5 Unexpected Gifts Found in Failure

The following post is from Jamie Martin of Steady Mom and Simple Homeschool: Does a haunting skeleton of failure live in your closet? Does the fear of not succeeding paralyze you from fully pursuing your passion -- starting that blog, writing your book, enrolling in college? If so, maybe you need to reframe failure. Maybe…

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You Have What It Takes: Act Boldly
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You Have What It Takes: Act Boldly

The following post is from Jeff of My Super-Charged Life: Do you believe in yourself? I mean really believe in yourself. I believe in you.  I believe you are strong enough, smart enough, and capable enough to achieve great things. I’m telling you this because I want you to reach out and grab the tiger…

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No Passion? No Problem! What You Can Do In The Mean Time

The following post is from Sherri of Serene Journey and Zen Family Habits: Passion. That ONE thing that excites you so much you jump out of bed each morning excited and enthused to do it. That ONE thing, that if you had to, you'd do for free. That ONE thing you know so much about that…

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Bounce Back Fast From a Mistake

  From Life & Beauty Weekly By Anne L. Fritz Hope Schmid will never forget the mistake that caused her 6-year-old daughter to come home from school crying. “I was supposed to bring in cookies for her homeroom party,” remembers Schmid, 32, of Fairfax Station, Va. “But I had a project due at work and…

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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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Rediscover Excitement: Live Life Like a Great Experiment

The following post is from Jeff of My Super-Charged Life: Do you need to rediscover excitement? Experimentation in life leads to great discovery.  Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” The world can become dull and boring pretty quickly if you aren’t open to trying new…

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Encouraging Our Children To Live Passionately

Today I'm over at Zen Family Habits talking about how we can encourage our kids to live passionately. I hope you'll stop by to read the post and share your own thoughts in the comments! One of my hopes for my children is that they’ll live a passionate life, not settling for less just because…

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Three Revelations That Lead to Greater Success
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Three Revelations That Lead to Greater Success

The following post is from Jeff of My Super-Charged Life: Do you want to enjoy more success? However you define success, you likely want more of it.  You want to accomplish more of your goals.  You want to experience more favorable outcomes. And you want to see more of your intended purpose become reality. After…

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