Category: Goal Setting

The Saga Continues! In 2016 I began researching WHY some of my tasks got done and many, many others did not – over and over and over again. I asked friends if they too, found it difficult to get things done on a consistent basis; if they noticed certain goals were easier to accomplish than […]

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Hi, my name is Dana and I’m a plan-aholic. Definitely don’t want to make light of addictions in general but do want to share a rather light-hearted post series about my “problem” with being addicted to planning (and planners…the fresh clean pages of a new planner just…oh, sorry). As I was saying, I LOVE to […]

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Earlier this week I talked about loving your outsides, today’s post covers some basic, FREE ways to spread that lovin’ feeling to your internal workings. Check it out. Beauty is definitely more than skin deep… I’ll just be blunt here – start doing things to your insides that guarantee you’ll FEEL beautiful. Toss the diets, […]

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At the end of yesterday’s post, I had you thinking of your natural, naked self in the same light as your favorite thing. Today, I give you a couple of suggestions on how to treat this treasured item… Treat Yourself as You Want to Be Treated Just as you treat your favorite item with care […]

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“My Birthday Suit Needs Some Alterations” Think of yourself naked.  Or, if you’re somewhere you can do so and not be arrested, get naked and look at yourself in a mirror.  I imagine you’re like most women I know (and maybe a few of the guys); you cringed at the thought and absolutely refused to […]

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I had some power to do good in the world. So that’s what I set out to do. Practicing What I Teach Both Hello Diva and my next novel, Breaking Point were written using the (now known as) Simply Self-Published method. Month 1 – Prep Month 2 – Write the Draft Month 3 – Rest […]

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“I am not my hair, I am not this skin, I am the soul that lives within.” India Arie, ‘I Am Not My Hair’ 2008 – November; it’s eight days into NaNoWriMo, a 30-day writing challenge that I’d previously attempted a couple years before but never completed. That year, I’d signed up at the last […]

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How My First Novel, Hello Diva, Was Conceived (and how Simply Self-Published soon followed.) Creators are often asked, “what inspired you to write / paint / develop…”I find myself inspired in so many ways, but mostly, it all starts with my real life. No, for real. Almost all of my stories, novels, and such come […]

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Finally, we’re here to wrap up this week’s post series on my newly adopted mantra, Live by My Faith, not my fear. How I’m Handling the Truth The truth of the matter is I’m never going to reach 100% of the goals I set if I keep letting my feelings (aka fear) get in the […]

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