Self-Employed?

I’m trying to decide if I want to pursue self-employment as at least a part time job while I am an apprentice, or if I want to pursue a possibly minimum-wage job with hourly employment. Do I like being self-employed? Yes, definitely. But are there struggles? For sure. Being self-employed is risky. You don’t always…

Lessons from the Barn, #2

If you follow me on Instagram, you would know that for the past month, I’ve been working on a ranch as barn staff. It’s been a great experience so far. I’ve learned more than I knew was possible to know about horses, people, and running a barn. I’ve also learned that there is a WHOLE…

Don’t Give Up

Believe it or not, it’s after 11pm, I’m in bed writing this, and I need to be on the road by 7:30 in the morning. Why am I doing this? Because I told myself I’d post on my blog everyday this week. It would be so easy to skip today, to say it doesn’t matter….

“Candy” Collagen Ice Cream

After tasting this ice cream, my mom said it tastes like there is candy in it. Well, dates have been called “nature’s candy”, so I guess she is right.

These Are A Few of My Favorite Things…from the month of April

Atomic Habits, by James Clear. This book is a thorough breakdown of why we do what we do, and how to change what you do. I learned so much about myself, and how to work with my natural tendencies instead of fighting against them. Also, if you’re scared of non-fiction, this book is a great…

How to Stop Fear From Holding You Back

I am a huge fan of doing things that scare you. I’m not talking about stupid things like running in front of a moving car. I’m talking about your dreams and the things you REALLY want to do, but you’re scared that it won’t work out, that you won’t be good enough, that people won’t…

Phone Freedom – What It Is and How to Get It

A play off the phrase “financial freedom”? Maybe. But there are parallels between the two. Financial freedom means that you have freedom from debt because you are making more money than you spend. You have enough money to do what you want to do, when you want to do it. I would add that financial…

How I Am Creating Better Eating Habits

I’m reading the book “Atomic Habits” by James Clear. In the book, Clear explains the three major parts to a habit: cue, craving, response, and reward. To change a habit, we have to make the response to the new, good habit, easy, and the old response to the bad habit, hard. One way to make…

These are a few of my favorite things…from the month of March.

In March, I discovered new favorites – books, coffee, a new recipe, and more. I know this post is long overdue, but better late than never, right?! Without further ado, here are five of my favorites so you can enjoy them too! Allegro, Organic French Roast, Dark Roast Coffee. I like my coffee strong and…