Posts Tagged ‘ tracie ’

Taking Control of My Life

5th November 2012 | 0 Comments

So Life has spun a little bit out of control for me lately.  I’m a single  parent of 2, count them, 2 high school seniors.  Between all their activities, academics, and the all encompassing college application process, as well as all the things I have on my own plate, it’s safe to say that my […]

The First Step Starts With You

6th September 2012 | 0 Comments

Throughout the centuries, there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision. ~ Ayn Rand This quote brings so many people to mind, Columbus, Magellan, Newton, Da Vinci and more.  They all ventured down uncharted roads, oftentimes being mocked for their theories and beliefs.  People like that […]

How Do You Measure Success?

5th September 2012 | 0 Comments

Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming. – John Wooden I don’t think anybody starts out their day by saying, “Today, I’m NOT going to try, and I’m going to do everything in my power to be a failure.” Yet through our very […]

It’s all Part of the Learning Curve

5th September 2012 | 0 Comments

I’ve learned a LOT about people and human nature lately.  Sadly, a lot of it is very disappointing, and I am disturbed by the nature of people who profess to be caring individuals.  They pay lip service to doing the right thing and their desire to help, but then turn around and do things that […]

The Five Things Rule

20th March 2011 | 0 Comments

This is a continuation of my Hello Negativity- now go away post from yesterday.  Yesterday, I was bombarded by negative attacks from a person, and I came up with a couple of strategies to deal with the negativity, and they worked for me.  I forgot one of the best and most effective strategies though – […]

Hello Negativity, now go AWAY

19th March 2011 | 1 Comment

Did you ever have one of those days when everything you say is either wrong, or worse, perceived as wrong and you pretty much can’t do anything right (at least in the eyes of others)?  I’m having that day.  Right now, right this very second, I am having that day.  It’s like there are negativity […]