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Take Care of Yourself First

Take Care of Yourself First

You hear it every time you’re on an airplane: put your own oxygen mask on first, before you help someone with theirs. Why is this so important? If you can’t breathe, you can’t help someone else. If you don’t take care of yourself first, you’ll have nothing left to give others. More than 14 years … Continued

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How to Establish a Habit

How to Establish a Habit

When you know there’s something you should be doing regularly, but you’re not, it sits with you. It can feel oppressive, overwhelming or just plain crummy to know that there’s something you want to do but you’re not. That’s how I was feeling a few weeks ago when I wasn’t working out as regularly as … Continued

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Why Your Best IS Good Enough

Why Your Best IS Good Enough

Look anywhere online and you see perfection. Perfect homes, perfect bodies, perfect meals, perfect kids. It’s hard to keep up with it all! I encourage you to stop trying. I don’t mean stop trying; I mean stop trying to be perfect. Because those photos on social media and in the regular media? Those are just … Continued

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Spreading Kindness and Conversation Just Because

Spreading Kindness and Conversation Just Because

I love performing random acts of kindness. It’s one of my love languages and I go out of my way to do kind (and unexpected) things for people as much as possible. Over the years, I’ve met some really interesting people simply because one of us made an effort to connect through kindness. I’m sure … Continued

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Keeping Teens Busy Over the Summer

Keeping Teens Busy Over the Summer

Keeping kids busy during summer is always a challenge, even more so as they get older. They’re too old for day camps and play dates, and while they may be self-sufficient you don’t want them glued to their smart phone or video games for two months. In Phoenix, we can’t just send the kids outside … Continued

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Motivation Fixes for Working Out at Home

Motivation Fixes for Working Out at Home

Working out from home can be hard. More difficult than dragging yourself to the gym, even. Why? Well, there’s no one really holding you accountable. You turn on the television or log into the app and hit “play.” But if you’re like me, you’re working out while the house is empty. If you do half … Continued

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Making Time for Fun

Making Time for Fun

We all have different seasons in our lives. Sometimes, we’re in the season of hustling and working a lot. Other times, it’s the season of babies and toddlers, where we feel like we’re constantly sleep deprived. No matter what season you’re in, it’s so important to still find pockets of time where you can have … Continued

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Get Outside Your Comfort Zone

Get Outside Your Comfort Zone

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch I watch my kids grow outside their comfort zones every day. It’s part of growing up and developing into a young adult. But once in adulthood, comfort zones become…well, very comfortable. This year, Lucy is on a competitive volleyball team, with strength … Continued

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How to grow into your talents

How to grow into your talents

I recently wrote about the importance of taking the time to apply what you’re learning. Learning is the way to grow as a person and a business owner, but if you’re not actually putting that new knowledge into practice, there’s really no reason for the learning in the first place. The same goes for hobbies … Continued