Honestly, I’ve been pretty quiet around here the last 6-9 months. We made a big cross-country move, and I was trying to adjust. I was also trying to find my voice, letting the fear/insecurity take over. I wasn’t completely down for the count during that time. I also released a 31 day guided journal and … Continue reading From Therapist to Life Coach: Why I Switched and What’s Next?
I’ve technically been running business since 2011, but the first business I was in with a partner, and neither of us had any idea what the next decade would have in store for us - for our business, our families, and the dreams God was growing in our hearts. My actual self-employment journey really started … Continue reading 5 Lessons I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Running a Creative Business
Let me tell you, I have an amazing mom. Like, one of the best in the entire world. I also have a Masters in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family therapy focusing on kids and teens. Yet, even with all of this - great example and great education, there is just a … Continue reading Things I Wasn’t Really Prepared for as a Mom
Being a mom is hard enough. Running a business is hard enough. Dealing with chronic illness is hard enough. I am managing to do all three - I’m convinced only by the grace of God - and I’m doing things to help myself stay mostly sane during these crazy toddler days. When I was a … Continue reading How I Stay (Mostly) Sane as a Work From Home Mom with Chronic Illness
It can be hard feeling successful when life is determined by so many factors. When we begin comparing ourselves with others, there are so many ways we can fall short. The fact is, though, that success looks different for each of us. Success in every area looks different. So, even though so many “gurus” out … Continue reading What You Don’t Need to be Successful
When I wrote “Being Creative & Embracing New Hobbies as a Mom/With Chronic Illness”, I hadn’t thought about a part two. But, a lot has been happening around here since then, and I really want to show other moms that it’s possible. Somehow, someway, even when navigating chronic illness, fulfilling work can be a part … Continue reading Being Creative + Running a Business as a Mom with Chronic Illnesses (part 2)
Hey, hi, how are you friends? I’m glad you’re back with us in the space where we talk about creativity, motherhood, and fulfillment all in light of living with chronic physical/mental illness. This week, I have another Maven Monday interview for you all. And, while this series will be a once a month feature in … Continue reading Maven Monday: History in Skirts – a Spoonie mom with a small business
As I went through two pregnancies, and then my physical illnesses keyed up, I struggled. With these new lower energies & two little humans to take care of, I worried my creativity, business, ministries, and hobbies would suffer. After all, how does one do it all when their energy is so limited. The short answer … Continue reading Being Creative & Embracing New Hobbies (as a mom or with Chronic Illness)
Right now, there is a lot of hubub out there that you are able to "just make millions" on writing books & producing audiobooks. You know what? They are right. It's possible - but I'm going to give you the disappointing news: its.not.easy. it.takes.work. These ads would have you believe you can be making thousands … Continue reading So You Want to be a Writer?
As we have only 2-ish weeks left in the craziest year of our lives - thanks 2020 - some of us are trying to figure out how to continue to be productive and creative. Let's be honest, we're all tired. But, the world keeps on going. So, when we have a creative passion project - … Continue reading Staying Simply Creative in Holiday Chaos