• NEW 1MINUTE2MOTIVATE SERIES

    January 3, 2018
    NEW 1MINUTE2MOTIVATE SERIES

    So there was Christmas and then 3 days later was my 40th birthday. For the first time in a long time I was actually looking forward to the holidays. I had plans of relaxation with the kids and family. No stressful holiday travel. Just some

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    A SOLDIER'S CHRISTMAS POEM

    December 19, 2017
    A SOLDIER'S CHRISTMAS POEM

    Originally I wasn't going to post to the blog this week. There's so much hustle and bustle this time of year. I know I'm busy, you're busy, and not many people slow down to read things like a blog post about an ornament. But the story

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    MY SUICIDE NOTE

    November 28, 2017
    MY SUICIDE NOTE

    I'm not very good at writing these types of posts. Transparency is not my forte. Growing up, my family was never the type of people who wore their hearts on their sleeves. When I became a mother I vowed to be different, but it doesn't come

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    NOVEMBER GRATITUDE JOURNAL CHALLENGE

    Last week I briefly mentioned that the holidays and I went through an emotional downward spiral together. What was supposed to be the 'most wonderful time of the year' had turned into my personal, hellish nightmare. I shared that one of the

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    FREE PRINTABLE: HOLIDAY EXPECTATIONS

    I used to love everything about the holidays. Then I became a single mom and a business owner. After that, the holidays lost their magic for me. I was poor, stressed, overworked, and felt guilty for not being the 'perfect' mother for my

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    TOP 5 REGRETS OF THE DYING

    November 2, 2017
    TOP 5 REGRETS OF THE DYING

    Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives and listening to their regrets. "When questioned about any regrets they had or anything

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