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Never Forget Big Dreams Can Change

» by January 5th, 2013 at 2:07 am » Comments (2)

Five years ago, when I began Living My Big Dream, I knew exactly what I wanted. I wanted to make enough money to be financially free and never have to worry about bills or my car breaking down or an unexpected illness again.  All in all I thought it sounded like an admirable Big Dream […]

Forget New Year Resolutions, I’m Choosing 100 Goals!

» by February 14th, 2010 at 7:46 pm » Comments (2)

Every year I’ve picked New Year resolutions and every year I have failed to keep them. I’ve tried every “strategy” under the sun and nothing has ever made them stick. Changing my routine is difficult for me. Trying new things is difficult for me. And setting one specific day to turn my entire life around […]

2010: New Year, New Decade. What does the year hold?

» by January 23rd, 2010 at 6:00 pm » Comments (0)

Howdy Stranger! I’ve been gone a long time. 2009 was probably the worst year for my family that I can remember; financially, medically, emotionally, socially, everything. But now I have decided to start blogging again. I’ve spent much of my time off thinking about the way I conduct my business – and my life – and […]

July Recap And What’s Up For August

» by July 31st, 2009 at 8:00 am » Comments (0)

Despite (or maybe in part because) my birthday being in July this was not a good month for me. First of all my oldest son has to go to summer school which, in my school district, costs $300 that my husband and I really didn’t have. While I understand the supposed reasons behind charging for […]

This Month At Living My Big Dream

» by June 2nd, 2009 at 8:15 am » Comments (0)

Ah…the beginning of summer. Trips to the beach, park, carnivals, zoos, and theme parks are all being planned with enthusiasm. Vacations, holidays, birthdays, graduations, and pool parties take up every weekend. In fact some Sundays you are actually looking forward to going back to work. Obviously the end of the school year (with its projects, exams, recitals […]

Thursday Thirteen: 13 Ways To Beat Stress

» by May 29th, 2009 at 7:14 am » Comments (1)

If you’re anything like me stress is a part of your everyday life. While I can’t promise to erase stress from your days all together, here are a baker’s dozen of ideas that will get you on your way, Light a Scented Candle – there are many aromatherapy candles out there with scents like tranquility, […]

Meditation: More Than Just Breathing

» by May 26th, 2009 at 7:34 am » Comments (0)

One of the best things you can do for yourself is allow time during the day to relax, decompress and clear your mind. Meditation. Some people imagine someone sitting cross-legged on the floor and humming “Ohmm”. Others think it’s all new-age hooey. Still others think it sounds great but is completely impractical in today’s hectic […]

How To Find The Time For Exercise

» by May 24th, 2009 at 7:13 am » Comments (1)

Every where you look are people and articles spouting the importance of exercise – yet 60% of us are overweight. That’s because for every benefit of physical fitness is an excuse someone has for not exercising. -I hate exercise -I don’t have the money to buy equipment or a gym membership -It’s been so long I […]

Eating Healthy For Energy To Get Through The Day

» by May 22nd, 2009 at 6:57 pm » Comments (0)

Eating healthy is about more than staying slim. Food is the fuel that allows your body to do all sorts of things. Without the right amounts of proteins, fats, carbs, vitamins and minerals, you won’t be the most productive you can be, leaving one or more areas of your life suffering. If you like a variety […]

This Month On LMBD – Taking Care Of Yourself

» by May 10th, 2009 at 4:18 pm » Comments (0)

This month I’ll be talking about how important it is to remember to take care of yourself in the midst of taking care of everyone and everything else. In honor of Mother’s Day, I wanted to dedicate the month to focusing on us – for once. This applies to the men out there too who […]