Challenges, dreams, goal setting, Growth, Happiness

“The Things I Wish I Made More Time For” Challenge

I’m not sure if you noticed or not, but I took a little break from 21-day challenges in July and August. It’s time to get up and running again though, especially since these initiatives “drum up” a variety of donations to organizations within the communities we live! It’s amazing really how the dollars stack up… Continue reading “The Things I Wish I Made More Time For” Challenge

advice, Eating Well, goal setting, habit-building, Health

The Case for a Low-Carb Diet

So today’s post is different than many … today, I want to introduce a “new” eating “concept” I discovered recently while working my way through Gary Taubes’ book, Why We Get Fat … and What to Do About It. In a nutshell, carbohydrates are what makes us fat, Taubes suggests. Sugars, white flour, potatoes, pasta,… Continue reading The Case for a Low-Carb Diet

advice, goal setting, Life Coaching, Managing Anxiety & Overwhelm, Self-Improvement, worksheets

Enough is ENOUGH

Recently, I took a minute to jot down my current “Enough List.” Categories included: Easter, being a good mom, being a good teacher, writing/reflecting, my interview project, and the like. For each category, I jotted down what was “enough” (in this time and place).  After all, “Enough is a decision, not an amount” (Alison Faulkner). … Continue reading Enough is ENOUGH

goal setting, habit-building, Life Coaching, Managing Anxiety & Overwhelm, worksheets

Our Life Well Lived: Day Planner

A few years ago, after trying several different day planners, I found that nothing was really meeting my needs. To solve this problem, I decided to create my own JUST the way that I wanted it. My "musts" ... month-at-a-glance ... this included a calendar, plus a blank page nearby for notes, plans, goals, things… Continue reading Our Life Well Lived: Day Planner

Being Productive, Challenges, goal setting, Growth, habit-building, Life Coaching, Self-Care, Self-Improvement

March 2021 Habit Trackers

If you've decided to set some intentions for March, I've created a couple of Habit Trackers to help you stay on track ... choose the format that works best for you (just download and print)! Version 1 is best if you're just adding one or two new things to your routine that you need to… Continue reading March 2021 Habit Trackers

Challenges, goal setting, Growth, Life Coaching, worksheets

You’re Invited to “Me First” in March

Is it time for you to focus on you for a minute? Is it time for you to finally take some time each day to do something for you? Something that fuels you? Something that serves you? Is it time to start taking care of you?  If you’ve read or listened  to “Me First” or… Continue reading You’re Invited to “Me First” in March

goal setting, Growth, habit-building, Life Coaching, Self-Improvement, worksheets

My SMART Goal: Worksheet

Any time you're ready to take action on a new habit or goal, it's a good idea to get really clear on what it is you're trying to accomplish. SMART Goals are specific, measurable, action-oriented, realistic, and time-specific. Use these worksheets to get you going: Here's the My SMART Goal Worksheet as PDF (just download,… Continue reading My SMART Goal: Worksheet