Marvae's Blog

Surviving the Ups & Downs of Life

By Marvae Eikanas | January 10, 2023 |

Life is full of ups and downs! The last couple of years have had more than their fair share. Prior to 2020, I don’t remember a time when the ups and downs have been so universal! It is common knowledge that there will be ups and downs in life, but somehow that doesn’t make navigating…

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Success! Make This Your Best Year Yet!

By Marvae Eikanas | January 3, 2023 |

Success is achieving the outcomes you desire, whatever those outcomes are for you. Where would you like to be at the end of this year in the key areas of your life? Career/ Business/ Purpose Relationships Finances Personally / Professionally – your growth and development goals Emotionally Physically Spiritually Rejuvenating aspirations – adding fun, leisure,…

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Is What You Are Doing Sustainable?

By Marvae Eikanas | December 20, 2022 |
Sustainable life

What’s sustainable today won’t be sustainable tomorrow. Life is always changing and new responsibilities are continuously being added to your list of things to accomplish both personally and professionally. And eliminating responsibilities – that rarely happens! It doesn’t take long before what’s on your plate feels burdensome and overwhelming. One of the many beautiful aspects…

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Amazing Results All Because of “One Word”

By Marvae Eikanas | December 13, 2022 |
One Word

“One Word” – it’s hard to believe that I’ve been practicing that for ten years now! You would think after doing something for so long it would become stale, but my One Word adventure was anything but stale this year! If the concept of “One Word” is new to you, it’s simply choosing a single…

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Release the Super Creative Beast In YOU!

By Marvae Eikanas | December 6, 2022 |

Wildly creative – is that how you describe yourself? Creativity is that little something extra that brings zest and flavor to just about everything including tasks, experiences, relationships, and so much more! One of the hallmarks of a great leader is their ability to provide a clear, compelling vision and innovative solutions to problems. Or…

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The Bliss of A Delightfully Balanced Life

By Marvae Eikanas | November 29, 2022 |

What does a balanced life look like for you? The last few months have been unusually full for me between work and some major renovations on our home.  The extra activity has been stretching. It’s forced me to let go of some very good things in order to maintain balance in my life – space…

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6 Reasons You Don’t Feel Grateful

By Marvae Eikanas | November 22, 2022 |

Grateful people are delightful to be around! When you don’t feel grateful, you tend to be dissatisfied, critical, and take things for granted. When people are ungrateful, we tend to shy away from them. Gratitude is an emotion and a feeling. And gratitude is something to be practiced, a habit you choose to engage in.…

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Preschoolers Do This Better Than Most Leaders!

By Marvae Eikanas | November 15, 2022 |
Leadership Questions

Questions, questions, and more questions! If you’ve spent any time with preschoolers, you know that they are full of questions! The question preschoolers ask most frequently: “Why?” It’s a short and sweet question that often requires deep thought before responding. Sometimes it’s difficult to know how to articulate “the why” in terms that a preschooler…

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12 Sneaky Ways Fear Runs Your Life

By Marvae Eikanas | November 8, 2022 |

Fear doesn’t discriminate. If you are human, you’ve grappled with it. There are phobia fears like… Flying Public speaking Heights Spiders Snakes Mice Death Commitment Pain Small cramped or crowded spaces Thunder & Lightning And there are fears that are birthed out of your imagination – beliefs that lurk in the background and limit you…

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10 Tips To Help You Navigate Change

By Marvae Eikanas | November 1, 2022 |

Change is like rock climbing. For some, scaling a rock wall is no big deal. It’s a welcome adrenaline rush – something to be relished. For others, just thinking about rock climbing causes you to break out in a sweat! Rock climbing is something you would avoid at all costs. Change, like rock climbing, often…

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