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My Personal Goals for 2016 - Gina Alyse

My Personal Goals for 2016 – #BeBold2016

By Gina | January 29, 2016

We’ve been all about goals this month! I’m so excited and inspired by all of you who have shared your goals with us–we have some epic dreamers, planners and goal-oriented people in this community. This week marks the last week of January and the last of the #BeBold2016 linkup – but remember it doesn’t end…

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Journaling Prompts for Your Creative Soul

20 Journaling Prompts for Your Creative Soul

By Gina | January 25, 2016

We are often afraid of blank pages. And if we’re not afraid of blank pages, we’re afraid to start something new, get out of our routine, mix things up, or try something that feels unnatural. I’m in the middle of reading Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert, all about creative living beyond fear. Through this book,…

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Health Goals for 2016

My Health Goals for 2016 (#BeBold2016)

By Gina | January 22, 2016

Ah, January. The month where fitness clothing and equipment goes on sale, my friends invite me to the gym and I want to drink a cold smoothie even though it is freezing outside. The new year is a time when many people think about getting into shape or living healthier lives. But this year, I didn’t have…

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One Simple Exercise for a Creative, Focused Life

One Simple Exercise for a Focused Creative Life

By Gina | January 18, 2016

Do you ever experience a lack of focus or flow when working on a project or doing administrative tasks? Do you look at the clock on the computer screen every so often, flip back and forth between your phone and computer, and perhaps maybe get some work done? Here’s a little exercise I tried  to see…

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Be Bold 2016 - My Word of the Year - Gina Alyse

Let’s Share Our Words of the Year! #BeBold2016 Link Up

By Gina | January 8, 2016

Welcome to the first Be Bold 2016 link up! I’m really excited to team up with some bloggers (Kate, Catherine, Allie and Christina) for a goal-setting community to guide our January and our 2016. In case you miss the intro post, here is a recap of the Be Bold 2016 initiative: About Be Bold 2016…

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2015 in Review Gina Alyse

2015 in Review

By Gina | December 31, 2015

Happy almost 2016! It’s a tradition every year to do a year-end recap of things that happened from month to month in my life and with my blog. I love looking back on year-in-review posts to see all the memories (if you want to check out previous years here are 2013 in Review and 2014…

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Are Your Goals TOO Realistic?

Are Your Goals TOO Realistic?

By Gina | December 15, 2015

Have you ever heard of the SMART goal-setting technique? This acronym stands for setting specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely goals. In college, professors have recommended this goal-setting theory when it comes to business goals or other goals we set as professionals. In the blog world, I’ve also heard people refer to this technique. I…

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What I Learned in November

What I Learned in November

By Gina | December 1, 2015

Hi friends! Happy December! Today I’m sharing a November recap and a little update post about the month. These are some of my favorite posts to write since it’s so causal and I love starting conversations about what’s going on in each other’s lives. How was your November? November has been a good, busy month.…

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Encouragement for Your Next Creative Adventure

Encouragement for Your Next Creative Adventure

By Gina | November 30, 2015

All writers have those moments when you just let words do their own thing. Before you know it you have an article, a chapter, a poem, a blog post, a sentence written on the page in front of you and you don’t really know how. That’s what this is for you all. These are words…

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Papermate Pens – Journaling Supplies For Creatives

Journaling Supplies for Creatives

By Gina | November 24, 2015

Journaling feels like an old and new art form. I love the expansive artistic potential that journals and journaling brings. I think something magical happens when we put pen to paper. If you ever feel like that or want to spice up your journaling life, I would like to share some of my journaling routines with you…

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