5 Tips to Successfully Achieve Goals

How do I achieve my goals? It's a question everyone asks themselves, but one that few people take the time to truly answer. Recently, I achieved a major goal of mine. After endless hours of studying, I passed my real estate exam! And I genuinely believe that one thing made all the difference: positivity. Instead of dwelling on the negative and allowing fear and self-doubt to creep in, I focused on positive thinking. This helped me minimize stress, maintain healthy relationships, and prioritize my mental and physical health during times of growth. So to help you achieve your goals and live the life of your dreams, I'm offering up a few tips on how to successfully achieve goals while minimizing stress and self-doubt.   These five tips have always helped me to [...]

How to Cope Through Periods of Growth

Times of growth can be scary. But they can also be some of the most exciting and fulfilling times of our lives. Whether it's landing a new job, having a baby, or moving to a new city, major life changes challenge us to learn more about who we are and who we are becoming. Tackling IVF as a single woman has pushed me to grow in ways I didn't even know were possible. Becoming a mom is a daunting task for anyone, especially when you're doing so outside the norms set by society. And between the constant doctor's appointments and the carefully-timed hormone shots, there have been times that I've felt like I'm no longer in control of my life or my body. But instead of running from stress and uncomfortable [...]

8 Superfoods to Add to Smoothies

The word superfood gets tossed around pretty often these days. And while fancy-schmancy adaptogen powders and superfood smoothie add-ins are great and all, you can get many of the same benefits (and save a good deal of money in the process) by singling out their key ingredients and adding them individually to your smoothies, morning coffee, or breakfast juice. When it comes to superfood powders, much of what you're paying for is just a healthy-sounding product name and Instagram-worthy packaging. So to help you boost the nutritional value of your daily drink without breaking the bank, I've rounded up the best superfoods to add to smoothies. Most of these smoothie ingredients are surprisingly affordable and can be found on the shelves of your neighborhood grocery store. And when all else fails, [...]