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Blog Entries - February 2011

A simple "Thank you" will do.

Posted on: February 13, 2011
Tags: 2011 goals

I'm not sure if men do this or not, but women, when confronted with a compliment, will jump through hoops to explain how it is they come to have such a beautiful sweater, or swear that it was nothing to get up at the crack of dawn to start preparing

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Run, Polly, Run!

Posted on: February 13, 2011
Tags: 2011 goals

I love to run. I was in track when I was a kid and I always enjoyed running, especially around my neighborhood at night. I've never had the urge to get crazy about it and undertake a marathon but nothing feels quite like it. About 10 years ago I had given it

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Connected or not.

Posted on: February 8, 2011
Tags: 2011 goals

I have often heard that the Universe rewards action. But, not necessarily in ways that make sense or that I can attribute a direct cause and effect relationship to. This month I'm reading a book about how to become successful. I've been doing the exercises

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Control the controlables.

Posted on: February 6, 2011
Tags: 2011 goals

Tomorrow my mom is going into the hospital to have her second knee replacement surgery. The first one went so well last year and she got so much relief from all the pain she had been in, she decided to get the other knee done. It's always a bit scary when

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Nike had it right!

Posted on: February 4, 2011
Tags: 2011 goals

Well, there are two big lessons that I'm taking away from my recent reading. 1. Visualization of one's goals is a key component of success. 2. Take action! I've heard about visualizing what I want in as much detail as possible, blah, blah, blah for years. The

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Fear of failure or fear of success?

Posted on: February 2, 2011
Tags: 2011 goals

I had never really thought about the idea of the Fear of Success until a few years ago when I read about it. I always assumed people wanted success. Who doesn’t, right? Well, lots of folks want success but they are afraid of what else might come with

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Whew!

Posted on: February 1, 2011
Tags: 2011 goals

Well, I successfully (mostly) made it through January making a blog post every day. I missed one day due to some poor planning but I’m happy to say that it wasn’t any more than that! I have to say that I really like setting a goal that I commit to

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