Personal Environment vs. Peace of Mind

Alchemy is the process of changing lead into gold. Inner alchemy (personal transformation) occurs when we clear our clutter – internal and external – and let go of things that no longer serve us well. This creates balance and space, a place that nurtures contentment, which I believe is true success. ~ Laurie Buchanan You […]

How to Make Quality Decisions

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Making quality decisions is a cornerstone for living a quality life. Of course, we all know that. But knowing and doing are two different things. I know I shouldn’t have dessert tonight, but … I know I should exercise […]

Defeat Perfectionism: How to Relax and Be Yourself

Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best. Strive for excellence, not perfection. ~ Jackson Brown I’ve told you before that I’m bossy. Luckily, I get away with it most of the time. I’ve got a supportive husband, and staff members that strive to please. But I have to […]

Create the Life You Want: 5 Keys Areas That Require Self-Control

You have power over your mind—not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. ~ Marcus Aurelius Have you noticed, almost everything in life provides you with a choice. Some of them are easy: coffee or tea, chicken or steak, go or don’t go. Then there are slightly harder choices. You can be neat […]

Busy or Productive – 3 Steps to Living Your Best Life

You may have habits and daily patterns that are so much a part of daily life that you may not recognize them as choices. ~ Author Unknown Are you too busy? Stressed out? Do you find yourself doing the urgent instead of the important? Have you forgotten WHY you do what you do? If so, […]

How to Choose Wisely and Set Boundaries for Your Life

Everything is something you decide to do … there is nothing you have to do. ~ Denis Waitley Is your schedule over-scheduled? Do you consistently battle money problems? Do you have too much stuff? Are you perhaps overweight or out of shape? Why? None of those situations just ‘happen’. They are a direct result of […]

How to Create the Life You Want

It’s the little things you do that can make a big difference. What are you attempting to accomplish? What little thing can you do today that will make you more effective? You are probably only one step away from greatness. ~ Bob Proctor Most of us start a new year or a new month or […]

How to Face the New Year with Confidence

As we begin another year, many of us make resolutions with the idea that we need to improve in some way. Here are five steps to help you face the coming year with confidence and find inspiration for real change.

How to Create Your Destiny: 6 Steps from Dream to Reality

God gave you the ability to imagine and believe. Imagination is the beginning of the life you want. There is, however, a progression – a series of steps – that control your outcome.

Dealing with Complacency: How to Fight a Lack of Motivation

There is a song from the movie Cinderella that says ‘a dream is a wish your heart makes’. But dreams, even such simple ones as a new dress for a dance, don’t become reality without motivation and action – unless you’re a cartoon heroine.Seriously, when you’re striving for a goal, success, or a victory of any kind, it is critical to stay motivated. But how do you do that in the midst of overload and overwhelm?