Weekly Wrap Up – Get Yo Life!

Girl, you betta get yo life! What does that even mean? I had to look it up. I have heard it, and I kind of knew what it meant. But, as in most trendy issues, I always figure stuff out when it's old. Anyway, Get yo life, means GET YOUR LIFE TOGETHER! For the second week of January, I am sharing a bit about this entire thought process, and my goal setting and achievement strategy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXOu7oqRqFk All aspects of my life have been somewhat messy for a while (emotional, physical, spatial, educational... you name it). But, the second week of January was a moment where I sat down and wrote out the master plan for 2015 and what that will REALLY look like. 1) It will involve me spending more time on myself. 2) It will involve me tracking every penny I spend and eliminating unnecessary spending. This means a check register. GASP! I also want to start investing this year in my companies. 3) It will involve me picking ONE main passion project in life … [Read more...]

Permanent plans for your temporary emotions?

Today, my friend Emily posted this quote on her facebook: “Don’t make a permanent decision for your temporary emotion.” ~Unknown This small little sentence really spoke to me right now. I think that too often, we make decisions based upon the temporary satisfaction that we will receive, and while it will temporarily satisfy you, long term, it's a bad bad choice. I have been having this dilemma a lot lately. I think that as you get older, you start to realize that your time on this earth is becoming fairly limited, and you want to start making all the right kinds of choices and decisions that will be better for you later down the road. So often, we are driven by some kind of emotion that fuels us, that we make bad decisions. However, I do really believe that nothing is really, truly, permanent. You can always make the best out of a bad situation, or turn things around. A large part of why I write in this blog is to leave my kids with something to take with them … [Read more...]