Life of Polly

Simple Tips for Living Your Best Life

7 Traits of a Great Leader

1. Communication One of the most valuable traits a great leader has is solid communication skills. Communication is the key ingredient in building a firm foundation for the people who rely on you. It helps build trust, and leaves little room for anyone to be misinformed, misguided, or misinterpreted. 2. Honesty Great leaders are honest…

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How to Deal With Jealous People

Someone who is jealous of you is not going to come out and admit that they are jealous of your achievements, or the attention you are getting. Instead, they will come at you with their finger pointing in your face, and tell you that don’t deserve any of the praise or success, and they are…

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Good Things Come to Those Who Hustle

Anyone can tell you the simple truth that being lazy will get you nowhere in this world, but they might not tell you exactly how you can go about being more productive.  I’ve put together some fairly simple ideas that anyone can go by in order to be more productive in the work place (or…

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The Perfect Guide to Home Hunting

Finding the perfect home isn’t always easy, but with a little help you may be surprised what you find around the corner… or across the world.  With the help of a dear friend of mine, Staci Price, I’ve put together a comprehensive list of the most important things you need to look out for, and…

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The Many Benefits of Essential Oils

Over the past couple years my mom and I have become major supporters of essential oils and believers in the many benefits that accompany them. Some of my personal favorites are lavender, tea tree, lemon grass, peppermint and frankincense oils. First of all, they all smell amazing. Okay well tea tree oil smells a little…

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Caution: Toxic Humans Ahead

There is no doubt about it, being around toxic people can be draining, and become rather uncomfortable for anyone. If you find yourself spending time with a friend, or a loved one who literally sucks the energy right out of you it’s time to put a little distance between that person, or that situation, immediately….

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How to Practice Patience

When is there ever a time we are not having to practice patience? Very rarely. If you are someone who feels anxious about an event to take place, or a change to happen, I’m with you. There are many times I have to remind myself to just chill, and have patience. It can be hard…

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It’s About Change

I’ve come to a point recently where I am in some serious need of  change. I’m feeling a bit bored with my usual routine. Yesterday I went shopping and picked up a few things to help spruce up my home and wardrobe. It’s the little things sometimes that make such a big difference. I also…

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7 Ways to Have a Productive Morning

We could all use a little boost in the morning to help get us going, and knock out those assignments we need to get done. When you are not sure where to begin, and your mind is completely cluttered with a million thoughts and ideas, just take a few deep breaths and use the ideas…

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8 Ways to Cleanse Your Body of Toxins

If you are feeling bloated, have puffy eyes, a scattered mind, or unexplainable fatigue you may want to consider detoxing. Most of us have several toxins taking up precious space in our bodies. If you are a nursing mother or have any type of illness or disease please consult a health professional before beginning the…

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