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Shari's journal

A place where I openly share my personal experiences and thoughts to connect, motivate, inspire and journey through life with you. 

5 Questions to Help you Actually Succeed at New Year’s Resolutions.

It is New Year’s Resolution time—time to set intentions and goals for 2021. I’ve personally set New Year’s Resolutions each year since I was a 10-year-old. As a life coach, when December rolls around, many of my clients spend a full one or two sessions with me to discover and develop their goals for the […]


2020 Is The Most Important Year Of My Life

There have been a few times in my life, when my life has literally changed overnight.   These moments in life have taught me to not waste a day. I love the line in the Lee Ann Womack song, “And when you get the choice, to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance…” While […]


This Month – I Drafted A Personal Mission Statement, {Which Feels Vulnerable To Share….}

The purpose of a mission statement is to describe why an entity exists, what its overall goal is, what product or service it provides, and includes a description of the  primary customers or market that it wishes to serve.    Staying at home during the Covid-19 pandemic has provided the opportunity for a moment of […]


A New Business Mission Statement Brings Opportunity and Purpose

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, while sheltered in place and witnessing the pain that was unfolding across the world, I struggled to find a way to contribute to the healing.  I realized that I was in a position which allowed me to offer free life coaching to women economically affected by COVID-19.  As […]


Fight or Flight and The COVID-19 Pandemic

Fight or flight, a physiological response to  stress that is brought about by a perceived harmful event, attack of threat to survival.  COVID-19 has prompted this human survival instinct in all of us.  Fight, we feel immense anger about what the virus is doing to our loved ones, our own health, our education system, our […]


What is your fear? Here is mine…

Glossophobia:  The fear of public speaking.  We have all seen the statistics, they range from 75% to up to 90% of the population listed as having the fear of public speaking.  Overall, fear of public speaking ranks as American’s biggest phobia.  Where does this fear come from?  Often it comes from a place of social […]


The Secret to Resolutions That Stick

Last month’s journal topic focused on New Year’s Resolutions.  Now that it is January 31st, how are your New Year’s Resolutions going? If you have not made the progress that you hoped to this past month, you are not alone. When making New Year’s Resolutions, we step into the New Year with an earnest intent […]


New Year! New Resolutions! Well,…maybe…

New Year! New Resolutions! Well,….maybe… Confession: I am a serial New Year’s Resolutions setter.  My magic number is 10!!  Each year, since Middle School, I have made a list of 10 resolutions for the year to come.   Historically, I have tucked these resolutions away somewhere and admittedly did not look at them ever again. I […]