Moving Past Minor Inconveniences

What’s a minor inconvenience? It’s an obstacle to a goal that’s annoying but not big enough to stop forward motion – unless you let it. With working out I’m in the middle. I don’t hate it. I don’t love it either. I don’t mind it because I know it’s good for me and my body […]

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Creating a Theme for 2019

I’ve been on vacation for the past two weeks visiting family back home in Louisiana. But now I’m back in Orlando, back to normal life. There’s just one problem: I don’t want to go back to normal. It’s a new week, a new month, and a new year which makes it the perfect time to […]

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How to Move From Fear to Courage

Action defeats fear. Simple. Simple until your heart is beating faster than you thought possible. But, even with pounding hearts, we can find a way to step into courage. We may not realize it, but it’s super easy to think ourselves out of doing something because we have created a story in our minds on […]

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5 Ways to Bask in Gratitude

What are you grateful for? There have been many studies on the positive effects of gratitude including its effect on happiness, sleep, and quality of life.  When things become hard or frustrating it’s easy to forget to be grateful for the things and people in our lives. It’s important we develop ways in which to […]

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The Obstacle is the Way

(Sometimes a book will come along that changes the way you see things. The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials Into Triumph by Ryan Holiday is one of those books. If you haven’t read it, I highly recommend you do.) We color our world with the thoughts, beliefs, and stories we tell ourselves. […]

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What’s Your Why

What does it take to leap; to jump into the unknown? A simple decision. Decisions, however, can be difficult. So the question becomes why? Why do you want to lose the weight? Why do you want to make more money? Why are you studying for that next test? What is the result you are seeking? […]

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The Failure to Try: Living With the Fixed Mindset

Yeah, sure, I may feel confident doing what comes easy to me, but what happens when I want to do something that I have to work at? Or I need to grow in an area of a “natural” skill but doing so could lead me to failure?

With a fixed mindset, we don’t want anyone to see us fail. We may quit too early because, since it’s not coming easily to us, well, I guess it’s not “our thing” even though something in us beckoned us to try it.

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Letting Go of Playing the Victim

For me, this past month has been a whirlwind of self-discovery and letting go of old beliefs that no longer serve my best self. Last week I wrote about finding the root of why I started hiding. I have found a funny thing happens when you start letting shit go and see where your beliefs […]

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Feeling Like it is Killing Your Dreams

Hello beautiful people! When it comes to our own stuff, our own growth, we often get trapped in our feelings. But when it comes to someone else’s stuff (i.e. our job) we do it despite feeling like it. Ever heard of the song “Sitting, Waiting, Wishing” by Jack Johnson? Well, that’s what we do too often […]

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3 Ways I’m the Queen of Self Sabotage

When I look back on why I’m not where I want to be in life, all I see is my reflection. I only know this because of all the work I’ve been doing on myself lately. I consistently sabotage myself because I don’t believe enough in myself. Or, rather, I fall back into my habits that don’t serve me because it’s safe in my comfort bubble. But, honestly, I’m tired of this bubble. It’s boring and predictable.

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