Tag: jill reid
Last week the battery in our car died. There were a few warning signs — sluggish, slower-than-normal starts when turning the key. Still, the battery’s failure was unexpected. The reason it came as a surprise? The car is less than 2-years-old. My husband explained the vehicle is equipped with tons of electronics and, in his opinion, one of the components had probably gone bad. Apparently, this rogue relay had continued to draw on the battery, even after the car had been turned off.Read More
A large chunk of my day is spent in senseless distraction — hours of time plodding through an endless stream of email brimming with meaningless rhetoric from unwanted visitors. Admittedly, I’ve become a slave to the click of my mouse — the too-easy access impossible to ignore. And with my concentration diverted to the familiar Outlook screen, my attention is drawn to a living nightmare of newly-arrived messages. It’s overwhelming.Read More
Whenever I read, hear, or see something new or different, I ask myself three questions. Is this how I think? Is this how I want to think? Can I let it in and see what happens? That last question took some time to incorporate into the equation.Read More
Our evolving culture demands transformation, and at a much quicker pace than in the past. Most of the time, when faced with adjustments in our lives, the results turn out okay — even good or great. And occasionally, the hurdles placed in our path seem more like a test with open-ended, rhetorical questions, often leaving us with a sense of confusion or lack of direction.Read More
If you usually find yourself compelled to question the advice or opinions of others, you may actually be a person with a mind of your own. Somewhat of a rarity these days. It means you recognize your own intuition is the better guide …Read More
As youngsters, many of us thought we were geniuses. Living in our small contained worlds, we had little to compare ourselves to. And while our individuality was still in the formative stages, our open and unbridled perspective often led us to experiment a bit — usually by fearlessly trying new things.Read More
In this second book in the Real Life series, you’ll discover the reasons behind your self-doubt and lack of confidence. You’ll read real life stories with examples and suggestions of how to overcome fear and negativity and, hopefully, you’ll find a few answers to help guide you in the search for your personal truth.Read More
The social nature of our culture has shifted. And this unnatural environment has made me uncomfortable for quite some time. Every day we’re reminded to heed health and medical safeguards, practice physical barriers — real and imagined, and adopt cautious dictates that have widened the gulf of human interaction. And these new protocols have raised my stress levels to new highs.Read More
When it comes to expiration dates, interpretation is the key. Most everything has a date of expiration — packaged foods, medications, 2-for-1 special offers, car warranties, even our bodies — but that’s a subject for another story.
So what does that have to do with keeping promises?
Have you ever tried to walk in someone else’s footsteps — literally? Whether in sand or snow, your careful attempts to place your foot in the exact same spot as another’s is an optimistic effort at best. Whether the space is too large or small, or at a different angle or stride, it’s nearly impossible to accomplish a perfect fit in the vacant imprint left behind from another’s journey.Read More
Pathway To Personal Growth
Discover Your Personal Truth
What is it about facing the truth that scares us? In this second book in the Real Life series, you’ll discover the reasons behind your self-doubt and lack of confidence, including real life stories with examples and suggestions of how to overcome fear and negativity in the search for your personal truth.
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