the same time, it’s also the most rewarding!   But, whether you believe it or not, writing a book is actually a fairly easy process, IF you have the recipe. Think of it like baking chocolate chip cookies. If you have all […]

I have A Story! But How Do I Get My Book Published?

9 Aug, 2018 Book Writing,Publishing,self-publishing

When it comes to publishing a book, there are lots of decisions you have to make. There are also many options to choose from before you are finally able to share your masterpiece with the world.   There’s always the dilemma of whether you should self-publish your books or do things the traditional way: i.e. […]

Happiness Is Not Magic: The Gratitude Flip-Switch

2 Aug, 2018 Personal Development,Self Improvement

There are so many things to complain about in life…finances, your job, your kids, etc. And, while there may be legitimate reasons to complain about your situation, complaining will never make it better.   Think about some of the most profound stories you read in the news. Or the most moving memoirs where the “victim” […]

Understanding the Challenges: Your Journey to The End of The Rainbow

25 Jul, 2018 Personal Development,Self Improvement

  I love rainbows. Ever since I was a kid, I was obsessed with them. I would literally just draw them on anything I could get my hands on.   I was in love with all the colors and the idea of finding a little pot of gold at the end.   The most gorgeous […]

The Journey of Self-love: The Wonderful You Behind the Mask

18 Jul, 2018 Personal Development,Self Improvement

Self-love and self-esteem are closely bonded to each other.   When you don’t believe in your abilities, your value or your worth, your mind cannot respond in the opposite way. Your mind will go in the direction of your dominant thoughts.   If you don’t feel “good enough”, you will likely live a life to […]

Put On Your Own Oxygen Mask Before Helping Others: Loving Yourself First

11 Jul, 2018 Self Improvement

We want to be known for helping others. In the Bible, Mark 12:31 states “Love your neighbor as yourself.”   This is a beautiful verse and one that can help us have more love in our life. But, I believe the true interpretation is something most people get wrong.   Some interpret this wisdom by […]

Want to Be an Author? There’s No Better Time Than the Present

5 Jul, 2018 Book Writing,Books and Literature,Getting Published

Do you have a flair for writing and dream of becoming a published author?   Plenty of people share this dream, but they also share a common problem: financial constraints.   It used to be that publishing a book was only for the uber-wealthy or those who landed a multi-million dollar book deal from a […]

Who Can Define Your Worth? You Can’t Put a Price on “You”

27 Jun, 2018 Personal Development,Self Improvement

A couple of years ago, I saw quite a memorable news report about a famous model who decided to get her legs insured.   Her legs were a highly marketable asset, so it was important to her and her modeling agency to make sure they would be protected against any potential injury or harm.   […]

Don’t Let Your Past Hold you Back: Purging Your Mind for Good

20 Jun, 2018 Personal Development,Self Improvement

We all have those persistent plot lines that we’ve held on to from years or even decades before.   Typically, they are stories that make us into a victim, where someone has done us wrong and we’re able to place the blame on someone else, another situation, event, job, or even where you live.   […]

The Five Lies of a Serial Procrastinator

14 Jun, 2018 Personal Development,Self Improvement

It can be very easy to fall into a rut of procrastination. But it’s also easy to tell yourself you are not actually a procrastinator.   Serial procrastinators tell themselves five lies. And maybe, we all need to see if we fit into any of these five lies.     If the Lie Fits…   […]

Have You Been Putting Off Your Dreams? The Time to Take Action Is Now!

8 Jun, 2018 Personal Development,Self Improvement

We all have dreams. Some are big — things you hope to accomplish in a lifetime. Others are small, perhaps something you want to achieve within this year.   Yet, putting those dreams into action, taking conscious efforts to achieve their realization, is another story.   What are your dreams?   For today, tomorrow, 10 […]

Are You Letting Your Unhappiness Get in the Way?

1 Jun, 2018 Personal Development,Self Improvement

You know I’m a fan of lists, but this list is a bit different than the average one. It’s the Unhappiness Laundry list.   How is it different?   Well, unlike things like “buy stamps”, “go to the dry cleaners” or “pick up eggs”, the items on this list are intangible. They are internal, and […]

Belief Vs Reality: A Time to Re-think What You Believe

24 May, 2018 Personal Development,Self Improvement

  I had a great reminder today. I was talking with a friend, about the direction of her life, and it seemed not really to be going the way she planned.   But then the coolest thing happened. After some self-reflection, she realized that she had total control of her life and where she wants […]

The Steps to Overcome Those Negative Thoughts

18 May, 2018 Personal Development,Self Improvement

Thoughts have power. They drive our decisions, our goals, our dreams, and ultimately, our lives.   Are you living the life you’ve always dreamed of living?   If not, then what were you thinking?   What were you telling yourself all these years to get where you are today? Did you believe you were worthy […]

A Celebration of Female Ambition

8 May, 2018 Personal Development,Success

Recently, the topic of female ambition has come into the spotlight, namely due to the #EmbraceAmbition campaign, spearheaded by world-famous fashion and lifestyle designer, Tory Burch.   Burch tells a story of the early days in her career where the word “ambition” used to annoy her. In her words, it was often given as a […]

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