Personal Development

Encouragement – The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Encouragement – The Gift That Keeps on Giving

One kind word of encouragement, one smile or one hug at the right time can be life-changing. I am always amazed at how little it takes to put a smile on someone’s face and raise their spirits. “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but...

Quick Tip To Boost Your Happiness

Quick Tip To Boost Your Happiness

In today's society we are all about QUICK! We want access to everything, at our fingertips, all-the-time, 24/7.  God forbid we don't have an Internet signal for every single moment of our day. Who remembers having to actually go to the library to use a reference...

4 Tips to Create Your Own Happiness

4 Tips to Create Your Own Happiness

Do you have a friend who always seems to be happy?  They never seem to have a down day and are always encouraging others?  You may find yourself thinking, "Wow, are they lucky!  Nothing ever goes wrong in their life!"  Chances are they have plenty of things that "go...

Share Your Gift With The World

Share Your Gift With The World

There is nobody else in the world exactly like me, having experienced all the things that I have. How could there be? I mean, take a look at these stats: I have a set of parents, three brothers and one sister, three sets of grandparents, a husband, two children, three...

It was love at first sight – bloom Daily Planners

It was love at first sight – bloom Daily Planners

I love, I mean love-love-love, buying my new planner for an upcoming year! It's like school supply shopping for grown-ups! I think one of the reasons I love to buy a new planner is that the nice, blank, clean pages seem to make me feel like anything is possible for...

Six Lessons I’ve Learned From Winnie the Pooh

Six Lessons I’ve Learned From Winnie the Pooh

I have always loved Winnie the Pooh.   I loved him when I was a little girl and used to sing his theme song all the time. I loved reading books about him to my baby girl. I love the photo I have of my husband holding a stuffed Pooh Bear when he was a little boy....

Why You Should Embrace Your Nerves

Why You Should Embrace Your Nerves

You are about to try something new and slightly intimidating. You are about to get up in front of your peers to give a speech or presentation. You are rehearsing the speech you plan to give your boss, asking for a raise you know you deserve. You are about to have a...

How to Stay POSITIVE in Trying Times

How to Stay POSITIVE in Trying Times

In these uncertain times we are finding ourselves in, doing our best to fend off a global pandemic, finding ourselves captives of forced downtime, one of the most common complaints or concerns that I’m hearing is that of being bored. I find this very interesting to...

One Of The Most UN-SELFISH Things You Can Do

One Of The Most UN-SELFISH Things You Can Do

Ever notice how people wear “being busy” or “being a hot mess” as a badge of honor?  Ask them how they are doing and they are always so busy, so slammed, telling you what a hot mess they are. Not how I want to be known! Productive. Focused. Deliberate. Balanced I...

It Might Be Time To Conduct a Friendship Inventory

It Might Be Time To Conduct a Friendship Inventory

It just might be time for a Friendship Inventory. I’ve heard it said that you are most like the 5 people you spend the majority of your time with.  LOOK AROUND.  Are they who you want to emulate?  Do they possess opinions/beliefs that you want to adopt for yourself? ...

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