• Well-Being

    Not Tomorrow – TODAY!

    It seems like 2018 just rolled into 2019, but last week, I turned the calendar over to August. For years as a student, and then as a teacher, I considered August the beginning of a new year. New school clothes,…

  • Well-Being

    Let Your Dreams Motivate You

    What is it you want to do in life? Go ahead. Brainstorm. Take out that sheet of paper and write down some of the things you want to accomplish in life. Me? I want to share my writing and my…

  • Living Your Best Life

    Facing the “Have to’s”

    When I was growing up, my parents instilled in me that the “have to’s” and “must to’s” come before the “want to’s” at an early age.     You must eat your vegetables if you want dessert. You must clean…

  • Living Your Best Life

    Goals, Not Dreams

    What are your dreams? I don’t mean those that fill your brain as you sleep at night; I mean the things that occupy your thoughts, keep you from falling asleep at night, or divert your focus when you are trying…

  • Living Your Best Life

    Make It Happen!

    Our lesson today comes from song “What a Feeling” from the film Flashdance.   I’ve always found the movie Flashdance motivating. Take a young woman who has always had a passion for dancing and a dream to go to a…