Book Club, Grounding, Happiness, The Projects

The Great Maternity Leave Book Club: Wayne Dyer’s Being in Balance

Why Read This?  Because starting everyday with beautiful lessons from the greats will set you up for a shift in your perspective.  This is what we need to achieve lasting success. Reading time:  2 minutes Think of a balance scale with one side weighted down and the other side up, like a teeter-totter with an… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Book Club: Wayne Dyer’s Being in Balance

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Happiness, Physical Wellness, The Projects

The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Workout in a Playground

Why you Should Read This:  Because if you did TEN standing pushups  on a piece of playground equipment or bench, each time you went out with your little one, at the end of the year you will have done ONE THOUSAND PUSHUPS in a year. Reading time:  Less than 2 minutes   Seriously.  The little… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Workout in a Playground

Book Club, Happiness, Life Hacks, Nutrition, Organization, Productivity, The Projects

The Great Maternity Leave Projects:  Never Forget to Take Vitamins – Using Charles Duhigg’s Book The Power of Habit

Yes ,this one is straight from the original GML Project list in my lovely little journal, which I have kept to this day.  It was one of the first tasks I undertook and it really has a soft spot in my heart. In order to accomplish this, I had to buckle down and study the science… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Projects:  Never Forget to Take Vitamins – Using Charles Duhigg’s Book The Power of Habit

Essays, Happiness, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Physical Wellness

The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Take the Lone Wolf Approach to Workouts

Reading time:  4 minutes Why you should read this:  You will walk away with a newfound appreciation of why you should workout alone + increase your odds of "Getting it done."   So often we hear about overcoming the isolation of maternity leave by doing things with friends, family, acquaintances, etc. but I am strongly… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Take the Lone Wolf Approach to Workouts

Essays, Free Life Coaching Guides, Happiness, Learning, Personal Development

The Great Maternity Leave Essays: How to Become Deeply Inspired and Motivated

Why you should read this: I share with you an extremely important practice that the most productive, fulfilled and "switched on" people use. I use the analogy of a childrens' toy you all know and love. This essay will inspire you to curate your social media, filter incoming information and engage in the pursuit of inspiring,… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Essays: How to Become Deeply Inspired and Motivated

Grounding, Happiness, Life Hacks, The Projects

The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Using Instagram to Boost Happiness

Why you should read this:  Instagram can be an extremely powerful way to boost happiness. I share with you a daily technique that is not discussed anywhere, yet is a daily practice that the most successful people have.  I've creeped their instagrams.  And I also share a mindset shift when it comes to setting up good… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Using Instagram to Boost Happiness

Building a Business, Free Life Coaching Guides, Grounding, Happiness, Physical Wellness, The Projects

The Great Maternity Leave Project: Building a Business + Managing Technical Overwhelm

Why read this article:  Learn how to manage the overwhelm of starting a new business (especially the technical parts of establishing an online presence) + receive a professional coaching guide to manage the frustration of being a newbie all over again. Reading time:  3 minutes + 3 minutes for the guide.   Today I'm going to… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Project: Building a Business + Managing Technical Overwhelm

Learning, Personal Development, Productivity, Technology, The Projects

What I learnt From Watching 30 TED Talks in 30 Days.

Early in the maternity leave days, I found it hard to have the time to read.  This was frustrating for me as a lifelong learner, because I had a deep need to continue learning, growing and exploring topics.  Though I was undergoing a steep parenting learning curve, I wanted to continue to learn about things… Continue reading What I learnt From Watching 30 TED Talks in 30 Days.

Happiness, Productivity, The Projects

The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Time Daily Tasks to Shift Your Mindset (Part 2 Results)

  Read this post first 🙂 These are the official results of my morning during which I timed tasks that I dread. As I mentioned in the original post  this one project I added to my list seemed a bit nit-picky (I am an ENTP in the Myers Briggs Types and if you know an ENTP,… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Time Daily Tasks to Shift Your Mindset (Part 2 Results)

Grounding, Happiness, Productivity, The Projects

The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Time Daily Tasks to Shift Your Mindset (Part 2)

Why read this article?  Learn an AMAZING technique that totally shifts your mindset from one of difficulty to one of ease when you do chores or tasks that you hate.  Great productivity hack. Reading time:  4 minutes   Yesterday, I wrote about how life-changing it was for me to time with a stopwatch the tasks… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Time Daily Tasks to Shift Your Mindset (Part 2)