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QUICK GUIDE: How to set goals the SMART way

SMART Goals- a quick guide to making goals that are totally achievable. Do you ever feel like you are working hard but not truly getting anywhere? Maybe your days have become like the hamster in his wheel… spinning, spinning,…

HOW TO STAY MOTIVATED: Looking back to move forward

A friend recently asked me, “How do you stay motivated to keep moving forward?” I responded, “By looking BACK.” You see, my past is my greatest teacher. It is also what gives me hope for a future. I believe…

I’m celebrating the mini victories- and here’s why…

I’ve been getting some pretty cool opportunities recently. Met some great business contacts this past weekend. Made some new friends. Reached a new goal for the month. Today I am practicing celebrating the mini victories. Today I am living in…

TOP 10 Favorite Books for Business and Personal Growth

I love to read. My mind is a fast moving machine and I need to constantly give it something to gobble up. Each year I try to have a book ‘focus’. This year, I’ve been reading some non-fiction books…

The Dog Who Taught Me Obedience…And Other Lessons

I intended for this post to come out earlier. But I took my time instead because I wanted it to be significant, and for awhile the words weren’t coming to me. There is a lot I want to say.…

Write A New Story

Write a new story. Old stories are just that- old. They aren’t the reality of today. . . They may be painful. đź’”They may be traumatic. Or They may be positive old memories that we cling to and don’t…

What’s So Great About Photography Anyways?

I am a photographer. So what’s so great about that? It sounds pretty straight forward. Everyone knows that a photographer takes good pictures. What most people don’t know, however, is all the weird, random, hilarious, and amazing things that photographers…

Rain, The Ultimate Connection

Thunderstorms are like an extra special type of weather. To some, it’s dreary and cold. It could be a good excuse to stay in bed, curl up with fuzzy socks and a cup of tea hiding the day away.…