Be Amazing Everyday

I read this tee-shirt and it made me smile: “Do Amazing Things.” To me, however, “Amazing” does not mean it has to be a mega-sized undertaking. We often psyche ourselves out before we even get started or diminish an accomplishment because it does not meet some huge measurement we have set in our mind. 

My suggestion to be “Amazing” and to “be who you want to be” is to do things that are meaningful to you. Big or small, for yourself or others — being amazing to me means being true to yourself.  

How are you being amazing?

By |August 21st, 2019|Categories: Inspired Action, Purpose|

Create More Adventures

I recently went to a ‘Paint Night’ which to most folks would be viewed as a relaxing and fun activity, especially when you are with your daughter. To me, it created a bit of fear and unease.  The reasoning swirling in my head was “What are you doing here?  You are not an artist or not even very creative.”  The rational part of me thought “Really Lisa…  come on now, everyone can paint, just like everyone can sing. It really comes down to embracing imperfection.” This is so true. There is a quote by the artist Salvador Dali that says “Have no fear of perfection

By |April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Inspired Action, Purpose|

How to Practice Gratitude

The practice of gratitude as a tool for happiness has been around for many years. Long-term studies support gratitude’s effectiveness, suggesting that a positive, appreciative attitude contributes to greater success in work, better health, peak performance in sports and business and a higher sense of well-being.

So, if everyone acknowledges gratitude’s many benefits, why is it so difficult to sustain. So many of us are trained to notice what is broken, undone or lacking in our lives. And for gratitude to meet its full potential in our lives, it needs to become more than just a “Thanksgiving” or greeting card word. We have to learn a new

Take One: The Secret To Achieving Your Goals

armsfecdf2e8-5d67-4a8c-852a-ae086b179839With the change in seasons comes a change in our schedule, creating a great
opportunity to re-claim or reset our goals. Goals help us work toward and keep us on
the path to living a life with purpose. We all have goals – some are top of mind while
others are long forgotten.
Remember your