Have You Hit A Wall?

Have You Hit A Wall?

When you hit a wall, you have two choices: keep going even though you feel your strides shift into small steps, or give into all the negative thoughts flooding your mind and stop. Your body is responding to the press—and it’s telling you it needs the energy to...
When Letting Go Is Okay

When Letting Go Is Okay

Some days life throws you some very interesting curve balls that almost knock you off your feet. You wonder how you even got to this fork in the road in your life. Some decisions seem black and white and easy to make; they measure up with your values and your...
Branding Your Business

Branding Your Business

As small business owners, we often try to do everything ourselves in the beginning to save money. I was guilty of it too. But I’ve learned over the years that making wise investments for your business will help you grow and thrive. The question then becomes what to...
Being Still

Being Still

Text messages Voicemails Crying toddler Appointment alarms Team meeting conversations Messages swirling in thought form begging to be typed out And don’t forget the inner voice reminding you to put some makeup on and look presentable for the day or at the very...
Going At It Alone

Going At It Alone

Starting your own business takes swagger. You’ve got to be confident enough to believe that your idea is worth pursuing and that you’ve got something other people want to pay for. And at the beginning, it’s often just you. Marketing the product, figuring out shipping...
Celebrating or Comparing?

Celebrating or Comparing?

No matter how much we might strive for perfection in each area of our lives – in our relationships, in our careers, in our health, or even in our faith – it’s inevitable that we’ll fail at times and see others outshine us. Yet when this happens, what’s our reaction?...
Finding Rest In The Hustle

Finding Rest In The Hustle

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. So much powerful, yet simple, wisdom in that quote. So what happens when you align your passion with your profession? Often times you’ll feel more fulfilled  in knowing that what you love to do...
The Truth About Financial Freedom

The Truth About Financial Freedom

I used to think one of the great things about having a lot of money was freedom, and I know I’m not alone in this. As Americans, we especially love the idea of freedom. Freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom to pursue liberty and happiness. Freedom is an...
Friendship

Friendship

Yesterday I celebrated my Birthday with Family and Friends. It was the best day yet. As I sat at the table with 15 of my friends who came out to dinner with me I had to pause; I looked around and tears began to fill my eyes. As people were telling funny stories and...
Reflecting Back On 2016

Reflecting Back On 2016

At the beginning of each year, I ask myself a few simple questions as an exercise that is absolutely crucial to my growth and success in the new year. Here are five questions you can use to kick off your new year planning. 1. What Was the Biggest Milestone...