Live up to your dreams

When Fear overwhelms You

Hands up. Ever have something awesome happen to you, maybe something you have been hoping, praying, and working for? Then, instead of basking in the joy of the blessing, you quickly think of all the things that could go wrong. Or, maybe you pin point your failings or all the reasons you are not enough. …

Stop Hiding

I have been thinking a lot about compartmentalization. (dang, that is a long word.) But for real, we often put ourselves in boxes and show people the parts we want them to see.We are like, “Ignore that crappy card box over there full of our secret shames.”Oooh, look at this perfectly wrapped box with the …

3 Things to do when Life is Hard

Even in hard times…. As we underwent testing for my 4 y/o, I kept reminding myself that I could find something to be grateful for. As he was poked and prodded, he shed tears, he told me he was scared and hungry, and generally just wanted to go home. My heart cried out for him, …

Thankful

Grateful for the pain.

Feel a mess from time to time… or all the time?   Yep. Life is messy. Ready to feel good anyway? Here’s the deal: There are two main forms of gratefulness. The FIRST form is what I think of as Easy Gratitude.  It is when the sun is shining and you think, “Thank you for this …

Get your mind out of the gutter….

A How-To for people who want to LIVE their BEST LIFE! I want to give you something actionable, not just another motivation rah rah. While I love those and find them necessary, we all need some actionable steps, too! So, we are tackling some shame and mistaken beliefs. Let’s go. >>>> Link to the FB Live I did …

Are you commited?

Commitment has been on my mind. What does it mean? How important is it? Here’s what I know: Commitment requires a choice. Commitment demands action. Commitment needs discipline. Commitment builds trust and faith. It is a CHOICE when you commit to your life, your business, your diet, or your partner. CHOOSE WISELY. True commitment demands …

a new look at life

I took off….

So, this summer. I took off.   I took off building my business. I took off thinking about products. I took off coaching. I took off stress and worry. I took off self-criticism and doubt.   But….   I worked at being the best dang mom I could. I worked at thinking about ways to …

The letter

Dear Me, You are on the brink of having your dreams come true. I don’t know when it will happen, but I do know it will. How can I know this? I know this because of your refusal to give up when it is so, so hard. I know this because the fear that is …

Final Count Down

This is it. These are the final hours. In this 4 week Intensive You will: Have daily private LIVES with me answering questions, teaching things that will not only improve your business, but your life. Learn what your blocks are, why you’re not moving, why you have plateaued, and how to not just push through …

Hustle like a motha

Do you even need a coach?

The real question is “Do you even need a coach?” Of course, not! You can do it on your own. But, having the right coach can make all the difference. I believe that your coach should be like best friend most don’t have. Your coach should LOVE you so much that They will call you …

law of attraction

Do you see your greatness?

Do you ever watch shows like Americs’s Got Talent or The Voice? Why oh why are these shows so popular that masses of people watch them, talk about them, and even vote on them? It’s simple. There is a part of them that calls to us. These amazing performances call to our minds, our hearts, and …

The course for mompreneurs ready to have it all

Hustle Like a Motha’

Picture this: there was a young woman who was full of life and passion. She felt like the world was going to take her places. She felt ready to be in those places. She was energetic and kind, but always a bit outspoken. She was growing and learning to be an adult. But, she always …

Be good to yourself

Coaches don’t say this enough

Coaches don’t say it enough. It’s important that you feel Good.  And, NOT good as in never being uncomfortable or never pushing the limits. But, GOOD as in alive, inspired, energized, joyful, loving, strengthened, healthy!! You know as well as I do that when you feel overwhelmed, not good enough, low energy… life does not …

break down or break through

Breaking Through

We all go through times in our life where nothing is going the way we want or thought it should.   We all go through times when pain and darkness seem to take over.   We all go through times when it is just so damn hard.   Hard to breathe. Hard to think. Hard …

goal setting

Vision Board Workshop

On June 2 from 10-2:30 join me for a small group workshop that will change your life!  Most of us have fleeting ideas of what we want to be, do, and have in our lives. But they remain just that: fleeting. After all, who has time to intentionally get clear about the life we want to …

Success songs

HIGH VIBE Playlist

Coming SOON will be the design your life workbook!!! While I am working on it, I thought I would share with you the playlist that keeps me inspired and in the zone. What would you add…. or take out? Ha! Let me know what you think! My High Vibe Playlist 17 of the BEST most eclectic …

Life designed by You

Life by Design

It all started with a conversation. I was saying I want to travel more and my husband’s first simple, but vital question was, “Where do you want to go?” My answer was something along the lines of “I don’t want to do another basic beach vacation. I want to experience culture and see beautiful things …

Imagine Dragons

What do you know about yourself?

“Just a young gun with a quick fuse I was uptight, wanna let loose I was dreaming of bigger things And wanna leave my own life behind Not a yes sir, not a follower Fit the box, fit the mold Have a seat in the foyer, take a number I was lightning before the thunder” …

Feel like you good enough?

The Good Enough Trap

The good enough trap. You know what I am talking about. The trap that somewhere along the lines you decided it was ok to fall into. You think to yourself: I am not attractive enough, strong enough, smart enough… I don’t have enough to offer… I don’t have enough knowledge… My voice isn’t good enough… …

Amazon Book Review

Big Magic Book Review

Let me just tell you Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fearby Elizabeth Gilbert is one of my favorite books that I have read in a long time. While it is written towards creatives (artists, painters, writers), I think it is the perfect book for the business savvy, too. I mean really isn’t business about creativity? …

Organizing freedom

Day 9 Not So Comfy Challenge

Hello Dreamers and Doers, For the next challenge, I am doing a clean out the closet challenge. I know, this challenge is not sexy. It is not bold. But, it is purposeful. Now trust me, this may not seem like an uncomfortable challenge but it really is. You see, I have been trying…okay not really …

Being uncomfortable

Day 8 Not So Comfy Challenge

Day 8 Not So Comfy Challenge: Fasting So, my day 8 not so comfy Challenge was FASTING from dinner time to dinner time.  I chose fasting because it is one thing that I have wanted to do, but felt that I could not. Had reasons Anytime that I had not eaten for about 4 hours, …

Don't negotiate

Day 7 Not So Comfy Challenge

So, as a not so comfy challenge, I attempted to do a technology free day. I strategically placed the challenge on a day when I was taking my 3 crazy children to the water park. I knew we could avoid TV in the morning because we were getting ready. I knew we could avoid it …

Not So Comfy Challenge

Day 6 Not So Comfy Challenge

Thanks for coming back! I went on vacation with my hubby to Ireland and left the internet behind.  So sorry for the hiatus, but it gave me a little time to refocus and just enjoy living.  It gets tough when you are a mom of 3 to have time to just think on what makes you …

Pink Hair

Day 4 Not So Comfy Challenge

Pink Hair Day.  I just spent a good deal of money getting summer ready and going uber blonde. But, after making sure that colored hairspray would come out, I decided to go Pink! Pink hair is not a first for me. I wish I could find some of my old pictures. When I did study …

Out of COmfort Zone

Day 3 Not So Comfy Challenge

Whoa, it’s a great day! If you missed the previous days start here to learn about it and here for Day 1. We (meaning the kids and I) are calling this challenge Sidewalk Love.  I told my children the night before to get their sidewalk chalk ready because after school we would be using it to …

Comfort Zone

Day 2 Not So Comfy Challenge

I shouldn’t have done that #hiit…. Ha! I know what you are thinking, but I am talking about the High Intensity Interval Training. It literally left me down and out for a couple days!! So, here is the deal, I needed something quick that I could do at the end of the day, cause y’all …

Out of your comfort zone

Day 1 Not So Comfy Challenge

DAY #1 Not So Comfy Challenge (April 24th) So, I admit it. I started with something only slightly uncomfortable.  But still, something the adult in me has given up do to the mess and general chaos that ensues afterwards. Also, I needed an activity that I could do with my 3 kids. I wanted to …

Being uncomfortable leads you to your Best life

25 Day Challenge

Hello Hello Hello!  I am about to take a big leap into the unknown and I’m over the moon with excitement to do this with a healthy dose of fear thrown in there, too. You remember being a kid and how many things that were uncomfortable that you had to do? I see it almost …

How to look in the mirror and like what you see.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall who is the fairest of them all? Not you. You are fat, not very smart, and you speak kind of weird. Wow, ummmmm…. that’s a confidence killer. I have been thinking about the brain and how we overcome.  I think God gave us an extraordinary super power that begins in …

having vision

“Great Leaders live Life Backwards”

Call it a vision. Call it a purpose or calling. Call it an aspiration or a dream yet to come. Call it your future.  Whatever name you elect to call it, you must be able to imagine what could be if you want any chance to choose your destiny. People often wonder, what separates the …

What is Vision?

Vision: Small Word, Big Implications

Vision. Such a small word and such big implications. Vision is being able to see. The vision I am talking about is being able to see something… a goal…a dream… something that is more than you have now and have the belief that it can be true. I like to think that vision starts in …

How to give a presentation

Body Language Blunders that Break a Presentation

Because I wanted to give you something practical for speaking your dream out loud and because I taught college level pubic speaking… you know that class most people avoid until they are forced to take it…. I wanted to give you a very practical guide to speaking and body language. You have a business presentation …

everyday courage

Everyday Courage

Do you have courage? Courage is defined as facing something you are afraid of. We tend to think of needing courage when we are facing life-changing decisions or obstacles. But, courage is needed not just in the magnificent, but also in the miniscule. Courage is needed in the everyday. Courage is essential every day if …

Reach your Goals

Do It!

Today, I wanted to share with you a guest post by my hubby.  Get ready to be inspired to Do it!- Amanda Want to increase your income, start your own business, make more sales, be a millionaire, pay off debt , or simply just stop living paycheck to paycheck. Well then my advice to you …

WHy you should stop being busy

Stop being so busy, start living.

I read an article a few weeks ago that touched me profoundly.  Maybe, you read it to? It appears to be from 2005, but is circling the interwebs now.  It is called, Always Go to the Funeral by Deirdre Sullivan. I literally cannot stop thinking about it! There are two extremely important life lessons in …

Alternative Facts about happiness

Fake News, Alternative Facts about Happiness

Let’s keep talking about happiness. Specifically, one of the top things that get in the way of our happiness is not separating FACT vs OPINION. What is a fact? Fact is something that is indisputable.  It is the truth. What is opinion? Opinion is what you think about the situation and is usually based on …

How to love Life

3 Reasons you are NOT Creating a Life you Love

Lately, I cannot get this idea of potential off my mind.  I truly believe each one of us has this potential inside of us to be ridiculously great at something.  Specifically, something we love. Some of us know right away what that spark is and how to fan the flame to rage into a wild …

how to create happiness

The World Told You Lies about Happiness

I hate to break it to you, but the world told you lies about happiness. Happiness is: NOT Earned NOT Deserved NOT a Reward NOT Selfish NOT produced by Things I think most of us have long become used to happiness being a reward for something we do or something we buy. For instance, I got …

Magnolia Story

For Christmas, I received a copy of the Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines from my mother-in-law.  I am a huge Fixer Upper and HGTV fan.  At first glance, you might wonder why this is worthy of a book review for people seeking their dreams.  But, trust me, you want to read this. I …

Stop this habit now…

Stop doing this… Throughout my day, I hear and see people saying such awful things about themselves and it drives me a little crazy. I hear them say they are poor. I hear them say they are fat. I hear them say they are bad at this or that. I hear them say they are …

Stop Being Afraid

Do you remember when you were little and you stepped into a dark room? If you were like me, it was pretty frightening.  My imagination conjured up monsters under the bed, scary shadows lurking in the dark, and frightful creatures looking to get me!!!  At one point, I was at a friend’s house and saw …

Productivity hack, override overwhelm

Overcome Overwhelm

All last week I talked about not worrying and essentially not being fearful.  But, I wanted to share with you that I have my moments, too.  Moments where I worry and I fear and I get paralyzed. I get caught up in the minutia. It’s easy to do when you have limited resources and a …

Dare to believe dare to try

Who am I?

This is who I am: I grew up poorer than most of the friends I know.  I remember envying my friends’ houses, cars, and piano lessons.   I wasn’t homeless, I had food and water and the necessities of life.  Parents who made sure I had new clothes for the first day of school. Parents who …

how to live in the present

How to Live in the Present

Look, now that we’ve gotten the worrying out of the way or at least at bay, let’s talk more about how to live with decisions and how to capitalize on them. There is only one way to make the most of the decision.  Look neither forwards, nor backwards, live in this moment. I know you …

Stop Worry.

I won’t stop Worrying and Neither should You

People say things like you don’t need to worry.  Stop being anxious. And, I can’t count the number of times I’ve seen Stop Worrying for Good or Stop Worry Now. I am here to offer a different take on the quit worrying bandwagon. I am here to tell you there are times to worry and …

Get Over It and Get Successful

Hello Dreamers and Doers!! Hope everyone is having an awesome day.  I want to share with you an idea I had pretty recently that I put in action.  First, I want to tell you I love it and I think you will, too. Second, it has really helped win over my success mindset. So, the …

Ready to W.I.N?

Sometimes… it’s just hard to think. Am I right? Easy to have those feelings of overwhelm? Easy to get caught up in the busy instead of the productive? Easy for a day to go by with nothing to show? I have been reading a few books this past week and in them every one of …

Did you miss this at Daylight Savings time?

I did something exciting this weekend. It was daylight savings time and I DIDN’T sleep in the extra hour. You say whoa whoa whao. What’s exciting about that? Who would willingly give up that extra hour of lovely sleep especially to wake up in darkness? Me, me, me. I wish I had known I was …

Reality Check

Hey Friends!!  Today is my birthday, but it’s tough love day.  I’m watching the movie JOY and entrepreneurs, it’s a good one. Especially applying to today’s post. But back to reality. Today is a reality check day. Are you ready for this? I’m not sure, but here it goes. You are already equipped to be …

What’s the secret?

Welcome Dreamers!!! This week is the week of dreaming bigger and better.  So, stick with me, Wednesday, and Friday, too.  Each day we will look to expanding our thoughts so you really can begin to live the life you were made for. See, I know where you end up is determined by where you start …

motivate

Physics 101

Monday Motivation!!!! Dancing, dancing, dancing.  Hello Monday. I am going to rock this week and so will you! Today’s Monday motivation may be a bit odd, but hang in there with me. My kids and I were at the park over the weekend.  It was a beautiful sunny day with just a bit of cloud …

Hello again! Welcome back.  Ready to turn those goals into reality? First, we are going to convince our brains that this new reality has already taken place.  Just like when you are at the movies and you laugh and cry with the characters. Your brain gives real emotion because it believes the movie is real.  …

jumpstart your success

Turn Goals into Reality

Over the weekend I have really been thinking about the movies and imagination and our connection to these things.  While my husband was out doing a Spartan race with his work team in dismal weather, I decided to take the kids to the mooooovies.  (That’s a cow joke.  Not as funny written, I get it.) …

Get over your fear by…

Fear.  Flat out mind numbing, heart racing, can’t move fear. We have all had those moments in life.  Those moments where the goal seems too big, too far away, where we are so afraid that we can’t even work toward what we really want in life. We are scared the goal is too big, too …

Doubt is the killer of dreams

Motivation Monday, Y’all!!!  Let me tell you what my Monday mornings look like. Wake up and imagine what my best self looks like, my ideal life for 15-30 minutes. I try to always get some visioning in every day. If happens as it so often does while I am lying in bed. so be it.  …

Starring the Magnificent Magic Brain…..

Welcome to Wildcard Wednesday, this is the day you never know what interesting tidbits I will bring Ta Daaaaa…. Now you see it, Now You don’t….Brain Magic. Ok, it’s not magic, it’s science. Today, I want to talk to you about something I have learned about recently and they are Microglia Cells.  Not necessarily being …

motivation, God, Belief, Bible

You are not alone…

Recently, someone close to me had been having a hard time. She was and still is going through a grueling season in her life in order to chase her dream, chase her purpose. She is encountering people who openly dislike her, people who disagree with her choices, and people who don’t understand her reasons. And, …

Actions stem from Belief

Motivation Monday!!!!

Welcome to MOTIVATION MONDAY!!! In my head, I imagine all of you seeing flashing lights, dancing to your favorite music, confetti popping, big, bright, happy smiles on your face!!! Woo hoo!! It’s Monday, y’all!!  Let’s rule this week! Chris Assaad, an inspiring musician (chrisassaad.com) said this: “Close your eyes and imagine the best version of …

Think you can and you will

One Step to Change your Life

Little known fact about me: I have a ridiculous intolerance for ingratitude.  I am so sick and tired of people not being grateful in their lives, with their family, with their friends, to strangers on the street. Maybe, I am talking about you. Not to get preachy, but do you always say thank you when …

Adult Coloring Books

Man are there ever a lot of adult coloring books out there right now.  And, we’re all into this as the adult side of us is like ahhh, I am meditating through coloring, ahhh, I am going to color myself calm. Ahhh….breathe.  This is so good for me. But, you know there is this little …

Moments Matter

Let me ask you a question.  A question that you may or may not want to answer. Have you had your moment? What moment. I’ve had tons of moments.  No. That moment where you finally heard, felt, saw the life you were meant for.  I am not talking about the fairy tale stuff.  No one …