Category: Personal Development

Happiness Is Not Magic: The Gratitude Flip-Switch

2 Aug, 2018 , , , , ,

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 , , , , , ,

  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 , , , , ,

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 […]

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

27 Jun, 2018 , , , , , ,

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 , , , , , , ,

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 , , , ,

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 , , , , , ,

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 , , , ,

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 , , , ,

  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 , , , ,

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 , , , ,

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 […]

The Single, Present Purpose We All Share

27 Apr, 2018 , , , ,

I talk a lot about purpose on my blog because I truly believe it is the most important thing an individual can discover for themselves. When it comes to purpose, I believe we all have something unique and individual to contribute to the world. How you impact the lives of others and leave a legacy […]

The Power of Imagination

24 Jan, 2018 , , , ,

Your imagination is a powerful tool that can reveal your purpose to you, simply by looking inside. Once you know your purpose, you can use your imagination even further to make it a reality. You will be able to plan for the future and set goals. At one time or other, things like cars, planes, […]

4 Fundamentals to a Truly Purposeful Life

3 Jan, 2018 ,

Recently, we’ve been talking about New Year’s resolutions. If you haven’t already, check out: Resolutions Are Great, But Why Wait! What have you resolved to do to bring more purpose into your life?  What would that include? Would it mean writing a book? Sharing your story? Or something else?  Think of this as designing a blueprint for the next chapter of your life.  […]

Looking Back on 2017

27 Dec, 2017 , , , , , , , , , , , ,

This year was full of highs and I learned a lot. I’m glad you’ve been along for the journey, whether that means becoming a published author, finally putting your pen to paper or stepping into your greatness in some other meaningful way. Before the year comes to a close, I wanted to reflect back on […]

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