Motivation, Self Confidence, Zest for Life

20 of My Favorite Non-Food Rewards for Meeting Goals

“Rewarding yourself . . . says I'm worth it. I deserve it.” ~Robin Sharma Read this post to the end and you'll receive a fabulous prize. Catch your attention? People are naturally motivated by rewards & incentives. I work hard at my job because I know I'll be considered each year for a bonus based… Continue reading 20 of My Favorite Non-Food Rewards for Meeting Goals

Self Confidence, Zest for Life

52 Quotes to Motivate You Right Off the Couch

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” ~Helen Keller My great-aunt, Wanda has always included motivational quotes with birthday cards and gifts. Sometimes, they're written right into the card, sometimes on the inside cover of a book, and sometimes on little index cards inside an envelope.… Continue reading 52 Quotes to Motivate You Right Off the Couch

Self Confidence, Zest for Life

7 Feel-Good Songs That Get My Day Started on the Right Foot

“I didn’t know until my soul broke free, I’ve got these angels watching over me.” ~Martina McBride Robin Sharma says, “The way you start your day determines how well you live your day.” I agree with Robin. As I learn and grow, I have found that if I don’t start my day off with my standard… Continue reading 7 Feel-Good Songs That Get My Day Started on the Right Foot

Living the Good Life, Zest for Life

How Traveling the World Can Help You Lead a Healthier Life

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” ~St. Augustine Go to Europe and come home healthier than you arrived. So far, I've been lucky enough to travel to Europe three times, and to host students from Australia twice while I was in high school. I’ve visited Canada… Continue reading How Traveling the World Can Help You Lead a Healthier Life

Nutrition, Zest for Life

The Best Tip for Sticking to Your Diet at Restaurants

“You have to believe in yourself when no one else does - that makes you a winner right there.” ~Venus Williams Getting healthier means you can never eat at a restaurant again. What a misconception. So many people I speak with think that leading a healthier lifestyle means they can never enjoy life again. People… Continue reading The Best Tip for Sticking to Your Diet at Restaurants