About-Face Chopped Apple Cake {Paleo + Dairy Free} | Leverage Ambition

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In the military, an about-face is a turn of 180 degrees from the position of attention. And just like this sudden change of position, these chopped spiced apples are breaking all the rules, rebel style, right on top for everyone to see the shame. For reals though, this is a good deal for that sweet … Continue reading About-Face Chopped Apple Cake {Paleo + Dairy Free} | Leverage Ambition

Fun Pirate’s Buried Treasure Muffin Recipes for Paleo Kids | Leverage Ambition

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Not sure about you and your family, but we've been quite frequently visiting the Pacific Coast beaches over the last year plus pandemic time. Here's a good sample of our cliff hiking and seal watching for your viewing pleasure! It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; mainly due to the … Continue reading Fun Pirate’s Buried Treasure Muffin Recipes for Paleo Kids | Leverage Ambition

8 Ways To Detach From A Codependent Relationship | Leverage Ambition

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Sacrificing your happiness for another's is a tell tale sign of codependency.  One persons over responsibility and another's under responsibility can yield awful results. Codependent relationships work as covering up for other people's bad choices, making the other feel the need to constantly fix or rescue them from their problems. The unfortunate reality is that … Continue reading 8 Ways To Detach From A Codependent Relationship | Leverage Ambition

8 Apps + Notifications I Cancelled To Preserve My Well Being | Leverage Ambition

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Addiction to our phones is real, y'all! I more recently started vetting my emotions after specific apps and notifications that were naturally keeping me busy with no real point to it. Here are 10 apps and notifications I turned off or uninstalled to keep me safe. 1. CNN - uninstalled it. The news was not … Continue reading 8 Apps + Notifications I Cancelled To Preserve My Well Being | Leverage Ambition

20 Easy Ways To Let Go of Regrets + Resentments | Leverage Ambition

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A man can't shake hands and let go of his regrets and resentments with clenched fists. For years I have been involved with people, places, and things that were not serving my highest good. Later on, I figured out that I needed a battle plan to release regrets and resentments. Here are 20 ways to … Continue reading 20 Easy Ways To Let Go of Regrets + Resentments | Leverage Ambition

What To Eat on Your Period | Leverage Ambition

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Support your body by eating the right things! The better you eat, the better you feel, and this is especially right before that time of the month. A slight segway, as I age I find that the regular foods I used to eat (candy, rice, milk, pasta, bread, butter) were all making me fat and … Continue reading What To Eat on Your Period | Leverage Ambition

12 Healthy Reminders for Recovering Relationships | Leverage Ambition

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When I look back on my life, many relationship patterns seem to stem from the toxic relationships in my immediate family. And unfortunately, disease was and is still very present in my family of origin. Roles were reversed, drama was high, and it never felt like my basic needs were taken care of. Years later … Continue reading 12 Healthy Reminders for Recovering Relationships | Leverage Ambition

7 Healthy Sugar Substitutes to Use Instead of Regular Sugar | Leverage Ambition

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Sugar is a beast. You only really understand how bad sugar is for you when you decide to remove it from your diet. When I stopped eating sugar, I found out how much sugar is in our food. Walking down the aisles of the supermarkets was overwhelming and tough to navigate. Most all processed foods … Continue reading 7 Healthy Sugar Substitutes to Use Instead of Regular Sugar | Leverage Ambition

Healthy Oatmeal Apple Pie Power Cookies | Leverage Ambition

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This is a super easy recipe for chewy and delicious oatmeal apple pie cookies! This delectable fruit and spiced cookies have no refined flour or sugar, making it a healthy option for a quick snack or breakfast. INGREDIENTS 1 cup of quick cooking oats 1 cup of whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon of baking podwer … Continue reading Healthy Oatmeal Apple Pie Power Cookies | Leverage Ambition

Salted Caramel Blondies (Paleo) | Leverage Ambition

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Blondies are half brownies and they are super soft. The caramel poured on the top makes them smooth and easy to eat. It has the perfect mix of salty and sweet. I dare you to eat just one! Here is our recipe for our salted caramel blondies that are paleo friendly, and we hope you … Continue reading Salted Caramel Blondies (Paleo) | Leverage Ambition

10 Healthy Paleo Easter Appetizers | Leverage Ambition

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Easter is not complete without some healthy appetizers to keep you full before your big dinner! Here are 10 healthy Easter appetizers to make for Easter day! EASY TAHINI SAUCE DIP 2. BUFFALO CHICKEN DIP 3. EASY SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP 4. BEST PALEO RANCH DRESSING WITH VEGGIES 5. AVOCADO CILANTRO LIME DIP 6. CREAMY CASHEW QUESO DIP 7. 7 LAYER PALEO … Continue reading 10 Healthy Paleo Easter Appetizers | Leverage Ambition

10 Food To Avoid to Support Weight Loss | Leverage Ambition

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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

6 Perfect Paleo Pastries To Try Today | Leverage Ambition

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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

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

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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

8 Steps to Self Awareness – Leverage Ambition

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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

9 Daily Habits To Change Your Life

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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

7 Health Reasons to Sleep Naked Tonight + Every Night After That

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Okay so hear me out on this one. When I first heard my friend say his mate slept naked, I have to say I felt freaked out and a bit violated. How dare he sleep naked? Why wouldn't he cover himself? Wouldn't he be cold? What if a robber came in? Turns out sleeping in … Continue reading 7 Health Reasons to Sleep Naked Tonight + Every Night After That

10 Inexpensive Ways to Enjoy Fall

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Times are tough. Many are on a limited budget and living with children, elders, and spouses and wondering what the heck to do this fall with our weird flu issues. Here are some great ideas to get you out and about in order to treat yourself and your senses. 1. Nature Walk Everyone loves nature … Continue reading 10 Inexpensive Ways to Enjoy Fall

Man-Pleaser or God-Pleaser? You Decide

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'Ultimately you're to have to decide if you are a man-pleaser or a god-pleaser. And if you are going to be a god pleaser than I can pretty much promise you somewhere along the line and intermittently throughout your life, there is going to be people that are going to reject you. However God says … Continue reading Man-Pleaser or God-Pleaser? You Decide

The Need for External Validation + How to End It

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Incentivation starts at a young age. We are incentivized while we eat, while we play, while we wake up and when we go to bed. The incentive is the acceptance of our parents approval. This theory is carried on through our lifetime. We are incentivized at school, incentivized at work, incentivized in marriage and more. … Continue reading The Need for External Validation + How to End It

Impossible-to-Kill Indoor House Plants FYC

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Airify, purify and gorgeousify (is that a word), your home indoors with new indoor plants! It's like having a new pet without all the barking. Dragon Tre Spider plant Crown of Thorns Begonia Peace ily Guiana Chestnut Bromeliad Philodendron Orchid Aloe Asparagus Ferns Fiddle Leaf Fig What plants do you have in your house?

Are You Reeeeaaaady… for our 30-Day Challenge?

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I double dare you to try it. If you are like me, a human in the world that is tired, than you could benefit from the 30 Day Challenge. This is not like any ordinary challenge. It is a challenge of control and endurance. It is a challenge of the mind for your well being. … Continue reading Are You Reeeeaaaady… for our 30-Day Challenge?

Inspirational Quotes

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The happiest people don't have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything. - Unknown You must tell yourself, no matter how hard it is, or how hard it gets, I'm going to make it. - Les Brown Challenges are what make life interesting, overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. - … Continue reading Inspirational Quotes

5 Leadership Skills for Healthy Teams

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

9 Life Hacks for a Healthy Work Life

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

WHOLE30 MEALS IM LOVING NOW

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Photo by Taryn Elliott on Pexels.com This is my 4th round of Whole30, and it’s hard girl!  The things I miss most but are most dangerous for me include whole milk (can you tell I have kids yet?), toast with butter and jelly, and WINE. WINE, WINE, WINE! I know it’s only for 30 days … Continue reading WHOLE30 MEALS IM LOVING NOW