Let courage and strength be your New Years Resolution!

WOW! What a great holiday I had with new and old friends visiting for the holidays. There were 14 of us all together spending time going for long walks, playing games, and sitting around talking and laughing. It was a time of just relaxing and enjoying one another. The Holidays are meant to bring forth laughter and joy to all of us but sometimes, that doesn't happen for one reason or another.

Just when you think you can't

A close friend of mine told me how her father always motivated her when things seemed to go wrong or when she felt like giving up, "Can't is NOT a word," he would relentlessly remind her. It was this passion to always keep going that helped shape her into the strong woman she is today. In turn, she shared that same wisdom with her own children to inspire and encourage them.

What do you really want?

It takes self-discipline to accomplish your dreams. If you want to lose weight, you must discipline your mind and mouth. If you want to change your career or job, it takes time and effort on your part to prepare for the new possibilities to become your reality with focus and determination.

Are you a disciplined person?

There are many shades of discipline that can identify a person's character, his or her values and of course one's way of viewing the world.

When you speak about the word discipline, I think most people have formed a negative connotation towards it and therefore, try to dissociate with it entirely.