What is motivation? Motivation is literally the desire to do things. It’s the difference between waking up before dawn to pound the pavement and lazing around the house all day. It’s the crucial element in setting and attaining goals—and research shows you can influence your own levels of motivation and self-control. So, figure out what you want, […]


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World Suicide Prevention Day 2017

  September 10, 2017 is World Suicide Prevention Day and [your name, blog, or organization] (is) asking everyone to Take 5 to Save Lives! Take 5 to Save Lives is a public awareness campaign started by the National Council for Suicide Prevention in support of World Suicide Prevention Day. The campaign provides prevention-focused tools to […]

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Originally posted on lillmi:
Today MONDAY –  Follow Up Day. Following up from the weeks’ successes and moving the ‘almosts’ into the water as they decide to “step off the boat”, as my pastor, Chad, shared Sunday- is my Monday goal. As I sat there 7 rows back,  listening to him, I could just see…

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What is Branding? “A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or any other feature that identifies one seller’s good or service as distinct from those of other sellers” (American Marketing Association). So, what does it mean? It’s how you set yourself apart from the crowd and how people see you.  Target Bulls-eye and you think of […]

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I had a video playing and was only half paying attention when something he said struck a chord with me.  He said, “Fear ~ don’t let it close you off in your box.” I even played that part again!  I kept thinking about that all day and how I have let some of my fears […]

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The Box

I’ve been thinking a great deal about “expanding my box”.  What did I need to do to grow my comfort zone and not feel the need to go back to where I felt the most content? Every box starts with the bottom and the 4 sides.  The bottom is my comfort zone or my starting […]

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The Desk

I have been taking inventory of all the changes that have happened in my life over the last couple months and how can I use these events to “expand my box” and learn from it. One of the changes I chose to make to give me the feeling of having some control was to rearrange […]

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