Archive for the ‘ Self-motivation ’ Category

Maybe It Is Not The End…

“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential…. these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” ~ Confucius

Gaining A New Perspective

Aloha! As a consultant I get the wonderful opportunity to speak at conferences in Maui.  I remember arriving at one of our hotels a few years back, where we took a walk by the seashore. Looking at the scene before me, I could not believe how it made me physically feel. (See picture above) As […]

Do You Only Work Hard When You Have To?

An interesting thing happened at the office the other day.  One of our staff members was going to be leaving on vacation the next day and had a lot of work to do before going.  We have been busy at work and a little short handed lately and I knew that each of us had […]

Monday Thought…. Do you remember?

The influence of others on our life is amazingly, amazing and can be suffocating.  I have met people who have told me that they are not doing what their hearts desire is, but they are doing what is expected of them by someone else. I remember a friend of my son’s who wanted to pursue […]

Reversing Negative Momentum

The other day, I wrote about defining successful and how this is an individual experience.  Even though each person needs to define what success is to themselves, many have a hard time doing that.  They are stuck because of someone or something.  They can never see themselves being successful at anything. My blogging friend, Kristen Barton Cuthriell, […]

Define Successful….

Last week I went into our local Subway Sandwich store to pick up breakfast sandwiches for the office team.  It was early in the morning and there was one woman working the whole store.  I gave her my order and as she was making it, I asked her what time she had to come into […]

Are You Stuck In A Rut?

We all have experienced a time, maybe a few, when we have gotten stuck in a rut.  We feel down, maybe sorry for ourselves, and just cannot seem to pull ourselves out. Times like this may be triggered by some bad event or unhappy change in our life. If we do not pick our self […]

Thursday Thought…… What if:

Facing Adversity

“You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” ~ Epicurus

Losing Your Creativity

Creativity emerges from asking questions, from inquiring why certain procedures are followed, how things work or why they do not, and in general the “why” can’t it happen. I remember decades ago when my first child was a baby and I was a stay-at-home mom, and I watched a friend’s little boy who was two […]