Question of the Day: What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

I love to ask my girls -- and really any kid -- what they want to be when they grow up. In our house, the answer changes regularly and has included everything from an underwater photographer to an Olympic swimmer. Sometimes, I think we also need to ask ourselves this question as adults. I've held…

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Quick Tip: Know When to Say No

Recently I turned down an incredible opportunity -- one that I would have very much liked to say yes to -- because I knew it was going to be too much for me to handle. Okay, in reality, I said yes and then realized that I should not have and would not be able to…

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Inspiration Boards That Inspire!

Artists and entrepreneurs often use inspiration boards to spark their creativity, capture ideas and, well, inspire them! I love the mix of boards below, which includes some that are lined up just so, some that are a cacaphony of images, some that are framed and some that are done directly on the wall. These inspiration…

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10 Tips for Making Your Goals a Reality

The following is a guest post from Ashley Pichea and Meghan Tucker from the 3 in 30 Challenge: A new year often brings about reflection on the previous year and new goals and resolutions for the year ahead. How often, though, in looking back, do we discover that the goals and resolutions we made the…

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111 New Years Resolutions and Tools to Make Them a Reality (Add Your Links!)

Over the last few days, I've been working on this list of resolutions. I'm sure it's not complete, but it's pretty close! I've included tons of links to resources to help you achieve each of your goals, but there are still a few missing. At the end of this post, you'll find a linky so…

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The Value of Accountability for Achieving Your Goals

My monthly column is up at Simple Mom, and I'm talking about the role that being accountable to others plays in achieving your goals: It’s that time of year, when most of us are reviewing the past year and anticipating what’s to come — full of goals and resolutions and hopes and dreams for the new…

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The New Year Is the Time for a New You
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The New Year Is the Time for a New You

The following post is from Jeff of My Super-Charged Life: What one thing do you need to change about yourself? The new year is almost here.  It is a time for fresh beginnings.  It is as close to a do-over as you are going to get.  The new you is just waiting to burst out.  What is…

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Tips for Setting 2011 Resolutions That You’ll Actually Keep

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: I’d never been a big fan of New Year Resolutions. Until this year, that is. In the past, I would make lists of resolutions or goals, really lofty ones, and once I failed to achieve the first two, I would pretty much toss the list…

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3 Negative People Who Have Contributed to My Success

I love to hear stories from people about teachers who have impacted and influenced their lives by encouraging or investing in them when they were young. There's no doubt that teachers, youth leaders and other adults play an important role in the lives of young people, and that's something we shouldn't take for granted. I…

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Free MICRO Goals Printable Cheat Sheet

Setting MICRO goals is an important part of actually achieving your goals. It's easy to set a big picture goal such as "lose weight" or "get a new job", but walking through the process of setting measurable, inspirational, concrete, realistic, obtainable goals is a little bit harder. This handy little pocket printable can be printed…

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