Going through or Healing from a Deep Trial?

In talking with women over the past few years, I find many, many women steeped in what I call Deep Trial. It’s not just, Gee life is hard some days. It’s more about pulling two and three emotional or physical handcarts across a heartbreaking wilderness, and often feeling alone while doing it. I’ve experienced a…

FREE until 12:00! Solve the Struggle to Juggle… ONLINE class

Jumpstart Class $25! (FREE with code below) Register HERE: Mom 101: Solve the Struggle to Juggle as Woman, Wife & Mother Where: ONLINE ONLY When: Tuesday, March 22nd Time: 10-11:15 am LIVE  (recorded)1-2:15pm, 9-10:15pm  Cost: $25 FREE promo code: b2bjsfree  Want specific ideas on ways to define and manage your daily roles? Grab your laptop and gather with us…

Life Lessons Learned…

After spending a week at the Movara Fitness Resort (thanks for “joining me” on social media!) I had a three-hour drive home to consider a few key things learned that I haven’t yet shared. And, what I want to keep doing. I hope it sparks ideas for you to tweak, shift, or make an all-out…

My Movara Fitness Week: Day 2!

For ONE week, I’m a guest at the Movara Fitness Resort in Ivins, Utah (by St. George), formerly the home of one of the Biggest Loser camps.   It’s a dream come true!  And through an amazing chain of events, I’m here for a week on a mission to find out: what is this kind…

Ready for a week-long fitness camp?  

Have you ever wanted to do one of those, where chefs make low-cal meals that look gourmet, and personal trainers help you know the best workouts for your body type? Take a shoulder-angel trip with me next week and enjoy that very experience! Join me at Movara, a fitness camp and resort, (and even was…

The Domino Effect of Decisions

In talking with women, I find over and over how one decision at one point in life led to an unexpected experience, which led to an opportunity, which led to a better opportunity, which led to joy and contribution they had never imagined. Have you experienced that? For an example, let’s talk swimsuits (stay with…

What do Adele, Natalie Portman, and Myself Have in Common?

Okay, quick, what is the bestselling album of all time? Don’t know? Me neither. Does it matter? Exactly. Reading this article on Adele, I was incredulous that she and other celebrity women were being criticized for saying their most fulfilling role in life has been motherhood (and not a bestselling album). Apparently, Natalie Portman caused…

It’s Your Lucky Day!

Watch Connie talk about “Finding and Fostering Female Friendship” on Studio 5 with Brooke Walker, or read it on www.KSL.com! Okay, ladies, it’s your LUCKY DAY! Win a FREE Back to Basics 1st Quarter monthly program (for you or someone you gift it to), a $400 value!  Enter to win below…   Our B2B Complete…

The Power and Influence of Female Friendship

I’ve been thinking about the vital need for and blessing of female friendship lately. In fact, one of my favorite poems about friends is from Robert Frost. It’s tucked in a strip of fabric ribbon on my Love Board. And although I empty my board at the start of each new year to allow for…

Ready for a boost?

Enjoy Connie’s Studio 5 segment, live at 11 a.m. today on Channel 5: “Staying Connected to Your Young Adult Children” Feeling burned out or less than? Want to get BETTER BALANCE and MORE LIFE FULFILLMENT?  Join us for our next Jumpstart class to learn the tips and techniques for clarity, balance, and boundaries. TODAY ONLY,…

My answer to, What do you do when…

I love when this happens. Over the weekend a lovely gal responded to one of my posts with a pertinent question. Here is the post: “My children used to think I was like the Energizer bunny—I could keep going, and going, and going … It was my fault because I proved it daily by being…

STUDIO 5 Today-“Go-to Mom Books” and FREE PROMO!

  *SCROLL DOWN for my TOP 10 Mom Books! Check out my Studio 5 segment today on “Got the top Go-to Mom Books?” Brooke and I have a fabulous list of top mom-help and mom-comfort books to get through tough times and find the right solutions for your family. Live on Thursday at 11 a.m….

We did it! Real change with simple tools!

Last week we started our first evening of the monthly Back to Basics mentoring program. Wow. The stories from the women and how they found the program were inspiring. The two hours spent together discussing Holy Habits and Create a Life Plan were enlightening. And each of us left rejuvenated and ready for the week…

Thx for FAB class​!​/Back to Basics​ for You​

​I’ve got 4 Major Things for you today! Studio 5 viewers can skip to #3! First, THANK YOU all for sharing with me a truly fantastic evening together! I was overwhelmed by the goodness of you women, over 70 of you! And all of the women streaming from their homes from around the state and even in Europe. From…

CLASS TONIGHT! Don’t miss the fab and fun!

IT’S FINALLY HERE!  Join us tonight for a kickin’ kickoff to the new year with learning, laughter, and lots of fabulous tools. I’m BEYOND excited about this evening! Make this the year you do and become more of what you truly desire, connect with other like-minded women, and see how you positively influence others. At “Back…

Ready for change? Back to Basics Tip #1

Back to Basics Tip #1: Create a space for good. You’ve likely had ups and downs, and memorable experiences this past year. And now, you’ve got 12 fresh sparkling months ahead of you. How do you make the most of them? Start by clearing some space. Get rid of emotional or physical obstacles that will…