Marvae's Blog

Do You Have A Poverty Mentality?

By Marvae Eikanas | August 31, 2021 |

Poverty is real. Did you know that 689 million people live in extreme poverty worldwide, many surviving on less than $1.90 a day? According to, in the United States 42,510,843 people lived in poverty in 2019. That’s 13.4%. These figures are expected to dramatically increase as a result of the pandemic. I don’t want…

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Your Disappointments – What’s The Cure?

By Marvae Eikanas | August 24, 2021 |

Disappointment hurts. Expectations have a way of getting me in trouble – not in trouble with others, but with myself. Expectations are preconceived ideas about what something should look like. And whenever there’s a “should” involved, it’s a tip-off that something is amiss! I know – I’ve had first-hand experience with disappointment! The bigger the…

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Does Your Invisible Fence Got You Stuck?

By Marvae Eikanas | August 17, 2021 |

Invisible fences are an amazing invention. Without the clutter of a fence, they keep your pet from escaping your yard. I admit that I can’t speak from first-hand experience. We’ve been a pet free family, outside of a few beta fish and a hermit crab named Shelly. For those pets, an invisible fence wasn’t necessary.…

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Here’s The Truth About Clarity!

By Marvae Eikanas | August 10, 2021 |

There’s a lot of buzz about clarity – especially in my coaching world. On the surface, clarity seems like an honorable pursuit. However, lurking beneath the surface are some enticing myths – beliefs about clarity that may not be serving you! Clarity: The state of being (CRYSTAL) clear. Seeking clarity is a little like searching…

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Your Identity – It’s Who’s You Are!

By Marvae Eikanas | August 3, 2021 |
Aoption - Identity

Identity is powerful. It is who you are. Identity colors your relationships and your work. It influences how you connect with God. It’s effects are far reaching – they touch every aspect of your life. As the song suggests, it’s common to be “Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places.” We often seek identity…

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7 Happy Benefits To Playing More At Work!

By Marvae Eikanas | July 27, 2021 |
Recess-Play at work

PLAYING, is it still a part of your life? Your work? Remember the good ole days – back when you were in elementary school? What your favorite subject? Whether it was math, reading, science, or something else, I bet you eagerly looked forward to recess! As a kid, recess was a chance to mingle with…

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Yes! Lots More Positive PLEASE!

By Marvae Eikanas | July 20, 2021 |

Who doesn’t crave a little more positive in their life or work? I know I do! ? Stewardship is one of my Top 5 values. It encompasses a lot for me, including stewarding my time, money, resources, and my health. Exercise, proper rest, a positive mindset, healthy habits, and nutritious eating all add up to…

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Ask GREAT Questions & See What Happens

By Marvae Eikanas | July 13, 2021 |
Questions- Self-Talk

Have you been paying attention to the questions you’ve been asking yourself lately? I talk to myself. Yes! It’s true. I bet you do too! Sometimes it’s a conversation in my head; other times its actual words spoken out loud. These conversations take place in the car, while doing chores around the house, even on…

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Is Your Beautiful Life Out of Alignment?

By Marvae Eikanas | July 6, 2021 |

Your beautiful life…could it be out of alignment? Has life been a little bumpy lately? When your car is out of alignment, driving is exhausting! Extra energy is needed to compensate for the pull in one direction or the other. The annoying vibrations in the steering wheel is enough to drive you crazy, not to…

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Be A GREAT Leader With YOUR Personality!

By Marvae Eikanas | June 29, 2021 |
DISC Leadership

Contrary to what you might think, being a great leader doesn’t depend on having a particular personality. However, your personality does impact how you lead! When you think of GREAT leaders, who comes to mind? Big names associated with leadership like John Maxwell, Simon Sinek, or the late Stephen Covey? Or possibly one of the…

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