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7 Things That Lurk Beneath Excuses

By Marvae Eikanas | July 28, 2014 |

Back when I was in elementary school, I was invited to a slumber party to celebrate a friend’s birthday. Most girls love slumber parties. I am not most girls. In spite of my outgoing nature, I actually appreciate solitude, and quiet, small groups – all the things that a slumber party is not. So rather…

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Get Moving! 6 Questions to Help You Create Momentum

By Marvae Eikanas | July 15, 2014 |

My neighborhood is a walker’s paradise. The views are inspiring and the steep hills a challenging workout. Initially the hills were an effort. They left me huffing. Navigating the hills daily it has gotten easier, and I have learned a few things in the process: In order to get up the hill you have to…

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Are You a Fighter?

By Marvae Eikanas | July 1, 2014 |

Last year my “One Word” was proactive. As the year progressed, it became clear that God had chosen that word for me. He knew I would be facing a variety of circumstances that would require me to be decisive and take action. It was a powerful learning experience. Rarely is God satisfied with a single…

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Confused by Coaching? 12 Reasons Coaching Could be for You.

By Marvae Eikanas | June 25, 2014 |

Despite the ever-increasing number of life coaches in the world, most people nod and smile when I tell them I am a Certified Christian Life Coach. They have a vague idea of what a coach does, maybe. To be honest, prior to my training and certification process, my own knowledge was a little fuzzy. I…

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Take the Wheel; Driving Your Own Life

By Marvae Eikanas | May 24, 2014 |

On my 16th birthday, I passed my driving test and earned my driver’s license. It was my ticket to independence, and I was elated! Along with the independence came responsibility: abiding by traffic laws, maintaining a car, filling it with gas and getting a job to make it all possible. Suddenly life was a little…

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6 Ways to Brighten Dark Days

By Marvae Eikanas | May 20, 2014 |

The sun was streaming through my office windows with gusto, but my day was dark! At every turn my efforts were halted by obstacles. Everything seemed to be going wrong. I felt boxed in by darkness. I was exhausted. My dark day reminded me that just because I am passionately following my dreams and calling…

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Three Things to Remember in Chaotic Times

By Marvae Eikanas | April 23, 2014 |

We have successfully moved, and I am surrounded by a sea of boxes. They ebb and flow like the tide as we open them to search for things only to discover that whatever we were after was not in that box. A new stack grows. And in some places things can’t be put away at…

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An Overwhelmed Coach’s Confession

By Marvae Eikanas | April 11, 2014 |

Even a Certified Professional Life Coach gets overwhelmed sometimes! Right now I am in the process of downsizing and moving to a new state. Sorting through everything we have accumulated in the last 28 years with three kids has been overwhelming. What do you keep? What do you pack? How will it all fit in…

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What’s Around the Edge?

By Marvae Eikanas | April 7, 2014 |

Ever feel like the fast forward button has been pushed? Even with all the advanced technology it seems like more and more must fit into a day. The days of rocking on the front porch, sipping tea and shooting the breeze is a thing of the past – or is it? No matter how demanding…

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Solving the Puzzle of Life

By Marvae Eikanas | March 31, 2014 |

Putting puzzles together in my spare time is one of my favorite activities; the more pieces and the more challenging, the better. It allows my mind to focus on the task at hand and to wander and ponder all at the same time. In keeping with the kind of person that I am, I have…

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