What is Your Morning Routine Personality?

You’ve probably heard from motivational speakers that your morning routine is extremely important and that many ultra-successful millionaires wake up at 5:00 every morning to exercise and take time for themselves before their day official starts. When you hear this you might have mixed emotions: You might roll your eyes, sigh, or think any combo…

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10 Reasons Why You Need A Better Morning Routine

You’ve probably heard a million times – How you start your day is how you live your life! You need a morning routine! Own your morning, own your day! What do those sayings even mean? Don’t we literally all already have morning routines?   Yes, we do. We are creatures of habit: We likely shower our bodies in…

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Formidable Female Manifesto 12.31.19

I see you. Perhaps you are in the dreaded “middle-age” zone and are 35 or older. Maybe you have children, a significant other, or an established career. Your life is set. You no longer think of yourself too much outside of those parameters. Some of your underwear probably has holes, and you likely only have…

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How to Navigate Family Drama during the Holidays

I’m writing this article “How to navigate family drama during the holidays” because well, we all have it. I’m not going to pretend that Uncle Al doesn’t drive you nuts with his fragrant belching or that you enjoy Grandma Mary questioning your parenting decisions. Friend, the holidays can be merry and bright, but they can also be gray-hair…

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Why people break New Year’s Resolutions and how to conquer them

Every year millions of people make New Year’s Resolutions, but typically, we abandon them by the third week of the year. Why? If we take the time to claim our goals and maybe even put forth a plan, why don’t we follow-through with them until completion? Sometimes the plans we make are too lofty from…

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How to Create a New Year’s Resolution

Do you remember when 2020 sounded so futuristic and would conjure images of flying cars and robots? We are on the cusp of a new decade, and drones and artificial intelligence are now the norm. If you could fast forward 5, 10, or 15 years, what would you want your life to look like? During this…

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Ten Things I’m Embarrassed to Tell You

In the last six months, I’ve shared some heavy stuff about my life, like my upbringing, my miscarriage, postpartum depression, and more. Today we are going to lighten things up, and exhale, I’m going to share ten things I’m embarrassed to tell you. The ONLY way this is fair is if you share something embarrassing…

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Follow Your Spark Thanksgiving Edition

Um, is it just me or does Thanksgiving not exist anymore? On November first, I saw several memes with a picture of October 31st on one side, and November first on the other. The October pic sported a kid in a costume, while the November one highlighted a Christmas tree. It was a joke about how…

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How to be become a better listener for your partner

Can we acknowledge how vulnerable we feel when we open up to our partners? Please and thank you. Some of us would rather cut off a toe than expose our deepest fears. Our significant other is the one person we are supposed to trust, feel safe with, and be vulnerable with, but that doesn’t mean…

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The 5-5-5 Snooze Button Plan

Do you ever daydream about how you would improve yourself, if only you had more time? Would lose weight, exercise, or dress a certain way? I had always wanted to become a morning exerciser, but never thought it was possible. I would set my alarm for 5:00 am and tell myself countless times that I…

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