HOW TO BUILD COMMUNITY RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE

HOW TO BUILD COMMUNITY RIGHT WHERE YOU ARE

Having a sense of community has been shown to be linked to so many positives: creating sense of belonging,  providing a physical and mental health boost, and even lowering crime rates within communities. With benefits like these, we could all stand to strengthen our community ties.

Rudy’s Flower Truck is St. Louis' first mobile flower shop. It is a mobile flower shop offering a unique bouquet bar you can find all over St Louis on any given weekend, and it is also available for event rentals. I gifted my bestie Amy two flower deliveries from Rudy’s or her birthday this year… so much fun!

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HOW TO STOP CHRONIC BURNOUT FOR GOOD

HOW TO STOP CHRONIC BURNOUT FOR GOOD

BURNOUT is a state of chronic stress that leads to: physical and emotional exhaustion, cynicism and detachment, [and] feelings of ineffectiveness and lack of accomplishment.

Oh friend…. Lets read that again:

  • Chronic stress

  • physical and emotional exhaustion

  • cynicism and detachment

  • feelings of ineffectiveness and lack of accomplishment. 

No one wants to feel that way… am I right?

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HOW TO BE YOUR MOST AUTHENTIC SELF

HOW TO BE YOUR MOST AUTHENTIC SELF

Talking time and space to know the ins and outs of who you authentically are at your core, aligning the rest of your life to who that is, and refining and growing your life through this lens is how we all are able to step into our own unique magic and give this world exactly who we were created to be and become.

I was thrilled to have my dear friend Dannielle “D” Alphonse from Be You & Thrive and the ‘The Practice of Living as we Intend’ podcast on Mondays with Meg with me today as my special guest. We have become virtual soul sisters this past year as we have gotten to know each other and I love that she is so passionate about helping women live their very best life.

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HOW TO FIND & BE A BEST FRIEND

HOW TO FIND & BE A BEST FRIEND

Navigating friendships…. especially Best Friendships, as adult women is challenging but also so rewarding. With all of the demands on our time between family, job, hobbies, volunteering, etc…. not only can it be a challenge making time for your best friendships, but also to even know where to begin to start even looking for a best friend.

Can you relate?

So, I grabbed my bestie Amy Kuntz and asked her to have some real talk with us today all about finding and being a best friend. We shared how WE met, we answered some of your biggest questions and we shared some authentic, in-depth conversation with you about these 7 tips to make solid gold best friendships as adults:

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THE BEST TIPS FOR OVERCOMING JEALOUSY

THE BEST TIPS FOR OVERCOMING JEALOUSY

Dear friend…. please hear me that living in a state jealousy is a complete waste of time, but I know it is something we all succumb to at some point or another. It doesn’t help you get what you want. It doesn’t help you become stronger, smarter, more successful, or happier. All it does is keep you stuck in a place of negativity.

And that is so not helpful!

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THE HOW AND WHY OF MAKING FRIENDS AS ADULTS

THE HOW AND WHY OF MAKING FRIENDS AS ADULTS

I asked for you to help me decide what to focus on for this very special friendship episode of Mondays with Meg and you PACKED my inbox! I had so many responses, I think we’ll need to make this an ongoing conversation on Mondays with Meg.

We’re starting today by tackling one of the topics that was sent in and we’ll come back around to friendships again in a few weeks to keep up the conversation!

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5 CONFIDENCE HACKS TO STOP YOUR NEGATIVE SPIRAL

5 CONFIDENCE HACKS TO STOP YOUR NEGATIVE SPIRAL

Confidence is like a muscle. It’s something that needs training consistently over a period of time, using these hacks regularly in order to build your self-esteem. Like going to the gym on a consistent basis to keep your body fit, you’ll need to practice these hacks regularly in order to keep your mind in shape and to keep building this new muscle.

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HOW TO MANAGE YOUR TIME BETTER STARTING TODAY

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR TIME BETTER STARTING TODAY

Oh friend.... 

I see you..

You’re juggling a million projects, people, pets, appointments, deadlines and demands — and every one of them is screaming for your attention.

The good news about having too much to do is that people trust your ability. (YAY YOU!)

The not-so-good news is that it’s stressful — and sometimes absolutely impossible — to stay on top of it all.

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HOW TO DESIGN YOUR IDEAL MORNING ROUTINE

HOW TO DESIGN YOUR IDEAL MORNING ROUTINE

I don’t know about you, but when my morning starts out late and chaotic — overslept, not prepared, rushed out of the door already late, etc — the rest of my day tends to reflect that same chaos.

Anyone with me on this? 

The tone of your morning absolutely sets the tone for your day.

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CHOOSING JOY (EVEN WHEN LIFE IS HARD)

CHOOSING JOY (EVEN WHEN LIFE IS HARD)

You and I are faced with thousands of choices every single day. While it might sound strange to think of intentionally making the chose for JOY a priority, in some moments and circumstances, that can make all the difference. 

In this morning's Mondays with Meg live video, Rosemary Radford of Garden Key Co. and I chat very honestly about what joy is, where it comes from, how to fight for it and how to make it a priority in your life daily to choose it.

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