On My Mind · Personal Growth

For My Girls

Adapted from a recent talk for teens. Maybe not my best writing, but my most necessary message. Published quickly- forgive my errors and run-ons. This is what it looks like inside my head. XO- Mindy I moved 14 times between third grade and my senior year in high school.  14 times! Now, granted a few… Continue reading For My Girls

Health and Well-Being · Personal Growth

Less Stress During the Holidays

Ah, the holidays! Such a joyful time. Gathering with family, eating delicious food, playing games and laughing. Reflecting on holidays gone by is the best, right? We see them like a highlight reel. Grandma’s famous spice cake she makes once a year, a super fun tacky sweater party a few years ago, and the delight… Continue reading Less Stress During the Holidays

Becoming. · On My Mind · Personal Growth

Born for This

A She, Confident Update I never knew what I wanted to be when I grew up.  I wasn’t the kid who was born knowing I wanted to be a doctor (ew, blood) or a lawyer (big words were boring.  Judiciary? Nah.) or even a schoolteacher- I didn’t even like babysitting so I couldn’t imagine overseeing… Continue reading Born for This

Health and Well-Being · Personal Growth

Small Steps are the Keys to Improve Health

This past week I went to RISE Business Conference in Charleston, SC.  I’m not sure exactly what I was expecting, but what I got was a swift kick in the booty to get out there and just be myself- my true, authentic, kind, helpful, caring but shoot it straight self.  It was three big days… Continue reading Small Steps are the Keys to Improve Health

On My Mind · Personal Growth

Random Acts of Kindness

I’ve always been a firm supporter of a good random act of kindness. Here's a quick tale about turning a chicken salad into concert tickets! Hashtag Blessed.

On My Mind · Personal Growth

Check it.

Things that matter: Love Music The family you love and that loves you back Good food Moving your body and treating it well Taking your vitamins Things that do not matter: Opinions that make you feel like poo. Social Media arguments The current force of gravitational pull on your body mass resulting in a number… Continue reading Check it.

On My Mind · Personal Growth

Saying YES to a New Career

I will say yes to all good things that come my way. 15 years ago, at 22 years old, I was working in a snowball stand. If you’re from anywhere other than the south, think Sno-Cone. It was my snowball stand, but a snowball stand just the same. Having already been married for two years,… Continue reading Saying YES to a New Career

Personal Growth · Quick Tips

5 Ways to Settle Your Soul

I’m writing this from the treadmill, peeps. I don’t love the treadmill- but it felt right today so here I am! I’m also feeding my brain with an Ed Mylette podcast because even though I love to just blast some music at the gym, my brain needed some FOOD. And yes, I’m writing. Because, A.D.D.… Continue reading 5 Ways to Settle Your Soul

Personal Growth · Quick Tips

Three Questions to Ask When Life Gets Overwhelming

Every single day of our lives we are faced with the opportunity to choose how we are going to digest and react to hard times. I've found I really prefer grace. Yesterday afternoon I bumped into a lady in the grocery store that I knew from the gym but hadn’t seen for a while.  We… Continue reading Three Questions to Ask When Life Gets Overwhelming

Personal Growth · Quick Tips

Taking Control of Your Future

Three steps to taking control of your future through self-confidence. What do you want? Seriously. What do you really, really want? Peace? Stability? Calm? Control? Freedom? Money? Figuring this out gives you direction in taking control of your future. Now, what is keeping you from having it? This is the point where we could all… Continue reading Taking Control of Your Future