Category Archives: Motivation

Motivation

Leading An Intentional Life – guest post

I recently entered a contest at Irish Carter’s Dedicated 2 Life blog — and I won! Thank you much, Irish! Please click to see my winning guest post: Leading An Intentional Life While there, I hope you check out Irish’s … Continue reading

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Do We Make the Most of Our Freedom?

“To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.” – Virginia Woolf I recently had the opportunity to travel to Spain and France for a vacation. In Normandy, France, we visited the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial. Thousands of our U.S. … Continue reading

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Choosing Our Role Models

“I think the best role models for women are people who are fruitfully and confidently themselves, who bring light into the world.” – Meryl Streep Our parents teach us how to live, and often we follow their example. In some … Continue reading

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Overcoming Inertia

“All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is to act as if it were impossible to fail.” – Dorothea Brande I’ve been struggling with inertia lately in the areas of fitness, blogging, and writing in … Continue reading

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Too Comfortable?

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” ― Edith Sitwell We all have our comforts – … Continue reading

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Using Our Talents

“As simple as it sounds, we all must try to be the best person we can: by making the best choices, by making the most of the talents we’ve been given.” – Mary Lou Retton I think of a talented … Continue reading

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Life is an Adventure: Ann

“Let go of your baggage so you can see how far you can fly.” – Ann Ann is one of my role models. She exercises, eats healthy food, takes steps to improve herself, and enjoys hiking in mountains. But she … Continue reading

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