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Is Perfection the Goal?

May 6, 2013


In a world where information is given to us in bite sized morsels of “Top 10 Ways To…” and “Five Things to Improve Your…”  we are focused on summarizing and optimizing the path to perfection. I mean, that’s the point right? To get all the information we can to make everything we do better, faster, […]

The Best Journal You’ll Ever Keep

April 30, 2013


Have you heard of Oprah’s gratitude journal? Where every day she enters 5 things she’s grateful for that day? Well, this isn’t that, but it’s in the same vein. At the end of each day, take just a few minutes to reflect and ask yourself; What did I enjoy today the most? What would I […]

4 Questions to Redefine Tomorrows Success

April 15, 2013


When it comes to goal setting, being successful and generally living your life being awesome, I am a big believer in the power of the written word. It provides clarity. Writing out your goals or your vision for your future requires that you slow down for a minute, think about what it is you want, […]

The Always and The Never Lists

April 1, 2013


I read an article about creating an ‘always’ and a ‘never’ lists and something about it resonated with me. I learned years ago that I should “never say never” because as life unfolds, priorities change and perspectives shift, I find myself dealing with feelings of guilt and hypocrisy doing things now that for years I […]

Finding Your Voice and Removing The Darkness

January 23, 2011


Have you ever met one of those people that by no one thing specifically, but with a general broad stroke bring you down, make you feel inferior or small? Maybe they shoot down your ideas, or present an alternative to your idea in such a way that instead of helping just makes you feel stupid? […]

Following Our Internal Compass

January 14, 2011


I was reminded recently of the necessity one needs to rely on the “internal compass” we all have. You know what that is, it’s what’s responsible for gut feelings and it’s what gives us courage to head into the unknown. Too often we ignore the internal compass and get caught up in expectations or social […]

Taking Stock

January 7, 2011


The past year for me has been about self-reflection and discovery. I’ve read a number of fantastic books and started following some incredible blogs written by people that inspire, motivate and provoke. In “The Happiness Project” (Gretchen Ruben) I learned that it’s ok to just Be Sarah. To make no apologies for the way I […]