What is THRIVING, really?

What is THRIVING, really?

What does THRIVE mean to you? It’s a question we ask every THRIVE podcast guest to close out an episode, and one that’s shocked the heck out of me to date, because in nearly 100…

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What’s a BLISS LIST + what’s on mine!

What’s a BLISS LIST + what’s on mine!

TGIF friends – we did it! We’ve completed the first full week of the brand spankin’ new year. Cue the scene in Elf… YOU DID IT!!!! Congratulations. First week of 2022. Great job everybody! It’s…

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5 Therapy Thoughts

5 Therapy Thoughts

As I sit back to catch a breath after the undeniable ~chaos~ that the beginning of the holiday season brings (and the holiday hustle from Cyber Week), I realize it’s been a hot sec since…

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Rest is where the results happen.

Rest is where the results happen.

Happy Labor Day! Are you resting today? Historically speaking, Labor Day was created in 1894 to celebrate the “achievements and contributions” of American workers. Especially in a time where many had questionable or unfair working conditions,…

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“I will Fly Higher.”

“I will Fly Higher.”

A few weeks ago, when we were flying home from St. Louis, skies were blue and clear and beautiful above the clouds. As we started our descent down back home to Philadelphia, we hit turbulence.…

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Thoughts on Walking with God…

Thoughts on Walking with God…

Lately I’ve been thinking a whole lot on walking with God. What that means, what that looks like, and how I could or should be doing a better job of linking arms with the Lord…

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My Favorite Bible Verses on Anxiety, Stress, & Worry

My Favorite Bible Verses on Anxiety, Stress, & Worry

My faith has always been #1 for me. I’ve always been open about that on the internet, and I always pray to be open and willing to being even more open about that if/when that’s what…

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My WORDS for 2021

My WORDS for 2021

Happy New Year! 2021 is here – fina-freakin-lly. While it feels like most of the internet (or world?) is rejoicing at the change of the year, I’m on the side that’s more cautiously optimistic, simply…

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“The grass is green where you water it.”

“The grass is green where you water it.”

You know the drill…”The grass is always greener on the other side.” I’m sure you’ve also heard by now (or at least seen on a Pinterest board somewhere down the line) “Comparison is the thief…

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2020 Vision

2020 Vision

If you follow along on Instagram, you probably know about Olivia’s bilateral eye surgery that happened last week. In short, her eyes had been turning too far inwards; since her vision was still 20/20 and…

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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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Your Mess is your Message

Your Mess is your Message

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the state of the world. Namely, why so much bad sh*t has been happening. I mean really – 2020 has been a hot mess express. It’s like one…

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“No rain, No flowers.”

“No rain, No flowers.”

If you’ve been searching for the meaning of “no rain, no flowers,” you’re in the right place. You know why I love the idea of roses and so dubbed this rosy lil’ corner of the…

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“Great things take time.”

“Great things take time.”

Great things take time. How many times have ya heard it in life so far??? Chances are, quite a bit. It’s a commonly thrown around phrase that lacks the punch it once packed. It was…

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Breathe in…

Breathe in…

…Breathe out. Maybe it sounds silly, but with everything going on in our world right now, I’ve found myself literally forgetting to breathe. You, too? Obviously these are stressful times unlike what many of us…

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The Secret Behind the Front Cover of my Book

The Secret Behind the Front Cover of my Book

When I asked on Instagram a few weeks ago if you’d be interested in some behind-the-scenes scoop of the making of Caffeinate Your Soul, it was an overwhelming HECK YES. So, here we are. 😉…

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This too shall pass.

This too shall pass.

What a week. Really, what a past few weeks. Everything and their mother by now knows well the struggles of quarantine life – and some unlucky ones know the struggles of the sickness itself. I…

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The Secret’s Out: I WROTE A BOOK!!!!

The Secret’s Out: I WROTE A BOOK!!!!

I can hardly contain myself. That’s a lie. I’m not containing myself. I have zero chill, zero cool – I’m just 100% freaking the freak out over here, friends! Hitting “publish” on today’s post was…

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“I can’t control IT, so I can’t let IT control me.”

“I can’t control IT, so I can’t let IT control me.”

We all have an IT, right? That thing in the back of your brain that sits there, festering, waiting to take control? Maybe others see it – or maybe, it feels like the world’s best…

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“All you have is Time.”

“All you have is Time.”

“All you have is Time.” Ironic, since it’s also the one thing not guaranteed. Probably the lyrics of some trippy Pink Floyd song or cheesy country love song. 😉 But I mean HEY – it’s…

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