Are you missing the gains that are showing your progress while in pursuit of your goal? No pain, no gain. We’ve all heard and know that sentiment as well as what it implies, but what if I told you that in your intense pursuit of your goal you may be missing the gains? Without measurable…

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Planning and JOY are not typical pairings. Well, unless of course we are starting to plan a bridal/baby shower, birthday/anniversary/graduation party [ insert type of exciting, anticipated celebration here] there’s plenty of joy to go around. Notice I said starting…often times the JOY can wear off in the minutia of details and deadlines! On the…

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We’ve all been encouraged to create SMART goals, but have you ever been taught how to focus on a DUMB one? AND that it’s GOOD to create DUMB goals?! I’m about to share with you what I hope is a game changer for you – I know it was for me. Anyone else get tired…

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Things can pile up in your mind as quickly as the bills and laundry – then you feel completely overwhelmed by it all. The next thing you know, the thought, “Whatever!” has run through your mind faster than you can run from the bills or the pile of laundry! (just me?) Perhaps that, “Whatever!” sentiment comes…

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We’ve all heard of SMART goals, but have you ever heard of a DUMB one? I recently heard this comparison between SMART and DUMB goals by Brendon Burchard and thought it was brilliant!  In case you have no idea what a SMART goal is here’s a post-it note version. Identify your goal and work it through…

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Am I making progress toward building a lasting legacy? That’s a BIG question and one I find myself contemplating more and more. Maybe it’s because I just celebrated another year older. Maybe it’s because I have three children in each “branch” of education – a high schooler who is also taking college courses, a middle…

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