personal development Archive

How Is the Enemy Using Your Emotions to Distract You?

Our Emotions are the triggers that the enemy uses to keep us from pursuing our God-Given Purpose Strife, discord, gossip, offense, anger, retaliation, persecution, ridicule, animosity, dissension These are the words that come to mind when I think about our emotions and how the enemy uses each of our challenging experiences to yank us off

Journaling Lessons Learned from Teens

Journaling Can Benefit All Ages I had the honor and privilege of speaking into the lives of a few budding teens this month through a series of Journaling Workshops. I have conducted several journaling workshops over the past few years at my local library.  It has given me an opportunity to share the importance of

4 Breakthroughs That Occur When Your Clients Journal

Congratulations! You have built a strong reputation for results! Your clients are spreading the word.  As a result, you are honing your ability to influence substantial change and growth in the lives of the people you touch. We ARE tracking, aren’t we?  Of course we are!   With every new opportunity to impact people’s lives,

Boundaries: Are You Ready To Do The Work?

Anyone that has committed to partnering with me in their quest for personal growth will tell you, “It takes “WORK”!Committing to growth in your life will require two things of you: 1)      Work 2)      Change If these two things are not done, you won’t grow.  It’s as simple as that, and don’t let anyone tell

If You Were Sifted, What Would Remain?

Have you ever sifted anything through a sieve, colander, screen, or filter?  The goal is to separate the wanted from the unwanted, right? The goals is to purify or refine. In YOUR sifting, what will remain?  Do you know what it means to be sifted?   I get so excited when it’s time to prepare meals, especially those that

Hello Fear — Let’s Talk

  Change the Way You Look at “FEAR” “What Did I Learn Today?  I learned how to change the way I look at fear.” As a journal writing Practitioner, I am constantly sharing tips on the many styles of journal writing and how this thought-provoking practice serves as a tool for self-reflection, personal growth and

A Night of Self Discovery for Women 40+

 I am so excited to present to you A Journaling Cafe exclusively for women age 40+                  **Click on photo to access video*** Uniquely designed for the Ageless Soul As Women beyond our 40’s, our thoughts on “aging” have become our new reality.  Unfortunately, we tend to place far too much pressure on

What Does Long Suffering Mean to You?

As I partake of my spiritual nourishment this morning in God’s Word through the book of Ezra, the Holy Spirit is reminding me of long-suffering.  Then, oh goodness, I felt a blog post coming on. What does Long Suffering mean to you?  There have been many examples of long suffering throughout the Bible– long periods

Join Us as We Uncover The Secret Benefits of Journal Writing

TAKE A PROACTIVE APPROACH TO LIFE’S JOURNEY THROUGH THE PRACTICE OF PERSONAL JOURNAL WRITING THE ART OF JOURNALING – 6-Week Virtual JOURNALING WORKSHOP Writing in a personal journal can be a powerful tool for sorting out thoughts, feelings, coping with daily challenges and unlocking your “authentic self” As we discover the many facets of Journaling,

What are you doing with YOUR Freedom? Reflections from “12 Years a Slave”

If you have yet to see this movie, you may want to add it to your list of movies worth viewing.  No matter your ethnicity, this movie highlights the harsh realities of slavery and the horrific results of not only physical abuse amongst a race, but the mental incarceration forced upon them as a whole.