There are times in each of our lives in which we know the sun is there somewhere, but we can’t see it behind the clouds. Maybe you’re feeling overwhelmed by responsibilities. Maybe you feel like you’re living someone else’s life and tired of the inauthenticity of it all. Maybe you’re just plain stuck in a rut! Help is here! The trick is to will those “clouds” out of the way.
“But if I do this, I don’t think my parents will be happy.” “Wonder what my husband will think about this decision?” “I would LOVE to…but what are my friends going to think?” When you’re faced with a decision, can you make your choice confidently without looking back? Or do you find yourself hesitating, crushed by the weight of others’ expectations or worries about their judgement? Life is too short
Are you living your purpose on purpose? Living life intentionally is about knowing the reason behind your daily tasks—your Why—not just what you do day to day—that’s your What. When you know the answer to your Why, you can create the vision behind the tasks. This, in turn, drives you from where you are to where you want to be. It helps you meet your goals and, ultimately, achieve your
One shot. That’s it. Do you want to stay where you are or reach for the stars? For your life to be an incredibly awesome ride where you can have it all, your dreams are happening, the real you has emerged, you LOVE what you do, you’re attracting the right people to support and inspire your journey, and so much more, you have to be ready to move outside your
I want you to take a hard look at where you are now. Really consider your current situation. What do you not like about it? What drives you crazy? What do you think will be a thorn in your side for the next five years if you don’t take that next big step? Ask yourself what playing small is giving you in life. Did you scare yourself? Are you ready
Are you building a bridge you can cross from where you are now to where you want to be? Or are you closing your eyes and hoping for the best? Dreams can drive us, but the reality can be scary. When you’re standing at the edge of the canyon, ready to take the leap into the next big thing, how do you know if it’s truly possible? First, evaluate if
I failed! I’m such a failure Failure is my biggest fear I would try but I don’t want to fail… Poor failure! It gets such a bad reputation! We have been programmed to avoid failure at all costs. We have been programmed to believe that one of the worst things that can happen to us is failure. And it’s for that very reason that so many people die with books
The greatest prison people live in is the fear of what other people will think… It’s a deep and serious quote but think about it for a moment. How many times in life have you made a decision based on what made OTHER people comfortable? I can remember a time when I stopped wearing my favorite turquoise jeans, out of fear to stand out in a crowd of people that
Life is a work of art. If you don’t like what you see, paint over it. I don’t know who first said those words, but I love them for a few reasons! First, life IS a work of art. It’s colorful, it’s deep, it’s full of emotion and sometimes controversy and it means different things to different people. And like secondly, like art, it’s always perfect. Art is never wrong.
I’d like to share with you one of my favorite quotes. I am sure you’ve heard it, but here’s a refresher: “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat