4 Spectacular Alcohol-Free Ideas to Ring In This New Year’s Eve | Leverage Ambition

Skip the hangover in 2022, man! It’s the pits. If you are looking for a healthy self-connection to a better and brighter New Year, look no further! This is a wonderful article to help you get through New Year’s Eve by staying sober and clear headed with these spectacular alcohol-free activities to celebrate the New…

Post-Drought California’s Sierra Nevada is Breaking Records with Almost 17″ of Snow in December | Leverage Ambition

There was a state-of-emergency drought in California mandated by Governor Newsom only just in October 2021. That was only a few months ago, but look at it now! Rain is falling a record rates and snow in the Sierra Nevada part of California is crushing it at 16 feet and counting. December isn’t over yet…

10 Green Clean Ideas to Sparkly Clean Your Home using White Vinegar | Leverage Ambition

Cleaning your home with harsh chemicals can have negative effects on the household items you clean. Harsh chemicals can also scar skin and hands by accident, which can have long term negative effects on lifestyle and living. The great news is that there are many green cleaning ways to clean your house without the use…

8 Great Ways To Combat Self-Doubt | Leverage Ambition

There is an epidemic of self-doubt and insecurity going on globally, and the buck stops here. We need to help each other improve our emotional muscles and stand up to our own inner voices that tell us we are not enough. Does that voice sound familiar? If you have ever said, I am not good…

5 Ethical Leadership Skills to Observe as We Transition Back Into the Office after WFH | Leverage Ambition

Compassion in leadership has always been something that is overlooked in management, but is really something valuable and necessary to help grow and nurture employees. More and more companies big and small always prioritize profits over personalities, not realizing that taking care of employees rather than stealing from them will keep long term happy employees….

Exploring Our Creative Dreams + Personal Goals in the Bizarre New Year of 2022 | Leverage Ambition

Now is the time to create our goals in the New Year, so that we may achieve all of our creative and personal dreams. Making new resolutions are great, but sticking to them is another story. In order to keep ourselves accountable, we need to pull together a timeline of monthly goals that are fun…

Christmas Toys Santa Got the Boys For Being on the Good List | Leverage Ambition

Boys will be boys as they say, and as a mom of boys I can attest to that saying. Somehow we made it through another Christmas. I realized that I am not a good gift giver to my sons, however my husband (AKA Santa) is fantastic at it. I think it’s mainly because he was…

20 Acts of Kindness to Activate Your Good Karma | Leverage Ambition

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to spread love and cheer to those that are near! It’s nice to be nice and what a time like no other to be kind and loving to those in your immediate circle, but not only that, to honor and respect strangers in on the streets too….

10 Winter Sunshine + Snowflake Quotes | Leverage Ambition

I absolutely love this time of year! It’s cold outside, so cold that it requires not only a winter coat but gloves and scarves too. I will even whip out my comfy UGG boots too if I am really in the need for extra comfort. The winter brings a sense of letting go of the…

5 Bath Soaks to Combat Dry Winter Skin This New Year’s Eve | Leverage Ambition

As Terri Guillemets said, ‘Welcome, winter. Your late dawns and chilled breath make me lazy, but I love you nonetheless.’ Here winter comes with it’s hermit-like vibes, and staying warm and comfortable is what it’s all about! I have just purchased two new soft throw blankets and a pair of cotton slippers that really make…

The Official Christmas Would You Rather Game | Leverage Ambition

Would you rather is the game of chance and miracles that tells us all the kind of people we are by answering questions that have an either or definite. Neither can never be an answer and you cannot pass on any question. An answer always must be given, no matter what. Here is the official…

36 Personal Worth Affirmations for Self-Love + Peace of Mind | Leverage Ambition

The holidays are a time of love and happiness. They are a time to reflect on the world around us and how we define ourselves. Self-awareness gives us the ability to see the way we react to our environment. It helps us review our own behaviors and see what we can approve and what we…

Track Santa’s Path Here, Just Like Fedex, Google’s Santa Tracker Let’s Us Know When Santa Will Be Here YIPPEE | Leverage Ambition

Santa Claus is coming to town! Google surprised us this year with their own Santa Tracker that is conveniently tracking Santa’s deliveries around the world. It looks like Santa is T minus 12 hours to Los Angeles, and oh boy are we ready for him to come and deliver our gifts! We’ve been good girls…

18 Christmas-Themed Bible Quotes to Celebrate the Birth of Jesus Christ to Read With Family + Friends | Leverage Ambition

Christmas seems to have lost the Christ in it over the years due to the absolute commercialization over Christmas. It focuses less on the Christ, and more of the mas or more in Spanish that we don’t need. Jesus is the reason for the season, but getting caught up in gifts takes the focus off…

10 New Christmas Eve Traditions to Try Out This Christmas Season | Leverage Ambition

Christmas Eve has a different tone this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t create new traditions that help us unite from afar. Here are 10 new Christmas Eve Traditions to try this Christmas Season. Create video of the family singing a Christmas song and send to friends and family. Even a shortened, ‘We wish…

Test Drive Our 30 Days of Happiness Tasks To Kick Start 2022 | Leverage Ambition

As we all journey into the New Year, there is so much to be grateful for in 2021! First if you are reading this, you’ve survived one of the hardest years of humanity. With COVID, the pandemic, Omicron, and mass hysteria, somehow we’ve stayed sane enough to get to this article and revamp our mindset…

47 Exuberant Quotes by the Ambitious Author + Poet, Oscar Wilde | Leverage Ambition

Here are 47 exuberant quotes by the ambitious author and poet, Oscar Wilde. There is only one thing worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about. Oscar Wilde Man is at least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth….

5 Bad Habits I Quit in 2021 | Leverage Ambition

2021 was a stressful time for us all. With constant health safety pressures, media that prolonged our constant fear and unnecessary stress, and even more things for us to do for our daily survival have been plentiful and a bit maddening all at once. With the new stresses in living in the daily world, I…

20 Simple Things to Release on New Year’s Day | Leverage Ambition

The New Year is a great time to release the old to ring in the new. My reflection on the last year are mainly reflections of hope, prosperity, determination, and overall peace in my home and my life. My kids have had such an amazing school year, and I am so proud of their progress….

30 Things To Clean Before Christmas | Leverage Ambition

Yes, this is your brain. This is your brain on Christmas cleaning. Any questions? Seriously though, before all your guests come over it is a stellar time to clean all the things you’ve wished you cleaned but forgot. We’ve pulled together a list of things to clean before Christmas, that will impress your guests and…

38 Festive Christmas Family Projects to Get Into on Christmas Day | Leverage Ambition

Nothing says Christmas like a fun, and festive family Christmas bucket list! This is the perfect list for family members that get antsy during the holidays and need new activities to do as Christmas day rolls out. It’s fun to overdo it on appetizers and drinks, but pulling together a list for new Christmas activities…

10 Ways to Be a Better Employee in the New Year | Leverage Ambition

It turns out that we work so much that we typically see our work families more than our families of origin. With that being said, we all can get frazzled and frustrated when things don’t go our way. Maybe we didn’t get that raise we were hoping for, or maybe we didn’t get that client…

Universal Reflections on the Cold Full Long Night Moon: Celebrating the Winter Solstice and Final Full Moon this Year on Sunday, December 19th | Leverage Ambition

Welcome to the Cold Full Long Night Moon this Sunday, December 19th! Marking the start of winter solstice, this embarks a time of more consistent, and healthy habits as the cold days commence. By winter, historically most tribes have already harvested and stored their food and fur to stay healthy and warm during the chilly…

16 Tasty Paleo Friendly Snacks + Meals at Starbucks To Get in My Belly | Leverage Ambition

When I tell you the PALEO DIET saved my life, it literally did! Pre-paleo I was dieting in the most concerning ways. From the Halo Ice Cream diet to the liquid diets, nothing seemed to work long term. I usually ended up being bigger than what I started with, haha! If you are interested in…

20 Sparkly Ideas on What to Write in Your Christmas Cards This Year | Leverage Ambition

I hate writing Christmas cards. I always balk when the pressure is on to write a nice authentic message without sounding condescending or bitter. The best way to write a Christmas card is to be polite and not unleash all of your resentments out as the Christmas holidays take off if you can help it!…

The Past and Future of Work + Leadership | Leverage Ambition

The last few years have completely changed the way we work. Leadership has become less authoritarian, and more egalitarian. Transparency has been prioritized, instead of being hidden. Work has been malleable, versus fixed. Here are some really interesting paradigms of work and leadership, pre- and post- pandemic. PAST – We slog laboriously and ungratefully at…

Luxuriate in these Marvelous Coco Chanel Quotes | Leverage Ambition

If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing. Coco Chanel Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself. Coco Chanel There are people who have money and there are people who are rich. Coco Chanel Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door….

25 Simple + Sweet Holiday Business Messages to Send To Valued Clients | Leverage Ambition

We hope you have a happy holiday season! Wishing you a Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year! Sending lots of prosperity and appreciation this holiday season. Thank you for being a part of my network. I hope you have a lovely holiday, and wishing you the best in the New Year! Wishing you all…

Grocery List for the Microbiome Diet | Leverage Ambition

Dr. Rapael Kellman prioritizes healthy digestive tracks for all by recommending that eating a specialty diet will influence the health of our guts and our minds. Dr. Kellman calls it the Microbiome Diet. Medical News Today describes the Microbiome diet as a mix of the right strains of short chain fatty acids (SCFA’s) can decrease…

47 Empathetic Verbal Cues to Coast Through Christmas Day | Leverage Ambition

There is no doubt that most people dread conversing with at least one of their family members during the holidays. These awkward and triggering conversations can be relentless, and have you overthinking it for days, months or years after. ‘Tis the season to be jolly though!?!?! RIGHT? WRONG. Conflict is a natural part of being…

22 Job Interview Questions to Ask Your Future Employer | Leverage Ambition

Interviewing can be a long term initiative, and sometimes you never know when you are going to get an offer and when you may not. The uncertainty is a reality of applying for jobs, and it’s all about staying positive and patience while navigating this sometimes mind-numbing process. The tips are to not take it…

86 Christmas Gifts on a Bare Bones Budget and Under $5 | Leverage Ambition

Christmas is the time to dish out the dough! The cash, that is! Presents and gifting can be super overwhelming, especially when you are on a strict budget. The best part of being on a budget is that you can play a price game with yourself. Gifts under $5 can be really thoughtful during the…

Mini Apple Pies – Holiday Edition {Paleo, Grain-Free, Whole30} | Leverage Ambition

Nothing says the holidays like yummy, scrumptious and sweet, mini apple pies! I can’t think of anything more satisfying as a dessert when the cold weather hits. Like Stifler from American Pie says, “Oh, it’s so fresh!” As we get hungrier as the weather gets colder, warm mini apple pies is the way to go….

22 Coming Out of the Dark Quotes | Leverage Ambition

Coming out of the dark was the title of a Gloria Estefan album back in the day, so every time I hear that statement I think of Gloria singing it. It’s funny and beautiful all at once. Here are 22 coming out of the dark quotes for you to enjoy, from us Ambitioneers over here…

25 Funny Fake Zoom Names to Test Out this Quirky Christmas Season | Leverage Ambition

Making some solid prank calls this Christmas season? Go bold and make it a prank Zoom call, and when you make it here are 25 funny fake zoom names to test out this Christmas. Christmas Carol Kenny G The Sausage King of Chicago Johnny B Good Ben Dover Homer Sexual Seymour Butts Al Coholic High…

50 Retail Email Subject Lines for Christmas E-commerce Deals | Leverage Ambition

Need to sell some Christmas cheer?!?! Here are 50 retail email subject lines for Christmas e-commerce deals and sales that will help you get great open rates. Prep your kitchen for holiday FUN Load up the sleigh Let’s dance Get ready for that kiss under the mistletoe Tree-mendous Crafts Easy Christmas wins Give the gift…

On the 12th Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me, a Partridge and a CHECKLIST | Leverage Ambition

On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, a Partridge and a CHRISTMAS CHECKLIST! Christmas always brings the full range of emotions, something about seeing family, having unrealistic expectations, and having every e-commerce store beg you for money really gets to us. We feel overwhelmed, not enough (will it ever be…

41 Savage Elon Musk Quotes | Leverage Ambition

When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor. Elon Musk I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary. Elon Musk Don’t confuse schooling with education. I didn’t go to Harvard but the people that work for me did. Elon Musk The…

Corny Christmas Jokes To Keep YOU LAUGHING All Christmas Long | Leverage Ambition

Why do mummies like Christmas so much? Because of all the wrapping! What did the ghost say to Santa Claus? I’ll have a boo Christmas without you. Where do mistletoe go to become famous? “Holly”wood! What do sheep say to each other at Christmas time? Merry Christmas to EWE! What’s the best thing to give…

Lights… Camera… Action Quotes | Leverage Ambition

Life is like a camera. Just focus on what’s important and capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don’t work out, just take another shot. Unknown Lights…Camera…Action…LET THE DRAMA BEGIN! Sneha Sohane Lights, camera and action, life is like a movie being played out daily, so make certain you are the…

Our Time in the Trauma of Invisibility | Leverage Ambition

These are the days to remember, said the 10,000 Maniacs. Our time in the trauma of invisibility is very real. People are addicted to social platforms that force us to engage to exist. Now we are in this space where we are in the trauma of invisibility. Where we feel alone and unseen. Where we…

Hepeating: When He Says Something She Said Already, And Somehow Gets Credit For It | Leverage Ambition

Say goodbye to mansplaining, and hello to hepeating. The trusted Urban Dictionary defines it as the act of a man restating (either exactly or with some modification) the idea of a woman soon after she has expressed them. An example would be when a woman says something groundbreaking and it’s ignored, then a man restates…

10 Educational Activities for Bored 8-12 Year Old’s During Christmas Break | Leverage Ambition

Deck the halls with bell’s of holly, because our kids are about to be home with us for almost a month straight! LOL! All the teacher’s are getting super excited by Christmas break and all the parents are getting super squirrely. I am trying to avoid the ‘WE ARE BORED’ pandemic at all costs, so…

20 Workout Motivation Quotes, Basically We’re Going To Pump, YOU Up! | Leverage Ambition

It’s about that time to get you pumped up for your next workout. Let’s get it! To kick off a brand new workout session, here are 20 motivational quotes that will help light that fire inside and get you moving. Each new day is a new opportunity to improve yourself. Take it. And make the…

3 Truths About What It’s Like Being Married to an Actor | Leverage Ambition

I am so glad I am writing this article, because so many women are married to male actors. It’s such an odd industry and not the way you’d think it would be by any means. Let me start by telling you about us. OUR LOVE STORY My husband and I met on Match.com. After 4…

12 Things I CAN Control | Leverage Ambition

They say to focus on the things you can control, and instead of the things you cannot. Understanding these values are important for your mental health, your self-care, and your overall contribution to yourself and the world. More recently, the world has been changing. There has been a huge shift to show us what is…

14 Simple Ways To Self-Soothe | Leverage Ambition

Life has it’s up and downs, and lately it feels like things are just getting worse and worse in the world. In order to feel and live my best life, I need to pay attention to the things I can change and focus on executing them rather then getting myself down where I freeze up…

Old World Scottish, Gaelic, and Celtic Prayers with Blessings and Limericks | Leverage Ambition

GENERAL THINGS TO PRAY ABOUT For use in time of sickness. For hospitals For those who travel at sea. For delivertance from our enemies. For restoring peace. For overseas missions. For the President. For the Senate. For the Congress. For elections. For use in time of war. For the church. For religous communities. For the…

10 New Stellar Whole30 Recipes to Savor those Salty + Sweet Cravings Now | Leverage Ambition

Being sugar-free is the best way to be! I really need to watch my sugar intake to feel good about myself. I find that when I am testing out a new round of the Whole30 diet, I always forget the delicious recipes I made and where to find them. FEAR NOT FELLOWS! I have compiled…

The BEST Paleo Friendly Drinks at Starbucks | Leverage Ambition

The Paleo Diet has literally saved my life. Overweight, miserable and depressed, I was overeating all the wrong things. From sugar to dairy to white bread, I wanted to eat it all whenever I wanted to and felt entitled to reward myself with bad food choices. I felt I deserved sugar after working a long…

Netflix Presents – Moneyball, a Film on the American Association of Professional Baseball (AAPB) | Leverage Ambition

Netflix launches a brand new movie on it’s platform with Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill called Moneyball. The film is based off of the number one best seller called Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game written by Michael Lewis, a number one National Best-Seller. This book talks about the benefits of the sabermetric…

Healing Our Inner Child | Leverage Ambition

Everyone has a past. And everyone has an inner child. That inner child needs support. That inner child needs care. That inner child needs to be acknowledged and loved. We do not get to choose our family, our family chooses us. We grow up in different homes, some violent, some calm, some indifferent, but all…

CEO + Billionaire,Vishal Garg Let’s Go 900 Better.com Employees via Zoom as Holiday Layoffs Ensue | Leverage Ambition

‘Tis the season to be fired. Billionaire Vishal Garg of Better.com cruelly lets go 900 employees at Better.com, citing performance issues via a Zoom call this past week. We are starting to see other companies like Zillow.com lay off 25% of their workforce too due to over-investing in flipping properties versus long term employee growth…

Our 12 Days of Paleo Christmas Cookies | Leverage Ambition

It’s your favorite Christmas elf, Sugarplum Tinseltoes, coming to you from the lovely holiday spirited Los Angeles! We are celebrating the holidays with our favorite paleo cookie recipes to excitingly celebrate Christmas responsibly and healthily. Nothing says the holidays like a hot plate of crumbly cookies. I love my cookies with a nice, warm glass…

What’s Your Funny Christmas Elf Name? 🧝‍♀️ Free Holiday Fun for Home + Work in 2021 | Leverage Ambition

I absolutely love, love, love the holidays! With our house literally decorated with all the lights and trees galore the day after Thanksgiving, there’s no day but today to get festively creative with decorating and having fun. Christmas is a time to be thankful for our friends and family. It is a time to enjoy…

The Perfect Monday Morning Checklist | Leverage Ambition

The start of the week is here! I love to have a checklist of reminders when I wake up to help slow me down and keep me centered. I always feel like there is a mad dash for my car keys while checking my email messages as soon as my eyes open from my slumber….

7 New Moon Cleansing Rituals To Embrace New Beginnings | Leverage Ambition

There is a spiritual experience that sparks our creativity on the exciting New Moon. Self-care is key in redesigning our lives to be the best we can be. In order to honor change with the New Moon, we have to be honest with ourselves by asking ourselves the following questions: Are we aligned with our…

The Last New Moon + Solar Eclipse in Sagittarius this December 2021 | Leverage Ambition

Congratulations! If you are reading this now you have made it to the last new moon of the year! This December has us in the last New Moon of the year in the sign of the brave and fierce Sagittarius. I have broken out the 3 different parts of the new moon this December and…

10 Questions to Ask Myself to Help Find My Values + Life Purpose | Leverage Ambition

Our values make us who we are, as do our actions. If we hike everyday, we are a hiker. If we fish everyday, we are a fisherman. If we hunt everyday, we are a hunter. If we dance everyday, we are a dancer. Our values determine our lives, which in turn determine our priorities. When…

20 Outdoor Weekend Family Activity Ideas | Leverage Ambition

Being indoors in the winter is the norm most everywhere in the United States, especially in the north where ice and snow are a part of our daily lives. Getting outdoors takes a lot of warm layers and bravery sometimes, and when you have a big family, it’s important to get some fresh air and…

5 Steps To Creating A Fair Sales Compensation Plan For Everyone | Leverage Ambition

The best part of sales is playing the game. The game can only be fair if there are fair and clear rules of engagement that make our daring sales teams ready to go to war. When we talk about sales targets, we need to understand where the company has been and in turn where it…

My Battle with Ezcema: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly | Leverage Ambition

I had a fairly happy, normal life before ezcema. I would love to wear shorts, I would enjoy going out in a bathing suit, and worrying about the skin near my joints was the last thing I would think about. Mainly because pre-ezcema I was proud of my body and never had to worry about…

Netflix Presents – The Power of the Dog Review | Leverage Ambition

George (played by Jesse Plemons) and Phil Burbank (Benedict Cumberbatch) are wealthy ranchers and close knit brothers that work by herding cattle throughout the plains in the early 20th century. This is a time where women cook and care for the men without much independence. Phil is a drunk and George picks up after him,…

Level Up This Holiday Season | Leverage Ambition

The holidays are a time of choices. Choices to visit family, choices to visit friends, choices on how you are going to run your day. Each day is a new opportunity to create and grow. The holidays can be overwhelming for us all, so I wanted to share an article about leveling up this holiday…