#GiveMe30HabitProject 12.01.2020 {Circle Prayers}

Welcome to the 24th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory!   This month’s habit is to pray over the same things daily!   Things have understandably been tough for all of us this year. So much has happened that we never could have seen coming. I think it’s important for…

#Moderation365 Mindset Tips For Thanksgiving Day

Just a reminder that my first book, The Savior’s Heart: Lessons of Truth From The Gospel of Mark is now available for purchase here! Ordering your signed copy through my site helps cover the costs it took for publication—and supports my work in the cost of publishing future books too! I have many ideas on…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 11.01.2020 {Ask Jesus}

Welcome to the 23rd habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory!   This month’s habit is to include the Lord in your day to day life by learning to “ask Jesus!” I recently listened to the book Walking With God by John Eldridge on Audible. I’m struck by how poorly I…

The “Action Harvest”AKA The Behavior/Outcome Hierarchy

The Behavior/Outcome Hierarchy… what exactly does that mean and how can we use it? Not every decision you make or action you invest in carries the same amount of return for the time, effort, and mental energy spent. That doesn’t necessarily mean that you don’t occasionally plant the lower yielding crops, but only that you…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 10.01.2020 {Worship}

Welcome to the 22nd habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to listen to worship music daily! I’ve talked before about including worship music as part of my morning routine. You can also read a post I wrote on the topic for the Dashing Dish blog here….

Diets Don’t Work, So What Does?

Dieting doesn’t work. Besides the fact that it teaches you to deprive and restrict (which eventually leads to a rebound loss of control and food obsession), it also keeps you dependent on a system or coach for success. Following rules doesn’t allow you to feel comfortable or confident. It doesn’t enable you to trust yourself…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 09.01.2020 {#Moderation365}

Welcome to the 21st habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to dip your toe in the water and see what it’s like to practice #Moderation365! The challenge this month is to pick one thing that would make your nutrition a little more enjoyable and incorporate it…

Five Tips For Developing New Habits {FTT}

Even the most exciting of new habits can die very quickly for a variety of reasons. Sometimes we forget them, sometimes we might not feel like doing them, sometimes we may feel like we don’t have time for them, etc. It can get even more complicated if you are trying to establish a habit that…

Five Tips For Navigating Trigger Foods {FTT}

The ultimate goal with the foods we enjoy—regardless of if they are highly nutritious or not—is to be able to practice mindfulness and moderation and eat foods that make you feel your best. You want to get to a place where you can include all foods sensibly and always #LikeHowYouEat. Food is meant to be…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 07.01.2020 {Burpees!}

Welcome to the 19th habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is all about challenging yourself to do something uncomfortable! This month’s challenge is to do burpees, specifically 20 burpees every day for the full month. It does not matter when or how you do them, just as…

Five Tips For Accomplishing A Dream Goal

As many of you know, I recently completed my first book manuscript and sent it to the publisher. This was something that required a great deal of focus and dedication. Projects like this are not something that we can approach half-heartedly or for the wrong reasons. With that in mind, here are five tips for…

Habit Hack: Start Small!

  Many times our new habits fail simply because we take them to the extreme. We feel like that’s the only way we will get results. The truth is that an imperfect habit practiced consistently will yield you more return over time then a perfect habit practiced occasionally. For long-term results, you are after a…