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

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?

How I Use Core Values & Color to Plan My Life

Life Planning with Color

I truly enjoy making goals, creating lists, and most of all, accomplishing the plans I’ve outlined! You may not enjoy planning & task organization like I do, but if we want to achieve dreams & goals, it’s a necessary step. Today I’m going to talk about how I use my core values and color to … Read moreHow I Use Core Values & Color to Plan My Life

Revelations from a Mountaintop: Living a Purposeful Life

A few weekends ago we drove to burgeoning Asheville, NC to meet our friend and de facto tour guide for a leisurely hike. Little did I know the adventure we set out on would be such an enriching experience, touching on many of my core values. Documenting our day-long journey will certainly serve to cement … Read moreRevelations from a Mountaintop: Living a Purposeful Life