Don’t Tire Out Before the Ones that Matter

Don’t Tire Early

Choose your battles wisely because if you fight them all, you’ll be too tired to win the really important ones.

Preparation for Battle

When I think about going into battle, pictures of swords, horses, and armor fill my mind. …

Patience becomes Peace

One minute of patience. Ten years of peace. (Greek Proverb)

When patience is being tested, remind yourself that you are merely uncomfortable. While waiting, there is typically little that can be done to speed time up.

Distract Yourself

However, there is a way to distract yourself by filling the time with something productive. …

Happiness Has Always Been Inside Us

Are you Happy?

I have come across the question, “Are you happy?” several times in the last few years in many situations. I remember first thinking [about how I would answer the question when I was teaching Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. …

Make Anytime Perfect

Don’t Wait

Don’t wait for someone to appear with your goals, don’t wait for January 1. Don’t wait for a “perfect time”.

Get to work today building the life you want. (Compete Every Day)

When is The Perfect Time?

The “Perfect time” to do something never exists. There is always something that could be better.

Shakespeare said…

Laura McDonell

I am a wife, mother, educator, writer, reader and marathon runner. I blog at and chase my impossible. Follow me on Twitter at @lmcdonell14

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