Sunday Quote, 01/17/2021

Sunday Reflection Quote…Just 17 days into 2021 and the absorb/discard muscles have been flexing hard. I can sense “add” will be my challenge to bring to the forefront and sprinkle in. I’m reminded it takes a mindset of intentionality to deflect the energy suckers and power on. Here’s to having the courage and confidence to “add” and hold strong.

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Sunday Quote, 01/03/2021

Sunday Reflection Quote…The calendar has flipped to the New Year, which naturally means reflecting back and projecting ahead. Nestled between the pages are nuggets to carry forward and others to leave behind. I’m reminded excuses are like belly buttons, everyone has one and distractions are distracting. I’ve let both get in the way and I still have unfinished business. Here’s to focusing for the New Year!

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Sunday Quote, 12/13/2020

Sunday Reflection Quote…Even when stressed, exhausted, or defeated I’m reminded to simply keep showing up. Show up despite failure. Show up despite fear. Show up despite shame. I’m reminded distance and time is a gift allowing Grace to work her magic to reset. Here’s to showing up again and again!

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Sunday Quote, 11/22/2020

Sunday Reflection Quote…The push/pull distractions are plentiful. Seems every turn, there’s somethin’ somethin’ of another change, demand, or disappointment. All the strings are simultaneously tugged causing anguish of the heart and mind. It’s exhausting and I’ve been exhausted. I’m reminded what’s between my ears doesn’t necessarily match what’s in front of my eyes. What’s in front of me is the priority. Here’s to focusing on what I can control, staying strong, and planting my feet in reality.

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Sunday Quote, 11/01/2020

Sunday Reflection Quote…The last couple weeks revealed a peaceful thread of simplicity can be woven on the daily. Contentment can be etched by minimizing time zappers, rebuking negative interactions, and clearing the physical/mental clutter. I’m reminded wealth extends beyond the bank account. Despite all the ugliness and absurd push/pull in the world, here’s to staying the course creating a life of simplicity, intentionality, and contentment.

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Sunday Quote, 10/18/2020

Sunday Reflection Quote…The making a living grind has been seriously on like Donkey Kong. The last two weeks have been nothing short of ridiculous. Trying to balance the demands of synchronous in person and distance learning now punctuated by positive COVID cases in class and contact tracing sending numerous students to quarantine has felt unbearable. The sleepless nights, feelings of defeat and ineffectiveness, numerous pivots, and bureaucratic demands is absolutely exhausting. Despite it all, I’m reminded I’ve been through worse and have come out of the darkness stronger. I’m reminded it is okay to not be okay. I’m reminded I can’t be all things to all people. I’m reminded it isn’t all my weight to carry. I’m reminded asserting boundaries is allowed. I’m reminded to speak up. Here’s to making a life; I have just one. Here’s to setting an intention to forge a life of health, happiness, and balance.

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Sunday Quote, 10/05/2020

Sunday Reflection Quote (Yes, on Monday)…The last few weeks have been magnified doozies. No doubt the next few on deck will be as well. There are stressors, uncertainties, and a mountain of tasks to check off the list. There’s also successes, hope, and happiness. I’m reminded how I choose to respond and carry things are entirely up to me. I can cave to the pulls and jump on the negativity bandwagon. But that’s not my heart and doing so adds zero value to my wellbeing. Or, I can carve out my joy by establishing boundaries, taking space, and grinding it out. I waver at times, but I do my best to hold strong and choose the latter. It is hard work. It can be exhausting. It can be defeating. It can be lonely at times. It can be rewarding. It can be fulfilling. It can be inspiring. Here’s to acknowledging such is life; I am entirely up to me.

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Sunday Quote, 10/05/2020

Sunday Reflection Quote (Yes, on Monday)…The last few weeks have been magnified doozies. No doubt the next few on deck will be as well. There are stressors, uncertainties, and a mountain of tasks to check off the list. There’s also successes, hope, and happiness. I’m reminded how I choose to respond and carry things are entirely up to me. I can cave to the pulls and jump on the negativity bandwagon. But that’s not my heart and doing so adds zero value to my wellbeing. Or, I can carve out my joy by establishing boundaries, taking space, and grinding it out. I waver at times, but I do my best to hold strong and choose the latter. It is hard work. It can be exhausting. It can be defeating. It can be lonely at times. It can be rewarding. It can be fulfilling. It can be inspiring. Here’s to acknowledging such is life; I am entirely up to me.

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Sunday Quote, 09/13/2020

Sunday Reflection Quote…The last few weeks have been no joke. Trying to navigate teaching in the uncharted shark infested waters of distance learning has turned my “just peachy” cart upside down. I have a tendency to be incredibly hard on myself and the self imposed pressure to perform has reared its gnarly head. The perfectionist trap sits there and waits, like a dense fog enveloped in shame. I’m reminded there’s a difference between excellence and perfection. I’m reminded this is all new and I’m not alone. I’m reminded it’s okay to fail. I’m reminded I am still strong. Here’s to forming new habits and striving for excellence!

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Sunday Quote, 8/16/2020

Sunday Reflection Quote… I’m reminded how powerful the mind is. Whether spurred on by anxiety, fear, self-doubt, determination, confidence, or elation emotions run the gamut. I’m also reminded I can be intentional regarding my mindset responding to emotions. I can take space. I can be assertive. I can be intentional. I can ask for help. I can clarify. I can fail. I can try again. I can succeed. I can change. I can learn. I can grow. Operative phrase “I can.” We only have one life. Here’s to being choosy; choosy what I give my power to.
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