Even the Small Steps Count

Even the small steps count

  I’m not an avid runner by anyone’s standards. Sunday morning, the combination of the sunshine and crisp fall air compelled me to go for a run. Once some of the kinks worked their way out, it actually felt good. I was proud that I got up early and motivated myself to run. It wasn’t … Read moreEven the Small Steps Count

Reduce stress and increase quality family time with a simple checklist

  In an increasingly chaotic world, we’re all looking for ways to save time, decompress, and enjoy people as opposed to devices. In this post, I’ll share a planning tool that can seriously help reduce stress and increase quality family time with a simple checklist. Oh, and if you don’t have a family you’ll still … Read moreReduce stress and increase quality family time with a simple checklist

When life throws you a curveball…a brief guide to adjusting

when life throws you a curveball - a brief guide to adjusting

Have you ever been in this situation? You make a plan or goal in life. You plod along, navigating the many twists and turns that come your way. Then, a year, or two, or five, later you look back and realize things turned out completely different than you thought they would. In fact, you couldn’t … Read moreWhen life throws you a curveball…a brief guide to adjusting

Ever wonder if you should spend money to save time?

Spend money to save time?

  I HATE GOING TO GROCERY STORE!!! Last week I was waiting in line at the Express Lane pickup at my local supermarket. I thought to myself “remember when you actually had to go into the store, fill your own cart with groceries, and then wait in line to checkout? Ha! This is so much … Read moreEver wonder if you should spend money to save time?

Seeking Your Input on Values

Seeking your input on values

Yep, that’s right. I – the author – am seeking your input on values! This is my first attempt at an interactive post. I’m hoping to get input from no less than 10 people, and as many as will share their suggestions. Since my readership is still small, but hopefully growing, I’m relying on social media (and … Read moreSeeking Your Input on Values

Achieve Your Dreams! Why not?

A motto for 2017 - Why not? - Achieve Your Dreams

A Motto for 2017: Achieve Your Dreams! Why Not? I have big plans for 2017, and honestly friends, I hope you do as well! Perhaps you have hopes & dreams but aren’t sure where to start. Or perhaps your’re making progress but need a gentle kick-in-the-pants. In this post I’ll share a valuable lesson on goal accomplishment, … Read moreAchieve Your Dreams! Why not?

Can you have Group Values but avoid groupthink?

Can you have Group Values but avoid groupthink?

As past blog posts indicate, I’m an advocate of defining one’s core values. My values are the guideposts to my path in life. Being aware of my values helps provide direction, make decisions, and maintain a feeling of balance. The same can be true of values for a group of people. In this post I’ll explore … Read moreCan you have Group Values but avoid groupthink?

Stuck in a Rut? Try these 10 Quick Tips to Dig Yourself Out!

Stuck in a rut? Try these 10 quick tips to dig yourself out!

It’s been a LONG time since I posted anything on insightlopedia.life. Far too long! I could make excuses, but let’s just say life got in the way and I was unsure what to post next. I was stuck in a rut! So I brainstormed some ideas to get my mind going. Low and behold, I … Read moreStuck in a Rut? Try these 10 Quick Tips to Dig Yourself Out!

The Best Advice I Ever Got

The Best Advice I Ever Got

Over the course of my life I’ve been fortunate enough to be on the receiving end of some supremely valuable advice. Advice is meant to be shared! In this post I’ll talk about the best advice I ever got. I’ll also site who shared it, and explain how it helped shape my life.   The … Read moreThe Best Advice I Ever Got

A novel approach to define your character through reflection

Define your character through reflection

In this post you will learn a novel approach to define your character through reflection. You will also learn how to better understand family and friends by having a genuine conversation with them. Many thanks to Jack Woodville London, who provided the inspiration for this post. What is Reflection? The story below illustrates a novel approach … Read moreA novel approach to define your character through reflection