Are your goals your own?

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We’re into the second week of the new year. By now the shine on our resolutions is wearing off a little and we’re settling back into our habits and routines. Good or bad, it’s the life we’ve created for ourselves. Read More …

I hope you’ve already broken your resolutions.

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*this post contains affiliate links I hope you’ve already broken your resolutions. In fact, I hope you didn’t make any. Now we can get on with reality and making lasting change. It takes an average of 66 days to establish Read More …

Happy New Year from Mrs. Jones Could Use a Beer!

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I hope you had a fantastic holiday season! I spent Christmas in Wisconsin and Illinois with family, and rang in the New Year here in Tennessee with friends. As much as I love the merriment of it all, I’m always Read More …

9 Ways To Make Spending Christmas With Family Truly Magical

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In case you missed my incredibly helpful post about how to have a stress-free Thanksgiving, I thought I’d provide a new one for all of the festivities you’ll be partaking in throughout the rest of this month and into the new Read More …

How do you find your purpose?

I’ve grappled with the concept or idea of a larger purpose for most of my adult life. What am I here for? What is my calling? What is my life’s purpose and how will I know if I got it Read More …

Give yourself permission to rest and restore this winter.

Have you ever noticed how there’s a subtle yet unspoken sense of importance we place on being busy? It’s glamorized, favored and revered. When someone launches into a long diatribe about their crazy schedule, mile long to do list and Read More …

9 Signs That You May Be Ready For a New Job in 2015

The New Year is here! Consequently, we’re being inundated with ideas about how to make New Year’s resolutions stick and what a great deal we can get at the gym we’ll most likely end up going to twice (is that Read More …

New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Have to be Complicated – Consider This List of 10

New Year's Resolutions - 2015

Every January 1st I convince my husband to start some sort of diet, cleanse, detox or exercise program with me. And every Spring Break, roughly 12-14 weeks later, I suggest we do the same. New Year’s resolutions rarely stick because they’re Read More …

9 Ways To Make Spending the Holidays With Family Truly Magical

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In case you missed my incredibly helpful post about how to have a stress-free Thanksgiving, I thought I’d provide a new one for all of the festivities you’ll be partaking in throughout the rest of this month. This post is particularly helpful Read More …

9 Signs You’re Ready For a New Job in 2015

The end of the calendar year is nearing, which means in a few more weeks we’ll be inundated with ideas about how to make New Year’s resolutions stick and what a great deal we can get at the gym we’ll Read More …