Minor Inconveniences II

How many times do you let a minor inconvenience stop you from doing what you said you were going to do?Imagine this: Your alarm goes off. You're comfy under your blanket and you don't want to get out of bed to get dressed to go workout like you said you were going to do. You're…

How to Not Make Yourself Wrong

"Don't make yourself wrong." - Mel RobbinsRead some of my older posts and you'll see I'm a total Mel Robbins groupie and that her coaching has changed how I think and see things. During January/February she did a free mindset reset program to kickoff 2019. Because it isn't a program you do on a timeline…

Start With What You Know

I have the privilege of reading a free advance copy of "Finding God's Life for My Will: His Presence is the Plan" by Tenth Avenue North's lead singer, Mike Donehey, thanks to his launch team at WaterBrook & Multnomah. Towards the end of chapter one, he says something so simple yet profound, "I went with…

Consistency is Key

Today's blog is coming out a bit later than usual. Partly it's because I was feeling lazy this weekend and decided to waste my brain away watching Netflix. Also partly because I didn't have anything to say. But, alas, having nothing to say is how I came up with what to say today.I believe in…

{Imposter Syndrome}

You're an imposter and you know it. Why do you even pretend to know what you're doing? Everybody knows you don't belong here and even if they think you do, they'll soon find out you are out of your element... - Sincerely, Your Thoughts Imposter Syndrome. If we are trying new things we have probably…

How to Move From Fear to Courage

Action defeats fear. Simple.Simple until your heart is beating faster than you thought possible. But, even with pounding hearts, we can find a way to step into courage. We may not realize it, but it's super easy to think ourselves out of doing something because we have created a story in our minds on how…

5 Ways to Bask in Gratitude

What are you grateful for? There have been many studies on the positive effects of gratitude including its effect on happiness, sleep, and quality of life.  When things become hard or frustrating it's easy to forget to be grateful for the things and people in our lives. It's important we develop ways in which to…

The Obstacle is the Way

(Sometimes a book will come along that changes the way you see things. The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials Into Triumph by Ryan Holiday is one of those books. If you haven't read it, I highly recommend you do.) We color our world with the thoughts, beliefs, and stories we tell ourselves.…