Seashells & Sand Dollars: Inspiration from the Beach – How to Face Adversity and Offer Hope

I just spent a week at the seashore, watching waves pound the beach, dragging sand away from its quiet place on the shore and into the bigger ocean. Yet the ocean, like life, gives back, even as it takes, scattering seashells along the shore: perfect ones, broken ones – just like our lives. It’s inspiration from the beach … and three simple keys to help you overcome adversities and offer hope.

How to Cope As a Caregiver

You should realize that the articles I write are often printed in blood, so to speak. Sometimes, life gets to me and I lose it, too. Let me explain.

Friday’s QuickTip 4 Success – Become an Attitude Expert

Life is not what happens to you, it’s what you make it. Practice becoming an Attitude Expert.

Monday Musings: Don’t Let ‘Busy’ Cancel Your Blessings

Here we are already – the end of February! How did that happen? My nephew is due home this week after a year in Afghanistan. When I think about the sacrifices that others have made, I know my life is totally blessed – no matter what I’m dealing with. Thank you, Shawn, and all the […]

Tenacity – Your Winning Ticket to Victory

There’s an old adage that says, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again”. It’s a good thought, but it doesn’t include the whole truth.

Monday Musings: Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda – Change Regret into Action

Do you ever waste energy on the “what if’s” of your life? Don’t wait until your only option is regret.

Death, Divorce or Job Loss: 5 Keys to Help You Move past the Pain

It is a common tale. Management changes had everyone nervous – clients and employees. The grief, pain, fear and emotional devastation are similar for a job loss, divorce or death of a loved one. Here are four keys to help you move past the pain to find your rebirth.

Patience: Power for Your Perfect Life

Many people equate patience with silent suffering. [deep sigh!] “Maybe if I just keep quiet and don’t do anything, it (whatever IT is) will go away … get better … stop bugging me!” … Not! Patience requires us to …

Old Habits – Are Your Attitudes on Auto-pilot?

Looking back, I can see that I spent a great deal of time feeling sorry for myself. Life was miserable. It wasn’t until years later that I learned I had done it to myself. Then, I found the key…

Be More, Have More, Help More

You’ve got to be before you can do and do before you can have.” In short, you have to be a person of character and do the right things, and then you can have the things you really want. ~Zig Ziglar You’ve heard about BFF. For those who are technologically challenged, that’s texting shorthand for […]