How do you deal with discouragement?

I’ve been thinking this week about hope, and discouragement, and what makes both a part of our lives. Because I’m speaking at a women’s retreat this week about this, it’s been sitting on my soul. The director of the event sent me questionnaire responses from the attending women. The information floored me. Their trials ranged…

Do You Love Your Life?

Valentine’s Day which means you’ll be thinking of love. But how about LOVE-ing your life? Do you? You can. Right now, where you are, with your current situation. That’s what I teach people to do with Back to Basics principles. You CAN live a more purposeful, organized, and joyful life. As a national speaker, bestselling author,…

Face and embrace your fear

Last week I had two opportunities to face and embrace my fears.    First, I was invited to be the self-help guest on Studio 5’s LIVE baby shower show–I’d never done a live one before! AND do the keynote for the Success Summit women’s conference. Seriously, I felt so nervous about both–as in, wake up…

Want a FREE eBook & Ticket to Success Summit?

Several months ago, I was invited to contribute a chapter to a potential 25-author book titled, Success Through Failing. After learning about the stories of the other authors, and their surviving and thriving through life fails–from everyday life fails to surviving childhood prostitution to rehab from drug abuse as a mother of several children–I was…

Did you miss Connie on Studio 5 and the free tickets?

If you missed Connie on Studio 5 you still have a chance to get FREE tickets to The Success Summit February 4th!  We’ve added 10 more free tickets! Click on this link:successthroughfailing.ticketleap.com Use this discount code for FREE: Studio5 These 25 amazing women got together and said, Let’s share our fail-to-success experiences and our learning so that…

How to go from Failure to Success?

[Studio 5 Viewers–as I shared, click on the link below to get your free ticket–only 10 FREE tickets, click quick!] Failure is part of the life package deal. But sometimes we can beat ourselves up over our perceived “fails” until we can’t move forward. That’s not good. Until you connect with amazing women. Fabulously, 25 amazing…

Thanks from Back to Basics!
And, did you miss the eCourse deal?

Did you miss my new product reveal on Studio 5…the Back to Basics Jumpstart eCourse? And did you miss the screaming deal, especially for Studio 5 viewers? Great news, you’ve got ONE more chance—literally! This 4-week video Jumpstart eCourse is regularly a $147 value. But, we’ve saved ONE day for all Back to Basics Friends–our subscribers to the weekly…

Start Big By…Doing Nothing!

Christmas was fabulous, let’s just be clear about that. And then, that night, I slept 10 hours. Each year I underestimate what the month of December takes out of me. But what did I do? I got up and started cleaning, clearing, and organizing with vigor, wanting to get the post-holiday bombshell house back to…

Breathe deep, it’s going to be wonderful!

Can you believe it’s finally here? Take a deep breath, and savor what is. Those things that are still unfinished will get finished to the degree they need to be. Delegate what you can, let go of what isn’t essential, and focus on what matters most. Being present is more important than any other present….

Get 2 Fabulous Gifts for YOU!

Get TWO fabulous gifts today! First, I’m sharing three keys to find “Pockets of Peace” during this busy holiday season. Watch my segment on Studio 5 with Brooke Walker, today at 11 a.m. on Channel 5! And, today receive 3 FREE 40 Days with the Savior video thoughts–my gift to you! Learn how I’m applying…

Need to find “Pockets of Peace”?

Is it possible to put Christmas and peace in the same sentence? As a somewhat functioning woman, wife, and mother, I’m here to say absolutely— BUT it takes a little focus (and a very big stick…) In order for me to find those moments of clarity and calm—amidst the swirling vortex of a family of…

My Unexpected Hawaiian Chronicles

We just returned from a big family trip to Hawaii (thank you, SkyMiles). Before leaving on the trip, I promised myself two things: to be present and nonproductive (okay, except for outside of the 6-hour flights—when else would I get that kind of golden time??)  And funnily enough, something magical happened. Although the sun, waves,…

Cyber Monday Deals—LAST Chance on These!

Last chance for these two great deals from Connie!  Get the first deal: Any 3 books for $25!  Perfect gifts for any woman, get Connie’s fiction and nonfiction. Do all 3 books the same OR different, you choose. Give the right book to each person! Which title to choose? Match what you need with Connie’s…

Black Friday Deals—FAB Simple Gifts that Matter!

Two great deals from Connie—order AND enjoy as you wait in line! Your First Deal: Any 3 books for $25! Perfect gifts for any woman –get Connie’s fiction or nonfiction!  Do all 3 books the same OR different, you choose. Give the right book to each person! But wait, which title to choose? Match what you…

Just in time for Thanksgiving!

Enjoy two just-for-fun things this week! Studio 5:  Did you miss the family Dynamic Duo (!!) of Connie and her Mom guesting on her Studio 5 segment? View it here, “Keep Your Cool: Managing Emotions During the Holidays” B2B Deal: Want to curl up with a clean romance? This week enjoy Connie’s bestselling novella,  Soda Fountain Christmas for ONLY .99…

Did you miss Connie’s segment?

Did you know her Mom was a guest on with her?! Click here to view fabulous tips on “Keep Your Cool: Managing Emotional Shifts During the Holidays”! Get it in print here And ready for a cozy clean romance read? For only $.99? Enjoy her bestselling novella, “Soda Fountain Christmas,” on sale now!