How to Set Goals and Plans that Get Done Throughout the Year


By Rhiza Oyos of Chasing Dreams January is the month where goals are set, New Year's resolutions are listed, commitments are renewed, and planners are like fresh canvasses waiting to be painted. Although really, you can always set goals and start fresh any other month, the first month of the year is the official month of new beginnings and clean slates and ... Continue Reading

Frequently Asked Questions About Blog Coaching (and my answers)


I'm writing this as a general response to the questions I get via email, which ask, "What exactly is blog coaching, Martine?" I explain the inclusions in my mentorship program for bloggers, but I felt that a blog post would best express what my work is really about. So here goes! Why did you get into "blog coaching"? What is it? "Blog coaching" is what I ... Continue Reading

6 Ways To Show You Love Your Body


By Ginger Arboleda of Mommy Ginger. (That's her in the picture — woot, woot!) I recently had this realization of why some of us have been abusing our bodies. It's because we don't love our bodies enough. I realized it during one evening while playing this crazy game with my friends. The mechanics were to rate ourselves first in the 'hotness' scale from 1 to ... Continue Reading

The Waiting.

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39 weeks. I feel big, full, and at times like I'm floating, just waiting around for something to happen. I've been spending the last couple of weeks slowing down, staying at home, and doing last-minute preps for the baby. We've also been going to the OB-Gyn weekly, and as of this week's appointment, baby is slowly making her way down, but not quite there ... Continue Reading

The one thing that will get rid of social media envy

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My job requires me to spend a lot of time online, researching personal brands on blogs and websites to understand how the vast wave of digital creators out there are building up their platforms. (I joke with clients that it's my excuse to be on Pinterest and Instagram all day, which is actually true in a sense!). During my research, I often find myself ... Continue Reading