Category Archives: Self-Improvement

Tactical vs. Strategic: Getting Clear on How to Achieve Goals

Do you know what I mean when I say, “tactical vs. strategic” as a method for getting clear on achieving goals? So we can start with the appropriate mindset, I’ll provide definitions of both: Tactical: : of or relating to … Continue reading

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2021 Year in Review

My idea for a “2021 Year in Review” was born from reading James Clear’s Atomic Habits. It is a practice he does and recommends in that book. I decided to transform my hand-written year in review notes to a blog … Continue reading

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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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