Health

May 22 2024

Monkey Mind: Taming the Chatter

2024-05-22T13:03:56-05:00May 22nd, 2024|Inspired Ideas Blog, Personal Development|

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month this May, we are reposting this blog to help you recognize when “monkey mind” may be hijacking you and provide strategies to quiet the monkeys. Practicing these strategies will lead you to a more peaceful, productive self. Enjoy! Have you ever searched everywhere for your glasses and found [...]

May 18 2022

Surviving Uncertainty

2022-05-18T07:35:47-05:00May 18th, 2022|Inspired Ideas Blog, Personal Development|

Why do I say “surviving?”  Because, the challenge of not knowing what’s next feels like it could actually be life-threatening.  As human beings, we expect to have feelings of CERTAINTY about life changes and choices we make.  A part of learning and growing is we accept some things as “truth” that keep us grounded.  New [...]

Apr 27 2022

Five Lessons From Hardship

2022-04-28T10:13:46-05:00April 27th, 2022|Inspired Ideas Blog, Personal Development|

In 2021, I discovered that I had an acoustic neuroma, a non-cancerous tumor, growing on my left-side hearing and balance nerves. The growth rate was alarming, and my doctors recommended removal. I had a successful surgery in January and gratefully, seem to be in the clear at this time. However, for someone who is normally [...]

May 1 2020

Maintaining Your Mojo During This Crisis

2020-09-03T11:08:12-05:00May 1st, 2020|COVID-19, Inspired Ideas Blog|

Movie character Austin Powers referred to his special energy, which enhanced his influence on others, as “mojo” in the movie trilogy, and it’s the term I use for my inspiration or motivation toward my work.  How do you maintain your mojo – especially as we end the 7th week of the COVID-19 crisis? Many of us [...]

Apr 8 2020

Camping In

2020-09-03T11:11:33-05:00April 8th, 2020|COVID-19, Inspired Ideas Blog|

We often look forward to “CAMPING OUT” to free ourselves of urban clutter and noise, tiring and draining work assignments and forced contact with people we haven’t consciously chosen to interact with.  Now, with this massive shelter in place, the shutdown of many businesses and life that we know has seemingly forced us to “CAMP [...]

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