1612 The Problem with Pessimism

Today we’re talking about the problem with pessimism, or why pessimism is such a counterproductive mindset and perspective to get stuck in when you’re trying to build a dream. High ideals gone wrong I see so many people out there who have such high ideals...
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To Scare Away the Dark

I was in the car running errands on the way to Toastmasters the other day when a song I had never heard before came on the radio. It was an odd blend of ironic, bittersweet and inspirational all at the same time which was really kind of weird. But the song really hit...
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11 Habits to Adopt for a Fabulous Year

The New Year is underway and it’s a good time to think about everyday habits that we can implement to make this a fabulous year and kick-start our dream-building mojo. I’m not talking resolutions (I don’t do resolutions) but I am talking about simple little habits...
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Gifts from the Universe

Someone gave me some really beautiful gifts this weekend; gifts that I might actually have overlooked and missed altogether had I not been paying attention. It was cold and rainy for most of the week, but Saturday dawned clear and sunny and not too cold to enjoy the...
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1327 Are You Ready to Risk Your Dream?

With the New Year fast approaching, are you ready to make this year your year? Are you finally ready to take those goals of yours and do what it takes to make them happen? Are you ready to step out into the unknown, to do the things you’ve never done in order to...
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3 Reasons Why You Haven’t Accomplished Your Goals

What happens when you fail to get important things done with respect to your big dream? When you’ve set yourself a deadline and that deadline flew by with a rush and left you with nothing to show for it? Today we’re talking about some very valid reasons why you...
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1440 How Badly Do You Want It?

About that big dream of yours… what’s it worth to you, and how badly do you want it? Are you willing to go the distance to make it happen or is it just one of those things you like to think about as a “maybe someday”… a pretty little bauble that you like to keep on a...
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Become a Dreamer Who Does

Most people like to daydream about things – all the “what ifs” that fire the imagination and make life more exciting -- but they’re not generally willing to put in the kind of work and take the kind of risks that are necessary to actually build those dreams in...
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Trust in Yourself and All That You Are

As we set forth into this brand-new year, many are feeling worried and anxious over what lies ahead. Today, I’m going to ask you to set that aside for a moment. I’m going to ask you to let go of all that fear and to trust that things will get better for you, and for...

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Happy, Healthy, Hopeful Book Giveaway!

The New Year marks the end of one chapter and the beginning of the next. It’s a chance to start anew – a chance to put the past behind us and step forward into a brighter tomorrow. And I have an awesome new book giveaway to help you start your year the right way!...

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How to Stop Your Inner Critics

In previous vlog episodes you’ve learned to recognize your inner critics (gremlins, I call them) and you’ve learned that you need to be able to conquer those voices of doubt so that they don’t derail your dreams. In today’s vlog episode we’re talking about how to stop...

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Inner Critic or Inner Wisdom?

When I’ve talked about gremlins in the past, I’ve had people ask me how they’re supposed to tell if that voice they’re hearing is their inner critic or their inner wisdom. How do you distinguish between gremlins and what I usually refer to as “the whisper within” –...

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Why We Must Speak Out When Darkness Falls

All right. The Trump article. You knew it was coming. I have struggled with this post for two weeks now, trying to come up with something to say that wouldn’t just add to the darkness and despair that so many are currently feeling. But I cannot stay silent on this any...

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Getting to Know Your Gremlins

Getting to know your gremlins is important. Your inner critics are powerful creatures, and you need to be able to recognize them, or they will derail your dreams. When you’ve got a big dream in your heart and you’ve made the commitment to dedicate yourself to making...

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