How a Young Cancer Survivor Can Shift Our Perspective for the New Year

Happy New Year! I hope your first few days of 2017 have been blessed and contemplative. What went well? What would you do differently? What did you learn? What do you want to be true one year from now? Three years? What do we feel good about and where do we need to shift perspective? [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:10:59+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Blog Posts, Featured|Comments Off on How a Young Cancer Survivor Can Shift Our Perspective for the New Year

Choices: What Do I WANT to Do Today?

From December 8 in "Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness." Have you ever asked yourself, What do I need to get done today? In other words, what do I need to have finished today?  Past tense. Fast tense. I do, and often. I just realized that reflects how I feel a lot of the [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:10:59+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Blog Posts, Featured|Comments Off on Choices: What Do I WANT to Do Today?

Five Amazing TED Talks That Will Transform Your Thinking, Part One

What follows is an excerpt from my article recently published on Everyday Power Blog. Full article here. TED Talks are Miracle Grow for the body, mind and soul! They are cutting edge philosophy, psychology, science and insight, among many other wonderful “ideas worth sharing.” The very first TED Talks were posted online in July, 2006 [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:02+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Blog Posts, Featured|Comments Off on Five Amazing TED Talks That Will Transform Your Thinking, Part One

Why We Procrastinate and the Payoffs of Avoidance

I have been asked to develop this topic for Everyday Power Blog, a trusted source for inspiration and motivation. In doing so, I uncovered FIVE (5) KEY PAYOFFS  for avoidance and the fears attached. Good news—there's a way to tip the scale! Read all the way through to see which of these may be hidden [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:03+00:00 February 20th, 2016|Blog Posts, Featured|Comments Off on Why We Procrastinate and the Payoffs of Avoidance

Breaking Free from the Imaginary Leash

Goldie's leash is real, but Henry's is imaginary. Henry just realized he is UNLEASHED! Hey FTG friends! In recent author talks for my book, Finding the Gift: Daily Meditations for Mindfulness, I've been having fun sharing about the December 29 entry, Life Lessons From the Dog. Dog lovers are everywhere so they can [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:04+00:00 February 10th, 2016|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Breaking Free from the Imaginary Leash

Highlights and Winners from The Ball in the Fall

   The Ball in the Fall 2015 at Trevecca University this past Saturday was an incredible event. Kudos to event founder Amanda Roberts and her devoted husband Dwayne for bringing a first of its kind, twelve-scene production to the stage just for women. Over one month in advance, more than a thousand women had registered [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:07+00:00 October 13th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Highlights and Winners from The Ball in the Fall

The Heat Is On!

Our bodies are such amazing, complex systems, constantly regenerating and renewing themselves. A while back, I had surgery on my knee and in the acute healing process, this knee was very warm to the touch when compared to my healthy knee. I could literally feel how hard my body was working to heal itself. This [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:08+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on The Heat Is On!

Never Given More Than We Can Handle Includes Our Potential

©findingthegift.com We have all heard the phrase, “We are never given more than we can handle.” I have always applied that to difficult situations and tough times, but I recently heard the idea that it's also true for our talents, our potential, and thus, our destinies. In Nelson Mandela's famous inaugural speech, he [...]

By | 2017-07-14T01:11:11+00:00 March 9th, 2015|Blog Posts|Comments Off on Never Given More Than We Can Handle Includes Our Potential
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