As a child, I was always a dreamer. I made up stories, people, words, and anything my mind would let me do. There are benefits of imagination for children, but what about for adults? If we can envision how we want our future, the chances increase that we will obtain it. Isn’t this imagination? I … More Benefits of Imagination for Children and Adults
Complaining is a natural tendency of human nature. Sometimes it feels good to just vent, process thoughts from your head and spit them out of your mouth. Life will never be perfect, so there will always be plenty to complain about. But what are the effects of complaining on our brains? Why is it so … More The Effects of Complaining on the Brain- #behappy
On the last Monday of May, American’s celebrate Memorial Day, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. My father served in the U.S. Airforce. Here is a picture of my buff 💪 sister, my father, and I at the beach in Miami, Fl. I’m grateful for his service to … More Happy Memorial Day: I wished we lived in a world of peace.
It’s interesting because we attract what we give out. I’ve been meeting some amazing people/readers in the blogging world. In my last post, We All Need Friends who Motivate us, I talked about the difference one person came make on a team. Additionally, one person can impact our lives in a way that we feel … More What Makes a Genuine Friend?
Do you live with regret? I once had someone ask me if I regretted anything in my past. My initial response was to list everything that I thought had gone wrong in my life. After digesting the question, I realized that I wouldn’t be the person I am today if it wasn’t for my past. … More Leave Regret Behind and Create Your Future
“I’m not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” Stephen Covey I love this quote because I agree one hundred percent. What I love about fiction books is that we get to experience the lives of other characters and learn and grow with them. I had the wonderful opportunity of … More IA: Initiate and Creating Your Future Despite Your past
Here is Part 2 on 1o Ways to Fail College. Don’t fill out the study guide. The study guide is posted just for fun. If you fill it out, you may learn what will be on the test. Turn in crappy work. Your professor will love you for not using spellcheck or checking your grammar. … More Part 2: 10 Ways to Fail College
“Despite entering the labor force at a later age, workers with a bachelor’s degree on average earn well over $1 million more than high school graduates during their working lives, while those with an associate’s degree earn about $325,000 more” (Stinebrickner & Stinebrickner, 2014, p.4). As an individual who started with very little in life, … More 10 Ways to Fail College
I talked about grit in my last post. Reminder: Grit = passion + perseverance. I have a special place in my heart for motivating people to go to college. I was the first person to attend college from a family of five girls (I was the fourth in line). (Yes, 5 girls! No brothers.) College … More Grit: How to Get What You Want
I hope everyone had a great weekend! I had the wonderful opportunity of taking my son, Kobi, to the 7×7 Adidas Tournament in California. There were some phenomenal athletes there! Most of them have a dream of getting a college football scholarship and even playing for the NFL one day! A college scholarship and the … More Grit: Passion and Perseverance for Long-Term Goals