I’ve got a theme going now, and I think it will carry me throughout 2020. That theme is:
We’re not sitting on ideas—we’re executing.
So many of us have incredible ideas, but we have so many things keeping us from starting—fear, doubt, lack of confidence, lack of organization, etc.
We might have great reasons for not beginning or putting off our plans, but I want you to remember that what you create isn’t just for you. It might be your vision, but that vision coming to fruition can change the lives of people you haven’t even met.
I was talking to my sister to get some feedback, and trying to decide what should be my next project to begin. I already made my mind up that I was going to do more than talk. I was going to move.
The end result was my second published book! It’s called Foods Your Body Loves, and it’s something I am super proud of and excited to share.
The book is a compellation of recipes, health tips, and lists of different pantry items I buy time over time because they really work.
I’m all about making this health journey simpler. Why should you have to struggle, when I’ve already done so much of the work? That’s why I want to share it.
So now you can finally get the full recipe for how I made yummy and nutritious smoothies or crispy cauliflower tacos, or how you can veganize tuna salad. Trust me, it’s so good!
I hope you’ll grab a copy of my new eBook and also remind yourself that…we’re executing!
I had to really think about how I would share this information with you. I don’t want to derail our body positive movement at all. I know some people of all shapes and sizes struggle to love what they see in the mirror each day.
But let’s face it–you can love your body, and still be resolute that you’re not going to go out and buy a whole new wardrobe to accommodate the extra weight.
That’s where I was! Weight gain can happen from so many factors outside of just eating too much, and I want to chat about them and help you accomplish your goals.
Watch this quick video to learn five things you need to consider if you have hit a plateau in your weight loss journey. 🙌
I love creative people. Especially the ones with big ideas. They’re able to turn a seemingly simple question into an interesting, hours-long discussion. The most visionary of all creatives can get deep into where they think the future is headed, what are some of the world’s greatest problems to be solved, and more.
But, what are ideas if they are left unimplemented?
Can you love and not be vulnerable? Love is essential to every human on earth, and if being vulnerable is necessary to experience the deepest and greatest parts of it, why is it that so many of us have a hard time with it?
Explore vulnerability with me in this episode, and enjoy a brief story I’ve written.
What is settling really, and why do we do it? Is it because we are lazy, or don’t feel good about ourselves? Is it because we have a lapse in judgment?
I think it is fair to say we have all made a choice in our lives at some point that we later know was not the best.
How can we make the best choices for ourselves with the given information we have?
In this episode, we get into honest reflection about settling, why we do it, and it’s effects
Have you ever considered that the blessings you receive are also meant you shape you and grow you in an incredible way? I say this because, sometimes we pray for a thing and it comes sooner than we expect. Maybe if we are honest, we didn’t expect it to come at all. It could be a job, or love, or any other new opportunity. When it comes, how do we respond?
A lot of us have a hard time believing we deserve the things we pray for, and as a result we can end up forfeiting our blessings because we refuse them or simply cannot even see them at all.
In this episode, I explore a way to reframe the story so that we are can get unstuck and begin to enjoy the good things that come into our lives. I hope you enjoy!
As a little girl, I had very specific reasons for loving the fall season. Though I love mild weather, there was so much to love about the change of any season. I loved the sound of fallen leaves crunching under my feet as I skipped sidewalk squares on the way to school. I loved the bite in the air that caused me to have to consider one of the coats sitting in the back part of my closet. I loved the changing colors of foliage. Fall was also the time– with summer ending, that school would resume soon.
Thinking of the fall season makes me think of my mother’s rule– no new clothes until I had cleared out my closet of the ones I could no longer wear. This got me thinking– what things have not cleared from my life now, to make room for the things I desire most?
In this week’s podcast episode, I discuss the broader concept of “making room” and end with some wonderful affirmations as you become bolder and more clear about what it is you want.
I’m not sure if I’ve ever really considered myself to be a particularly disciplined, person. I’ve been called that many times over the course of my life, but I’ve never really….resonated with it. To me a disciplined person looks like someone extremely regimented and always on time, and super super organized….And, yes. Maybe it is those things.
But when I really think about what disciplined means to me, it has to do with setting goals, assigning tasks based on those goals, and then completion. So a person cannot merely be called disciplined because they are a dreamer, or even if they are super organized with their planner. It’s discipline when the action is carried out, andcarried out consistently. Generally, people who do this get results.
Graduation season is a reminder for me that life has important times of great shift and transition. These times are meant to mature us, but they are difficult and uncomfortable.
I share 6 tips for shifting your mindset and easing your transition.
Keep things in perspective. We often fear one move or one choice will make or break our future, and it causes a dangerous paralysis. In reality, we are all who we are, and where we are due to a series of choices. We have the ability to change course, correct, and move in a new direction. So, we must move. Move knowing, that we don’t know all there is to know, till we are motion.
Be okay with making mistakes. The reason we sometimes feel full of promise in college, but terrified when we finish is because we stand to lose something or to make a mistake. What I need you to understand, is mistakes actually raise your potential. That is, if you learn from them. I find a person who has gone out and taken risks in life far more interesting than someone who has only done things they’re familiar with or what was expected of them. What you learn when you fail can sometimes teach you more than any theoretical knowledge you may have.
Have you moved into a new role at work, or are you desiring to move? If so, this next episode is for you.
When we are promoted, we often think it is the title which promotes us– but this is not true. What really promotes us is the challenges that come along with the title. We are promoted by others due to our potential and past experiences– it’s not until we are in a new role that we rise to the occasion.
If you’re feeling scared or inadequate, that is okay. Simply do your best, and remember all the past challenges you overcame when you didn’t give up. Listen to these work success affirmations I have created throughout your day and let them sink down into your spirit and resonate.