Category Archives: Weekly Challenges

Challenge yourself to get unstuck by stumbling on a new idea or shifting your perspective with weekly exercises.

40 Bags in 40 Days – a perfect Getting Unstuck challenge

“Out of clutter, find simplicity.” — Albert Einstein A great opportunity popped up on my Facebook feed today, suggesting the perfect next challenge for Getting Unstuck. The challenge is to spend the Lent season clearing out clutter — 40 bags … Continue reading

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Risk taking for the sake of taking risks: Weekly Challenge No. 18

“Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” — Jimmy Carter  Roman philosopher Seneca said, “It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.” Heeding those … Continue reading

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Never too late; Weekly Challenge No. 17

This week’s challenge is based on the prior post about changing gears and blooming late — an argument for finding your path and following your passion at any age. Your challenge is to search the web for people who have … Continue reading

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Post Feast Feat of the Feet: Weekly Challenge No. 16

Well, you did it. You survived Thanksgiving. If you’re like me these days, that means you survived the grocery-store-cart derby, ate way more than you really needed, endured the backhanded compliments from family, and didn’t die from the baggage that … Continue reading

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Weekly Challenge No. 15: Worthy for A Day

When the subject of worth and worthiness comes up, my mind first goes to a mental image of Saturday Night Live characters Wayne and Garth bowing down to some ’80s rock god, saying, “We’re not worthy; we suck.” Then my … Continue reading

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Weekly Challenge No. 14: Create a Daily Relaxation Routine

Weekly Challenge No. 14 encourages you to spend the next several days building a practice of relaxation and stress relief into your daily life. First, so that you have some form of measurement to gauge results, rate how stressed you … Continue reading

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One-Minute Health Solutions

If Weekly Challenge No. 12, “One Easy Step To A Better Life,” didn’t have enough examples of simple steps you can choose each day to improve your life, then an article from Rodale.com ought to provide some inspiration. Check out … Continue reading

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How Am I Doing Financially? 3 Free Tools to Help You Master Your Money

“I’d like to live as a poor man with lots of money.”  ~Pablo Picasso Money isn’t everything, but reality is that we live in a world that requires it. I’m not talking about having enough to spend lavishly or buy … Continue reading

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One Easy Step To A Better Life: Weekly Challenge No. 12

Wouldn’t it be great if there were just one easy thing you could do that would change your life, health and happiness forever? There is: One easy thing a day. Each day do just one simple thing. If you want … Continue reading

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Startled Into a Smile: Weekly Challenge No. 11

“Happy, happy, happy! Raise your level of happiness!” The words being shouted at me from an in-terminal airport restaurant in Minneapolis woke me from my travel stupor. “Come on, put a smile on that face; be happy. It’s a great … Continue reading

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