3 Business Lessons I Learned From the Trolls Movie

On Black Friday, I took my daughter to watch the movie Trolls. She had been asking about it since we saw the preview in August so I was happy to finally be able to take her. Sitting in a dark theater with her in my lap, it was quite a different scene than when I was...

June 2017: Business and Self-Love Goals

Writing a goals post was always one of my favorite things to do on my personal blog. It was something that kept me accountable. Lately, I've been battling some self-sabotaging gremlins and I feel that posting my goals and wins publicly could be very helpful for all of...

Mindset: What it is, How it Works, and How to Control It

I’m about to go full Brady Bunch up in here. If things aren’t working out in your business, life, relationships, I’ll take a shot and guess that the issue is: mindset, mindset, mindset. You’ve probably heard a lot about mindset lately. Even though many entrepreneurs...

The Importance of a Community of Gratitude

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson It has been said time...

How to Find Time for Me (Yes, You!)

Shield Sisters, we have a lot going on in lives. We’re women in business. We’re expressive, creative, and innovative individuals. We’re entrepreneurs running our own companies and our own households. But with all of the stuff we have to do each day, how can we carve...

Do I Need a Coach?

In last week’s post, Coaching Made Clear Part One: What does a coach do? we chatted about the basics about what a coach should provide for you. The ABC’s of coaching are what any coach should be able to provide: accountability, brainstorming, and clarity. After last...

10 Years On Your Self-Love Journey

It's crazy to think that 2017 marks my tenth year of actively pursuing self-love. Ten years of working every day to accept my flaws, to take the word "crazy" out of my self-talk vocabulary and those are just the ones that I spend the most time on. That's also ten...

Maintaining Yourself Without Giving in to Other Blogger Pressure

Here’s the thing every new blogger needs to know about the blogging world: It is so mercurial you’re going to feel like you’re flying by the seat of your pants whether you’ve been blogging for 2 days or 10 years. We want you to know that and to repeat that to yourself...

How to Easily Build Your Email List With Social Media

Building your email list seems to be everyone's focus these days. Whether it's content upgrades, Facebook ads, or giant Pinterest images looming on your screen, it seems that everyone is on the bandwagon and yet... everyone is missing the BEST and EASIEST and CHEAPEST...

Focusing Your Blog vs Niching Down

  First things first, let’s get the definition straight...What is a niche? In the blog and business world, a niche is what category you fall under. Many popular niches include fashion, beauty, wedding and business. Sometimes the big niches are broken into smaller...

13 Ways to Celebrate Galentine’s Day

Have you heard of Galentine's Day? Galentine's Day is celebrated on February 13th and is a pop culture event. If you are not familiar with the TV show Parks and Rec then you most likely don't know what Galentine's Day is. That's totally okay! But I want to let you in...

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September Goals & Intentions: Organization

What do you think of when you hear the word “organized?” Being organized may seem like a time-consuming task and one that you’ll never accomplish, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, spending a little time up front to get organized could help you have more time for...

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Living The Work At Home Mom Life

Lately, the people in my personal life have been asking a lot of questions about what I do and when I'm going to go back to work, especially since my husband and I are nowhere near as financially stable as we were when I was working 70 hour weeks. Of course we are not...

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