Marvae's Blog

7 Ways to Sabotage Your Big Dream

By Marvae Eikanas | May 12, 2015 |

In my free time, being creative brings me joy. Time has a way of slipping away unnoticed as I put paint to canvas or assemble a project. My mind has time to process while my hands stay busy. My schedule has left little time for my creative endeavors. That’s why I set aside time on…

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Life Out Of Alignment – What’s it Costing You?

By Marvae Eikanas | May 5, 2015 |

Driving a car that is out of alignment can be exhausting. Have you experienced it -wrestling with the wheel to compensate for the pull in one direction or the other? What about the annoying vibrations in the steering wheel or the incessant shaking? By the time you arrive at your destination, you are worn out…

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18 Ways to Put the Kibosh on Stress

By Marvae Eikanas | April 21, 2015 |

Can I let you in on a little secret? Sometimes this coach gets stressed! You see, I have ambitious goals. I thrive on moving full speed ahead to reach my goals. As I am moving forward in my intense determined way, there are some things that can send me spinning into stress: Lack of margin…

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12 Tips to More Productive Work Days

By Marvae Eikanas | March 24, 2015 |

Vacations are wonderful. They provide down time, new experiences and the chance to do life at a different rhythm. I always come back full of ideas and excited to get back to work. Unfortunately, vacations only happen a few times a year. Weekends, on the other hand, happen at the end of every week! Weekends…

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5 Lessons I am Learning in Limbo

By Marvae Eikanas | March 10, 2015 |

Lately I have had that limbo feeling: that bent over backwards and awkwardly inching my way to where I am going. It is an uncomfortable, challenging, and stretching experience. Perhaps even entertaining to watch from afar! We have now been working on our house for almost a year. I have several business projects that have…

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Communication is the Key!

By Marvae Eikanas | February 10, 2015 |

Buckled in, I had nowhere to go. It only took a few minutes to figure out that the man sitting next to me on my flight home had a lot on his mind. He began by celebrating the fact that he was able to score a seat closer to the front of the plane –…

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How Hungry Are You?

By Marvae Eikanas | January 13, 2015 |

Being hungry makes me very cranky! I get quiet, my brain stops working, and it is hard to concentrate. I get shaky and feel like a big ugly bear foraging for food. The people around me start running for cover. It is not a pretty sight! During our first year of marriage, my hunger issues…

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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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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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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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