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Words Are Powerful In Your Life

By Marvae Eikanas | May 9, 2023 |

Words are fascinating! Like seeds, they are seemingly small and unassuming yet are brimming with potential. Some seeds produce incredible beauty, some produce the sustenance we count on, some others produce pesky weeds! Like seeds, your words have powerful potential. They have the potential to speak life or death, to nourish those around you or…

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20 Amazing Reasons To Take More Risks

By Marvae Eikanas | May 2, 2023 |

Taking risks is scary. However, when you avoid taking risks, you rarely get the results you are after. In fact, playing it safe is often very risky business! What is Risk? Risk is perceived exposure to danger or loss, the perceived probability of something negative happening. When you consider doing something risky what bubbles up…

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Failing: The Best Stepping Stone To Success

By Marvae Eikanas | April 25, 2023 |
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Failing is inevitable in the pursuit of something grand! We don’t like failing, yet the process of achieving something significant requires you to stretch, experiment, and venture into the unknown – all of which make you vulnerable to failing. The more you resist failing, the more succeeding becomes illusive. Kids don’t think twice about attempting…

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Rare Qualities That Make Leaders Outstanding

By Marvae Eikanas | April 18, 2023 |
Rare Leaders Who Stand Out

Leaders – what makes one stand out in a sea of other leaders? It’s the rare qualities they possess! Leading is complex role that requires a multitude of skills no matter what role you lead in – as a parent, small business owner, or the president of the United States! The prerequisite to leading others…

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10 Ways To Manage Your Time Successfully

By Marvae Eikanas | April 11, 2023 |

Time – the older I get the quicker time seems to pass. I think that’s in part because I realize more now than ever just how valuable every minute is. There’s so much more that I want to accomplish and experience in my life. I’m always on the lookout for ways to maximize my time.…

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The Beauty of A Well Nourished Soul!

By Marvae Eikanas | April 4, 2023 |
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Your soul – your mind, will, and emotions – is what makes you you! How are you nourishing your soul? The last couple of weeks have been interesting for me. A loss of someone in my life with Lyme disease which brought up so many emotions having suffered from the complex disease myself. Immense gratitude…

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How To Rest Your Way To Success

By Marvae Eikanas | March 28, 2023 |

Sleep and rest – Oh how I’ve come to appreciate both! In my younger and more foolish days, I skimped on sleep and rarely stopped doing. Some of that was the byproduct of being mom – I know many of you relate. Kids have a knack for disturbing your sleep and rousing you at the…

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Time To Tidy Up Your Life?

By Marvae Eikanas | March 21, 2023 |

Your life – what would it be like if it was free of clutter? Life is fast paced and full with little time to tidy up. More and more gets added over time while your days remain a steady 24 hours. As a result, key areas of life get crowded out, clutter collects, and the…

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The Super Surprising Source of Your Stress

By Marvae Eikanas | March 14, 2023 |

Stress isn’t a bad thing. A certain amount of pressure is actually beneficial. Too much stress for too long – that’s costly. That’s when stress is no longer your friend. The question is, do you know what that beneficial amount of stress is? Contributing to a steady state of too much stress is the notion…

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Are You A Work Hoarder?

By Marvae Eikanas | March 7, 2023 |

Delegating is a necessary skill. When it comes to delegating how would you rate yourself? The opposite of delegating – I call that work hoarding. To hoard is to accumulate; to collect. It’s often done on the sly. Maybe you’ve seen the show “Hoarders: Buried Alive” on TLC. If you haven’t seen the show, let…

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