Everything in your home should follow the fork’s example. If you find a fork in the bathroom you immediately know it’s in the wrong place. And you immediately know where it’s supposed to be. In fact, everyone in your home would know the fork is out of place. If everything in your home had a place to live like that, you would find it so much easier to keep your home together and stop chasing your tail.
My clients have major issues with laundry. My friends have major issues with laundry. Almost everyone I know except myself and my mom suffers from lingering laundry syndrome. What is lingering laundry syndrome? LLS is a condition of perpetual laundry. It's where laundry always lingers around. There is always some form of laundry task beckoning you. … Continue reading Lingering Laundry Syndrome (LLS)
We will continue this game. Positivity and encouragement are contagious. Furthermore, the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon tells us that as we start looking for these pause & applause moments we will actually notice them more. The more good you focus on, the more good you'll have to focus on. We are also reinforcing and rewarding awesome behavior. It's a cycle of awesome.
I just couldn't take it anymore! I drug all of their stuff out of their room and downstairs. I created a budget for them to buy their own stuff back. This entire concept reinforces the idea of wanting what you already have. It was a lesson in gratitude and abundance.
Just like your home, your schedule might be in need of some deep cleaning. You might have somethings that are growing cobwebs or collecting dust. You might have some things that need to be thrown out in the trash. There might even be something exciting you can add in like a fresh bouquet of flowers. Either … Continue reading Spring cleaning your schedule
In his latest sermon series on habits, Pastor Craig Groeschel talks about flossing (as in oral hygiene, not dancing). According to him, it’s the main discipline he set into place years ago that has had the biggest domino effect on other disciplines in his life. In the beginning, it gave him the confidence that he … Continue reading One Habit To Rule Them All
HAPPY NEW YEAR! I AM SO EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THIS! I've spent the last year putting together all the tools and tricks of what has worked for me, my clients and my mentors into a book. I also spent last year getting my certification as a Life Coach. The next step is what this post … Continue reading Big Girl Panties Academy
There are two things that make me sooooo much less of a nice human. One is having to repeat myself. MUCH, much worse though is when I'm running late.
It is not a pretty picture. It is behaviour unbecoming. I'm not proud of how it changes me as a mom, as a wife, even as a driver on the road.
Knowing that it's like the Mr. Hyde juice to my Dr. Jekyll, the Hulk serum to my Bruce Banner, I've made some modifications in our lives so I can stay away from the dark side.
Happy Sunday! I hope you're having a great day! On Sunday's, I like to do alllll the planning for the week while I'm calm, relaxed and happy. Before I sit down with my hubby for our marriage meeting, I get my own things in line. Want to take a peek at my plan? Maybe it … Continue reading Sunday planning: How + Worksheet
This weekend I checked myself into rehab. Not that kind of rehab. No, I checked myself into a hotel room where I'd spend the next 48 hours alone if I chose. I'd spend time quiet, contemplative. Mostly, I'd spend time doing what I want. I've got a line in my book that says: Moms fantasize about … Continue reading Going solo