Nicole Selena

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No Really, I'm Happy for You: Overcoming Envy

Have you ever had to say “I’m so happy for you” but how you felt couldn’t be further from the truth? I used to experience that pestering emotion …

Tips for Makeup that Will Last All Day

Here’s an awesome long-lasting makeup tip from our very own Master Make-Up Artist Alisha J MUA!<p>I get asked all the time, <b>“how do I get my makeup to</b> …

Mozzarella, Tomato & Spinach Panini

I had my first panini in 2012 Labor Day weekend, Chicago.<p>In addition to that being the first time by husband, then boyfriend, and I shared “I Love …

The Freedom of Forgiveness

In this audio series we chat with Damaris Johnson, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Founder of The Walk of Life Counseling Center. The …

Volunteer: Be Selfish and Give Back

I was pondering what the next BetterMe15 Growth Goal should be. I knew I wanted to do a segment on mediation and one on forgiveness but I also wanted …

Taking Breaks: How You Can Keep it Together by Letting Go

I thought to myself “I’ll never take a vacation again!” Now that isn’t a statement that I could ever truly stand by because I love to travel. But the …

Self-Awareness: How to be Brilliantly In-Tune with You

I read an article this week titled <b>The 3 Personal Development Goals Successful People Pursue Habitually.</b> <i></i>The second point in the piece really made an …

Waldorf Unchicken Salad

This waldorf unchicken salad recipe is a plant‐based recipe – adapted + perfected by Adrienne Leigh Hoyt<p>1 package, tempeh<br>• 1 organic Granny Smith …

Acknowledging the Positive in Yourself

I wanted you to see me<br>Because I couldn’t see myself<p>I wanted you to hold me<br>Because my hands never feel warm to the touch<p>I wanted you to love me<br>Because …

Winter Kale with Butternut Squash and Spiced Pecans

A plant-­‐based recipe – adapted + perfected by Adrienne Leigh Hoyt<p>One of my favorites-­‐ this recipes is incredibly flavorful -­‐-­‐-­‐ and bonus! …

Reigniting and Strengthening Your Connections and Relationships

I did some reading and was fascinated to learn just how important human and social interactions are to our health. The lack of strong relationships …

Healthy Eating Transformations: I Knew Her When (audio)

In this light-hearted interview, Althea and I chat about how to;<p>Realistically begin the journey to healthy eating and a healthier lifestyle,<br>• The …

Increase the Odds of Achieving Your Goals by Setting Them with Your Spouse

Do a quick Google search of “work-life balance” and over 260 million results will flood your screen. But the current conversation often treats “work” and “life” as separate and, all too often, in tension. We make annual resolutions, detailed daily plans, and to-do lists, but we do so as individuals …

Management

The Body Reset Detox Plan

I felt sluggish and heavy. I constantly craved what I knew was bad for me; sugary and fatty foods. My skin was regularly breaking out and I just felt …

Wisdom out of Hurt

Rejection, loss, heartache, disappointment, loss of trust, deceit…<p>While life is a beautiful gift, at some point it is the harbinger of pain and hurt …

Relationships: Unpacking Your Baggage

In this audio interview with our relationship blog excerpt Damaris Johnson, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Founder of The Walk of Life …

Prioritizing Your Priorities

With each passing year, my duties and responsibilities grow. Making my priorities a priority is an increasing challenge. And trying to accomplish it …

Confidence Boosters: Small But Daring

Jumping out of a plane, hiking up a volcano, traveling to an exotic part of the world. There are a seemingly endless list of possibilities when it …

Skip the Exercise and Start Moving

As women we give a lot of our time and ourselves to help and support others. We’re daughters, mothers, wives, girlfriends, employees, bosses, …

Incorporating Movement into our Everyday Lives

In this audio interview with our health & wellness blog excerpt Althea Lawton-Thompson, owner of Aerobics, Yoga & More (full bio) we talk about the …

Couponing: I suck at clipping but I rock at typing

The title of this article should give some hint at my success rate at traditional couponing. I get excited when I get to save money and use a deal. …

Journaling for Health

I love to read and I love to write. I always say I should do both more often. But I’m a business owner, a friend, a wife, a daughter and a recovering …

4 Preparation Steps: BetterMe15

The #BetterMe15 challenge is a 15 week program where we work on one growth goal per week. Growth goals fall into one of four categories: …

Book Club: "Successful Women Think Differently" by Valorie Burton

This book club recommendation is a personal one. In August of 2014, I went to a women’s conference at a church I regularly frequent called Victory …

Two Time Management Apps to Keep You Focused

There are some awesome iPhone apps that I love to use to save time, money and sanity. Below are 2 apps that I like to use specifically to help with …