What could strolling, shopping, a wine bar and a brewery have in common? The answer is a visit to a lovely little town called Sylva, North Carolina. On our most recent visit to our cabin in Maggie Valley, we ventured out to the Town of Sylva. We were pleasantly surprised by all that this townContinue reading “STROLLING, SHOPPING, WINE BAR AND A BREWERY”
We so often talk of being busy, but what does that really mean? It is very easy to confuse activity with productivity. Make sure that what you are doing is productive and leading you in the direction you wish to go. Don’t waste time on things that don’t move you closer to your goals.
It’s hard to believe that one year ago we were all facing a new normal. Isolation and masks became the focus of our attention. Spring, pollen and Easter dresses were all but forgotten. As I think back, I don’t even remember being happy about the warmer weather. The pollen that covers everything in the southContinue reading “SPRING, POLLEN AND EASTER DRESSES”
How much fun are you to be around? Be an encourager and affirm the value of other people. When you put this into practice, you will literally change the environment around you and light up the room! Be someone with whom others are glad to be in your presence!
I just finished reading John Maxwell’s book “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership“. Being a leader does not come naturally to me. This is an area that I wanted to improve so that is why I chose this book. John Maxwell is well known as a leadership speaker, coach and has written many books. IContinue reading “JUST FINISHED READING A BOOK ABOUT THE LAWS OF LEADERSHIP”
Did you know that YOU are responsible for your attitude? Circumstances and other people are NOT responsible for your attitude. Your attitude on any given day is your choice. Choose well!! You will always have a great day when you choose to take responsibility for how you respond to life’s ever changing surprises! Be flexible.Continue reading “ATTITUDE CHECK”
Coffee has been a staple in my morning routine since the age of 3! Yes, it’s true. I have been drinking coffee with sugar and creamer since I was a toddler and my love affair has continued for 50 years now. The smell of fresh brewed coffee warms my soul every morning. Each sip bringsContinue reading “MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH DRINKING COFFEE”
What have you done to put action to the pursuit of your 2021 goals? Passivity is a dream killer! Take a step. Make a phone call. Sign up for a class. Try something new. You don’t have to have every detail figured out in order to start. Just take a step and see where itContinue reading “STEP OUT”
The ritual of turning the clocks forward is upon us again. Whether you like it or not, Daylight Saving Time is this weekend and we all get to “loose” an hour of precious sleep! The good news is that since most of us use our cell phones to tell time, they will do the changingContinue reading “DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME – CLOCK TURNING TIME AGAIN!?!”
The more you take the focus off of yourself and put it on serving and helping others; the more you will be helped. There is great joy found in serving someone other than ourselves. Start today with family and friends. Then begin reaching out in your community. You will always receive more than you give!