Category Archives: Business

Remedy A Challenging Life

Nicole/ March 20, 2018/ Business, Personal Growth

That daily grind… Get up… get ready… cringe at needing to be at a job that doesn’t provide you with anything other than a paycheck… get to work… stare at the clock more than you care to admit… get home… possibly head out to a second job… or drink away your cares as you binge watch the latest show on

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Job Security – Too Good To Be True?

Nicole/ September 16, 2017/ Business, Life

I remember hearing about the work force and what is expected of new adults while I was growing up. My parents never missed the opportunity to talk about the future, largely focusing on the importance of planning and career goals. Those conversations always ended up stressing the same line of progression: Graduate high school Graduate college Find a job Work

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Obstacle Obliteration

Nicole/ August 21, 2017/ Business, Personal Growth

By Guest Author Brian Duclos How often have you run into an obstacle which seems insurmountable? Often in life we run into situations where it appears that we cannot progress, no matter how hard we try. What do you do when you find yourself in such a place? There is a story in Think and Grow Rich where Napoleon Hill

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Is It Selfish To Focus On Yourself?

Nicole/ July 31, 2017/ Business, Family, Life, Personal Growth

You hear it all the time… You need to take care of yourself. You’re too burned out and need some YOU time. You can’t forget about YOU BUT… Taking time out for yourself means taking time away from everything else… like your career or your family… do you really have time for that? Realizing that, you feel as though there just

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Overcome Overwhelm

Nicole/ May 4, 2017/ Business, Life, Personal Growth

Feeling overwhelmed is not an easy state of mind to be in. Thankfully, with the right mindset and determination, you can overcome overwhelm. Your heart rate increases. Your stress never seems to dwindle. You feel paralyzed without any choice or ability to drag yourself out. I’ve definitely had my share of life lived in complete overwhelm. I’ve been there as

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The Most Overlooked Secret to Boost Productivity

Nicole/ March 10, 2017/ Business, Personal Growth

Business owners, executives, managers, students, and those working from home… what do they all have in common? They all need help with increasing productivity, energy, focus, inspiration, motivation, and overall wellness. Because no one who strives to truly be productive and efficient has time to deal with the afternoon slump, sleepless nights, feeling ill, or feeling stuck.  ​It is no

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How Chronic Illness Turned Me Into An Introvert

Nicole/ March 17, 2016/ Business, Health, Life

Chronic illnesses affect us in more ways than one. It’s not just your nervous system. It’s not just your cardiovascular system. It’s not just your muscles or digestive tract. Chronic illness affects your mind. It damages how you view yourself. It damages how you relate to others. It causes angst just being in public, especially crowds. With our recent move,

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Iron Sharpens Iron

Nicole/ February 25, 2016/ Business, Life, Personal Growth

“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.”  – The Book of Proverbs, verse 27:17 While that is a biblical quote, I am not going to drag you down the rabbit hole of forcing any religion on anyone. However, some of the lessons found in each piece of religious literature does provide valuable contributions to personal development, which I

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How Do You Learn?

Nicole/ June 30, 2015/ Business, Life

Everyone learns and teaches based on their own unique personalities and abilities. Sometimes its difficult to assess how we learn and communicate with others to maximize our efforts in sharing information. Sometimes it takes an outside source to help us figure out what we think should be obvious. Do you know: how do you learn? What motivates you? How do

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Do What You Love

Nicole/ March 4, 2015/ Business

Do you find yourself wondering what you want to be when you “grow up?” Whether you’re in high school, college, the military, or working a job that doesn’t provide much job satisfaction… (etc)… we all have one thing in common – rarely do we know what to do next. And when we do, we often find ourselves back to square one…

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