Believe In Self · Challenges · Personality

How to Keep the Conversation Going as an Introvert

Small talk is the WORST type of conversation for an introvert. What exactly is small talk? Google dictionary describes small talk as, “polite conversation about unimportant or uncontroversial matters, especially as engaged in on social occasions.”

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Believe In Self · Challenges · Choices · Fear · Women in Transition

Allowing Joy, Just Because

As a woman, do you find it difficult to find and feel lasting joy?  Do you find yourself digging deep into yourself, looking at what might feel like every aspect of your life and saying to self, “I am not happy with what I do, what my outcome has been this (year, month, week), nor… Continue reading Allowing Joy, Just Because

Goal Setting and Prioritizing · Invest In Yourself

Celebrate Your Accomplishments

List five things that you’ve accomplished within the past seven days that you can give yourself a shout-out for. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Did you come up with five accomplishments? During a trying period in my career, I said to my husband, “I feel I don’t have any self-confidence.” He corrected me. His words… Continue reading Celebrate Your Accomplishments

Goal Setting and Prioritizing

Goal Setting Based on Feelings

I am switching up my goal setting this year. To throw an overworked adage out — instead of calling my pursuits goals, I am calling them intentions. The word intention may not have enough “oomph” to it for me to stick with it, so I am mindful that one of my goals is to be gritty in… Continue reading Goal Setting Based on Feelings

Invest In Yourself · Watching the Stress Level

The Value of Partaking in Hobbies

I love hobbies. Hobbies are uplifting because we do what we love without adding any perfection or time pressures. Hobbies are a positive slice in the balance of our lives. The wonderful thing about hobbies is that they can turn into businesses, doing what we enjoy and making money at it. Win-win. Today, I am… Continue reading The Value of Partaking in Hobbies

Challenges · Choices · Goal Setting and Prioritizing · Stress

The ABC’s of Overworked, Tired, and Burned Out

We all have moments when we feel overworked or tired. Sometimes it is obvious that we need a break, but we are often so deep into overwhelm that we cannot pin-point the why or what, or how to fix it. The differences between how we feel and function when we are overworked or tired are… Continue reading The ABC’s of Overworked, Tired, and Burned Out