Focus Word For The Year 2020: Surrender

For some reason, I thought I had shared this post, but never did! Oh well, better late than never! Do you choose a focus word for the new year? After praying about it, the Lord gave me “surrender” as my focus word for this year. It seemed odd at first, but after digger deeper, it…

Habit Hack: Meal “Templates”

    #MinimalistMealPrep tips found below if you want to skip ahead! Head to this post for a complete list, plus a downloadable list of my favorite #MinimalistMealPrep items! Dinners last week were Dashing Dish Clean Eating 6 Ingredient Sloppy Joes (pic below). I doubled the recipe and followed to a T (which is rare…

Happiness vs Joy

An email from She Works His Way and the quote on the second slide about millennials by Jordan Raynor resonated with me so much today. It’s not just millennials though; it’s just worse for them because of the number of choices they have. There have been studies showing that the more options we have, the…

Renewing The Mind

Lasting transformation takes time. It is not achieved via a quick fix approach or through a temporary diet and exercise program. To truly sustain a lifestyle that gets the results you want while also honoring God requires a renewal of the mind. A transformation on the inside is the only thing that will ultimately sustain…

Five Tips For Setting Goals & Choosing Habits That Honor God {FTT26}

I was recently asked about how to set goals and choose habits that honor the Lord, rather than cater to our personal or more worldly desires. Sometimes it can be difficult to know if we are truly following God’s heart or indulging the flesh and honoring self. We want to stick to healthy disciplines, but…

Habit Changes

Fresh off a zoom call with a client and dove right into this #MacroMicroBowl of goodness! Recipe found here! This was prepped and ready to go so it required zero decision making and zero mental effort. Those calls and my clients give me LIFE! The last thing I want to do is to be caught…

A Lesson From Siri

Backstory: I can’t spell and need to double check if it was appearance or appearence… but was struck by the irony of the way Siri responded. It got me thinking… Are we considering Truth before blindly setting our expectations to cultural standards? Who’s opinion of us are we most concerned with and does it align…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 01.01.2020 {Daily Declutter}

Welcome to the 13th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to implement a daily declutter practice!   This month’s habit challenge is designed to help you achieve a greater sense of order and peace! “Outer order, inner calm.” —Gretchen Rubin No matter what you are trying…

Five Tips For Making Healthy Choices When Dining Out {FTT25}

One of the most common questions I get from clients is how to make good nutritional decisions when dining at a restaurant. The truth is that it is now easier than ever to stay on track without feeling deprived. Restaurants have menus and nutrition online and in house. It’s more common place to cater to…

On Leaving Things Unfinished…

One of the best lessons my business coach Jill Coleman taught me was to look for opportunities to learn / share insights as you come across them in your day-to-day life. This is one such pearl of wisdom—pun intended. I found this barely begun-to-form pearl in my birthday dinner oyster. Tiny though it is, it’s…

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…