Marvae's Blog

The Five Truly Important Facets of Life

By Marvae Eikanas | August 1, 2023 |

Life – minding the many aspects of life is necessary, but certainly not easy! In the hustle and bustle of life, pausing to assess critical areas often get overlooked! There are a variety of ways to assess an individual – personality assessments like DISC or the Enneagram; Career assessments like Career Direct, StrengthFinders, Sparektypes, HBDI/thinking…

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Success and Learning to Trust the Process

By Marvae Eikanas | July 25, 2023 |
Trust The Process

“Trust the process” was a phrase that was repeated over and over again during my initial coach training. It was a reminder to surrender to the various steps that were being taught even when they didn’t make sense and believing that in the end, everything would become clear. Guess what, it did! Trust the process…

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The Wonderful And Crazy Thing About Contentment

By Marvae Eikanas | July 18, 2023 |

Contentment – seems to be elusive in today’s society. Would you describe yourself as content? If you’ve ever observed a sleeping baby, they are a beautiful example of contentment. As I’ve had the privilege of watching each of my six grandchildren sleep when they were babies, it has always captivated me! They exhibit a special…

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Why You Bite Off More Than You Can Chew & What to Do!

By Marvae Eikanas | July 11, 2023 |
Over-committed. Bit off more than you can chew.

Over-committed? Do you find yourself taking on too much – biting off more than you can chew? Me too! That was my norm: always taking on more and more. It left me feeling stressed, depleted, and resentful. Remember the game Chubby Bunny where you keep putting more and more marshmallows into your mouth until you…

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The Truth About Freedom and Living Free

By Marvae Eikanas | July 4, 2023 |

Where in your life do you need freedom? Freedom is something I’d taken for granted until the summer of 1982 when I entered Moscow, Russia by train. Communist Russia or the USSR. Before being allowed to exit the train, everything was searched. Everything! My magazines, summer reads, and all other random hints of western life…

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Renovate Your Life & Make It Beautiful

By Marvae Eikanas | June 27, 2023 |
Renovate Your LIfe

Is your life beautiful? Renovating – it’s been the theme of our lives for nearly ten years! When my husband and I bought our current home, we knew serious projects were in our future. Immediately after closing, we met our contractor at our house and the renovations began with adding and removing walls. Next, we…

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Stop Hesitating and Let Go

By Marvae Eikanas | June 20, 2023 |

What do you need to let go of? Is there something you are hesitating to release? For there to be space for what’s better and potentially more valuable, you have to let go of what’s got your focus now. Not long ago, my grands and I were enjoying a delightful day at a playground. All…

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Nurturing The Brilliant Creative Genius In You!

By Marvae Eikanas | June 13, 2023 |

There’s a brilliant and creative genius inside of YOU! Do you view yourself as a creative person or do you feel like you were overlooked when creative genes were passed out? Consider how some have defined creativity: “Creativity is an idea that is novel, good, and useful.” – Michael Grybko “Creativity is seeing and communicating…

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Being A More Connected AND Successful Leader

By Marvae Eikanas | June 6, 2023 |
Connected Leader

Leaders – what makes them successful? When I ask what makes a leader great, I get a list of wonderful characteristics, all of which are important. However, being “connected” is rarely a part of that list. In order to lead, others must follow. And people who feel disconnected from you are unlikely to follow. God…

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Common Beliefs That Hold YOU Back

By Marvae Eikanas | May 30, 2023 |
Limiting Beliefs

Your beliefs, including your limiting beliefs, are influencing you every day! While often running in the background unnoticed, your beliefs are hard at work helping or hurting you in profound ways. Those beliefs that are hurting are limiting beliefs. They are birthed out of your experiences and are intended to protect you from pain. Limiting…

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