Carey Bailey

Devotionals, Life Coaching

2017 Must Read Devotionals

How do you start your day? I used to wake up and immediately, Pin all the cute things I could find on Pinterest, leaving no room for God time in the morning. I made a commitment to myself in 2013 to wake up, roll over, and leave my phone where it was to pick up a devotional instead. I encourage you to to do the same in 2017! Here is a list of must-read devotionals for 2017: Craving Connection: 30 Challenges for Real-Life Engagement We all long for meaningful relationships, the Colossians  ...

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Life Coaching, Tips & Tricks

Living From Gods Needs Rather Than My Wants.

I have been thrilled about how excited ya’ll are for the No Resolution Revolution! Here is some feedback I got this week: “I have to tell you, I’ve been working on my list from your Tips and Tricks this week about everything you want to have, do and be in your lifetime. Carey, it is literally the coolest thing I think I have ever done and I’m still adding to it! It’s amazing and the level of perspective on it is just incredible. I’ve been challenging my  ...

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Life Coaching, Soul Care

#SoulCare – 5 Good Ideas to Break Bad Social Media Habits

One of the quickest ways to get back quality time to spend walking God’s path for you is to wean yourself of certain bad habits that suck away precious time. The most staggering of these bad habits? Social media.  As mompreneurs and stay-at-home-moms, it’s so easy to get overtaken by Facebook and Instagram: “What’s going on with the church community?” or “Oh, Sarah must be watching a lot of Chip & Joanna–just look at that new shiplap wall!” Don’t freak out quite yet! I am not  ...

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Life Coaching, Tips & Tricks

From Box Checker to Character Builder

Webster’s Dictionary defines resolution this way. Resolution: A firm decision to do or not do something. For most of my life I loved resolution making. I loved making my list in my journal and then working toward checking off all of those boxes but as my bent toward perfectionism and striving fell away my love of resolutions faded. There is nothing wrong with resolutions except when reaching for the resolution becomes more valuable than reaching for who God desires me to be. Rather  ...

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