Ask For Help

Ask For Help

I had to ask for help today. A few years back, it probably wouldn’t have happened and if it did, it would have been two or three days after it should have happened. And, by that time, I would have missed the opportunity to check myself before I wrecked myself. Yep....
“Down Day”

“Down Day”

Everyone has a “down day.” I had one yesterday. I wasn’t really feeling sad or depressed, I just couldn’t get focused on what I had planned and written down in my calendar for the day. I was definitely distracted. I allowed that to set my mood for the day but I...
Life Long Learning

Life Long Learning

I’m not your traditional college student. Not at all. But, I am a life-long learner. My high school had three tracks of study; business, academics and vocational. Since I didn’t really know what I wanted to do after high school, I opted for the business track. Yep....
Fixed or Growth Mindset

Fixed or Growth Mindset

I’m a firm believer that your mindset holds the key to your overall success or failure in life. So, when I came across mindset ideas and concepts developed by Carol Dweck, a researcher at Stanford University, I was intrigued. You see, Dweck believes that there are two...
The Comparison Game

The Comparison Game

We all get caught in the comparison trap. It’s hard not to do. But, it is so important to just stop comparing yourself, your life and your journey to others. Especially if you are doing it in a negative way. Trust me, your self-confidence and mental and emotional...
Curve Balls

Curve Balls

You’ve got a plan. You’re on a path. Then, out of the blue — wham. A curve ball. I used to get all stressed out. Well, really, it was worse than that. Stressed out, yes. But worse, it was sometimes a full-blown panic attack with blood pressure off the charts. On one...