When Getting Burned Out Is a Good Thing

As strong, driven women who are bold enough to step into leadership roles, we work our butts off to succeed. But as time goes by, we often fear that if we pause, we’ll fall asleep at the wheel. Unfortunately, this attitude can cause you to miss out on the opportunity to live a truly incredible life. Rather than running from feelings of burnout, you should follow them....more
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Rated R fridge art as diet motivation

Oh did you think I was going to show you the goods? "You're going to want to remember this," she said, wielding her beast of a camera as I posed in glittered heels and...more

How To Stay Motivated At Work

Let’s face it – there are times when you are working and just don’t feel like it.  It could be due to a tough assignment, reduction in force at work, redundant assignments or less than sexy assignments.  Either way – you don’t want to be there and would rather do something else.Here are a few tips to help you keep your head in the game as being bored as work can be daunting....more

Time is Running Out: How to Motivate Yourself to do Your Taxes

We’re in the home stretch here with only a couple of weeks between now and April 15th left to get our taxes filed and submitted in. And with that impending deadline comes the sudden ability to revert back to our high school tendencies of putting off that final paper until the night before, or, on occasion, morning of its due date. Though we’d like to think our juvenile school habits are behind us, tax season can be the perfect excuse to procrastinate like it’s 1994....more

Walking on Wednesday ~ Life is Like......

I have been taking so many pictures these days....more

You Just Have to Eat Right

Being fit isn’t about eating less, & losing weight isn’t about eating less. It is all about eating RIGHT. Foods that fuel the body; healthy fats, low gi carbs, lean proteins These are the types of foods that fuel our systems to the best potential. ...more

What skinny looks like now

I’m one of you, the moms with the post-pregnant bodies where perky bottoms have given way to saggy behinds and boobs that have followed suite unless filled with milk. But where many women I know are trying to lose their pregnancy weight, I am trying to gain back some.No, I’m not actually all that lucky....more

How do I get my groove back?

I am going through a pretty happy phase at the moment.  I'm in a good, happy mood....more
I had the same EXACT thing happen.  I don't think I have much for suggestions, since I'm still ...more

Is Your Glass Half Full?

Creating a sense of gratitude might be the most fulfilling thing you can do for yourself.  We can call on gratitude at the most inopportune times.  When things are not going as well as expected, gratitude can turn things around.  When your perspective needs to be checked, take inventory and surprisingly you might find things on your list you have forgotten about. It becomes about what you have, not what you do not have…So, what can gratitude do for you?...more

How to trick yourself into being productive

I’m lazy. Very lazy. Well, sometimes. Other times, I’m the Energizer Bunny on amphetamines.The laziness conveniently sneaks in when it’s time for housework, awkward phone calls, and generally anything else I don’t want to do.Why I had to get productive, and fast....more