Believe in Yourself First

Do you like yourself? Are you happy with who you are? As you navigate life and relationships, you have to believe in yourself first. If you are struggling with having confidence or even liking yourself, you are not alone.  I talk with several people who have these same struggles.  They have anxiety about disappointing others, […]

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“Just Settle In”

“Just settle in” she said.  “Just settle in and enjoy what has been created.”  I was talking with a gal, a professional, a wife, a mother of two primary aged children about her upcoming 40th Birthday and 10th Wedding Anniversary. She spent her 20’s learning and exploring life.   Her 30’s were for building, defining and […]

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Your Most Powerful Tool

As I work with people on fitness lifestyle coaching, I have learned that your most powerful tool is your mind.   Or, I should really say that your most powerful tool is your MADE-UP mind. Once you make up your mind about something, it is there to stay.  Commitment Making up your mind means you have […]

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Eating Healthy While on a Budget

Many people believe that eating healthy while on a budget is not possible.   That is just not the case.  There are many ways to stay on your budget while eating healthy.  We will look at some strategies. Healthy Ingredients  First, buy healthy ingredients that will help you stick to your budget: (You will notice […]

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Time to Get Back on Track

Do you get off track from your eating goals at times?  I know that I do.  Off Track The most recent time for me was during the recent KC Chiefs Super Bowl.  Today is a new day however and time to get back on track with my normal routine. Picture the scene; we are in […]

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It’s All About Their Character

I am a Chiefs fan and live in the Kansas City area. And as you know, the Super Bowl is just around the corner.  Kansas City is so excited and is going all out to support our champion team.  This is a HUGE deal for us since the Chiefs have not been to the Super […]

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100 Things We’ve Learned After 30 Years of Marriage

We have had the pleasure of being married for 30 years. In that time, we have learned many lessons about life and about each other. We put together a list that reflects what we have done to stay committed and to grow deeper in love over the past three decades. Our Top 100 List 1. […]

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Keep Motivated with Your Exercise Routine

Now that winter is here, it is dark and cold outside.  If you choose early morning exercise, sometimes it is hard to get out of a warm, cozy bed to face the elements outside.  It can be hard and challenging to keep motivated with your exercise routine.  Here are three ideas on how to stay […]

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Be Vulnerable, Put Yourself Out There

Be vulnerable, put yourself out there “they” said.   What in the world do they (social media experts) mean?  So, I looked up vulnerability.  It is the emotion that we feel during times of risk, uncertainty and emotional exposure.  It is a feeling that makes us uncomfortable and gives us anxiety.  So, that phrase means to […]

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It Takes Hard Work to Achieve Your Goals

What is your dream or goal you want to achieve? Does the progress towards it come easy or does it take a great deal of effort?  In my experience, it takes hard work to achieve your goals.  That hard work usually includes a slow journey faced with many challenges. Here are 7 attributes that have […]

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