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Category Archives: Goals
(Issue #568) Community As A Pathway To Dreams
One’s dreams, goals, desires, and vision, connect to one’s overall journey. NOTE: Below is an excerpt from my book Community as a Safe Place to Land (2019, pp. 85-87). As an example of finding pathways and agency to a goal, … Continue reading
Posted in Community, Dreams, Goals, resilience 1 Comment
(Issue #536) Inspirational Hatchling
It did not let a force bigger than itself keep it from its goal. It did not quit. A lesson taught. A lesson learned. ~Roxie~ In 2019, Roxie (my canine companion) and I came across a lone sea turtle hatchling … Continue reading
Posted in Goals, growth, Life lessons, resilience Tagged discipline, goals, motivation, passion, priorities, purpose, resilience, self-efficacy 3 Comments
(Issue #509) Listen To Your Heart: Physically and Emotionally
When what we do does not match who we are, we suffer. Pay attention to that which brings and sustains your life. The Physical. President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed February 1964 as the first American Heart Month. In part, his … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, common sense, Goals, Gratitude, habits, listening, resilience Tagged dreams, goals, listen to your heart, mindfulness, resilience 2 Comments
(Issue #501) A Blogger’s Retrospective for 2019
May you create, share, and savor powerful moments in the coming year and beyond. -Happy New Year. Scroll down to view my Gratitude Video to you.- While sitting in an Austin hotel room at the end of May 2010, I … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, awareness, Goals, Gratitude, inspiration, Integrity, intentional growht, intentionality, leadership, lessons reaffirmed, Life lessons, life success, Life's purpose, lifelong learning, listening, resilience Tagged appreciation, awareness, goals, mindfulness, resilience, Year in review 2 Comments
(#486) A Metaphor for Growth and Resilience
Some will experience a metamorphosis they never dreamed they could attain. Others will quietly walk away. I always looked forward to the first day of the semester. As a teacher, that first day came full of anticipation for me and … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, change, change management, courage, curiosity, emotional intelligence, empathy, Goals, Grit, Life lessons, resilience, tenacity Tagged accountability, action, collaboration, critical thinking, goals, resilience 1 Comment
(Issue #479) Lessons by the Numbers
Six short video strategy lessons. This week’s blog evolved from a former student. She reminded me of a guitar metaphor I used in class to highlight six dimensions of growth and resilience. That got me thinking about videos I had … Continue reading
Posted in assumptions, awareness, coaching, collaboration, collegiality, common sense, Community, core values, Critical Thinking, Dreams, Goals, Gratitude, Life lessons, Living a remarkable life Tagged 7 Rs, awareness, goals, leadership, motivation, relationships, resilience, Study Skills, success strategies, wellness 2 Comments
(Issue #468) Thank You, Mom
Shortcuts shortchange the long run. It has been more than three decades since I have been able to share a Mother’s Day with my mom. Like all moms, she never had an “owner’s manual” when it came to raising a … Continue reading
Posted in financial literacy, Goals, Gratitude, Life lessons, Priority management, resilience Tagged financial literacy, goals, gratitude, priorities, resilience 3 Comments
(Issue #464) Food. Family. Farewell.
But we get distracted and believe we can wait to make the connection, lend the hand, or offer a shoulder. There will always be tomorrow . So, we postpone. Last week I learned of the death of a friend’s mother. … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, curiosity, Goals, Gratitude, intentionality, Life lessons, listening, Living a remarkable life, Mindfulness, resilience Tagged accountability, awareness, love, present minded, relationships, resilience 3 Comments