Category: Being You

Fearlessly Chasing Dreams

Fearlessly Chasing Dreams

(Taken from my podcast episode: Chasing Dreams.)After many conversations and coaching others with their dreams, I finally launched the Marvel Makers Club. It’s in the early stages yet, but I’m so excited to see and be a part of other people’s passions and watch it steadily grow over time. I think the whole idea of…

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Why Everyone Needs a Donation Button

Why Everyone Needs a Donation Button

In my empowerment coaching, I’ve crossed over into a new area that initially makes people very uncomfortable. It’s taking what is widely-known as a sensitive topic and shifting our mindset from “need” to “encouragement” within its realm: I’m advocating for every single person in this world to have a donation button or platform, for no…

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First Shot

First Shot

I snapped this picture earlier today while I was working on “Autumn’s Return” because of one of the stories inside the novel. Autumn gets to embark on a new social media experiment that has her completing activities inspired by thirty different people from around the world. Each challenge is based on an event that has…

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Choosing Love & Happiness

Choosing Love & Happiness

One of my biggest struggles with PPD was falling into this deep dark hole of despair. Everyone around me seemed to have their life together with great things happening and they were surrounded by people, things, accomplishments, experiences, and attitudes that I desperately wished I had. It was a constant comparison game in my mind…

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Irrational/Rational Fears

Irrational/Rational Fears

It was fall of 2008. I was in my kitchen, boiling some eggs when I heard the voices. Squawk. Tuck, tuck, tuck. Squawk. At first, I assumed they were coming from the outside. I was living in a home on the edge of a mountain (uh, in Wisconsin), so the sound of farm animals was not…

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Bare Naked

Bare Naked

We recently went on a family vacation to Wisconsin with my husband’s side. In that time, I finished reading a book that was gifted to me by a friend, “Carry On Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Beautiful, Messy Life” by Glennon Doyle Melton. (Side Note: For any woman out there, this book will change…

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And Time Just Stood Still…

And Time Just Stood Still…

    I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately… Do you have those moments in your life that you think back on and swear that time stood still? It sounds like such a lame cliche line for a romantic novel or movie… but it happens. And I’m not sure romance is always the reason…

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