Solving the Puzzle of Life

Fear Puzzle of Life

Fear complicates your life! Ever feel like life is a puzzle…and a complicated one at that? One of my favorite activities is putting jigsaw puzzles together – the more pieces and the more challenging, the better. It’s an activity that allows my mind to wander and to focus. It brings me joy! Trying to fit…

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Does FEAR Got You Doing Silly Stuff?

Fear

Fear is subtle. It often goes undetected. Operating behind the scenes – the power of fear is substantial! Its sabotaging effects are undermining you personally and professionally. Being afraid is something most don’t want to admit, and yet fear does not discriminate. It Just happens! Have you ever watched a family that’s walking together? They…

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3 Signs That Your Fear Monster is Dwindling

Fear

There is no denying that fear keeps my life small, It keeps me from successfully getting where I want to be and who God created me to be! I know how my Fear Monster holds me back. It messes with my relationships, makes challenges seem insurmountable, and blocks me from boldly walking in all that…

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What’s Your Fear Monster’s Name?

Inside me is a monster; a Fear Monster! Most of the time he slumbers peacefully and goes unnoticed. The monster can hibernate for days, weeks, even months, and then suddenly be awakened! The moment the monster stirs, things begin to spin, I lose perspective, and chaos ensues. This past weekend, the monster was roused and…

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Less Conflict, More Peace

Peace – who doesn’t crave it? The idea of calm, stillness, and tranquility is incredibly appealing! Simply put, peace is the absence of conflict. As I observe those around me during the holidays, or really any time of the year, the vibe is anything but peaceful. Last week, I shared the role your personality plays…

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You Will Find What You Focus On

The first encounter took place while I was safely protected behind the wheel of my car. It was boldly soaking up the sun in the middle of the street right in front of our house – a black snake. Then, my husband had a surprise meet up with the creature in our garage while cleaning…

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Are Your Cravings Feeding Your Fear Monster?

It’s not unusual to have food cravings when you’re pregnant. Pickles and ice cream were not what I craved with I was expecting my first baby. Nor did I crave Cheetos dipped in yogurt, spoonfuls of peanut butter topped with hot sauce, or sand – that’s the strangest pregnancy craving I heard of by far!…

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Is Your Fear Monster Messing With You?

Last week I arrived at a networking event and I was immediately asked to sign a birthday card for a friend. While signing the card, it felt like I had accidentally written on my face. I asked the gal sitting next me to check to see if there was ink on my face. After careful…

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Have You Heard About FOMO?

When happenings are positioned as “once in a lifetime” they are hard to ignore; and when schools close and people take time off work, you realize something big is about to take place. The news plays a part in the frenzy by repeatedly warning the public that highways will be crowded and hotels sold out…

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Stop Feeding Your Fear!

Fire is a destructive force of nature.  It can quickly rage out of control and destroy everything in its path, as witnessed by the many recent wild fires in various parts of the United States. Fighting wild fires – that’s not cheap; in 2012 the cost for fighting fires that consumed 350,000 acres in the…

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