Fresh Watermelon Margaritas

Fresh watermelon margaritas are the cure for Taco Tuesdays or a day of fun and relaxation. This is a winning recipe that you'll absolutely love! Best part is that if you like your margaritas spicy, you can simply add a little jalapeno juice and sliced jalapenos in it to spice it up. First, the rim … Continue reading Fresh Watermelon Margaritas

Bored Kids? Activities for the Cure

1. Beads + String Oh the good ole, The Who song Beads on a String! If you can find a bag of beads and some string, you have a lengthy activity for your kids to enjoy and get creative. 2. Planting Have a plot of land nearby? Wonderful. Dig up some holes and plant some … Continue reading Bored Kids? Activities for the Cure

10 Things Successful Sales People Ask Themselves Everyday

Sales is like being an elite athlete. You have to fail often, and fix the fails fast as you go. That's why we've created this list of 10 questions the best sellers out there ask themselves when selling their product or pitch. 1. How can I help this company or person? 2. What is this … Continue reading 10 Things Successful Sales People Ask Themselves Everyday

Whole30 R5, Energizer Bunny Sugar Detox

Just got back from a much needed vacation in Lake Arrowhead this week, and I fell off the wagon. The sugar wagon that is! I had a slice of pizza and a spicy watermelon margarita, AND THEY WERE DELICIOUS! Back home now and back to reality where I am writing and getting back into the … Continue reading Whole30 R5, Energizer Bunny Sugar Detox

Know Your Master

Anything we see, hear, breathe, and interact with on a base level has the power to influence us. Our growth happens inside our mom's belly, and then with your parents, your family, your peers and your community. As we are indoctrinated into the school system we are taught about our masters outside of our family … Continue reading Know Your Master

10 Comebacks for your Kids Questioning Phase

You have two major priorities: keep it like a White House press conference and keep your cool. Here are 10 Comebacks for your kids in the questioning why phase: 1. Yes That is correct. Validating a truthful clause. 2. No Definitely not going to happen anytime soon, false claim. 3. Maybe Anything is possible! 4. … Continue reading 10 Comebacks for your Kids Questioning Phase

15 Secret Things to do in Lake Arrowhead

Lake Arrowhead is the west coasts best kept secret for family vacationing, while keeping a low profile and pleasant ambience. Although the road up the mountain can make you a bit dizzy, the trip is well worth the drive. Below are 15 secret activities you can do while vacationing in Lake Arrowhead. 1. Spa Day … Continue reading 15 Secret Things to do in Lake Arrowhead

14 Sales Tips to Hit Your Goal

1. Focus on Helping Your Clients The goal for your product and service is to help your clients win. If it works, you could have a reoccurring client on your hands. This is always the best case scenario. Be active, be present, be nimble, be attentive and work with them to best suit their needs. … Continue reading 14 Sales Tips to Hit Your Goal

The Lonely Entrepreneur

It was 1962.  It was the tale end of the Great Depression. Unemployment was up over 600%. Bob saw his community struggling. He wanted to help. He thought of creating a hyper local print directory for local businesses looking to engage his community.  Hundreds of local business owners jumped on board, lining up to get … Continue reading The Lonely Entrepreneur

Wisdom Today

I feel left out this year. I feel like an outsider. I will be patient. I will shift. I will work hard. The world is upside down, it's okay to be still. Don't ignore your purpose. Don't ignore your message. Maginify your voice, and take a stand. But don't over do it. Take time to … Continue reading Wisdom Today

Your Wake Up Call is Here

I talked to several founders this quarter. There numbers were behind. In other words, same s&*%, different day. 'The team is not hitting 100% of their KPI." "They aren't hitting the goals." "I am on all their calls and watch all their deal progress." "I've taken over the team." "I need new talent." "I've done … Continue reading Your Wake Up Call is Here

How Taoism Can Save the World

Mastery of the world is achieved by letting things take their natural course. You can not master the world by changing the natural way. ~ Lao Tzu Our world is in a state of chaos in which control is the highest virtue. We do not have to look far to have this statement be relatable … Continue reading How Taoism Can Save the World

Another One Bites the Dust

Why Queen is for the people, and how this band created an amazing following sending solid messages. Let's get to it. Here are some Queen songs with powerful messages and lyrics that ring true today. 1. Another One Bites the Dust Reminds us of moving on quickly. 2. Bohemian Rhapsody Sorry mom. You were great, … Continue reading Another One Bites the Dust

How You Can Support the BLM Movement + Combat Systemic Rascism

The BLM movement was a much needed societal refresher and wake up call for America and the World. George Floyd did not die in vain. Activists are speaking their minds and are public. Non-patriarchal supporters are speaking their minds on the injustice going on in our communities, schools, jobs and homes. Discrimination is more easily … Continue reading How You Can Support the BLM Movement + Combat Systemic Rascism

You’re not sick. You’re just demented.

Welcome to 2020. Where mass fear and paranoia has taken over the population. We've become zombies. We are still human. A virus cannot be killed, and the world is not over. Let's be kind, be safe, wash our hands, wear our masks, and respect each others boundaries in every sense of the word. That is … Continue reading You’re not sick. You’re just demented.

Diane Ross Kissed Me

It was 1986 and the Woodbury Music Hall in Long Island, New York. My mother asked me and my sister if we wanted to go to a concert. We said YES! We were so excited. She opened with lights and a live band. She sounded like an angel. Because she was. She realized that many … Continue reading Diane Ross Kissed Me

Why I Feel like ‘Landalious “The Truth” Truefeld’ from Crank Yankers

1. I've sold garbage products, similar to 'Landalious "The Truth" Truefeld's energy drinks, to make a living and enjoy sugar, a bit of caffeine, and a dash of vodka here and there. 2. I live in a gated community that happens to have a high population of senior citizens similar to 'Landalious "The Truth" Truefeld's … Continue reading Why I Feel like ‘Landalious “The Truth” Truefeld’ from Crank Yankers

Did America Just Deal Us a Dose of Global Munchausen by Proxy?

It's a mother. And the world this year has been a doozy. COVID-19 has been named, but the Flu is a virus that never can go away, even with containment. But will a vaccine or isolating ourselves really help us? TBD. Munchausen by Proxy is a serious silent killer that mostly goes undetected by health … Continue reading Did America Just Deal Us a Dose of Global Munchausen by Proxy?

5 Leadership Skills for Healthy Teams

Management is a gift, and leading teams is a privilege. Congrats on your new leadership role, but with great power comes great responsibility. Owning a company and having people work for you IS a TRUE privilege. And our teams can only be as successful as you ALLOW them to be. Leadership is not about you, … Continue reading 5 Leadership Skills for Healthy Teams

The Mayonnaise Jar and 2 Cups of Coffee

When things in your lives seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the 2 cups of coffee. A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began , he wordlessly picked up a … Continue reading The Mayonnaise Jar and 2 Cups of Coffee

I watched ‘It’. WTF.

I am normally not a horror movie buff, but decided to watch the movie 'It' today. Bad choice. Let me explain. The movie 'It' is actually about a REAL PSYCHOLOGICAL ABUSE syndrome called Munchausen By Proxy. And it's really, really real. Anyone that has the syndrome has it for life. Back to the movie, SPOILER … Continue reading I watched ‘It’. WTF.

Have you Been Attacked by an Energy Vampire? Let’s find out!

Let's do this. This article is to identify and ambush the energy vampire at its tracks. 1. Identify the Energy Vampire How do you know you've been ambushed by an energy vampire? Do a full energy audit scan of your body right after you meet with a person. Are you still carrying their energy? If … Continue reading Have you Been Attacked by an Energy Vampire? Let’s find out!

How to Let Go of Negative Attachments

Healthy mammals need two major things to feel productive and balanced: safety and autonomy. Let me expand. Our daily learning and occurrences in life produce our outcomes. In the middle of it all is our decisions and freedom of choice. Our first relationship we have in life is our mother and father. The way they … Continue reading How to Let Go of Negative Attachments

The Effects of Parental Mental Illness on Children and the Need for Healing

Elisabet Kvarnstrom drills down the steps to heal from Bridge Stone Recovery, visit bridgestorecovery.com. Ivy McQuain had two sons she loved more than anything. “I thought I was the best mother in the world. I was home when they got home. I went to college and earned my degrees. I had a business. To the … Continue reading The Effects of Parental Mental Illness on Children and the Need for Healing

ACOA Reference List from the World Health Organization

The Laundry List – 14 Traits of an Adult Child of an Alcoholic courtesy of AdultChildren.org We became isolated and afraid of people and authority figures.We became approval seekers and lost our identity in the process.We are frightened by angry people and any personal criticism.We either become alcoholics, marry them or both, or find another … Continue reading ACOA Reference List from the World Health Organization

Shedding the Scars of Mainstream Media

Let's take it back, way back! 😉 EVOLUTION The human race as a species has evolved for many years and continues to do so. When Lauren Hill said 'Everything is everything,' same goes for our body, mind, and soul. We certainly are who we eat, but it's not just that. We are our habits. We … Continue reading Shedding the Scars of Mainstream Media

10 Top Things I’ve Shredded in 2020

10. Deleted Facebook I've never felt so free, Song of Music celebratory in years! I mainly stick to Instagram @leverageambition, and don't need any unnecessary social platforms that do not serve my greater good. 9. Lost 12 Pounds By walking, paleo diet and Whole30 one time. 8. Embraced my inner Entrepreneur Trying to beat my … Continue reading 10 Top Things I’ve Shredded in 2020

9 Life Hacks for a Healthy Work Life

Be kind, make allies, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY don’t negatively gossip about others like a teenager.  You don’t have to have sleepover parties, but it’s good to have colleagues you can laugh with.  Choose close colleagues wisely, and don’t talk behind anyone’s back.  Smack talk is more a reflection on YOU, rather then the person you … Continue reading 9 Life Hacks for a Healthy Work Life

Mid-Summer’s Night Remix

Star Spangled Banner – Whitney Houston https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAwaNWGLM0c Huey Lewis and the News – Power of Love https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCkgYhtz64U Sunflower – Post Malone & Swae Lee https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCkgYhtz64U Walking on Broken Glass – Annie Lenox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCkgYhtz64U Sugar – Stevie Wonder https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_L51WUP1fi8 Philadelphia Freedom – Elton John https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gM4Xm2MGLNQ The Longest Time – Billie Joel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_XgQhMPeEQ In Your Eyes – … Continue reading Mid-Summer’s Night Remix

6 Cost Effective Local Advertising Ideas

Times are tough. COVID has put many business on hold until the fall and winter seasons, maybe even infinitely. Some companies are shifting their business model to adapt with the times to keep new business rolling in and others are out of business for good. For those that are still looking to promote their local … Continue reading 6 Cost Effective Local Advertising Ideas

5 Stay at Home Fourth of July Ideas with Family

This Fourth of July is very different than what we've seen in former years. Local and national politicians have ordered all to remain away from beaches, public parks, national monuments, bars, and dine in restaurants. They are still trying to prevent the COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus from spreading, infecting and killing the masses. … Continue reading 5 Stay at Home Fourth of July Ideas with Family

DIY All-Purpose Cleaning Sprays

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com My least favorite thing to buy at the store is cleaning sprays. Here's why. First off, they are overly expensive to buy. I have seen cleaning sprays for kitchen, bathrooms, and windows for over $20. I don't think it costs that much to make! Second, the ingredients list is alarming … Continue reading DIY All-Purpose Cleaning Sprays

Top 8 Essential Oils for Everything

Essential oils are something that I've learned to cherish, especially in my mid to late 30's. These oils have helped me avoid countless trips to CVS. Below are some oils, their scents, what they enhance or heal to help guide you on living your best life. 1. Peppermint oil Photo by icon0.com on Pexels.com Peppermint … Continue reading Top 8 Essential Oils for Everything

15 Most Profitable Small Business Ideas

Photo by Ketut Subiyanto on Pexels.com Many dream of quitting their day job to turn to something more lucrative and exciting. Being in corporate for some time myself, I've always envied those that started a side business that turned into their full time business. I've done my research and found 15 most profitable small businesses … Continue reading 15 Most Profitable Small Business Ideas

Unique Birthday Present Ideas

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Ever have a birthday to attend, and have a hard time getting something fun and unique to make that special someone happy? Below are some unique birthday gifts that your loved one is sure to cherish! 1. Clarkson Ave Crumb Cake Co. Nothing says I love you like a homemade … Continue reading Unique Birthday Present Ideas