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Attitude and Motivation

The Best Way to Express Gratitude

There’s a special emphasis on gratitude in November. What’s the best way to say thank you? As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches (in the U.S.), there’s a lot of extra conversation about gratitude. And certainly, even in this crazy year of 2020, we have a lot to be thankful for. For this moment, let’s focus on [...]

Turn It On: How to Be the Light

Four action steps to achieve excellence Have you ever felt shut out? Like the people you need or want to associate with weren’t interested in you? Or, if you’re a boss, that the people who work for you don’t really care about their jobs or the company? We’ve all felt that way—a depressing feeling because [...]

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