Marvae's Blog

Do You Dare to Renovate?

By Marvae Eikanas | October 11, 2016 |

I am hooked on renovation shows! Watching an ugly, outdated, and impractical layout transformed into an amazing workable space is mesmerizing! It makes change exciting! Not only do I appreciate the vision, creativity, and ingenuity it takes, I admire it. Some of my favorite renovation shows include The Property Brothers, Flip or Flop, and Fixer…

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6 Steps to Standing Out as a Leader

By Marvae Eikanas | October 4, 2016 |

Mrs. Jacoby – that’s what my aunt used to call me when I was a little girl. It was her good natured way of saying I was a bit bossy and big for my britches. Later, I attended college not far from where she lived, allowing us to enjoy more time together. Whenever that “large…

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What Are You Focused On: Sowing or Harvesting?

By Marvae Eikanas | September 13, 2016 |

Soon the days will shorten and the thick, humid air of summer will turn brisk. It will be fall! Harvest time! Some of my favorites will be ripe and ready: apples, pumpkins, squash, beets, and more! Who doesn’t enjoy the excitement of harvesting fresh fruits and vegetables and indulging in their wonderful flavors? Next door…

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Inspiration from Rio

By Marvae Eikanas | August 16, 2016 |

Growing up, my family had a tiny, and I mean tiny, black and white television that mostly lived in the closet. Assuming all went well in a week, we were allowed a whopping hour of TV – an hour my siblings and I chose very carefully! And then there were those years when the Olympics…

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What is Your Soul Feasting On?

By Marvae Eikanas | March 29, 2016 |

What are you feeding your soul – that part of you that makes you, you? I have a hunch – you have not thought about that question in a long time, if ever. So let me ask you this: Are you feeling energized and ready to take on the world? Or are you feeling zapped,…

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Be Your “Best Self”

By Marvae Eikanas | December 15, 2015 |

Recently, I was reading a blog by Brendon Burchard, who has been featured on Oprah, in which he suggested that one of the ways to move towards your dreams is to be your “best self” in each situation. As I pondered the “best self” idea I realized that it had power and that it was…

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