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How I Made My Big Dream a Reality…

By Maura Webster | May 26, 2020 |

Dreams… We have them when we’re sleeping AND when we’re awake. Our subconscious authors the former, which totally fascinates me…especially right now.  Lately, my dreams have been wild. My brain is definitely feeling the effects of the COVID quarantine, and let’s just say my sleep hasn’t been all that peaceful lately.  But the other dreams,…

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Here’s how we’re surviving what I’m calling “Mandatory Family Fun Time”…

By Maura Webster | Apr 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Here’s how we’re surviving what I’m calling “Mandatory Family Fun Time”…

As I’ve fallen a bit out of my morning routine these past few weeks…I’ve learned (the hard way) what the non-negotiable things are for me to be a happy, energetic, positive (read: not crazy and stressed out and keeping the “fun” in family fun time) Mamma… Shower every day (yes, it was getting a little lax) Meditate…

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Confessions of a Control Freak

By Maura Webster | Feb 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Confessions of a Control Freak

Control freak. I used to be one. A “Control Enthusiast” as my mentor says.  I thought that in order to be successful, to reach my “goals”, I had to be in complete control.  I thought that to raise my girls right and to have a long, loving marriage, I had to be in control of…

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How to Improve Your Business Through Mindset

By Maura Webster | Aug 14, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Improve Your Business Through Mindset
How to Improve Your Business Through Mindset2

Last week on Instagram and Facebook we talked all about mindset. All the things, like abundance, money mindset, positivity, and self-care, are part of a joyFUL life. And, from my business running mamma perspective, mindset is SERIOUSLY everything.  I’m writing this reflective blog from the chair at one of my happy places, The Spa at…

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How to: Cure the Social Media Headache

By Maura Webster | Jul 24, 2019 | Comments Off on How to: Cure the Social Media Headache
How to Cure the Social Media Headache1

One of the things I hear most often from small business owners and entrepreneurs is that social media gives them the biggest headache! Either they don’t know how it works, don’t have the time for it, or it feels like such a HUGE pressure – performance anxiety at its WORST!  You might be feeling this…

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Self Employed and Unplugged: A Story of Survival

By Maura Webster | Jun 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Self Employed and Unplugged: A Story of Survival
Self Employed and Unplugged: A Story of Survival

This spring, over Easter weekend actually, my love and I took off for a few days in sunny Florida…which was heavenly, especially if you know what the weather has been like in New England this spring! Neither one of us had our girls for the weekend, and after the last 12 months, we both needed…

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A Letter to You, Amazing and Overwhelmed

By Maura Webster | Apr 2, 2019 | Comments Off on A Letter to You, Amazing and Overwhelmed
With Love, Maura

Dear Amazing and Overwhelmed, Yes, you. The one who’s got it all going on. I mean all. of. it.  Your business. Your kids. Your needy clients. Your software and programs. Your taxes and bills and all kinds of reporting. All. Of. It. It’s Q2, folks. Three months have already gone by…You’re staring at your tax…

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How to Focus on a Morning Routine for Business Success

By Maura Webster | Feb 11, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Focus on a Morning Routine for Business Success

Let me be honest here – I have always kinda thrived on stress and deadlines and expectations. The bigger and more unwieldy, the better. But last year – I was overwhelmed. A lot. More than I could handle, really. I knew I needed more routine in my life, but seriously… As a mom of two…

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What I’m Doing (and Not Doing) in 2019

By Maura Webster | Jan 28, 2019 | Comments Off on What I’m Doing (and Not Doing) in 2019
What I’m doing (and not doing) in 2019

2018 Recap 2018…that was SO last year. I mean, it was a year, for sure. There were some highs (I found my incredible business tribe). And some lows (ummm, cancer). And as always, lots of lessons along the way. The good thing about lessons??? They kickstart growth. So, as tough as 2018 was, I’m grateful…

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Commitment. It’s THE word right now.

By Maura Webster | Jan 16, 2019 |

New Year’s resolutions are all the rage…at least for a few more days. Then, even the most well-intentioned human, will start to struggle with the list of promises they made to eat better, work out more, be nicer to their siblings or spouse, and take better care of themselves. Struggling doesn’t mean giving up… I’ve…

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