Tagged with teachable moment

Never In My Wildest Dreams…

“God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day.” — Psalm 46: 5, NIV I’m rocking a new word for the One Word 365 Challenge. The goal of this challenge is pretty simple, ditch the New Year’s resolution list and focus on one word that will define your year. No … Continue reading

Living My Life Like It’s Golden…

It’s ‘Why Not’ Wednesday and today’s no fail message is about standing in the sun. Goodness abounds when people around you are doing well. That is to say when good things happen in the lives of the people we care about we are instinctively aware of their happiness. We also become happy. We’re so good … Continue reading

Having the Gift of Good-bye Means…

Guest Post by Franchesca Warren There are people who can walk away from you. And hear me when I tell you this! When people can walk away from you: let them walk. I don’t want you to try to talk another person into staying with you, loving you, calling you, caring about you, coming to … Continue reading

Finishing What You Started Looks Like…

It’s ‘Why Not’ Wednesday and today’s no fail message is about recalibrating. Imagine having the opportunity to start again because you veered off your intended path, there’s a lot to be said about the potential of a do over. Finding yourself off track is never easy. Sometimes it’s intentional; we deliberately take a break; sometimes it’s … Continue reading

Repositioning Yourself For Success Requires…

It’s ‘Why Not’ Wednesday and today’s no fail message is about the comfort zone. Take a look around you…did you know that the people and environments you’re most commonly associated with influence the decisions you make in your life? It’s true. Look left: Do you value the relationships you have with family and friends? Is … Continue reading

Who Are You Without Your Emotions?

It’s ‘Why Not’ Wednesday and today’s no fail message is about shifting perspectives. Have you ever heard the expression ‘separate the wheat from the chaff’? It essentially means that you separate the things that are useful and purposeful from the things that are not worthy. Often times we become our emotions, internalizing them and using … Continue reading

Are You Addicted to Stress?

It’s ‘Why Not’ Wednesday and today’s no fail message is about addictions. When we hear the word “addiction” we often associate it with drug, alcohol, food or sex abuse, but did you know that you could be addicted to stress? It’s true. It means that there is a chemical reaction in your body that enables you … Continue reading

The Best Way To Say ‘No’ And Not Lose Yourself

Have you ever felt backed into a corner? You wanted to say “no” …needed to say “no”….knowing well that “no” would be the right thing to say, but somehow between your brain processing the request and your mouth opening, the word “yes” comes falling out? It never ceases to amaze me how we make commitments … Continue reading