September 2013 archive

Believe it. Achieve it.

Motivation Rhonda - mud run 3One of the most amazing things about children is their unlimited capacity to dream and believe.  Ask them what they want to be when they grow up and you’ll get answers nothing short of a super hero, an actress, an astronaut, a surgeon, a school teacher.

Their little brains are full of belief and short on doubt.

For the past several weeks, my husband and youngest son have been ‘training’ for a mud run.  It’s their second annual race to run together.  Rather than putting in the work to finish first, it’s been an amazing bonding experience between the two of them and a fun and healthy way to spend time together.


Find Your Joy!

I can remember a time in my life when I used to stare at the clock.  I would start the countdown in the morning until my first break, then until lunch.  Lunch would whiz by quickly and then the afternoon minutes slowly crept along until the magical moment…”See you tomorrow!”

I still have a hard time believing I did that for SOOOOO many years.  Going through the motions.  Being a people pleaser, yet not pleasing my own family, or most importantly…myself.  I was a dedicated clock watcher throughout the day.  Work was divided up between snacks, lunch, potty breaks and chats with office co-workers.