I didn’t want to have kids: I was scared I would majorly mess them up. Or, at least I had convinced myself of that before I started dating my husband. When Brandon and I met he wanted 7 kids and I wanted none. He is a man who knew that he wanted to be a
The beach in the Fall is one of my favorite things. Sunshine and sweatshirts, sand and sea swells, snuggles and strong coffee … simplicity at the core of everything it is. And simple is how we keep it when Brandon, Ellie, Baker and I sneak away for a family trip to my grandparents’ beach
The unknowns of life propel me further in my commitment to “bring the joy” and I am determined to always make lemonade, very delicious lemonade, with the lemons that will inevitably come my way. Armed with this attitude you too can turn the worst moments of your life into your best. It’s not easy to do, but it’s worth it, I promise. Here’s how:
THE SURPRISING REASON DISCOURAGEMENT IS A GOOD THING Discouragement is a signal often confused. It is far too frequently misinterpreted to be a sign that we aren’t doing the right thing, that we aren’t qualified to do what we are doing, or that what we are doing is just too tough or too hard.
We don’t have control over a lot of things in life, but we do have control over what matters the most: how we think about and how we see the world. Life is bound to throw you curveballs and unexpected trails and challenges. These things do not have to get you down or tear
I have spent a lifetime feeling like a fraud but it took until recently for me to understand that the feeling was the sign of something good going on at a deeper level. Most of the time when we battle Impostor Syndrome, or the fear of being exposed as a fraud or a fool,
The most important component to real self confidence may surprise you in its simplicity and accessibility ….
Destroy self-doubt with these five powerful self-esteem activities that are easy to implement right away, no matter how down or discouraged you might feel. This post will teach you how to turn up the volume of self-belief in your mind in five easy and powerful ways through simple self-esteem activities that anyone can do.
I remember walking through airport security, tears streaming down my face. I had just kissed the man who I had loved – the man who had abused me – goodbye for good. I wanted everything to be okay, but I knew it wasn’t and couldn’t be. I had sold everything I owned, moved across
There’s a secret successful people share, and it’s simple: success isn’t rocket science. The one thing keeping most people from success in life isn’t that success is unattainable or that they are unqualified, but rather that they are allowing fear to keep them from it. Fear will steal life from you – and in