Week 5 ~ Look at your life as if it’s the first time you've seen it or the last time you’ll ever see it… Does this sound daunting? I can’t remember where I heard or saw a statement similar to this, but it stuck with me. I thought about how much we take for granted in our lives. Our pretty houses, or pretty neighborhoods, or soft beds, or fast cars, or gosh.. the list goes on and on. So … [Read more...] about Week 5 ~ Throughout your day, stop and be AHHHmazed
Week 1 ~ PAUSE & PRAISE Each year I like to kick off our 15 week challenge from the same starting point… GRATITUDE… If there is one thing I know for sure, it is that we are a BUSY people. We are rocking and rolling every day. I just read a study that asked people “how busy are you” and the overwhelming answer was “busier this year than I was last year…and busier last year than the year … [Read more...] about Week 1 ~ Pause & Praise
...and so we begin. The first word for our ONE WORD weekly challenge is always, always, always my starting point... always. the word this week is... THANK-FULL Yes, I know I spelled it wrong… J however, the very first way to realize how FULL your life is, is by looking for all you are thankful for. So this week your challenge is easy (I hope). I want you to brainstorm daily (if you can) … [Read more...] about week 1 – “THANKFUL”
I love when I am preparing for a talk that I am going to give. Every time I book a date to speak to a group, I have an excitement that arises deep in my heart. Partly because for some crazy reason, I LOVE talking to audiences... The larger the better. But the other part is the research. I love that my "homework" includes finding and watching gems like this ~click here ~Today while zipping … [Read more...] about I love homework
Ok, so I thought I should follow my own lead and list my Alphabetical list of A-Z Thankfulness. Here goes. A. Animals - I love our dog, Lucy, our cats Al & Dakota, and even our quirky hamster Mort. B. BED. I love my bed. I love naps! I love sleep C. Chocolate - there. I said it. I am grateful for tiny bites of delicious chocolate. they make me smile. D. Doerre Middle School … [Read more...] about My Alpha list
How can this weeks challenge NOT be about Thankfulness. It is, after all, Thanksgiving week. Here's a little twist for you though. This week challenge yourself to write out what you are thankful, but do it ALPHABETICALLY! That's right, start at A and go to Z. Once you finish, start again. As you have probably heard me say a thousand times, (well if you know me, that is). It's easy to be … [Read more...] about Week 9 ~ What am I Thankful for List
Wheeee! Let the fun begin! Today I post our first of fifteen challenges. Where should we start?? Actually, if you have heard me speak before or participated in this challenge in the last few years, you probably know where I think we should start. Before we begin, let me explain our challenge theme this year ```15 WEEKS OF LISTS``` I would guess that 90% or so of our participants own a smart … [Read more...] about Week 1 ~ What are you Grateful for?