27 Power Life Statements

Every once in a while a blog post comes along that makes you get curious about yourself. Question your intentions, your values, your why, what you live by. Anchors you into your truth.  The other day I was reading a blog post about the writers ’27 Life Power Statements’ + it peaked my curiosity about what…

Relationships and Small Business

The life of a small business owner can be a challenging, yet rewarding balancing act. Sometimes it seems like there isn’t enough time in the day to ensure that all our business needs are taken care of. Throw in a full time job, and this balance may become even more precarious. So what gets moved…

Entrepreneurship and Mental Health: Breaking The Silence

This is a bit of a new post for me. It’s also one of the most important. Quite recently, Instagram released a new campaign called #HereForYou. The goal of this campaign is to bring together stories from Instagram users around the world who struggle with mental illness. I love this campaign because it gives those…

When and How to Say No as a Small Business Owner

“No.” The most dreaded word that we small biz owners hate to use. Why? Because it says no to money, no to exposure and generally makes the person on the receiving end unhappy. But what happens when saying yes too many times starts to take its toll on us? Making us unhappy in the end? Last…

Emotional Support in Small Businesses

At the beginning of the year, I took some time to map out my blog post schedule. In my effort to blog with more regularity, I sat down and planned what days and which topics would be published all the way through to the end of June. When it came to this week’s post, my…

Stronger than Hate – Social Media and Cyberbullying

Does anyone else remember that time when Facebook (at least I think it was Facebook) allowed you to send anonymous messages to people? My memory is vague but I remember there was a either a pink female symbol or blue male symbol next to the message and no rules or restrictions.   That is what…

One of ‘Those Days’

This post was originally published on April 18. 2016 on www.saltwatertea.com – it has been reposted here with permission. All photos by Sarah Beau Photo. We’ve all had that day where it feels like absolutely nothing is working. You try one thing and it doesn’t work, so you move onto the next, and the next,…

Boss Babe Breakfast: Banana and Almond Butter Overnight Oats

  You know what’s really, really hard sometimes? Being a lady boss with a jam packed schedule and a million things to do while also trying to balance a second job, a little one, a pup and/or whatever else life has thrown at you. Eating a healthy and balanced breakfast gets kicked pretty low on…

A letter to the Boss A$$ B!tch

If you’ve had a bad day, a bad customer, a bad comment, a bad review. This is my letter to you: “Dear reader: You my friend are a boss ass bitch. You’ve made a whole company from the ground up. You got those creative juices flowin’, made some shit, came up with a killer name,…

That Summer Roadie

Work hard, play hard! To stay on top your game all you boss babes need downtime too! The summer is a great time for a little disconnect from your normal habitat and habits (whether good or bad!). Road trips are the perfect low-budget, mini getaway to recharge your battery and find inspiration! The days are…