Back in the days when I used to work for a third-party benefits administrator I provided information to clients regarding their pensions. One of the options of retirement allows a person at full retirement age (62-67 depending on the plan) to continue working even though they may be fully vested and able to receive their … Continue reading Why Deferred Dreams Are Worse Than Failures
Did you know that your mind is racing faster when you initially awake than at any other time period of the day? It is during these first 20-30 minutes in which researchers have discovered that innovative ideas, strategies and problem solving answers are brought to the forefront of the human mind. So how you use … Continue reading Create Greater Success by Commanding your Morning!
Ten years ago I had a fresh idea that I knew was downloaded directly from God. I began executing on what I believed were the next vital steps into creating my "dream" into the ultimate opportunity. I had just relocated back to my home town with four kids, no job and literally no money. Although … Continue reading 10 Steps to your “What If You Can?”
These are the beginning steps of the final destination to reach the pinnacle of Crowder's Mountain at the Crowders Mountain State Park. We began the journey at the Linwood Road Access point and chose to take the 0.91 mile hike one way to the 1,705 foot view of the 25 miles of piedmont horizon. I … Continue reading Do this the next time you hike!
In just under 6 months I will be celebrating my 48th birthday. Birthday celebrations are the ultimate for me and I typically use the entire MONTH to celebrate the fact that God thought enough of me to design only one version. I used to be on the mailing list of every restaurant in my city … Continue reading The Exceptional Weight Loss Plan
Have you ever looked at a successful person and asked yourself "How are they able to get so much done?" Although we all have the same 24 hours, 1440 minutes and 86,400 seconds in a day, many of us spend over 15 hours of it in wasted, unplanned and unproductive time. The most successful people … Continue reading 10 Time Saving Principles for Working Moms
When your twelve-year-old asks to bake cookies and you already have your hands full with packing up leftovers and washing dishes after your dinner guests have left, you may opt to respond as I did by simply stating "You are old enough to read the directions and follow instructions. The butter is already soft and … Continue reading Mess or Master Piece?
Many people may suggest that the current age of social media is a prime opportunity to pursue a new relationship or meet someone who they would otherwise never run into in person. I agree that it opens doors to expand ones' horizons on the dating scene but it can also be very misleading, deceptive and … Continue reading Warning signs of Internet Love Scams!
I came across a pretty cool thought when working on my latest Empowerment Word Wednesday for this week. The word was THRIVE- and two definitions provided best suited my audience of victorious women. Definition 1- Grow or develop well or vigorously and 2- Prosper or flourish. I love the culminating definition, in which I created … Continue reading Building Your Influence Right Where You Are
Depending on your age and the area of the country in which you were raised, your memories of "throw backs" from child could vary vastly from the illustration assigned to this post. Tonight I took my 12-year-old and his friends roller skating for this birthday. It's difficult to find roller rinks in 2018 and if … Continue reading Throwback to Yester Year!