Category: Personal Development

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 […]

5 Mistakes Authors Make with Their Platform

13 Dec, 2017 , , , , , , ,

If you want to make a difference and change lives, you NEED a platform. Otherwise, how are people going to have access to you? You simply cannot reach and connect with others, if you don’t have a platform. Your platform is a representation of you and your brand. It will define how people think of […]

Winter Blues Got You Feeling a Bit Down?

6 Dec, 2017 , , , , , , , , , , ,

It happens to the best of us. In fact, the “winter blues,” also known as seasonal affective disorder is more common than you think and impacts people of all ages, including children. As the days get shorter and colder, it can be difficult to get motivated to do even the simplest tasks, like writing, exercising […]

5 Ways to Defeat Self-Doubt for Authors

3 Oct, 2017 , , , , , , , , ,

Self-doubt plagues even the most confident writers. In today’s Digital Age, when we’re so easily exposed to the opinions and judgments of others, it can become difficult not to let it affect our own self-perception. As a writer and author, self-doubt can be a huge obstacle in the creative process. Not only can it impede […]

Your People-Pleasing Habits May Be Problematic

30 Aug, 2017 , , ,

People-pleasing isn’t always a bad thing and it certainly doesn’t make you a bad person. On the plus side, you just want others to be happy and comfortable. However, the negative side of people-pleasing could be a compromise of your values or opportunities to be taken advantage of. Take a close look at a few […]

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