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DO WHAT YOU LOVE AND DO IT ON YOUR TERMS

#WCW NATALIE'S STORY

Natalie does design and motherhood on her terms, without apology or permission.  A mom of 2, Natalie reminds us that motherhood doesn’t have to be boring or cookie cutter, and neither does your home. Natalie has not only the courage to create totally unique, bold,...

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LET IT BE

HOW TO GIVE UP CONTROL & LEARN TO SURRENDER

“Surrender to what is. Say ‘yes’ to life and see how life suddenly starts working for you rather than against you.” ~Eckhart Tolle

I am learning the power of surrender. I’m learning how to receive.  I’m...

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101 QUOTES FOR THE STRONG, WISE, UNSTOPPABLE WOMAN

Nothing lands the perfect punch like a well placed, eloquent, insightful quote. I’ve been collecting my favorite for years and have assembled the best here. These quotes are specifically for the ambitious, soulful, strong, woman ready to step into her power. If the call for more has been...

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ARGUE FOR YOUR LIMITATIONS & YOU GET TO KEEP THEM

LET GO OF WHO YOU THINK YOU ARE TO UNCOVER THE REAL YOU

Paradigms are like glasses. When you have incomplete paradigms about yourself or life in general, it’s like wearing glasses with the wrong prescription. That lens affects how you see everything else.” ~  Sean Covey ~

I AM 6...

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F*@K THE FAIRYTALE

MOTHERHOOD ISN'T ALWAYS YOUR HAPPILY EVER AFTER

“As for fairy tales, he understood that they were reflections of the people who had spun them, and were flecked with little truth.” ~ Laini Taylor ~

Once upon a time, a little girl grew up, married her prince, had lots of babies and...

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STOP SETTLING FOR MEDIOCRITY

FIGHT FOR A LIFE YOU LOVE

Don’t waste your life. No one chooses mediocrity but many settle for it. Never settle.” ~ Anonymous ~

“Dream big!  Never give up!  Follow your heart! You can accomplish anything!” Motivational platitudes are a dime a dozen. As often as...

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CLIMB THE DAMN MOUNTAIN

STOP IGNORING YOUR DESIRES

Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac

I once read the business of life is the acquisition of memories.  I like this. It’s simple and...

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IT’S NOT ABOUT DOING DIFFERENT THINGS, IT’S ABOUT DOING THINGS DIFFERENTLY

YOU DON’T HAVE TO WORK SO HARD

Working smart is harder than working hard. It’s just less visible, and we care too much about what others see.”

I stood in a beautiful banquet hall, a microphone in my shaking hands, trying not to break down in tears.  The new pink journal I...

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THE CRUSHING WEIGHT OF GUILT

AND HOW TO BEGIN LETTING IT GO

“Guilt’s just your ego’s way of tricking you into thinking that you’re making moral progress. Don’t fall for it, my dear.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert ~

It happened again just this morning. I rushed around, getting my kids back to...

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