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How to Level Up Your Social Life

~Relationship Wellness~ Is your social life everything you want it to be?  According to Merriam-Webster’s definition: social life is the part of a person’s time spent doing enjoyable things with others.  Do you find yourself wishing your friends were more active, creative, or “fill in the blank”. Do you want to try something new but…

6 Ways to Simplify Your Work Life

~Simple Tips~ 1. Get to Work Early If you are the person who gets to work right in the nick of time or you’re perpetually late, I’m guessing your life is anything but simple. I was perpetually late for both work and social gatherings. I wasn’t super late, but a few minutes never bothered me….

Tiny Habits will Change Your Life

~Slice of Life~ I changed my life, one tiny habit at a time. I know so many people who want to change something in their life and they try do it by making huge sweeping changes that are not often sustainable.  They go on extreme diets after eating nothing but empty calories and fast food….

3 Ways to Get Outdoors for Your Health and Happiness

~Slice of Life~ Studies in recent years have shown that being outdoors is good for us humans. Who would have thought that all our artificial spaces, food, light and materials don’t exactly nourish our wild animal spirits and bodies? We’ve all heard that being outdoors has many benefits. Vitamin D, stress relief, greater perspective on…

3 Ways to Upgrade Your Life this Spring

~Spring Equinox~ Spring is such a promising time of year; full of possibility and anticipation. The main themes or energies we associate with spring are balance, new beginnings, and fertility and we can upgrade our lives by tapping into these spring energies. Working with nature’s rhythms is like floating down the river using the current…

Clear Your Head in 4 Simple Steps

~Coach Spark~ Brain Dump The first thing I recommend to anyone feeling overwhelmed, having repetitive, negative, or unhelpful thoughts, is to do a brain dump. Set aside some quiet time to sit with a pen and paper or journal and just begin writing anything that comes to your mind. Start with anything that’s been bothering…

28 Day Reset

Here is a FREE 28 Day Guide to Reset your Diet & Gut Health. Drop the cravings and the weight…kick-start your health today! I had a rough end to the year health-wise so I decided to create this 28 Day Reset to get back to feeling vital and healthy. Would you like a free copy?…

Simple Steps to Clear the Clutter for Good

~Simple Tips~ How clutter happens and why it sucks the life out of you. If you are a procrastinator or a perfectionist, you probably have clutter. And if we’re honest most of us procrastinate on at least some level. Clutter happens when you delay a decision about what to do with an item. You don’t…

Create Positive Change in Your Life Using Retrospectives

~Coach Spark~ What went well, what didn’t, and what will I do differently? The above three questions together are what is called a retrospective, defined as looking back on or dealing with past events or situations. The key here though, is that final question. What will I do differently? This allows us to take action…

6 Tips for Actually Reaching Your Goals

~Simple Tips~ I find that I’m very good at choosing my goals, deciding what I need to do to get there, but I sometimes flounder after that. How do I keep the momentum going? How do I keep the goals in the forefront of my everyday so I’m actually working toward them? I realize my…

10 Things for a Good Life

~Simple Tips~ 1. Take Action “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao Tzu No matter how small. Take action today toward something you want. Write that post Make that phone call Get out your sketchbook 2. Practice “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act,…

Letting Yourself Down is a Habit

~Coach Spark~ Here’s How to Change in 3 Simple Steps Do you say things like, I’m never going to eat sugar again and then eat the first cupcake that is available to you? Do you say to yourself… I’m going to start a work out routine, and then on day 2 you don’t feel like…

A Summer Schedule

Slice of Life Why should I adjust my schedule for summer? Okay, here is the deal. Lately I’ve been finding myself at the end of the week realizing that I did not once look at my planner. Which means I let go and some things didn’t get done as I had meticulously planned. The worst…

How to Implement Self-Help Ideas in Your Life

~Coach Spark~ Many people are getting interested in self-help these days, but one thing I see happening is people read all the stuff but don’t actually take any action in their lives.  The reading, the learning, the studying of self-help topics and philosophies doesn’t have any impact if you don’t then take the necessary actions…

Staycation

A Slice of Life This month in the US we celebrate Memorial Day; we celebrate all of our military and especially those who died in service to our country. Here in Michigan it’s the unofficial launch of summer. Many of us are unsure how we will be celebrating and spending our summer vacations due to…

3 Ways Down Shifting Healed My Frazzled Brain

Coach Spark I don’t know about you all, but when I first started staying home due to Corona Virus, it took quite some time for my mind to shift down. But now that it has I am reaping the rewards; I feel amazing and my mind is healing. This is what I’ve changed. 1. Quit…

8 Steps to Cultivate Your Ideal Minimal Wardrobe

A Slice of Life: An ideal minimal wardrobe is not a specific number of items, it’s meant to be a wardrobe that is not excessive yet has your back when you need it. Do you have the appropriate thing to wear for the situation and is it clean? That’s it, it’s not rocket science.  I…

4 Tips for Dealing with Clutter

Simple Tips: 1. Find a place for everything. If you have an item (or items) that seems to float from place to place, never finding a home, it’s probably clutter. Let it go. This is a great place to start de-cluttering. Put everything away first, round up all the floating stuff and purge it, then…

4 Ways to Utilize Free Time

Simple Tips: If you are home social distancing, you have probably discovered a lot more free time on your hands. Something I think most of us have craved for quite some time. Make sure not to let this time slip through your fingers, here are four tips to help you. 1. Create a New Schedule…

Yearly Goal Planning

January is a good month for setting up the rest of the year, I plan to use the month of January to set goals and really get clear on what I want to accomplish. This year I have decided I’m not going to rush this process. I’m going to use this entire month to really lay…

Goals

In the distant past the closet I came to goal setting was writing a bucket list and even that was super rare. I didn’t really have goals and if I did they were more like pipe dreams. I look back and wonder how I ever accomplished anything as a young woman. More recently, I got…

Bucket List

I think it’s likely that everyone has a bucket list even if it is only in your head. I do, however, have mine written down. I don’t often refer to it but when I do I usually get to check off a few items that I have completed. I usually remove items that I no longer…

Travel List

The photo above was from a hike I did in Alaska with my husband. It was beautiful beyond words. If you like the rugged beauty of untouched land then get yourself to Alaska. When it comes to travel, in my life I have been blessed with a husband who in his job has the ability…

My Planner

I am currently using a pre-printed planner that has a month page and then week pages following the month. The planner I currently have is from freedommastery.com. I will be honest and tell you I bought it because it was in the format that I prefer and it has a metallic pink cover. It was…

To Do List

I am a list person, as I know many of you probably are too. At one time I had a list for everything, music, books, even karaoke songs (okay I still have a list for that), but I have minimized the amount of things I feel compelled to keep track of. I now keep my…




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