Looking for Precious Things in Life?

You can have them, yes, you can!   And, yes, there will be times when feelings such as joy, courage, and gratitude may feel out of reach.  Our life becomes cluttered many times; and many of those times are during transitions.  Transitions such as marriage, divorce, birth, death, a new job or the loss of a […]

Valentine’s is Coming…

With all the redness in the world, Valentine’s Day, February 14th, is coming.  It is a great day to be reminded about love and gratitude for all who are in our life and for all our life represents to us.  But let’s start today to inhale love and exhale gratitude every day.  It is all […]

Here I Go Again…I Quit as an Adult!

For those of you who regularly read my blogs, they have really been a disappointment this past week…I was going through a tantrum time and really needed a nap and to be sent to my room, which never happened until the last 24 hours. So, with a deep breath after the tantrum, a literal red cape […]

Spontaneous Happiness?

in 2011, Andrew Weil, M.D. penned a book by the title of SPONTANEOUS HAPPINESS, and it is worth revisiting in this time of anxt and lack of joy at times.  Emotional well being is important, it is mandatory for happiness.  And emotional well being is quite dependent upon physical well being; the two are interlocked together… […]

2016 is Already Here…Let’s Get Started!

Empower Excellence and my blog empowerexcellencewithjan focus on transitional and transformational work through a coaching mode.  While I am not a conventional coach, I have a total of over 20 years in traditional and nontraditional financial work.  Being in financial planning for over 12 years, I saw so many transitional situations that totally rocked my […]

Surrendering to Money Mishaps…

MY MEDITATION THIS MORNING WAS INTENTIONALLY TO ASK FOR PATIENCE…  OH YES, I KNOW YOU SHOULD NEVER ASK FOR PATIENCE BECAUSE VEXING SITUATIONS WILL APPEAR TO ALLOW YOU TO PRACTICE PATIENCE! THE MEDITATION WAS FANTASTIC, AND I SET ABOUT TO REALLY LIVE THE DAY.  NETWORKING GROUP FIRST AND THEN OFF TO A LONG AWAITED PRESENTATION […]

“UH OH, OH NO!” LEAVE THIS THINKING BEHIND WHEN IT DEALS WITH MONEY!

When surprises hit you, how do you react? Are you paralyzed and unable to make a decision what your next step should be? How do you get “unstuck”? Open Up Your Thinking! Begin by Stopping… Breathing… Tap Into Your Inner Being… Just “Be” for a Moment… Tap Into Your Mental Resources in This Calmer State […]