Embarking On Something New

Have you ever gotten that feeling that a change in your life was going to happen? That something new was going to begin? I am not talking about something like winning a sum of money or a week long getaway. I am talking about something that will improve your personal development and change your life…

Happy One Year Anniversary

Today is a very special post! I cannot really believe it. It has been one year since I have started blogging and publishing my thoughts for the world to see here on Defeating Normal! What an interesting ride it has been! Over the past year, I have learned so much. I have learned all kinds of…

A Letter To My Past Self

When focusing on personal development, we go through many changes. By reflecting back on where we were in the past, we can see how far we have come and realize the goals we have accomplished. I decided to do something a little different for today’s post and write a letter to my past self. Writing…

Re-balancing the Scale

Previously I posted about the importance of balance when it comes to life and finances. (See “All About Balance“) Although it is great to be able to pay off debt and watch the bills go down and the savings go up, being reminded of what I am working for also helps tremendously. I’ll admit sometimes…