A Love Affair With Your List

The most important thing I learned in college, I learned by making a list.   What started out as a homework assignment turned into one of the most important self-discoveries I would ever learn. It was simple; make a list of 20 attributes you are looking for in a life...

Go With Your Gut

“Go with your gut”.  You’ve heard this all your life but I have two questions for you. Do you know what your gut is?  And are you sure you should listen to it? Gut feelings are, simply put, intuition.  And to answer the second question if you should listen to it, I...

4 Reasons New Year’s Resolutions Fail

I can’t decide if I hate New Year’s resolutions or not.  I don’t usually make them but come end of December, I do find myself taking stock of my life and tallying up what’s not-so-hot and how I could make it better.  This is a mistake.  That might be initially...

Someday…

I hear people say different versions of “someday….” almost every single day, for big things and little. As in, “I’ll get to that (whatever that is for you), SOMEDAY”. “I’m going to get around to taking that class once my schedule frees up a bit” “I’m going to ask her...

100 Days of Joyful Living

A few months ago, I was having a pretty crappy day. I don’t remember the details and I’m sure a bad night’s sleep was involved but I do remember thinking “the best way to get out of a bad mood is to focus on what I’m grateful for”. Or what I call a “gratitude check”....