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It’s Time to Put On Your Blinders and Achieve Your Goals

It’s Time to Put On Your Blinders and Achieve Your Goals

A few days before the Kentucky Derby I took the girls to Churchill Downs to watch the horses train. While there we had some family with us that knows a lot about horses and they taught the girls some things. One of those things was that the horses wear blinders so they won’t get distracted by the horses running near them. This was pretty interesting to me so I did a little research and quickly realized how great it would…

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Knowing When to Open the Door and When to Close It

Knowing When to Open the Door and When to Close It

Do you know you want a change, but aren’t sure what it is? I know exactly how that feels because I have been there before. Maybe you want to leave your current job, but don’t know what else you would want to do. Or, maybe you want to shake things up a little in your life, but don’t know what to try. It’s a tough place to be in. Here’s what NOT to do Do NOT be afraid to take…

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Feel Like You’re Barely Afloat? Find a Life Preserver

Feel Like You’re Barely Afloat? Find a Life Preserver

Do you feel the weight of your worries, struggles, and burdens are barely keeping you afloat? Like it takes all your energy just to get your nose and mouth above the water to breathe before it takes you under. Find your Life Preserver My husband is 3 years into his cancer journey being a young father of three. Watching his health take a toll on his body and spirits, is heartbreaking. We are blessed with a very awesome support system…

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Quit Acting Like You’re Not Good at Anything

Quit Acting Like You’re Not Good at Anything

Ok, this might come across a little harsh, but I think it’s important to say—QUIT ACTING LIKE YOU AREN’T GOOD AT ANYTHING! There I said it. This is a common trend that I notice in people, especially women. I think there are several different reasons we act like this, but it honestly doesn’t matter, we need to stop. Why you act like you aren’t good at anything So, here are the reasons why I think we do this. Feel free…

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Lessons Learned in 33 Years

Lessons Learned in 33 Years

Well, tomorrow is my birthday and I will be turning 34. To some of you reading this that will seem old and to others, it will seem young, and that’s ok. My age doesn’t really matter for what I want to share today. I am approaching entering this new year of my life sort of like I prepare for New Year’s Day. I am reflecting on the past year and thinking about what is to come this year. This has…

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For Those Days When You Feel Like You Aren’t Enough and You Just Don’t Fit

For Those Days When You Feel Like You Aren’t Enough and You Just Don’t Fit

Today as I was scrolling through Facebook (something I waste WAY too much time doing) I saw a post that caught my attention. A woman had posted “Anyone ever feel like they just don’t fit?”. What do you think the response was? Tons of women could identify with her. The comments were things like “all the time”, “YES!”, and “every day”. And, my heart broke. I can totally relate to this feeling and this is why Stuck in Your Rut…

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