Time for a life system tuneup! 3 warning signs to watch for

I don’t know about you, but sometimes there are days when shiz just seems to be going SIDEWAYS. Maybe it’s Mercury in Retrograde. Maybe it’s just having a bad day… But when it starts happening A LOT? Well, it’s most likely a sign that the systems you’re using in your life are broken. By “life systems” I mean how you go about your day. Most people generally h...

How to Apply the “Marathon Mindset” to Avoid Burnout

You know how they say Oprah has the same 24 hours in a day that you do? Well, that’s true… but she also has A LOT of help to make her as successful as she is. Her energy seems endless!  I mean, if you’re as ambitious as Oprah, you have to have stamina, am I right? Maybe you aren’t interested in building as big of an empire as Oprah… But you WOULD like to mai...

3 secrets your phone is hiding – and how to use them to manage time better

Your phone has secrets…   And for once, they’re not in your photos. The secrets I’m talking about are all the hidden gems inside your phone that you can use to manage your time better and stress less. I’m sharing three of my favorite productivity phone tricks today, and at the very end, I’ll give you an extra hack to try – one that brings them all together. ...

My week with Amy Poehler* and Stu McLaren

Do you love Amy Poehler as much as I do? Not only is she one funny lady, but she’s also pretty wise. I stumbled across this quote from her today… "Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life." – Amy Poehler So true!  For me, this quote applies to every aspect of my life: work, personal, sp...

Why Monday morning is the WORST time to start a new habit

  Everyone always wants to start new habits on Monday. What’s up with that? I’ve been guilty of it too. Maybe it’s that you intend to create a new habit but want to give yourself the space to live in the “bad place” for just a little bit longer. You know... one more weekend... Or maybe it’s that you are still working yourself up to making change. Because cha...

“I’m so tired…” a story with a happy ending

It’s mid-September.  How did THAT happen? Wasn’t it only March 14 years ago? For me, it all started a few weeks ago when I had to make a super fast (annnnnd stressful!) decision about my daughter’s school situation. Online… in person… some sort of hybrid deal? It was a lot. I mean, it still is.  If you’re feeling like you’re on a rollercoaster with a loose b...

A rant about (dumb) lists that stress you out…

Are you tired of lists that sound compelling but don’t actually teach you anything new?    You know what I’m talking about… The 3 secrets to build a million-dollar business overnight… The 10 must-have items for social media success… 101 ways to wow your customers... They. are. everywhere. You get stoked to get the inside scoop and then… it’s all fluff.  That...

This unexpected marketing hack will reignite your biz

I have got a MAJOR scoop for you today. I’m sharing the ONE THING that, by implementing into my biz, allowed me to grow my email list AND make money while doing it. And you can do it too. This marketing hack is… digital mini courses. Now, before your anxiety spikes thinking about how much work this is, or all the reasons why there’s no way in the world YOU c...

Grow Your Email List + Make Money Too

Friends, 2020 has been quite the year.  I know you feel it too.  My biz has not been “business as usual.” My kids’ school situation is definitely not “business as usual.” Which means life is not “business as usual.” And it’s a lot. You know what’s gotten me through? Taking action. For me, that meant taking a good look at what I was offering in my business. A...

Hey Biz Owner: Do This To Achieve Your Dreams - With Special Guest Michelle Poler

What would you do if you had a mindset hack that helped you overcome fear? What would change in your day-to-day life and biz if you didn’t let fear stop you from achieving your goals? It’s exciting to think about.  And it’s totally possible. It’s what we’re covering on today’s episode. Which is a very special one.  Because I’m guessing you’ve been stopped be...

5 Hacks To Save You Some Time

Who doesn’t need more time or space in their life?  I think we all feel a little pressed for time here and there.  This week’s episode has 5 hacks that are gonna save you some time.  In other words, these are things you can start implementing right away -- like right after you read this! -- to create a little more space in your life.  These are perfect for y...

5 Tips To Start and Grow The Online Business You've Been Wanting

Raise your hand if “grow an online biz” has been on your To Do list for awhile.  I’ve been growing my biz online for years.  While the tactics and strategies change, you know something that stays consistent? The fact that the online space is THE place to be if you want to have a  business long term. There’s no better time than now to start a business.  Or to...

What if You Could Say BYE to Self-Doubt for Good?

Do you ever find yourself struggling with self-doubt? I think we all do to some extent. If you ask yourself questions like:  “Where should I start?” or  “What should I do next?” Or “Can I really do this?”  Or, if you have thoughts like:  “I’m not good enough” or  “I always make these kinds of mistakes” …  Keep reading... The thing with self-doubt is -- it’s ...

Destress Without Food (Here’s How)

I wonder if you can relate to this scenario: You’re feeling triggered. Maybe someone said something upsetting to you.  You had a negative experience.  Or you remembered something stressful. Whatever it is, it puts a dent in your day. So. You find yourself reaching for that hidden bar of chocolate. Or a glass of wine. Ok mine is always a vegan one from Plant ...

How to Handle Most Anything With 3 Simple Thoughts

Have you ever thought...: “Ugh, why should I even try?”?   I mean, I know when you’re constantly working to improve yourself, it can be challenging not to focus on perfection.    You may feel like if you can’t do it perfectly, it’s not worthing doing.   Maybe you even consider not doing it perfectly a  failure.   So, instead of taking that risk, you avoid do...

My Best Hacks for Handling Work Stress

If you had to rate yourself on a scale of 1 to 10 as to how well you cope with stress in your work environment, what would your rating be? The truth is: work is complicated. There are multiple levels of stress. These can range from pressure to get your work done (and done well), to navigating different personalities... not to mention the pressure you put on ...

The Connection Between Mangoes & Mental Health

I’ve got a question for you -- do you believe it’s possible to relax even when you’re stressed?   I think there’s a common belief that stress and relaxation are polar opposites.   That you can’t relax at all until you’ve gotten your stress under control.   I’m here to tell you that’s counterintuitive.    Wondering why I say that?   Here’s why -- if you never...

The Best Way to Show Up For Yourself

Do you ever have that kind of day? You know the one.   Days when you would rather stay in bed. Or ignore all the calls. Or not show up in your business.   It’s easy to give in to those days, and convince yourself you need a rest. You might be thinking: “I deserve a break.”   I get it. I have those thoughts too.   (Psst- I’ve got a surprise for you at the end...

Four Hacks For A More Consistent Life

Raise your hand if you’re someone who is consistently inconsistent.   Seems like something to laugh about, right?   But it’s true! How many times have you said to yourself - I’d be at my weight loss goal by now or I’d be closer to my business goals right now if I could just stick with it?   Which is code for saying -- I need help consistently being consisten...

There’s a Secret to Consistency. Curious What It Is?

What if I told you there was one thing that was the key to your success?   Whether it’s something you’re trying to achieve in your life, or in your biz.   It’s a word you’ve heard before. Probably hundreds of times.    The word is (drumroll please) consistency. Did your eyes roll a little when I said that?   Consistency is something we love to hate, isn’t it...