Confidence to Choose

5 Stages of Grieving Oprah

by Connie
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Oprah has left her talk show behind, after 25 years on the air. With more than 5000 taped episodes, you’re hooked. How will you go on? What are you going to do? Any thoughts how you’ll fill the deep void in your life which used to be consumed by 5 hours of ‘The Oprah Show’ [...]

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10 Simple Steps to Keeping Your Promises

by Connie
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You’re pretty sure you can do anything a 4-year-old can, right? Are you as self-motivated as a 4-year-old? Before you answer that second question, you’ll want to read this, first. Our dear friends, Heather and Brian shared a story about their sweet, adorable, gifted, and sometimes-sassy daughter, Kate. There’s a lesson to be learned and [...]

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How Navigating Your Life is like Using a GPS

by Connie
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With technology advancing at warp-speed, most everyone has used, seen or heard of GPS (global positioning system) to plot a course. I’ve noticed how the Law of Attraction (a.k.a. the Universe) and a GPS are basically the same. I don’t know if you’ve made the same correlation, so let me explain… What is a GPS [...]

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Benefits of Using Your Personal Search Engine

by Connie
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I call my intuition, that innate knowing each of us is born with, ‘my gut’. As in ‘I have a gut feeling.’ We’re very, very close. I wouldn’t have it any other way. ‘My gut’ is an essential part of my Life. I refer to it often when writing because it’s an integral part of [...]

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How to Stop Sabotaging Your Success

by Connie
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Proving once again that you can learn something from everyone here’s another insightful quote, from the American actor Charlie Sheen: ‘As kids we’re not taught how to deal with success; we’re taught how to deal with failure. If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, again. If you do succeed, then what?’ When we achieve [...]

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Is Your Elastic Too Tight?

by Connie
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Question:  What does underwear that’s giving you a little pinch have in common with a life that feels a tad too constricting?  Answer:  They’re both so much more enjoyable when they’re stretched out a bit.  Have you ever worn a new pair of underwear and found them just a smidgen too tight?  They weren’t un-bearable [...]

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The Time for Your Revolution is Now!

by Connie
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The political landscape is changing in the Middle East; which means the whole world is in the process of shifting, too.  The ripple effects will touch everyone’s lives, due to the globalization of trade, politics, communication, travel and transportation.  It’ll take awhile to know if the entropy, or disorder of the system, will be positive [...]

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What Car Designers Can Teach You About Life

by Connie
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I was tooling around town, running errands in my car, when I was stopped by a freight train.  This unexpected time-out gifted me with the opportunity to notice things I hadn’t seen before.  With my car in Park, I looked in my rear view mirror, to see how many cars were behind me.  After looking [...]

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Invite Extraordinary Things into Your Life, by Saying ‘Yes’

by Connie
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Years ago, I saw a tag line in an ad, that I absolutely fell in love with.  It resonated so deeply inside of me that it’s been on my vision board, ever since.  It reads:  ‘Doing things differently leads to something exceptional!’  What an inspiring concept.  But, you’ve got to crawl before you can walk, [...]

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Six Benefits of Having an ‘Attitude of Gratitude’

by Connie
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I’ve written about expressing thankfulness, on a daily basis. So, why do it?  Why adopt an attitude of gratitude?  What’s in it for you?  Here are some advantages you’ll receive by adopting this practice into your daily Life:  You’ll appreciate the wonderful things that are already present in your life, just by noticing all that [...]

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