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Attitude and Motivation

How to Find Joy in These Frightening Times

I’m writing this in the summer of 2020—the summer of the COVID-19 pandemic, the summer of demonstrations and riots, the summer of skyrocketing murder rates and crime in America’s major cities.   It’s a crazy time. Are things going to get better? Get worse? We don’t know—and because we don’t know, it’s easy to be [...]

10 Characteristics High Achievers Have in Common

During the COVID-19 lockdown, members of the Central Florida Christian Chamber gathered on Zoom every afternoon for an hour of sharing and relationship-building. During one of those sessions, I gave this presentation on 10 characteristics high achievers have in common based on information in my ebook, The Mindset of High Achievers. Watch the 10-minute video: [...]

How to Find Joy Every Day

Finding Joy in the Morning: You can make it through the night is a book about how to find joy every morning, even after life’s darkest nights. The book includes more than 40 simple things you can do every day to feel joy. Below is an excerpt featuring two things you can do right now [...]

What Mom Taught Me

My mom died more than 30 years ago, but I still feel her with me every day. Sometimes when I open my mouth to speak, her words come out. And that makes me smile. Mothers aren’t perfect, but in their imperfect humanness, they are amazing founts of wisdom. I love reflecting on the things my [...]

By |2019-04-23T12:06:09-04:00April 23rd, 2019|Attitude and Motivation, Jacquelyn Lynn|2 Comments

Tips for Keeping Your Resolutions – At New Year’s or Anytime You Make Them

In the interest of full disclosure, I admit: I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I make resolutions all year long—some of them I keep, some I don’t, and some get changed along the way. These tips will help you keep your resolutions, whether you’re making them at New Year’s or any other time during the [...]

Do You Care What Others Think About You?

How much of the way you live your life is determined by what other people think? How much better would your life be if you didn’t care what other people think? We miss out on so much when we are more concerned about the approval of others than we are about being true to ourselves. [...]

Seven Things You Should Quit Today

You’ve heard the popular Vince Lombardi quote: “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” That’s meant to encourage perseverance, but it’s not always true. Sometimes quitting can make you a winner. Here are seven things you could quit right now that will make your life happier, richer and far more fulfilling: Quit doing things that [...]

By |2016-08-24T11:24:32-04:00January 18th, 2016|Attitude and Motivation, Jacquelyn Lynn|4 Comments

Imposter Syndrome

They're Productive Overachievers in Everyone’s Eyes but Their Own Imposter Syndrome sufferers are high achievers who secretly believe they have been overestimated. They fear that at any time the “truth” about them will become known. When Brian was promoted to general manager of his company, he was sure it was because he just happened to be [...]

By |2016-01-26T18:53:32-05:00March 26th, 2015|Attitude and Motivation, Jacquelyn Lynn|0 Comments

Get Results: Take Control of Every Aspect of Your Life

Ever feel like your life is careening out of control? Or maybe just that you could get so much more done if you only had time to get organized (or just stopped spending so much time on social media)? If you've ever dabbled in real estate, you're familiar with the term "highest and best use," [...]