Personal Growth

3 Steps to Reach Your Big Goal

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You have big goals and dreams, and it’s so important to keep them in mind as you go through your daily life. It’s also crucial to take specific, high-leverage action weekly to make them a reality. What’s your biggest goal and/or dream in this moment? Write it down now. One of the ways you can […]

Personal Growth

Sink, Float or Swim. The choice is yours

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We’ve talked before about goals.  We’ve talked before about having a plan to reach those goals.  So many times, when summer gets here and life gets busy, we lose our focus on our goals.  Especially when  it comes to weight loss. There are so many things that can get in our way… Vacation Weddings Family […]

Half Crazy Hamster

Maybe I should have been a duck!

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When I signed up for the Brew City Half Marathon, I would NEVER had guessed that it would be the same weekend that Mother Nature would throw one of the largest snowstorms in over 100 years at us! I know that living in Wisconsin means that the weather can be (and often is) unpredictable.  Many […]

Personal Growth

If you wine now, don’t whine later!

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Three weeks ago, I came to you with confession time. The Hamster was out of control and needed to reel the reigns back in. For those that missed that post, you can read more about it HERE.  No more excuses, it was time to take control and get back on track.  It’s been an interesting […]

Personal Growth

Hamster confessions, February 2018

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There comes a time when you look in the mirror and ask yourself the question, “what happened?” Stuck in a job you really don’t like anymore… Maybe you put on a few pounds… or did you just make a huge purchase that you weren’t really planning? Regardless, you now need to face the reality of […]

Personal Growth

Morning moments with your unconscious mind

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Writing is a powerful way to create space between your thoughts and actions and spark creativity. Julia Cameron’s Morning Pages, or early morning stream-of-consciousness writing, is an amazing way to clear your mind and  bring forward inspiration and focus. What are Morning Pages, you ask?  Put it simply (in the words of Julia Cameron): “Morning […]

Personal Growth

It’s not diet OR exercise, it’s BOTH

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…but one IS more imortant than the other! As we talk about the struggle to lose weight, everyone has advice to share. The advice we are most often given is to diet and exercise, but it turns out that one of these factors plays a bigger role that the other. While both are key to […]