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6 Steps: How to Set Goals That Will Change Your Mama-Life

I have a big confession to make, and it might be a little mind blowing… I used to hate goals. I know, right? How can someone who’s expertise is on this very thing even be able to say something like that?! Let me take a step back for a minute and explain. My first real introduction to goal setting was early on in my 10 year career in the corporate world. Basically, I was given a template to set goals that I didn’t have a lot of control over, but made some nice looking charts and that was about it.…

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How to create a daily gratitude practice

The beginning of November always brings on a flurry of social media posts from friends focused on gratitude. I love seeing everyone’s extra effort during this time of year to take moment to be grateful. When life gets busy or extra complicated, it can be hard to focus on gratitude as a daily practice, and as a mom, I know that gratitude is one of the last things that come to mind during a toddler meltdown.   But, there’s a lot more to be said for having a daily gratitude ritual in your life and goes way beyond just feeling…

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How to get your morning routine to stick

You’ve heard it over and over again – have a morning routine and it will change your life. It’s one of the hottest topics right now in the world of personal development. Entire books have been written about it and podcasts are talking about it non-stop. So chances are, you’re well aware of the trend. You may have even tried to jump in for yourself and see how it goes. But, being a mom means morning routines happen before kiddos wake up. And if your kids are anything like mine, that leads to one freaking early morning routine. But, you…

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The Benefits of an accountability partner for your business & your health

Being a busy mama with a million things on our “to do” list is… hectic, to say the least. When it comes to setting our own personal or business related goals, it seems like those well thought out intentions can easily get pushed aside as little humans need us and we’re trying to balance all the other things in our lives like spouses and friends. If you’ve set goals only to never see them accomplished, started a new fitness program and never made it to the end, or have only got as far as day 3 on the Whole30, don’t…

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How to create a wellness routine that fits seamlessly into your day!

Does this sound familiar? You are constantly pulled in a million directions with priorities that should have been done yesterday. As much as you’d like to be a step ahead of your weekly schedule, it always feels like you’re barely keeping up, or constantly running a day behind. There are late nights and early mornings, lunches get skipped because there’s no time to stop, and takeout starts to become a regular scene in your house. Then, it happens – you crash. Suddenly, you’re sick and out for the count for at least a day, or you keep trying to tell…

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The Best Foods for an Energy Boost (Because sometimes sleep just isn’t an option)

Why didn’t someone tell me that when I had kids, I’d also be accepted straight into the “surviving on little sleep” club? It always seems like it’s those nights when I have an extra big meeting the next day, or a project that has to be completed that my kiddos decide they need some extra snuggles that night or I’m exclusively invited to their 2 am party in their room. The story of our lives, right? And although we all hear it all the time and we know sleep is the best way to reset our bodies and feel energized…

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Feeling stressed? Try these self-care tips

Gone are the days when self-care was thought about as a luxury, or “getting pampered”. Today, more and more health institutions are putting a greater emphasis on the importance of a regular self-care routine when it comes to your health, especially for parents and other caregivers. Why? Self-care is a key strategy in managing stress, in which long-term, or chronic stress can lead to much larger health concerns including anxiety, depression, heart disease, digestive problems, sleep problems, weight gain, and even memory issues. For this reason, self-care is a topic being discussed with patients and healthcare professionals every day because of its overall…

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How To Set Your Goals & Stay Committed To Them

If you’re on social media and have semi-regular conversations with other moms, chances are good that you’ve heard of Rachel Hollis. She’s kind of a big deal right now. Her latest best selling book is about removing the stories we tell ourselves so that we can live a better life. Have you read her latest book?  As you can probably guess, I’m digging her style. And although I wouldn’t say I’m mom-crushing on her or drinking the Hollis-kool aid, I think so much of what she says is relatable to other moms. And, in the midst of her book-hype, she has…

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5 Back-to-School Wellness Tips for Moms

While the kids are getting used to their own new routine at school, it’s a perfect time for you to do the same.

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Proud Over Perfect.

As a recovering perfectionist, I’m constantly working on ways to re-program my brain to stop the need to be perfect, and start living a life proud of who I was truly meant to be.

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