Be Present

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all of those celebrating in the US!!  Such a great day to spend with family and friends eating lots of food, watching football and having a drink or two!  Take the time to be present with your families while you are there and be grateful for your time together.  Be sure to thank whoever is cooking and baking for the big day as they have spent many hours preparing everything! Thank you so much for being a…
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Create Your Best Day Today

Just a short post this morning – I got up early this morning to catch the beautiful sunrise.  Seeing the waves roll in from the ocean over the sand was such a breathtaking view to have.   It definitely clears your head and gives you a chance to just enjoy the beauty of it all.   I can see why there is a whole group of people who love getting up in the morning to get their day started early.   Maybe if…
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How Much Do You Really Care?

One of the people that used to report to me was remembering her Mother who had passed away in a really heartfelt post on Facebook. She was reporting to me at the time when her Mom was sick and as you can imagine have a difficult time with it. I had been in a similar position with my own Mom about 10 years before that so I could completely empathize with what she was going through. We used to meet…
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Do You Want the Secret to Changing Your Life?

                  I was thinking about stress, balance and how sleep impacts your life. Thanks to the world of electronics, you can track your sleep now. I started using an app on my iPhone called Sleep Cycle to track my sleep. (you can try the free trial version.) I can see how much sleep I am getting, how often I wake up in the night and how that compares to averages and trends….
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Want to be more productive? Block time on your calendar.

During this time of year, parents all over the country are getting up at 4:30 am in the morning on the weekends to drive their children to all-day regional volleyball tournaments.  Some people even fly out of state for the national tournaments.  This didn’t really exist when I was younger, or at least I didn’t know about it.  Both of my girls were a part of club volleyball for about 5 years.  At times my husband and I would have…
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Are you Living in the Moment?

“Forget yesterday – it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow – you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift – today.” ― Steve Maraboli This quote is about appreciating what you have right in front of you and being open to it.  Don’t live in a world of regret dwelling on what you wish would have happened or constantly wishing for what might be coming next.  Take a moment to appreciate what…
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