Posts in category "Motivation"

When Learning to Fail is the Lesson

In your lifetime you will be presented with objectives, tasks, goals, careers and relationships.  With some of these you will always be successful.  10 out of 10 you will always hit your mark.  You will be able to accomplish some things with little to no effort, even with your eyes closed.  However, there are going... Read more »

7 Tips to Successfully Deal With Failure

So you did your best but you guess your best wasn’t good enough?  Have you ever approached a situation where you gave it your all and still came up short?  Did you believe that the cards were all stacked in your favor and there was no possible way you could fail and yet you did?... Read more »

Set It Off Sisters

Lately have you found yourself saying, “I aint a killa’ but don’t push me!”  If you are like most you can find things daily that can push you over the edge. Unfortunately, due to older age or your position in the P.T.A. you have to weigh the consequences of pulling your hair back, slapping some... Read more »
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HOW TO GET YOUR 'KEYS' TO SUCCESS

There was an article in the Chicago Sun-Times on October 5, 2012 entitled “CTA bus driver on disability chauffeured celebrities.” In my opinion the article wasn’t as important as an excerpt that I read. It said, “Ward admitted that he has been driving celebrities…it all began with a chance encounter with Tyler Perry in 1998... Read more »

The Love Series - 5 Ways You Can Show Your Love via Support

Roses are red, violets are blue.  When you are in need who is there for you? Were you immediately able to name off your ‘go-to girl’; ‘your 5′; your squad; your posse?  Or, were you struggling trying to figure out who would you call if stuff hit the fan.  In a friendship it is important... Read more »

CONSISTENCY IS KEY!

There are some goals that you created for yourself this year.  While you are hopeful that you will meet and even exceed your goals realize that some of your goals might require more work in order to become a reality.  Let this blog serve as encouragement for you to not give up–even when you get... Read more »
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HOW TO GET WHAT YOU WANT IN 2015

So, are you staring at the calendar wondering why all of those fantastic things you planned to happen in 2015 haven’t happened yet?  After all, it’s almost 14 whole days into the New Year and NOTHING seems to be working out for you.  To make matters worse you find out that some of the issues... Read more »

NO NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION

Well, it’s 7 days into the New Year and I think it’s safe to say…we made it!  For some of you, you are 7 days in going strong on all of your goals and resolutions.  For the rest, you are possibly grabbing that pencil and erasing those tentative resolutions that at the time sounded good... Read more »

LIFE IS...TOO SHORT!

I ran across a post from a friend on Facebook.  She mentioned that life was too short not to be happy and that she refuses to be anything other than happy.  If only people understood that wanting to be happy is as simple as choosing to be.  So many fall into playing the victim of situation and circumstance... Read more »
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10 Items or Less

The other day while waiting to check out at the grocery store I ran into a young woman.  Within the five minutes of speaking with her I learned a lifetime of lessons. Her advice: you’re never too old to find love, and its never too late to pursue your dreams.  This young lady  just happened... Read more »