Tag Archives: Motivation

June 19: Throw Caution to the Wind

Every once in a while, you need to stop playing it safe, stop making excuses and throw caution to the wind.  Take a chance on someone.  Take a chance on yourself. Today, instead of giving made up examples and speaking to direct reasons to take my advice, I am going […]

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June 18: Create a Bucket List

This is a guest post by fellow blogger-extrordinaire Elle Swim.  She writes a Bucket List blog, so this is kind of her specialty. Do you ever feel like your days are slipping away from you?  Do you ever wish that you accomplished more over the weekend or wonder where the […]

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June 17: Set a Deadline

I admit it. I am a lister. I create lists for everything. task lists to-do lists grocery lists project lists wish lists contact lists activity lists bulleted lists see my point? For me, they are easier to manage than random notes for things I need to take care of.  It […]

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June 16: Stop Making Excuses and Achieve Greatness

Seriously, knock it off. All too often in life, we find ourselves making excuses for ourselves.  We are afraid to take risks.  We are scared of the unknown.  We are afraid to step outside of what is comfortable to us.  We are afraid to leave what is safe. We are […]

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June 14: Make Something New

As you might have noticed, I posted another blog earlier tonight.  The first one, a guest post I wrote for Team Cocktail, really got me thinking about actions that embody the mantra of “Get Busy Livin.’”  To speak to kindness and generosity, Lyndsey, the leader of Team Cocktail (her title […]

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June 12: Take a Hike

Leave. Be Gone. Take a hike. Find a mountain Find a trail Grab a few bottles of water Take a walk. Get the blood flowing. Hiking is great for the mind, body and soul.  It get’s you out into nature where you get away from the toils of society, the […]

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June 9: The Long Road Home

As of January 28th, 2011, I walked away from corporate America. Since then, I have not driven to work, or home from work. I have sat behind a computer in a hotel, driven Juliet to and from work in the snow, driven cross country, everything, except for gone to an […]

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June 8: Relax!

In this series of posts, only a short 8 days in, I have brought up relevant ways for you to take action and get busy living your life.  Most include pushing yourself outside the boundaries of the social norm, outside of your comfort zone. But what happens when you have […]

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June 6: Get Lost

In today’s world we are ruled by technology.  Even our vacations and other travels have become ruled by technology. We research vacations online, we book hotels, airfare, rental cars, excursions, all online.  We get to our vacation area, put an address in the GPS Navigation on our phones or in […]

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A New Type of Blog

“Storytellers, by the very act of telling, communicate a radical learning that changes lives and the world: telling stories is a universally accessible means through which people make meaning” – Chris Cavanaugh One month ago today, I wrote about needing a direction and some focus for the blog.  I felt that […]

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