Category Archives: Evaluation

How to Feel Awesome

Things That Make Me Feel Great Getting enough sleep Taking a time out/alone time Adding lemon to food and water, juices Eating salad Reading everyday/almost everyday – going through books regularly Long walks A whole day at the beach with … Continue reading

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What are your emotions trying to tell you?

This may not come as a shock to anyone in the medical industry, but I noticed that sometimes after I visit the dermatologist and he cuts out a little wobbly shaped freckle or freeze dries one of those spots my … Continue reading

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Do you have an ideal self?

I am never exactly as I wish to be. My ideal self would have a different outfit on. I would be freshly showered and my hair would look great. I would be stylish. Fun. Light. Happy. I would be clear … Continue reading

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Independence: The freedom to make a whole lot of choices

It’s Independence Day tomorrow. Independence. What does that mean? In 1776 it meant fighting hard for the freedom to make our own laws and the freedom from a distant land placing taxes and restrictions on us. Telling us what to … Continue reading

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Do you take on easy problems as a way of avoiding the hard ones?

“People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice.” –  Charles Bukowski It’s been said that there are two types of problems. Easy problems … Continue reading

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The Power of Commitment

“The irony of commitment is that it’s deeply liberating — in work, in play, in love. The act frees you from the tyranny of your internal critic, from the fear that likes to dress itself up and parade around like … Continue reading

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What is Your Boat?

There is an old story… Five idiots walk into a town. They are carrying a boat on their heads and they are nearly dying under the weight of it. “What are you doing with that boat?” ask the town’s people. … Continue reading

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The First Year

Good Life Road is one year old today! I am so grateful for this space that has uplifted, challenged, inspired, and connected me to so many wonderful, interesting, smart, and creative people. Writing this blog has become both a journey … Continue reading

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Finding Your Own North Star

I’m reading a lovely book right now by Martha Beck called Finding Your Own North Star and I’ve just come to the section where she describes the change cycle that we all go through over and over again in our … Continue reading

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Tell Me…

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” ~ Mary Oliver

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