How to Get Better at Just About Anything


Have you ever learned a new skill and noticed it took for-bloomin’-ever to get good at it?

Maybe you just had a junior high basketball flashback! B.E.E.F. anyone? (Maybe that was just me). Or perhaps you remember learning to play piano or guitar. Or, it may have seemed it took you longer than most to get that squat form just right at the gym.

Whatever skill came roaring into your mind, the point is that learning something new always takes time. And it’s quite scientific. [Read more…]

Want to Learn How to Really Love Exercise?

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Do you hate to exercise?

If so, I’d say you’re right up there with most everybody else in this country. As a matter of fact, about 80% of Americans don’t get the recommended amount of exercise. So it’s probably pretty safe to say that most of those people hate exercise, too.

I know…I can hear it now, “I don’t hate exercise, I just don’t have time.” [Read more…]

What Can Ants Teach You About Being Healthy?

Marching AntsYesterday I was picking a few cherry tomatoes from our garden and noticed something pretty strange I wanted to share with you.

It’s actually a pretty strong lesson I learned about being healthy. [Read more…]

Why Buying New Jeans Doesn’t Make You Closer to God

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About 2 years ago my husband lost 40 pounds.

He was crazy determined (the monetary prize didn’t hurt), and he had decided that it was time to be healthier. It was time to take charge of his body and make it obedient to him instead of the other way around.

The funny thing was – nobody even noticed he had lost any weight until he was down 25 pounds. I think part of that was because we didn’t buy him any new clothes until then either.

I was pondering on that time the other day, and it made me think.

Why did we wait until he had lost the weight to buy new clothes? [Read more…]

How to Get Everything You Always Wanted

Reaching 1How you ever longed to get everything you always wanted?

You’ve dreamed of “having it all” – the right this, the perfect that, the best whatchamadoodle, and the newest thingamajigger (those are some of my favorite Southern “words”).

Well, today is your lucky day – I’m going to tell you how to get everything you always wanted! [Read more…]

How to Make Time When There Is None

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Are you ready to learn how to make time when there is none?

Two months ago, you completed a Time Inventory to show you how your professed priorities align with the truth of your calendar, and last month you decided if you were ready to make changes to the areas of your life where change needs to happen. [Read more…]