As a self-proclaimed productivity nerd, getting LOTS of things done has always been my main goal. But, while reading my current book, The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey, I learned that my (common) way of thinking about productivity isn’t really accurate. Instead, Chris (brilliantly) explains in the book that...
How (and Why) to Make Daily Meditation a Reality
Meditation is defined as the act of engaging "in mental exercise (such as concentration on one's breathing or repetition of a mantra) for the purpose of reaching a heightened level of awareness." And, it is one of the most beneficial (and free) tools to help you create positive change in your life. I know, that sounds like a lofty goal, but look at the evidence from the Mayo Clinic alone:
How Can You Set Healthy Boundaries?
Today I'd like to share some different aspects of your life where you can start to set healthy boundaries with the people and things that may take up the most time in your life...
GUEST POST: The 5 P’s of Life Productivity with Lori Rochino
Do you feel overwhelmed with work-life blending?
While we all have the same 24 hours in a day, being able to use time effectively is a real challenge for many people. With the demands of work and personal life—not to mention digital distractions from phones, texting, social media, and more, it's no wonder we're so stressed out!
Here are five ways to beat overwhelm and give yourself the gift of self-care...
GUEST POST: Finding Self-Love With Lauralee Laquis
Growing up I was very self-aware and knew if I was going to accomplish anything in life I would have to be my own #1 cheerleader. Yet, despite knowing this, I struggled when it came to validating my own self-worth and truly loving me. I simply did not have the tools to practice real self-love.
So, how exactly did I come to realize that my inner dialogue was harmful and false? How did I come to finally understand that I am amazing and that my true essence is soulful and beautiful?
GUEST POST: Negative Self Speak—Breaking The Vicious Cycle with Caroline Poe
Let the words you speak to yourself be kind ones. You will never speak to anyone more than you speak to yourself and the truth is that your thoughts hold so much power.
At any given moment, within my own mind there are a variety of narratives underway. I recently learned how to be more self-aware. One of the results of practicing this is a positive turn in how I speak to myself. In the past I would often reprimand myself for any number of things including:
How to Deal with Real Life When the Unexpected Happens
I sincerely hope you don't have to refer to this article anytime soon, but I do hope this advice on dealing with like when the unexpected happens can be of help to you in some way, if you ever need it.
My Favorite Apps of 2018
Last week, some friends and I began talking about our favorite apps over dinner and today I thought I would do the same with you!
These are my top 5 favorite apps that always manage to keep me organized, focused, and learning:
Make Yourself Your Priority
This Saturday I was fortunate enough to attend MogulX, and my second session of the day was titled “Finding Balance”, led by Health & Wellness Expert, Sophia Roe. Sophia opened up to us about a time in her life where she was most unhappy—and after lots of self-reflection, she realized it was a result of her losing sight of what was really important to her.
And, that led to my big reveal...
August 2018 Wrap-Up
At the start of every month, I collect and review some of my favorite things from the previous month for you! Check out my August 2018 wrap-up...