Tag: #positivity

What kind of leader are you?

What kind of leader are you?
I am always trying to improve my leadership and overall people skills so I constantly search out articles, books and podcasts to learn about leadership styles and skills. I really connected with this article called 7 Harsh Truths That Will Improve Your Leadership Skills Overnight. It would be easy to read these truths and see what others... Read more »

Quiet Your Mind and Listen

Quiet Your Mind and Listen
A couple of years ago after getting in a car accident, I wrote about one of the big questions in life asking “Does Everything Happen For A Reason?” Once again I am thinking about that question in order to understand some of the disappointments that I have encountered lately. Is life random or is there... Read more »

Candy every day or to be healthy?

Candy every day or to be healthy?
In October, a friend told me about a healthy cleanse that he and his husband were starting, and since I have been steadily gaining weight over the years, I decided to look into it. My weight gain is really only about 1 pound a year, but at 54 years old that is at least 20... Read more »
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How do you respond to rejection and disappointment?

How do you respond to rejection and disappointment?
I love books and articles; I get lost in the process of reading and in writing. Lately though, I have been getting hit with low viewership on my blog and with my e-books as well as rejections from literary agents for the third book I wrote. Friends and family have encouraged me to stay positive... Read more »

Importance of being with friends

Importance of being with friends
It’s so easy to just stay in especially on cold days in Chicago, however on Friday night a group of people planned to go out to celebrate a friend’s birthday. I wanted to go, but I was tired, and it was freezing out. I drank some coffee and took a short nap, but still I... Read more »

Is your father a superhero?

Is your father a superhero?
Recently with the polar vortex temperatures in Chicago, many people said that their car would not start. I was lucky because mine was fine, but it got me thinking about my father. He died almost 19 years ago, but before his death, I knew that I could always count on him to help me. I... Read more »
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Let’s start a #SelfieNoFilter Challenge

Let’s start a #SelfieNoFilter Challenge
Do you participate in the social media challenges? Recently, people were posting a “How well have you aged?” challenge on Facebook. People were asked to post their first and then most recent profile picture to compare the difference. Most people that I saw posting were about 8-10 years apart, and everyone looked great in their newest... Read more »

Meet Elias: “We are all born with intuitive abilities”

Meet Elias: “We are all born with intuitive abilities”
I would like to introduce you to Elias Patras. He leads motivational intuitive workshops, weekend retreats, and classes at Sauk Valley Community College and much more. I met him first when I attended the Manifesting Your Destiny Retreat in August of 2018, which was life changing to me. He has an upcoming retreat called Aspects of... Read more »

Would you go out to eat alone?

Would you go out to eat alone?
In the last few years since my last relationship ended, I have branched out on my own to live life as single person. I got married at 26 so technically I was single until then and even for the year between my divorce and before my next 11 year relationship started, but I was really... Read more »
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A choice to BE? An interview for 2019

A choice to BE? An interview for 2019
Each year, people make New Year’s Resolutions. Sometimes they succeed, but often they fail. Since a resolution is a firm decision to do or not to do something, I say no more resolutions. Instead of doing or not doing something, I choose to BE something in 2019. I believe that we each can choose what... Read more »