making room for new goals and unknowns

It’s a powerful trust exercise to make room for new unknowns.  Deep inside of me, I’ve had a nudging that has grown stronger and stronger. Simplify life, let go of the extra, simplify your business, let go of the extra. It’s time to make room. Room for new possibilities, new dreams.   As someone who likes…

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The before and the after

by ocean on honeymoon

This photo was taken hours before my mom died. The last photo of me during “the before” part of my life. It was me, blissed-out, on my honeymoon, basking in all the glowing love and possibilities of life. This was another part of life, before another layer was added to who I am. I often…

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4 weeks away from social media –

my woods after a snowfall

I’m nearing 4 weeks off of social media – scroll below for a couple journal entries from these past weeks: -January 13th, 2020 – Life- I’m almost at the 2 week mark away from social media. Truthfully it’s taking a whole lotta discipline to get on this computer and write down my feelings, observations and…

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sharing my dream for this next chapter – it feels so vulnerable

print to attract abundance by noelle rollins art

My goal this week has been to put into words what my (and my family’s) actual dream is for our next chapter.  For too long I’ve been scared to say it out loud, it felt too big, too daring, too perfect. It’s funny because I generally am very open, I pour my heart and soul…

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life 10 years after a big loss

I am alive - Noelle

10 years since my mom has passed away. I wrote this today, and wanted to share it here in case it can offer perspective or help to anyone. Whether it’s been 10 years or 1 week.   It’s 10 years since my sweet mom passed unexpectedly. It’s amazing how life can change in a moment.…

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grief – the path is messy

If you know someone who lost someone dear to them, don’t be afraid to talk about their love one who has passed. Grief is all consuming. Acknowledge the anniversary of their passing, the big holidays, the memories you share of the person. Odds are they are thinking of that person every single day, for years.…

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do you have a friend or loved one who has lost a parent or a child? Here is something you can do.

sympathy cards

After we’ve lost a parent or a child; there are those days that come up; Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, perhaps a wedding, birth of a child or a deceased loved one’s birthday. These are days where it would be so nice to have a card to send to the family member or friend who is…

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could this be contentment?

  I have a confession to make. I have been experiencing something. It’s snuck up slowly. I’ve tried to deny it, rename it, question it. But friends, I believe it’s called Contentment. After years of believing that I always have to be moving forward, growing, taking on more and more.  I’ve reached a place where…

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The nitty gritty – behind the scenes how to pay $48k in debt off in 2 years

extreme ways to save money

So hopefully you’ve read my other post here talking about why and the general how we got out of debt.  Let me be clear that when I say out of debt, I am referring to all debt other than our house.  Our house is a little further down the list but we wanted to take…

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