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Thriving Is a Choice

I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to lead a THRIVING life to-day (you’ll see why at the end).   I know from my own ‘in the trenches’ experience that you don’t just happen upon a THRIVING life, you have to work at it.  You have to make a conscious decision to make choices [...]

By | April 9th, 2012|Self-Leadership, Thriving|0 Comments

Time Out to Recharge

When was the last time you took some time to 'recharge your batteries'?  If you're like me, it may not have been any time recently!  Unfortunately many people in the workforce don't even use the holiday time they have coming to them, yet time away from work can help you 'chill out' and improve your [...]

By | March 30th, 2012|Thriving|0 Comments

Let’s Smile More!

There was an interesting picture posted on  my Facebook page to-day by 'Garden of Quotes'.  If you're on Facebook check them out, they seem to always come up with some very interesting quotes and I felt that this one definitely bears commenting on.  Here it is:     In case it isn't clear enough to [...]

By | March 6th, 2012|Thriving|0 Comments

More Than Mere Success

Everybody talks about how they want to ‘be successful’ but when I ask them to tell me what that looks like they tend to paint a very lop-sided picture. They go into great detail about how they define and/or see success with respect to their career and financial situation but spend little time on the [...]

By | February 28th, 2012|Self-Leadership, Thriving|0 Comments

Let’s Celebrate Families!

People who are thriving realize that family life is an important part of their thriving lifestyle.   It's hard to thrive if you are ignoring your family and only paying lip service to family values.   This doesn't mean that you have to always put them first, but it does mean that you have to consider [...]

By | February 21st, 2012|Thriving|0 Comments

Happy Valentines’ Day

To-day is Valentines Day, a day dedicated to connecting and spending time with someone special.  While it shouldn't be necessary to have a special day to tell someone how important they are to you, it is nice to have an excuse to show how you really feel without feeling silly. And so it seems very [...]

By | February 14th, 2012|Thriving|0 Comments

Let’s Outsource Overwhelm!

Is It Time to Out Source Your Overwhelm?   Overwhelm: a)  To overcome completely in mind or feeling: she was overwhelmed by exhaustion. b).  To load, heap, treat or address with an overpowering or excessive amount of anything: they were overwhelmed by the number of commitments they had made. I don’t know if you’ve ever [...]

By | February 7th, 2012|Thriving|0 Comments

Start the Year Off Right

Well Jan. 1st has come and gone. Did you make a New Years Resolution or 2? And if you did, how are you doing on keeping them? We’re now half way through the first month of a whole new year and if you haven’t taken some time out to reflect on where you’re going and [...]

By | January 15th, 2012|Thriving|0 Comments

Thriving Through the Hectic Holliday Season

Are you running out of steam in your mad dash to get everything done and experience that ‘perfect’ family holiday?  If you are, you’re not alone. We’re again entering that time of year when all too often we get caught up in high expectations, assumptions and ‘shoulds’, all of which often leave us feeling overwhelmed, [...]

By | December 2nd, 2011|Thriving|0 Comments

What Do You Need to Thrive

Have you ever taken a moment to think about what you need in your life  to thrive - to live your life fully, with no regrets?  If you haven’t thought about thriving, maybe it’s time to start.  Only you can identify what is really important for you, what you want more of in your life, [...]

By | September 17th, 2011|Thriving|0 Comments