Running On Empty?

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One day my to-do list was getting way out of control. There was more to do than I had time and I started to feel frantic. The reasonable thing to do is to run faster, so I was in the hurry-up mode. I noticed that I was hungry, but nothing in the refrigerator seemed appealing to me, so after I … Read More

Asking For Help

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FREE DOWNLOAD BELOW If you’ve ever found yourself afraid to ask for help, you’re not the only one. Sometimes when we need help the most, we are hesitant because we think we may appear weak or incompetent. The problem with not asking is that we build up more evidence that we are unloved and all alone. This is simply not … Read More

Why Have a Morning Routine

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When I wake up in the morning, my brain is never fully engaged. There are things I want to do, but really, do I have the brain power to think about what they are when I’m not quite awake? Some of the things that I want to get out of the way. Before I start on my big projects, I … Read More

Getting Past 1000 “NO’s”

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I’m standing in my closet, searching for the BIG YES as I take a look at my “stuff.” Since our last move, I’ve given away many items that have worn out their worth. Plus, I feel much lighter since I’ve sent most of my children’s treasures to them. As Greg McKeown points out in his book Essentialism, I want to separate … Read More

How To Come Back After the Letdown

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I love to swim. When I was little, I swam with my brothers in a plastic blow-up pool in our back yard. Later, we rode our bikes to the local high school for swimming lessons in the morning, free swim in the afternoon, and swim team in the evening.     One of my favorite strokes on the local swim … Read More

7 Steps to Disorganized Organization

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Although you may think that some people were born organized, the truth is that we all have to work at it. It’s okay to admit that there are times when you’ve misplaced something critically important. It’s also okay to become a little better organized so that you’re not continually asking others to find your missing items. It gets old.  Many … Read More

Are You Prepared for a Disaster?

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My brother was calmly sitting outside on his porch when he saw disaster coming. In the distance he could see dust churning swiftly in front of a black storm cloud. Within a matter of minutes, he watched the freeway disappear, then the field, followed by the road. He ran inside just as the furious dust cloud engulfed his home. His … Read More

3 Top Qualities of Great Leaders

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There are many reasons why you want to become an effective leader. Although being the leader of any kind of organization is a challenge, having the ability to be an effective leader inspires enthusiastic action for a greater cause. It doesn’t matter whether your organization is a business, a social club or a family, being the guide of a group … Read More