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Hi- I’m Suzanne. I created Inspire with Suzanne to help you reduce overwhelm, so you focus on what matters.

This personal development blog is your guide to finding fulfillment in the every day.

We all have unlimited potential. With more than two decades in education, mediation, and conflict management, you’ll get proven strategies and life lessons to inspire and empower you to take action for more fulfilment in your life.

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  • Creating Balance and Joy: 4 Keys to Living a Fulfilled Life

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  • How to Live a 100 Year Life on the Path of Personal Development

    How to Live a 100 Year Life on the Path of Personal Development

    Have you ever wondered why some people seem better at achieving their goals than others? Successful individuals understand the importance of their path of personal development and use it to unlock their potential. This blog post shares all the tips and insights you need to know for success on your personal development journey. Background The… Read more

  • How to Transform Your Fixed Mindset into a Growth Mindset 

    How to Transform Your Fixed Mindset into a Growth Mindset 

    Have you been feeling stuck in a rut lately and want to try something new? Developing a growth mindset opens up endless possibilities regarding personal and professional development. From understanding the basics of a growth mindset and how it works to gathering practical tips on adapting one to your life, this blog post will help… Read more

  • Conflict Management Styles: How To Identify Your Style to Enhance Personal Growth

    Conflict Management Styles: How To Identify Your Style to Enhance Personal Growth

    Conflict is an inevitable part of life, but how we handle it significantly impacts our personal growth and the overall success of a relationship. Take this quiz to determine which conflict management style you typically use and learn about strategies for managing conflicts more effectively. Background If you want to understand your typical conflict management… Read more

  • Want to take a growth mindset quiz to cultivate your potential?

    Want to take a growth mindset quiz to cultivate your potential?

    Ready to unlock your potential? Take this growth mindset quiz to get insights and identify strategies to guide personal growth. Personal growth is an ongoing, dynamic process that starts with changing our mindset. Shifting from a fixed, limited view of ourselves to continue working to improve and reach new heights is the foundation of personal… Read more

How to Get the Most Out of Your Personal Development Journey

We all have unlimited potential.

If you’re like most people, you want to improve and grow as an individual continuously. You may have set personal development goals but don’t know how to achieve them. Blogs can be an excellent tool for propelling you toward your personal growth objectives.

It’s never too late to start thinking about what you want your life and relationships to look like in the future. Start by thinking about your desired life and relationships. What kind of person do you want to be? What kind of things do you want to do? How do you want to feel?

Once you have a clear picture in your mind, start taking steps today that will help turn your vision into reality.

Commit to Personal Development

Personal development and personal growth are essential if you want to create the life you desire. Personal development isn’t about changing yourself. It’s about changing your behavior to live the life you want to live.

Assessing habits and creating new ones helps us to achieve our personal development goals. You can achieve greatness by reading inspiring books and articles and taking positive action steps each day.

Create a Vision

Whether you’re just starting out or well into your career, it’s crucial to have a long-term vision for yourself and your relationships. Creating a vision plan helps you stay focused and motivated as you work towards your goals. Here are some tips for developing a long-term vision for your life.

Be Inspired

Read inspiring books, blog posts, and articles. Listen to podcasts that motivate and encourage personal growth. Find a mentor or coach who can help guide and support you on your journey. Remember, Rome wasn’t built in a day. It takes commitment, time, and energy to live a fulfilled life.

Live Your Legacy

Think about what you want to achieve and how you want to be remembered. These are two essential things to consider when setting goals for yourself.

Your goals should be achievable and realistic but also challenging enough that they will take some effort to reach. And as you set your goals, keep in mind how you want to be remembered by others.

For example, do you want to be known as someone who achieved great things? Or do you want people to remember you as someone who developed relationships that matter?

Set Goals

Set goals that are specific, realistic, and achievable. A goal is only as good when specific, realistic, and achievable. Otherwise, it’s just a pipe dream. And we all know that dreams don’t come true unless you take actionable steps toward making them a reality.

So if you want real change and personal growth in your life, set goals that meet those three criteria. It can be helpful to think of SMART goals: Specific, Measurable, and Achievable within a reasonable time frame. Relevant to your overall goal or aims in life, relationships, and career.

Create a Timeline

Create a timeline for your goals and break them down into smaller steps. A timeline is a great way to keep track of your goals and see your progress over time.

But what if you don’t have a lot of time to spare? Or what if you’re not sure where to start? Breaking your goals into smaller steps can help you accomplish them without feeling overwhelmed. And once you complete one goal, it’ll give you the confidence and momentum to tackle the next one.

Visualize Your Success

Visualize your success and think about how it will feel to accomplish your goals. When it comes to personal development and personal growth, one of the most important things you can do is visualize your success.

Think about how it will feel to accomplish your goals and what steps you need to take to get there. This process will help inspire greatness within yourself and keep you motivated toward achieving your objectives.

Helpful Tips for Personal Development


Get Enough Sleep

Feeling rested is vital to our success with personal development. Life gets away on us sometimes, and the first place we buy extra time is by losing sleep to get things done. Having struggled with turning my brain off at night, I discovered meditation. I recommend this seven chakra meditation if you’re just starting a meditation practice. Listen now.


Feed Your Body

Nourishing our body and our brains helps us to eradicate feeling hangry and generally unhealthy. Choosing what to feed your body is vital to your personal development journey. A balanced meal and consistent schedule, including lots of water throughout the day, will keep you feeling alert and active. If you don’t like breakfast, I suggest starting with a smoothie to kickstart your day. Get recipes.


Get Moving

Movement helps us to clear out stagnant energy to create space for energizing vitality. If you sit for long hours each day, it’s important to move around for at least 30 minutes to get your blood pumping. Yoga is a great way to stretch, build strength, exercise with cardio, and practice being present in the moment. If you’re just starting, I suggest checking out Yoga with Adrienne. Watch here. 


Have Fun

Being immersed in daily activities keeps our lives moving forward, pays the bills, and helps our family, but what about the fun? Of course, we laugh and enjoy watching others experience fun moments and sometimes tell a story with others about how we “used to do that too.”

But how do we create space for fun to emerge in our daily experience? Read how.

Suzanne Marie, MA., M.Ed.

About Me

Hi, I’m Suzanne. I believe in courageously honoring my truth and living my legacy, inspiring others.

A fiercely passionate educator, published author, and lover of meaningful conversations, coffee, food, art, travel, and building connections.

When I’m not spending time with my tribe of creative souls and speakers of truth, I love writing about my fascination with learning, personal development, culture, adventure, and living a healthy and fulfilled life!

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