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…

Five Tips For Paying Off Debt {FTT24}

If you are struggling with debt and have not already watched this vlog surrounding this subject, I think you would find it helpful. I talk about how I set up a plan that paid off six figures of debt in roughly 7-8 years. It’s a terrible feeling to be limited by your debt. Even if…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Habit Hack: The “Back Pocket Plan”

  The “Back Pocket Plan” We all know that we need to have healthy habits in place & a consistent routine in order to keep us on track with our goals. I think it’s just as important to have what I call a “back pocket plan“ for different scenarios in times when we’re not able…

How You Do Anything Is How You Do Everything? …Maybe Not!

I have a love hate relationship with this phrase. On one hand, I totally agree. The passion that you show up with in one area of life often spills over into other areas of life and transforms them in a similar manner. For example, up until I found a love for lifting weights, I struggled…

#GiveMe30HabitChallenge 11.01.2019 {Priority List}

Welcome to the 11th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to implement a priority list! This month’s habit challenge is designed to simultaneously increase productivity while reducing stress. A win-win am I right!? We all have never ending to do-list which is often a major source…

Habit Hack: “Act Now!”

“Act Now” We cannot rely on motivation. If we do, we become subject to hesitation. Whether it is overcoming your fears, defeating procrastination, or just getting the workout done when you don’t feel like it, the best way to approach things is usually to “act now.” I find immediate action to be a simple principle…

Five Tips For Making More Creative Space {FTT18}

  If you want to be more effective, you must understand the importance of introspection and creative time and then put it into practice. Whether it’s chasing big goals and dreams, honing in on how to make the most of your talents and skills, refining an artistic endeavor, etc., you need to give these things…