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Topic: Life Balance

Choosing Integrity (Even When It’s The Difficult Path)

Integrity. This is my new word. It’s the latest commitment I’ve made to myself about who I am and how I want to be in all of the areas of my life. I even wrote about it on the floor of Debi Grilo’s popup yoga studio as we were breaking in the new Practice Yoga Naples space: “I practice… integrity, play, gratitude.” What does integrity mean to…

When It’s Time To Rest, Rest

Looking back on 2017, it’s been a full, wonderful year for me. Professionally, I’ve worked harder than I ever have, which resulted in the most successful year of my career. I became a published writer and subject matter expert in my field and strengthened my industry contacts from South America to Europe. All three of my events had their best year ever (financially and by customer experience), and I’ve created a foundation…

Morning Meditation: Step-By-Step Guide To Success!

A daily mediation practice is essential to living a balanced life that you love! Here’s a step-by-step morning meditation guide to set you up for success! 1. Set your alarm clock to get up 15 minutes earlier. (Meditating will make you more focused and productive throughout the day. You will gain these minutes back with more joyful time later.) Meditating first thing in the morning ensures nothing later in your day…

The Time To Be Happy Is Right Now

I believe in staying in a regular state of inquiry, continually examining all the areas of my life as I change and grow. I ask myself: Am I making decisions based on what I value or because of some external pressure or influence? Are the thoughts that I have about something really true, and can I create space around them to let go of rigidity? Am I living my life with no regrets? Earlier this…

Eight Mama Lessons Learned After Starting My Youngest In Day Care

1. Putting medicine in a glass of chocolate milk with a spoonful of sugar (thank you Mary Poppins) is way easier than chasing my three-year-old around the house for 30 minutes or trying to reason with him why he needs to take it. 2. Halloween candy should always be kept in the house for emergency bribing situations. 3. Baths somehow calm everyone down and change the energy dynamic instantly. 4. Pirate’s Booty…

8 Simple Ways To Instantly Bring More Joy To Your Life

Whether your mood is overall happy right now or you are in a big rut, there is likely room for more joy and satisfaction in your life. Take a minute now to pause and check in. Below are a few of my go-to checkpoints when I am feeling dull. Try these on today, or add each in one day at a time. You’ll notice a shift in your life instantly. Perform a…