Why You Bite Off More Than You Can Chew & What to Do!

MarvaeBeliefs6 Comments

Remember the game Chubby Bunny? I haven’t played Chubby Bunny for quite some time- at least not the version where you pop marshmallows into your mouth one by one until you are no longer able to say “chubby bunny.” Oh, no! Rather than popping sweet puffs of air into my mouth, my version of Chubby Bunny was stuffing my schedule with one weighty responsibility after weighty responsibility until I could barely breathe… literally! I know I am not alone! Are you overwhelmed, stressed, or too busy? Does it feel like the world is resting on your shoulders? Perhaps, like me, … Read More

Feeling Overwhelmed – A Surprising Contributor

MarvaeOverwhelmed, Pride5 Comments

Overwhelmed woman

I loved my treadmill. We enjoyed countless sweaty hours together: mornings when it was still too dark to be out and walking on narrow roads, rainy days, freezing days (yes, I am a wimp!) or when my time was significantly limited. I would play my favorite tunes and happily tackle my cardio. About 15 years into our relationship, my treadmill began to play some rude tricks on me from time to time. I would be walking or running with gusto and suddenly the treadmill would speed up to unhuman paces and then shut off. A few restarts and it would … Read More

7 Tips to Help You Juggle Like a Pro

MarvaeLeadership12 Comments

Illustration of a man juggling multicolored balls

Lately I have been feeling a little like Veruca Salt from the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – I want it now! I want it all! Not so much material things – I want to do it all! Things didn’t go well for the spoiled Veruca. She was sent down the garbage shoot for her “I want it now! I want it all!” attitude. Only after time marinating in trash did she make changes. Veruca’s parents are to blame for her rotten, want it all attitude! They indulged her behavior and put up with her tantrums.  The only … Read More