Inspiring People Whom I Admire Part V

This is another installment in my series Inspiring People Whom I Admire Part V. A few weeks ago I wrote about the inspirational story of Irene Sendler. Today I want to continue that theme of inspiring women in the World War II era and tell you the story of Sophie Scholl. … More Inspiring People Whom I Admire Part V

My Thanksgiving Time Machine

Every year on the fourth Thursday in November I get to go back in time and relive a special part of my childhood. I call it my Thanksgiving time machine. I was fortunate to be able to spend Thanksgiving with my family, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins every year. … More My Thanksgiving Time Machine

10 Quotes On Self-Sabotage

Why do we bury our dreams? A small percentage of the population never does. They continue to pursue their dreams until they turn them into reality. These people persevere and overcome all challenges that life throws at them. They know that they are in control of their outcome. Whether they succeed or fail is up to them. The larger percentage of the population never realize their dreams mainly because of self-sabotage. They allow outside forces to determine the type of life that they will live. … More 10 Quotes On Self-Sabotage

The Motivation To Succeed – Ep 17

Welcome to my podcast, The Motivation To Succeed – Ep 17. If you are a follower of my blogs or follow me on social media then you know that the WHY is the most important thing to me when taking on any challenge. The WHY is what gets you out of bed in the morning, it gives you the courage to face even the greatest challenge, and it is the one thing that will keep you going when you want to quit. … More The Motivation To Succeed – Ep 17

Inspiring People Whom I Admire Part IV

I began researching people from the World War II era. I found a lot of stories of heroic men but the heroic women of World War II are commonly forgotten. I did find stories about a few women and was going to include all of them in one post. Then I ran across a story about Irena Sendler and her story was so compelling that I want to dedicate this post to her memory. … More Inspiring People Whom I Admire Part IV

Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

As humans, we gravitate towards comfort, we like to be in situations that make us feel good. Sometimes, we will forget about the bad things going on in our life so that we can remain feeling comfortable. Those bad things, no matter what they are, must be locked in a closet so that we can pretend our lives are comfortable. … More Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

The Power Of Gratitude Journaling – Ep 15

It’s difficult to measure success. For me, the easiest way to measure success is in gratitude. Being thankful for what you do have. This is why I begin every day by listing the things that I’m grateful for. It begins my day in the right frame of mind to be successful and to face every challenge and obstacle that’s placed in front of me. … More The Power Of Gratitude Journaling – Ep 15

Quotes On Celebrating Small Victories

It is important to focus on your successes, they will help you to silence your “Doubt Demons.” Everyone has had success in their life. You might not think so but you have. If you’ve learned to walk and talk, that is a success. Just being able to move around can be a victory for some people. If you ever got a good grade in school then you have succeeded at something. Earning your first dollar is a success. Celebrate every small victory. … More Quotes On Celebrating Small Victories