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Are You a Good Financial Risk?

by Africa
True confession video coming your way this week. Maybe you will be able to relate. I have always been good about money, but not good with money. I knew all the things you were suppose to do. Helped other people get their money drama straight. All the time, I was hoping they would not look at my train wreck finances. I knew what to do. I just failed to do it for myself. So how does a reckless crazed entitled spender change? You’ll find out in the video as well as my three secrets for turning over a new financial […]

Getting From Here To There

by Africa
Need a realistic way to bring ideas to fruition, do goal setting, or project planning? Perhaps you know you need to shake things up in your life, but you aren’t sure what to add, prune, or change. In today’s video, I provide a broad overview of how to get from where you are now to where you want to go >>> Getting from Here to There. Use the system presented to your advantage. Run through it a few times, and then tweak it so it becomes your own. The basic steps are Reflect > Refine > Envision > Connect > […]

{Joyous Holidays} You Can Have It All

by Africa
There is something about the holiday season that makes me think about what I do and don’t have in my life. Do you have these thoughts, too? Perhaps it is the commercials, your neighbor’s over-the-top holiday light display, or any of those other nagging indicators that we just don’t have everything. I want to focus my attention on joy, but I get distracted by all the shiny objects.  🙄 I came across an infographic called A Woman’s Paradox (here’s the link). This infographic became a shiny object of a different variety for me. I was hypnotically drawn to the pictures […]

{Joyous Holidays} DIY Cousin It Christmas Tree

by Africa
Have you ever had a DIY project go crazy sideways? It happened to me and Hunter, my daughter, this holiday season. Hubby is working his hardest to make me not go holiday crazy this year, even down to my Christmas Day menu. So, that meant no Christmas tree, too. But, I had an idea that he could not get upset about. I decided to pull together a Christmas tree for less than $2. The tree didn’t turn out exactly how I had it envisioned in my head. Sometimes I forget I am a bit artistically challenged. So I offer you […]

{Joyous Holidays} How Do You Define Joy?

by Africa
I hope you are enjoying the Joyous Holidays series. I wish I could take credit for the idea. Joyous Holidays was the brainchild of a {Rock Your Everyday Life} community members. She wanted me to find out different people’s definition of JOY. We are about a week into the series, and I felt it was time I tackle the question head on. I started out with some soul-searching. Then I read some of the things I had earlier written about JOY. One thing jumped out at me because it rang so true in my heart: JOY is laughter. It is […]