2021 January

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January 28, 2021
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This month I’ve been talking a lot about setting the tone for a productive, fulfilling and successful year.

And I’m not done yet. 🙂

I want to talk about your ENVIRONMENT and whether it is supporting your goals …

… or if it’s hurting you.

There are two steps to create a more supportive environment:

→ First: Your environment should make it easier to follow through on your goals AND…

→ Second: It should also make it harder to NOT follow through on your goals.

Yes, these are two different things!

I have a few examples.

If you have set a goal of exercising before work,

→ First: make it easier to follow through. Have your workout clothes, water bottle, and exercise gear ready to go and waiting for you.

→ Second: make it harder NOT to follow through. Force yourself to get out of bed by placing your phone (or whatever you use as an alarm) across the room, so you have to get up and turn it off.

If your goal is to clean up your nutrition,

→ First: Have healthier options ready to go in your pantry and fridge.

→ Second: Don’t keep processed or junk foods in your home (or have someone else place them out of your view if you must have them at home).

If you’re taking a break from TV,

→ First: Have a replacement activity ready (reading, working out, starting a new side hustle)

→ Second: Put the remote in a drawer so it’s out of sight/mind … or even more radically, rearrange your furniture so your TV isn’t the main focal point of your living room.

You get the picture.

It’s like a one-two punch to help propel you forward!

As we head into this weekend, think about ONE change you can make in each category so you can set up your environment for success.


January 25, 2021
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I’m going to blow the lid off something people don’t talk a lot about when it comes to a “balanced life” and reaching for your goals.

It’s almost impossible to have both at the same time.

When you’re in the process of making changes in your life, no matter what they are, it’s absolutely NORMAL for your life to get a little out of balance. At least for a short while.

I’m talking about times when …

  • You’re starting a new job or a new business.
  • Working on a health, wellness, or fitness goal.
  • Saving to pay off your mortgage or some other debt.
  • You have a family goal (like renovating your home).

You only have so many hours in a day, with a limited amount of energy!

When you’re faced with a real-life “out of balance” goal or situation, there are a couple of things you can do about it.

First, accept it.

“To everything, there is a season…”

That’s been solid wisdom for thousands of years – because it’s TRUE!

If you try to do it “all” … it’ll almost always just lead to disappointment, burnout, and unneeded stress.

Second, try to give the other areas of your life SOME attention.

I’m talking about things related to:

  • Finances/money
  • Your family and your friends
  • Your health and wellness
  • Your self-development and learning
  • Your spirit

If you ignore those areas of your life, before long you might find yourself feeling unhappy, unfulfilled, and feel like something is missing from your life (because it is!).

You might not be able to devote time to every area of your life every day, but carving out time once a week can make a real difference.

You can also upgrade how you spend your time!

For instance, let’s say you’re working on eating healthier for the New Year.

If you normally order takeout or got out and eat on weekends — and end up indulging in meals that don’t align with your goals — what if instead you created a new “family dinner” at-home routine?

Everyone could chip in and help prepare dinner together – and if you have kids in the house who are old enough, maybe THEY can be in charge.

Your family will remember these times for years to come … AND you’ll all be eating healthier foods. 

When my son was still living at home he was in charge one night a week to make supper and it was a GREAT way for him to learn how to meal plan, shop for groceries and to build on learning how to cook good nutritious meals instead of relying on mac and cheese, take out or grilled cheese all the time.

That’s a win-win!

I hope this helps you as you tackle your 2021 goals – so you can set yourself up for success!


January 6, 2021
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Imagine you have a magic window…

… and when you look into it, you can see yourself on the other side on Dec. 31, 2021.

Who is looking back at you through the window?

Well, that’s up to YOU to decide.

What do you want to accomplish?

How do you want to FEEL?

Who do you want to BECOME!?

BEGINNING WITH THE END IN MIND is a powerful way to determine your path for your future “you.”

To become that person you want to be 12 months from now …

what needs to happen between now and December 31st to get there?

Rather than piecing together a bunch of tasks or habits … hoping they stick … and crossing your fingers that they’ll give you the results you want …

What if you REVERSE ENGINEERED your goal?

Look at where you WANT to be and determine exactly what it will take to get there.

It was incredible reading your 2021 goals that everyone sent in from my last email!

There is real POWER in clarity. When you have it, everything starts to fall into place.

Here’s an example of how to reverse engineer your goal: Picture yourself energetic, confident, strong, and looking amazing in your favorite jeans…  Truly loving the body you are in!

Think: What has to change in your life to bring that vision to life?

What one or two things would have the biggest impact on your success? Those are the things to focus on FIRST.

Take some time and define your vision for YOUR future … and all of the opportunity and possibility it holds for you.

It really is all up to you:

#1: Do you want another year to go by feeling stuck and stagnant, and end up setting the exact same goals again next January?

#2. Or do you want to make 2021 YOUR YEAR and take control of your life and goals and decide that NOW is the time to make it happen?

If you chose #2, congratulations! I’m excited for you. Because DECIDING is the first step … and it’s a big one.

Then, it’s time to put those 1-2 new “things” that’ll impact your success the most into ACTION!

Like Dr. Seuss said, “Only you can control your future.”

5-4-3-2-1 it! If you are ready to take control over 2021 and finally put YOUR needs and desires first without the feeling of guilt – let’s do this together!

I’m offering a FREE Goal Setting Workshop – Keep watch for all the details!


January 4, 2021
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New Years’ is a special time of year. But THIS New Year it really does take on a new meaning after the year we had in 2020. 

Personally, I couldn’t be more excited about it – and I hope you feel the same way!

It’s the perfect time to take advantage of all that “fresh start” energy and channel it into making your goals a reality.

This leads me to ask you:

What is YOUR #1 GOAL for 2021?

A year from now, what do you want to look back on and be proud of?

How do you want to FEEL in January 2022 … what will be different then, compared to right now?

What gets you EXCITED?

You know that old saying …

“If you dream it, you can do it.”  – Walt Disney

That little “what if” in the back of your mind is your inner YOU wanting to shine! You just have to decide … and then take action!

I know that many of us felt like we’ve spent the past year on the sidelines. 

It’s time to suit up and make things happen. Are you with me?!

So what is it!? Just ONE. 

What is your #1 GOAL for 2021?!