emotional vampires, life hacks, sound advice

Identify the Emotional Vampires in your Life

When you hear the word "vampire" the images that may come to mind is Barnabas Collins from "Dark Shadows" or Edward Cullen from "Twilight". But I have come to inform you that vampires are quite real, maybe not in the sense of these characters, but when it comes to certain individuals we have in our lives,… Continue reading Identify the Emotional Vampires in your Life

Journey, Blogging, Be Inspired, story time

SOS, Abandon the Flaky-Ship!

I randomly decided to look up what "SOS" stood for and was surprised to find that it did not stand for anything at all. It simply was chosen as a signal because it could be easily transmitted in Morse Code during distress. So that's what it is, a signal. Some of us right now are… Continue reading SOS, Abandon the Flaky-Ship!

story time

The Parable of the Tenants

I was reading a parable called "The Parable of the Tenants" and it really stood out to me so you know I had to share. The parable spoke about a landlord that planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a wine press in it and built a watchtower. After everything was put in… Continue reading The Parable of the Tenants

Rejection = Re-direction

Rejection = Re-direction

I saw this quote and thought I would share it because of its' profoundness. "As I look back over my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually re-directed to something better."  So many times, we reflect on our lives and feel a deep sense… Continue reading Rejection = Re-direction

genuine people, inspirational

21-day Genuine Challenge Results

Good night everyone, this will be short and to the point. The 21-day Genuine Challenge was more difficult than I anticipated, especially when people were a bit cheeky. I have found that it takes making a "conscious decision" to be kind and genuine, it does not happen organically. It is easy to make sarcastic, negative… Continue reading 21-day Genuine Challenge Results

genuine people, inspirational

The 21-day Gen·u·ine Challenge

I would like to challenge everyone to the "21-day Genuine Challenge". This challenge is for everyone, no matter their stage of life: retired, stay at home mum or dad, working not working, or students. Let me preface this by saying that we are human beings and make mistakes, so this challenge is not about being perfect… Continue reading The 21-day Gen·u·ine Challenge

Graduate Programs, Doctorate, Advice

What is the Difference Between an Ed.D. and Ph.D.?

Good day or evening, depending on your time-zone. I just wanted to write a blog about Ed.D.'s and Ph.D.'s because I have had a few people, who do not have either degree, ask about the differences or whether one is better than the other. Let me preface this by saying,  six years ago I started… Continue reading What is the Difference Between an Ed.D. and Ph.D.?