Archives for July 2014

5 Unexpected Ways to Stay Motivated

It’s Thankful Thursday, Dreamers! This week I am grateful for being able to pursue what I love and go after my dreams.  I am also grateful for my wonderful, supportive husband who is immensely motivating for me personally. He, along with our daughter, of course, helps me feel absolutely amazing and celebrates my dream goals as I […]

Teenage Plastic Surgery

My dream is to help women change the negative things about how they see themselves. I get the most pushback and friction when I try to help them let go of the “flaws” they are convinced prevent them from being beautiful. Here’s the story of a teenager, Kate, told she had “thunder thighs” by her […]

Finding Happiness When A Dream Falls Apart

I always go after my dreams, diving in fully and giving it my all. Most of the time, I achieve what I set out to achieve. Every once in a while, a dream falls apart. That does not mean this dream will not be realized in the future in a different form, so really it […]

Fitness Inspiration: Ignore Distractions Until After Your Workout

Fitness inspiration is something I am always looking for. If you look at the #FitnessInspiration or #fitspo tag into consideration on Instagram and Pinterest I am not alone. Follow Heather’s board Fitness Inspiration on Pinterest. Why do we need fitness inspiration in our lives? Things in life are easy when all the stars line up. […]

A dream golfing vacation

I love combining a vacation or travel plans with my sporting enthusiasms. This week I visited a travel destination that would make any golfer’s heart skip a beat. Truly a dream golfing vacation destination! As an 8womendreamer I particularly loved the philosophy of the Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort: “We want you to feel like you are […]

How To Tell A Story With Power

Another Day At The Pool So my son comes running up to me at the pool and says, “Mom! I need money for the confession stand!” “Well, you haven’t been very good this year,” I said, “Here’s a twenty. And don’t tell them that Mommy has rum hidden in her pool bag!” How the story really […]

How to Find Hope by Having a Grateful Heart

Happy Thankful Thursday, dreamers! This week I am grateful for hope. Motivational speaker, Dale Carnegie once said, “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” After my daughter was first born I decided to start my […]

Fear of Failure will Get you Bitch-Slapped

Every morning for the last week, I’ve woken up grateful and astonished at how the dream process plays out. My dream to heal with photography took a jump into hyper drive when I decided to open a retail space. I told myself I could be scared up until I signed for it, from that moment […]

Finding Happiness No Matter What Happens

In American culture and society, we are so often taught that happiness depends upon external events. When you get that dream job, marry that dream spouse, buy that dream house, or (fill in the blank), then you will finally be truly happy. I am here to tell you that I have found another way to […]