September 11, 2020

In a World That Favors Novelty, Appreciate the Fixtures

Earlier this week, I took my two youngest kids to Sweets n’ Stories, our local ice cream shop. Heather has been running this store on Main Street in our town for over 25 years and it’s also an independent book store, coffee shop, and cafe. I shared this picture of our daughter commenting on the “face-sized” nature of the lollipop. 😂 One of my FB friends that’s not local to me commented, “I LOVE that […]
August 27, 2018

Getting Feedback: Step 4 of the Process to Making Changes that Stick

You’ve decided. You’re making a change. This time, things are going to be different. You’ve researched your plan. You know what you’re going to do. You start. You take action. (because you’re serious this time) But then… You start to have doubts. You think “Am I doing this right?” You feel kind of lonely. You don’t have anyone who can relate to what you’re going through. But, you don’t know who to ask. You don’t […]
August 21, 2018

Avoid Analysis Paralysis with The Process to Making Change That Lasts—Step 3: Get to Work

Practice makes perfect. I know you’ve heard this many times before and maybe, like mine, the walls of your high school were the showcase for those motivational posters with quotes like this one. Of course, the quotes were always accompanied by an inspiring image; more than likely, this quote would be featured with an image of a person running somewhere. (Aren’t people are always running on those posters?) And as much as I love a good motivational […]
July 28, 2018

Do You Trust Yourself? 3 Ways To Free Yourself From the Need for Everyone’s Approval

As of 2018, I’ve been in business for five years. That’s a half-decade of calling the shots, taking risks, and making it happen. And in that time, I’ve shifted, pivoted, and reinvented myself multiple times. And I know there’s more of that to come. I’ve had a lot of ups and downs. But my most significant breakthroughs didn’t happen because I did what the 7-figure online business gurus told me to do. My most miraculous […]