Triumphant Leaders!

There is no better teacher than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. ~ Malcom X We’ve all faced tough times – in relationships, at work, financially, spiritually, or physically – when we felt like we couldn’t stand another minute of the situation. If …

Hurry Up and Slow Down

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. ~ St Francis de Sales Are you someone who is always rushing around? Hurrying from one thing to the next? Whether it be out of necessity or as a result of …

It Is Always Possible!

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~ Dalai Lama Most of us get down on ourselves once in awhile. When something goes wrong, we figure that it was something we did. These are toxic thoughts for our brains, which ultimately affect the rest of our bodies. Be kind to yourself. Like the Dali Lama notes, it is always …

What Hurts?

Finish this sentence: What doesn’t kill you… Not one of my favorite sayings, because we typically hear it when we’re least likely to really believe it. When we are recovered, feeling stronger and back to our “normal” selves, then we can say the phrase with confidence. Respecting our pain, physical or emotional, means taking time for it. Stretching, getting to …

Dr. King Reminds Us

“Everybody can be great. Because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve…You don’t have to know the second theory of thermodynamics in physics to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” ~ Dr. Martin …

What Is Your Choice?

“Make your choice, smile, and keep moving forward!” ~ Me! Too many times, we apologize for our choices. Excuses are made, justifications provided, stories explained, and it is exhausting. This year can be different. Make your choice. Stand by it. Have integrity with yourself. If you make a mistake and it turns out to be the wrong choice for you, …

R-E-S-P-E-C-T!

“Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners” ~ Laurence Sterne Happy 2015! As we march into another new year, my resolution is to increase my respect of others, including their time. My messages are going to be simpler this year – just enough for you to think about something in the moment and decide if …

Don’t Give Up!

“Celebrate what you want to see more of.” ~ Tom Peters, Businessman What a wonderful idea for the New Year! Maybe we DON’T have to give anything up; Perhaps we DON’T have to start working out like we’re joining the military; and we may even be able to enjoy an immediate return on an investment for the first time – …

Happiness to You & Yours

“There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.” ~ Leo Tolstoy Wishing you greatness and all that includes, per Tolstoy. All my best, Regina

I Wish…

“I cannot say this too strongly: Do not compare yourselves to others. Be true to who you are, and continue to learn with all your might.” ~ Daisaku Ikeda This holiday season, we are inundated with cooking, decorating, and party-planning ideas. We are shown hundreds of pictures that illustrate perfection, but do not be fooled! This is not normal! No …