Finding Your “Why”

Welcome to “Thriving Thursday.” One of the messages that I have been hearing a lot during the last few weeks is about finding your “why.” What is Your “Why”? Your “why” is the reason you do what you do or the reason why you don’t do something, but it digs deeper than the surface answers. […]

Overcoming Resistance

I remember how everybody told me that I shouldn’t become a preschool teacher even my family doctor weighed in on the subject. Their resistance wasn’t because they thought that I wasn’t good with young children or that they really thought that I wasn’t able to do it. They resisted because of my health. I have […]

Journal Your Dreams

Last week ended up being a hard week for me. I was sick all week, and then on Friday afternoon, I hit a dog on my way to pick up my niece and nephew from school. It was hard to take a step in any direction much less in the direction of my dreams. I […]

START Living Deliberately

I am a dreamer and a planner. I love planning and designing new things or redesigning old things. I frequently come up with new ideas. I read and research and study on how to do things. I can spend hours lost in a book or online reading about things. I will do a Pinterest search […]

My One Word for 2015

Sometimes I think that my brain is wired in a completely different way than everybody else’s brain. The way I see things and the way that I think are completely unique to me, but then truly everybody can really say that. What I’m really talking about though is my tendency to be a non-conformist. Take […]