Friday, March 24, 2017
Recently, I've been listening to more podcasts than music and I wanted to share my favorites with you. Podcasts are becoming ever more popular and most blogger or entrepreneur is finding a personal way to create a new podcast expanding their brand and knowhow. It's been really great though as I read more and watch less TV (only occasionally now) and listen to more- I feel like my brain is exercising and that's a great feeling. I really hope you like my suggestions and download them for your spare time or travel time even. Let me know what you think- love or hate in the comments below! Tell me if you have a favorite too that I may not know about.
The Balanced BlondeA podcast from a sweet gal running a blog and on social media as The Balanced Blonde. I just listened to her latest podcast when she talked to Mary Beth LaRue a soul coach and yoga teacher who helps the introvert become a successful person by owning their fears and overcoming them. She talks to many professionals and gets advice on various topics in life. It's a great talk show and relates back to the blog and her content- I would definitely check it out if you're into many lifestyle blogs.
Making Marriage More
I love this podcast like so so much! It's my favorite podcast on marriage, family and relationships- also faith too but I'm sort of biased. Jeff and Mandy Rose are a couple I've been following for years through blogs and social media. Their family is near ideal and I just adore them to pieces. They make it clear their lives aren't perfect and between the giggling, teasing and marriage tiffs'- it's a hilarious show you never wanna miss. You laugh, cry and ponder things in your life and how you can make your marriage more.
Coffee with Chrachel
Coffee with Chrachel is a daily mix of entertainment to news, to celebs and randomness between it all. It's truly a live chat (or brain dump) with a couple of young Seattlites, Chris and Rachel-who just really love chatting and drinking coffee. It's funny and who knows where the conversation will end up- but isn't that half the fun to a morning talk show?
Ladies who Lunch
This podcast is from two YouTubers who I adore Cat and Ingrid and while I've only listened to a couple episodes- it warms my heart to hear them talk about real and raw things in this world. A wide variety of topics like life, love, sexuality, gender roles, friendship, news and media and more! It's a neat podcast and I never make assumptions on each episode because they are lovely and random and chatty. It always feels like I'm sitting in the room with them as my two best friends. Definitely check them out and if you'd like more- here are their channels on YT as well.
The Lively ShowThis weekly podcast designed to uplift, inspire, and add a little extra intention to your everyday. Episodes touch on various aspects of our lives including possessions, personal habits, relationships, and career. Entrepreneurship and online business also appear from time to time. (from description on iTunes)
I would also highly suggest listening to this one especially when working on self discovery and self development. It's great!
Where Passion Meets Truth
It's brand new! So go download it now and just take a listen. From my friends Raewyn and Megan who are two self love gurus and entrepreneurs and not to mention- two badass ladies! I've loved the first few episodes: an introduction, one featuring money mindset and one talking about how confidence shapes your mindset. Shield Sisters Initiative website is where it's all based- if you're not already following and or a part of the movement JOIN US!
Psychobabble with Tyler Oakley
Tyler Oakley is another wonderful and hilarious YouTuber who I cannot get enough of! I've been listening and watching for over 2 years now and after seeing his movie called "Snervous" I am even more obsessed with his personality, dedication and humor. He and his best friend and co-speaker talk about news and media, random stories and adventures they go on. It's the greatest podcast for when you're feeling down- I can't get through a podcast without laughing.
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Monday, March 20, 2017
I've been on a continuous kick of english breakfast tea and coconut mocha k cup with vanilla creamer! I haven't been good at drinking water regularly except at night.
I've been eating some of these Velveeta mac n cheese and Hershey's chocolate eggs to be quite honest.
miracle morning is still being read on some nights when I can't sleep or focus. I'm excited for a list of books I have on my bookshelf up next too. If you're not too busy- you should come read more on my blog or come link up with us on Bloggy Brunch on sundays.
currently obsessed on//
The Voice. Man, I wish I could sing like some of these people and amazing- young kids! It's mind blowing and if you're not watching this season you should be...
currently looking forward to//
april. new month, new objective, fresh start. I'm really looking forward to buying a new used car, a larger more efficient one.
currently inspired by//
I'm also paying a lot of attention to brush lettering and calligraphy- lots of talented people I follow.
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Hello and welcome again! I'm glad you're here and I hope you had a great week and if not, well we can soon start over.
These last few weeks have been struggle bunny for me and just plain stressful. I have been sick with worry about my mom and her current condition *simply put* she isn't taking care of herself and no one will help her [outside sources]. Anyway, I'm trying to pick up the pace tonight so I can get a few blogs ahead and just feel a bit more steady. I've felt very lucky that I have such amazing and supportive blogging besties Pamela and Raewyn who do this great linkup with me.
I'm so happy it's almost the end of March and along with that almost SPRINGTIME! What are you looking forward to?
I'm gonna do a new blog reap and maybe a little check in as well. Maybe if you haven't been to my blog a whole lot before now (or on my old blogs) then you'll like what I'm showing you now.
- March Currently
- Friday Coffee Date
- Why I decided to become a VA
- 6 ways to make and keep online friends
- Thanks for the memories
- Simple ways to show you love someone
- March Goals and Intentions
I have realized that it takes a lot to be successful and I surely want to keep moving forward. It takes time, patience and persistence as well as a strong drive to get things done. I'm working on following through with my commitments because that shouldn't be hard in the first place. Mostly it's just prioritizing, scheduling things in a certain order and some time management skills need to be improved. I've been using Trello for managing tasks and prioritizing them as well. I really enjoy using a productivity application on my phone called Forest. It's like a timer but instead it keeps you on one task, the app and if you exit you lose your progress on a game to grow trees. The longer you stay in app, the bigger the trees are and more trees you unlock.
You should check it out!