What finally convinced me: healthy choices matter

A few months back, I started listening to podcasts, as I shared here, and one of those podcasts was The Wellness Mama’s called The Healthy Moms Podcast. In it she shared a statistic that “our children’s generation will be the first to not outlive their parents.”  I didn’t let it sink in right away. But it came up again that week in another podcast. And then it came up again when I was reading something online! I ended up hearing this

Read More

7 favorite podcasts + lessons in binging

Hey friends!! I am late the podcast game, but I’m thinking surely there is someone out there is later than me? No? Anyway, I thought I’d share what my favorites have been so far! There are seriously so many out there so it was hard to narrow it down, but I learned a valuable lesson the last few months. It is so easy to go on a listening binge and not be present when you need to be. I pretty

Read More

What no shopping for 3 months taught me

For July, August and September, I committed to the Contentment Challenge. Check out Nancy Ray’s resource here all about it! It’s basically no shopping for clothes, decor or all the extras we come home with after a trip to Target. The goal is not just to curb our spending but to change our heart first and foremost. I learned a ton from the experience and wanted to share those lessons with y’all.  Why share now two months later?? Because I’m

Read More

7 prompts to start journaling

One of my favorite products in the shop is our “A Guide to” Journal. The funny things is, I don’t think I’ve ever really share WHY I love it so much. The short version? They’ve changed my life in a different way than the prayer journals do. I kept hearing people talk about journaling, not prayer journaling or Bible journaling, but just journaling. Each person emphasized how life-changing the process was. It helped them to slow down and actually think

Read More

7 way to prioritize your health

This year, one of my 10 goals for 2017 was to make health a priority. I wanted to get healthy, but it wasn’t until a few months ago that I realized what it actually meant to make health an actual priority. Getting healthy has been a goal for, oh every year since I started making goals, but I never prioritized it. Meaning, I never chose it when it was hard. I never chose it when I was busy. A switch

Read More