The Year of Fear. What facing my fears for 365 days taught me.

When I was a teenager I thought facing my fears was something like jumping out of an airplane. But that’s too easy. It’s easy because most people would feel a surge of fear jumping out of an airplane. Not everyone would climb under the covers in fear after sharing a story about how their family downsized houses. Yeah, that happened to me. After I shared our story I was so afraid that I literally hide under my covers for hours. From who? No clue. But the fear was very real. So what kind of fears are you being held back by and what could you accomplish if you were no longer held back? Here’s some inspiration from my Year of Fear.

My Daily Schedule While Homeschooling and Running an Online Business

Never did I ever think I would be someone who thrived in a routine type setting. Although I suppose it seems natural since my brain tends to be all over the place. Having a schedule seems like a necessary thing that prevents my life from being total chaos. While I do not live on a super strict schedule (in my opinion), doing a sort-of time-blocking system has really proven effective for homeschooling while running my own online business from home.

How to Create Your Own Self-Help Routine for Success

There is a ton of information about self-help on the shelves these days. Right? So much so that your mind just might explode from the massive amount of information consumption. What this over-load of info can lead to is people repeatedly trying different tactics and techniques that leave them living in a total state of chaos. So how are you supposed to know what information to try and what self-help strategies just won’t work for you? I’ve broken down some ideas on how to tap into what works for you so you can create your own self-help routine.

Ice Cream for Breakfast and Other Goal Setting Downfalls

A few years ago I got super swept up into the wide-world of goal setting. It all started when I started the blog. I paid for trainings that continually told me to set goals to grow my blow. While I do love this concept and see where the benefits lie, I also found goal setting to be a bottomless pit of despair. That might sound dramatic, but that’s pretty much what it felt like. As I quietly snuck out of the goal-setting culture I began to find that there were others like me and that this whole goal-setting thing can actually lead to so major setbacks. If you’ve been struggling with setting and sticking to your goals, here are some reasons why it might not be working for you.

10 Easy Ways to Start Reading More Books Effectively

While some people aren’t exactly thrilled about being quarantined in their homes during the Covid-19 pandemic, I myself have found an amped-up love for reading. In the last month, I have consumed on average 2 books per week. Check out my Covid reading list. While pandemic life has created more time in my life to allow for this, it has been a revolutionary experience that I don’t plan on stopping any time soon. I want to share the 10 strategies I have found that allow me to not only read more books but to also comprehend and remember them more effectively.

5 Natural Hair Care Treatments and 5 Ingredients to Avoid

There is no denying that there is a push for more cruelty-free and natural hair care products. We’ve become more aware of what’s in our foods and what’s going on our skin, we also need to be more mindful of what we’re placing on our scalps.

I’ve been in salons for many years now and had the privilege of working with quite a few hair care lines. First, I’d like to chat a bit about five ingredients that you want to avoid, and then I’m excited to share five hair care lines that share our personal beliefs of people before product.