This is a lesson I wish I had learned a lot earlier in my life. I am certainly a people pleaser but I have learned over time that I can still please others and be a good person without sacrificing my own needs in the process. Teaching our #teens how to set boundaries with regard to their time, … [Read more...] about SETTING BOUNDARIES
Have you ever been in a situation where your passionate about something and when you choose to share it with others, they tend to downplay it and deflate your positive energy around that passion. It does not feel good to be so excited about something, just to have others try and take that … [Read more...] about IGNORE THE DOUBTERS
WHAT KIND OF #google REVIEW WOULD YOUR TEEN RECEIVE?
Your #teens have opportunities daily to make choices with regard to how they want to show up for others. They can choose to be authentic, honest, empathetic, compassionate, responsible etc. They can also show up inauthentic, dishonest, uncaring, lacking compassion and irresponsible … [Read more...] about WHAT KIND OF #google REVIEW WOULD YOUR TEEN RECEIVE?
Once upon a time there was a woman in her mid sixties who noticed that she had lived her entire life in the same small town. And although she had spent decades enthusiastically dreaming about traveling and seeing the world, she had never taken a single step to make this dream a reality. Finally, … [Read more...] about A Story About Having Enough!
Excuses are lies. I think this statement speaks for itself. Making excuses for why things are not progressing the way you want is just lying to yourself. Every choice you make, every action you take leads you somewhere and if that place is not where you wanted to be, then you need to … [Read more...] about WAKE UP CALL 8 of 8
All the little things make a big difference. As an adult with ADHD who struggles with daunting tasks, this could not be more true and relevant. Just the thought of writing these posts and knowing I need to have them done by a certain time can cause a lot of stress an anxiety. If I … [Read more...] about WAKE UP CALL 7 OF 8
You aren’t perfect, and neither is anyone else. This is a big one! Those who seek perfection will never find it because it is that very need to seek it that keeps them from finding it. If we look to be perfect, nothing will satisfy us and when we think we have finally found it, we … [Read more...] about WAKE UP CALL 6 OF 8
You don’t need anything more to be happy. This is practicing Abundance 101! Teens are constantly comparing themselves to their peers in so many ways. The clothes they wear, academic success, material possessions, and the list goes on. The truth is, if we can just teach them gratitude … [Read more...] about WAKE UP CALL 5 of 8