A Few of My Favorite Things #8 {Protein Bars}

First, let me address the elephant in the room… I am intentionally leaving out Quest Bars because I feel like everyone already knows about them. Ok! That being said, I am asked quite often about what types of protein bars I consume and which I would recommend. In an effort to make it easier for…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 04.01.2019 {1 Minute Rule}

Welcome to the fourth habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is a productivity habit called the 1-Minute Rule! The 1-Minute Rule is one of my biggest procrastination-busting techniques. It simplifies and streamliens your processes so that you accomplish a lot without a lot of mental effort or…

Victory and Freedom!

I don’t know about you, but when the Lord is trying to teach me something, He typically will visit the same things or concepts over and over via different avenues in order to create a clear and complete picture of what He is trying to teach me. Lately it seems that the Lord keeps bringing…

Panda Express {First Time Experience + Wok Smart Review!}

Preface: This post is in no way associated with Panda Express, and I was not compensated for sharing my thoughts! I’m sharing because I realize that the vast majority of people would like to have more information regarding making healthy choices when they dine out and are looking for restaurants that offer healthy options, especially…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 03.01.2019 {Reading}

Welcome to the third habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is reading! Aside from weight training, one of the biggest dial movers in terms of my personal growth and development came from investing time in reading books (and listening to them via Audible). While I may not have…

Want Results? Focus On Habits, Not On Finding Motivation

“Results have very little to do with goals and nearly everything to do with systems.” James Clear Holy moly this is the truth… Having goals isn’t enough. Having knowledge isn’t enough. Having motivation isn’t enough. You can have all those things, but without taking consistent action, you won’t see results. I was talking with one of…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 02.01.2019 {Gratitude}

Welcome to the second habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s focus is gratitude! Research has shown that the practice of gratitude can actually help rewire our mindset to become more positive in our outlook. Studies have proven that this is beneficial even in elderly individuals! The idea that…

S.O.A.P. Notes #10 {Ruth 3:11}

Time for another SOAP Notes devotional! If you aren’t sure what I am referencing, see this post for a full explanation of this series! Today’s key scripture is Ruth 3:11 S: And now, my daughter, fear not. I will do for you all you require, for all my people in the city know that you are a woman…

2019 Focus Word: Faithful

At the end of each year/beginning of the new year for the last several years, I have decided upon a focus word or theme for the new year. It serves as something to anchor myself to given the things that are currently going on in my life and faith journey. To be honest, I considered…

He Came And Changed Everything

He came and changed everything… Family time is so important. I am grateful that holidays like Christmas give us a good excuse to put everything on hold in the busyness of life, and prioritize quality time with those we love. What about our Savior? If I’m being honest, it can often be difficult to connect…

Tips For A Stress-Free Holiday

There’s 12 days left before Christmas. How is that possible? 😳 This time of year might find you stressed out, off your usual routine, and trying to do #AllTheThings… Is all my shopping done? Are all the gifts wrapped? Are all the cards mailed? Do you have a plan for what you are bringing to…

S.O.A.P. Notes #9 {Deuteronomy 9:5-6} | “Perspective Shift”

Time for another SOAP Notes devotional! If you aren’t sure what I am referencing, see this post for a full explanation of this series! Today’s key scripture is Deuteronomy 9:5-6 S: You are going in to take their land, but not because you are good and live right. You are going in, and the Lord your God is…