• Want to become a more confident blogger? Learn how to go from nervous and overwhelmed, to generally confident in your abilities and message as a blogger.
    be productive,  grow confidence,  personal goals,  wahm life

    How to Become a More Confident Blogger

    I’ve had this blog for just over a year now, and I’ve learned so much! Not only that, I’ve grown from being nervous and overwhelmed, to generally confident in my abilities as a blogger. I bet you’d like to do the same! Keep reading to learn how to become a confident blogger. Practice! You know what they say: practice makes progress! (I’m sure everyone would agree that there’s no such thing as a perfect blogger.) The only way to get comfortable with your blogging platform, plugins, social media, sharing your thoughts with the world… is to actually do it. The first time I launched a product, I was terrified of…

  • It’s hard to stay motivated when you haven’t succeeded yet. Learn how to push through self-doubt and stay motivated, even when you haven’t succeeded yet.
    grow confidence,  personal goals

    How to Stay Motivated When You Haven’t Succeeded Yet

    It’s hard to stay motivated when you haven’t succeeded yet. Moving forward in the face of uncertainty is difficult, especially when the uncertainty is about yourself. Learn how to push through self-doubt and stay motivated, even when you haven’t succeeded yet. Remember Your Reasons What caused you to start working toward your goal in the first place? When you started, you believed you could do it – otherwise you wouldn’t have had the motivation to start. Write down a list of every single reason you want to achieve your goal. How would your life change? How would you feel about yourself? What do you have to gain? Write it all…

  • Find yourself going head-to-head with your husband often? Learn what’s really behind your conflicts in marriage and how to get out of the argument cycle.
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    How to Resolve Conflicts in Marriage

    Marriage isn’t easy! Learning to live with another person takes practice. It’s especially difficult when you love that person! My husband and I got married young, so we’ve had a lot of practice getting into arguments. If you find yourself going head-to-head with your husband often, it’s time for Conflict Resolution 101! Keep reading to learn what’s really behind your conflicts in marriage, how to get out of the argument cycle, and how to move forward after a blowout. My Theory on Conflicts in Marriage You’ve heard of marriage as two people joining together to be one flesh. But you’re also probably aware that to have a long and healthy…

  • In order to spread the Gospel in modern society, we need to change the climate of judgement and shame we've given to mental illness in the church.
    christian faith,  mental health

    How we treat mental illness in the Church needs to change.

    As a Christian who suffers from anxiety and depression, I’ve struggled with the perception of mental illness in the church. It isn’t often talked about, and being open and honest about my struggles has sometimes invited unwanted advice and judgement. This is devastating, both to the people who are turned away from the church, and to the church’s relevancy in modern society. The Current State of Mental Illness in the Church When was the last time your pastor mentioned mental illness in the sermon? If you can’t remember, you’re not alone: almost two-third of pastors reported speaking about mental illness once a year or less in this study. Why is…

  • Do you want to slow down and enjoy your life… without having to move to a cabin in the woods? Learn the benefits of slowing down and how to do it.
    family & home,  live simply,  mental health,  sahm parenting

    How to Slow Down and Enjoy Every Day

    Does your life feel rushed and hectic? Especially for stay-at-home and work-at-home moms, we often feel like we should be enjoying every precious moment with our children. But in real life, we have chores, responsibilities, work, and children to deal with. So how can we slow down and enjoy our lives… without having to move to an off-grid cabin in the woods? Read on to learn the benefits of slowing down and how to do it. Why Should I Slow Down? You know that feeling all moms have half an hour before bedtime… Head spinning with dirty dishes, unbathed kids, unfinished homework, what you need to catch up on before…