When Life Stands Still 7/27/2015

“Some of the best things in life come when we are not looking for them”.

This wonderful advice came  from a very kind and remarkably wise young firefighter.  I was lamenting that things were stagnant in my life in one particular area.  I told him that I was beginning to give up hope.  He reminded me that at times the best plan is no plan.  Just relax and let life happen.  He is so right.

Is there something in your life you wish could be different?   Longing for that special someone to come along?  Why not take some time and just get out there with friends and enjoy life?   Continue reading “When Life Stands Still 7/27/2015”

Cultivating Kindness 7/22/2015

A key component in living a successful life is kindness. No one gets ahead in life or progresses without practicing kindness to others. Putting their needs before our own, working on making life better for others, and keeping the focus off of ourselves helps us to succeed in life.  It generates happiness in the world and allows that energy to come back into our life with abundance.  Being kind doesn’t take a lot of money, effort, or time. It does require awareness, however.

Take every opportunity to complement those around you with sincere words of appreciation.  I am not talking about meaningless words that praise but lack sincerity.  I am talking about noticing the gifts Continue reading “Cultivating Kindness 7/22/2015”

What is Your Definition of Success? 7/18/2015

If you were in your PERFECT place in life, what would success look like?  Does it involve having lots of money or a fabulous relationship?  Is it a particular career path or academic achievement? How about making a difference in humanity or starting a charity that cures cancer?  Is it achieving your personal goals?  Could it be overcoming a personal handicap?  Maybe success is a journey and not an eventual outcome.   Continue reading “What is Your Definition of Success? 7/18/2015”

Turning Dreams Into Reality 7/08/2015

Do you ever dream of creating a better and more fulfilling life for yourself?  Want to turn your dreams into reality?  Then join me as I begin this journey.  We can navigate this road together.  Do you find yourself saying “If only I was…more talented, wealthy, single, married, younger, prettier etc. I could accomplish….”?  Let me assure you that you don’t need to be anything more than what you are RIGHT NOW!  I will be giving you some exercises to get you thinking and to begin the process.   We do need a vision and direction for our life, but before that we need to think about where we are RIGHT NOW.

Homework assignment #1 Continue reading “Turning Dreams Into Reality 7/08/2015”