Goals

What Everyone Should Know About Setting Goals

There are two ways to approach a road trip. You can pack up your suitcases, load up the car, fill your car up with gas, and see where life takes you. Or you can be more intentional, pick a destination, plan out a route, determine how far you will go each day, what activities you…

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A Blank Canvas

There’s a certain thrill in transforming a blank canvas into a work of art. The process of playing with colors and textures to turn an empty page into something wonderful is exhilarating. It doesn’t matter if I’m painting solo or attending a class with friends where an artist is guiding me through the process, painting…

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Inspiration from Rio

Growing up, my family had a tiny, and I mean tiny, black and white television that mostly lived in the closet. Assuming all went well in a week, we were allowed a whopping hour of TV – an hour my siblings and I chose very carefully! And then there were those years when the Olympics…

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Sustainability – The Key to Avoiding Dashed Dreams

These days, we hear a lot about sustainability and living a green lifestyle. Being wasteful is frowned on while being efficient is celebrated. The driving force behind sustainability is a better future. Sustainability applies to your dreams too! It is a significant factor when it comes to pursuing your purpose, big dream, or giant goals!…

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What is Your Soul Feasting On?

What are you feeding your soul – that part of you that makes you, you? I have a hunch – you have not thought about that question in a long time, if ever. So let me ask you this: Are you feeling energized and ready to take on the world? Or are you feeling zapped,…

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What Climbing Pyramids Taught Me About Goals

Reaching goals is challenging business, especially if you are attempting to reach a stretch goal! Whatever stretches you will be outside your comfort zone. Breaking out of that comfortable place is no easy task! A couple of years ago my husband and I had the opportunity to visit Ek Balam – a recently opened Mayan…

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Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

It’s a new year and a plethora of opportunities lie ahead. As a driven person, the prospects are energizing! If I am honest, there are also some unresolved challenges lingering in my life. While I have made significant strides and I am inhaler free, I have not yet arrived where I want to be with…

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7 Steps to Making 2016 Your Best Year Yet!

What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from. – T.S. Eliot How you bring 2015 to a close matters as much as how you welcome 2016. With the Christmas hustle behind me, I have begun contemplating the…

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Driving Stick and Chasing Dreams: 6 Lessons Learned

Learning to drive is a liberating and slightly terrifying experience. It is one of the first steps on the road to adulthood and future freedom. Like many teens, I eagerly went to the DMV on my 16th birthday to get my driver’s license. And, yes, I did go home with the treasured temporary card in…

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It’s Never Too Late for a Fabulous Finish

So far, 2015 has been an eventful year. My husband and I have enjoyed several trips including a recent a sun filled week in Mexico, finished our basement, and become grandparents! Even good things can be happy distractions – things that keep you from being as intentional as you might like to be when it…

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