Checking in with our New Year Resolutions

Most of us, with the best intentions, create New Year’s Resolutions.  In the New Age philosophy, you carry the wave of the freshness of the New Year through the first week or so. I find that goal setting makes me nervous.  Sets me up for failure.  Oh, I know I have to have some daily goals and lifetime goals to reach for.  But in between … Continue reading Checking in with our New Year Resolutions

Simplified Life in 2013

Towards the end of the year I was feeling a great pull to live a simpler life.  I realized that the happiest times that year were with my husband and children.  None of those times included the toys or games or gadgets, the times were having bedroom picnics, reading books, or just enjoying each others company doing whatever.  Realizing this help me understand that the … Continue reading Simplified Life in 2013

10 Tips When you feel discouraged with your business

Feeling discouraged about your business?  From what I’ve read and heard, it’s normal.  Businesses go through flush times and lean times. And if you’re not where you want to be financially, there can be an added element of fear, despondency, a sense of wanting to give up. So what do you do about feeling discouraged?  Here are a few tips I’ve gleaned:   Make a list … Continue reading 10 Tips When you feel discouraged with your business

FEAR – 6 Steps to Help you Move Past It.

F.E.A.R – False evidence appearing real. Does fear stop you from reaching your goals, dreams, desires?  Feel the fear and do it anyway.  That is has been my motto as an adult.  That’s how I raised my children. One day I heard my son say, “I hate bridges.”” I didn’t know that.  He had just crossed a huge bridge and I asked him why he did … Continue reading FEAR – 6 Steps to Help you Move Past It.

Do your short term goals conflict with long term goals?

Short term goals:  Make 2 button bracelets today.  Make one contact. Return phone calls.  Fill 2 orders and mail out.Long term goals:  Complete my BA in fine arts.  Be a jillionaire within 10 years! Recently, I felt very stressed when my short term goals conflicted with my long term goals.  Which is more important?  Do I work on my short term goals at the expense … Continue reading Do your short term goals conflict with long term goals?