BELIEVE IN CHANGE I have been thinking about gratitude lately... Choosing to be grateful is not always the easiest choice for adults and yet, we as parents, expect our children will be grateful for all that we provide and all that they have. I can't count how many times I
I DIDN'T KNOW WHO I WAS ANYMORE... Is there an important decision you have been avoiding? Something you have been putting off not because of the time it takes but because it causes a feeling of discomfort, anxiety or fear? Maybe it's a conversation you are avoiding or a bill you
BRAIN HEALTH FOR WOMEN OVER 40 Are you forgetting things? Do you struggle to remember what you were going to say or recall information? Do you get lost in thought or have squirrel syndrome? < > These are all symptoms of brain fog! < > I have had some temporary brain fog for
I FELT LIKE THE BLACKSHEEP OF MY FAMILY I grew up in a very small town where everyone knew everyone and the majority of my extended family lived there. I was the youngest of three, my siblings were 6 and 4 years older than I. I couldn’t go anywhere in
I AM WORTH LOVING Loving others comes so easy and naturally...the journey to self love and self worth can take days, weeks, months or years. For some, it may take a lifetime. How often in life have you decided not to do something for fear of what others would think?
MEAL PLANNING HACKS TO SAVE YOUR SANITY Recently I encouraged a friend of mine to start weekly meal prepping to help save her time during the week, especially with the craziness of school and sports starting, and as a tool to help her meet her weight-loss goals. A week later
REALITY CHECK...I AM NOT A RUNNER For so many years I struggled to identify myself as a runner, I mean I ran Half Marathons and was running 3-5 days per week but I still couldn’t see myself as a “runner”. I have not ran in several years due to some
IT'S ALL A MATTER OF THE MIND This past week, I had the opportunity to work with some moms at camp. One mama, in particular, tugged on my heart-strings...the things she and her children have endured and continue to endure are gut-wrenching. She came with her guard up, scared and
CAN ONE WORD DEFINE YOUR YEAR? You might remember at the beginning of the year the buzz around choosing a WORD that would DEFINE your year. I chose a WORD for 2018...a word that I thought would embody all I ASPIRED to BE personally and professionally. However methodical I was
IT ALL COMES DOWN TO TWO THINGS The way you feel about anything at all comes down to TWO things: The pictures you make in your head The words you tell yourself The images that we feed our brain and the words that we use, both have an equal impact!