Happiness

The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Start a Side Hustle

This is a fun one for me to write here this morning ūüôā 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

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Happiness

The Great Maternity Leave Essays: PTSD

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

Crafts, Essays, Etsy, Happiness, Life Hacks, Nature and Forest Play, Physical Wellness, The Projects, Trail running, weight loss

How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: The 70% Secret in Goal Setting + Running

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

Building a Business, Happiness, The Projects, Travel

How to Start a Side Hustle on Maternity Leave. Side Income for Moms.

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.

Book Club, Happiness, Organization, Productivity

How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Declutter Physically with the Konmari Method

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.

Happiness, Life Hacks, Productivity, Technology

How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Harness the Great World of Apps

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

Grounding, Happiness, The Projects, Uncategorized

How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: ¬†Return to Simplicity (Over,and Over…)

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…)

Uncategorized

Project: ¬†Learn from your husband

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

Essays, Productivity

Essay: The Rock Tumbler

~ 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

Learning, Productivity

GML Project: Read 1 Book Per Month

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