• Journaling

    Journaling: Why It’s Beneficial & How to Start

    If you have ever thought that journaling just isn’t for you, or you don’t think that you would get anything out of keeping a journal … or, heck, maybe you do want to start a journal, but have no idea how to go about it … this post is for you. I have been a journaler since grade school, when an older friend gave me my first diary as a birthday gift. Nowadays, journaling is a practice I can’t live without. There are so many benefits to keeping a journal! To name just a few of my own personal favorites: SELF-AWARENESS You can start to see patterns in your behavior,…

  • Christian Living

    Remembering My Source When I Need Direction

    If anyone ever told you that choosing self-employment was easy… they lied! I will say one thing, though: It is definitely character-building! For many, many years, now, I’ve had the deep desire to be an Entrepreneur — to be my own boss, make my own rules, set my own schedule. My grandpas — both on my mom’s side, and on my dad’s side — were entrepreneurs; a couple of my uncles are, too; and so is my sister. So I like to say that Entrepreneurship is “in my blood”. In 2013, I finally got the opportunity to pursue this dream of self-employment. And, while my business model has transitioned several…

  • Leveling Up

    How to Hang On When You’re Tired

    Do you ever just get so tired of trying to move forward? Do you have times where you’ve gone at things with such intensity for so long and, all-of-a-sudden, it hits you and you feel bone-weary? I do, too.   I’ve got a feisty, stubborn, independent spirit, so I tend to fight long and hard for what I believe in, and/or am passionate about. Yet, every now and then, I hit a wall, and I just cannot summon the strength to keep going. Can you relate? I’m not saying that I’ll give up entirely. Definitely not! But I think that life has a way of telling us that it’s time…