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5 Ways to Successfully Build a Personal Brand

They say one’s perception is their reality. So, what are others' perceptions of you? What do you stand for? What do you want to be most known or remembered for? Thanks to the world wide web and social media, we now live in a time where personal brands aren’t just necessary for our favorite celebrities and popular CEOs. We all should have a personal brand. Do you have one? If not, no worries friend! Keep reading to learn how to successfully build a personal brand. read more[...]

How To Work Smarter, Not Harder with Asana

As you all know, I’m a self-published author (yes, on top of having a full-time job and this blog!) Let’s just say I always have a ton to do, especially when I decide to write a book. The book publishing process has a lot of key steps and it’s easy to lose track; whether it’s brainstorming, executing, editing, formatting, cover design, and so on! (See, I told you it’s a lot!) Before kicking off writing my fifth novel, I was determined to find a tool that would help me stay on top of executing my new book[...]

7 Steps to Setting Goals & Achieving Them This Year

Goals, we all have them. Especially now towards the end of the year. In the midst of all the holiday excitement and frenzy, you’re starting to think about all the things that you wanted to accomplish this past year and didn’t. Then, you sit down and write down all your goals and New Year’s resolutions for the year ahead, determined to meet them all this time. But it’s important to remember, you can want to accomplish something until you’re blue in the face, but that doesn’t mean it will happen. Goals a[...]

3 Morning Habits You Need to Improve Your Day

We are all creatures of habit, both good and bad.  One of the best things that we can do to ensure that we are properly caring for ourselves is to establish daily morning habits.  Healthy morning habits help to lay the foundation for a productive, successful day.  Now, do morning habits prevent things from going sideways? No, but they do help establish a foundation that you can go back to throughout the day when things get tough.  Let’s dive in and talk about 3 morning habits you need to impr[...]

11 Benefits of Reading: Why You Should Read Every Day

There’s no secret that we’re living in unprecedented times. With Covid-19, social distancing, and racial tensions running high, it’s safe to say that we are living in a very stressful environment. In fact, studies show that Americans are more stressed than ever before. It’s easy to get distracted by all that is going on around you. But what if I told you, there’s one thing that you can do to help minimize your stress in addition to a bunch of other benefits. Want to know what it is? Reading! Yes, the act[...]

Time Blocking: How to Conquer Your Day in 8 Steps

The typical workday is 8 hours long. In theory, that seems like plenty of time to get all of your daily tasks and duties completed especially if you took the time to make a trusty to-do list. But more often than not, many feel that 8 hours is not enough time to get everything on their list done. And if you’re like me, you often need to work longer hours to balance your career, side business, and other ambitions. So, how are you supposed to make the most of your time and tackle all of your priorities without feel[...]

How to Create a Morning Routine for Success

  What does a successful day look like to you? How do you feel when you wake up every morning? Do you just want to crawl back under your covers and hide from your responsibilities, or do you wake up eager to seize the day? What do you spend the first thirty to sixty minutes of your day doing? Does it involve a morning routine? What if I told you that most of the world’s most successful people have a morning routine that they live by. Think Gary Vaynerchuk, Oprah Winfrey, and former President Barack Obama. Keep r[...]

Summer Reading List: 10 Books to Read this Summer

Summer is here! Although this summer is slightly different (hello quarantine) it’s the perfect time to kick back, relax, enjoy the longer days, pretty sunsets, and a great book! Honestly, that’s all I plan on doing this summer! What’s on your reading list? If you need a little help giving your summer reading list a boost, no worries. Here are 10 books to read this summer! read more[...]