Goal Setting for the Stage of Life You’re In and Utilizing Tools for Success

Goals, purpose, planners How do you feel when you think about goal setting for the year? Excited, overwhelmed, nervous? They sure feel overwhelming to me. I have so many thoughts…

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Embarking on Growth: Purple Sweet Potatoes Brought Me Closer to My Grandfather

"Where there is no gardener there is no garden." -Wolfgang von Goethe . This quote reminds me of a conversation that my grandfather and I had after we lost my…

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Deleting Social Media: How it’s Improved my Mental Health and Productivity

I finally had had enough. I deleted social media from my phone. The mindless scrolling was taking a toll on my mental health and my productivity.  We read all about…

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The Ups and Downs of Entrepreneurship: How to Stay Balanced

The ups and downs of entrepreneurship are like riding Mr. Freeze at Six Flags. If you have a business or are in the process of starting your business, you probably…

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Friends and Friendships…Healthy or Toxic? How Do You View Yours?

How do we view our friends and are our friendships? Healthy or toxic? Have you found yourself arguing with your friends after they've disagreed with you? Do you see your…

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Excuses are Overrated – You are the Solution to all Your Problems

Here’s the thing I am most frustrated about as of late. Excuses. Excuses are overrated. When we complain about everything on social media, posting the houses you wish you had instead…

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There is Beauty in Giving! But Do You Have Limits?

I write a lot about how the beauty of giving is a gift itself, literally and figuratively. What about boundaries or cut-off points to your extended hand? If you do,…

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Does Brain Health and Physical Health Relate: Can the effects be reversed to live a healthier life?

Turning 40 recently has me thinking more about the status of my health. Also where I want it to be at this stage of my life. My interest in the…

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Reasons Why We Hesitate to Ask For and Accept Help When in Need

Do you find it difficult and are hesitant to ask for and accept help when you are in need? Why do some of us hesitate when it comes to asking…

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Do it Your Way! Listen to Yourself and Start Living an Intuitive, Empowered Life.

Have you ever tried to follow an “expert’s” advice that just didn’t fit for you? Have you felt like a failure because their advice didn’t work as well for you…

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Three Ways to Overcome The Challenges of Being a Caregiver

Being a caregiver can be very challenging and sometimes difficult to overcome but it can be done. On January 31, 2017, the rest of mine and my mother's lives changed…

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Sensitivity and Imagery: The Meaning and How They Impact You

Are you someone who is sensitive? If you are, do you sometimes ask yourself or just question, "Why am I so sensitive?" I have many times throughout my life, so…

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You Reap What You Sow: How This Phrase Affected My Mindset.

There is an old proverb that mentions the idea of you reap what you sow. If you've ever heard this growing up, how did you decern it? When I heard,…

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Just Begin Again: The Power of Your Personal Reset Button

We've been sold the lie of perfection. Perfection lies out there, somewhere, with someone else. However, life has never been about being perfect. It's always been about being and becoming. And one of the greatest tools we have on our journey of being and becoming is our personal reset button.

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Ditching Diets and Embracing Self-Acceptance Instead: The Healthiest I’ve Ever Been!

This year I’m turning 40 and I have one intention for the year: to be the healthiest I have ever been.  I would venture to guess that when most people…

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It’s Not Too Late! 3 Steps to Take Charge and Make Change Before the End of the Year

There are only a few more weeks left in this year—in this decade, in fact! Have you had a chance to stop and think about that yet? At this point…

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5 Natural Ways to Manage PTSD- Simple Habits for Daily Life

How to manage PTSD in a healthy and constructive way can feel impossible. There are so many unknown things happening inside our brains that it seems daunting to try and DO anything about it. I hear you. I understand.

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Stop the Meal Plan Mayhem! 3 Ways to Make Meal Planning Do-able Even With a Busy Schedule

Raise your hand if you have a busy schedule and you find it challenging to get healthy meals on the table every night—especially ones your kids will actually eat! My…

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Dave Ramsey is WRONG: Learn a New Way of Doing Things

...well...not entirely. But, if he was the only one I continued to learn from in balancing my budget, then I would have lost an opportunity to grow in my ability…

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Military Wife Life: Tools to Survive the Constant Transition of His Career

The same day I chose this blog topic, I received a “heads up” that my husband’s name was at the top of a list for a deployment next year. He…

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How to Start De-cluttering in a Practical Way: An Alternative to KonMari

A practical alternative to KonMari With all of the KonMari inspiration floating around, busy women everywhere are asking, how to start de-cluttering? I want to share a practical way I…

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