Life Changes

I know we’ll be okay.  I know there are some changes I can make…It’s all doable, and you’re going to see it happen.

Communication Master Key: Assertiveness

Assertiveness is not just a skill to develop if you find it hard to say no. It can help you get what you need if your direct approach is rubbing people the wrong way. An aggressive approach can cause people to not want to hear what you have to say. Assertiveness is a middle ground…

Make 2019 a Success Story

I’ve decided to start sharing my featured articles from the monthly newsletter I put together at work.  It’s currently being published for seven apartment properties across Texas.   The New Year is upon us, and like they say, it’s the first blank page in a 365-page book. If you feel up to the challenge of a…

Never Too Late

My job as Service Coordinator exposes me to all sorts of breakthroughs.  My property serves the low-income elderly and disabled.  These are folks who likely did not have many opportunities for personal growth early in life, or for whatever reason find themselves at a disadvantage in their current life.  Previously, I had only served as…

Water What?

Here’s a fun fact that no one tells you when you first start trying to lose weight: strenuous exercise makes your body retain water.  If you were planning on sweating it out, think again.  A lot of people say, “Don’t get discouraged; you’re going to slow down as you lose fat, because the muscle you…

A Losing Battle

This is the kind of losing battle to be happy about.  I mentioned, in my last post, that I’d gained significant weight during the transition to my new job (20 pounds, to be exact).  It was the most I’ve weighed in my life, and put me over a limit I never wanted to see on…