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Using Grit and Grace to Simplify Your Day

Using Grit and Grace to Simplify Your Day

Posted Aug 12th, 2018 in Blog, Owning Your Choices, Overcoming Perfectionism and Failure

I love the saying, 

"Growing old is mandatory, growing up is optional."

As I've been craving rest and play in my day lately.

It's in these...

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Lisa and The Hairy, Scary, Antsy, Very Bad Day

Lisa and The Hairy, Scary, Antsy, Very Bad Day

Posted Jul 29th, 2018 in Testimonials, Blog, Owning Your Choices, Overcoming Perfectionism and Failure

"Get in the shower NOW!" I sternly said through snot and sneezing, As I learned that my son and his friends got into the Ant Killer Spray my husband left on the deck. Allergies blazing like Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, I had enough of this day. CLUNK. "Son of a..." The Muskoka chair my husband was building came apart as he tried to lift it up. I ran over to him, blood running down his head. This is a hairy, scary, antsy, very bad day.

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My

My "SWUS" Game Plan of How I've Lost 5 lbs In A Week

Posted Jul 17th, 2018 in Testimonials, Blog, Confidence, Owning Your Choices, Overcoming Perfectionism and Failure

I'm a business and wellness coach. I KNOW BETTER. I've been 130 lbs, 250 lbs, a size 2, a size 14, but none of that matters.

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My Money Making Mantra

My Money Making Mantra

Posted Jul 3rd, 2018 in Blog, Confidence, Owning Your Choices

I believed money got you the things you wanted, and it does. But money blocks will prevent you from that next level. When I first opened my business, I felt greedy asking for more money and charged peanuts for my services. That led to frustration and burn out.

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How I Went From Hate To Great With Prep

How I Went From Hate To Great With Prep

Posted Jun 28th, 2018 in Owning Your Choices

See here's the thing. When I don't meal prep, I find myself slapping together snacks as a meal (I do love me a good charcuterie board), and feeding my kid pizza on the regular, but then I tell myself, come on lady, you're better than that.

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The 3 Most Powerful Moves You'll Make in Life

The 3 Most Powerful Moves You'll Make in Life

Posted Jun 20th, 2018 in Blog, Confidence, Owning Your Choices

I STILL catch myself green with envy somedays when I look at others, but I know envy, comparison, and assumption isn't a path I want to stay on. In the words of my mentor, Bo Eason, "Players PLAY. Spectators.. well. spectate!" There are 3 big moves you MUST make in your life to get exactly what you want. For me, it was 3rd row (I'm shooting for 1st next time around) at a concert of my dreams. What would it be for you?

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The Curse of

The Curse of "I Already Know That"

Posted Jun 12th, 2018 in Testimonials, Blog, Confidence, Owning Your Choices

I've been an emotional eater for pretty much as long as I can remember. Acting out of impulse and fear. No one wants to raise their hand and own up to that fact that they can't handle their emotions. Me especially. Ask for help? Admit that I don't have it all together! No way! But why the hell shouldn't we?

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From Worry To Wealth

From Worry To Wealth

Posted May 22nd, 2018 in Blog, Confidence, Owning Your Choices, Overcoming Perfectionism and Failure

We worry. That we aren't smart enough. That we don't know enough people. That we aren't fit enough. That we are screwing up our kids. That people are judging us. That our business is a failure. That we don't have enough clients. That we will sound stupid. That we will make a mistake. That we will lose money. All of these potential worries stops us from building the body we want and the business we want.

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The Goodnight Standard: What I Won't Take From My Son

The Goodnight Standard: What I Won't Take From My Son

Posted May 15th, 2018 in Blog, Confidence, Owning Your Choices, Overcoming Perfectionism and Failure

Vulnerability can suck, but it can also be a beautiful way to connect. To let people only see the highlight reel, with social media and statuses and filters is selfish. We expect perfection and if we don't have it, we feel less than. We feel insignificant. But once you've created a dream for your life, you have to expect that you've also created the barriers because you had the courage to let it be known.

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Why

Why "I Can't" is A Forbidden Word in Our Home

Posted Apr 28th, 2018 in Blog, Confidence, Owning Your Choices, Overcoming Perfectionism and Failure

There is a difference between can't and won't. There is a difference between can't and I presently struggle with. In my house, can't is like a bad word. Because words don't have meaning without context. Let me explain.

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