Marvae's Blog

8 Ways to Sabotage Your Amazing Big Dream

By Marvae Eikanas | June 1, 2021 |
Dream Sabotage

What’s your big dream – that thing you truly long for? Maybe it’s something so big that you’ve yet to articulate it out loud. Dreams are personal. They come in all shapes and sizes. And they hold a special place in your heart. Your dream might be to… Start a business Get a promotion Lead…

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Does FEAR Got You Doing Silly Stuff?

By Marvae Eikanas | May 25, 2021 |

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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Don’t Miss the Valuable Lessons While Waiting

By Marvae Eikanas | May 18, 2021 |
waiting - limbo

Waiting is hard! The more you want something, the harder it is to wait. As a child, my oldest son was quite a pill leading up to Christmas. As the anticipation and excitement of Christmas Day grew closer and closer, the harder and harder it was for him to behave. The waiting was quite a…

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9 Things You Need to Release & Let Go!

By Marvae Eikanas | May 12, 2021 |
let it go

Letting go is scary. It means leaving behind the familiar and embracing the unknown. There is the potential for loss, pain, and void. Letting go is about trusting God. After my children went left for college, my husband and I decided it was time to down size. This meant selling a house that we had…

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Successfully Dealing With Your Fear of Success

By Marvae Eikanas | May 4, 2021 |
Fear of Success

Fear of success is subtle – you might not even be aware of it. The fear of failure on the other hand – it’s more obvious; something you are more likely to admit. After all, nobody wants to fail? We see others and their strengths, accomplishments, and successes, but you have no idea what their…

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10 Really Easy Ways To Strengthen Your Boundaries

By Marvae Eikanas | April 27, 2021 |

Boundaries are for your benefit and protection! Without boundaries, you are in danger of becoming emotionally drained, injuring your self-esteem, and operating in a dependent way. If you want to THRIVE personally and professionally, you must define and maintain your boundaries. I’ve been driving Subaru’s for years! I love my Outback. It’s equipped with EyeSight®…

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Breaking Free From Your Limiting Beliefs

By Marvae Eikanas | April 20, 2021 |
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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The Truth About Why You Keep Procrastinating

By Marvae Eikanas | April 13, 2021 |

Procrastinating – it’s a vicious cycle. The more you put something off, the more you dread it. And sadly, putting something off never makes it easier! Saving for retirement provides a concrete example of what procrastinating costs you. It’s no secret that the earlier you start saving for retirement, the better off you’ll be. Starting…

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The Secret To Making Friends With Failure

By Marvae Eikanas | April 6, 2021 |

Have you made friends with failure? While at a meeting with other leaders some years ago, I had an interesting conversation about failure. “How do you feel about failure?” my fellow leader asked. “I do not like to fail. I avoid it at all costs.” I adamantly replied. My response was met with a big…

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10 More Terrific Ways To A Happier Life

By Marvae Eikanas | March 30, 2021 |
Happiness, Happy Man

Do what makes you happy! That’s the phrase I’ve heard repeatedly since writing my first blog on happiness. I’ve heard the phrase again and again on TV, in movies, online, and in books. Here’s the thing: doing what brings you pleasure in the moment rarely offers sustaining happiness. In fact, often times there are some…

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