Encouragement · In Life · Motivation

The Power of Looking to Others, Pt 1

Looking to others can inspire. You can see qualities in those around you- qualities that you want to become yourself. You can look around & see people working hard, striving to become something great, accomplishing unimaginable things. Looking to others can move you to look inward & change yourself. It’s part of the word- inspiration…in…spirit…when… Continue reading The Power of Looking to Others, Pt 1

Books · Encouragement · Financial Advice · In Life · In the Bible · Motivation · Organizing · Religion

Where I’ve Been in 2017

If you haven’t noticed…I’ve been somewhat absent in my writing through 2017. Honestly…with my full-time 4-day-on/4-day-off schedule this year has been a little journey for me…I have been finding it difficult to figure out a routine for myself. My days on & off shift by a day every week so it can sometimes be difficult to… Continue reading Where I’ve Been in 2017

In Life · Motivation · Organizing · Tip-ical Tuesday

7 Things to Do at Night to Increase Productivity During the Day

This is a hectic time of year…especially if you’re a teacher like me, or you have kids in school…you know it’s crazy: there are exams, and grades, and planning vacation, and what to wear tomorrow, and soccer practice, and dance recitals, and crazy. crazy. crazy. This is (and Thanksgiving/Christmas) the time of year a lot… Continue reading 7 Things to Do at Night to Increase Productivity During the Day

Gratitude · In History · In Life · In Memories · Motivation

C’est La Vie Sunday: Imagine…a Life of 116 Years

Personally, I find human beings to be fascinating. We’re not good or perfect people, but the things we see, the events we make it through, make life hard, yet beautiful & intriguing. The average life expectancy in the US- for women is 81 years old and for men it is 76 years old. That’s a… Continue reading C’est La Vie Sunday: Imagine…a Life of 116 Years

Gratitude · In Life · Motivation · Thoughtful Thursday

Blind Inspiration: Lessons We Can All Learn From Erik Weihenmayer

In the past few weeks I have encountered multiple people & situations that have caused me to question exactly how I am living this life. Am I just floating along or am I setting goals to grow & really working to achieve them? As many of you know, I am a high school History teacher. Most… Continue reading Blind Inspiration: Lessons We Can All Learn From Erik Weihenmayer