Category Archives: Staying motivated

When being bamboozled is a good thing

Hobo: “What exactly is your persuasion on the big man?” Boy: “Well, I want to believe, but…” Hobo: “But you don’t want be bamboozled. You don’t want to be led down the primrose path. You don’t want be conned or … Continue reading

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Powering through those painful ‘slog’ days

When I began The Wayward Journey in the fall of 2011, I noted that there are many ups and downs on the road to establishing your own business. One of the bumps that I often stumble on is staying motivated, … Continue reading

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Don’t be a creature of habit, change your routine!

The other day I had one of those Aha! moments. It was such a small thing that at first I didn’t think much of it. But as I contemplated my “discovery,” I realized it had repercussions for other areas in … Continue reading

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7 tips for achieving your New Year’s resolutions

There’s something noble about resolving to improve yourself or better the world, especially when you are able overcome great obstacles. On the other hand, we humans seem hardwired for failure, so not making good on our goals is all too … Continue reading

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Very Inspiring Blogger and Sunshine Awards

With the beginning of the New Year, I’d like to gratefully acknowledge two blogging awards that David Kanigan nominated me for last year—the Very Inspiring Blogger Award and the Sunshine Award. David’s blog, Lead.Learn.Live., continues to be one of my … Continue reading

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Exercise, health and having a purpose

Exercise is one of those things that you either love or hate. All my life, I have firmly been in the “hate” camp. Forcing myself to exercise just seems to be the low point of my day. I try to … Continue reading

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Dealing with uncertainty

In these economic times, you can’t really escape uncertainty. Even Warren Buffett, I would guess, lies awake some nights wondering if he invested in the right companies. We try our hardest to insulate ourselves from the shocks and vicissitudes of … Continue reading

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I’m back…

I honestly did not intend to go “dark” for a whole month when I last posted on June 7. But one thing led to another, and so today I am ending a longer-than-expected hiatus. Did you miss me? The second … Continue reading

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Burger King delivers…and the world’s biggest bride

Yes, it’s a strange juxtaposition, but as Dave Barry would say, “I am not making this up.” I recently received a postcard in the mail from Burger King advertising its new home-delivery service. About the same time, I heard talk … Continue reading

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