Marvae's Blog

Super Simple Steps To Being More Organized

By Marvae Eikanas | July 16, 2024 |

The quest to getting organized often feels like a never ending one! There’s some truth to that – organizing is an ongoing process. The good news is that every bit of organizing I do contributes to my life running more smoothly and productively. The bad news is that life is full, time is limited, and…

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Discover the Joy of Making Progress!

By Marvae Eikanas | July 9, 2024 |

Progress – what is it and what does it actually look like? Merriam Webster defines it this way: A forward or onward movement (as to an objective or to a goal) Gradual betterment I particularly like how this definition paints progress: Progress is purposefully moving forward towards a goal or state of being; striving less…

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What A Great Asset Curiosity Can Be!

By Marvae Eikanas | July 2, 2024 |

“Curiosity killed the cat,” or so the saying goes. Perhaps that saying has given curiosity a bad rap! Discouraging further inquiry was the intent behind that phrase – after all, gaining certain information just might lead to trouble! Another perspective on the saying “curiosity killed the cat” is that being a nosy busybody may ultimately…

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Shh! The Secret To Getting Better Sleep!

By Marvae Eikanas | June 25, 2024 |

Sleep is so very sweet! I’ve come to really appreciate sleep, but I remember being a kid and doing whatever I could to push off crawling into bed. If by chance I wasn’t successful, my favorite way to avoid having to go to sleep was to secretly read under the covers. There were many nights…

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You Are NOT Loving Your Team, Leaders!

By Marvae Eikanas | June 18, 2024 |

Great leaders do two things: 1) They lead themselves well, modeling what they wish others would do. 2) They inspire others to achieve more than they ever imagined possible. While you may not consider yourself a leader, everyone has the opportunity to lead because leadership is much more than a title! If you’ve ever worked…

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Your Boundaries Are A Brilliant Blessing!

By Marvae Eikanas | June 11, 2024 |

When the topic of boundaries arises, what comes up for you? Negative or uncomfortable feelings? If so, you may view boundaries as selfish, hurtful, or even rude. Or you may believe that boundaries are a means of controlling others or that they are a way of pushing people away. Perhaps the idea of setting boundaries…

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Good News to Propel You Forward!

By Marvae Eikanas | June 4, 2024 |
Good News

Do you crave GOOD NEWS, especially in light of the steady stream of negativity out there? I promise – the world is not falling apart! Honestly, I don’t think circumstances are any worse than they’ve been in the past, but, thanks to social media, there are just more avenues for the bad news to travel.…

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Your Body Is Telling You Something Important

By Marvae Eikanas | May 28, 2024 |

  Your body is sending you messages – are you ignoring what it’s trying to tell you? Far more than just an “earthly home” for you to dwell in, God has masterfully designed your body in such a way that if you’re paying attention, it’s offering a wealth of information! Warning Systems God has cleverly…

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The Honest Truth About Your Procrastinating

By Marvae Eikanas | May 21, 2024 |
Procrastinating-Maybe Tomorrow

Procrastinating – we all do it from time to time on tasks that feel hard, confusing, challenging, or uncomfortable. However, if you find yourself engaged in a pattern of procrastinating then it’s time to dig in, investigate what’s motivating that pattern, and address it. As I observe my six grands, it’s obvious that they love…

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7 Fantastic Ways to Increase Your Resilience

By Marvae Eikanas | May 14, 2024 |

One way of explaining resilience is… the ability to handle adversity, challenges, stress, and the strong emotions that come along with those difficulties well. With resilience, you are able to successfully navigate what life brings your way and thrive rather than just survive. Who doesn’t want to increase their odds of thriving despite life’s challenges?…

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