Celebrate More 3 Day Weekends Over 2 Days

Celebrate More 3 Day Weekends Over 2 DaysThe 4th of July is right around the corner. It might be a little bit more relaxed of a week as you slow to a long 3 day weekend. Briefly stated, the 4th of July is the day that the US declared independence from the UK. Americans take this day to be proud, wave flags, and celebrate with families.

But every day that goes by, we are independent, we are free, we are American. Work hard to not forget Continue reading

6 Proven Tips to Forgiveness

6 Proven Tips to ForgivenessTip 1 – If You Can’t Forgive Someone, Forgive Your Self

When we are in a traumatic situation, it is important to forgive ourselves for being in the situation in the first place. Look at the situation and see what you can learn from it. By doing this, you have now switched it from a negative to a positive. It is now a tool to keep the same thing from happening again, because of the understanding that you have Continue reading

Are You Choosing to Act Powerfully?

Are You Choosing to Act Powerfully?This week I thought about this question quite a bit. As a lover of nature and especially animals, I was struck with a conflict. As I was mowing the lawn on Monday I startled a sick and injured robin. It hobbled toward a tree and just sat there. I watched this poor thing sit there scared and hop back and forth attempting to fly, fluttering into the neighbor’s fence, and basically Continue reading

How To Overcome A Lack Of Motivation At Work

How To Overcome A Lack Of Motivation At WorkIt happens to all of us at some stage – there is a particular task to be done at work and you just can’t motivate yourself to do it. This procrastination or downright disinterest can lead to stress levels soaring. While you know that you are capable of doing a good – even great – job, your energy and enthusiasm just aren’t there. Lack of motivation at work can be highly unpleasant Continue reading

Stressed? It’s Time to Unplug and Reap the Benefits

Stressed? It's Time to Unplug and Reap the BenefitsIs it time for you to unplug? I mean really unplug.

Stop multi-tasking, going, and doing for awhile; just breathe and be.

We live in a world of ever growing technology which is absolutely wonderful, but it is important to remember to return to the basics now and then.

Make time to enjoy your home, or take in the scenery, or go on an outing, or a vacation, or spend time with family and friends Continue reading

Writing Tips for a Stellar Application Essay

Writing Tips for a Stellar Application EssayShow don’t tell.

You want to scream every time your English teach utters this elusive phrase, I know. But basically, just bear in mind the difference between saying, “I love math,” and saying, “As I flipped open my new Calculus text, the butterflies in my stomach overwhelmed me with the desire to grab the nearest pencil and graphic calculator, to submit to exploring the concepts of limits and derivatives Continue reading

Everyday is a Second Chance

Everyday is a Second Chance“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.”

– Frederick Keonig

So many of us take so much of our lives and all we have in it for granted. I would say that 99% of us do it and if you are the 1% who doesn’t consider yourself blessed and write me and tell me about how you do it. We all get caught Continue reading