I write romance novels and a life coaching blog. I’m a writer, yogi, Argentine tango dancer, opera singer, Southern belle, and Greek-American. I was born and raised in Greenwood, Mississippi. At a young age I discovered I had a voice and pursued vocal performance throughout her college years. I graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy and Carnegie Mellon University in vocal performance. I completed my Masters in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Do you have a dream that just won't materialize? I have them. I think that I've done all the right things. I've gotten clear about what I want, I visualized it, I've meditated on the positive when it comes to my dream, and it still won't manifest after years. I grow impatient and begin to believe I've failed. One day when I felt like a failure for yet
I'd venture to say that most of our personal faults originate with an attitude problem. You may have issues with emotions like anger, resentment, jealousy, inferiority, low self-esteem, negativity, worry, guilt, boredom or fear. As I discovered one of these faults within myself, I've worked to correct it. For example, I used to be a very negative person. I always thought about what could be better, what I did
I love feeling happy. I think we all do, and if I'm not happy, I want to figure out how to be happy now! On this journey of working hard and going forth with the best attitude, I learned we have the power to choose happiness. Some days it is eeasier than others, but you can work with with what you're grateful for having to turn the frown
On an average day, I feel strong. I've endured a lot of emotional tests and trials in my life. Most people have. Everyone gets them. They're just in different packages suited for each individual's personal growth needs. That saying [caption id="attachment_466" align="alignleft" width="275"] Grow Strength[/caption] about what doesn't kill you makes you stronger is 100% true. Now I appreciate days that run smoothly. Coasting through can be quite
In a world where every man is out for himself, we've developed a culture that is lacking in trust. Our hearts are closed because we've learned it is wise for someone to earn our trust. That is true, but we seem to have taken the practice to an extreme. Many people aren't event opening the door to trust at all, and the person trying to earn trust has
When is it time to quit pursuing a personal goal? I ask myself as I face discouragement in several areas of my life. I'm not going to tell you to never quit and keep going no matter what. Sometimes you should, but not always. There are times when it's okay to quit going after a life goal. Here are 4. (more…)
Life is a blessing and it's easy to get down in the dumps when you have a bad day or a tragedy happens in your life. In the event of a major loss, it's important to go through the grieving process. This blog is in reference to those average days when you're having a pity party about something. I speak from experience because I've dealt with a number
What makes a good leader? How do you determine if you are a good leader? How do you become a good leader? Find out now because you can!
Getting started is really the hardest part. Reaching personal goals can be overwhelming when viewed in their entirety, but breaking goals into increments, makes them feel more attainable. Starting an incremental goals is much easier than attacking the whole thing at once. I encourage you to just get going no matter how hard or awkward it feels to you, and before you know it, your goal is part
It's easy to get stuck in a rut. In our world of constant stimulation, I know I get bored quite easily. Everything moves fast and changes so quickly, that as soon as things slow down, my brain checks in to desire stimulation. I find myself feeling bored with my hobbies. Those that once invigorated me, become dull and flat. I want to get motivated to continue on with