Sunday Quote, 04/11/2021

Sunday Reflection Quote…No matter the capacity, hard work is simply that—hard. If one is working on their career, personal goals, or self improvement on a physical/mental/emotional level, the grind can get stale. There’s the rub. If the mindset is “grind,” then the connotation may lead to a static path of negativity. If the mindset is to “strive,” then the path is dynamic and positive. Due to the pandemic, as a collective, we’ve passed the one year mark of working hard through challenge after challenge after challenge. Fatigue or impatience with oneself or others may be more pronounced. Nonetheless, now is the time to push through and persevere on a micro and macro level. I’m reminded I am a hard worker; hard wired to strive. Those efforts have been fruitful. I’m also reminded I have one life and I have the power to choose how I live it. Here’s to being kind to myself and pushing on with perseverance and striving!

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Sunday Quote, 02/07/2021

Sunday Reflection Quote…I’m coming off a couple weeks of reflecting back and looking ahead cuz birthdays will do that (My recent 47th and my dad’s 75th today along with a close friend). In addition, energy has been spent deflecting negativity, wordsmithing a piece of writing, and maintaining healthy boundaries. Disequilibrium of the mind or heart is incredibly uncomfortable. However, once rebalanced, the value of the stretch is priceless. I’m reminded to just sit with it. Sit with being uncomfortable. Sit with being upset. Sit with being vulnerable. I’m also reminded to embrace confidence, to be assertive, and to stay in my lane. One must dare to take the leap; daring is living.

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Sunday Quote, 02/07/2021

Sunday Reflection Quote…I’m coming off a couple weeks of reflecting back and looking ahead cuz birthdays will do that (My recent 47th and my dad’s 75th today along with a close friend). In addition, energy has been spent deflecting negativity, wordsmithing a piece of writing, and maintaining healthy boundaries. Disequilibrium of the mind or heart is incredibly uncomfortable. However, once rebalanced, the value of the stretch is priceless. I’m reminded to just sit with it. Sit with being uncomfortable. Sit with being upset. Sit with being vulnerable. I’m also reminded to embrace confidence, to be assertive, and to stay in my lane. One must dare to take the leap; daring is living.

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Sunday Quote, 01/24/2021

Sunday Reflection Quote (Yes, on Monday)…Like most, I’m so over it. I mean seeeriously (said with my Mickey Mouse voice 😉😆). Over all the policy and protocol changes. Over the inefficiencies of bureaucratic bullshit. Over people in power making decisions with ZERO experience or context. Over the uncertainty of the future. I mean, seriously! Nonetheless, nonetheless. I’m reminded the future is ALWAYS uncertain. Always has been and always will be. That being said, I’m reminded to live in the now. Why? The beauty of peace and happiness yields more value. I’m reminded living in the past feeds depression and living in the future feeds anxiety and fear. I’m reminded don’t tell me, I’m the teller. Here’s to living immediately!

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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, 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, 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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Sunday Quote, 8/2/220

Sunday Reflection Quote…The last couple weeks have been quite the personal and professional ride. There’s been an undercurrent of push vs. pull and I’ve hunkered down to stand my ground. I’m reminded life is short and I have only one; choose wisely. I’m reminded I can’t be all things to all people; be kind to yourself. I’m reminded there’s value in being assertive, asking questions, and not chasing. Here’s to staying in my lane, staying in the moment, and having an attitude of gratitude. Here’s to knowing expectations for myself or others can be a slippery slope. Here’s to knowing I have the fortitude to see it all through.
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Sunday Quote, 7/19/2020

Sunday Reflection Quote…It’s been a doozy week riding the teary morning lows of distance learning/teaching woes, the highs of shooting an 81, all rounded out by shouting from the treetops we’re engaged glee. I’m reminded life is a continuum unexpectedly twisting and turning. Sometimes it’s a full on pucker white knuckle death grip and other times it’s freely waving hands in the air like you just don’t care. Sometimes it’s broadsided trauma or pain with zero Iight in sight. Sometimes it’s shame or fear paralyzing the next move. But, BUT with hope, determination, and willingness better things DO and CAN fall together. Here’s to falling FORWARD in love, in marriage, in friendship, in family, in teaching, in golf, in health and wellness. Here’s to better things!
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