PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

We get one ride on this crazy rollercoaster of life.
It can be wonderful and terrible and scary.
Some days we soar effortlessly above the clouds.
Some days we trudge through trenches.
And every day we get the same beautiful gift- the chance to do it all over again.

Practical Guide to Successful Goal Setting

Practical Guide to Successful Goal Setting

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How to Stop Spinning Your Wheels and Actually Reach Your Goals Do you remember your New Year’s resolution?  Did you even make a resolution this year?  If your answer is “Absolutely, this is the year I am going to get in shape!” you have a lot of company.  About half (45%) of us like to […]

The Power of Saying "No"

The Power of Saying “No”

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Let’s be honest.  How often do we find ourselves agreeing to take on extra work, attend events or participate in activities we don’t particularly enjoy. Simply because we did not feel comfortable saying “no”. The act of saying “no” is powerful.  Saying “no” is one of the first tools children use to assert personal autonomy.  […]

The Boring Secret to Being Happy

The Boring Secret to Being Happy

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Are you happy?  Are you pursuing a goal that you believe will make you happy once you achieve it?  Maybe you have thought “once I receive that promotion, lose weight, find a great partner – then I will be happy!”   Only to get the promotion, lose the weight, find the partner – and still find […]

The Expectation Trap

The Expectation Trap

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“I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.” ― Bruce Lee Striving to meet the expectations of others can be a positive motivating force. When our own aspirations are in sync with meeting the high expectations of others it can result […]