self growth

September 2019

The Power of Being Honest with Yourself

If honesty is the best policy, the best place to be honest is with yourself. Being honest with yourself is a powerful way to be more confident, more courageous, and more focused. There are any number of areas where honesty can be applied to personal life. A review of your morals, values, and practices can […]

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September 2019

Five Areas in Your Life You Should be Focusing On Improving

There is never a good time to not work on self-improvement. Life is ever changing and with that we should never stop learning, expanding and continuing to grow as our lives grow. Here are five areas to focus on first: 1. Get Fit. A healthy body is a gateway to a healthy life and mind. It […]

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Why Keeping a Gratitude Journal is Important for a Positive Life

Keeping a gratitude journal has some amazing benefits that come from the physical process of creating a record of gratefulness. While it’s called a “gratitude journal”, it actually serves as a tool or a record. You can keep a physical, paper journal or an online journal. The key is to have a place to input […]

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25 Online Classes To Take While You’re Tucked In For Winter

I’m not much of a winter gal. I like the warm, sunny days over the cold, blistery ones and from what I’ve been reading they’re predicting quite the adventure of winter weather this year for my area (yay, ugh). But being the positive outlook type of person I am I will be taking this “I […]

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25 Awesome Podcasts to Empower Your Day

I’m feeling a bit under the weather today but I didn’t want to miss the chance to celebrate International Podcast Day (I know, I’m kind of a dork, it’s cool). I have to admit, I’ve been a bit out of my habit of listening to Podcasts lately. Actually I’ve been kind of out of routine […]

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10 Quotes from Maya Angelou to Motivate you to Live a Better Life

Sometimes we need a little kick in the butt. Some words to get us out of our heads and back on track. Being a quote junkie, I find this inspiration by collecting quotes and surrounding myself with them. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” “My mission […]

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5 Easy Ways to Listen to More Podcasts Everyday

I have come across some really awesome, kick-butt podcasts lately…it’s all the buzz right now, and with good reason too. There are so many powerful, amazing, inspiring, empowering podcasts out there! My Castbox subscriptions list is rolling with ones I am eager to listen to – and if I could sit around all day and […]

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How I Use the #LoveBlog for Self-Growth

This was my second year co-hosting the #LoveBlog. Each year I’ve discovered more about myself through the challenge and have expanded on my writing. The prompts are thought-provoking and motivating. I absolutely love reading the other participants points of views on the topics and seeing other perspectives. It is such a growth opportunity!  Through participating […]

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How Indulging in Your Guilty Pleasures Keep You Happy

Guilty Pleasures. I’m sitting here eating my third piece of cake this weekend thinking about what I want to write for my #loveblog prompt, guilty pleasures. Yes, third piece of cake. Saturday it was a rollerskating birthday party for my son’s step-cousin with a gorgeous unicorn cake with amazingly delicious fondant and icing, Saturday night it […]

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2017 Bucket List Recap & 2018 Bucket List Goals

Whew, what a year 2017 was. Lots of twists and turns came about this year but I’m still proud to say that I was able to get some items crossed off my bucket list! Visit New Orleans. Try absinthe (of course this happened in New Orleans in some super cool underground bar). Put Mentos in […]

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