What is the Best Squarespace Template to Start With?

We’ve all seen those rom-com movies where one of the main characters has a “let’s try on all the clothes” kind of moment. But in terms of your website, you don’t have to try on all the templates before you find the right one! And in fact, I’d highly advise against it (time-waster alert!) To help you save time, I’m sharing the best Squarespace templates to start with based on what you’re looking for. Let’s dive in!

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Help! What if I Don't Know What I Want to Do Yet?

It’s the most existential question plaguing us ever since adults first asked us “What do you want to be when you grow up?”  Maybe we picked something and stuck with it, went to college, got the job, or maybe changed courses entirely! But... what happens if we still haven’t figured it out yet....? *gasp! The horror!! Let’s dive into all that and more in todays discussion.

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How Yoga Can Breathe Life into Your Business

When hitting a dead end in my work, I always look at it as the first sign to stop and check in. Where are things getting stuck? What is my energy doing? Then, I’ll back away from the computer, put down the phone, and grab my yoga mat. Yoga is such an amazing way to get energy flowing and become unstuck. And because everything is holistic, it can massively affect the work we do as well!

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4 Simple Steps to Creating a Squarespace Website

Have you ever sat and thought to yourself, Gee, I should probably have a website… but don’t know where in the world to start? Relax, I totally got you. Many moons ago I was in the same boat. I built my first Squarespace site when I emerged as a freelancer and what I didn’t realize was that I was opening up a can of awesome that would keep unfolding for years to come - and that can of awesome is called Squarespace.

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Sharing Vs. Selling and Authenticity in Your Business

With all the advice out there about how to run an online business, sometimes our own desires and needs can get lost in the shuffle. So what I really want to share about is mindfulness and authenticity in business, which on it’s own is a word that often has become associated with the very opposite of that. So how can we be mindful about how we make a living? How can we incorporate our highest of values into the way that we bring money into our lives? Here’s how.

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How to Make Money with Young Living

Maybe you’ve heard about how it’s totally possible to make money doing what you love. Maybe it’s also been shown to you that natural products are the way to go. I mean, aluminum in deodorant? Petroleum in makeup? Yuck. If you’re anything like me, those things are downright irritating. And if you’re also like me, spending time in a job you dislike is wildly irritating as well. Both of these things intersect in a really fascinating way, and that way is called Young Living.

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3 Things to Know About Choosing Brand Colors

Choosing a color scheme is commitment. And sometimes, that commitment can hit us like a ton of bricks. For many of us, that’s what happens when we go to choose our brand colors. Something so simple can sometimes be difficult, so I’m here to help! Let’s break down choosing brand colors and best of all, I’m sharing my favorite free tool to help with this!

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How to Optimize Your Site for Pinterest

Allow me to introduce you to one of my all-time favorite sharing platforms, Pinterest. Today, Pinterest is one of my favorite platforms to ensure a steady stream of traffic to a website. I believe that optimizing for Pinterest is just as important as optimizing for SEO. So today I’m going to walk you through how to optimize your own site for Pinterest so you can harvest those benefits as well. (And also, Pinterest is just plain fun!)

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How to Open an Etsy Shop in 30 Minutes

Have you caught the Etsy bug? Etsy is a marketplace for makers, crafters, and artists to come together and sell their wares. Whatever you have to sell, if you’re a maker, chances are high that you’ve heard of or have been drawn to Etsy before. If you’ve ever though of opening a shop but haven’t fully taken the plunge  yet, this post is for you!

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Be Willing to Just Start (Even if You Don’t Have All the Pieces Yet!)

There’s this really great saying that goes, “When the student is ready the teacher appears.” I wholeheartedly believe this. And I also believe this applies to ideas, inspiration, and life circumstances. So this is a PSA announcement for all the dreamers out there right now. If you have an idea for a business, blog, project, career, or creative endeavor, it is time to embark upon that - like right now.

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6 Steps to Writing a Perfect Blog Post

I bet you’ve got something to say, teach, or explain that other people would love to learn about. So often I have heard from others (and felt myself) that there’s nothing interesting enough that I could possibly share. I used to think that so often, but the more I started sharing, the more I would get positive feedback on the things I shared. One of the best ways to do this? Blogging! So today I’m going to break down 6 elements of a killer blog post so you’re able to crush it every time.

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7 Things to Know Before Selling on Etsy

If you’ve been around the block a few times, you’ll know about Etsy. It’s this magical place where crafters far and wide can come together in a creative marketplace to share their work. Have you ever wanted to get in on the Etsy game? Let’s talk it over in today’s post with 7 things that are great to know before starting out.

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How to Name and Discover Your Brand (Plus Find Your Unique Voice)

Branding gets a ton of weight put onto it. I totally get it. There’s this buzz of excitement within the dynamic in starting out and also this buzz of anxiety. So, with all the plates up in the air, how does one even know what their brand is before they’ve really begun? What is a brand, anyway? And how can we choose the perfect name for it? All that and more inside.

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How to Pivot Toward Joy, No Matter What

When being cut off in traffic, missing the bus, or having to pay a little (or a lot) extra for a surprise parking ticket, it can be altogether annoying for the world to remind us to “be joyful.” I totally get it, I’ve been there. Where all I wanna do is stamp my feet and yell because in that moment, joy is so far away. Or is it? Today, let’s talk about one of my favorite things ever, joy.

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Why It's a Good Thing to Pivot and Redirect In Your Business

We’re human, so we’re allowed to try things on, move around, attempt different things and see how we like them. Ultimately, we’re going to try a lot of different things before settling on what we truly want. This my friends, is called pivoting and redirecting. And it’s a very, very good thing. Because every step, even if it’s a step back or a side step, is made with the intention that it will bring us closer to what we truly want, and what the fullest realization of our work could look like.

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