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So, how do you, as a couple, mesh your different thought processes together and agree. Because agreement is really important here. 80% of the root cause of all divorces is money.

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Now, I had been making my bed everyday since…well, since I had children. How could I ask them to make their own bed if mine was an unmade mess, right?

girl holding a fan of money in front of her face | purpose of a budget

The purpose of a budget…is an opportunity for you to plan ahead financially, create and organize your financial goals, and track your spending habits. ALL of this happens so that you can improve your financial situation.

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Do you look at things through the lens of God or the lens of life? What I mean is…how do you process your decisions? How do you process your actions? How do you process your thoughts?

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Are you caught up in the comparison trap? Others have it…you want it too. New car. New house. New furniture. Vacations. Cleaning ladies. Considerate husbands. Well behaved kids. Savings in the bank. Cute hair…

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Are you like me? Do you want an answer or solution to every problem, challenge or thought process? Do you think and ponder over big things…and small things as well?

choose joy daily gratitude journal

I recently started writing in my ‘Daily Gratitude Journal.’ Now, I have tried this before and it never seemed to work for me. I think it did not work because I made it an ‘act of duty’ rather than thoughts from my heart.

old woman with her head in her hands looking worried

Do anxiety and fear have a way of just taking over? Taking over your thought process? Your daily actions? Your life? Are you trying to figure out how to overcome anxiety and fear? Now, some fears are good for you. Fear of getting hit by a car when crossing on a green light…encourages you to […]

10 tips to managing a house hold budget | woman sitting on a bench drinking coffee with notebooks on her lap

A budget is a plan for YOU to tell your money where to go…rather than your money bossing you around. In order for that to happen you need to establish a budget based on your income and your spending

How many times have you said that in your life? Well, maybe not those exact words…..maybe a few ‘4 letter’ words were substituted for the word ‘messed’, but you get the idea.
I can’t even begin to count the number of times I have ever felt that way or said it out loud.

stamped postcards with bunnies and rabbits

I love making postcards. I have been making them for years. But, whenever I mailed them they always seemed to get damaged in the mail. Enter Jennifer McGuire. She really knows how to think outside of the box.

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Hey there! I'm Jane!

Welcome to Positively Jane!

I love life and all that it has to offer. I love to laugh and have fun. I believe  that the glass is ALWAYS half full and very rarely empty. I encourage women to Choose Joy...everyday. Because why would you want to live any other way?

Through the years, after a whole lot of trial and error, I have found things that I just LOVE. And, since I love them so much I thought you might to love them too. So...what are you waiting for?

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