Posts tagged "motivation"

Mid-Week Inspiration: Koni Dole returns to the gridiron after leg amputation

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It’s a short work week so I’m throwing up some mid-week motivation.  This story is truly inspiring and amazing.  Koni Dole, a Huntley Project High School student, was injured playing football last year.  The doctors told him his base case scenario was to amputate his leg.  Can you imagine making that decision as an active... Read more »

Motivation Monday

Motivation Monday
                              It’s the beginning of the week and that means a little motivation monday to help get your week started.  Not that there’s not a lot going on to help get you excited about the week; for starters the Blackhawks have... Read more »

Motivation Monday: 50 life lessons

Motivation Monday: 50 life lessons
It’s Monday and since it’s a little rainy I think we could all use a little motivation via the way of 50 life lessons.  Regina Brett-author, journalist and speaker, has written and shared her 50 lessons life taught me.  When I first saw this article it was attached via Facebook with this beautiful picture of... Read more »
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Motivation Monday: Cubs opening day-do you have hope?

Motivation Monday: Cubs opening day-do you have hope?
It’s Monday and Chicago Cubs opening day, so here is a little motivation to get your day started.  The theme of today is hope.  The one thing I can say and everyone can say about Cubs fans is that they have hope.  Every year fans come back with a new found spirit and excitement that... Read more »

Motivation Monday: Do you believe anything is possible? Illinois Fighting Illini vs Arizona 2005

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With March Madness getting into fool swing I am reminded of how anything is possible.  As an Illini alum I am saddened at the loss to Miami last night.  It’s always great to see a game so close, yet sad knowing one team will walk away and their year will be over.  Especially when it’s... Read more »

Motivation Monday: Will you get back up when you get knocked down?

Motivation Monday: Will you get back up when you get knocked down?
Today’s motivation monday questions how you will or how you have responded when you’ve been knocked down.  It’s easy when everything seems to be going right to stay positive, work hard and continue to look forward.  It’s another when life seems to knock you down a bit. I believe in life we are all tested... Read more »
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Motivation Monday: Are you being consistent?

Motivation Monday: Are you being consistent?
It’s Monday and that means it’s time for a little motivational message.  I think this picture and quote is an important thought to remember.  All goals, fitness and others, are accomplished with consistency.  You wake up each and every morning to spend your day working toward your goal.  Day after day you will get closer... Read more »

Motivation Monday: realizing your possibilities are endless

Motivation Monday: realizing your possibilities are endless
Happy Monday! It’s the first full week in March and there’s lots of things to be excited about.  First, the start of March means in a few short weeks Spring will be here.    That’s definitely something to look forward to if this Chicago winter is dragging you down.  On the flip side, if you’re... Read more »

Mid Week Inspiration

Mid Week Inspiration
Happy Wednesday! It’s the middle of the week and personally I feel like wednesday can be a tricky day in terms of goals.  Half the week is behind you and half the week is still ahead, but at least it’s the part that is closer to the weekend.  Humpday, Wednesday, is a great day to... Read more »
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Motivation Monday: Mid January Inspiration

Motivation Monday: Mid January Inspiration
It’s Monday January 14th and that means it’s time for some major motivation.  The quote above is perfect for your mid month motivation.  January seems to be a time of new beginnings, new goals and new creative sparks for people.  I think it’s important to be okay with taking all of January to figure out... Read more »