Somehow, in the world we are living in, we oftentimes feel the need to do it all. To be it all for everybody. As we are in the middle of trying to meet expectations for everyone, we feel overwhelmed but we are certain we can do it. In one of my very first posts, I wrote … Continue reading I can’t do it all. Can you?
The longer I write these posts, the more I realize how important choice is to a happy life. Two sisters can be raised in almost an identical situation and they can take completely opposite paths. We all experience life in different ways. My sister is a stickler for details. She loves the nitty gritty of … Continue reading Breaking your own shell
Don't let disappointment derail you. Get better not bitter.
Several years ago I went on a trip to Alaska. It was my first time ever going and I was really excited. I got up there excited to play. We spent a day fishing in the ocean and having a great time. The next day I woke up and I couldn't stand up straight. I … Continue reading Baby’s Got her Blue Jeans On
When I was about 21 years old, I decided I wanted to go on a cruise. I had never done spring break and I found a killer deal on a 7 day cruise and the associated airfare. I told myself that I didn’t need to go on excursions and pay the extra money for … Continue reading Shipwrecked
Have you ever found yourself in the uncomfortable position of thinking you know more than you actually do? Even worse, being adamant that you know more than you really do in a public setting? Years ago, in my pursuit of higher education, I was required to take an introductory English class. The focus was writing. … Continue reading Cows Have Babies Too
My brother and I recently had a discussion about the connotation of different words. If I say I am coaching somebody to help them have better self esteem, that is a completely acceptable approach. If I say I am training somebody to get this same result, it all of a sudden becomes an entirely different … Continue reading Personal Trainers
Today lets talk about winning. Winning is objective. If three people line up to run the I'm a Winner 5K, the first person to cross the finish line knows definitively that they won the race. Winning can also be subjective. The second and third place runners can find personal success in their performances that provide victories. … Continue reading Winning. I can feel it.