Posts tagged inspiration
Weekend Inspo

Often times there’s so much groundwork to lay before you reach your goals that it’s easy to get discouraged. Big goals, often require a paradigm shift and paradigm shifts take time and energy. So many people give up right before the finish line, when they are just about to reach their goals, when the hardest part is behind them. Persistence, consistency, and perseverance are easier then you remember that the last thing to grow on a tree i

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One simple tool to harness the law of attraction

Contrast lists have been a game-changer for Matt and I. We have been making them in the mornings for various aspects of our lives as a way of clarifying goals, and providing something positive and productive for us to place our mental and emotional energy on. Contrast lists can also be extremely helpful in shifting you out of a negative mindset. According to law of attraction, we attract whatever we place our energy on. The problem is we tend to

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Weekend Inspo

When we’re motivated, excited and enthusiastic, we can get so much done. There’s a fire behind our actions when we tackle something with motivation. The problem with motivation is it’s hard to sustain at a high level. That’s where discipline comes into the picture. Discipline helps you maintain your effort so that you’re not always dependent on your moods, motivation, and energy levels. I used to be quite lackadaisical

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Weekend Inspo

Libraries are my happy place. I love books. I love to read and I love to learn. Most of all, I love the fact that the knowledge you seek is so easily accessible simply by finding the right book. A healthy diet not only consists of good food, but also of what you feed yourself through your senses, what you read, what you watch, hear and who you surround yourself with. Books can be good food and good medicine. Remember

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Weekend Inspo

Matt and I talk a lot about standards. We’ve found that when we raise our standards, the universe usually comes through with something better for us. Getting clear on what you want also involves getting clear on what you don’t want. Have you been wasting your energy chasing things that, in actuality, you don’t want? If you can stop chasing the wrong things, you free up energy and space in your life for new and better things

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Weekend Inspo

Too often we focus on what we don’t want. We think about, complain about, get angry about what’s not right. We miss the opportunity to design our new lives. Don’t focus your energy on fighting the old. Focus on building the new so you can feel all the feels associated with that dream. Happy weekend!

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Simple pleasure of the week: fireworks

I remember 4th of July growing up. The neighborhood would get together for a barbecue. The adults would all gossip while the kids played and somebody inevitably brought strawberry shortcake. The grand finale at the end of the day was the fireworks show in our neighbor’s driveway. I loved it all. I think most of us have fond memories of fireworks and even in adulthood I find myself mesmerized by their light. With the

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Simple Pleasure of the week: warm summer nights

There’s something incredibly carefree about being able to walk around comfortably in shorts or dresses while the sun is setting, or having dinner al fresco without freezing your buns off. In our neck of the woods, warm evenings are very rare and thus very special. With the summer season beginning, this simple pleasure is sure to be abundant for many of you, and if this is the case, it’s easy to take such evenings for

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