How to Create S.M.A.R.T. Goals

How to Create S.M.A.R.T. Goals

The video and guidelines below will help you to form achievable goals. The first thing to know: a S.M.A.R.T. goal always begins with two words:  “I will . . .” SMART Goals Are Specific It’s easier to reach goals when they are specific, so try to keep yours short and…

Fake It Until You Make It

Have you ever heard the term “fake it until you make it”? Sounds dishonest at first glance. What would be fraudulent about “faking” your inner critic? The reality is your inner gremlin is constantly sending you false messages. Competitive sports trick opposing teams with misleading moves to win games. If…

Let Your Life Speak

“Let Your Life Speak” is an old Quaker saying. When reflecting on these four simple words, we are asked to acknowledge how we are living our lives. If you stopped in this moment and wrote down ten ways that “your life speaks”, what would be revealed? What would this inventory…

SELF-CRITICALNESS HOLDS YOU BACK

In our current cultural environment, civility and respect for fellow humans are fading into the background while faultfinding and bullying emerges as acceptable interfacing. Our focus on having the “right” image coupled with social shaming has given rise to more perfectionistic tendencies. The impact is that we become self-critical, which…

Treasures Are Within

Within you dwells inherent hidden treasures. You are a walking gold mine of unearthed rare traits, qualities, and abilities. Think of life as a treasure hunt with the purpose of discovering your greatest self. Treasure hunters search the unknown for sacred artifacts that will enrich their lives. We can also…

You Are Unique

The dictionary defines Idiosyncrasy as a “characteristic, habit, mannerism that is peculiar to an individual”. Who doesn’t have personality peculiarities, oddities, or quirks? Learning how to love every aspect of our individual extraordinariness is a quest worth pursuing so we may discover our most valued self. Many people spend more…

Search For Happiness – A Life Well Lived

Aristotle said, “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” If happiness is our human quest and we chase external possessions or speedy solutions, we quickly learn that the expectant joy is temporary. It is interesting that we are born with…

Wonder

Wonder is defined as “a feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar or inexplicable”. When was the last time you were momentarily awed by something inexplicable? When have you lingered to witness a bright moon bedazzled with millions of stars? Wonder touches something deep within…