Blank Slate Day

The first day of the month is one of my favorite days.  I call it my “Blank Slate Day” because it’s when I start again with a clean slate and think about how I wish for the upcoming month to unfold. This is how I do my Blank Slate day: 1.  Find a little uninterrupted time {yes, it’s doable!} {and sometimes I’ll celebrate it on the 2nd or 3rd day of the month...
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A glimpse into my friend’s story

My last few posts have been about “story” and as I continue this series, I’m going to add in a couple of things from my past chapter {past company (The DearBook Co.), that is}.  I wrote a monthly newsletter to go along with my album design business, and the reader favorite was definitely the monthly spotlights where I’d chat with a special friend about four {of my...
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YOUR Story: Who’s writing it?

  “Your life is the most important story you will ever tell, and you’re telling it right now whether you know it or not.” Jim Loehr, The Power of Story Why is your “story” crucial? Our stories have a tremendous impact {in a really good OR really not-so-good way} on each of our lives. My hope for this post is to provide a bit more awareness to this topic by...
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Your Story: What are you doing with it?

The start of a new year is a time many of us spend reflecting back and looking forward. I am reminded of an all-time favorite quote which comes from Annie Dilliard:  “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” These “days” – the yesterdays, this moment, and the tomorrows – compose our story. And this will be the topic of my January blog...
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Surround yourself with what you love: STYLE

While style may not make quite as deep of an impact as what we do and who we’re with, don’t underestimate it’s power! It can add sparkle to the ho-hum, day-to-day which can have some pretty awesome affects on everything from your mood to your well-being. {It’s all connected!} When most of us think of style, we think: fashion {and hair, makeup, accessories}.  But style is...
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Surround yourself with what you love: WORK

Moving the Surround Yourself with What You Love series to our work environment:  Whether you work in an office full of people or by yourself in a home office, our work environment {workspace, people, what we actually do} plays a big role in our lives.  Here, we’ll look at these three components and how you can add a little bit more of what you love to each. YOUR WORK SPACE Order plays a...
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