Motivational Monday: Be YOUR Best

If there is one thing we humans do best it’s comparing ourselves to each other. Do my shoes look as nice as hers? Does my job sound as accomplished as his? Am I as smart as them? Even when we’re trying not to make those comparisons, they happen. When they do, we lose focus on … Continue reading Motivational Monday: Be YOUR Best

Motivational Monday: Discomfort Fuels Development

When under high pressure, diamonds are formed. Like diamonds, we also have structures that are strengthened and developed after having undergone significant pressure. The uncomfortable situations that we experience not only cause us to feel pressure but they allow us to develop…to grow. Recently, I’ve been thinking about individuals being placed in difficult situations and … Continue reading Motivational Monday: Discomfort Fuels Development

Motivational Monday: Miles to Go

"The woods are lovely, dark and deep,   But I have promises to keep,   And miles to go before I sleep,    And miles to go before I sleep" quotes one of my favorite poems.  I've come to learn that poetry doesn't only sound beautiful when spoken out loud but that poetry also speak volumes on … Continue reading Motivational Monday: Miles to Go

Motivational Monday: Special Edition

So you're probably wondering, what makes this week's Motivational Monday 'special' right?  Well, wonder no more.  This week, I will be celebrating my birthday.  I'm celebrating my years of living and hoping for a lifetime  of love and happiness to follow. Around this time of  year, I'm always more reflexive than usual-- and yes, I'm … Continue reading Motivational Monday: Special Edition

Motivational Monday: 3 Ways to Stay Positive

In a world where reality means defeat, sadness, and failures, how can one stay positive? Here are some ways you can stay positive and on the right track:   See Positivity By trying and trying again   True defeat is the act of not trying when you can create another chance for yourself. If many … Continue reading Motivational Monday: 3 Ways to Stay Positive

Motivational Monday: Keep it Real

Lying to yourself probably causes more damage than any other type of fabrication. Ever told yourself something so false that even your own self couldn’t believe it? Well quite often, I think we happen to disappoint ourselves by not meeting our own expectations. The reason being that we happened to believe in our lies. We … Continue reading Motivational Monday: Keep it Real

Motivational Monday: 3 Thoughts On The New Year

1.  It's Not the End While we usually celebrate the New Year as "the end" of the year, we must also remember that it's more than that.  The New Year also signals the start of another year!   So with that being said, what are YOU going to do about that?  Are you going to seize … Continue reading Motivational Monday: 3 Thoughts On The New Year