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What is Your Mission Statement?

Posted on: August 3rd, 2017

What is your Mission Statement? A mission statement is defined as a formal summary of aims and values of a company, organization, or individual. Recently I have been thinking a lot about my mission. I firmly believe we are here on this earth for a specific purpose and plan. I believe no one was born […]

Finding Calm in the Midst of Crisis

Posted on: June 29th, 2017

Finding Calm in the Midst of Crisis You may have heard the famous line from the poem “The Rainy Day” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It states, “Into each life a little Rain Must Fall.” At first glance this line appears sad and pessimistic. After all, we need to have a positive outlook in life. Thinking […]

Making an Impact Living on Purpose

Posted on: June 7th, 2017

  “Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.”  ― Shannon L. Alder I don’t know about you but I often wonder what is my purpose? Why was I born to this particular family, in this particular time period? Why am […]

When Leaving Your Comfort Zone Pack Lightly

Posted on: May 1st, 2017

The comfort zone is the great enemy to creativity; moving beyond it necessitates intuition, which in turn configures new perspectives and conquers fears. Dan Stevens  In recent years, I have been confronted with several instances in which I have had to leave my comfort zone. Each time I have been filled with a level of […]

Time of Renewal

Posted on: March 30th, 2017

Time of Renewal Spring is finally here! I love this time of year. After the seemingly stillness, desolate and frozen chill of winter, the renewal of spring begins a feeling of vibrancy and newness. I love to see the sun in the sky as the days grow a little longer. I love to hear the […]

We Need to Talk

Posted on: March 1st, 2017

We Need to Talk We need to talk. Those four simple but powerful words can often send  surges of fear, uncertainty, apprehension, and confusion into the heart and mind of most people. If you utter those words to your spouse, friend, child, co-worker, or employee  you may see their body language shift to a defensive […]

Keeping Peace in the Midst of Turmoil

Posted on: February 6th, 2017

Keeping Peace in the midst of Turmoil “It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Peace is defined as freedom from disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions. It seems as if America is in such a […]

Happy New Year!!!

Posted on: January 4th, 2017

Happy New Year!!! Don’t Abandon Your Resolutions. It’s a new year. A time for new beginnings, new hopes, new goals. Many people will begin 2017 with New Year Resolutions. Some common resolutions are: Losing weight/ getting fit Quit smoking Learn something new Travel Get out of debt and save money Spend more time with family […]

Holiday Blues vs. Depression

Posted on: December 7th, 2016

The song tells us, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” As we begin this holiday season it is very easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of shopping, parties, decorations, and festivities. For many of us this is a time to celebrate and relax with loved ones. But for so […]

Agree to Disagree

Posted on: November 9th, 2016

Agree to Disagree “We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As this election year finally comes to an end I believe we can all agree that this has been a very stressful and exhausting process. America has seen many Presidential elections in its 239 […]