When Knowing Our Value Becomes a Boundary

We live in a world that is constantly telling us that we have to prove ourselves. Prove our worth. Prove we know what we’re doing. Prove we have the: experience, education, etc. to do what we are presenting to the world. The irony here is the biggest roles we will play in this life:SpousesChildrenParentsFriendsCoworkersEmployees These … Continue reading When Knowing Our Value Becomes a Boundary

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From Therapist to Life Coach: Why I Switched and What’s Next?

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?

5 Lessons I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Running a Creative Business

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

An Update: Chronic Illness treatment, medication withdrawal, medical gaslighting, and choosing the right team

The last couple months have been extremely difficult around here. Some might know I’ve been trying to figure out my diagnosis (right now it’s Fibromyalgia, but we haven’t completely ruled out everything else yet). The last few months, everything has kind of come to a head, and I really want to share my story so … Continue reading An Update: Chronic Illness treatment, medication withdrawal, medical gaslighting, and choosing the right team

How I Stay (Mostly) Sane as a Work From Home Mom with Chronic Illness

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

Being Creative + Running a Business as a Mom with Chronic Illnesses (part 2)

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)

Maven Monday: History in Skirts – a Spoonie mom with a small business

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