Active Gratitude

In the United States, this is a week where many of us are reminded of gratitude. On Thursday we will celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. It is a holiday full of tradition and community. Many come together to share a meal and celebration. In celebration, I want to...

Be happier. allow unhappiness.

If you spend time on social media, watching commercials, or even reading self help books, it is easy to fall into the trap of thinking that we are supposed to be happy all the time, and that something is wrong if we’re not. But folks, we are human. We are not...

Happy Anniversary

It’s hard for me to believe this this is my 52nd post. That means I have published a post a week for a full year. I’ve shocked myself with how easy it was to stay consistent. Happy anniversary to “Inspired Leader Monday Motivations.” Why do I...

Be careful the stories you tell about yourself.

Be careful the stories you tell about yourself. When you say it about you, people will instantly believe you.   The stories we tell about ourselves have a powerful impact on how others see us.  Think back on the last time someone asked how your day has been...