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100 Ways to Fuel Intentional Gratitude

It’s November, and Thanksgiving is one week away. As we approach next Thursday, gratitude should be top of mind, but sometimes we’re just too busy. There are so many distractions and so much noise in our lives. Politically, we’re more divided than ever, and the news is filled with things like impeachment, shootings, and hurt. [...]

By |2019-11-22T09:56:04-06:00November 22nd, 2019|

3 Ways to Boost Your Mindset (And Feed Your Good Wolf)

A parable that I first heard as a kid resurfaced three different times last week. It tells the story of an old Cherokee teaching his grandson. He shares with the boy that two wolves are battling inside all of us. One wolf is evil – it is pride, arrogance, jealousy, resentment, inferiority, lack, self-pity, regret, [...]

By |2019-11-12T09:20:57-06:00November 12th, 2019|

Quit Beating Yourself Up – You’re Imperfect Just Like The Rest of Us

If you follow my writing or the Depth Not Width blog, you probably noticed the last couple of weeks I’ve been pretty quiet. My consistent stream of weekly thoughts and insights did not run dry but was momentarily diverted as I took some time to tend to other things. The funniest thing about that? The [...]

By |2019-09-30T15:16:17-05:00September 30th, 2019|

What You Feed Grows (So Feed the Right Things)

Saturday mornings usually include a stop at the Farmers Market where we grab our produce for the week. What’s in season changes month to month, and the array of options never ceases to amaze me. I always leave impressed by each farm’s ability to grow such beautiful vegetables, but this post really has nothing to [...]

By |2019-09-15T15:11:57-05:00September 15th, 2019|

How to Create a Powerful Personal Reset

We’ve wrapped up school shopping, dropped all the supplies in their lockers on back-to-school night, and had one last celebration with friends to cap off the summer. Eighth grade starts tomorrow, and the first-day outfits are prepped and ready for the morning. Hanging out with the twins tonight, the anticipation and excitement for back to [...]

By |2019-09-02T19:44:38-05:00September 2nd, 2019|