Category Archives: Self-Improvement

Cut Through Fear-Based Inaction: A Practical Idea on How

Let’s talk about how to cut through fear-based inaction. By that I mean, stalling on something you know you need to do, because you are afraid to do it. Have you ever neglected to take an action or make a … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of Social Media

The pros and cons of social media, examined. The rise of social media in the last 15 years has been both a wonderful and a terrible thing. As someone who has used it from the early days, as a marketer … Continue reading

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5 Things Being a Business Owner Has Taught Me

I can’t tell you the exact date I decided I wanted to start a business. The data nerd in me regrets that because I do love specifics. It was more of a gradual realization over time. Through a series of … Continue reading

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A “New and Improved” Way to Tackle the New Year

I’ve come to a realization about starting out the new year that has made a big difference for me, as an introvert. Read about it in less than 500 words! Continue reading

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Maybe Things Aren’t as Bad as We Think: An Optimist’s Take on Political Incivility

In the United States of America, we are more divided as a nation than at any time in recent history. While I wasn’t personally alive during the Civil War (despite what small children might think regarding my ancient status), my … Continue reading

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Picking Blackberries as a Life Analogy

Recently, my husband and I were on a hunt for wild blackberries in a natural area close to our home. If you’ve ever picked blackberries, you know that flesh wounds are nearly inevitable as the juicy berries are nestled among … Continue reading

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Variety: The Spice of Life … and Writing

Many suggest that picking a niche to blog about is the way to success. They may be right, but I decline to narrow my focus. Here is a look at my wide range of topics. Continue reading

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Do More Better: A (Christian) Productivity Book That Changed My Life

Does your life need more organization? Do you feel you could get more accomplished with a few pointers? Do More Better is a short, powerful book to help with just that. Continue reading

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Planners and Spontaneous People: Honest Thoughts from a Planner

Like oil and water, those that like to plan their schedules in advance and those who operate with nothing but spontaneity don’t mix well. At least under natural circumstances. Planners, of which I am one, like to know what is … Continue reading

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Balancing Humor and Gospel Sober-Mindedness

I love to laugh, be silly and spread humor and ridiculum. It gives me great joy to discover or think up something funny and share it with others. If it makes me laugh, or smile, I figure it might do … Continue reading

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