Category Archives for The Well

What’s Saving My Life Right Now

What’s Saving My Life Right Now Do you ever experience stress, overwhelm, or anxiety? Is it the Christmas season without those feelings? Lol. Just kidding! I’m happy to report that there are some easy things that are saving my life right now from the typical emotional meltdown I sometimes experience when those negative emotions surface. […]

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The Stop Doing List

“A strength is what you do that makes you feel strengthened.” -Marcus Buckingham If this is so, then a weakness is what you do that makes you feel weak. This thought blew my mind open this past week. The very idea, that just because we may be good at something doesn’t mean that it’s a […]

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What Really Happened With A Year Of No Goals

The other side of the story…   I set ZERO goals for 2012 and shared the why and what happened HERE. At first sight, it looks like I still had a great year and came out on top. I wrote that article with every intent of defending a “No Goals” approach to life. And then […]

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What Happens if You Set ZERO Goals For a Year?

A year ago I came across the philosophy of NOT setting goals in THIS POST. ABSOLUTE HERESY! But I was intrigued–partly because I have always been a loyal goal setter. The type that delights in January resolutions and even spends a good few days analyzing the previous year successes and failures for better strategy. The […]

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Everyone is Photogenic

Last night I crossed something off my bucket list that has been nothing but a well meaning intention for years… I taught a self image workshop for young girls. The opportunity came easily since I am a youth leader for the Young Women in my church and we have weekly activities together.  But this took […]

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What Is Your Definition of Success?

  It’s one of the most important answers that you can figure out.  Right now. How do you personally define success? For you. Take into account all of your current responsibilities, your strengths, your trials, your season of life and your dreams… Whether it is defining your success as a parent or a business owner […]

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How do you know when it's time to quit?

Is it really possible to quit something valiantly? The idea of quitting usually gets a bad rap. Quitting is associated with giving up. Failure. Not being good enough. Of course it is considered a triumph to quit something unhealthy, like smoking or other addictions that don’t contribute to our life, but can we really quit […]

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How do you know when it’s time to quit?

Is it really possible to quit something valiantly? The idea of quitting usually gets a bad rap. Quitting is associated with giving up. Failure. Not being good enough. Of course it is considered a triumph to quit something unhealthy, like smoking or other addictions that don’t contribute to our life, but can we really quit […]

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Keeping a Sense of Wonder

  This kid wears me out, tries my patience, and makes each day a little on the crazy side. But you won’t find anyone more passionate about life or more enthusiastic for the smallest of things. He’s a walking reminder to me of how I should be seeing life.   How I should be living. […]

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Are you getting enough solitude?

I watched a promotional video yesterday from a very popular motivational speaker. One line caught me off guard, “There is no such thing as life balance.  The pursuit of life balance is actually causing us more stress than the craving for balance itself”.  It bothered me all day long. You see, I like to have […]

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