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Where does your calendar lead? by Noelle Peterson Mar 17, 2022

The key is not to prioritize what's on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.
-Stephen Covey

We often hear that you can tell someone's priorities by looking at their checkbook. Have you ever evaluated your calendar?

For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Matthew 6:21

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What do you believe by Noelle Peterson Mar 07, 2022

What do you believe? Often that question spurs religious thoughts. But what we have things we believe to be true about the world, about ourselves and about culture should function. 

We grow up learning from those around us. We hear how our parents get along our don't. We hear how family's...
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Why do you do what you do? by Noelle Peterson Feb 18, 2022

Many of us start our career in retail or food services. We need experience and finances. 

Some know what they want to do with their life early on.

Regardless of how we start, we have a passion inside us that once ignited stirs the fire and moves us toward our dream.

Until we find that fire,...

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Who is inspiring you? by Noelle Peterson Feb 11, 2022

Have you ever stopped and looked at who you spend your time with? 

Sure these may be great friends, or family, but are they adding value to your life?

Jim Rohn said, “You become like the five people you spend the most time with. Choose carefully.”

Every once it a while it is...

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Take a look inward, it'll do you good - by Noelle Peterson Feb 04, 2022

Have you ever thought of evaluating who you are? Why would we do that? What difference does it make?

Well looking at who we are and how we are doing in different areas of our life can give us perspective. It can show us where we can improve, what we can work on.

Oh that's a four letter word. We...

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Chips on a Plane by Noelle Peterson Jan 28, 2022
 
Robert and I were flying home from an amazing weekend trip. Granted it was a long weekend.
 
We had bought snacks for the trip, but we were so busy we didn't even open some of them.
 
So time came to pack, I put the brand new bag of chips in the carryon and then carried it onto...
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Love and Adventure by Noelle Peterson Jan 23, 2022
 
Robert and I have been adventuring for over 30 years. As we have grown and adjusted to life's situations, we have maintained an element of fun and playfulness in our marriage and family. We attribute this to one of the reasons we are happily married.
 

Love is a commitment, not...

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Having a Positive Outlook Even in Grave Situations by Noelle Peterson Jan 14, 2022

I spent 13 days in the hospital last year, half of that was in ICU. Before that, I considered myself healthy, I didn't take any medications and wasn't under a doctor's care for anything. This was a shock to me and my family for sure. 

I remember lying in the ER bed as the surgeon explained I...

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Stand Up, Take Action, Don't be Afraid by Noelle Peterson Jan 06, 2022

We all have an imposter monster. That voice in your head that tells you you can't, no way that will work, who would listen to you, you don't know anything. The little devil on your shoulder. The lies that hold you back from taking the step you know you need to take. 

Heather Monahan says...

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I do have a story and so do you. Dec 30, 2021

I always thought I didn't have much of a story. I grew up in a middle-class white household. Nothing special or different about me or my life, or so I thought.

I didn't have a major illness or suffer some catastrophe. My parents worked 2-4 jobs and I had 3 siblings. We were a normal middle-class...

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Have you given up on resolutions? Dec 26, 2021

The last week of the year is when most people consider a reset, start to dream of something new or different for their lives.

For years I would utter New Year's Resolutions

- I want to lose 10 pounds
- I want to read 12 books this year
- I want to be a better dad
- I want to be a better husband

The...

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Relationships - Do they have to be so complicated? Dec 22, 2021

We start this world with relationships. We have parents, siblings, and extended family and then we make friends as we grow up. Sometimes these all seem to come easy and then we become teenagers and things can get complicated. No one spends the time to teach us relationship skills. We learn about...

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