Most of us need to keep evolving, or some part of us starts to wither – emotionally, intellectually, physically and/or spiritually.
The idea of a slimmer, more toned body spurs me to try on new habits and behaviors. I: start a new exercise routine; become more resourceful in food prep; actively resist temptation, replacing unhealthy snacks with a sumptuous book or by engaging in a body-fueling, light-hearted activity. It’s not always about the food; grapple with […]
My husband recently summed up a work-life conversation, saying, “It’s a funny thing, but when you start focusing on the right things, everything else starts falling into place.” I cling to this, as I pursue a new phase in my journey. Just seven months ago, I felt adrift as frustration began seeping into my foundation. […]
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Hannah Morgan at Career Sherpa asked me what my three words are. She was referring to Chris Brogan’s “My 3 words for 2013” post, and I took the challenge. Below are my chosen words. I hope I ‘got them right.’ This is a new exercise for me! 1. Deliberate: Do things consciously […]
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Every year about this time many people begin making promises to themselves and others to create positive changes in their lives and careers. These resolutions run the gamut from dropping a few pounds to getting a new job. You can find plenty of help where your physique is concerned, but here, let’s […]
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter For me, being inspired is important. That is one of the many (many) traits that motivated me to marry Rob; he is inspirational. “He makes me want to be a better woman” – adapting a favorite Jack Nicholson quote from As Good As It Gets. In recently very public posts, HERE and HERE, I’ve laid […]