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 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…

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…

#75Hard Day 64: Chasing Your God-Sized Dream & Purpose

View this post on Instagram ▶️ Hard to summarize this one into bullet points since I really just felt led to share stream of thought today, but I’ll do my best! ▶️ If you take away nothing else from this video, take away this (because it was the Lord, not me speaking): “Stop worrying about…

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…

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…

Kaci’s Friday Find — Your Future Self Will Thank You

  If you caught my latest IG TV video, then you heard me list this book as one to know about. If not, head to watch Day 39 of the #75Hard Challenge on how knowledge can fail us if we don’t have 2 key things in place. I shared several of my favorite books surrounding…

#75Hard Day 32: The Happiness Advantage + Gratitude Strategy {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ Positive psychology research has shown that it is not success which leads to happiness, but rather happiness that leads to success. ▶️ Knowing this, we can utilize and leverage a positive mindset to our advantage when trying to reach our goals. ▶️ A positive mindset is more creative and…

#75Hard Day 29: Examine The Narrative & Question The Meaning {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ Quote reference “everything is my fault” from @TomBilyeu / @LisaBilyeu. ▶️ I loved the analogy found within a devotional that a member of my church small group text me today. The gist was that you are holding a cup of coffee and someone bumps into you. The coffee spills…