Challenge: Women Inspiring Women

One of the ways I keep myself motivated and mentally strong is by collecting moving quotes by people who inspire me. They might be characters from a movie, singer-songwriters, teachers, and so on. I appreciate it when I’m going through something and a friend shares a quote that helped them get through a similar circumstance. I think one of the …

30-Day Challenge

We all have something that we say we should do differently. I know I should be avoiding screens 45 minutes before bed. Studies have proven the blue light from televisions and phones suppresses the production of melatonin, keeping us awake longer. But we both know it’s not that easy! Sometimes it feels nice to fall asleep to a movie. And …

Lauren Donley Is All Around Awesome

The winner of my Awesome All Around contest is Lauren Donley! Lauren explained, “As a stay-at- home mom of 3, I sometimes have to breathe the mantra, ‘Grant me patience to deal with my blessings.’” Lauren is juggling the chaos of young children and the stress of making it work on one income (and a student loan at 13.25% interest) …

My Cruelty-Free Challenge

One of the things I love most on my website are the challenges. Whether it’s to high-five a stranger or name three things you like about your reflection, the intent is to help us grow, gain perspective, smile, feel good, and make others feel good, too. Until I received this email from Hals, I hadn’t thought about turning the tables …