Reflections on the Connection Between Attitude and Aging

Reflections on the Connection Between Attitude and Aging

Written by on April 24, 2017 in Breaking Barriers, Quotations with 1 Comment

~ How young do you feel? With age, we mature into adults who somehow manage to maintain sanity while juggling work, commitment overload, relationships, and task lists that have a way of taking on a life of their own. But maturing does not mandate growing old mentally or emotionally, in fact, it is possible to […]

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The Secret to Embracing Life’s Unexpected Detours

The Secret to Embracing Life’s Unexpected Detours

Written by on April 18, 2017 in Adaptability, Self Awareness with 18 Comments

~ If life has taught me anything it’s not to get too comfortable with where I am or the path I’ve mapped out for the future, because no one goes untouched by bumps in the road or unexpected detours. But just because we hit an unforeseen turn of events doesn’t mean we are powerless because […]

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Maybe We Shouldn’t Be So Quick to Reveal Our Dreams

Maybe We Shouldn’t Be So Quick to Reveal Our Dreams

Written by on April 11, 2017 in Accountability, Confidence with 41 Comments

~ Advice on how to achieve your goals will naturally vary depending on what you’re hoping to accomplish, but the one step that nearly everyone recommends is that you share them with others. After all, what’s not to like about the notion of being surrounded by enthusiastic supporters who believe in you and stand ready […]

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The Empowering Effect of Sharing Your Story

The Empowering Effect of Sharing Your Story

Written by on April 4, 2017 in Sense of Purpose with 31 Comments

~ We all have stories about good times and bad, how we’ve struggled to find answers where there were none, overcome hardship and heartache, and discovered the secrets to some of our life’s greatest joys. My personal favorites almost always begin with “I still can’t believe I actually did that!” Of course, most of us […]

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Problems: Love ’em or Hate ’em, We’ve All Got Them

Problems: Love ’em or Hate ’em, We’ve All Got Them

Written by on March 27, 2017 in Accountability, Quotations with 21 Comments

~ Last week was a doozy; one of those low points in the roller coaster ride of life when every day brought a new problem to tackle. Of course, being the perennial optimist that I am, I didn’t call them problems, at least not at first. It went something like this. Monday began with a […]

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Understanding Our Need For Control

Understanding Our Need For Control

Written by on March 21, 2017 in Breaking Barriers, Self Awareness with 32 Comments

~ Every day we face circumstances that test our nerves and ability to keep our life on course, from traffic jams and the weather to unexpected change, and the inexplicable behavior of others. For some, there will be larger life events, a health crisis, physical injury, or the loss of a loved one. The nature […]

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