Even if you don’t feel like it!

I want to get this out of the way first, so that your mind can be clear to take in this message. Yes, there are times when not following through is the right thing to do. Yes, I am all for you listening to yourself and taking care of yourself. Yes, I am all for … Continued

Time for a Challenge!

Okay– you’ve made it through 4 months of 2023! ┬áMay and spring are here! I am proposing that you set yourself up on a challenge or maybe even two, to start the new month! What will your challenge be? –Do something differently than you usually do. –Do something you have never done before. –Do something … Continued

Effortful to Effortless

Just for review- the definition of effort– a vigorous or determined attempt. This month of March I have been talking about choosing a challenge, taking effort you are using in areas that are not benefitting you in any good way and diverting it to the challenge and looking forward to creating more energy both by … Continued

How to Live Life More Fully? It Takes Effort!

If you’re following along this month, I am challenging you- to challenge yourself! (read the post previous to this one.) One word that keeps coming up for me is the word effort. It takes effort! In this world of everything at our fingertips and many tending toward making the choice of least effort, this idea … Continued

Align with a Challenge

This morning I did my grand finale Live on Instagram for Your Year of Transformation- part of the message I shared was about how great taking on a challenge can be- especially right now. We have plenty of challenges coming to us, unasked for! I think we can all agree, this is life. I like … Continued

Challenges are Life

As I reflected on my January 2022, I asked myself- what was the word I would use to sum that month up? My word: Challenging I like challenges! Usually the self imposed ones, though! January seemed to be filled with challenges NOT of my choosing- LOL. You know what I mean. The used the Serenity … Continued

It’s Gratitude Challenge 2020 Time!

I was teaching a class on the Character Strength of Zest today- something that is hard to come by these days. Zest is described as approaching life with excitement and energy, not doing things halfway or halfheartedly, living life as an adventure and feeling alive and activated. “Zestiness” may not be your natural state of … Continued

Challenge Your Way to Resilience

I love good challenge! I think I have always been one to take one on and I have rarely thought of the bigger picture benefits. A challenge always stretches you and teaches you about yourself. Whether you finish it or not. Because I am focused on resilience this month and I have also been doing … Continued

Cleanse Your Way to Resilience

Resilience is top of mind right now. On my mind because I chose the word as my theme for the month of July! On everyone else’s mind because it is beginning to be recognized as a very important strength to cultivate in order to live a flourishing life in today’s world. Some definitions of resilience: … Continued