Category: Life experience

STARTING A BLOG – THE EMOTIONAL ROLLER COASTER

STARTING A BLOG – THE EMOTIONAL ROLLER COASTER

Disclaimer: This is a how-to mixed with the process of kicking your own butt into pushing the go-live button on your blog and the crazy emotional breakdown that goes along with it. Overcoming your fear when tackling a new venture, working toward a goal, or making lasting change in your life is going to require courage. The fears we have that we will not be successful, well liked, or well received create massive barriers to trying new things. In order to grow, you have to take a great leap of...Read More
ONLINE SELLERS SHOOT THEMSELVES IN THE FOOT WHEN THEY LACK INTEGRITY

ONLINE SELLERS SHOOT THEMSELVES IN THE FOOT WHEN THEY LACK INTEGRITY

There are 4.1 billion people on the internet going into 2019. There are 1.94 billion web sites in the world. Every hour new businesses go live. Depending on your interest and intent an internet search could be for a specific business, a product, service, information, or just surfing around for entertainment. Integrity online is more important than ever in this digital age. Your ability to access anything and everything 24/7 has changed the way you do business. Online business has to portray a feeling of trust in mere seconds. A...Read More
WHEN DOING THE RIGHT THINGS PUTS YOU IN THE WRONG

WHEN DOING THE RIGHT THINGS PUTS YOU IN THE WRONG

When doing the right thing leads to personal attack you have to remember that the response is not about you. A recent situation that began with gratitude degraded a few days later to anger and blame in a public forum. This type of behavior is difficult to process. But there are a few simple steps to keep an even keel. THE FOUR AGREEMENTS I have been influenced by a book called “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz. The book is based on Toltec wisdom that talks about the four...Read More
COPING SKILLS TO PREVENT MELTDOWN WHEN UNEXPECTED DRAMA APPEARS

COPING SKILLS TO PREVENT MELTDOWN WHEN UNEXPECTED DRAMA APPEARS

According to psychology today, there are two types of responses to situations. There is problem-focused coping and emotion-focused coping. How you respond when unexpected problems occur says a lot about what type of person you are. We will examine a few types of reactions and how they affect your mind and body, and suggest better coping skills. When we are in panic mode, have fear, feel like we are threatened with no escape, among others, our bodies immediately dump hormones into our systems preparing to either fight or flee. This...Read More
COMBAT SPIRALING A1C AND RECLAIM YOUR LIFE

COMBAT SPIRALING A1C AND RECLAIM YOUR LIFE

In early 2017 my husband was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is determined by analyzing A1C and glucose levels. Instead of medication, we chose to try the diet and exercise route and see how that went. Over 18 months there was enough of a change in levels to warrant a prediabetes classification. The steps we took are chronicled below. Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. This means I may earn a small commission should you chose to sign up for a program or make a purchase using my link. I...Read More