Netflix Presents – DIG DEEPER: The Disappearance of Birgit Meier πŸ‘‹ | Leverage Ambition

Many things still need to be clarified about the intricate specifics of the disappearance of Birgit Meier, but the bitter truth is that this gruesome case seems to linger unresolved from 1989 to 2017. This brutal crime is sickening and relentless. No one truly knew where Birgit was or could be, and without major clues…

The Rich History of the Luiseno Native American Tribe in Southern California πŸŽ‘ | Leverage Ambition

The Native American lands span the entire length of America and beyond. Today we want to review the land specifically in Valley Center, a Native American land in Southern California that is rich in the Luiseno Indian history. They moved up and down the coast in search of food and shelter, staying where they could…

It’s Snowing in LA AND Santa Came To Visit Us πŸŽ… | Leverage Ambition

Today is Black Friday and to kick off the holiday season, we stopped into The Grove at Fairfax & 3rd Street in the city of Los Angeles to get this party started right. The Grove in Los Angeles is owned by Caruso, and has plenty of good stores to shop in for Christmas presents that…

5 Personalities at Work + How To Manage Them | Leverage Ambition

Every person in your company has their unique opinions and management techniques. Managing to each person’s individuality will respect each person out there. It is critical to give each person their space and time to do what they need to do, while monitoring progress and motivating others without being aggressive, fake or over the top….

10 Things To Do When Getting Back Home From Thanksgiving Break | Leverage Ambition

The day after Thanksgiving is always a wash. This Thanksgiving we went away, coming back on the infamous Black Friday. Surprisingly, we didn’t hit much traffic on the way home. Mainly because I assume everyone both ate and drank a wee bit too much. Luckily we are sober this holiday season to test our will…

Saving My Pennies on Black Friday | Leverage Ambition

I have decided that I will not be shopping this Black Friday. I see all of the major news outlets are telling to get out and spend our money, then in the same segment telling us that there is a South African variant of the COVID virus running around that we should be scared of…

5 Weird Things We Shamefully Admit We Do, That YOU May Too | Leverage Ambition

It just got weird.  Sound familiar? Same. Things get weirder and weirder as I grow older and the more I realize what’s really going on, I get weird. Weird mainly due to the fact that if I do things out of pandora’s box or differently than the crowd.Β  And who wants to be part of…

10 Fun Family Things To Do On Thanksgiving Break (And The Kids Can Come Too) | Leverage Ambition

SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER (just kidding it’s FALL BREAK)! I used to ABSOLUTELY LOVE time off from school when I was a kid. Playing on the beach, hiking in the hills, and spending time gaming were my favorite past times. I could never beat Zelda though even after mastering the ghost town maze. The kids…

8 Ridiculous Reasons Why We Didn’t Get The Job | Leverage Ambition

Applying for a new job is a full time job in itself. Tweaking our resumes, updating our LinkedIn profile, spending hours on interviews that don’t pan out – something’s got to give! We have learned through our careers to try and not take that rejection personally, even though we want to yell it on top…

Thanksgiving Food Timeline Reminders Today, The Monday Before Thanksgiving Day | Leverage Ambition

Ugh, here comes the massive cooking festival we call Thanksgiving! Ready, set, go! It’s time to drink down that extra cup of coffee today and get started on your battle plan of timeline prepping pre-Thanksgiving. My memories of Thanksgiving pasts have been excruciatingly painful, mainly due to the fact that I could never extend our…

How To Give Thanks as a Fellow Blogger This Thanksgiving | Leverage Ambition

As I look back into Thanksgiving’s pasts, I am thankful for all the memories I have shared with family and friends. Thanksgiving was always a great time to see old friends I had grown up with that I may not have been in touch with on a regular basis. It was fun to catch up…

4 Reasons You Will ALWAYS Win πŸ† | Leverage Ambition

Here are 4 reasons you will ALWAYS win, you winner you! You don’t hate on anyone. You figured out that sitting around coffee talking about others is a waste of your time and energy. You feel this in every fiber in your bemuch so that you refrain from gossiping, even though your friend at work…

4 Quickies To Help Combat Candida Naturally | Leverage Ambition

Fungal infections can affect anyone at anytime during their lives. Fungal infections can slow down our immune system and make us break out in hives. With a good doctor to diagnose you at hand, you could an overgrowth of candida that may warrant an antifungal diet. We have pulled together 4 different drinks and meals…

16 Things To Say Instead of Sorry | Leverage Ambition

Sorry is played out and seems disingenuous nowadays. And as women, I find we always are expected to apologize for our existence in our jobs, our homes, and for the overall general public. Sometimes we need to apologize and recognize our part in the situation, but some of us insecure folk tend to apologize for…

πŸš΅β€β™€οΈ LA Hiking Trails To Hit Up This Holiday Season | Leverage Ambition

I realize that when I walk more, I get in a better mood and have time to clear my head. My brain can be scattered often, so a nice hike always helps me get out of my head and into nature. It’s simple, but sometimes I make it complicated. Merp. And here we come, HOLIDAYS!…

πŸ§—β€β™€οΈ Moving Up, On & Out | Leverage Ambition

2021 has been filled with blessings and challenges. I have learned so much about media, politics, freedom of speech, my family and my neighborhood. I realize that media serves a purpose to inform us of news that impacts is on micro and macro levels. It is important for us to pay attention, but also important…

5 Full Frost Moon Rituals to Bathe in This Taurus Lunar New Moon Eclipse on Friday, November 19th | Leverage Ambition

I absolutely love the FULL MOON! As a fellow Cancer Moon Child I thoroughly enjoy bring out all of my crystals and getting witchy with the FROST MOON. Some people call it the BEAVER MOON because all the beavers globally start to hibernate as the winter approaches us on December 21st. This specific full moon…

πŸŽ„ 10 Ways To Stay Healthy During the Holidays | Leverage Ambition

The holidays are creeping up on us, and as the creeper squirrels make their entrance, it’s time for some MAJOR SELF CARE. Dealing with the stress of the pandemic has been somewhat unbearable in different ways, some more stressful than others. I like the holidays. I like the Christmas lights, seeing the lights of the…

Work is Not Responsible For My Happiness, I Am | Leverage Ambition

I have had many jobs in my lifetime. My first job was a beach camp counselor, the next was a secretary at a marina, after that was an alumni coordinator at a boarding school, soon after I was a waitress. My first jobs all taught me something very important: my work jobs were not responsible…

A Pink Rose in My Garden | Leverage Ambition

Today I found the most delicate pink flower in my garden, which I think is a testament to god and the crumpled eggshells I have been throwing on the soil. There were some smaller buds left to bloom, and I will send an update once more come in. Happy Monday! #leverageambition #leverageambi1 #leverage #ambition #eat…

What’s Your Funny Thanksgiving Nickname? | Leverage Ambition

Thanksgiving is a great time to give thanks for all that we’ve been given through the last year. It is a good time to reflect on what you’ve accomplished, what you’ve overcome, and prep for the holiday madness. I always like to be introspective as the holidays approach, but Thanksgiving time is a great time…

Providence Means the Protective Care of God, Nature, or a Spiritual Power | Leverage Ambition

Trials and worry have been the norm in our daily lives, and inexhaustibly heightened in the pandemic. Fear does weird things to us. We come in fright, we flight, or we freeze. But some of us are ANGRY. Some of us are overwhelmed and outwardly aggressively mean to others, sitting in our deep sense of…

Perfect Paleo Pecan Pie | Leverage Ambition

Pecan pie reminds me of being a little girl at my Aunt Sue’s house. My next door neighbors lived across the street from us. We had 5 girls and one boy in our family and they had 3 boys and one girl in theirs. Our parents were best friends for many years when we finally…

πŸ§žβ€β™€οΈ Co-Owner Sara Dee of the Pilates Pod LA on our Leverage Ambition Podcast Episode 26 | Leverage Ambition

Co-owner Sara Dee comes into our podcast today with her entrepreneurial journey on coming to own the Pilates Pod LA. Listen to Sara Dee and Lindsay kick it old school with fun travel stories and interesting segue into the pandemic and beyond. LISTEN TO US KICK IT ON OUR LEVERAGE AMBITION PODCAST NOW ********************** EPISODE…

The Best Thanksgiving Stuffing in America Right Now | Leverage Ambition

America is in for a treat today with the best Thanksgiving stuffing in America right now. Thanksgiving stuffing is always the best part of Thanksgiving, and why not make it paleo friendly too? Now we are really double winning. Here is our paleo friendly Thanksgiving stuffing that is super moist, and really delectable for you…

πŸ¦ƒ Thanksgiving Menu | Leverage Ambition

Turkey day is soon on it’s way! There’s no day but today to start brainstorming the Thanksgiving menu to get you prepped ahead of time and PUMPED up and ready to SHOP! Turkeys go fast in my town, so I like to get my turkey early this way I can take it out of the…

Paleo Mashed Potatoes | Leverage Ambition

Yummies in our tummies with this beautifully delicious paleo mashed potatoes recipe! I have been experimenting with potatoes often while in the paleo diet as the white potatoes fill me up as much as a piece of white bread used to and still keeps me compliant. The best part of potatoes is that they come…

πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ Life’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint | Leverage Ambition

No one knows what’s going to happen next. And all great things take time. Philip C. McGraw’s famous quote is, ‘life’s a marathon, not a sprint.’ You can run a sprint or you can run a marathon but you can’t sprint a marathon. Ryan Holmes It’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon. Be patient and…

🎷 Listen to Smooth Jazz Christmas Songs + See The Cozy Crackling Fireplace | Leverage Ambition

Enjoy smooth jazz Christmas songs and a cozy crackling fireplace. An all instrumental Christmas music playlist of sax, piano and guitar to bring relaxing Christmas ambience to your home. 4K resolution and 8 hours long. I hope you enjoy this Christmas Fireplace! Merry Christmas! If you enjoyed this video please like, comment and subscribe! More…

🐑 Breaking Free of Flight, Fright or Freeze Mode | Leverage Ambition

Flight, fright or freeze mode is a trauma based response that protects us from accidents, assaults, trauma and stress. Trauma and stressful life events can trigger us into flight, fright, or freeze mode and it should protect us, but sometimes it is a segue to isolation and fear. Sometimes it’s hard to imagine what is…

πŸ₯Š Defeating Negative Self Talk | Leverage Ambition

We all get there sometimes. Our complex mind gets a complete hold over us and our moods go down the drain. Sometimes it’s like our worst enemies take over our mind and tell us horrible things that are not real and are also not very nice. Would you talk the way you talk to your…

🚸 Why Working Remotely Saves Major Cash Money | Leverage Ambition

Here’s what’s missing from the conversation on why everyone wants to work remotely. It turns out that going to work COSTS more money each year on workers spending thousands of dinero every year. 🌁 CAR – Maintenance, tolls, car payments, insurance, tires, oil changes, OH MY! No one really wants a car . Only folks…

🚦Red Light, Green Light, 1…2…3 | Leverage Ambition

There is something seriously wrong with the traffic lights in Mid-City LA. I get stuck at a light for 5 minutes then it changes quickly from green to red, keeping me stuck at the traffic light for over 5 lights. WHAT’S THE DEAL, LA? I love LA, but the traffic needs to STOP. Either an…

🍝 Pasta Bolognese | Leverage Ambition

Mama didn’t raise no fool! Of course I was looking over Grandma’s shoulder went she was pulling together her most infamous Italian pasta bolognese. The key here is the fresh ingredients and a little big of Italian love. It all started in a small fishing town called Bari. Italy had many different port cities and…

πŸ’₯ Just Say NO in NO-vember | Leverage Ambition

I am writing this article to remind you to just say NO in NO-vember. What do we get to say NO to exactly? NO to pirates that steal your happiness. NO to hate. NO to violence. NO to crime. NO to drugs. NO to jobs that trade your life for a price. NO to people…

πŸ— Herb Butter Turkey + Homemade Gravy | Leverage Ambition

I’ve waited all year for this! πŸŒ‡ Now I realize that I didn’t REALLY need to wait for Thanksgiving to eat herb butter turkey and homemade gravy! Let’s keep it simple. Fall is a great time to embrace the seasonal change. It is getting colder in the mornings. My winter blanket is out and I…

We Spotted the Ocean πŸ§œβ€β™€οΈ | Leverage Ambition

I am the ocean. It allows me to be free. Obsession with fears lead us to acting out of anxiety, where blaming, running, or freezing prevents me from progress. I choose how I act, how I feel or any other situations that arrive. I choose love today. I stay away from spiritual physical or unhealthy…

πŸ˜₯ Grief + 😑 Anger Management in Our Time | Leverage Ambition

An old man walking down the street yesterday said ‘F%^& YOU’ to me for no apparent reason this weekend. I balked. Instead of engaging, I walked on by. I did not stoop to his level. I realized that it had nothing to do with me. I also realized that it is actually an offense that…

🍟 McDonald’s Hot Picks for our Paleo Diet | Leverage Ambition

I’ll admit it. Sometimes I am impulsive. I get hungry sometimes and run through the McDonald’s drive thru for a quick snack or lunch with the kids. Guess what? I’M LOVING IT. There is this deep mom shame about bringing your kids to McDonald’s. I don’t see the issue. Hamburgers, french fries, milk, apple slices,…