8 11, 2018

3 Ways to Create A More Hopeful Future After A Painful Past

By | 2018-11-17T18:48:51+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Live Your Mission, Member Contributor, Share Your Message, Shift Your Mindset|0 Comments

If you've heard my story, you know that I spent 24 years in an emotionally abusive marriage. My fairytale marriage turned into a nightmare. Now I am taking steps toward a brighter future with renewed energy, strength, and focus. I spent years in my marriage accommodating everyone else’s needs over my own. You may as well have called me the go "fetch it girl" because if anyone had a need, small or large, I dropped everything to go and get it. Now that my freedom papers have been signed, sealed, and delivered by the family district court judge, I’m ready to go [...]

3 10, 2018

3 Steps to Start Valuing Yourself in a Big Way

By | 2018-11-05T00:57:40+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Live Your Mission, Member Contributor, Share Your Message, Shift Your Mindset|4 Comments

Have you ever mistaken an insult for a compliment? It sounds nice but it really isn’t meant to be flattering at all. I overheard him say it, “Oh man, she is really low maintenance.” I thought he meant I was humble… next to Godliness. Nope. What he was actually saying was that I did not value myself and it showed in the way I presented myself to others. His opinion was that I did not think taking care of myself was worth the effort. Um, that’s not a compliment. And the truth is, he was right. All the years of [...]

5 09, 2018

There is Hope After a Messy Divorce

By | 2018-09-20T11:49:03+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Live Your Mission, Member Contributor, Share Your Message, Shift Your Mindset|8 Comments

Whether you feel stuck in an abusive relationship or trapped in any situation that minimizes you, you can have hope in a brighter future. It won't be easy and some days will feel like it is too much to bear. You don’t have to recover on you own. Connect with others who offer support and encouragement. You owe it to yourself to live the life you were created to live.

23 08, 2018

What is the True Value of a Stay-At-Home Mom?

By | 2018-10-09T06:09:26+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|Live Your Mission, Member Contributor, Member Spotlight, Share Your Message, Shift Your Mindset|9 Comments

Can you really put a value on raising kids and taking care of the household? According to Salary.com, being a SAHM is worth a six-figure salary, yet many moms struggle with self-worth. When moms build their confidence and value themselves, their kids will be blessed as a result.

4 01, 2018

Success Is Found in the Lessons of Your Life

By | 2018-10-09T06:14:52+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Live Your Mission, Member Contributor, Share Your Message, Shift Your Mindset|1 Comment

It's the start of a brand new year. A fresh start. Another year to make new things, try new things, learn, live, push yourself, change yourself, change your world. It's an opportunity to create a better life for yourself. Here's some sage advice from members of my One Degree Shift community.

17 11, 2016

The Best Dreams Inspire You to Serve Others

By | 2017-10-12T10:45:36+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Live Your Mission, Member Contributor|1 Comment

It is an awesome feeling to realize your dreams, and even more exciting when your heartfelt desires contribute to others in meaningful ways. Kathi Palmer, a founding member of One Degree Shift, demonstrates how taking one small step out of your comfort zone opens you up for the next step. Her life has changed in ways she never imagined possible, and she is making a difference for others as she lives her dreams. You'll be inspired to reclaim your dreams too.

15 09, 2016

5 Ways to Stop Diabetes Before It Starts

By | 2017-10-12T11:04:28+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Live Your Mission, Member Contributor|2 Comments

Prevention is key to when it comes to type 2 diabetes, and Pat Collins, trained pharmacist in the medical field for more than 20 years knows the steps to stop or delay diabetes now. Learn how to reduce your risk. It's never too late to start.