Surprising Myself

If you’d asked six months ago if I’d ever consider being an Uber Driver, I’d have said ‘Oh, heck no!’.  Amazingly, now it’s a fun part of my life.  It all started with a challenge to surprise myself. Read the whole story here.

Help Kids Make Smart Choices

If you didn’t teach your children the process of making a decision when they were younger, it’s not too late. It’s better to teach them now before they leave home than their having to deal with unpleasant consequences as young adults. You may want to role play with them to teach them the process. Read […]

How Bullet Journaling makes my life simpler

If I were to name one thing that makes my busy life as a homeschooling, blogging mom of 7 easier, it would be this: my beloved Bullet Journal. A little over a year ago I began keeping a Bullet Journal and it’s become a daily – no, a several times daily – habit. I wrote […]

How a Food Journal Helps You Stay On Your Diet

Over a year ago, I began keeping a food journal. I was experiencing some nagging health issues and suspected that certain foods were a trigger. Meanwhile, I began an eating plan called TrimHealthyMama in order to lose stubborn pregnancy weight after my 7th child was born. What I discovered is that keeping a food journal […]

Kick Anxiety To The Curb

Why would a top shelf Business Coach like Nicole Dean write about Anxiety? First, I’ve noticed that a lot of my friends that I network with that have online businesses have suffered from either depression or anxiety or like me, both. So, I know there are plenty of you out there. I oftentimes wonder if this […]

Why moms need self-discipline

We parents know that helping our kids develop self-discipline will help them to be happier and more successful adults. But what it the key was to start with ourselves? If we’re having trouble keeping our cool or meeting personal goals, maybe creating a few rules and habits could help us gain willpower. Read more here.

Homeschooling: on doing what works for you

Homeschooling parents have a dizzying array of educational philosophies and curriculum to choose from. It’s easy, especially as a new home educator, to lose confidence when presented with new ways of doing things. Learning how to “take what you want and leave the rest” is essential to your peace of mind and productivity as a […]

Break Your Energy Draining Habits

The problem with low energy is that it makes it incredibly difficult to put anything into action. If you have very low energy, then the chances of you being able to commit to a new training program, to a new diet or to a new lifestyle are relatively slim. Motivation is unfortunately predicated on energy, […]

You Have A Beautiful Future Waiting For You

What you do in meditation creates energy, creates realities that can then manifest in the physical world.  It’s the old mystical adage that thoughts become things, that physical reality is actually frozen thought.  Quantum physics has demonstrated repeatedly that physical matter is actually energy, that it vibrates at a frequency where it appears to be solid, but it’s […]

Cultivating Patience in an Impatience World

I use to think I was a very patient person.  Maybe I was many years ago.  But as I evaluate myself honestly and realize I am wondering why this page is taking so long to load or why is someone writing such a long message when it could have been said in a few words […]