Category Archives for "mind"

Get Done Productive Mom
Nov 18

11 Ways to Actually Get Shit Done

By Bridgette Petrino | mind

I recently bought a planner. Because I want to be plaaaaned. I am going to be so productive that my laundry won’t know what hit it. I am going to walk down the streets in my black, knee-high boots, long peacoat with oversized buttons on the front, wearing soft, leather gloves. My planner will be […]

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Oct 23

5 Ways to Worry Less

By Bridgette Petrino | mind

I’ve had a lot of worries in my life. Most of which never happened. ~Mark Twain This quote has been on repeat in my head lately. Because I am a chronic worrier. I can get so wrapped up in the what if/maybe/worst-case-scenario-possible, that I have to remind myself that most – if not ALL – […]

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Oct 12

What to do when life is too overwhelming to love, play, and be present.

By Bridgette Petrino | mind

“Momming” is overwhelming One of the first things that my counselor said to me when I initially (and somewhat reluctantly) walked in his office a couple of years ago was, “The mind is a horrible master and a wonderful servant.” “The mind is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master.” ~Robin Sharma He mainly said this […]

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Aug 19

3 Steps to Set & Achieve Goals Like a Boss

By Bridgette Petrino | mind

Can you be more specific, please? If you’ve followed me for a little while, you know that I have a fascination with Michael Phelps. Not with watching him swim, but learning HOW he does it. How does he consistently beat records, crush competition, and be the absolute greatest? Well, for one, he has a coach. […]

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Jun 14

7 Signs That Your Priorities Aren’t Straight

By Bridgette Petrino | mind

We all want to have our priorities straight But, for most of us, organizing our lives seems like an overwhelming task. Remember, your priorities aren’t what you say, they’re what you do. They are where you actually spend your time and energy, not where you want to spend your time and energy. Many times, we […]

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May 24

Is visualization a real thing?

By Bridgette Petrino | mind

Visualization materializing across countries and decades I tend to be pretty skeptical when it comes to terms like visualization, intentions, and affirmations. But, I have a story that might change your mind – if you are a skeptic like me. Twenty years ago, while I was in high school, I made a note in my journal […]

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Mar 03

Declutter Your Home & De-stress Your Life

By Bridgette Petrino | life hacks , mind

Recently, I had a revelation. Clutter is stressing me the hell out. Clutter is taking up space in my house. It’s collecting dust. It’s waiting to be used, but never is actually being used. Being responsible for all of this STUFF is a background burden in my mind. I mean, I can’t tell you how […]

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Feb 11

8 Simple Time Management Tips for Busy Moms

By Bridgette Petrino | life hacks , mind , mom tips , parenting tips

8 simple time management tips for busy moms We all need more time in the day. Or, do we? Listen, I know the feeling of not having enough time as much as anyone. I have 3 young children (2 of which are twins,) I own and run not one but TWO businesses from home, I […]

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Feb 06

5 Books Moms Must Read

By Bridgette Petrino | mind , mom tips

  5 Books Recommended for Moms Reading has countless benefits. You gain knowledge when you read. Reading is relaxing. It improves focus and reduces stress. It is oftentimes even more entertaining than watching a movie. I mean, how many people say that the movie version of a story was better than the book? It’s usually the […]

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Dec 10

3 Tactics for Overcoming Fear

By Bridgette Petrino | empowerment , healing , life hacks , mind

I talk about fear often. Because I believe it really holds us back from greatness. At the end of our lives, do we really want to be able to say “I always played it safe.” Or, “I never bothered anyone.” Yeah, I didn’t think so… We need to wake up now and start overcoming our […]

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