5-Career, Bucket List, Level 10 Life Goals, Novels, Writing

Bucket List Item: Write a Novel

The first bucket list item I want to focus on for my Tuesday posts is very timely. The month of November begins tomorrow. Every year, I have wanted to participate in the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which takes place every year in November. The idea is that you write about 1700 words of a… Continue reading Bucket List Item: Write a Novel

10-Health & Fitness, 9-Physical Environment, Level 10 Life Goals

I Ate the Frog!

Mark Twain once said, “Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day." or alternately, "If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s… Continue reading I Ate the Frog!

1-Friends & Family, 10-Health & Fitness, 2-Personal Development, 5-Career, 9-Physical Environment, Level 10 Life Goals, Life Assessments

Needing to Focus

As I review the first couple weeks of my Level 10 Life, I'm noticing some disturbing trends. It seems that certain habits aren't getting done at all and others are done every day. Writing this blog is an exercise designed to improve the career segment of life and it has been going well. I'm enjoying… Continue reading Needing to Focus

1-Friends & Family, 6-Relationship, 7-Fun & Recreation, Arkansas, Bucket List, Illinois, Level 10 Life Goals, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Road Trips, Tennessee, Travel, USA Travel

Road Trip – Day 5

Today is the big travel day home. We aren't even stopping much along the way. We've decided to take a short detour east so we can go through Indiana and miss most of the horrible traffic that exists between Chicago and Michigan. We began the day driving through massive downpours almost all the way through… Continue reading Road Trip – Day 5

1-Friends & Family, 9-Physical Environment, Level 10 Life Goals

Learning to Let it All Go.

As I mentioned before, I've been working this month on emptying a storage unit. This might not seem like a daunting task to those of you have a small unit somewhere, however, mine was the size of a semi-truck trailer and packed wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling. I've had it since we moved here from another state,… Continue reading Learning to Let it All Go.

4-Finances, 8-Giving & Contribution, Level 10 Life Goals, Life Assessments

Finances… Otherwise Known as Torture.

Finances are one of those topics most people dread talking about, reading about and, more than anything, doing anything about. Dealing with finances usually means lots of numbers and even more deprivation. Do you enjoy your morning cappuccino? If so, that's too bad, because most financial advice columns are going to tell you that's the… Continue reading Finances… Otherwise Known as Torture.

1-Friends & Family, 2-Personal Development, 5-Career, Level 10 Life Goals

Getting it Done

Today I'm looking at my Level 10 goals new habit list and I'm finding myself completely unmotivated to do any of them. It just seems to be one of those days. I really didn't even feel like getting out from under the covers this morning. This happens once in a while, but usually only when… Continue reading Getting it Done

Life Assessments

You’ve Gotta Start Somewhere

It's always a struggle to write the first blog post. I've done it a few times. The pressure is on. What will the blog become? What are you going to create? The initial compass direction is set by this single introductory blog post. Here we go... Does action follow motivation or does motivation follow action?… Continue reading You’ve Gotta Start Somewhere