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Category: Life Etc.


For most of us, life is busy, always moving and always changing. From spending time with the people who matter most to following our own varied interests and pursuits, life is often full of surprises. Here at Living Well Spending Less®, you’ll find articles and content that addresses all those different interests and passions, from parenting ideas to health & wellness tips, plus thoughts on faith, depression, fashion, photography, blogging, travel….and everything in between.

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We can change the way we look at fear in our own lives, and we might even be able to change the way the whole world looks at fear too! Help spread the message of Do It Scared—to help get this book into as many hands as possible, and in doing so, to impact as many lives as possible, and take advantage of some amazing bonuses in the process!

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How to Identify the Fear That is Keeping You Stuck (So That You Can Finally Break Free)

We’re all scared of something, right? The truth is, fear can hold us back in life—keeping us stuck, preventing us from stepping outside of our comfort zone and trying new things, and holding us back from pursuing our biggest goals and dreams. But did you know that not all fear is created equal? Don’t miss this post, where we explore the seven very unique and distinct ways that fear manifests itself in our lives and holds us back—something we call the seven Fear Archetypes™. Learn how to name your fear and then conquer it once and for all!

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How to Become the Most Confident Person You Know

Have you ever wished you could be just a little more confident? When it comes to going after our big goals and dreams, and daring to create the life that we’ve always wanted—a life we love—so many of us let that lack of confidence in ourselves and our abilities stand in our way. We doubt our own greatness. We compare ourselves to other people. We let that voice of self-doubt in our head be the loudest thing that we hear. And it holds us back and keeps us stuck. But how would it feel to have the confidence to pursue your biggest goals and dreams without even thinking twice about whether or not you should?

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How to leave the 9-5 Behind

Between the list of hurried morning to-dos and the daily commute, are you stressed out before you even get to the office? For working moms, the struggle is REAL! But we’ve all got to pay our bills, right? But…what if there were another option? What if you could leave the 9 to 5 behind, become your own boss, and start your own business? If you’ve ever dreamed that it might be possible, don’t miss these 6 steps for turning your passion into profit!

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Turning Fear Into Action: Five Great Lessons from Justin Schenck

Failure doesn’t have to be a bad thing. it can also be the beginning of something new and even better! Because success really comes down to understanding that there’s always good intertwined with the bad.Failure doesn’t have to be a bad thing. It can also be the beginning of something new and even better! In this episode of the Do It Scared™ Podcast, my guest Justin Schenck is a perfect example of how failure can actually lead you towards a life you’ll love.

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Make 2019 Your Best Year Ever (Free Mini Course)

Want 2019 to be your best year yet? Spend a little time right now setting yourself up for success and there is no limit to what you can accomplish! Don’t miss our Best Year Ever Mini Course for 5 easy-to-implement lessons that will help you set better goals, get your finances back on track, stop making meal time such a chore, and better organize your schedule so you can get more done. It’s completely free, but only for a limited time, so be sure to get started right away!

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Why I Took My Kids Toys Away: 6 Years Later

Six years I inadvertently ignited a firestorm when I took all my kids toys away, then wrote a blog post about what happened next–and why is was one of the best things we ever did for our family. Six years later, the topic is as controversial as ever, but follow-up post addresses all the questions brought up by that still-heated post, as well as where we are at as a family now. A must read!

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