You Decide 037: Jodee Bock – Intellect, Intuition and Instinct

The world needs more Jodee Bocks, but believe me when I say there is only one! Since she learned to read as a toddler, Jodee’s mind moved beyond the capacity of most children her age, and she found herself asking life’s big questions – which came as a shock to many of the adults in […]

You Decide 032: Dr. Tonya Loken – Beefing Up Your Immune System for Covid-19

This one’s a keeper! I took SIX PAGES OF NOTES! Dr. Tonya Loken is a Naturopathic Doctor and nutritionist, who practices in Fargo, ND. There is no shortage of recommendations out there and most of them are conflicting. Dr. Tonya gives us the hard truth about Covid-19 and explains the best way to beef up […]

You Decide 031: Callyn Johnson – The Lifesaving Art of Time Blocking

I know a lot of us are struggling with time management and trying to maximize our quarantine days – so I wanted to talk to the QUEEN of self-scheduling (a.k.a. my daughter), Callyn Johnson about her tried-and-true techniques. This conversation was recorded a little while ago, but it seems like something everyone needs to hear […]

You Decide 015: Mandy Anderson – Rising Out of the Ashes of Her Circumstances

In this incredible discussion, Mandy Anderson shows us how to make the best out of a bad situation. From a cystic fibrosis diagnosis to finishing her first half marathon, through the power of journaling she cultivated a life of joy, and accomplishment. She explains how faith, “giving yourself permission” to do whatever it takes to heal […]

You Decide 010: Steph Lauritsen – Getting through the Holidays with Meaning AND Money!

If you’re stressed at all about money and the holidays – this episode is for YOU! This week we talk to Steph Lauritsen of allthingsfinance.org, about how to get through the holidays with our finances and hearts intact.  With money struggles being the #1 cause of divorce and infidelity, Steph knows developing financial strategies is about […]

19 Lessons – Make Your Own List

The things I’ve learned over the last 14 years: Bigger is not better. Looking back to see what has changed, many will admit they have more stuff, less time to enjoy it and more stress to keep it. Making people feel “safe and at home” are still the most important. Social media can get our […]

Lessons from a beach ball

In a recent talk from a well-spoken man, he painted a picture about perspective from a beach ball. He keeps this mini beach ball on his desk to remind him that there are 2 perspectives, 2 sides to every story. As he looks at this beach ball from his desk chair, he can only see […]

your screw-ups are part of YOU (but don’t define you)

College GPA of 1.8, academic probation YIKES. I was on the verge of not being eligible for basketball and affffffffraid to even speak with my parents after they got the letter. The 2nd worst part is that I didn’t even know. Didn’t know my grade, didn’t know what I needed to get on tests and […]