Life’s Curve Balls

This life is full of surprises.  It contains both positives and negatives.  Some of those positives in life could be a promotion at work, becoming debt-free, and living a healthy life.  On the other hand, some of the negatives could be just the opposite of those things and then some.  It is understood that life … More Life’s Curve Balls

Water is to Life as Coffee is to Existence (for Many)!

“Water is the most essential element of life, because without water, you can’t make coffee.”  This quote is from an electronic greeting card from a company that many of us have seen on Facebook called Someecards.  They post funny and whimsical cards for all occasions, and I found this one to be particularly funny because … More Water is to Life as Coffee is to Existence (for Many)!

No Rest for the Weary: Beating the Afternoon (or All-Day) Slump!

On January 26, 2015, my life changed.  As many of you already know, I went on the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse, and the GSC Cleanse rejuvenated my body while providing me with an energy boost and weight loss that I didn’t realize would occur.  I was extremely surprised about the weight loss.  Before I went … More No Rest for the Weary: Beating the Afternoon (or All-Day) Slump!

Reinventing the Wheel

I am sure you have heard the saying, “Don’t reinvent the wheel.” The problem with reinventing the wheel, particularly when working on projects, is you are doing something that does not need to be done because it has already been done.  If something was already done, just use that as a blueprint to create something … More Reinventing the Wheel

The 5 D’s: Dream + Desire + Dedication + Discipline = Destiny

While listening to the radio one morning, I heard Steve Harvey say, “Your discipline determines your destiny, not your desire.” As I internalized this statement, I thought about it and felt that it was very profound and true. However, I wanted to add to that statement. I agree that discipline does determine a person’s destiny … More The 5 D’s: Dream + Desire + Dedication + Discipline = Destiny

Take Time to Process: Gaining Good Listening Skills

Growing up, when our parents spoke to us, sometimes they would say, “Did you hear me?” We would hap hazardously say, “Yes.” Truthfully, we may have heard what our parents were saying, but were we listening? More often than not, we were just hearing and not listening. Also, many of us have said at one … More Take Time to Process: Gaining Good Listening Skills