Tag : qualities

Helping Others Requires Giving

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“When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are.  All you notice is the person who doesn’t.” ~Jodi Picoult, Change of Heart As a yoga teacher and personal trainer, I am blessed to learn to know people on a deeper level than many others.  At my […]

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Life Isn’t an Either-Or Proposition

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“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.” ~Teddy Roosevelt As I was training with the kettlebell this morning, I […]

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The Only Right Way to Do It

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“The best way to do it, is to do it!” ~Amelia Earhart When trying to make a change in our lives, often we allow ourselves to get bogged down in details, overanalyzing, procrastination, dread or the worst, perfectionism.  We begin to think that we can never accomplish our undertaking to our own high expectations, so […]

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Fall is a terrific time to look at our diet and exercise routines. When we talk about routine, we often use the word negatively, as if having a routine is some how “bad.”  Routines are not bad things; routines provide comfort and stability. Daily time routines let us know where and when we need to be places. […]

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Learning to Love

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“It’s not how much you do but how much love you put into the doing that matters.” ~ Mother Teresa My husband and I spent the weekend at Whitewater Memorial Park near Liberty, Indiana.  We were pleasantly surprised by the beauty and solitude of the park and the trails.  Although it was a busy, holiday […]

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“We all want to be special and stand out; there’s nothing wrong with this. The irony is that every human being is special to start with, because we’re unique to start with. But then we go through some sort of boot camp from the age of zero to about 18 where we learn everything we […]

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This weekend at the Randy Miner Memorial Country Run, I received a big lesson in lost opportunities.  As I have been looking at the Facebook page and learning about more about Randy, I realize that I missed out on knowing someone very special.  I knew Randy only as a co-worker with whom I had little […]

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Dreaming BIG Dreams = Hard Work!

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Someone told me this weekend that I was working so hard because I am finally becoming successful within my business. Their words kind of stopped me in my tracks. I am not working any harder now than when I was when trying to build my business. From all outside appearances, a year ago, I was […]

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This week, I lost one of my most important mentors.  He was the greatest Bible scholar I have ever known and he helped me learn truth and to live in genuine freedom within my life.  His teaching allowed me to live in peace with the Word.  Were it not for his bold teaching, I wonder […]

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  “I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.” ~ Winston Churchill As the end of the next to last teacher training closed on Sunday, Mimi asked us each to share “one word” for the week.  The word that bubbled up was “ready,” so I spoke it.  “But am […]

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