The Things We Choose

The Things We Choose

This life is full of choices – from no-brainers to paths less traveled and hard decisions. I was thinking about this in the shower the other day (because all good brain blasts happen in the…

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One hour earlier…

One hour earlier…

You’ve gotta commit 100%. This has been on my mind + heart a lot lately. Commitment. Persistance. Dedication. Discipline. All things that I *typically* can muster up in the moment, especially since I’m a pretty…

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“JUST is Just Right.”

“JUST is Just Right.”

Do you remember the story of Goldilocks and the three little bears? ICYMI (aka, in case you missed childhood? Ha!), a little girl named Goldilocks stumbled upon a cottage in the woods – which just…

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“I am a Fire.”

“I am a Fire.”

That’s right – I am A fire. Not “I am ON fire,” but I am the freaking fire. Personally, I feel on fire after this weekend; I spent it in Dallas, Texas at Rachel Hollis’ RISE…

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“Give Yourself Space.”

“Give Yourself Space.”

Whoa, this post is timely. I woke up this morning and needed this exact message myself, so I hope it hits at least one of you on the right heartstring, too.  Do you ever have…

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Just Push Up.

Just Push Up.

Olivia is thiiiiiiis close to full-blown crawl mode. Girlfriend can commando-crawl like a soldier and is the fastest scoocher on the block, but she’s yet to put two-and-two together (or, arms + legs together) for that…

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“I Am My Next Choice.”

“I Am My Next Choice.”

Happy Monday, friends. It’s been a hot sec since we Monday Mantra’d up in here, so let’s chat choices, shall we? I got to thinking about this as I chowed down on some Cheetos last…

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Coming Up Thorns

Coming Up Thorns

**This post was originally published last year, but I’m bringing it back since it’s a relevant, timely message that I think we could all benefit from hearing again with Easter right around this weekend’s corner.…

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“I am in the Now.”

“I am in the Now.”

Happy Monday, friends. I’m coming in hot after a religious retreat this past weekend, so I still feel high on the Holy Spirit – praise the Lord! Today’s Monday Mantra comes from one of the biggest…

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The 3 Types of To-Do Lists you Need to Truly Change your Life

The 3 Types of To-Do Lists you Need to Truly Change your Life

Ah, to-do lists. If you’re anything like me, you know ’em, you lovelovelove ’em, you use ’em like the Bible or oxygen. But for the longest time, I was G-U-I-L-T-Y of making the crappiest to-do…

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“New Day, New Me”

“New Day, New Me”

Here we are in February, after a January that was approximately 18 months long. How we doing on those Resolutions??? (Here are 7 ~keepable~ goals to add to your list, for a truly happier year!).…

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From the CURowd: Bible Verses for Strength + Peace

From the CURowd: Bible Verses for Strength + Peace

Somewhere down the line, Mondays got a bad rap. We know it, we feel it – we’ve got Monday Mantras for it. 😉 But sometimes, we’ve just got bad days. Monday or not, sometimes, sh*t…

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“If not now, WHEN?”

“If not now, WHEN?”

Happy MONDAY, friends! Back at it again with a #MondayMantra to kickoff this week strong, since I’m sure we could all use a hard dose of positivity + pump up to dive into the first…

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7 Keepable Resolutions to Actually Make you Happier in Life

7 Keepable Resolutions to Actually Make you Happier in Life

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! Can you actually believe that it’s 2019?! CRAY. Let’s chat for a hot sec about this whole “New Year’s Resolutions” thing. They’re great, in theory. Y’all know I’m as Type A as…

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“Create Your Own Joy.”

“Create Your Own Joy.”

On November 25th, I was “mom shamed” for the first time. If you follow along on Instagram, you already know the drill. But to quickly catch us all up, I posted a picture on my Instagram…

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“Wherever you go, there you are.”

“Wherever you go, there you are.”

Happy MONDAY. Coming Up Roses comin’ atcha…NOT from a hospital bed, praise the sweet Lord baby Jesus. But comin’ atcha from mandatory “bed rest.” I said it before, I’ll say it here, and I’m sure I’ll…

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“Unbalance the Scale” (For recovering perfectionists…)

“Unbalance the Scale” (For recovering perfectionists…)

A few weeks ago, I found myself reading Abbie’s guest post for recovering perfectionists (hello, this is me) and she hit the nail so far on the head it split straight through the wood of…

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“Slay your Goliath.”

“Slay your Goliath.”

Happy Monday! Let’s break it down for storytime before diving into this week’s Monday Mantra…“Slay your Goliath.” Back in the day, there was to be a battle between the Philistines and the Israelites. The Philistines…

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“Reset, Refocus, Restart.”

“Reset, Refocus, Restart.”

Back at it again with a #MondayMantra – cos it’s Monday, and we need a Mantra to start this week strong amiright??? (Right.) If you’re in the CURowd and caught last night’s CURation (hey hey…

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How to Dreamline your Life

How to Dreamline your Life

Hello from DA BEACH! How was your 4th of July??? For the first time in a long time, I feel like I’ve been on true ~vacation mode~. I’ve been pretty MIA on Instastories, haven’t posted…

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