My Hiatus from Life

My Hiatus from Life

Well, it happened.  It finally broke me.  Life.  The strongest, fiercest force that any of us warriors will battle.  I had a two month period of, what I can only describe as, my own personal descent into hell.  Maybe I’m being dramatic.  But, remember, life and its events are very personal.  My hell could be … Read more

It’s My Day!

new day

Oftentimes, I use a quote to springboard the development of my articles.  I, then, typically delete those quotes as they are really just my inspiration.  But, someone sent me a text today that contained a quote that really hit me. “Today’s a new day.  It’s your day.  You shape it.  Don’t let it be shaped … Read more



Perseverance – steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. Picture this…I woke up and decided to work for four hours and at noon, head out on a much-needed bike ride.  I’m a planner, that’s what I do.  So, I diligently focused on the tasks at hand, checking them off one by one … Read more

Meditation and Motivation


The idea of meditation and motivation seem a bit contradictory.  After all, meditation, by definition, is slowing down and spending peaceful time looking within and motivation inspires action.  So, how can the two of these be connected? I’m just putting the finishing touches on a web course teaching meditation and stress management.  After completing hours … Read more

Communication Barriers – Why Communication Fails?

Communication Barriers

We live in a fast paced world of constant communication.  We have more ways to communicate with people than we have ever experienced throughout history.  While this has many advantages, the influx of modes of communication has added obstacles to successful communication.  To be effective communicators, we must take the time to master various methods … Read more