Could our western culture be at a crossroad? After decades of chasing more in an attempt to keep us with the Joneses, are we finally saying enough is enough? Take a look at holiday sales data and you’ll see that we have a long way to go. But there is also a growing movement to […]
Are you doing something to sabotage your happiness that you’re completely unaware of? Chances are you’re doing at least one of these 13 things. Find out what they are, how to stop doing them, and start changing your life today.
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Have you ever felt like something in your life was off kilter? Or maybe you’ve felt like almost every decision you’ve made was wrong? It wasn’t that long ago that I was in this exact place. In 2011 I experienced a kairos moment that made me realize that the life I was living was not aligned […]
Last month I gave my readers an inside look at my lifelong struggle with perfectionism. Part of it is how I’m wired. I was born striving for better, faster, stronger. But sometimes I feel like every time I attack a goal with gusto, I get a not so gentle reminder that slow and steady wins […]
For much of my life, I wore perfectionism as a badge of honor. If asked about my biggest weakness in an interview, I would respond that “I’m a perfectionist in everything I do.” During that phase of my life, I was convinced that perfectionism was my greatest strength. Nearly two decades later, I realize that […]
Can I let you in on a secret? I haven’t always been the person I am today. Until recently I lived a very small life controlled by fear. I let the fear of criticism, rejection, and failure hold me back from reaching my full potential for close to 40 years. This website is a perfect example. […]
Yesterday marks the four-year anniversary of the day my husband, Jeremiah, and I reached a new level of financial freedom. We got up early that sunny summer Saturday to do something we never dreamed of until just three years earlier. I remember feeling scared, nervous, and excited all at once. We got ready and drove […]
If you pay attention to the news, you’ll likely hear story after story about how the world is going to hell in a handbasket. Just open a news website and you’ll notice that about eighty percent of the headlines are negative. But if you zoom in and look at real people, living real lives, you’ll […]
We begin forming our beliefs when we are very young and rarely question whether they’re right or wrong. They’re what we experienced or were taught by our parents, teachers, and other “responsible adults”. Sometimes we tuck these beliefs away and forget that they’re there. Then one day we wake up and realize a belief has […]