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
Patience does not mean waiting and doing nothing. Patience requires being productive on meeting a goal you want to achieve. It also means working with what you have despite the challenge and recognizing that just because the result has not manifested does not mean it won’t. So many … [Read more...] about Wake Up Call 4 of 8
Not trying is why most people fail This is one of the hardest lessons to teach your teens. The thought of failing at something immediately causes them to avoid the very thing they truly want to succeed at. It is so important to help them understand that there is a lesson in every … [Read more...] about Wake Up Call 3 of 8
Your judgments of others are often inaccurate. It is so simple for our teens to jump to conclusions about things. I remember my daughter coming home one day and telling me she needs to change her Social Studies class because everyone said the teacher is horrible and does not teach. … [Read more...] about Wake Up Call 2 of 8