Trust Your Strength

If you’re reading this, you’ve survived everything that life has thrown your way.So far, so good.Now, when are you going to start believing in yourself? In the bible, God told Gideon, “go in the strength that you have.” That’s because God does not put us in situations we aren’t equipped for.But we don’t know this […]

Healthy Mind and Body, Mindset

Be Unstoppable

Is being headstrong a good quality?I say YES! Sometimes, when I was young, I’d have a fit if I was having a hard time with my homework, hitting the right note on my violin, or trying to get the shading just right on an art project.My Gram used to say,“Susie, you can do anything if […]

Developing Great Habits, Mindset

3 Ways to Start Valuing Your Time

The older I get, the more I lean.I lean towards pleasing myself over pleasing others.In other words, I’m learning to value my time.It’s not selfish.It’s smart. It’s healthy. And it’s necessary.These days we busy ourselves volunteering, serving, and saying yes way too much.When my kids were in school, my weekly volunteer hours amounted to a […]

Developing Great Habits, Mindset

Looking For Love

All of my life, I’ve never had a hard time making a friend, finding a job, or locating a parking space.That is my expectation.What you focus on, you find. For years, I’ve been in the habit of being mindful and noticing things.One thing I see no matter where I happen to be, is hearts.The hearts […]

Healthy Mind and Body, Mindset

The Secret to Tackling a Big Project? START

My big dream wasn’t to live in a mansion. I just wanted a new kitchen. About a year ago, I was at my girlfriend’s house, and she shared her plans to remodel the kitchen. They included taking down walls, custom cabinets, granite countertops, and new appliances.I was in the middle of “Marie Kondoing” my entire […]

Goal Setting, Mindset

Winners Never Quit

You know the saying, winners never quit, and quitters never win.Sounds easy enough, but staying in the game is more complicated than it seems.For example, elite athletes can run a marathon in just over 2 hours. 26.2 miles is quite a distance to cover in that amount of time. But do you know what else […]

Goal Setting, Mindset

3 Things to Do When The Odds Are Against You

If it feels like the odds are against you, you might be right. It’s rare for something of value to land in your lap. To accomplish great things, you’re always going to have hurdles. Do not let them discourage you!  Instead, be thankful because, in the end, those hurdles will make us smarter and stronger. […]

Goal Setting, Mindset

Take The Stairs

Yesterday was one brutal hike for me.  The humidity was high, and if my glutes didn’t feel like rubber bands from climbing, my knees and quads were burning from the descent. In six hours, we covered over 12 miles. My feet hurt, I was hot, and lord, was I beat. We arrived at the parking […]

Hiking, Mindset
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