4 Reasons You Are Behind on Your Goals

and what to do about it

Did you set goals for yourself and family at the beginning of the year and now it’s June and you are wondering what the heck happened?  How did it get to June and you haven’t accomplished any of them?  Or maybe you can’t even remember what they were?  If so, here are four reasons why […]

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Getting New Habits to Stick

If you set any goals for yourself or your family at the beginning of the year, you probably realized by now that achieving your goals often involves changing habits.  And it’s changing the habits that are often just as hard if not harder than achieving the goal. For example, if you set a goal to […]

Getting New Habits to Stick

Why Finding Your Purpose is Overrated

And what to do instead

What’s your calling?  What’s your purpose?  What’s your reason for being here?  Where’s my life headed?  These are really BIG questions.  Questions many of us have probably asked ourselves at some point in our lives.  Some of us were born knowing it, some of us found it along the way, and some of us  most […]

How to Decide What’s Important

  Everything can’t be important.  Regardless of how loud life gets or how hard people or situations tug at your heart, the reality is they all can’t be important.  And if you try and make them all important you will end up melting down, angry, bitter, or worse all three.  So how do you decide […]

Setting Financial Goals for Your Family

  Welcome to Part 2 of the series, 3 Steps to Getting a Better Handle on Your Family Finances.  If you haven’t read or completed Part 1, please do so before continuing. In Part 1, we talked about understanding your current financial state of affairs.  This required you to get honest about your current finances […]

Thinking About 2015

If you are in the midst of holiday preparations right now, I know it is hard to think of much else.  But I would like to encourage you to start giving 2015 a little space in your heart and mind.  It will make your goals and plans for next year a little easier to set […]