Five Tips For Managing Holiday Stress {FTT23}

Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s are upon us! Is it just me, or does anyone else have a love/hate relationship with this time of year? It seems like we blaze through each event focusing only on the next event to come. We waste Thanksgiving thinking about Black Friday and cyber Monday. Then we get caught…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 12.01.2019 {Random Acts of Kindness}

Welcome to the 12th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to practice random acts of kindness!   This month’s habit challenge is designed to help you achieve a higher sense of joy by instilling joy into the lives of others. It sounds counterintuitive, but the fact…

Habit Hack: “White Boarding” Your Ideas

Habit Hack: “White Boarding” Your Ideas I do keep a journal with me at all times to record ideas as I have / come across them, but that’s only the starting point. One of the best things you can do when planning and attacking ideas is to ‘flesh out’ your thoughts in a way that…

The Difference Between An Amateur & A Pro {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ One definition of a professional is: “A person who does things even when he or she does not feel like doing them.” (From the book Jesus, CEO by Laurie Beth Jones / @jesusceo.lauriebethjones). ▶️ I thought this is so true! Whether it’s a professional athlete, businessperson, etc., the difference…

Kaci’s Friday Find — I Deserve A Donut App by Barb Raveling

  This week I wanted to share a resource that I came across for those who may be struggling with eating behaviors related to either emotional eating triggers or lies from the enemy / world. This is a free app designed to help with understanding and breaking eating for reasons other than to hunger and…

#75Hard Day 75: A Few Takeaway Lessons {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ For those who have been following from day 1, you know that I started this challenge to get a better perspective on what it’s like to be a beginner again. ▶️ I’ve established a consistent process of habit development and wanted to remember the struggle of things so I…

#75Hard Day 74: Treat Your Day Like A Recipe {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ The purpose of a recipe is to have consistent inputs and processes that you can follow n order to get predictable good outcomes. ▶️ You nail down all the variables, ingredients, cooking techniques, methods, serving sizes, etc., and are able to duplicate the process for yourself and possibly even…

#75Hard Day 73: The Importance Of Trying New Things {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ As kids, we are constantly exposed to new ideas and information. Everything is brand new. There is excitement and joy living every day in the moment of constant engagement with all of these new things. ▶️ As adults, we eventually lose the excitement of life on a day to…

#75Hard Day 72: Things Can Shift In A Moment! {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ Sharing something a little bit different today. I felt like the Lord wanted me to give a word of encouragement! ▶️ I was thinking about how the temperature went from in the 70s to in the 30s literally overnight. It was not fun for the walk this morning 🥶…

#75Hard Day 71: It Gets Harder Before It Gets Easier {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ You need to understand that most things will get more difficult before they get easier. ▶️ Knowing this, you will not hit that space of time and end up giving up because you think something isn’t going to work. ▶️ The reason that this happens is because in the…

Five Tips For Cultivating Relationships—Even When You’re Busy {FTT21}

“Hey! How are you?” “Good! Just busy!” I think that pretty much sums up every conversation I’ve had with everyone in the last five years. I mean it’s funny, but it’s so sad. did you know that people with strong social networks live longer, make more money, have better health, and report more overall well-being…

#75Hard Day 70: Who You Are Becoming > What You Are Doing {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ In the process of striving towards a goal, keep in mind that who you are becoming is more important than what you are doing. ▶️ Certainly what you are doing is important. “We first make our habits and then our habits make us.” —John Dryden ▶️ We never want…