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…

Introducing the #GiveMe30HabitProject

This time of year finds a lot of people both reflecting back over the past year and looking ahead in order to make adjustments and changes for the better. We look back at the year that has passed and analyze what went well and what was lacking. We aspire to work harder and do more…

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…

Some of The Best Advice I’ve Ever Received

In light of the “new year” mentality that is going around right now, I thought I would share some of the best advice I have ever gotten. Because a lot of us may find ourselves planning, but how many of us are actually doing? “Take more action.” Jill Coleman Yup… It is that simple (but…

Why A Great Beginning To Your New Year Starts NOW

Most of us are used to running around frantically during the holiday season. On top of normal life and work demands, there is so much extra we are expected to do! Including, but not limited to: Figuring out the perfect gift for everyone on your list… Shopping for those gifts… Wrapping all those gifts… Working…

A New Approach to the New Year {ToL #4}

I mentioned on Instagram that I chose a New Year’s “theme” for 2017. I explained here why I chose the theme that I did (#PrioritizedAction). I think it is important to go deeper and share with you the basis for why I choose themes to begin my years now, rather than participate in setting New…

Checking In

A lot of people see the new year as a chance at a fresh start, and as such, use it as an opportunity for positive change(s). I have really started to move away from an “all or nothing” approach. I now (generally) consider it to be a less effective method, and have abandoned it in favor of an approach of moderation and balance. Let me…