Marquita Herald

Author, blogger, traveler, Maui girl, Introvert and lover of wine, road trips, peanut butter cookies and a dog named Lucy. I write about emotional resilience.

When Was The Last Time You Evaluated Your Priorities?

Written by on June 19, 2017 in Accountability, Self-Awareness with 26 Comments
When Was The Last Time You Evaluated Your Priorities?

Can you remember what your priorities were 10 years ago? There would have been fundamental issues of course like family, a home, your health and achieving success in your chosen field. Maybe you were still searching for your purpose in life, dreamt of taking a year off to travel or starting your own business. Chances […]

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To Increase Your Adaptability Make It Personal

Written by on June 4, 2017 in Adaptability with 45 Comments
To Increase Your Adaptability Make It Personal

~ Adaptability may not be a word we use very often, but it is a skill that has the potential to influence your happiness, health, stress level and overall well-being. Chances are you’re already pretty adaptable when it comes to making small adjustments in your day-to-day life … the restaurant is out of the item […]

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Reflections on the Willingness to Risk

Written by on November 17, 2016 in Breaking Barriers, Quotations with 36 Comments
Reflections on the Willingness to Risk

 ~ I think most will agree that it takes courage to risk, but what it means to take a flyer into the unknown will inherently vary for each of us. For some it’s a risk to ask for what they want, to express an honest opinion, to try something new, to give their all to […]

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Why We Need Humor More Than Ever

Written by on November 9, 2016 in Adaptability, Breaking Barriers with 57 Comments
Why We Need Humor More Than Ever

When you’ve been blindsided by a crisis or find yourself facing unwelcome change, having someone tell you to lighten up or look for the humor in your situation may be the last thing you want to hear … but it may be just what you to need to hear. During times of stress and uncertainty, it’s […]

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How to Build Your Capacity to Manage Adversity

Written by on October 9, 2016 in Accountability, Sense of Purpose with 42 Comments
How to Build Your Capacity to Manage Adversity

~ It does not discriminate. We can neither deny nor avoid it no matter how smart we are, how optimistic, or how much money or resources we may have, at some point in each of our lives we will come face to face with adversity. You may not always have the luxury of choosing the […]

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How to Stop Living on Excuses

Written by on June 20, 2016 in Accountability, Self-Awareness with 42 Comments
How to Stop Living on Excuses

“Where did the day go?! I really meant to exercise but I was just so tired, and wouldn’t you know, my boss threw an extra assignment on my desk, and then I had to go out to lunch with the gang from work because, well you know how it is. Anyway, with all that, getting […]

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