Your Power Statement

A power statement is technically ‘a phrase that describes oneself to others; ones values, character, and skills’…it is normally used on a resume or at an interview, and is filled with “positive power words” including: organized, decisive, motivated, etc. I recently talked with a friend about creating my own, personal power statement. A phrase I…

The Power of Laughter :)

I have touched on this subject before, but I think its significance is important and needed. Sometimes I write about topics that are hard to swallow, and I hope that you don’t read this blog with a drooped head and heart. I hope that you can take something positive from it! I never intend to…

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is the month for Suicide Prevention Awareness. I have been sitting here for the last hour trying to put my thoughts into words when it comes to this topic. It is a sensitive subject and something that is so prevalent… it is heart breaking. …”Suicide is a complex issue and the causes are usually…

Seasonal Affective Disorder?…you aren’t alone.

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)   From greatest.com…   “SAD is a form of depression that typically occurs during the winter months with symptoms weaning off during the spring and summer— though some people experience their most intense symptoms during the summer. Symptoms include decreased concentration, increased appetite, weight gain (whereas some other forms of depression can lead to weight loss),…

Thoughts…& a New Podcast

My friend told me about this podcast called Bold New Mom, and I have recently been listening to it. I am not a mom, but you don’t have to be to listen to, Jody Moore, an amazing Life Coach… Today, in an episode on thoughts, she said some things that really stuck with me. Here…

August Gratitude

After thinking about my last post, I decided that for the next 10 days in August, I am going to encourage a GRATITUDE CHALLENGE. What better way to take away that self-focus? What better way to engage our energy into all the wonderful things we have to be grateful for and shift our focus onto…

August Habit, The Worlds Lens, + a new book

What is your goal for August? People have left comments and given some really good ideas! … -Less fear, more faith. -Give more compliments -Don’t stress about the little things. …Just to name a few. Thank you for your ideas! There really is something so valuable about setting monthly goals. Something you can focus and…

Monday Pick-Me-Ups

Need a little pick me up? Here are some quotes & articles to help you with that beginning of the week drag… “By being yourself, you put something wonderful into the world that wasn’t there before.” -Edwin Elliot “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” -Lena Horne “Life…

be teachable…

….I think that God has a lot to teach me about life and humility. About trust. About true love and selflessness. Interesting how my goal this month was to serve others, and I feel like I have been the one being constantly served… Sometimes I really really hate my brain. I want nothing more than…

beauty.

Beauty is what we make it up to be. “If only our eyes could see souls instead of bodies. How different our ideals of beauty would be.” ‘There is so much beauty within all of us, we simply have to choose to see it. We may mess up or wish something different about ourselves, but…

put your phone down…

…Been reflecting a lot again today. About the world and where it is at. Its focus. Where my focus is and if I am engaging my energy into something good and meaningful. Into what is needed. We just got back from Tijuana and it was crazy to me. We walked 20 feet from San Diego…

July Habit

JULY HABIT/GOAL   June was a great month. Not sure how it went by SO FAST, but it was great. To recap my June goal/habit, I wanted to “jump start my day”: -Get 8 hours of sleep -Sweat 5 times a week -5 second rule   I feel like overall, I accomplished these goals and…