It’s Time to Make Some Sacrifices

By Samantha McKenzie It’s Monday and we’re halfway through 2017. It’s a good time to talk about our goals and what we’re willing to give up to achieve them. As much as I talk about all the things I want to accomplish, I spend little time thinking about the things I’m going to have to give…

Here I Am, World…

By Dawn Onley Your highest self is waiting for you. My highest self is awaiting me. This is not simply a concept or a theory. It’s a truth that is as old as the ages, and it is only unleashed through faith. At night, we dream big dreams for ourselves, but we have no idea of how…

Take the First Step, Today

By Dawn Onley There is so much emphasis placed on getting to the finish line that what’s forgotten is how intimidating it can be to start. Taking that first step toward accomplishing a goal takes guts. It is bold. It signals to the universe that we are ready — even though we don’t have a…

Warrior Women: Unleash Your Courage

“We may place blame, give reasons, and even have excuses, but in the end, it is an act of cowardice to not follow your dreams.” – Steve Maraboli   By Dawn Onley In the quiet of the early dawn or the stillness of the night is when dreams manifest. It’s not in the roar of…

Running Toward Our Wildest Dreams

“Dare to dream! If you did not have the capability to make your wildest wishes come true, your mind would not have the capacity to conjure such ideas in the first place. There is no limitation on what you can potentially achieve, except for the limitation you choose to impose on your own imagination. What…

Forget the Snow, Let’s Put Enthusiasm in Today’s Forecast

“Dare to dream! If you did not have the capability to make your wildest wishes come true, your mind would not have the capacity to conjure such ideas in the first place. There is no limitation on what you can potentially achieve, except for the limitation you choose to impose on your own imagination. What…

Life is Waiting for Us

“Love is an adventure and a conquest. It survives and develops, like the universe itself, only by perpetual discovery.” — Pierre Tielhard de Chardin By Dawn Onley I’m a writer and editor. I work as a public relations and marketing director. I know words. I know sentence structure. I understand style and grammar. I’m familiar…

It Takes Courage to Catch Our Dreams

By Dawn Onley The beauty of the early morning is in the sounds of the wind rippling through the trees, the hum of the space heater and the rhythmic breathing of the babies as they sleep. It’s the perfect backdrop for which I whisper thank you to my creator. God knew my silent prayers and…

How to Apply the High Intensity Training Mindset to Work, Goals, Life

By Dawn Onley A lot has been written about the benefits of high intensity interval training (HIIT), which mixes bursts of high-intensity exercise with periods of low-intensity exercise and rest. The short of it is interval training takes less time than traditional cardio, increases metabolism while building up oxygen capacity, and causes our bodies to…

TODAY, Take One Small Step

By Dawn Onley Do one thing today that will move you in the direction of your dreams. Just one thing. One new thing. Do something that you haven’t done before in pursuit of the thing that you fantasize about. The thing that you were born to do. The thing that will give you peace. The thing that…