Kahlil Gibran, 1883-1931, Poem – On Children | Leverage Ambition

Lately I have been worried about my children. With the pandemic here and here to stay, there are certain things that I wish or wished I could have given my kids. I forget that they have their own angel protector team, and that I am not their higher power. I have to remind myself to…

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

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…

The Importance of Standing Still | Leverage Ambition

Growing up in the 80’s, I always felt there was an overwhelming sense of immediate urgency to get everything done for the fear of having things out of place. Having many siblings and family members that I could not control was overwhelming for me, thristing me into action to fill the void. I realized soon…

The Pilates Pod of LA, AKA the Industry Cafe + Jazz Center in Culver City | Leverage Ambition

‘There are no mistakes in life, only lessons,’ my mom said as I got out of the car. I hadn’t made the soccer team. And I never wanted to go back. ‘God’s rejection is God’s protection,’ she said. I felt like a total loser. How could they not pick ME?, I was so good. I…

God’s Messages To Child Me + Adult Me, Also Written by Me, Therefore To Me, Love Me (But Really God) | Leverage Ambition

This was a writing prompt given to me by someone very special to me. I highly recommend you doing it yourself and let me know what you come up with. You can start by writing a letter to God about your resentments and asking Him for help. Then you can write back as God would…

The Story of Saint Rita, Patron Saint of the Impossible | Leverage Ambition

This excerpt was pulled from Catholic.org and it has a comprehensive outlook on the life of Saint Rita, patron saint of the impossible. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did! Saint Rita was born Margherita Lotti in Roccaporena, Italy in 1381. The day after her baptism, Rita was surrounded by a swarm…

How To Cast A Love Spell | Leverage Ambition

When you cast a spell you need to practice your instruments and make your creative art love spell. First, cast a love spell to love yourself first. Any missing parts should be filled by you essentially before you can find someone else. Anything that you as a child or adult that you didn’t get, you…

You’d Be A Fool To Trust John | Leverage Ambition

This article is pulled from an enewsletter from Nicolas Ashbaugh from The Wave + The Ocean. View it also on this link here. Why do we trust people? Let’s say you know this fellow. We’ll call him John. One day you need a favor, so you ask John for help. He’s a nice guy, and…

20 Little Biddy’s to Embrace When I Am Feeling Low | Leverage Ambition

Staying in the moment is tough. I always find myself future tripping or looking towards the past, which takes me out of the more desirable present moment. Here are 20 little biddy’s to embrace when I am feeling low. Don’t force, fight, fix, or figure it out, instead give it to the universe to help…

30 Hilarious Sales Memes | Leverage Ambition

You work in sales or know someone that is having trouble in sales? If you work in sales, you understand the sales pain we go through to get a deal inked and live. The constant emailing, the creative email subject lines, the first outreach, the ghosting, the personal reflection, the dead air, the performance reviews,…

Book Reviews Presents – Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office Summary, by Lois P. Frankel

It IS true, nice girls don’t get the corner office. They usually get run over and stomped on as others that play the politics game climb the ladder more quickly and more efficiently. The real deal here is that it is imperative to be confident, stick up for yourself without offending others, making difficult decisions,…

13 Easter Quotes | Leverage Ambition

We live and die; Christ died and lived! John Stott Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there. Clarence W. Hall Do not abandon yourselves to despair: We are the Easter people, and Hallelujah is our song. Pope John Paul II Christ has not only spoken to us by…

8 Weekend Whiskey Cocktails to Light It Up | Leverage Ambition

I happen to love whiskey. I grew up stealing it from my parents bar in the early 90’s and ever since it has been a whirlwind of a love story. Here are 8 Weekend Whiskey Cocktails to light up your night tonight. Pineapple Whiskey Sour Whiskey Smash Cocktail Cranberry Orange Whiskey Drink Simple Whiskey Fizz…

15 Robust + Healing Comforts of Ginger | Leverage Ambition

Ginger has been my best friend recently! Not only have we been loving Ginger Tea, we have also been chopping ginger in our chicken stew and it adds a little zest to it. Little did I know that ginger has a ton of health benefits. Here are some ways ginger helps us all live better…

10 Tips to Create The Life You Love | Leverage Ambition

All of us want to live life on our own terms. With that we’ve created 10 tips to create the life you love. Wake up with a morning self care routine and use it everyday. This can include meditation, prayer, coffee, making your bed, showering, brushing your teeth, exercising, and more. Make sure this is…

Here Comes the Sun – Daylight Savings Tomorrow | Leverage Ambition

Here Comes the Sun is a song by The Beatles, video below if you want to listen. My interpretation of it is that things were bad, but there is a new hope in the new days to come. Daylight savings is tomorrow! This means that we have to move our clocks forward an hour, which…

15 Dazed and Confused Quotes | Leverage Ambition

Alright, alright, alright! Wooderson Shotgun! Slater It’d be a lot cooler if you did. Wooderson You cool, man? Slater Wipe that face off your head, bitch! Darla If I ever start referring to these as the best years of my life – remind me to kill myself. Pink I’ve got my own ride, but maybe…

7 Ways to Set Yourself Free | Leverage Ambition

Everyone is looking to break free from different aspects of their lives that are no longer serving them. For a long time, I wanted to do everything others wanted me to do to go with the flow of society’s norm. I was unhappy and I wanted to be free. Here are 7 ways to set…

20 Ways to Step Up + Get Out of a Funk | Leverage Ambition

We’ve all been there – stuck in a rut and needing to get out. It is hard to understand the way out when you are at the bottom. Inch by inch you can do it and here are 20 ways you can step up your life and get out of that funk. Write down what…

30 Late Winter Activities to Help You Twist & Shout | Leverage Ambition

It is late winter and the season is dragging on. We are all getting pretty bored and with boredom comes a time to change things up and try new things. I love taking walks outside now because as the weather warms up, the birds are singing, and new flowers start to bloom. With the weather…

10 Etsy Gifts Under $10 | Leverage Ambition

I love digging for fun gifts under $10! Here’s what I foudn for you: Shower Steamers to Pamper Your Favorites 2. Personalized Wooden Pen 3. Mini Spa Kit with Lip Balm, Facial Steamer & Stamped Cotton Carry Bag 4. Tree of Life Bracelet 5. Ten Salted Brownie Cookies 6. Birthstone Wish Bracelet 7. Sunshine Zipper…

36 Giving Thanks Quotes | Leverage Ambition

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough. Meister Exkhart Gratitude is not only greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others. Marcus Tullius Cicero Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial…

9 Extra Job Titles We Have as Parents | Leverage Ambition

Other Sock Seeker – A detective at play, this sleuth must be able to locate the other sock. Wherever the socks may roam, we will need to locate them upon request at any time day or night. Short Order Cook – Children never want to feed themselves or get their own food in the refrigerator….

56 Energy Quotes to Perk You Up Today | Leverage Ambition

Your energy is currency. Spend it well. Invest it wisely. Energy speaks louder than words. When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive; to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. Don’t adapt to the energy in the room. Influence the energy in the room. Nobody…

20 Quotes About Being + Having Enough | Leverage Ambition

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. Og Mandino When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor. Elon Musk Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. Archimedes…

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 Baked Apple Chips Salted Caramel Fudge…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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. 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 is tough but so are you….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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?…

6 Reminders Today | Leverage Ambition

1. When you focus on the good, the good increases. 2. You can’t change the people around you, but you can change the people around you. 3. My soul is on a budget, and I can’t afford negative energy, stress, envy, doubt, or deceit. 4. Please believe that you still have time to be the…

11 Soft + Simple Quotes from Mr. Rogers to Make You Have Faith in Us Again | Leverage Ambition

Mr. Rogers neighborhood was a staple show on the PBS or Public Broadcasting Service network. It was a television show that taught emotional intelligence to children. It made me so happy and joyous after watching each episode. I really felt like someone had cared about me. The feeling was like spending consolidated quality time with…

10 Things to be Thankful For

1. I’m thankful to god. 2. I’m thankful for my sight. 3. I’m thankful for my hearing. 4. I’m thankful for my ability to taste. 5. I’m thankful for the ability to think and be grateful for all the blessings I have. 6. I’m thankful for my ability to move. 7. I’m thankful for my…

7 Healing Sound Baths for Different Health Issues + Overall Relaxation

1. Eucalyptus Conjestion Sound Bath 2. DNA, Nerve & Cell Repair Sound Bath 3. Chakra Cleansing Sound Bath 4. Self Love Immersion Singing Bowls 5. Negative Energy Home Cleanse 6. Mental Clarity Sound Bath 7. Sleepy Time Sound Bath I was amazed how fast the Sleepy Time Sound Bath worked for me! Did any of…

Soar into 2021 with These Baller Insta Memes

Bye, bye, bye 2020! 🖐🖐🖐 #leverageambition #leverageambi1 #leverage #ambition #eat #drink #wegotthatyummyyummy #life #family #winning #winningagain #videogames #gamingsuckers #twitch #amazon #youtube #etsy #netflix #instagram #twitter #movies #entertainment #latest #newreleases #shop #talktous #beyou #begreat #beyoubegreat A Part of Waterview Marketing Leverage Ambition participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on…

10 Self Defeating Behaviors to Dump in the New Year

1. The additive use of food. The emotional addiction to food is something to look at as the New Year approaches us. People can be addicted to sugar and carbs, which gives them a temporary comfort but eventually causes severe mood swings. If you are eating too much or too little and are not maintaining…

Life Lessons from the Mystic Sadhguru

If you have not heard of Sadhguru before, you are missing out. He is a mystic spiritual healer that focuses on self awareness for everyone to live a better life. Read his site here. We have compiled excerpts from his teaching below, we hope it helps you! Know yourself, or you won’t see a beautiful…

20 Quotes About Trust

I got trust issues because people got lying issues. When you trust a person, you either have a friend or a life lesson. Trust takes years to build, seconds to break and forever to repair. I hate being suspicious about things, but damn that guy feeling is always right. Three things to know in life,…

7 Rules of Life

1. Let it go Don’t ruin today with yesterday’s blues. Forgive and move on. 2. Give it time Time heals all. Sit and wait. It is only urgent if you need it to be. 3. Ignore them You are the only you, and you know what you need. Don’t listen to others if it doesn’t…

19 Colors + Their Respective Translation to New Meaning

Black Serious, distinctive, elegant, bold, powerful, sophisticated Dark Grey Conservative, classic, responsible, full, somberness, authority Light Grey Neutral, logical, rich, practical, reserved, trust Blue Authority, nautical, dignity, security, confident, classic, stability, trust Light Blue Calming, patient, cool, water, contentment Teal Serene, sophisticated, water, coolness Green Healthy, fertile, freshness, nature, environmentally conscious Light Green Fresh, young,…

7 Spiritual Truths We Learn as We Grow

Spirituality is so deeply personal, and varies from person to person. There are many belief systems out there that help us feel a sense of security and hope. With faith, we know that anything is possible. Here are 7 spiritual truths we learn as we grow up. 1. Mediation works 2. The sun is medicine….

Just For Today from Al-Anon Family Groups

Just for today I will try to live through this day only, and not tackle all my problems at once. I can do something for 12 hours that would appall me if I felt that I had to keep it up for a lifetime. Just for today I will be happy. This assumes to be…

Monday Morning Mom Routine – Festive Snowy, Hot Coffee + Christmas Decorations

Monday’s are dreadful. I always have that nails on a chalkboard feel as I get my kids up and ready for zoom school. It is literally me just getting them breakfast and opening up their chromebooks, but marching into the unknown educational system scares me. Mainly due to the fact that they spring on odd…

Happy Giving Tuesday! #givingtuesday

In lieu of the global movement to unleash the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world, Happy Giving Tuesday to you and yours! #givingtuesday This global holiday was pioneered in the United States and reminds us to give back to others in need. We decided to give back to the…

5 Ways To Manifest Your Dreams

Dreams are only dreams until you start working towards them. Not to get all emo on you but I have heard others say that if you pretend to be at your funeral you can come up with a good list of things you had wished you did and then back it out now to make…

3 Ways to Make God Smile With You This Holiday Season

The holidays are here, finally! What a year is has been for everyone. For me, the holidays tend to end of being a time of overindulgence. Overindulgence on food, overindulgence on gifts, and overindulgence on self as a whole. As much as it is great to overindulge here and there, it is critical that we…

5 Extra Things to Clean Before Guests Come Over for the Holidays

Having guests over for the holidays? God bless and good luck to you! Don’t forget these 5 extra things to clean before guests come over for the holiday parties. 1. The Heating Vents Air filters can be expensive but they are a good thing to have cleaned prior to having your guests come over for…

Anger is One Letter Shy of Danger – No Peace, No Power

Have you been angry before? If the answer is yes than congrats an admitting it. If the answer is no, than you have been repressing it and could use some help. Take my hand and read on. Anger is one of animals most primal emotions. It is in everyone, and everyone should express anger but…

35 Positive Patty Power Points To Get You Back On Track Again

Positivity is a choice; I choose to be positive. I am a beautiful person. I am enough. I choose to love myself today. I believe in the person I dream of becoming. I am proud of all of my accomplishments. I am now creating my life exactly as I want it. I accept myself unconditionally….

Gobble, Gobble – 10 Thanksgiving Gifts for Friends + Family

Let’s face it. Not seeing your drunk uncle may be a blessing in disguise this year. But who will you gossip about now during the holidays? You’ll have a pick a new target. In the meantime, since we won’t be spending that uncomfortable dinner table moments with family and friends, it is a great time…

The 4 Ms – Manipulation, Managing, Mothering, + Martyrdom

Codependecy is an issue that can resolved with hard work on yourself, that will benefit others too if you are patient and persistent. Ask yourself, how do/did I try to manipulate others? “Setting up” a situation or passive/agressive behavior. How do/did I try to manage and control my live and the lives of those around…

Simple Bliss Reminders for the Few Handful of Weeks Left in 2020

Only 56 more days until 2021. We got this! ♥️ Christmas is coming. Hanukkah is coming. Kwanzaa is coming. Eid al-Fitr or the end of Ramadan is coming. Spiritual hope, health and happiness are right around the corner. Here is what’s left to do this year: Be thankful for what you have now. Celebrate your…

Your Guide for Manifestation + Hope Today

We have the power to manifest hope. Stop with the pity party. Don’t be stuck in the past. You have been disappointed left and right this year, but you are about to be blessed. You charged your crystals, you self healed, you did everything to help yourself. The good stuff as a miracle is on…

9 Daily Survival Skills to Help You Soar Through 2020

How much crap doth be thrown at us from this ungrateful world this year? (INSERT YOUR BEST SHAKESPEAREAN VOICE HERE). Too much crap, in my humble opinion and it’s time for war. With the 2020 shitshow of unemployment at an all time high, parents homeschooling their children, we are clearly feeling the nasty effects of…

SPOOK-tacular Artwork of the Week – Halloween Edition

It was a SPOOK-tacular week! We are showcasing our artwork and hard work today. Mainly we worked with colorful construction paper, scissors, glue, and markers. Our inspiration came from different fall books we are reading, some games we are playing, some beach trips, and crazy hair day. Which one is your favorite?  #leverageambition #leverageambi1 #leverage…

All Zodiac Signs with Personality Traits – Forward + Get Extra Luck During Mercury Retrograde

‘The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you.’ Below are true descriptions of zodiac signs. Read your sign, and then forward it on, with your zodiac sign and label on the subject line. CAPRICORN – The Go-Getter (Dec 22 – Jan 19) Patient and wise. Practical and…

Guiding Light, Your Angelic Advice Tonight

People are interested in what you think, what you say, and what you write. Protect your intellectual property as your true inner voice reveals itself and the ideas that come with it. It is a great time to expand your knowledge by learning a new trade to help you excel at your new hobbies and…

Monday Motivation – 10 Compassionate and Inspiring Corporate Leaders to Follow Today

Leadership is a huge responsibility, and it is harder than most think it is. Respect, knowledge, honor, and impact all are pillars in corporate leadership. There are many corporate executives out there that go against the honor code of moral and ethical responsibility. Then there are those that are doing the right thing both publically…

8 Curable Skin Conditions via Healthy Homeopathic, and Natural Emuaid Max Cream

Skin conditions are never pleasant and can be super tricky to fully cure without testing many lotions and creams to find the one that suits you. I developed a rash behind my knee that seems to never go away, and I think it could be a fungal infection from heavy sweating during cycling sessions. I…

7 Paleo Sweet Treats, Desserts – Guilt Free Snackypoos

The weather is much colder now, and the seasons have changed from summer to fall. I don’t know about you, but as soon as the temperature drops I instantly get in the mood for stew and sweets. Summer is usually a time for fruit sweets, and fall is a time for pies, muffins, and cookies….

Monday Morning Musts + Motivation

It’s Monday again. Another day of home office and home schooling my elementary school aged children. I woke up feeling groggy. With fall weather here, the change of season always wreaks havoc on my allergies. Although I take a daily allergy pill, I can’t avoid feeling like poop especially in the AM. Woe is me!…

The Stops + Go’s of Living a Better Life

Everyone wants to live a better life. Even if you already have a great life, there is always room to have a better one. There are many things we can do to live a better life. On the flip side, there are also things we should not do to enhance our lives. THE STOPS Stop…

Homemade Artwork of the Week

I went for a sun that looks like the coronavirus with stars, crescent moons, and a smiley face. What do you think? Here’s a shot of it at a higher angle with my cool lamp I got from Ross. What artwork have you made recently? I’d love to see it, post it in the comments…

Malibu Real Estate Agent’s Message On Housing Market Today

Brian Merrick is a top Malibu real estate agent that is associated with the globally esteemed Coldwell Banker Real Estate Agency. He left a nice note in Homes & Land Magazine of Malibu and Beverly Hills this month as follows: Our thoughts are with you and your family as we all navigate this unprecedented time…

7 Sip Worthy Sunrise Cocktails

Let’s get this party started right! Let’s get this party started…EARLY! I am not one to do the hair of the dog, aka drinking the morning after a night out of many drinks. However, I will treat myself to a quarterly morning breakfast cocktail with a kick! Here are seven sunrise cocktails to try next…

Building a Mystery with Blue Jays

Blue Jays fly wild in many evergreen populated areas as their home typically resides in thick pine areas. Biblically when you see a Blue Jay, the intention on human action is to plan for the future. Blue Jay’s are very intelligent and keep family bonds very tight. They are super aggressive if threatened by squirrels…

9 Lessons Learned After 9 Years of Marriage

Have Sex Often Having sex in a marriage shows you care for the others needs and brings you closer together. Communicate Obsessively Make sure your significant other knows how you are feeling in all aspects of life. If you are tired, sick, restless, happy, sad, or all of the above, it is good to openly…

Monday Morning Meditation Mantra

We are starting the day off with the four M’s. We call it our Monday morning mantra. God, I accept your beauty and grace today. Your timing is perfect and your wisdom infinite. You have a plan for my life that is perfectly mine, and no one elses. Thank you for shining light on my…

10 Inexpensive Ways to Enjoy Fall

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…

20 YouTube Tarot Channels You HAVE To Follow Today

Gemstone Tarot https://www.youtube.com/c/Gemstonetarot Tyler’s Tarot https://www.youtube.com/c/TylersTarot Tarot Victoria https://www.youtube.com/c/TAROTVICTORIA999 The Cancerian Channel https://www.youtube.com/c/TheCancerianChannel The Art Reader https://www.youtube.com/c/TheArtAdvisor Mermaid Scales Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-8ub5sZmj6NcegDxauftGA Ice Cream Dreams Tarot https://www.youtube.com/c/icecreamdreamsTarot Free Spirit Guidance https://www.youtube.com/c/FreeSpiritTarot Charlene Lizette https://www.youtube.com/c/CharleneLizette Luminous Moochie https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC11LZ2BIbflYF2ghloIWesw The Tarot Therapist https://www.youtube.com/c/ONORATAROT Higher Source Tarot https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVrvR8Z7mFI_iCjYROhr1LA Soul Moon Tarot https://www.youtube.com/c/SoulMoonTarot House of Oshun https://www.youtube.com/c/HouseOfOshun Soul Source Tarot…

REMIX: Rejection is Correction

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