Category Archives: Entrepreneur
Going All In

The best way to get a new wardrobe is to burn all of your clothes.   I remember the first time I heard that. It was several years ago at a PSI Leadership Training Course I was taking. It has stuck with me for all this time. And it really is so true, the best way […]

5 Tips For Keeping Integrity While Dealing with Conflict

So, I hate dealing with conflict. Secretly (or not so secretly) I want everyone to be happy and get along. I want everyone to like me. I am going to blame this on growing up in the midwest. Even though I wish everything was sunshine and rainbows all the time, I do know that it’s […]

New Beginnings

I was let go from my job this week. It was hard. When my boss called me into the conference room to have the conversation, I already knew what she was going to say. I don’t know why, but I wasn’t surprised. It was a hard conversation for us to have and it was out […]

3 Of My Favorite Things

Perks of having a photographer husband… impromptu photo shoots! <3   We were wandering Barnes and Noble after church one Sunday and Daniel needed some shots for school, so we decided to have a quick photo shoot with two of my favorite things… books and coffee! I’m holding the book Cinder, which I have not […]

My Personal Mantra

Another exercise for the Courageous Confidence Club that I’m currently doing with Chalene Johnson. It was included in the Smart Success Academy. This is similar to the Definition of Success and Key Priority Statement exercises I did. This is definitely helping to keep things into perspective. My Mantra I will trust my heart and know that God […]

My Definition of Success

Much like my Key Priority Clarity Statement, I did another another set of exercises for the Smart Success program. These exercises ultimately allowed me to be able to create my definition of Success. This is another huge motivator and focus point for continuing to balance out my life! It is crucial that it’s written in […]

My Key Priority Clarity Statement

I recently bought a program by Chalene Johnson called Smart Success Academy. One thing that I have learned over the last few years is that if you want to be successful, whether that’s through a wellness/health/fitness journey, personal development, business success or any kind of personal success, you have to be willing to invest in yourself! […]

The Experiment – Round Up

So, the 15th was the final day of the experiment.   Here is the final count: 1. To lose 30 lbs. – Nope. I’m still at the down 5lbs mark. HOWEVER, because of this challenge I’ve learned that I had some pretty significant medication problems that were preventing me from losing weight. Since I have […]

The Dumbass Guide to Being a Professional

I am literally amazed that some people make money at what they do. Seriously. I just sometimes wonder where people’s heads are at… my guess? Somewhere shoved tightly up their rump. So, here are some of the basics to not being an idiot, when it comes to owning your own business (this includes freelancers.) 1. […]

Half Way Progress Report – The Experiment

I have a little over one month left to complete my experiment. Again, for a reminder, here are the goals I set: In case you forgot what the goals were, I will re-list them. 1. To lose 30 lbs. 2. To book 3 paying modeling gigs. 3. To have performed on stage at least 5 times. […]