3 Steps to Master Self-Discipline

There are many important qualities that can contribute to a person’s overall happiness, but there is one that pays invaluable dividends. Whether you’re setting new goals or trying to live your best life, self-discipline is critical to success in every aspect of your life. Despite what you may think, self-discipline is a learned behavior that…

Strategies To Conquer Email

I recently posted a blog about tidying up your personal life. One of the biggest sources of clutter comes from your inbox. Here are three quick strategies to conquer your email: 1. Create an affirmation folder. Occasionally people will send me kind notes related to my work or something I’ve helped them with. I store…

What’s Your Next Move?

Recently I’ve had the luxury of time to reflect on things that I care about and find fulfillment in. Like many, my days are often spent taking care of other people or focusing on completing a checklist. I’m often so lost in the day to day functions, I don’t take time to determine if I’m…

New Year, Same Me

Today marked the completion of my first Friday of the new school year as a new administrator, and instructor, at a new institution who welcomed its first freshman and sophomore class ever. Isn’t that a mouthful?! As an educator, the beginning of the school year is one of my favorite times because it marks the beginning of…

No thank you, I’ll take it all…

Have often do you vocalize your deepest desires? When we think about sharing our goals and aspirations we often think about the vulnerability associated with sharing with others. I ask each of you to reflect on the last time you vocalized your goals and aspirations, regardless of how grand, to yourself? I know that some people consider it strange to…

Which bucket will you choose?

Tomorrow morning will mark the start of the 2015-2016 school year for both learners and educators across the nation. For me this time of year marks the beginning of my annual professional and personal goals. People often say that you should keep your personal and professional life separate, but I’ve always struggled with that concept…