This is a fun one for me to write here this morning 🙂 Let me start with shaping a visual for you. It's beeeyooootiful. When we get into the world of woman conquerors - women entrepreneurs - we see all of these slick, professionally produced women entrepreneur websites (personally I love + follow Natalie MacNeill's… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Start a Side Hustle
I'm blogging on a more serious topic tonight. For the most part my page is about inspiration, happiness and positive stuff. But today I'm going to broach a tough subject. The beauty is that I write it from the perspective of someone who came out the other side happy, healthy and vibrant. I am a… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Essays: PTSD
Goal setting and achievement is an area I thrive in. It's my jam. I study the most successful people and apply their perspectives and mindsets. It's what I do in my career. I help clients - especially athletes - with their goal setting. You can get to a goal via a "tough" mindset but what I've observed… Continue reading How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: The 70% Secret in Goal Setting + Running
On Instagram this morning, I saw something along the lines of start a side business to travel. I liked it. A lot of the coach feeds on instagram can be quotes overload - but the ones that matter to you, stay with you. This one stuck with me this morning as I perused Instagram over coffee.… Continue reading How to Start a Side Hustle on Maternity Leave. Side Income for Moms.
The nuggets of wisdom I have pulled and applied to my maternity leave after reading The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo.
From a very young age I've been quite comfortable around technology. In fact, some of my earliest memories were helping my parents package up mid 1980s computer technology. Floppy disks (yes those strange things you inserted into slots in the computer hard drive) and dongles (no not a sex toy!) My crazy, risk-taker entrepreneur parents… Continue reading How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Harness the Great World of Apps
There are 7.1 BILLION people on this planet we call earth.That's 7.1 billion people who have been either someone's child, a parent, or both. That is 7.1 billion ways of seeing the world, life experiences, mindsets, cultures, psychologies, engagements, beliefs, values. There is an infinite number of permutations & combinations. We live in the… Continue reading How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Return to Simplicity (Over,and Over…)
Sometimes the male voice can be drowned out in the cacophony of female noise & voices, but the beauty of stopping & observing our partners, is that they often offer an uncomplicated perspective, beautiful in its simplicity. This has been a major 2nd maternity leave project for me. I started looking at my… Continue reading Project: Learn from your husband
~ Note: I am constantly getting points across by using really random examples and analogies. Today is the rock tumbler analogy and my views on how we take in and retain information. Let's say you were down beside a mountain river one day. You scooped up a handful of river rocks, tumbled to a soft… Continue reading Essay: The Rock Tumbler
There are several reasons I wanted to start reading again. First, I had come out of a year in which every ounce of my spare time (aside from full time work) was spent assisting others. I was caring for my Mum who had Stage IV lung cancer, caring for myself with hyperemesis in pregnancy, and… Continue reading GML Project: Read 1 Book Per Month