It is very easy to cancel when you don't want it, when you are sick, when there is something better. It is much more challenging to let go of dreams, goals, desires, and personal mile markers. Often we push ourselves to an unhealthy place just by holding on to too much. Today, I thought I'd write about a helpful tool. I use this often when things start to feel out of control and too busy.
I have two grandmother's who are always sitting properly. One of these incredibly poised ladies is 76 years old! Good posture is something that seems to be a continual lost art form. Models are now standing swayed back and athletes have over worked shoulders and hunched top halves. Teens slump in chairs and across the [...]
A Former ballet teacher and now excellence coach here is how to set up your goals for maximum impact and achieve-ability! I use the word Ballet as an acronym. B=Balance: when setting up goals it must always have balance. For example, most people know that trying to train for a marathon with no off [...]
I don't know what it is about Downton Abbey that creates such an appeal. However, almost everyone I talk to can appreciate it. I recently (pre-quarantine) got a chance to visit the exhibit! I walked through the real live set of the downstairs kitchen and read through letters from the war. I followed a virtual [...]
So what do you do to stay on top of it all when you are emotionally burned out? To be accomplished, and courageous, and resilient in any situation I use these simple strategies!
Are you finding yourself in your jogger pants a lot more in this season? Are you about to lose it with the kids? I know you love them but 24/7 with just the four walls of your home weeks on end can start to feel closed in. A panic starts to set in...What can you [...]
I'm sitting outside on our front walkway as the kids swing away in their hammocks. The sun is high, warm, inviting, and the wind is whistling through the trees. Sure, there is a yellow dusting of pollen everywhere and I might have to take a Claritin, but it's not going to rob me of the [...]
The topic of rest and a day off was just discussed a few short months ago in our small group. It is amazing to me how many people loved the concept of taking a longer more initial break and then as a whole everyone everywhere was forced to do so! In our season of social [...]
This past winter I went through my traditional winter blues. I craved comfort food, extra sleep, and movies. When this happens I know I need personal intervention. But how? How do you pull yourself out of a slump when you just don't feel like it? I have learned that part of this for me is [...]
Dear Kids, We have been praying for you and over you since before you were born. This collection of words that I am about to share are some of the prayers we have prayed and continue to pray over you on an ongoing basis. I am sharing this so that you and others will know [...]