Shoulds

Are you suffering from a bad case of the shoulds? Are you saying things like I should… have a better job. lead more like so and so. have more friends. be making a bigger difference. lose 15 pounds. be more organized. be married. I should… Or maybe your version is more about what you shouldn’t…

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Poverty is real. Did you know that 689 million people live in extreme poverty worldwide, many surviving on less than $1.90 a day? According to povertyusa.org, in the United States 42,510,843 people lived in poverty in 2019. That’s 13.4%. These figures are expected to dramatically increase as a result of the pandemic. I don’t want…

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Disappointment hurts. Expectations have a way of getting me in trouble – not in trouble with others, but with myself. Expectations are preconceived ideas about what something should look like. And whenever there’s a “should” involved, it’s a tip-off that something is amiss! I know – I’ve had first-hand experience with disappointment! The bigger the…

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Invisible fences are an amazing invention. Without the clutter of a fence, they keep your pet from escaping your yard. I admit that I can’t speak from first-hand experience. We’ve been a pet free family, outside of a few beta fish and a hermit crab named Shelly. For those pets, an invisible fence wasn’t necessary.…

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limiting beliefs

Beliefs are powerful – they are able to harness an elephant! That’s remarkable in light of the fact that an adult elephant weighs between 2.5 and 7 tons! If beliefs are able to limit an elephant, imagine how they are limiting you. Elephants have been delighting circus audiences for over a century! You might be…

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Imposter Syndrome

Imposter Syndrome is something even the most successful people suffer from! While in college, and for a time after I graduated, I worked for Merrill Lynch. It was a God-sent opportunity that allowed me to work full time and continuing being a student at Westmont College. As much as I loved the people at Merrill…

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Shift Your Thinking

Your thinking colors far more than you might realize! Not satisfied with the results you’re getting personally or professionally? Time to examine the way you are thinking. Feeling stressed? Time to explore of your thoughts! Dissatisfied with your relationships? Your thoughts are a likely factor there too! Don’t Underestimate the Power of Your Thoughts! I…

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If I had a nickel for every time someone expressed feeling of overwhelmed to me, I’d be a millionaire! Okay, that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but overwhelm has reached epidemic proportion! I bet you’ve felt it a time or two! It’s not a great feeling. It limits your capacity, blocks creativity, and hijacks your…

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What beliefs are affecting how do you measure your day? How are they impacting your productivity? When my husband and I connect over dinner, we often ask each other “How was your day?” My typical answer has been “It was good, BUT I didn’t get everything done!” You see, getting it ALL done was my…

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Ever been to a backwards party before? It’s a real thing I promise – Google it or explore the many ideas on Pinterest! As the name suggests, you want to do everything imaginable backwards for this party whether you are celebrating a birthday, graduation, a promotion, or some other event worthy of celebrating! A few…

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