RANDOM-ish THOUGHT

This was something put on my heart and I wanted to share. I am reading the book, The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield and I ran across something that spoke to me. Here’s an excerpt from the book: “How many people do you know who are obsessed with their work, who are type A or have stress related diseases and who can’t slow down? They can’t slow down because they use their routine to distract themselves, to reduce life to only its practical considerations. And they do this to avoid recalling how uncertain they are about why they live.” Those words caused me to pause and reflect. How many people… Read More

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…

Most of us are familiar with the line made famous by the Evil Queen, “Mirror, Mirror on the wall. Who’s the fairest of them all?” This quote comes from a children’s story, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Recently, I had my own ‘mirror, mirror’ experience. I wasn’t asking the mirror a question. Instead, I was standing in front of it yelling, “I AM NOT EQUIPPED!” That was the thought I was having in that moment and I felt the need to verbalize it. I needed to say it out loud so I could see if what I was saying made any sense. I needed to know if those words… Read More

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The Art of Saying “NO”

“The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.” – Tony Blair It’s been almost one year to the day where I had the opportunity to meet Oprah Winfrey. Anyone who knows me, knows that I absolutely love her. It was an awesome time experiencing her “The Life You Want Tour.” I had so many “a-ha” moments. I remember hearing her talk about the power of NO. She mentioned that she had a difficult time telling people “NO.” She said that she was afraid to do that because people may talk about her, may not want talk to her anymore, or even be… Read More

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