Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Choosing Excellence

Have you ever read something that smacks you right upside your head (as my mother would say)? I read a lot of really great blogs/websites each day but one of my favorites is Donloree.

I began reading her blog more than a year ago, which at the time was called "Bikini or Bust", and instantly feel in love with her! Donloree is the epitome of positivity. No matter what she's going through, she is able to see the silver lining and the lesson in the midst of the negativity or trials & tribulations.

On Monday, she wrote a post entitled "Know Your No" that really struck me. After reading it, I started to critically examine myself and all the things that I am attempting to excel at. I asked myself, "Are you trying to excel at too many things?" and the honest answer is yes, I am. I'm trying to be so awesome at everything which, at times, is causing me to be mediocre at best.

One line of Donloree's post really stood out to and that is the line that reads "Choose a narrow path and run down it with excellence."

Why should you and I settle for mediocrity? We have the capability to be great, to excel, to be phenomenal.

I've made my choice - what about you?


  1. Tenecia, my mom says the SAME thing! We have good moms. ;)

    You are already running, now you're sprinting. If I had a t-shirt printing store, fab tanks with 'Tenecia is a Supah-Star!' would be in the front window.


  2. I'm in it to win it, that's for sure. :)

  3. love!!!
    im on the same page as you chica!!!!
    on the road to excellence
    there may be some bumps along the way,but im on the right path!!
    and so are you!

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  5. Donloree is definitely an inspiration!

    "Choose a narrow path and run down it with excellence." --I love that! We all have the power within ourselves to be great--the mind is a powerful tool.