Marvae's Blog

7 Things That Lurk Beneath Excuses

By Marvae Eikanas | February 4, 2020 |

Most girls love slumber parties. I am not most girls. In fact, when I was in elementary school, I gave some pretty crazy excuses for why I was unable to attend the slumber parties I was invited to! In spite of my outgoing nature, I prefer solitude, quiet, and small groups – all the things…

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The Power of Motivation

By Marvae Eikanas | January 28, 2020 |

Sailing works best when the sails are able to harness the wind, enabling the boat to glide across the sea and get where you want to be. In the same way, motivation is the wind that, when harnessed, provides the energy that enables you and the people under you to work more efficiently and ultimately…

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Get Moving! 6 Questions to Help You Create Momentum

By Marvae Eikanas | January 21, 2020 |

My neighborhood is a walker’s paradise. The views are inspiring and the steep hills make for a worthwhile workout. Initially the hills were an effort – I’m not going to lie! They left me a bit breathless and my muscles let me know I’d worked them the next day! Thankfully, navigating the hills has gotten…

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FLOURISH – A Group Coaching Experience To Help You Get Where You Want To Be

By Marvae Eikanas | January 15, 2020 |

FLOURISH is an opportunity to experience coaching, learn, grow, reach your goals, and go deeper into what keeps you from getting where you want to be so you can THRIVE personally and professionally. Sign Up Now! Making The Right Changes Is Not Easy! Let’s be honest, life is changing more rapidly than ever. It’s easy…

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3 Signs That Your Fear Monster is Dwindling

By Marvae Eikanas | January 14, 2020 |

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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4 Changes I’m Making This Year

By Marvae Eikanas | January 7, 2020 |

Change – is it something you welcome, or something you resist? Does the idea of making changes motivate you or make you want to take a nap? I’ll be honest with you. Change has not always been an exciting concept for me. Like most people, I prefer the comfort of doing the same old thing.…

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Solutions to Help You Stress Less

By Marvae Eikanas | December 17, 2019 |

The most wonderful time of year is often the most hectic and demanding time of year! When you combine whatever typically occupies your time eleven months out of the year with the holidays and attempting to reach whatever goals you set for the year in December, it can spell STRESS and leave you filled with…

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5 Secrets to Effective Follow Through

By Marvae Eikanas | December 10, 2019 |

True confession: I’ve struggled to follow through and see projects to their completion. Tucked away in a box is a dress I started that ultimately got too frustrating to finish. That dress was a maternity dress and I haven’t been pregnant for 25 years! I’m embarrassed to say that I was very jazzed about a…

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Change Your Life With Just One Word

By Marvae Eikanas | December 3, 2019 |

Without the responsibility of driving I’m free to watch the world go by. That’s one of the perks to riding shotgun. And when traveling on the freeway, the world goes by at a rapid pace. That’s kind of how I feel as the end of 2019 is near – like the year has zipped on…

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Which of These Four Not-So-Great Attitude Symptoms Do You Have?

By Marvae Eikanas | November 26, 2019 |

A frantic jam-packed life leaves little time to check your attitude and, as I have told my children for years, attitude is everything! It’s that Thanksgiving time of year again! People are hustling to prepare brag-worthy meals. Relatives and treasured friends are frantically traveling by planes, trains, and cars to gather together. Others are relishing…

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