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Unique Wooden Watches for Her

I spent most of the weekend writing and editing my new novel. I've got a lot of work ahead of me if I want to get through the beta reader and professional editing phase in the first part of the year. 

Anyhoo, as many of you know, writing is not the only item on my daily to-do-list, my list usua…

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Happy last day of November! I hope you had an amazing month filled with gratitude. I want to remind you that if you didn’t sign up to receive your monthly gratitude list that it’s not too late, I’m still offering monthly lists. Tomorrow, December 1st I will be sending out December’s list, so b…

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Zero F*cks Given



I recently posted the blog, 3 Motivational Books To Read In August  2017  wherein I included "Mark Manson’s" book The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life Manson’s point of view is that we should live life based on what feels good regardle…

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How This ONE Revelation Improved My Marriage

When my husband and I moved into our new apartment, we were excited about having one particular “luxury” in our new digs: dual sinks in our bathroom. You see, in our previous apartment we had to endure sharing one sink which would lead to many frustrating mornings, for me. There was one thing that…

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3 Motivational Books To Read In August 2017

In case you’re in the market for some new self-development books, I have three coming right up. There’s definitely a theme to this month’s picks—totally unintentional btw. All three of these authors deliver the message of the law of attraction and positive thinking in a hipper—less woo-woo way, whic…

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Self-Publishing 1.0

So, you’ve finished your manuscript! You’re ready for the world to marvel over your words and the creative way in which you’ve told your story. There’s only one problem, you have no idea what's next.

As many of you know, I have self-published three books: two novels and one nonfiction boo…

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JULY: 3 Things To Try This Month

If you’re anything like me, then you probably struggle with balance. However, I’m not one extreme or the other though, I hang very much in the middle and still I can’t balance. I sometimes find it hard to set guidelines for myself because I feel like I can handle it all, which of course I can’t.  Wh…

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3 Motivational Books To Read This Month

There’s nothing I love more than listening to a motivation book that makes my mind spin with ideas. I’ve been pretty lucky lately, this month I’ve been blessed with having read 3 books that rocked my world.

First up is “Carrie Green’s”  She Means Business. Green takes us through her …

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What I Learned Shopping at Our Local Farmers Market

Happy Tuesday!

So, if you’ve been following me for any length of time, you know that I’m on a complete wellness journey--mind, body and soul. I’m constantly learning about the mind and soul, and those opinions vary little. I’m really content in this area because I feel like I’m working on an upward…

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3 Inspiring Women That Will Motivate You

We live in a world where we're constantly bombarded with information and people selling their products, beliefs and services. This sometimes overwhelms us and we end up missing out on valuable information.  With this post I hope to simplify things for you, at least when it comes to your search of mo…

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Why Looking for External Approval Kills Your Dreams

I just started listening to “Kevin Hart’s” new book I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessonsand so far, so good. There are many quotable phrases in the book, but one stood out to me this week: “Stop looking for external approval, when you already have internal approval.”

Perhaps the reason…

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Thursday Words: Believe In Yourself Edition

Today, I want to remind you about the importance of staying focused and aligned with your unique purpose. These days, we are constantly accosted by other people's opinion's and dreams, which could cause some confusion within ourselves about our own desires. So today, I'm offering some quotes to remi…

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How Downloads From God Helped Me Understand Creative Expression

Lately, I’ve been having what I believe are, "downloads from God" (Universe, Source) that I can’t quite express with words. It’s more like a feeling—a knowing of a certain thing, and when I try to put the thought into words, I can’t translate it properly. Still, I thought I’d give it shot here.…

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1 Tip That Will Transform Your Bad Day Into a Great Day!

So, it’s easy to feel uplifted when everything’s going as planned, right? But what about when things are less than perfect? What about when your health is not great, or when money is not there, or when your relationships are falling apart? What then? Is then the perfect time to dwell on what’s happe…

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New Book Announcement! Believe Dammit

I have a few things to share with you. I am in the process of creating a business plan that is going to change everything for me. Although the two novels I’ve released are fiction, my blog has always been about motivating my audience to reach their goals and live out their dreams. For a while now, I…

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JUNE: Three Things to Try This Month

Oftentimes we get overwhelmed by so much information available at our fingertips. We see something we love and want to incorporate into our lives, but with one quick click of the mouse it’s out of our minds and we’re on to the next thing. Therefore, I thought about slowing things down a bit and only…

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The One Thing You Must Have When Setting Goals

Today I want to talk to you about the importance of clarity. For the last five years I’ve been on a journey of self-discovery—mostly, in my career path.  For the first time since I started this journey, I have clear direction for my career and goals, and I did this by applying these old simple tips:…

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Positive Thinking is Bullshit, According to Tony Robbins

I enjoy Tony Robbins a lot. I think he’s a powerful speaker and smart businessman; however, I disagree with one of his most popular selling points when addressing his audience. More than once, I’ve heard Robbins say, “I don’t believe in positive thinking, I believe in results. I don’t believe …

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How to Keep Going When Your Goal Seems Too Big

Could you get yourself to a place where achieving the ‘goal’ is less important than who you become in the process?

In my own life I’ve had to do this and it’s been one of my greatest discoveries. You see, I want to become a New York Times Bestselling author. I want my novels to be turned …

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5 Films That Remind You Anything Is Possible

Nothing gets me more pumped than watching a movie with a message! I have a huge list of movies that I love and use as inspiration whenever I need a little pick-me-up. So, I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorites with you.


Little Boy was released in 2015 and lucky for us…

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