Cherishing the Opportunity Life Gives Us

If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden. (Frances HodgsonBurnett, The Secret Garden) In 2004, I got a nursing job in High Level, Alberta, Canada. High Level is a town nine hours north of Edmonton, Alberta. My family had mixed feelings about the relocation to High Level:…

You are not a mess, you are a masterpiece

God takes a broken heart and turns it to a Masterpiece- Malika E Nura God is always able to use our brokenness to create something beautiful- Shelley Hitz, Broken Crayons Still Color When the abstract paintings of Jackson Pollock were first introduced people said, that’s not art. It’s too weird, too chaotic. Everyone hated his…

You should never beg for anything

You should never beg for anything. Whenever you beg for anything, you simply say that you don’t deserve it and you’re depending on someone’s mercy to give it to you. Begging is a loser’s mentality. A loser is too dependent on other people’s choices to get what he/she wants and that’s why they usually don’t…

In Spite of Everything, you are not a Victim of Your Circumstances

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” –Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning. “Sometimes the world…

Let us choose to make our hopes bigger!

“Never give up. Never give up. Never, never, never, never — in nothing, great or small, large or petty — never give in, except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.”– Winston Churchill “Our Greatest weakness lies in giving up. The…

When things don’t go as you planned

When was the last time in your business (or life) that things didn’t go as you planned? Assuming you can answer that question, you’re not alone! This is true even in business, even when we follow someone’s launch plan to a tee, when we complete all the “assignments* our coach gives us, or we post on…

 Overcoming Negative Behavior Patterns

What happens after you’ve tried a new productivity routine for a few hours, a day, or even a week only to then find yourself seemingly right back where you started? Do you give up? Or try once more with renewed determination to make the habit stick? Falling back into patterns and behaviors you thought you’d…

To all my friends, thank you for being a friend 

“The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.” – Hubert H. Humphrey “If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together. Keep me in your heart. I’ll be there forever.” – Winnie the Pooh “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light”…

Today I Just Want To Thank God For The Gift Of Life

“Reflect upon your present blessings—of which every man has many—not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.”—Charles Dickens When you arise in the morning,think of what a precious privilege it isto be alive;to breathe, to think,to enjoy, to love. ~ Marcus Aurelius  “Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life…

When You Believe the “I don’t deserve” voice

“I will not try to convince you to love me, to respect me, to commit to me. I deserve better than that; I AM BETTER THAN THAT…Goodbye.”― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience “Make the most of what you have and keep your standards high. Never settle for anything less than you…

Don’t live your life impressing others

“We all have different things that we go through in our everyday life, and it’s really important to know just at the end of the day, it doesn’t matter what you face, you know that you’re going to win at the end of the day. You got to believe in yourself. You got to believe…