It was 5:30pm on a Saturday night. I was getting dressed and hair done to go to a social with some friends at the church. I tried on three different combinations of outfits to wear and felt dumpy in all of them. I didn’t have confidence in any of my choices and felt my stress levels rising. I finally… Read More »
Are you facing another January thinking, “This year I want to lose 15+lbs”? If not, congratulations on beating the bulge! If so, NOW IS THE TIME to do it! Let me light a little fire under you and encourage you to get started! Some of us (including me) need a little push to “Just do… Read More »
I am growing tired of receiving emails in my in-box or telemarketing calls or even people stopping by my door to sell me something. I get “business”. At its core, business is about making money. If you’re not making money, you’re doing “bad business”. However, I really despise sales pitches and being told why I… Read More »
We have one shot at this life. For some of us, we will live into our 90’s. For others, this could be our last week with an unexpected ending just around the corner. Many of us live like we have plenty of time to change our lives – to be better, do something more meaningful,… Read More »
When I was a young adult, I was so set on proving to everyone that I was smart and capable and good. Truthfully, there were many things I didn’t know, but I didn’t want to appear dumb or uneducated, so I pretended I knew….everything! HAHA!!! I was so prideful and insecure. I didn’t want anyone… Read More »
When you rise to start your day, what anchors you for how you will live that day? Many people are off to the races from the moment their feet hit the floor. Some grab their phones to check emails or Facebook before they even throw off the covers. How often do we rush into our… Read More »
I have decided that I’m going to live life simply trying to give it my best shot! I mean, why do we wait for others to give us some sort of permission before we step out and do what we feel we’re called to do? What if we took the initiative? I’ve heard many say… Read More »
If you cannot trust any part of your own heart or mind or inner senses, what is left? Yes, trust God…but how do you know what you think you believe is true if you are the ultimate deceiver? Insanity besets you… Instead, we must TAKE BACK responsibility for our own lives! We must stop surrendering our personal power to others, assuming others have it right and we are mistaken.
I ran across an old blog from 2011, when I was training for the Chicago Marathon. Perhaps it will bring you a bit of inspiration to go for a dream…a BIG dream! Cheers! Click on the picture to be re-routed to my blog with Team in Training.
It is summertime in Illinois and the temperatures have been in the 90’s this last week. It’s hot out there! Everything is still green and lush and alive with the summer colors, but… if we don’t get enough rain, things will start to die. The summer heat will beat down on the earth and deplete… Read More »