Category Archives: success

Type A

By nature and long practice, I tend to ask, “What do I need to do today?”  It isn’t that I always want to work, but it just makes sense to get the work done first.  From long and repetitious learning … Continue reading

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Maybe Greedy

Maybe I’m greedy. I want a sustainable house (generate electricity, get water, and grow most of my own food in eco-friendly, low-cost ways). The sustainable house and acre or two would would reduce my needs at retirement. I’d of course … Continue reading

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Synopsis for Celebrate Your Wins

I’ve been working a lot this week to get ready for my first craft show this year.  I’m really excited about my new book.  Here’s the synopsis for Celebrate Your Wins: Steps to More Happiness and Productivity. Most everyone can … Continue reading

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Celebrate Your Wins Coming Soon!

I’ve run into a lot of brick walls, metaphorically, and learned a lot.  Celebrate Your Wins is a motivational book of advice that has grown out of those learning experiences.   Anyone looking to be happier or more productive could … Continue reading

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2015, the Year of My Wild Success, Part 2

So what are typical activities for this wildly successful year? What does this look like? Well, today is the ___ day of my year. I can’t change yesterday. I’m not promised tomorrow or even the sunset, though I have goals … Continue reading

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2015, the Year of My Wild Success, Part 1

2015 is my year. The year of my wild success. The year that I succeed, wildly, in my writing and crafting and teaching and everything. I’m happy to share the year with you. Time exists equally for everyone, no matter … Continue reading

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I don’t make New Year’s Resolutions Part 2

Previously, I posted on making resolutions and gave “get in shape” as a typical one. Get in shape? Ugh. Awful resolution. What does “in shape” look like? How do I know when I’ve achieved it? How would I do part … Continue reading

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Is Persistence Really Insanity?

Today I’m struck by the similarity between the definitions for insanity and persistence. A snarky definition for insanity is repeating the same steps over and over yet hoping for different results. A good definition for persistence is trying repeatedly. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Confession Time, Part 2

In the previous post, it’s become brutally clear that I need to work as much on the non-writing details of writing projects as I can to give myself the best chances of success. But those details aren’t as absorbing, as … Continue reading

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Delayed Gratification, Part 3

Here are the last three best actions to take for your success. 5 Realize that Everything You Do Matters. People set goals and take actions, guessing that those actions will help. Generally, they do. Sometimes those actions help in unexpected … Continue reading

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