Couch Appeal {Part 1}

Exploring the motivational obstacles we encounter & creative ways to get around them

The phrase couch appeal isn’t just a cutesy phrase but a real dilemma for me at times. I am honestly been baffled by my inactivity in my life at times all the while my dreams and goals are running ramped through my mind like a herd of adorable puppies. I have things to do and sometimes I get to them, and sometimes I sit on my couch and scroll through Instagram.

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2018 in Recovery

I think it’s time to crawl out from under my rock and get my eyes once again adjusted to the light. 2018 was such a whirlwind that I am feeling a little beat-up by all of it. I feel that as we get older the years pass through us less gracefully than they did in our vibrant years of 20-something. Life is just a bit more jarring and the recovery period keeps getting stretch out longer and longer. Let me do a quick recap of 2018 first before I move into more details about our fertility journey.

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How to keep showing up (even when you feel like you have nothing to show for)

It’s been one full month since I have been out of school for the summer. I rushed into summer with a load of expectations:

Have a garage sale, check!
Workout more, check!
Build in time for writing…kind-of check!
Publish two blogs a month…uh…
Create a new Summer Memory Plan…memory, what?!

As I am sitting here trying to figure out what to write for my readers, I am simply just writing to myself and asking, “How can I continue to show up for this when I feel like I have nothing to show for?”.

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5 Keys To Unlocking Your Bravest Self

Over the course of my (not-so-long) life, I have discovered a few key reasons as to why I stuck through certain situations that I would have otherwise given up. When it comes to fighting for our dreams and being brave, these 5 components I am about to share with you have been vital to both my successes and my ability to dust off the failures and keep going.

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Braving 2017

One of my favorite activities between Christmas and New Year’s Eve is writing resolutions. I grab a cup of hot coffee, my journal, and spend some quality time with my thoughts. A few blogs I follow (Ann Voskamp, Jennie Allen, and Cultivate What Matters) have created amazing guides and booklets that have been so inspiring for me […]

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