personal development

Who Are You? 10 Ways of Knowing Yourself

Who Are You? 10 Ways of Knowing Yourself

Happy Wednesday! I really try to post on Tuesdays and Thursdays but not every week goes according to plan. Here’s to a good Wednesday!   When I was in high school my best friend loaned me her copy of Who Are You: 101 Ways to […]

Cultivating a Growth Mindset

Cultivating a Growth Mindset

Do you suffer from perfectionism? Bitterness? Self-criticism? Low self-esteem? Anger? Anxiety? If you suffer from any of the above symptoms, you might be the perfect candidate for a new treatment called essential oils! Side effects may include: smelling delicious, craving green juices and homemade granola, […]

How to Find Your Voice in Writing

How to Find Your Voice in Writing

In the past year, I’ve learned a lot of things for the first time. And, honestly, I sucked at a lot of them. Changing diapers well came with time, but calming a screeching newborn? Who even knows how to do that! Again and again my […]

Find Your Thing: My Tone It Up Journey

Find Your Thing: My Tone It Up Journey

    If you spend time with me in my daily life, you’ve heard me mention Tone It Up a million and one times. I like to call it a fitness cult, but it’s really a lifestyle brand by Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn that […]

5 Detox Habits to Start 2018

5 Detox Habits to Start 2018

Happy New Year and Happy 2018! I’m sure everyone started on Monday, January 1 with a clear head, a good night’s rest, and energy and determination for a whole new year. Right? I don’t know about you, but I certainly had a little recovering to […]

Very Best of 2017

Very Best of 2017

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone! I hope your holiday has been filled with family, friends, delicious food, and happy times. My Christmas was so nice, even though we stayed home. I kind of like our in-between Christmases when we stay home with just […]

A Fresh Take on New Year’s Resolutions

A Fresh Take on New Year’s Resolutions

Welcome to one of my favorite times of year! My birthday is in January & I LOVE the new year & all the resolutions & fresh starts.   I’ve had a lot of success with my resolutions in the past. I’ve made them measurable & […]

You Need a GYST Day!

You Need a GYST Day!

  Have you ever heard of a GYST Day? I recently heard this term and it perfectly sums up how I feel about once a month or every other month when things have just gone WAY off track and I need to gather my life […]

October Favorites!

October Favorites!

I can’t believe it’s already the last day of October! I’ve been back to blogging for two whole months now and it’s been a lot of fun. I started blogging to have a creative outlet for my new career as a stay at home mom. […]

Why Vision Boards Work

Why Vision Boards Work

Ok, more accurately “Why I Think Vision Boards Work.” I’m not an expert on vision boards or personal development or even the magical, mystical theories behind The Secret. I am an expert on my own vision board, though, and have given it a lot of […]