What You Need To Know About Pressuring Yourself

Pressure is defined as the burden of physical or mental distress. So by definition, pressure comes from two areas: outward and inward. In other words, the things that are really weighing on you and awareness of feeling squeezed – great, got it. While I’ll bet you could easily and readily point to outward pressures, how…

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Missing the Gains in pursuit of the Goal

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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Is there JOY in your planning?

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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DUMB goals are awesome!

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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Whatever!

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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DUMB goals are awesome!

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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START MAKING PROGRESS TOWARD A LASTING LEGACY TODAY

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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