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Kick Your “Buts” Out The Window This Year

Kick Your “Buts” Out The Window This Year

December 28, 2015

Every year at about this time, thousands of people, just like you, make a New Year’s Resolution. A resolution is a commitment to achieve something BIG that has been weighing on their heart and mind. They tell themselves a story of success that... Read More

The Myth of Balance

The Myth of Balance

December 14, 2015

Can you have it all? For years I searched for the perfect balance in my life between my career and my family. I pictured my life split, somewhat evenly with 50% work and 50% family.  I’d heard it was possible and yet I struggled. When... Read More

Greatness is a Choice

Greatness is a Choice

December 7, 2015

I’m an Iowa State sports fan and many have said throughout the years that we are loyal fans, fans that stick by our teams when we are winning and when we are losing. Unfortunately, in the area of football, losing is more often the norm than... Read More

The Truth About Being Busy

The Truth About Being Busy

December 1, 2015

"How are you?" "Oh, I'm so busy!" "Could you help me with this project?” "Sorry, I can't, too busy!" "Did you get that project done yet?" "Sorry, didn’t get that... Read More

Let Positivity Fuel Your Change

Let Positivity Fuel Your Change

November 23, 2015

In today’s world, it can be hard to focus on things we are thankful for.  It seems that every time we turn on the TV, open the newspaper, or tune into social media, we are bombarded with bad news.  We hear stories of war, terrorism,... Read More

Could You Be Afraid of Success

Could You Be Afraid of Success

November 16, 2015

Seriously, fear of success? I don’t think I have ever heard anyone say, “I sure am afraid of success!” It sounds crazy, right? As a life and business coach, I hear it all the time. Now, I am not saying that my clients come... Read More

Could You Be Cheating on You?

Could You Be Cheating on You?

November 5, 2015

Have you ever considered that perhaps you are not where you thought you would be at this stage in life because you cheated on yourself? One of my all-time favorite birthday gifts was a Garmin Vivofit, which I got a couple of years ago.  I... Read More

Happiness is Not Found at the Top of a Mountain

Happiness is Not Found at the Top of a Mountain

November 1, 2015

Before we get very far into this blog, it is important to realize that happiness comes in many forms and you must ask yourself what happiness means to you.  For many years in my life, I was searching for happiness.  I graduated and moved... Read More

Are You Ready To Upgrade?

Are You Ready To Upgrade?

October 26, 2015

“You know Carrie, you will need to upgrade.” While waiting for my first cup of coffee early this morning, my husband, out of the blue, announced that I really needed to do my upgrade.  He caught me off guard, probably... Read More

Life is a Gift!

Life is a Gift!

June 15, 2015

Have you ever had one of those weeks where too many people you know are struggling with serious stuff… financial issues, serious illnesses, and even death? I am having one of those weeks, and the week is not even half over! Today is a... Read More

It's All How You Look at it...

It's All How You Look at it...

June 1, 2015

“It sure must be nice to be a stay at home mom, cuz' you could ride your bike all day... Read More

Are You Having Fun?

Are You Having Fun?

May 26, 2015

When we changed our name to Love Your Life, we got a lot of feedback.  Some loved it and some clearly didn’t!  That made us wonder...Why the big divide in a simple name change? Clearly, we had struck a nerve! So, we... Read More