Entries by mdgarrett

How To Wake Up Earlier in the Morning

Earlier this year I read The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod and it was definitely a game-changer for me. In his book, he shares how waking up each morning with a set routine (S.A.V.E.R.S.) has completely turned his life around. The S.A.V.E.R.S. routine stands for Silence, Affirmations, Visualization, Exercise, Reading, Scribe and is completed first thing […]

Balancing It All

A few years ago while facilitating a breakout session for a sorority group I asked for a volunteer to stand in front while we listed off the multitude of roles we all carry – wife, mother, sister, friend, worker, confidante, entrepreneurs, caregivers, volunteer, etc, etc, etc. With each item listed, I placed a ping pong […]

Finding Clarity in the Clutter

Have you ever felt like you were giving your absolute all to no avail? My first breaking moment came in the wee hours one Saturday morning my youngest son was about 10 months old. We had been up the majority of the night and, honestly, I don’t know who cried more. He was teething, running […]

What Is A Balanced Life?

How many times have you heard people say that they would love to balance out their lives? Probably quite a few and no doubt you have said the same thing to. But what is a balanced life anyway? Let’s take a look. When your life is balanced you feel happy about those things you do […]

My Entrepreneurial Journey

I shared on a recent Periscope broadcast my inspiration for becoming an entrepreneur: my grandmother owned and operated a home-based daycare that I worked at during holidays and summer vacations. She was my first introduction to a full-time female entrepreneur outside of an MLM company. Years later while running my own business from the comfort of […]

10 Female Entrepreneurs to Learn From

Learning is a continuous process. Throughout my entrepreneurial journey I have had the opportunity to connect with some amazing female entrepreneurs who have shared a plethora of knowledge with me directly and indirectly. One of the greatest things about the Internet is the accessibility of information and being able to learn from others anytime from […]