Category: Confidence

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“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” ~ Helen Keller What do you think of when you hear the word Adventure? Daring…risky…exciting…maybe even a bit scary? Adventures often have an element of the unknown, risk, and perhaps danger….

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Confidence is a work in practice—after all, practice makes perfect, right? As a new entrepreneur I am working on my confidence every day. Having taken the leap into a world of self-reliance and exercising my new muscles of courage, I…

I began playing volleyball at the age of 13 and quickly became one of the top players and team captain through middle and high school. Playing sports enhanced my innate competitive drive and I began to view winning as the…

Last week, at age 48, I stepped out of my comfort zone and onto a gymnastics mat as I participated as a gymnast in the 15th World Gymnaestrada held in Helsinki, Finland.  This event is held every 4 years as…

Find Strength in Connections To Self, A Higher Being, and Others in Love and Faith Love was definitely in the air at our recent “Be Strong” Wholistic Woman Retreat with Mountain Memories at ThorpeWood in Thurmont, Maryland. Fifty-two women convened…

 I carefully placed one foot after another on the rungs of a twelve foot ladder while seemingly  climbing high into the air. I could sense the ropes-course instructor close behind me as I listened for  his directions. I stopped on…

Yes, that’s me!  I did it!  On July 6th, 2013 I went skydiving for the first time and the experience was everything I wanted it to be and more.  If you read my last blog, “The Thing You Fear the…

Courage. What does this word mean to you? Does it mean stepping out of your comfort zone and trying something new? Is it what you use when facing an unexpected diagnosis, change in employment, or loss of your home? Different…

Research on the behavior of change or taking action show that fear is a stronger motivator than the sense of accomplishment. Now don’t get me wrong there are individuals who are strongly motivated by achievement of goals and take action…

Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain. – Mark Twain Today I’d like to make a public declaration that on July 6th, 2013 I will do something that at one point in my life…

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