Welcome to My Blog
This is where I will be sharing what I hope will be helpful and encouraging advice, funny stories, and valuable guidance.
It seems like everyone has been inspired by Netflix’s latest series “Tidying Up” with Marie Kondo. My facebook feed is full of either people showing off their newly organized drawers or sharing memes about throwing out bras because they didn’t spark joy. Even if...read more
Tale of the Ultramarathon: A 50 Mile Reflection on Grit, Mindset, and the Power of Human Connection.
Guest Post by Dr. David Martin I am so excited to share this story with you. Dr. David Martin and his wife Julie are not only family and friends of mine but they've also been huge supporters of my business. After following their journey as they trained for a 50...read more
How would you like a chance to win a $25 Amazon Gift Card?! (You know how much I love Amazon!!!) You may have heard I recently revamped my iValue Quiz. (It took a long time and I so excited to have it ready to share!) Not only is it a bit more entertaining to take...read more
It’s time to stop wasting money. It’s time you start getting what you really want. It’s time you start spending better. When we think about spending better and not wasting money we often turn to traditional budgeting. But you've heard me say it, traditional...read more
….use the right motivation. My two –year old daughter, Ella, is adventurous, fun, sweet and also extremely independent! She has her own will and she knows how to exert it. The trick to getting her to do things like put on her shoes or get ready for bed is to appeal to...read more
It's obvious right? You're just not disciplined enough, not dedicated enough, not committed enough to stick to your budget. If that's the voice you hear in your head, listen up. I have some information you may want to consider before you try to muscle your way...read more
I woke up yesterday with that weighed feeling of dread. And as I laid there trying to place the reason for the feelings, questioning whether I had words with someone the night before or some sort of conflict, it suddenly hit me like a ton of bricks. No. There were no...read more
Can you hear it? The excited chatter, little squeals of joy and your favorite Christmas carols.... Can you smell it? Pine, cinnamon, ginger bread, and cookies baking in the oven... Can you feel it? It's the magic of the holidays! It sounds so nice doesn't it? But...read more
I just finished setting my goals for 2017. I know. I know. Most people do their goals setting and business planning in the late part of the 3rd quarter or early in the 4th. There’s just no way that was happening for me. I did get started right away after the first of...read more
You know the type of anxiety attack I’m talking about. We’ve all been there. The shortness of breath, the tightness in the chest, the world closing in, the dread in the pit of your stomach (that’s always the worst for me), the hotness on the back of your neck, or...read more