What to Do When You’ve Lost Your Passion [Podcast]

What do I do if I’ve lost my passion? Maybe that’s your question today. What do you do if you’ve lost the joy, passion, and zest for life? Maybe someone close to you has lost their passion. Maybe your husband has lost his passion. Maybe he lost his job recently and he’s just tired of looking […]

what do I do if Ive lost my passion

039: What to Do When Luck Finally Comes Your Way [Podcast]

A series of unfortunate events. It’s more than a children’s novel. Maybe it describes how life has been going for you? Then, unexpected luck. It blindsides you. Renews your hope. Revives your spirit. Today, we will dive into Chapter 4 of the new book I’m writing called The Gift – What You Have That the Richest […]

037: 3 Simple Actions to Simplify Your Life Today! [Podcast]

Today’s tips are not about how to better organize the garage or what you should do with your husband’s baseball card collection. I want to talk about you and what’s happening on the inside. Sure it is good to simplify your environment and the areas in which you live. Sometimes living in a messy environment […]

3 Simple Actions to Simplify Your Life Today!

036: 7 Reasons to Push Past Fear and Try Something New

When I was just 22 years of age, I was thrust into a speaking engagement with over 600 church pastors in attendance. What made this challenge even more scary is each had a grading sheet in hand. Talk about pressure. My college degree was in Church Ministries and one of the required classes was Homiletics, […]

Seven Reasons to Push Past Fear and Try Something New

035: From Bad to Worse – How to Overcome Your Downward Spiral [Podcast]

Mack rushed off the elevator of the 19th floor toward his cubicle. He arrived without anyone noticing that he was a few minutes late (or so he had hoped). He noticed that his voicemail light was bright red on his phone. Nothing unusual or so it seemed. He punched in his code and it was […]

How to overcome your downward spiral

033: 5 Benefits of Morning Pages and Your Productivity [Podcast]

I have written about journaling in the past on this blog. There are many benefits you can receive from writing your thoughts down on a regular basis. I recently came across a slight twist to journaling. Maybe you have heard about this practice but it is a new concept to me. The practice is called […]

5 benefits of morning pages

032: 5 Ways to Stay Sane in the (Always On) Digital Age [Podcast]

Many experts and psychologist are now taking serious a new disorder that they are beginning to call communicative enslavement. With the easy accessibility of the internet, we can find ourselves slave to the internet, email and even texting. While it is not inherently bad to use a tool that easily put you in touch with […]

5 ways to cure internet addiction

031: How to Get Rid of Negative Thoughts [Podcast]

Negativity can creep up in our lives without us even realizing it. Sometimes negativity causes us to be quiet, irritable, stressed, or restless. If you are going to live a vibrant life, then you have to learn how to get rid of negative thoughts. The first key is  awareness. Our thoughts can almost be on […]

How To Get Rid of Negative Thoughts

030: 10 Ideas on How to Relieve Stress [Podcast]

There is no doubt that we live in stressful times. There is a lot of uncertainty around us on a regular basis. Sometimes, it even feels like panic is setting in. Are we ever going to overcome this current crisis? Will things eventually get better? Will I always live this stressed out? It is important […]

ways to relieve stress

029: Control What You Can and Let Go of The Rest [Podcast]

Are you a control freak? I know I have those tendencies from time to time. Well, today I decided to resign from General Commander of the Universe again. Yes, I said, again. Seems somewhere along the way I decided to pick up the crown and cape and try to manage everything in my life. The […]

Control what you can and let go of the rest

027: How to Discipline Myself to Finish What I Start [Podcast]

Do you get frustrated when you start something and don’t finish? Maybe you were really excited about a book – only to stop halfway through. Maybe you started a home project – only to leave it half done. There is nothing more discouraging than being surrounded by unfinished tasks. Is there any hope for me? […]

How do I discipline myself to finish what I start

025: 4 Simple Parenting Habits for a Stress-Free School Day Morning [Podcast]

I know first hand how stressful school day mornings can be. At the time of this writing, we are getting back into the school day routine. Some parents dread getting back into the school routine. All they see is grumpy kids, angry parents, and late arrivals. A few years ago, that was a typical morning […]

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