We are naturally forward thinkers; looking to the future for the next significant accomplishment and milestone. Whether with our careers, family life, finances, or personal dreams and goals, remaining present to the process we are in can be difficult, and at times, feel totally restrictive. Yet, it is in the process, the pathway of our journey, that prepares us for our future. In this week's podcast, listen as Bethany shares the importance of staying present and stopping to smell the roses along the way.
Wowsers! What an amazing six weeks of great interviews with some inspiring women. Their courageous stories of taking the leap, confronting their fears, and embracing every moment of life was their weekly challenge. In this week's podcast, be empowered as Bethany talks about how we too can 5-4-3-2-1 our way into action and move forward in our passions.
The only way to stay connected with those that matter most, is purposefully blocking time in your schedule. Date nights with your spouse, lunch with a best friend, one-on-one time with your children will only happen if its a priority on your schedule just like your dentist visits, school concerts, hair appointments, etc. Listen as Bethany shares the importance of giving your time a name. Purposeful connections are possible when you make time work for you.
What are your 'tells' when you are not operating with healthy boundaries? Establishing healthy boundaries within your personal and professional life allow you to bring the best ‘you’ to your everyday. Lack of boundaries can lead to anxiety, resentment, frustration, and broken relationships. However when we learn to own our 'yes' and be confident with our 'no', we can live a life full of freedom, joy, and truly thrive.
Thought for the day: Our experience of grief is unpredictable, messy, unconstrained to time, and individualized--it is defined as loss, sorrow, sadness, heartbreak, suffering, pain, and more. We face grief in the most unexpected circumstances--loss of a loved one, loss of a job/business, unmet expectations, tragedy, lost items of sentiment, divorce, retirement, changes (good/bad), what... Continue Reading →
Enjoy the season you are in! Whether you are a student waiting to graduate, single & desiring marriage, a family with small children looking forward to the days when they are older and a bit more independent, working full-time in the market place, facing some of the challenges of life, or waiting for greater destiny... Continue Reading →
Today I ran with my daughter for the first time and I was thinking of some of the things that I have learned so far from running... Go to the bathroom--worst thing ever to be on a run and have to go... Stretch Relax your shoulders and arms Try not to slap your feet on... Continue Reading →
I had a change of scenery today on my run--downtown Madison, WI. I ran along Lake Monona, past the Terrace, down towards the Betty Lou Cruises, up towards the Wisconsin Capitol, halfway around the square, and then all the way down Mifflin Street. It's amazing how a change of scenery really energizes and motivates you.... Continue Reading →