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The Important Questions

Ask Yourself

I check in with myself and ask myself three questions throughout the year!

  • Who do I want to be with?
  • What do I want in my life?
  • How do I want to feel?

The Who

I want to be with myself and my greatest someone! I want to be surrounded and supported by my family and my friends too. I love the communication, the interaction and the connection! I crave socializing and having a good time too. I want to feel good about myself and make myself happy and share that with myself and others!

The What

I am learning to go after what I want in living my life! I am learning to develop a mindful approach by living in the present moment. I am learning that visualizing is a great way to put my dreams into action and go after what I want! I attract what I visualize and make it happen.

The How

I know my happiness and my feeling good about my whole being comes from within myself! I have what I need to live my life. When I tapped into my passions again I discovered my creative self! I missed that part of myself. I love nurturing and nourishing what I need and what works best for my whole being in living the life I want!

I am learning that change is possible as well as doable! I am the one in control and in charge of making the changes I need. I am not saying it is easy, but it does not have to be hard if I am open and not resisting! The hard work I put in is so worth the gains and rewards. I do not want to stay and get nowhere fast. I do want to continue moving forward!

(Photos by RSheridan)

Transformation Is Beautiful – Go For It! Love to Hear Your Thoughts, Please Share!


Getting The MOST

Out Of Living Your Life

How Do You Take Intention and Make It Motivation For Yourself?

I know I intend to do certain things and then discover I have little to no motivation to get those things done! I think for me part of it has to do with setting too big of a goal to achieve and accomplish. It just seems unattainable and then overwhelms me! I think for me part of it has to do with setting intentions on the bad and negative and not the good and positive. I go after what I dislike, despise and even hate, especially about myself! I need to go after what I want from a place of  love.

How Do You Turn Hate to Love For Yourself and What You Want?

I am done going to battle with myself, fighting myself and beating myself up! I am done with setting hard, fast rules for myself. I am done with the negativity, the perfectionism, the shame, and the guilt. I am done with limiting or even depriving myself, especially of what I want or need!

That is so NOT the way I want to live my life!

I need to be supportive and loving to myself, my needs and my whole being! I am learning to think in terms of moderation and in terms of processes to make progress. I am so grateful for my mind and my body and what it does for me every day. I want to be one with my whole being and just OWN IT and ROCK IT!

I need to be nurturing and nourishing to myself, my needs and my whole being! What motivates me? What do I love? What feeds me? What do I want and/or need?

How Do You Support Yourself In a Loving, Kind and Compassionate Way?

My Top 10

  1. Feeling Good About Myself and My Whole Being. Asking Myself, “How Do I Feel?”
  2. Looking For Fulfillment First and then Going After What I Want or Need.
  3. Living My Life To The Fullest.
  4. Creating a Healthier Lifestyle.
  5. Making Plans and Setting Goals.
  6. Communicating, Interacting and Connecting With Myself and Other People.
  7. Being Creative and Passionate to Learn and Grow.
  8. Experiencing Life.
  9. Being of Service and Giving Back.
  10. BIG Dreams and BUCKET Lists.

(Photos by RSheridan)

Remember to Give Yourself YOU More and Get the MOST Out Of Living Your Life!!!

Give Yourself Some Love

What Does Love

Do For You?

What Do I Love?

The BEST gift I can give myself is L-O-V-E! I am discovering a deeper connection with myself in listening to and following my heart. I think about what I have in my life that leaves me wanting more! I am motivated and excited to get out there to adventure, explore and experience.

What Do I Want?

The BIGGEST question I can ask myself is “What Do I Want?”! I believe that is it okay to have wants, needs and desires. I do not believe it is being selfish and that I have to be selfish to get what I want either. I am learning that what I want I can have if I want it! It is called abundance and it comes from within myself!

“The more we grow, the more we spread love and joy.” ~Unknown

Who Am I?

I usually ask myself a few important questions to check in with myself!

  • Am I Feeling Good?
  • Am I Being Loving?
  • Am I Enough? Yes I Am!
  • Am I Being True To Myself?
  • Am I Where I Need To Be?

I want to be loving as well as be loved! I want to come from a place of love and not fear. I want to focus on my desires and not my doubts. I want to communicate, interact and connect with myself and other people! I want to build up and not break down myself and other people.

I know there are times I need to put away the attitude and the ego! I know I need to be more open in adjusting or changing my perspective. I know there are two sides to the story and need to look at both! I know the smallest things can make the biggest difference.

I need to own my own power and learn just how to control it for the good, the positive and the better! I need to take charge of myself as well as my emotions, thoughts and feelings. I need to practice in speaking with love and encourage kindness, caring and compassion with myself and other people! I feel more motivated and inspired as well as energetic and creative.

I am learning to live for today and not in the past! I am learning to let go of the fear and the anger. I need to learn to forgive myself so I can move forward. I want to live my life and not miss a thing!

Loving myself is a pretty good 1st step to take! I want to share the love I have for myself with other people. I need to accept myself for who I am! I want to share that person with myself and other people.

(Photos by RSheridan)

Remember to Love Yourself! What Does Love Do For You In Living Your Life? Please Share, Love to Hear!!!

Where Are You?

Where Do You Want To Be?

Do You Rush Into Making Changes In Your Life?


Do You Reflect Where You Are Right Now? Do You Think About Where You Want To Be?

Which Direction???

I love starting a new chapter in creating my story! However, sometimes the best place to start is where I left off. I enjoy reflecting on the last couple of chapters before deciding to start new or start where I left off! I am learning that I can not rush changes and changes happen as needed.

I like to reflect on what went well and what did not work well! I reflect on what motivates, energizes and inspires me. I reflect on what makes me happy and brings me joy. I reflect on what I am passionate about and what makes me want to get out there to live my dreams!

I reflect on my physical health, my personal development and growth! It just takes a little patience and practice. It is about being part of the process and making progress. It is about cleaning out the clutter and the excess baggage and doing away with what is no longer serving me!

I believe in having goals and making plans as well as being flexible and making changes as needed! I want to be able to go with the flow more and just be more. I want to enjoy what I do have and have fun doing it! I want to add to my life through learning and growing as well as gaining life experiences.

Going . . . (Photos by RSheridan)

Some Questions I Ask Myself:

  • Am I right where I need to be?
  • What do I really want?
  • Is it worth the time, energy and monies?
  • What is best for my whole being?

How Are You Going To Get Where You Want To Be? Please Share, Love to Hear!

Asking For What You WANT

Turning Your Well Being Around

On this journey of self I started asking what I wanted and needed, especially when it comes to my whole, well being! I knew I needed to ask myself what I wanted in order to create that healthier lifestyle. What if, right! I needed to help myself mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually because it starts with me, myself and I.

I wanted to take care of myself and my needs! I needed to listen to myself and my body. I wanted to improve and enhance my well being. I needed to do it for my whole being!

So NOT Going It Alone – Come With Me

It is about asking for what I WANT and what I NEED! It is about the way I am and the way I live my life each and every day. I still struggle in thinking of myself and asking for what I want and need. I am not the person you really want to be around when I am not taking time for myself!

I really want to dig deeper when it comes to figuring myself out, my needs and just what makes me tick! My journey of self is helping me discover things about myself that I may not have admitted to or even knew about myself!

NO Mountain Too High To Climb – Take My Hand

My Top 5 Goals for 2014

  1. I AM so asking for WHAT I WANT and NEED!!!
  2. I WANT to continue to learn how to cook healthier.
  3. I NEED to continue exercising 2 to 3 times a week.
  4. I WANT to continue to find my calm and collected self.
  5. I CRAVE a trip internationally.

Exploring – Go With Me (Photos by RSheridan)

GOOD LUCK On Asking For What You WANT! Tap Into Your WANTS & NEEDS as well as Your DESIRES & PASSIONS! What Are You Asking For? Please Share, Love to Hear!


Staying On Track to Get What You Want!

Why do we hold ourselves back, set ourselves up for failure and derail ourselves right off the tracks from the starting gate?

Watch Out!

I have been taught to try something to see if I like it or not! I do not attempt things if I am not interested at all. I do not want to waste my time and energy. I want to get on to doing something I do want to do!

I do not set priorities or commit fully! I will start something until I can decide what I really want. I have experienced quite a bit of stops and starts and on to the next things. I cannot commit fully when my heart is not in it and it is something I do not truly want!

I make excuses so I do not have to hold myself accountable for not succeeding! I cannot believe I just thought that and wrote it. Ding, ding, ding! I need to set my mindset to a more positive, proactive and productive setting. I know I need to take the time to decide what I want as well as why I want it! Otherwise the excuses, negative talk and procrastination cycle continues on.

Going With the Flow

When I hear the saying “Keep your eyes on the prize!” I think about gambling with that gum ball machine in the hopes my 25 cents would get me the color I really, really wanted! I would either get excited or disappointed, but I would always chew the piece of gum I received. I was determined to enjoy it and take pleasure it in and not feel like I just wasted 25 cents. There is a little irony and a little meaning to take from that memory!

Life is one Big “Twist & Turn” that requires that you get out the map every once in a while to see if you are still on track and heading in the right direction!

Staying On the Trail

Do not become distracted though and focus on what you want and where you want to go! I am determined to continue the good fight and continue moving forward. I will try really hard to watch out for those obstacles and hurdles as well as those mistakes, setbacks and failures. I will try really hard to not make excuses and watch my words, like could to can and would to will. I am capable of doing anything and everything if I just get out of my own way and out of my own crazy mind!

I remind myself every day to get moving and take action to get closer to what I want in living my life!

Reaching for NEW! Heights! (Photos by RSheridan)

Here’s to Staying ON the Tracks and Continuing to Move Forward In Living the Life You WANT!!!

Going For Your Wants

What Do You Really Want???

How do you share with yourself what you want? How about with other people?

I want to show who I am and share what I really want in my life! However, it is hard putting yourself out there like that. I also start thinking about what other people think about what I want and if I want too much! I am still a work in progress when it comes to finding out what I want to be or what I want in my life.

My Basic Wants . . .

  • I want to be loved.
  • I want to have great healthy relationships.
  • I want to love my whole being.
  • I want to be happy and healthy.
  • I want to live the life I do have.

I want to be an active participant in living my life! I want to be motivated and engaged. I want to be healthy and stay active for my whole being. I want to go after what I want and not settle or get stuck or stagnant!

(Photos by RSheridan)

My Hoping, Wishing, Dreaming Wants . . .

  • I want to travel the world.
  • I want to be a published writer.
  • I want my photography displayed publicly.
  • I want more of the life I do have.
  • I want to be the BEST me.

I will never stop hoping, wishing or dreaming! I do keep certain things close to myself and my heart. I do enjoy sharing my life with other people, especially my greatest someones. I am learning that you have to take ownership when it comes to what you want!

Here’s to Going For What You Want in Your Life!!!

Setting Your Sights

On What You Want

I am a plodder, a plotter and a planner! I am so not a setter of goals. I am more of a setter of sights in my wants!

Setting My Sights

I am trying to break that cycle of thinking about the next thing and the next thing, which results in getting nowhere with nothing really done!

Setting Goals

Here is my issue with setting goals! I have to set one larger goal and then set smaller, incremental goals to achieve that larger goal. Yes, it is more manageable, but is it truly a time saver for me!

I may never know. I set myself up for failure before I even get started at times by setting the larger goal and then just plodding along when it comes to the smaller, incremental goals! I think it is my way to not follow through if and when the going gets tough.

Seeing ONLY the Big Picture

When I am feeling overwhelmed, I think Big Picture ONLY! Especially when I am being faced with something for the 1st time. I forget about the details throughout the process and just focus on the end result, which usually results in mixed outcomes. I start thinking about the challenge I am being handed and if the reward justifies all my hard work!

Seeing ONLY the Big Picture

Making Excuses

My favorite excuse at times that I tell myself is that I do not have the time! I usually procrastinate on those things I really do not want to do.

I remember someone telling me that I should make a game out of it to make it more fun. Yes, let’s play hide and let’s not seek!

I am all for being creative with my time or making time if it is something that drives me and is a passion of mine. Otherwise, I will get it done eventually and do not be surprised if it is minutes from the deadline!

Moving Out Of My Way

I usually just have to get out of my own way to be successful in setting my sights on what I want! I like to be challenged, but not when I am the one setting up the challenges. I need to focus on and enjoy the process more. I need to practice more on my follow through. I need to inspire myself in order to reap the benefits and rewards in what I want!

Making Way

Being Secretive or Willing to Share

It depends on what I want! I am usually secretive if I do not want to jinx myself in getting what I want. Sometimes I am willing to share what I am setting my sights on, but it usually is with my inner circle of greatest someones.

Getting to the Final Destination

I think about getting to the final destination! I find myself just doing and going full speed ahead instead of enjoying the process. You might be wondering if I ever get what I want in the way I go about it! I do and I end up doing it my way at times too.

Getting To . . . (Photos by RSheridan)

Is There Something You Really Want That You Are Setting Your Sights On? Love to hear, Please Share!!!


What You Truly WANT In Your Life!

I do believe in imagining and visualizing, especially when it comes to what you want! I do think it is important to have goals and plans as well as hopes, wishes and dreams. I am learning that when the mind, heart and body play well together mostly everything else clicks into place. I feel like it becomes less of a chore and more of a lifestyle!


I think the hardest part is just getting started and never giving up on what I WANT! I need to be true to myself as well as to believe and trust in myself. I am learning to accept and embrace change instead of putting up a fight and resisting it. I truly want to change, transition and transform myself and my life for the better!

Make Your Wants Known!



#1 Adventuring through life with my Greatest Someone.

#2 Traveling, Adventuring and Exploring.

#3 Limitless and Endless Possibilities Await!

Do You Ever Imagine That It Is Already Happening!


I do not visualize myself at the finish line! Hopefully I never will either. I want to imagine myself continuing on this path to grow, strive and revel in my successes and my failures as well as my strengths and weaknesses! I want to imagine myself celebrating life way more than I already do too.

Make It a Reality!


What Goal(s) Do You Want To Create For Yourself and Your Life?

#1 I want to get out there and live my life TODAY.

I WANT to live the life I know I can HAVE in living a healthier lifestyle and being on the happy side of life more! I can do the things I want to do because I am grateful for my body in doing that for me. I can have the motivation to be active. I can have the energy to do the things I WANT to do!

#2 I want to create a healthier lifestyle for myself.

I am in control of me and I can go after what I WANT for myself and in living my life! I took the first step three years ago in creating a healthier lifestyle for my whole being. I need to find that natural sync between my mental and physical states of being, especially keeping my emotions reigned in too. Otherwise I am just acting as a place holder for myself and not learning, experiencing growth or gaining life experiences. The best for me is the commitment I give to myself to keep practicing and progressing! I am seeing the results of my hard work and dedication. The more practice and progress the better I feel too!

The more detail and specifics the better; get your whole being into it!

(Photos by RSheridan)

Here’s to BELIEVING In Yourself to Go After What You WANT and DESERVE In Living Your Life! It is NEVER To Late To Make Changes To Turn Yourself Around and For the Better!

Bridging the Gap

Discovering Your Needs

I have been experiencing a gap between my professional and my personal life that has thrown me a little out of whack lately! I know this is not the first time nor the last time I will experience this in my life. I also know I am not alone in this experience. How come this time I cannot seem to bridge and shorten that gap?

Doing . . .

I seem to get into those positions where within 2 to 4 years I am itching for a change or just plain hitting a wall! I started creative writing and blogging to bridge that gap. I joined a professional group that meets once a month as another outlet to help bridge that gap. I think all I did was add a little more busyness to my personal life – ha!

I am also moonlighting on my day job with these outlets! Sometimes I feel like I am floating and other times I feel like I am floundering in trying to find my next career path. I am grateful to have a job, but I strive to have a career again! How do you make that transition and take that leap when the economic and employment climates are highly unpredicatable and highly unstable?

I keep thinking to myself that I am selfish in wanting to do something that I love and get paid for it too! Especially in working 40 hours a week for the next 15 to 20 years. I know what I am currently doing is no longer working, but I am still trying to figure out what I really want to do! It makes no sense to me and I make no sense to myself at times.

Questioning . . .

I need to really wake myself up and ask myself some tough questions in order to make my next move! The first tough question that I need to ask myself is, “What do I want?” I truly fear the unknown and that is a pretty scary place to be! I feel like I am not carrying my own share of the load too.

I knew I needed a transition partner! In joining a professional group I am contributing as well as gaining in knowledge and experience. I find it helpful to be able to reach out to someone who has gone through a transition in their professional life. It gives me the confidence to believe and trust in myself and my talents.

I am finally giving myself the permission I need to explore and discover as well as practice and exercise my talents! The hardest part is being patient with myself to let the transistion process evolve, especially on its time and not my time. I need to sit back and just enjoy the journey!

Wanting . . .

I need to blow the door off and open up my world again! I am the change and I am the one who makes the choices. I need to focus on the positive and the good and celebrate more. I need to think in terms of what could be instead of what was!

I need to tap into my passions and desires as well as do what makes me happier each and every day! This comes from being able to do at least one thing for myself and for the better of myself on a daily basis. One major aspect that has become part of my day is creative writing and blogging. In order to ask that tough question of what I want is to do at least one thing each and every day to become the person I want to be!

I have to put the stress and worry on the down low and give myself a break too! I like being a beginner and learning new things again. It is such a breath of fresh air to take the time I need for myself. I really have to build myself up from the inside out in order to bridge that gap in my personal life and my professional life!

(Photos by RSheridan)

Here’s to Discovering What You Want to Do, Falling in Love With What You Do and Wanting More Of It!!!

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