3 Essentials for starting your day purposefully

“The best dreams happen when you’re awake.” – Cherie Gilderbloom I sat at my work desk stumped as to how to move forward. A nagging pull drew me to being productive, to wanting the day to have power and memory and focus and a worthwhile outcome. But something was missing. How could I start my day off effectively, impactfully, and productively? We rush about so much in life, sometimes with good intents and purposes. Sometimes…

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How to find your big “why”

“I realized my passion was not in the ‘what’ I was doing…It was in the ‘why’”—Lara Hodgson “I don’t know where or how to start. It’s been so long since I’ve actually asked myself this why question that I don’t even know if I know how to ask it, or worse yet, I don’t know if I’ll be able to answer it.” So what can you do when you don’t know where to start on…

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Did you know you are already living your purpose?

“Be the best you now and watch everything else click into place”—Anonymous Growing up, we waited for our bodies to develop so that we could say we were women instead of girls. We waited some more to fully develop. It seemed like all we were doing was waiting to grow into something better. Are we doing ourselves a disservice by thinking we need to keep waiting to grow into our best self, fulfill our passion…

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Building a purposeful future by being present now

“Forever is composed of nows.”—Emily Dickinson I couldn’t wait to outrun the moment surrounded by morning hikers, outrun it to where I would walk among the redwoods in quiet solitude to think, connect with my best self and expel energy into future plans. Yet did I really need to escape to a thousand different tomorrows and outrun my now, all in the hopes of connecting with my best self tomorrow? I needed to think. I…

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Clearing the path to your best self

“…for weeds soon choke up the unused path”—Ralph Waldo Emerson It’s like a fairy tale: a woman shrinks back into herself, fearful of the tall, live weeds that intrude upon the path. The tall, thorny weeds come alive and grow and grow and soon they overtake the woman. But it’s not a fairy tale: the weeds are encroaching along the path of your life, threatening to creep in ever closer. How do you stop them…

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