And Now Introducing… The Point System!

I didn’t want to tell you guys about this till it’d been working for a while, but my sister Sarah and I have been having so much fun with this point system we invented over a month ago and so I wanted to share it with you because it could help make your life evenContinue reading “And Now Introducing… The Point System!”

Who’s Inspiring You Right Now?

As I get excited about 2014 and living the life of my dreams I was thinking about the quote — And that got me thinking, which five people in my life are doing what I want to do more of?  i.e. who’s inspiring you right now? So, without further ado, here are the five peopleContinue reading “Who’s Inspiring You Right Now?”

Ten Things I Want You to do Before the End of the Year

We have a little over a month left in the year.  I want you to end 2013 strong, alive, and full of possibility.  Here’s how to do it: Ten Tips to Come Alive Pick one event, concert, etc that you’ve wanted to go to but have never signed up for — buy that ticket today,Continue reading “Ten Things I Want You to do Before the End of the Year”

What I’ve Learn After 50 Blog Posts (Tips & Tricks)

TA DA!  (TWEET, TWEET!)  WE MADE IT! Happy 50th post on this website.  I was kind of surprised that it sneaked up on me.  But I’ve learned a lot since March 2nd, 2013 and I want to share what I have learned with any would-be writers or bloggers — 10 Things I’ve Learned About BloggingContinue reading “What I’ve Learn After 50 Blog Posts (Tips & Tricks)”

Grab a Little Magic For Yourself

Last night my sister Sarah and I saw Frank Turner in Atlanta and he was AMAZING! Frank has been a huge influence on my journey to live the life of my dreams. Sarah first heard an interview with Frank on NPR a few years ago and we’ve been addicted ever since.  ‘I Still Believe’ hasContinue reading “Grab a Little Magic For Yourself”

How to Move to the Next Level as a Writer — 10 Tips That Could Make You Well-Known and Famous

I consider myself an intermediate writer.  I’ve been writing seriously for fifteen years and am just now moving into the publishing game.  Wherever you are in your writing journey, you probably want to move up to the next rung on the ladder.  Here are ten ideas to get there – 1.  Write More That’s reallyContinue reading “How to Move to the Next Level as a Writer — 10 Tips That Could Make You Well-Known and Famous”

Everything You Want is on the Other Side of … Sugar?

Now, all my life I’ve loved sugar and the sweet foods that contain it.  And in a very real way, I think a life where you couldn’t enjoy an ice cream cone, or a birthday cake, or a piece of chocolate would be sorely lacking. That said, I’m enjoying feeling better than I’ve ever feltContinue reading “Everything You Want is on the Other Side of … Sugar?”

Are You Willing to Look Like a Fool for Your BIG Dream?

Would you be willing to fall flat on your face while moving toward your dreams?  Because honestly, if you would not, I don’t see you making it in the long run. Harsh?  Yes, very.  But I believe more and more that the fear that stops most people is only born of a desire to alwaysContinue reading “Are You Willing to Look Like a Fool for Your BIG Dream?”

Welcome to September — Start Your Engines

Awesome author Catherine Ryan Howard (who you should be following) said, “But what I really love about September is that it’s a fresh start, a perfect little package of time between now and New Year’s Eve in which you have every chance of achieving your goals and sauntering smugly into 2014 with a smile on your face.Continue reading “Welcome to September — Start Your Engines”

Are You Ready To Be the Best?

So you have a dream.  A dream people tell you is unlikely to come true, BUT it is a dream some people make a living doing — maybe a really good living.  So, there’s only really one question left — how much do you want it? There’s Always Room at the Top I was talkingContinue reading “Are You Ready To Be the Best?”