Fear and Courage

“Courage is not the lack of fear. It is acting in spite of it.” – Mark Twain If you are fearful, it likely means you have something to lose. Ask yourself, if the possibility of what you may gain is more important. If so- feel the fear and do it anyway! More

Live in the Moment

“Live in the moment and be present in all that you do. Don’t worry yourself with what happened yesterday or what’s going to happen tomorrow. Stay focused with what’s in front of you.” – Michael Trevino I often don’t enjoy right now enough, because I am busy planning for what comes next. What we thought […] More


“The difference between an opportunity and an obstacle is your attitude. Your faith has to be greater than your fear.” I honestly believe- “things happen, it is up to me to decide if they are good or bad.” Sometimes through these challenges, we see new lessons: we see how strong we can be, we see […] More


“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua Marine What if adversity isn’t happening TO you, but instead it’s happening FOR you? Every challenge can be a lesson you needed to learn, every rejection was actually protection, and you were given THIS mountain to show others that […] More

Be Thankful

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” – Oprah Winfrey Sometimes gratitude can just be a matter of perspective. I Am Thankful For.. …the mess to clean after a party because it means I have been surrounded […] More


“Character is the ability to carry out a good resolution long after the excitement of the moment has passed.” – Cavett Robert I cannot even count the times I start a new year, planning “to be healthier, blah blah blah”, Recently someone told me to really think about WHY I set a specific goal, and […] More

Make the Best of the Situation

“Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden I have never believed that everything happens for a reason, but I very much believe that you can find a reason for everything that happens. I know it is a subtle difference. We may experience hardship […] More

Schedule Your Priorities

“The key is not to prioritize your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” – Stephen Covey Do you manage your schedule or does it manage you? I started my business 10 years ago with 2 toddlers because I wanted more time with family. But 3 years into the work, my 4 year old told me […] More

Adapting to Different Work Schedules

“Just because people don’t work traditional hours; Doesn’t mean they don’t work hard hours.” — Amy Schmidt Sometimes our work schedules are dictated to us by the type of work, coordination with co-workers, or customer needs. Today’s workplace is different than 20 years ago before smartphones when television went off the air at midnight, and […] More


“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt Happy Independence Day. Let us all remember those who fought to provide and protect our independence. Let us honor them […] More