Tag: motivation

Patience

My house is on the market and it feels like I have been living in limbo for the past few months. I like stability and all this uncertainty has created a sense of impatience in me. I am impatiently waiting

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Groundhog’s day

groundhogs day

Today is my anniversary to my husband from whom I am divorcing. Today is also groundhog’s day. This made me think of the movie groundhog’s day. In the movie, Bill Murray’s character Phil is forced to relive groundhog’s day over

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I call BS

Lately my creative engines have stalled. I spent a lot of time scrolling through the internet searching for “inspiration.” I spent a lot of time wondering why my creativity felt like it had seized up. And finally the answer revealed

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Hard Stuff

hard stuff

In these past few months I have dealt with the birth of my second baby, discovering my husband’s infidelity, going through the divorce process and learning how to live life as a single mom. This has been hard, hard stuff.

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GRIT

Sometimes it can seem like the people we admire got where they are because they are lucky. However, in reality there is usually a lot of hard work behind that success. I was reminded of that the other day when

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The beginning

getting excited about getting started

I started working on my second book with the goal of being done by February 2017. But now as I dig into the writing process and start my research I feel like this insurmountable load of work is standing in

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Feeling Unmotivated

Hello! I’ve missed you! I’ve beenĀ feeling pretty crappy lately. Not at all like myself. And its for a great reason– I’m pregnant! But this lack of motivation has been weighing heavily on my shoulders. With my first pregnancy I felt

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Making Progress

Hi Guys! Hope you are having a great week! I have been feeling awesome lately! Facing my fears by creating my facebook page gave me courage to try to face other fears in my life: I posted my first video

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What Excuses Are Standing in Your Way?

We all have excuses, some excuses are valid and some are not, but did you know you could have subconscious excuses too? Subconscious excuses are the ones that you don’t really think about explicitly, but they stop you from doing

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Finiding Inspiration (For Fitness Instructors)

Hey guys! Hope you have been having a great week! I just got back from vacation (re-cap posts to follow). I wanted to write a little about finding inspiration and staying motivated. As a group fitness instructor I am constantly

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