Category Archives: Mindset

10 Lessons CEO @iBlogMag Matt Cherry Taught Me by @ClinkAndChat


by Mella Noir | Featured Contributor Ever met a man who for a living is surrounded by, speaking to and with, connecting, writing for and about, interviewing, conferencing, skyping, and creating content driven by women all day, every day? One who travels and attends woman-centered blog and social media conferences across the United States , and has a…

Own Your Hot Mess by @melindamassie

Own Your Hot Mess

Melinda Massie | Featured Contributor Last month I talked about switching your perspective in the approach to anything negative – especially clutter. There’s also another very important step that we all have to take before we can truly deal with and release said clutter. Sunshines, it’s time to own your hot mess. Now I know…

A Raw, Emotional Letter To My Kids. I’m Doing The Best I Can. by @ginnyzaparcohen

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by Ginny Cohen Dear Kids, I’m doing The Best I Can… I know I’m not always perfect but please know that I’m really trying to do the best I can for you. It may not always seem like it, but I promise you I am trying my hardest to keep all things balanced—kid time, family…

How to Say: “NO” – Boundaries Part 2 by @ArtistsEdge

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by Debra Russell | Featured Contributor I promise, with practice, being able to choose – yes or no – according to your values and priorities will give you tremendous empowerment and the freedom to create the life you want. And as I promised in Boundaries and the Power of “NO” (or Go Ahead, Be the…

Don’t Give Up…GIVE it UP! by @dancinmoma

Don't Give Up
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by Pamela McCormick | Featured Contributor In my house, during this pre-spring period, we have three “McCormick Mantras.”  These simple phrases are simple in concept, yet pack enormous power in action. —We “Give Up” things for Lent. —We “Go Green” on St. Patrick’s Day. —We “Step it Up” (and maybe dance a jig or two)….

How to Figure Out What You Want Out of Life by @AlignYourLife

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by Amita Patel Most of us have a fuzzy idea of what we want now, today, and maybe even this month. However, we struggle to answer the bigger question: “What Do I Really Want Out Of My Life?” When I ask this question to my clients, I usually get a few types of answers: •…

Recovering Overachiever Confession #2: I Nap. by @McDermott_Chime


From the series: Confessions of a Recovering Overachiever by Cortney McDermott, Chime Before my four year old daughter Gaia Ray lies down for a mid-day nap, she always lists the things she’s going to do “tomorrow” when she wakes. “Domani I’m going to read Duck for President and take Jackie Brown [her doll] for a walk…

6 Tips to Stop a Fight and Have a Great Night by @LivingOutLoud_

Great Night

by June Silny | Featured Contributor Sara picked up the ringing phone and heard her 25-year old daughter Zoe crying. In between the staccato sobs she heard the words, “It’s over. I’m packing my clothes.” When Sara heard that Zoe was moving out of the apartment she shared with her fiancé, Sara grabbed her Supermom…

My (Costly) Mistakes That Became Powerful Life Lessons @divineyoganista


by Caroline Frenette | Featured Contributor So, we should probably talk about the fact that as an entrepreneur you’re bound to make mistakes. (There.  I’ve said it.) Heck, you’ve probably made your fair share already, but let me go first… As an ambitious, passionate, and driven entrepreneur, I’ve made some pretty awesome mistakes, especially in…

Boundaries and the Power of “NO” (or Go Ahead, Be the Bitch) by @artistsedge


by Debra Russell | Featured Contributor The thought terrifies, doesn’t it?  What if they don’t like me?  What if they think I’m a bitch?  I’m a NICE PERSON!  I don’t want to be a bitch. Or if we’re being really honest with ourselves, I don’t want people to think of me as a bitch. Even…