Waking Up Tired + My To Do List | Leverage Ambition

This morning I woke up early, and I woke up tired. I ended up going back to sleep as it has been colder in the mornings, and it is hard to get motivated to wake up when the room is cold. I have been having very vivid dreams lately for some reason too. Not sure … Continue reading Waking Up Tired + My To Do List | Leverage Ambition

5 Ways that Prove the Existence of God by Thomas Aquinas | Leverage Ambition

This is a brief sketch of the theology of Thomas Aquinas. There are three ways we decode this by the extended meditation of the presence of god in creation, the presence of god by grace in the souls of the just, and the presence of god in Christ and the Church. Romans chapter in the … Continue reading 5 Ways that Prove the Existence of God by Thomas Aquinas | Leverage Ambition

18 Inspiring Dolly Parton Quotes to Remind You How Great You Are | Leverage Ambition

A rhinestone shines just as good as a diamond. I've had to go against all kinds of people through the years just to be myself. I think everybody should be allowed to be who they are, and to love who they love. Everybody has their own journey, they have their own way of doing things. … Continue reading 18 Inspiring Dolly Parton Quotes to Remind You How Great You Are | Leverage Ambition

Netflix Presents Rebecca the Movie | Leverage Ambition

'Do you think someone could die of a broken heart?' says the lovely lady riding in Mr. Maxim de Winter's old Bentley as they exit the hotel. Lily James plays the main character in this horror romance and is courted by Maxim while she is working as a madame's caretaker in a grand hotel on … Continue reading Netflix Presents Rebecca the Movie | Leverage Ambition

8 Paleo Sweet Treat Dessert Recipes | Leverage Ambition

I have been craving sweets lately! Not sure if it is the colder weather or that time of month, but girl, I need some chocolate and banana creme pie over here! Here are 8 paleo sweet treat recipes to munch on this week. Fluffy Flourless Peanut Butter Chickpea Muffins https://www.ambitiouskitchen.com/flourless-peanut-butter-chickpea-muffins/ Baked Apple Chips https://www.jessicagavin.com/baked-cinnamon-apple-chips/ Salted … Continue reading 8 Paleo Sweet Treat Dessert Recipes | Leverage Ambition

8 Etsy Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Adult Craft Kits | Leverage Ambition

Bored at home in your dungeon? We are too! Here are 8 do it yourself DIY home art craft kits to make fun easy peasy greasy. Sunflower String Art Kit 2. 3-pack Beginner Embroidery Kit 3. DIY Home Moss Kit 4. DIY Candle Making Kit 5. DIY Wooden Mandalas Paint Kits 6. DIY Heart Rag … Continue reading 8 Etsy Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Adult Craft Kits | Leverage Ambition

My 5 Favorite Dorky 80’s Toys | Leverage Ambition

I loved the toys of the 80's! They had a lot of toys that were great learning tools that made learning a lot of fun. Speak & Spell - this toy was so much fun as it made spelling and speaking so easy! There were many games and if you got it wrong they would … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Dorky 80’s Toys | Leverage Ambition

Netflix Presents Capitani Crime Series

This was a really great crime series from a small town in Luxembourg. Although dubbed in English, there are so many twists and turns in this murder series that has everyone guessing who did it! Spoiler alert! It starts out with the police finding a dead girl that supposedly jumped off a cliff, who happened … Continue reading Netflix Presents Capitani Crime Series

Pop Quiz – 3 Questions to Our Freudian Quiz | Leverage Ambition

Grab a piece of paper or type out the answers to the questions below, no peeking on the answers as they are all right! THREE QUESTIONS What's your favorite animal (can't be your family pet)? List three reasons why and three describing words about it.What's your favorite article of clothing? List three reasons why and … Continue reading Pop Quiz – 3 Questions to Our Freudian Quiz | Leverage Ambition

12 Hacks for Baking Soda | Leverage Ambition

Baking soda is antibacterial, absorbent and nontoxic to humans. It is a cleaning agent, a teeth whitener and a skin brightener. It can help clear acne on your face too. Here are 12 hacks for baking soda that you can use on your own in your home today. Scrub the Dirty Tub with baking soda … Continue reading 12 Hacks for Baking Soda | Leverage Ambition

Easy Paleo Grocery List | Leverage Ambition

If you are trying to lose weight and feel great, the Paleo Diet should be just for you! The older I get the more I realize that sugar and carbs are the enemy and that my body loves unprocessed foods that have no additives and come right from mother nature. Photo by Laker on Pexels.com … Continue reading Easy Paleo Grocery List | Leverage Ambition

15 Ways to Save $500 a Month on Expenses | Leverage Ambition

Saving is hard when you do not have a budget at hand. Review your expenses to understand what you are spending your money on. After you will need to review and see what is absolutely needed and what is not. Here are 15 ways to save at least $500 a month on your expenses. Buy … Continue reading 15 Ways to Save $500 a Month on Expenses | Leverage Ambition

22 Management Success Quotes from Peter Drucker | Leverage Ambition

The best way to predict the future is to create it. There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things. The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said. The entrepreneur always searches for change, … Continue reading 22 Management Success Quotes from Peter Drucker | Leverage Ambition

20 Rise Above Challenges Quotes from Kobe Bryant | Leverage Ambition

Kobe Bryant is known as one of the greatest basketball players in the history of basketball. He played over 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers before his retirement in 2016. Kobe grew up in a family of basketball, as his father was a professional basketball player. He spent most of his childhood in Italy … Continue reading 20 Rise Above Challenges Quotes from Kobe Bryant | Leverage Ambition

5 Ways to Build Mental Toughness | Leverage Ambition

Times are tough, but your mind needs to be tougher. It is time to rise above your excuses. It is time to train yourself for success. Here are 5 ways to practice your mental confidence. If you practice this daily you will become unstoppable. You will be able to rise above your feelings to hit … Continue reading 5 Ways to Build Mental Toughness | Leverage Ambition

20 Cool Psychological Facts | Leverage Ambition

Biochemically speaking, being in a romantic love affair cannot be distinguished from having an obsessive compulsive disorder. The type of music you listen to affects the way you perceive the world. Convincing your brain you slept well tricks your brain into thinking you did. Being with positive happy people keeps you happier. The more you … Continue reading 20 Cool Psychological Facts | Leverage Ambition

10 Food To Avoid to Support Weight Loss | Leverage Ambition

Weight loss can be tough, and it can be unnerving to diet and not lose way. It is hard to know where to start and exercise is only a small amount of the equation. Here are 10 foods to avoid to support weight loss. French Fries + Potato Chips. They are high in calories and … Continue reading 10 Food To Avoid to Support Weight Loss | Leverage Ambition

68 Monday Motivational Mantras to Start Your Week Right | Leverage Ambition

Monday is a state of mind. Put on your positive pants and get stuff done. This is your Monday morning reminder that you are amazing and you can handle anything. Hey, I know it's Monday. But it's also a new day and a new week. And in that lies opportunity for something special to happen. … Continue reading 68 Monday Motivational Mantras to Start Your Week Right | Leverage Ambition

10 Ways the Universe Could Destroy Us | Leverage Ambition

Sometimes I feel so small knowing that the universe is so massive. We have little control over what the universe does and what is in it. It is 93 billion years in light diameter and that is just the observable universe. Here are 10 ways the universe could destroy us: Rogue planets may break away … Continue reading 10 Ways the Universe Could Destroy Us | Leverage Ambition

5 Ways to Listen Better by Julian Treasure | Leverage Ambition

Julian Treasure wants us to know the five ways to listen better. He says we are losing our listening. We only take in 25% of what we hear. It is a mental process of extraction from pattern recognition to help us distinguish noise and pull out what is important from the differences of what we … Continue reading 5 Ways to Listen Better by Julian Treasure | Leverage Ambition

6 Natural, Healthy Weight Loss Tips for Sustainability | Leverage Ambition

Here are 6 natural and healthy weight loss tips to help you sustain the body and feels you need to be your best self! Photo by Julia Larson on Pexels.com Weight loss cannot make you happier, whole, valuable or worthy. There is a lot of pressure to have a body that is perfect. When you … Continue reading 6 Natural, Healthy Weight Loss Tips for Sustainability | Leverage Ambition

Top 12 List of Your Favorite 90’s Hit Songs | Leverage Ambition

Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zucJHYwi2Uc Spice Girls - Wannabe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDX8eTORFCo Sir Mix A lot - Baby Got Back https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBAj9xsE2KA Sinead O'Conner - Nothing Compares to You https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-EF60neguk The Verve - Bittersweet Symphony https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lyu1KKwC74 All-4-One - I Swear https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25rL-ooWICU Alanis Morrisette - You Oughtta Know https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPcyTyilmYY Brandy & Monica - The Boy is Mine … Continue reading Top 12 List of Your Favorite 90’s Hit Songs | Leverage Ambition

6 Side Hustles to Make Money | Leverage Ambition

Everyone is trying to figure out ways to make extra money. Whether it be to supplement your primary income in order to invest, or save money for vacation, car, education, and more, you are ready to get started! Photo by Gabby K on Pexels.com Here are 6 side hustles to help you make extra money … Continue reading 6 Side Hustles to Make Money | Leverage Ambition

Here’s Where I’m at Now | Leverage Ambition

There's this vulnerability about writing that cannot be undone. There is something so final, so raw that allows us to pour out our heart and souls on the web that is such an amazing release to the universe. Each time I post I feel such a sense of satisfaction. It is a reward in a … Continue reading Here’s Where I’m at Now | Leverage Ambition

Presidents’ Day Facts | Leverage Ambition

Presidents' Day is an American Holiday that became a national holiday in 1879 by Rutherford B. Hayes. He wanted George Washington's birthday to be a holiday. It used to be called Washington's Birthday instead of President's Day. Then came so disagreements. In 1968 some people tried to change it to the third Monday of February … Continue reading Presidents’ Day Facts | Leverage Ambition

53 Lover Quotes for Valentine’s Day | Leverage Ambition

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you. A. A. Milne Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - we find it with another. A heart is not … Continue reading 53 Lover Quotes for Valentine’s Day | Leverage Ambition

Netflix Presents Inside the Criminal Mind Documentary | Leverage Ambition

This series is quite creepy, but also very telling about the inside of the mind of serial killers. No one really knows why someone is lead to kill, but here is a series and documentary that shows us why killers end up murdering others. The killing becomes an addiction that cannot be stopped. The criminal … Continue reading Netflix Presents Inside the Criminal Mind Documentary | Leverage Ambition

Top 10 Music List of the Best 80’s Songs | Leverage Ambition

I love the '80's! The hair, the clothes, the music - everything was jam packed with party time! I love the music of the '80's so much so that I put together a top ten list of the best songs that I loved during this fun time! Here it goes: 10. I Love Rock n … Continue reading Top 10 Music List of the Best 80’s Songs | Leverage Ambition

10 Daily Affirmations for Conscious Peace | Leverage Ambition

Every day is a winding road, said Sheryl Crow in the 90's. We are always looking for the solutions and how to take care of ourselves. We want to be our best and a lot of this is pausing and being aware of our feelings and emotions. Most of us are very reactive, which steals … Continue reading 10 Daily Affirmations for Conscious Peace | Leverage Ambition

43 Quotes from Author, Toni Morrison | Leverage Ambition

If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another. Love is or it ain't. Thin love ain't love at all. Make up a story...For our sake and yours forget your name … Continue reading 43 Quotes from Author, Toni Morrison | Leverage Ambition

Tips to Survive the February Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius | Leverage Ambition

It's about that time again, it's mercury retrograde! But don't be afraid! Let's make sure we ride out this February Mercury Retrograde through February 20th with care and confidence. When a planet goes into retrograde it appears to be rotating backwards. It provokes introspection and inner dialogue in different areas of our lives. Mercury rules … Continue reading Tips to Survive the February Mercury Retrograde in Aquarius | Leverage Ambition

7 Addictive + Free Browser Video Games to Beat Boredom Now | Leverage Ambition

We found 5 super addictive and free browser games that you are bound to love and play for hours on end! Beat boredom and start game play now! Atari BreakoutSlither.ioTetrisDoomQWOPSpelunkyThe Helicopter Game What is your favorite free browser video game? #leverageambition #leverageambi1 #leverage #ambition #eat #drink #wegotthatyummyyummy #life #family #winning #winningagain #videogames #gamingsuckers #twitch #amazon … Continue reading 7 Addictive + Free Browser Video Games to Beat Boredom Now | Leverage Ambition

Netflix Presents the Dark Series | Leverage Ambition

The German science fiction series explores time travel in the small town of Winden. This small German town has their people mostly work in the nuclear power plant nearby and weird events start to happen. Dead birds fall out of the sky and sheep end up being found dead with damage done to their ear … Continue reading Netflix Presents the Dark Series | Leverage Ambition

Lencioni’s 5 Dysfunctions of a Team | Leverage Ambition

Lencioni defines 5 dysfuntions of a team and how to beat the negative to turn it into a positive with some hard work and honesty. Here is goes! Absence of Trust - Team work begins with trust and the leader needs to be able to be vulnerable enough to share honestly on their strengths and … Continue reading Lencioni’s 5 Dysfunctions of a Team | Leverage Ambition

50 Inspirational Quotes from Business Leadership Expert, John Maxwell

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care. A difficult time can be more readily endured if we retain the conviction that our existence holds a purpose, a cause to pursue, a person to love, a goal to achieve. Growth inside fuels growth outside. You don't overcome challenges by … Continue reading 50 Inspirational Quotes from Business Leadership Expert, John Maxwell

81 Leadership Quotes | Leverage Ambition

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. John Maxwell Great leaders don't set out to be a leader, they set out to make a difference. Its never about the role, it's always about the goal. Anyone, anywhere, can make a positive difference. Mark Sanborn True leaders always … Continue reading 81 Leadership Quotes | Leverage Ambition

59 Quotes on Ambition | Leverage Ambition

Keep away form those who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you believe that you too can become great. Mark Twain Ambition is the first step to success. The second step is action. A man's worth is no greater than his ambitions. Marcus Aurelius Don't be … Continue reading 59 Quotes on Ambition | Leverage Ambition

45 Bible Verses on Courageous Strength | Leverage Ambition

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. Psalm 73:26 The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him. Psalm 28:7 So do not … Continue reading 45 Bible Verses on Courageous Strength | Leverage Ambition

Netflix Presents The Dig Movie | Leverage Ambition

This week has been a week of indulgence again. I have enjoyed watching different Netflix movies and one in particular that was historical and beautifully shot was The Dig. This movie is a remake of the book The Dig written by John Preston and published in May 2007. Roger Evert gives it three stars on … Continue reading Netflix Presents The Dig Movie | Leverage Ambition

6 Facts About the Chinese New Year | Leverage Ambition

Happy Chinese New Year! It falls on Saturday, February 12th this year, and we are excited to celebrate with this article that shows us 6 facts about the Chinese New Year celebration. Photo by Min An on Pexels.com Year of the Ox. There are 12 animals in Chinese zodiac, and every year marks the new … Continue reading 6 Facts About the Chinese New Year | Leverage Ambition

YouTube Presents Dying Laughing | Leverage Ambition

The free movie, Dying Laughing, on YouTube explores the world of comedy with none other then the greats. Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Dave Attell and others share their experiences in stand up and their fearful accounts on stage. Bobby Lee and Jerry Seinfeld said they couldn't even get through their full comedic delivery as they … Continue reading YouTube Presents Dying Laughing | Leverage Ambition

41 Funny Fortune Cookies | Leverage Ambition

I love finding a wise fortune cookie, but I absolutely LOVE finding a really funny one! It's always nice to have a great unexpected laugh especially when you need it. To truly find yourself you should play hide and seek alone.Ignore previous cookie.Help! I'm being held prisoner in a Chinese bakery.If you eat something and … Continue reading 41 Funny Fortune Cookies | Leverage Ambition

10 Peaceful Hobbies to Try Today | Leverage Ambition

I find that my days are jam packed with need to do's. I need to wake up and start my day by showering and getting dressed. I then need to wake up the kids and feed them breakfast. I make myself coffee during this time, and also make myself breakfast too. This is the time … Continue reading 10 Peaceful Hobbies to Try Today | Leverage Ambition

7 Things to Do Before You Turn 40 | Leverage Ambition

The big 4 - 0 is soon approaching, and there are still so many things I want to accomplish before my birthday! I am so proud of what I accomplished already. I have started a family. I have moved to Los Angeles. I get to play on the beaches all year round. I bought myself … Continue reading 7 Things to Do Before You Turn 40 | Leverage Ambition

15 Motivational TED Talks | Leverage Ambition

Motivation is something I really need these days. With home school and work being pretty slow, I have not really been motivated as I used to be prior to COVID. I found 15 motivational TED Talks that can really help give me a confidence boost as I try to motivate myself to do the next … Continue reading 15 Motivational TED Talks | Leverage Ambition

12 Famous Museum Virtual Tours to Take At Home Today | Leverage Ambition

I really miss museums! There I said it. We are very lucky to have the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art in our backyard. We are spoiled! Unfortunately the museums have been closed around the world due to the coronavirus, but good news is that many are offering virtual tours online from the safety of … Continue reading 12 Famous Museum Virtual Tours to Take At Home Today | Leverage Ambition

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do | Leverage Ambition

This is a great book for all the leaders out there that want to succeed in life. The book is called 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do by Amy Morin. This book gives it's readers a brand new approach to work and life that really work for everyone that reads it! Here are the … Continue reading 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do | Leverage Ambition

30 Wise Quotes about our Higher Power

Self-care is how you take your power back. Lalah Delia You start to live when you commit your life to cause higher than yourself. You must learn to depend on divine power for the fulfillment of a higher calling. Lailah GiftyAkita Take the challenge of your life. Reach out to your goals. There is no … Continue reading 30 Wise Quotes about our Higher Power

John Maxwell’s 5 Levels of Leadership | Leverage Ambition

John Maxwell is a well-known author that wrote about the 5 levels of leadership, and how to ascend to greater responsibility and greater knowledge. This book helps leaders understand each level, and gives every leader a compass to see where they need to grow. Here are the summaries of the five levels of leadership below: … Continue reading John Maxwell’s 5 Levels of Leadership | Leverage Ambition

23 Wise Quotes About Restoration | Leverage Ambition

Restoration and hope is available each time you return to God. Jim George No one is really working for peace unless he is working primarily for the restoration of wisdom. E.F. Schumacher The worst of revolutions is a restoration. Charles James Fox Where do we even start on the daily walk of restoration and awakening? … Continue reading 23 Wise Quotes About Restoration | Leverage Ambition

100 Helpful Words to Express Positive Encouragement | Leverage Ambition

Everyone needs encouragement here and there. There are many ways to express a positive sense of encouragement. Instead of saying good job or great work, there are many other positive words of encouragement that you can use at home or work to help produce better outcomes through positive reinforcement. Photo by Katerina Holmes on Pexels.com … Continue reading 100 Helpful Words to Express Positive Encouragement | Leverage Ambition

33 Questions to Ask Potential Clients on Calls | Leverage Ambition

Throughout my 20 plus year career in sales, I've learned to ask a ton of discovery questions to understand a future and prospective clients needs. Asking the right questions can lead you in the right direction and help get a client to sign with you. The idea is to uncover what their concerns and needs … Continue reading 33 Questions to Ask Potential Clients on Calls | Leverage Ambition

Netflix Presents Outlander Series Review | Leverage Ambition

What a beautiful series! Netflix is currently running the Outlander series. It takes place before and after World War II, where the main character plays a nurse during the war. The series song is lovely an old Scottish folk song, altered by Bear McCreary for the Outlander series. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Here it … Continue reading Netflix Presents Outlander Series Review | Leverage Ambition

21 Valentine’s Day Poems to Share with your Love | Leverage Ambition

I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart). I am never without it (anywhere I go you go, my dear; and whatever is done by only me is your doing, my darling). I fear no fate (for you are my fate, my sweet). I want no world (for beautiful you are … Continue reading 21 Valentine’s Day Poems to Share with your Love | Leverage Ambition

Wise Quotes from Yogi Tea Bags | Leverage Ambition

I am quite the tea lover. If you have not heard of Yogi Tea before, today is a good day for you! Yogi Tea has so many tea flavors that really calm and comfort their customers with their vibrant and relaxing tea flavors. The Yogi teas use over 140 exotic spices that combine together to … Continue reading Wise Quotes from Yogi Tea Bags | Leverage Ambition

10 Free Romantic Comedy Movies on YouTube for Valentine’s Day | Leverage Ambition

Valentine's Day is almost here! Love is in the air. I love Valentine's Day as it is filled with loved ones. There are many fun things to do, including cooking together and watching movies at home. I am quite the homebody, so I really love to hang out at home and cuddle with my sweetie. … Continue reading 10 Free Romantic Comedy Movies on YouTube for Valentine’s Day | Leverage Ambition

Action Plan for the First 100 Days in a New Job | Leverage Ambition

Congratulations on your new job! We all know how tough it can be to get a job. First comes the application, where you have to make sure your experience is relevant to the job. When applying to each specific job, it is imperative to make sure you highlight all of your relevant experience on your … Continue reading Action Plan for the First 100 Days in a New Job | Leverage Ambition

10 Character Flaws + Asset Pairs | Leverage Ambition

I have done a ton of self reflection over the last year, and I am proud to say that I am not perfect. It has taken me a long time to truly look at myself. I have always been focused on other people, and never made time for myself. I think it has something to … Continue reading 10 Character Flaws + Asset Pairs | Leverage Ambition

10 Paleo Super Bowl Dips to Enjoy During the Game | Leverage Ambition

Wow, what a football season! It has gone by so fast, and I didn't even realize the Super Bowl is quickly coming upon us! I have only heard that the Kansas City Chiefs are going to win, which is exciting for my friend and her husband as they are HUGE fans. Way to go, Chiefs! … Continue reading 10 Paleo Super Bowl Dips to Enjoy During the Game | Leverage Ambition

12 Paleo Super Bowl Appetizers for the Big Football Game | Leverage Ambition

I have to admit, I am not a whole season football fan! I normally watch a game if I am with friends or family that love it or I'd be in a restaurant and watching a football game just because it is on. With the flu season here, most restaurants are opening up but with … Continue reading 12 Paleo Super Bowl Appetizers for the Big Football Game | Leverage Ambition

10 Ways to Relax | Leverage Ambition

I have trouble relaxing, mainly due to the fact that I have obsessive thoughts and am always thinking of the next thing to knock out on my to do list. The reality is that I can't burn myself out, and I am the only person responsible for setting boundaries. There is a need for me … Continue reading 10 Ways to Relax | Leverage Ambition

5 Creative Blog Ideas | Leverage Ambition

Hi everyone! I hope you are enjoying your weekend. I don't know about you but I am trying to pull together a list of creative blog ideas to help me create some great content moving into the week. I was searching around the internet and found some really great creative blog ideas that you may … Continue reading 5 Creative Blog Ideas | Leverage Ambition

Small Kitchen Design Ideas | Leverage Ambition

Our kitchen is so old. It has wood cabinets that are painted white, but with all the use over the last four years it has become a bit chipped. The wear and tear is really visible. Good news is that now we have the time to redo it! We have come up with a few … Continue reading Small Kitchen Design Ideas | Leverage Ambition

How We Spend Our Sunday | Leverage Ambition

I figured you may want to know how we typically spend our Sundays, to give you some ideas on how to spend yours too! The weekend is a great time for us to rest and relax. The work slash school week is always a mad dash and rush to knock out projects left and right. … Continue reading How We Spend Our Sunday | Leverage Ambition

15 Questions Leaders Can Ask their Employee’s with Performance Issues | Leverage Ambition

Consistent positive performance from any employee can be hard to find. Sometimes the performance has to due with personal underlying personal issues, sometimes it has something to do with the product, and sometimes it has to due with seasonality. The reality is you do not really know what is going on with the employee until … Continue reading 15 Questions Leaders Can Ask their Employee’s with Performance Issues | Leverage Ambition

Dhiman’s Poetic Quotes + Philosophies to Boot | Leverage Ambition

Dhiman is a poet that teaches us to love ourselves, heal, and do unto others as you would like others to do to you. Check out his poetry and quotes below! Love shows us who we are with our self. You are your own reason to try again. Be kind to others but don't forget … Continue reading Dhiman’s Poetic Quotes + Philosophies to Boot | Leverage Ambition

35 Quotes on Taking the Alternative Plan B | Leverage Ambition

If Plan A didn't work, the alphabet has 25 more letters. Stay cool. The most successful people are those who are good at plan B. James A. Yorke There is no plan B for passion. You can't have a plan B if you want to succeed, plan A is the only way. Well, time for … Continue reading 35 Quotes on Taking the Alternative Plan B | Leverage Ambition

Aggressive Trees That Are Sick of our Shit | Leverage Ambition

Have you ever noticed that the older you get the angrier people get? I figured this mass anger had to have an adverse effect on nature somehow, but wasn't quite sure how nature would manifest it. When I was younger, I read The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree book. It really terrified me … Continue reading Aggressive Trees That Are Sick of our Shit | Leverage Ambition

Happy National (Paleo) Cake Day Recipes | Leverage Ambition

There is something about the cold, raining weather that makes me want to eat cake! As much as I love being off of sugar and flour, I really do miss cake here and there. I took a cheat day last year on my kids birthdays and had regular sugar and flour cake. It was glorious, … Continue reading Happy National (Paleo) Cake Day Recipes | Leverage Ambition

My Ideal Morning Routine | Leverage Ambition

Good morning, America! It was super hard to get up this morning as it is cold and rainy in LA. It makes me miss the east coast as it rains all the time out there, especially in the spring and fall. I like watching the rain fall, but I don't like the cold weather. On … Continue reading My Ideal Morning Routine | Leverage Ambition

‘If You Have a Problem, There is a Free Twelve Step Group to Help You’ List | Leverage Ambition

It's Good Friday! Not the Catholic Good Friday, but the good Friday that gives you help as you conquer your problems that have come up during the pandemic. It turns out that any problem you have in the world, there is a free zoom call group meeting hat you can join to fight your fears … Continue reading ‘If You Have a Problem, There is a Free Twelve Step Group to Help You’ List | Leverage Ambition

4 Facts About the Full Wolf Moon Tonight | Leverage Ambition

Every full moon gives everyone a sense of awe and amazement, and the full moon it is a great time to release fear, anger and resentment. Full moon calendar here for your enjoyment. This January Wolf Moon is full tonight and will bring us a sense of recovery and renewal to get us started for … Continue reading 4 Facts About the Full Wolf Moon Tonight | Leverage Ambition

5 Ways to Be Humble | Leverage Ambition

I have to admit that I like to toot my own horn here and there. Not passing gas, but building myself up and bragging about my accomplishments when other people didn't ask me to talk about them. (Okay maybe passing gas too.) I am my best advocate, however it can be annoying for other people … Continue reading 5 Ways to Be Humble | Leverage Ambition

7 Ways to Improve Your Daily Conversations | Leverage Ambition

Everyone strives to be a better conversationalist! Conversation is the art of communicating and it helps to have some pillars to run by as you converse with others. I have always found conversations difficult, especially when they are the challenging, combative types. There are ways to redirect the conversation to bring it back to a … Continue reading 7 Ways to Improve Your Daily Conversations | Leverage Ambition

February Bucket List | Leverage Ambition

February is always a long cold raining and snowy month. There are many different celebrations this month including presidents day, black history month, and valentine's day. I feel overwhelmed when I do not have a legit lengthy to do list on hand to make sure I am knocking out my goals, one at a time. … Continue reading February Bucket List | Leverage Ambition

33 Quotes from Buddha | Leverage Ambition

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases … Continue reading 33 Quotes from Buddha | Leverage Ambition

6 Perfect Paleo Pastries To Try Today | Leverage Ambition

I love being in my normal weight range, and that was only truly possible with the Paleo diet. The way I look today came from foregoing sugar and complex carbs, and I am healthier than I have ever been. The reality is however, I still crave sweets! The only way I can survive that time … Continue reading 6 Perfect Paleo Pastries To Try Today | Leverage Ambition

10 Personal Boundaries to Permanently Set in Daily Life | Leverage Ambition

Not sure about you, but I am AWFUL at setting boundaries. Not sure if it is the way I was brought up or the way I see myself and others, but I can always use a little coaching in the boundary department. I want to be successful, but I also want to be aware of … Continue reading 10 Personal Boundaries to Permanently Set in Daily Life | Leverage Ambition

8 Things Confident Leaders Tell Themselves | Leverage Ambition

My first leadership position was an adjustment to say the least. I went from being an individual contributor to leading a team, and to be successful in one dynamic is way different than being successful in the other. Being a great leader is about being honest. It is about being able to communicate clearly what … Continue reading 8 Things Confident Leaders Tell Themselves | Leverage Ambition

8 Positive Parent Alternate Language Cues | Leverage Ambition

Being a parent is no easy task. Either you feel like you are doing too much, or doing too little. Either way you never feel like you are doing enough. If you are reading this you are a good parent as you are looking to better your relationship with your children. Validating their fears and … Continue reading 8 Positive Parent Alternate Language Cues | Leverage Ambition

10 Indoor Activities for Bored Kids | Leverage Ambition

Oh man, this COVID situation really has us getting creative for our super bored kids! At first we were super happy that we were all together. Not having to get ready to go to work in the morning, and not having to get the kids ready for school was AWESOME! Photo by Rakicevic Nenad on … Continue reading 10 Indoor Activities for Bored Kids | Leverage Ambition

7 New Adjectives That Really Work | Leverage Ambition

Adjective is a describing word put into a sentence to describe the nature of something. I find that when I am homeschooling with kids or leading a team at work that I get a bit complacent and end up saying common words that are boring. For example, happy, nice, good, kind, rich, funny and important … Continue reading 7 New Adjectives That Really Work | Leverage Ambition

Disney Presents The Sword & the Stone Movie Review | Leverage Ambition

Disney did it again with this lovely 1963 cartoon animated movie. Born in the 80s, this was by far my favorite Disney movie mainly due to Merlin to wizard and Achemedes the owl. This great duo came into a little orphan boys life and helped teach him the rules of life. The movie starts with … Continue reading Disney Presents The Sword & the Stone Movie Review | Leverage Ambition

15 Tips for Looking Good in Selfies | Leverage Ambition

HAHA! I bet you never thought I'd write an article about talking looking good in selfies, but here we are. Surprise Walter Cronkite, I am not a model. I always feel awkward taking selfies for my social media pictures to the point where I do not like taking pictures of myself. The reality is people … Continue reading 15 Tips for Looking Good in Selfies | Leverage Ambition

8 Relaxation Tips | Leverage Ambition

Is it just me or are you tense too? Worrying about life can really overwhelm me, and it's hard to feel like people are listening. I used to struggle greatly with anxiety. I used to feel like I couldn't move when I couldn't solve other peoples problems. I tried to avoid any anxiety provoking situations. … Continue reading 8 Relaxation Tips | Leverage Ambition

Netflix Presents – The Stranger Series Review | Leverage Ambition

I binged watched The Stranger yesterday, and it is fantastic! An England based mystery of a disappearance of a mother is cringe worthy, mysterious and addictive. Photo by vectors icon on Pexels.com The main character is a good husband and father that happens to have a discrepancy. The discrepancy notes an affair. The affair was … Continue reading Netflix Presents – The Stranger Series Review | Leverage Ambition

Monday Motivation – 10 Simple Reminders | Leverage Ambition

It's about that time of week for Monday Motivation! Mondays are always tough for me. As I transition off of the weekend, I am forced to look at my priorities for the week. I review what I want to accomplish and then back out smaller daily goals to make sure I am working towards what … Continue reading Monday Motivation – 10 Simple Reminders | Leverage Ambition

My Top 7 Favorite Nintendo Games of the 80’s | Leverage Ambition

My grandma gave me a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) for Christmas in the 80's and I was HOOKED! I also automatically became the coolest kid in my neighborhood, bar none. Granted I didn't beat all my friends at every game, but what a cool way to gather, chill, and play. If you have forgotten what … Continue reading My Top 7 Favorite Nintendo Games of the 80’s | Leverage Ambition

7 Healthy Paleo Hot Dog Recipes to Boot in your Mouth | Leverage Ambition

I absolutely LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the Paleo diet! I have been doing it (with a few cheat days here and there) since March of last year and have had WILD results. I've literally lost over 33 pounds and counting, and I don't have the sugar or carbohydrate highs and lows that I used to have … Continue reading 7 Healthy Paleo Hot Dog Recipes to Boot in your Mouth | Leverage Ambition

55 Quotes on Forgiveness | Leverage Ambition

To forgive is to set prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. Lewis B. Smedes Forgive others not because they deserve forgiveness but because you deserve peace. Jonathan Lockwood Huie People hurt each other it happens to everyone intentionally, regretfully or not. It's a part of what we do as people. The beauty … Continue reading 55 Quotes on Forgiveness | Leverage Ambition

Artwork of the Day – Jelly beans, pine trees, & flowers | Leverage Ambition

Today is a rainy day in Los Angeles. Bad news for me, and good news for you as we ripped out our crayons from the drawer and drew some little kiddies to brighten up your Saturday night! For the first picture, I drew some circles with different colors and it ended up looking like scattered … Continue reading Artwork of the Day – Jelly beans, pine trees, & flowers | Leverage Ambition

5 Ways to Foster a Growth Mindset | Leverage Ambition

Everyone I know is feeling a little down and out lately. Loneliness has reared it's little head in our lives over the last year of the pandemic and we are all looking to change the game from a lonely mindset to a growth mindset. What has seemed to be paralyzing and depressing outlook, needs to … Continue reading 5 Ways to Foster a Growth Mindset | Leverage Ambition

The Need for External Validation | Leverage Ambition

I always wanted the acceptance of my family. I always felt like I never fit in there or anywhere. As an adult, I understand that loneliness came from my childhood. I thought I was supposed to do everything on my own. Now I know I am not alone, and that it is okay to ask … Continue reading The Need for External Validation | Leverage Ambition

Getting Through Anxiety | Leverage Ambition

Anxiety is a natural part of life helping our fight or flight reactors to stay or go. For many years I had issues admitting my anxiety to others, and getting through panic attacks and obsessive thoughts. I thought that the more I thought about something I would be able to solve it. Typically the thoughts … Continue reading Getting Through Anxiety | Leverage Ambition

The Perfect 5-Step Work Wardrobe List | Leverage Ambition

There are certain fashion basics that are needed to pull together a professional working wardrobe. I hate shopping, but buying the basics is essential to quickly pull together a nice outfit for work. Photo by Skylar Kang on Pexels.com Here is a list of wardrobe basics that help you pull together some professional business casual … Continue reading The Perfect 5-Step Work Wardrobe List | Leverage Ambition

Minimalism & Clean Home Challenge | Leverage Ambition

It's a new year and a great time to spring clean in winter, while we are all still working from home. I have found that the more I look around the house, the more I need to clean and purge those things I am not using or have not used in the last year. Photo … Continue reading Minimalism & Clean Home Challenge | Leverage Ambition

Homeschooling is Hard | Leverage Ambition

Another year of homeschooling via Zoom calls, and I have had enough. I understand it is not safe for kids to be together because of the corona virus, but enough is enough already. Public schools have completely shut down with no plan to get them back in school in sight. Instead of making a plan … Continue reading Homeschooling is Hard | Leverage Ambition

Adult Maturity Checklist | Leverage Ambition

The checklist below is to help evaluate maturity in adulthood. A Checklist for Evaluating Maturity The difficulties of coping with character defects in another are much more effectively met when we ourselves reflect attitudes of mature adults. A mature adult is one who: 1.      Does not automatically resent criticism, realizing that it may contain a suggestion … Continue reading Adult Maturity Checklist | Leverage Ambition

6 Vibrant Morning Routine Ideas | Leverage Ambition

I woke up at 4 am this morning without an alarm. My sinuses have been acting up lately, maybe due to the frequent weather changes. Here in Los Angeles the weather has been fluctuating from 40 degrees Fahrenheit to 90 degrees Fahrenheit, which is a big range. I think it has something to do with … Continue reading 6 Vibrant Morning Routine Ideas | Leverage Ambition

5 Ways to Stop Feeling Like Shit | Leverage Ambition

Everyone feels like shit sometimes, it's part of having a skin suit. Everyone suffers and we are all going to die. It seems pretty grim right? All of these realities come forth and we need a way to process feeling like shit as naturally as possible to understand if our thoughts are facts or feelings. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Stop Feeling Like Shit | Leverage Ambition

33 Purposeful Quotes About Being on a Mission | Leverage Ambition

Employees are a company's greatest asset - they're your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company's mission. Ann M. Mulcahy My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to … Continue reading 33 Purposeful Quotes About Being on a Mission | Leverage Ambition

Artwork of the Day – Stained Glass Geometric Shapes

Today was a peaceful day. We went for a walk in nature and met a new friend. We walked for an hour and explored the trees and flowers in our neighborhood. As we walked by the many houses, we discovered a really cool stained glass window that really inspired my artwork of the day today. … Continue reading Artwork of the Day – Stained Glass Geometric Shapes

9 Sales Moves to Kick Start Success

It is easy to get into a rut in sales. You sell the same product often and no one responds. I am with you. Here are some key pieces of sales motivation to kick start success and get you out of a losing streak. 1. Passion for your product is obligatory. If you do not … Continue reading 9 Sales Moves to Kick Start Success

7 Ways to Avoid Chaotic Gremlins | Leverage Ambition

Let's be honest, there are so many gremlins to battle in life. The worst gremlins always seem to show up when you are having a great time. Here are 7 ways to avoid chaotic gremlins! Photo by Amir SeilSepour on Pexels.com Mute them. This is my favorite because if you don't really need to talk … Continue reading 7 Ways to Avoid Chaotic Gremlins | Leverage Ambition

Still I Rise by Maya Angelou | Leverage Ambition

Still I Rise BY MAYA ANGELOU You may write me down in historyWith your bitter, twisted lies,You may trod me in the very dirtBut still, like dust, I'll rise. Does my sassiness upset you?Why are you beset with gloom?’Cause I walk like I've got oil wellsPumping in my living room. Just like moons and like suns,With … Continue reading Still I Rise by Maya Angelou | Leverage Ambition

10 Traits of Godly Character from the Good Book | Leverage Ambition

Many talk about leadership skills, but rarely do people talk about character skills. These skills go hand in hand in great leadership. Leadership has to have a moral compass behind it to make it believable and authentic, and not every man or woman can possess all these great traits, however it is imperative we strive … Continue reading 10 Traits of Godly Character from the Good Book | Leverage Ambition

13 Life Reminders to Keep You In Check Tonight | Leverage Ambition

Life has been pretty simple since lock down last March 2020. The days can seem fast then slow, all somewhat intermingling as one concurrent day. It is amazing how time stops when you are forced to stay home, and it is amazing to do some much needed internal, self reflection work to understand your strengths … Continue reading 13 Life Reminders to Keep You In Check Tonight | Leverage Ambition

Artwork of the Day – Potted Plants and Trees Under a Bagoda

Today we drew a series of potted plants under a bagoda with oak trees in the background. I made it with different colored green and blue crayons. The outlines are made with regular number 2 pencils and I liked it with a few colors only. I had some time on my hands and I love … Continue reading Artwork of the Day – Potted Plants and Trees Under a Bagoda

8 Ways to Say No & Set Clear Boundaries | Leverage Ambition

Boundaries are sometimes hard to stick to when you are so used to being a doormat or fixer for others. The reality is boundaries are necessary to set for your personal growth. For many years I was giving out free advice and time to others negative situations. I was a magnet to drama so much … Continue reading 8 Ways to Say No & Set Clear Boundaries | Leverage Ambition

The Collective Level Up Summary by Luminous Moochie | Leverage Ambition

During this new cycle a lot of you have raised your vibrations and standards so high that nothing from your past excites you anymore. This is what real growth feels like when you can move and surrender to whatever that no longer serves you. If you haven't mastered this type of surrender then allow for … Continue reading The Collective Level Up Summary by Luminous Moochie | Leverage Ambition

Top 10 Articles of 2020 | Leverage Ambition

Wowser, it was a tough year but we got through it. Now that 2021 is here I have been looking at my blog more as a business than a hobby. I have made revenue goals, view goals, user and follower goals, along with comments and likes goals. I do this on a monthly basis to … Continue reading Top 10 Articles of 2020 | Leverage Ambition

16 Easy Homemade Valentine’s Day Craft’s for DIY Fun | Leverage Ambition

Valentine's Day is on February 14th and it's time to start crafting some fun, creative gifts! I don't know about you but our kids are still home and schooling via Zoom video calls since the pandemic. We've tried so many different crafts like homemade snowflakes to painting rocks, anything to keep them busy and having … Continue reading 16 Easy Homemade Valentine’s Day Craft’s for DIY Fun | Leverage Ambition

Don Mattingly + the New York Yankees | Leverage Ambition

Don Mattingly was the one captain of the New York Yankees who's jersey number 23 was retired without winning a World Series ring. Don, also known as The Hit Man, was the captain of the team from '91 to '95. Only after Donnie left the team won the World Series in 1996 then again in … Continue reading Don Mattingly + the New York Yankees | Leverage Ambition

Richard Ramirez: Netflix’s Night Stalker Series Review

The setting is the city of Los Angeles in the mid 80's. What seemed to be a high time in LA, was ridden by intense terror lurking in the shadows. An evil creep on a mission to kill was determined to destroy as many lives as possible, murdering senior citizens and young women while sexually … Continue reading Richard Ramirez: Netflix’s Night Stalker Series Review

I Died, Then I Came Back | Leverage Ambition

I never thought I would ever tell this story. Mainly due to the fact that it was supernatural and very offbeat. The type of story you tell aloud and people call you bonkers. But I am going to tell it today. I died and came back. Here's the story. I met my husband at The … Continue reading I Died, Then I Came Back | Leverage Ambition

7 Chakras with Their Respective Color, Body Part, Emotion, & Balance Targets | Leverage Ambition

Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com Chakra Name: Root Chakra Color: Red Chakra Location: Base of Spine Chakra Emotion: Survival Chakra Balance: Peace with the Future Not Balanced: Greed + Material Greed Photo by Any Lane on Pexels.com Chakra Name: Sacral Chakra Color: Orange Chakra Location: Navel Emotion: Sexuality Chakra Balance; Sex and Passion Chakra … Continue reading 7 Chakras with Their Respective Color, Body Part, Emotion, & Balance Targets | Leverage Ambition

8 Superpowers Every Empath Lives With Daily | Leverage Ambition

UseJournal.com notes empaths as superheroes that can bring any dream to life. They are so in tune with themselves that they can remember most dreams they have upon waking up, and remember them with detailed clarity. They even remember nightmares with ease, which can be super haunting! Photo by Daisy Anderson on Pexels.com Here are … Continue reading 8 Superpowers Every Empath Lives With Daily | Leverage Ambition

54 Conscious Quotes | Leverage Ambition

You don't meet people by accident. And nothing in life happens by coincidence. Now knowing this, start paying attention. Consciousness is the new sexy. Inner peace is the new success. Kindness is the new beautiful. What is for me cannot resist me. What resists me is not for me. We come to nature, not only … Continue reading 54 Conscious Quotes | Leverage Ambition

66 Motivational + Inspirational Quotes | Leverage Ambition

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Sometimes we're tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths. One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day. Some days you just have to create your own sunshine. Don't stop dreaming just because you had a nightmare. Photo … Continue reading 66 Motivational + Inspirational Quotes | Leverage Ambition

Artwork of the Day – Watercolor Designs | Leverage Ambition

We decided to take a break today and whipped out the watercolor paints. Just kidding. However we do have a solid appreciation for Bob Ross. RIP. Not only was he brave enough to sport the afro, he was brave enough to paint in front of the camera which was something foreign to other artists in … Continue reading Artwork of the Day – Watercolor Designs | Leverage Ambition

38 Quotes About Getting To The Root of It All

I must learn to give those I love the right to make their own mistakes and recognize them as theirs alone. We cannot climb up a rope that is attached only to our own belt. - William Ernest Hocking Take rest; a field that has rested gives a beautiful crop. - Ovid Your vision will … Continue reading 38 Quotes About Getting To The Root of It All

5 Reasons Why The Same Problems Repeat Themselves Over and Over Again | Leverage Ambition

Personal progress depends on the ability to shift your mindset and shift your behavior. We have all been there before. We get out of one relationship to get into another with a different person that has the exact same characteristics than the last. We get out of one job to get out of dealing with … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why The Same Problems Repeat Themselves Over and Over Again | Leverage Ambition

10 Ways to Become a Badass | Leverage Ambition

1. Don't be afraid of people getting angry or mad at you. Not everyone is going to approve of your path, and fate says you need to go your own way. 2. Invest in yourself. You are your greatest asset. Investing in yourself means start that 401k, try that new business venture, go out of … Continue reading 10 Ways to Become a Badass | Leverage Ambition

84 ❤ Be Yourself ❤ Quotes | Leverage Ambition

Be yourself. Be yourself, everyone else is taken. Loving yourself is the greatest revolution. Fearlessly be yourself. Success is a series of small things. Photo by Maria Orlova on Pexels.com To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don't need to be accepted by others. Flowers need time to bloom and so do you. Life … Continue reading 84 ❤ Be Yourself ❤ Quotes | Leverage Ambition

5 Signs You Are In A Toxic Workplace | Leverage Ambition

Everyone has a bad boss once or twice in their career. Bad bosses seem to have a negative ripple effect in the culture of the workplace, and creates feelings of being mistreated, sad and angry. Most bad bosses are apt to stay in that system and never get fired, CNN wrote an article about it … Continue reading 5 Signs You Are In A Toxic Workplace | Leverage Ambition

Quick Getting Started Paleo Cheat Sheet – Leverage Ambition

I don't know about you, but I have always had trouble wondering what to eat to feel good and keep a healthy Body Mass Index (BMI). When I was younger I had no problem keeping thin. I was an athlete, doing gymnastics over 35 hours a week, actively cheerleading, and having a great time. Once … Continue reading Quick Getting Started Paleo Cheat Sheet – Leverage Ambition

70 Motivational Quotes to Perk Up + Get Going in 2021 | Leverage Ambition

Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you. Note to self: you can't control how other people receive your energy. Anything you do or say gets filtered through the lens of whatever personal shit they are going through at the moment, which is not about you. Just keep doing your … Continue reading 70 Motivational Quotes to Perk Up + Get Going in 2021 | Leverage Ambition

Quick Nature Crafts | Leverage Ambition

Nature is full of big surprises and many parts of nature can be used to our benefit! We all seem to have a ton of time on our hands now that the pandemic continues to get worse, so why not get down and dirty with some Do It Yourself or DIY projects and nature crafts … Continue reading Quick Nature Crafts | Leverage Ambition

5 Sales Techniques for Better Performance

I have been in the sales industry for over 15 years now, and I am still learning best practices on how to talk to customers to get the sale. It is a competitive world out there and you need to be equipped with all of the best practices you can to get the sale. There … Continue reading 5 Sales Techniques for Better Performance

Truth Bombs from 80’s Song Titles in 2021 – Leverage Ambition 💋

The 80's were a hell of a decade! Scrunchies, funny dance moves, snap bracelets, fun dip and more all make up that mystical period of the 80's. Here are some raw 80's song titles that tell it like it is in 2021! Don't Stop Believin' - Journey Treat Me Right - Pat Benatar Pass the … Continue reading Truth Bombs from 80’s Song Titles in 2021 – Leverage Ambition 💋

Artwork of the Week – Venice Street Paint 🌊🎨🖼🎭♥️ – Leverage Ambition

California is the capitol of creativity. There I said it. Not only do folks come to be free of the rest of the organized chaos of the unfulfilling towns of America, they come for the gold rush in the form of Academy Awards, actual gold, and a higher pay scale. Today we are faking it … Continue reading Artwork of the Week – Venice Street Paint 🌊🎨🖼🎭♥️ – Leverage Ambition

5 Animals I’d Like To Be And Why 🐘🐬🕊🐓🦉 – Leverage Ambition

I literally was just talking to my son about what type of animal he'd like to be. He quite curtly responded, 'no animal, I just want to be a kid.' 'Oh okay,' I said. Was it lockdown or adulthood that makes me want to transform into an animal vs an adult human mom boss?  Not … Continue reading 5 Animals I’d Like To Be And Why 🐘🐬🕊🐓🦉 – Leverage Ambition

Common Cures with Common Fruits + Veggies 🍆🥑🍅🥝🍓 – Leverage Ambition

The flu virus season is in full effect and we need to be as healthy as possible. Even if we do our due diligence however, it always seems like we don't wash our hands once and all of a sudden a day later we have a cold. There are many preventative measures we can take … Continue reading Common Cures with Common Fruits + Veggies 🍆🥑🍅🥝🍓 – Leverage Ambition

What’s Your Country Music Star Name? – Leverage Ambition

I love me some country music! From Black Shelton to Carrie Underwood, to Dolly Parton and Faith Hill, these guys always know how to say it right and get to the core of me with their beautiful and soul music. I always wanted to become a country star, but when I sing it sounds like … Continue reading What’s Your Country Music Star Name? – Leverage Ambition

What’s Your Evil Villain Movie Name? – Leverage Ambition

Who is your absolute favorite villain of all time? Mine would have to be Darth Vader for sure. Star Wars was always an obsession of mine growing up. Every girl wanted to be Princess Leia and her Halloween costume was always a big hit in the 80's! I always thought of myself as the hero, … Continue reading What’s Your Evil Villain Movie Name? – Leverage Ambition

Cannonball into an Ice Pond – Leverage Ambition

Ugh. I hate today. My morning was a complete disaster. It has been super cold in the morning and very dry in our house. We have a space heater but I turned it off to combat the air dryness. I think I may add a bowl of water in my room so that it will … Continue reading Cannonball into an Ice Pond – Leverage Ambition

25 Quotes About Waking Up – Leverage Ambition

Lose an hour in the morning, and you will be all day hunting for it. Wake up with positive intentions to better yourself and the lives of those around you. Wake up. It's time to grind. The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I'm not going to let myself pull me … Continue reading 25 Quotes About Waking Up – Leverage Ambition

34 Quotes About Grief – Leverage Ambition

Grief is a most peculiar thing; we're so helpless in the face of it. It's like a window that will simply open of its own accord. The room grows cold, and we can do nothing but shiver. But it opens a little less each time, and a little less; and one day we wonder what … Continue reading 34 Quotes About Grief – Leverage Ambition

What’s Your Dog Name? – Leverage Ambition

I had a golden retriever named Joshua and a beagle named Beamer growing up. I used to imagine myself being a dog too and playing with them. The golden retriever would always jump in our pool for a dip when it was hot. On the flip side our beagle would chase bunnies all day long … Continue reading What’s Your Dog Name? – Leverage Ambition

8 Steps to Self Awareness – Leverage Ambition

Self awareness is the ability to see yourself as yourself. For many years I was not aware of many of my personality traits, some good and some frankly annoying and awful. Your character is an important part of who you are, and understanding who that is and being honest with yourself is a part of … Continue reading 8 Steps to Self Awareness – Leverage Ambition

Netflix Presents – The Laurel Canyon Documentary Series – Leverage Ambition

There was a point in time where the echoes of a guitar hammered within the canyons of the Santa Monica mountains. As the falcons flew and the seagulls glided by, they were courted with the brilliant chords of some of the greatest music artists this side of the Mississippi. California, known for Hollywood stars and … Continue reading Netflix Presents – The Laurel Canyon Documentary Series – Leverage Ambition

9 Daily Habits To Change Your Life

New year, new you! Self care is an important life skill that helps us be better human beings. Most people are running around the rat race trying to survive and not taking a minute to themselves for exercise, meditation and healthy living. It's imperative we take care of ourselves not just to extend our overall … Continue reading 9 Daily Habits To Change Your Life

5 Tips for a Joyous 2021 from Sadhguru | Leverage Ambition

1. Sit on your death bed. Say you are dying tomorrow. What would you think about the the way you have lived your life? Have you made an impact? What would you have wanted to accomplish? What would you need to accomplish to get to that person you'd be proud of as you passed away? … Continue reading 5 Tips for a Joyous 2021 from Sadhguru | Leverage Ambition

10 Mocktail Cocktails for New Years Eve (NYE) To HELP You Feel Alive Tomorrow

It's New Year's Eve! Out with the old, and in with the new! Photo by Yaroslav Danylchenko on Pexels.com New Years Eve was always a blast pre-kids! I'd drink champagne and do whatever I felt like doing at that very moment - what a luxury! Now older and more wiser (that's up for debate), my … Continue reading 10 Mocktail Cocktails for New Years Eve (NYE) To HELP You Feel Alive Tomorrow

10 Places My Calendar Told Me to Visit And I Didn’t Listen Again| Leverage Ambition

Wow what a year it was! We were mainly trapped inside our home looking for new creative activities to do. We created some cool artwork, learned new paleo recipes, prioritized our mental health, and prioritized our self care. We always love going on vacations as a family as it gives a new perspective on life. … Continue reading 10 Places My Calendar Told Me to Visit And I Didn’t Listen Again| Leverage Ambition

8 Reflections on 2020| Leverage Ambition

Dougie MacLean said it right: Should auld acquaintance be forgotAnd never brought to mind?Should auld acquaintance be forgotAnd days of auld lang syne? For auld lang syne, my dearFor auld lang syneWe'll tak a cup o' kindness yetFor days of auld lang syne Here are 8 reflections on 2020: 1. Family is first. It always … Continue reading 8 Reflections on 2020| Leverage Ambition

6 Signs You Have a Sibling Rivalry|Leverage Ambition

Sibling rivalry is a thing. It not only effects the relationship with them, but negatively effects the entire family unit. It is one thing to be naturally competitive, but it is a whole other ballgame when your siblings treat you like a doormat and the parental units ignore it. Many families inherently have toxic traits. … Continue reading 6 Signs You Have a Sibling Rivalry|Leverage Ambition

8 Things We Had No Choice But to Learn This Year|Leverage Ambition

1. We learned how to surrender. 2. We learned how to let go. 3. We had to stay flexible. 4. We had to evolve. 5. We had to think outside of the box. 6. We had to use our critical thinking. 7. We had to learn to not fall captive to fear. 8. We had … Continue reading 8 Things We Had No Choice But to Learn This Year|Leverage Ambition

Complaining is Not a Business Strategy|Leverage Ambition

We've heard it all before, haven't we? You know that colleague that never stops complaining but somehow keeps their job? Yes, we are going there today. And yes, I am complaining about the complainer but there's more to the point. CNN is talking about it. The Cornerstone for Teachers talks about it. The Huffington Post … Continue reading Complaining is Not a Business Strategy|Leverage Ambition

5 Nature Loving Ways to Relieve Stress | Leverage Ambition

The best things in life are free! I think this is true in many ways, but you can ask some of my friends that are addicted to buying Manolo Blahniks and they would 110% disagree with it. The reality is most of us have been launched into weird circumstances this year that we cannot control. … Continue reading 5 Nature Loving Ways to Relieve Stress | Leverage Ambition