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
On April 18, 2016, my life flashed before my eyes. A very scary situation took place on Interstate 4 in Orlando, Florida. I was driving and my husband and I were on our way to the airport to return home after attending a family function. Normally, he would be driving, but because he had an … More False Evidence Appearing Real – F.E.A.R.
Picture this – You just board an airplane. You realize that the passenger in the row behind you is sitting in your seat with her mother and two children (one is on her lap) and the seats in the row in front of her are empty. She realizes her error and asks if she could … More Anger Can Steal Your Happiness (If You Let it!)
“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)!
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!
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
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
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
I remember when I was a young girl each morning like clockwork, I would get ready for school and begin to think about what was going to happen during the day. Most often, I wound up looking out my bedroom window and lo and behold there was Mr. Sumpter. Mr. Sumpter (the neighborhood Ice Cream … More It’s Not Your Fault, Sugar is the Devil!
Have you ever been in a situation where several individuals are gathered and a conversation starts about a particular topic? In this conversation, a debate occurs and you find that there are so many differing opinions on the topic. During the debate, the dialogue becomes argumentative causing tempers to flare. Somehow, you never get to … More Division by Interpretation