Life Management

Are You Happier Today Than Yesterday?

Posted: 9 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 44 seconds
{Spring Pinwheel Garden}The ideas behind my post last Friday not only captured my imagination but the imagination of many of the readers of Footsteps. The statement that good ideas were the sole domain of people under 30 was met with some reasoned and thoughtful responses by both those under 30 and over 30. The general feeling is that there are pe...
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Life Management

The Only Good Ideas Come From People Under 30

Posted: 9 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 2 minutes, 30 seconds
I have been mulling over a conversation I had with a client last week. During our discussions about some work she wanted my company to do for her, she said, "I find the best ideas come from people under 30. I just put them in a room, bring in a bag full of tacos and tell them not to come out until they come up with some good ideas. They have not disappointed me yet."  My fir...
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Intentional Living Series

Intentional Living Series Week Eighteen:The Crazymaker In Your Life

Posted: 9 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Intentional Living Series | Read Time: 3 minutes, 16 seconds
{Abandoned building on Miami Beach, Florida}"If you respect your own no, other will, too."In week 17, I discussed how we use fear to keep us from living our priorities. This week I will look at how others can keeps us from following our LLP. Years ago I started dating a guy who came into my life like an all consuming n...
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Life Management

How To Train For A Triathlon And Enjoy It!

Posted: 9 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 2 minutes, 21 seconds
{Boardwalk along the Fountainebleau Miami Beach}I have shared with you that I want to participate in a triathlon and several of you have asked about my training program. I am happy to share what I am doing to achieve my goal both mentally and physically. First I had to decide what I considered success. How would I know if I had reached my goal? I...
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Intentional Living Series Week Seventeen: Fear As A Motivator

Posted: 9 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Intentional Living Series | Read Time: 3 minutes, 6 seconds
{Charging Elephant in Republic of Botswana, Africa}"Nothing is so much to be feared as fear". ~Henry David ThoreauIn week 16, I shared with you when and how to make course corrections to your Lifetime Priority Plan, this week we will explore the restraints that keeps you from living your priorities. What do you do if a...
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Life Management

I'm Back!

Posted: 9 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 42 seconds
To find the positive in life and present it in the pages of Footsteps is a personal goal of mine. I believe that in all of life a silver lining exist and we only have to open our eyes and heart to see it. But friends, my February Sun Hunt was a complete and absolute bust. As you can see my last post was on February 20th and today is March 11th.  So what happened in th...
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Living Intentionally Series Week Sixteen: Is Course Correction Possible?

Posted: 9 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Intentional Living Series | Read Time: 3 minutes, 12 seconds
{The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens in Jacksonville, Florida}"Sometimes I lie awake at night and I ask, 'Where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night."           ~Charlie Brown In week 15 I looked at what it meant to be somet...
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Life Management

The Fun Of Spending Time With Adult Children

Posted: 9 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 56 seconds
 I managed to miss the major snowstorm that hit New York this past weekend but didn't dodge the cold that my grandtwins passed on to me as I was leaving Charlotte for Florida. The best news is the weather in Jacksonville; it is a Chamber of Commerce dream. Currently it is a cool 72 degrees and the only down side is that I have to wear sunglasses because the sun is so...
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Are You Part Of A Value Drive Group?

Posted: 9 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 33 seconds
My daughter, Kathryn, is the mother of a 3 year old and 10-month-old twins. She works hard as a full time mother and sadly the twins have been ill this week. This means she worked doubly hard to comfort them as she managed her home and cared for her husband and daughter Lucy. I am amazed at many of the young mothers I know. They run their homes better than seasoned CEOs and take...
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