Personal Growth


Habits to Bookend Your Day

Habits to Improve Your Day

Do you start every day with sunshine and a smile? Do you end it with a contented sigh? Would you like to? It may seem a little out of reach, but it’s far more attainable than you may think. There is actually a skill involved, and all skills can be taught. What a relief that we […]


Simple Ways to Strengthen Your Gratitude Muscle

Gratitude is like a muscle. The more you use it, the more it grows. The opposite is also true, but not only does it shrink and wither without use, it seems to get replaced by complaint muscles. Complaint muscles are ugly, bulky, and tend to make people stay away. Science has shown time and again […]

Count Your Blessings

Mind Weeds - Press Onward Coaching

Weed Your Mind

Don’t you love the sense of accomplishment you get after a spring day spent cleaning up the garden? You’re tired and sore, but you feel relaxed and get to enjoy the beauty and see a clear difference. Imagine having that happen in your mind. When is the last time you “weeded” out your mind? Unlike garden weeds, […]


Stop Making New Year's Resolutions

Before You Make Those New Year’s Resolutions . . .

Don’t. Just don’t. The Pit of Broken Resolutions is not a fun place to try to climb out of. You know. You’ve been there. It’s not that you didn’t try. You gave it your best shot. If it makes you feel any better, that puts you with 92% of people who made resolutions. Forget resolutions. Be […]