Planning For The Future

Planning For The Future

Monday, September 11, 2017

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Janet Siler

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  1. The Transformative Power of Conflict
    10 Oct, 2017
    The Transformative Power of Conflict
    Conflict. Battle. War. These words evoke harsh images of destroyed cities and ruined lives. Generally, we are not inclined to embrace these things, to willingly invite them into our lives or see them in a positive light. Genuine war and conflict between nations and people are tragedies that have sometimes been necessary. Often, they were preventable. While some have had noble causes, they are seldom worth the destruction and devastation they leave behind. Despite this, there have been relatively
  2. Faith, Hope and Acceptance: My Journey
    04 Sep, 2017
    Faith, Hope and Acceptance: My Journey
    Faith, hope and acceptance are characteristics that help me maintain a positive attitude and keep me focused on the future. It is my personal belief that these three concepts are necessary for growth and resiliency. They each have a purpose in my journey and knowing which one is needed in each situation has proven invaluable over time. None of us will have a flawless life journey. There will be times where we lose our way, encounter a traffic jam, have an accident or find that we need to choose
  3. What Kind of Light Are You?
    28 Aug, 2017
    What Kind of Light Are You?
    I spent many years believing I was shy. I lived within that definition of myself, telling myself there was something wrong with me because I didn’t love large social events, believing that I lacked confidence because large groups of people intimidated me. I compared myself to others who moved seamlessly through a room, making friends and connections along the way. I didn’t understand the difference between being an introvert and being shy. I viewed myself as a candle, easily overpowered by the
  4. Finding What Fits
    21 Aug, 2017
    Finding What Fits
    You know how you feel when everything fits? When you head out into the world in the right outfit that fits just right? It’s like you can do anything, you can take on the world. There’s bounce in your step. There’s nothing worse for your confidence than clothes that don’t fit. Spending your day pulling up your pants, trying to stretch out the waistline or trying not to trip on the pants cuffs does not help you exude anything confidence. Sometimes, when we go shopping, we are fooled in the store.