• Dreaming Bravely Getaway

    Ahhh guys I am soooo excited for this weekend getaway to play, create, build with amazing ladies!! While travelling full time with my family for the last couple of months I decided I wanted to end this trip by hosting a getaway for women so we can inspire each other to live our best lives whatever path or direction we want to take!! What better way to win at life than to have a supportive group of amazing women cheer each other on!! I love seeing women achieve and reach heights they never thought possible. You define your own success and you define your own limits. So let’s define a…

  • 4 Years of “Free” Housing

    Something that I talk regularly and openly about is how my family live for pretty much “free.” In the Financial Independence realm they like to coin phrase this term #househack. We managed to househack for the entire marriage without even knowing about #househacking. I credit all of this free housing to divine intervention and luck. (definition: preparation and opportunity intersect) If you haven’t really heard of househacking take a look at some of these fun articles from the experts at BiggerPockets and also Coach Carson who is a househacking and real estate guru. So the first one isn’t technically a true definition of househacking but I’m going to count it because,…

  • Power of Being Still

    “Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat any time.” HERMAN HESSE Are you doing the same as me are you living life just running from work, home, church, gym, friends and always trying to focus on doing several tasks at the same time. When you are on your computer do you have many tabs open at one time? When you are working on a project you are easily distracted and move on to something else? Yay good to know I’m not alone. We live in such a crazy busy world where if we are not rushing from one place to another we have a…

  • Limiting Belief Systems

    We all have them.. that negative inner voice that says You aren’t smart enough You aren’t brave enough You aren’t pretty enough You aren’t social enough YOU ARE NOT ENOUGH LIMITING BELIEFS are also disguised as Excuses Negative Thoughts Justifications Worries Beliefs conditioned from culture or family Thought Patterns Perfectionistic Thinking Past failures Fear You are enough! And you can overcome these belief systems that hinder you from your true and ultimate potential. Look back in your life there are bound to be numerous examples when you decided that these belief systems were not going to rule your life. For me it was going to university and graduating from university.At…

  • Spice up your Day with Positivity

    Our world is filled with so much negativity. It’s everywhere and can be suffocating if we let it, illness, depression, heavy work load, strained relationships or even world news. But with every problem we can always try and tackle it with some good old positivity, yeah I know it won’t make the problems go away but it may be able to help you bear the challenges are little better!  Today I just wanted to share some tips on ways I try to squeeze in some bits of positivity throughout my day. 1.    Start Right Starting your day off to the right foot can make a massive difference in your day.…

  • GRATITUDE ATTITUDE [INNER BEAUTY SERIES]

    Why Gratitude It is not happy people who a grateful it is grateful people who are happy! Gratitude is a medicinal emotion, it lifts us up elevates our mood and fills us with real joy Researchers are finding that those who exhibit and express the most gratitude are happier, healthier, and more energetic. Grateful people report fewer symptoms such as headaches, stomach-ache, nausea, even acne, and spend more time exercising! And the more a person is inclined towards gratitude, the less lonely, stressed, anxious and depressed he or she will be. Gratitude helps us live a happier and enjoyable life. Being grateful for all that you have helps you feel abundant…

  • 5 Personal Life Values for 2016

    This year is going to be an amazing year!!!! You make it what you want it be right!!!? I am not fantastic with big new year’s resolutions so setting values is more my thing. I also prefer doing monthly goals as it is easier for me to stay accountable with shorter period of times. So this year I have decided to set these values as a foundation for my Personal Development this year. These values will be a base for me to set my goals around. Nourish and Exercise my Mind – This can be done by reading uplifting and inspiring books. Reading personal development books. I also find that…

  • Dear Journal: 2015 Reflection

    As this year is coming to a close, and thanksgiving is coming up, I would be so ungrateful if I did not recognize my many blessings through the year. I thought this would be a perfect time to reflect as december will be just hectic christmas beast mode time. This is by no means to boast because there really is nothing to boast about when all things are given to us from above, and nothing really does belong to us they are all His for His purpose. He is the giver and taker of all, we appreciate them while we have them and also appreciate them when we don’t. This…

  • Aligning your Passion and Vision

    Reading this wonderful amazing post flooded me with so many happy thoughts! I couldn’t agree more with what Nikoya shared about executing your passions with purpose. This post stood out because my husband has been trying to figure out what he wants to do as a career after college. He says he loves sports and that sports is his passion he can never get sick of it. Fair enough right… but it didn’t sit right for me, and now I know why after reading her post. Nikoya explains that just following your passions without real deep meaning or purpose behind it will not achieve the level of success or potential you…

  • Why you need a Mentor

    I have had so many wonderful mentors in my life that have guided and directed me in different aspects of my life. But as I have left my childhood, I am now in search of mentors in my areas of interest and career.  If you talk to any successful person they are bound to have had someone guide them on their journey, or they were following in somebody else’s footsteps. The benefits of a mentor are countless, but today I would like to highlight a few reasons why you should have your own mentor, especially if you are looking towards achieving something that they have already accomplished. 1. Insight and…