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✰ HANNAH HOUG ✰  ✖️Helping Entrepreneurs Dominate Online ✖️#DigitalMarketing + #Motivation Mindset ✖️Lover of chic + minimal fashion ✖️Check out my latest blog post 👇🏼

It was just yesterday. At least it FEELS that way. ✨
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When I noticed you, handsome and alone, kicking a soccer ball around the green grass at business camp. Just two kids…when I met you that summer.
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But it wasn’t yesterday. It’s been 7 years and I still feel like the whole world is at our finger tips and we have barely scratched the surface in knowing one another.
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You make me feel this way. Each morning when you choose to wake up with a cheery smile and a joyous heart, ready to serve. Serve the world. Serve me, your family, your friends, the Uber driver and stranger you just met.
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And it’s selfless. You’ve always trusted His timelines and plans and that something greater beyond ourselves has been at work since day one. You’ve gently lead me through the fields and floods of life, pointing me towards Him in childlike wonder.
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And you’ve helped me to see that I can trust too. So we walk in faith, as we take leaps that make our palms sweat and our hearts beat a little faster.
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I hope we carry this way about us until our last breath. I hope we continue to see the light in it all, greeting life with full exuberance in anticipation of what’s to come.
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Xo,
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Han

🌟FRIENDS! What are you learning right now?!🌟
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I’m a BIG fan of the mentality, “Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.”
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And while there are so many things that I’m passionate about (expression through clothing, digital marketing, health & wellness, helping others, nature, Jesus…just to name a few) nothing fills my heart quite like the lifelong adventure of learning!
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I’m always seeking to grow and learn more, especially in areas that I see as my shortcomings. Here’s what I’m currently learning more of:
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✖️Finances in business
✖️Influencer marketing + outreach
✖️SEO optimization
✖️Reading through the entire bible
✖️Project management
✖️How to intentionally rest
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So if any of you have good recommendations on these topics please let a sister know!!
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What are you currently learning or wanting to expand your knowledge of in the near future? Let’s cheer each other on!
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Xo- Han

🦋✨ Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you.
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LIVE TODAY WITH GUSTO ✨🦋
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-Dale Carnegie

✨What INSPIRES you?✨
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I’ve always been drawn to architecture, clothing and God’s creation because of the insane amount of details that abound in each.
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A building may look one way from far away, but up close can reveal a whole story of design and history.
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Clothing is art in itself and can transform the way you feel through various elements, and structural factors.
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Creation mirrors the detail that God meticulously sprinkles over our earth, and through florals, shells, leaves and nature’s patters I am constantly intrigued.
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I love sharing these elements on my feed as I continue to find inspiration alllllll around me.
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But I want to know, what inspires YOU? How do you use the elements around you to dream and give life to your visions?
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Im so thankful for you lovelies and hope you are having a blessed week!
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“Look around. Look at what we have. Beauty is everywhere - you only have to look to see it.” -Bob Ross
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XO,
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-Han

When it is all finished, you will discover it was never random✨

Raise your hand if you’re a recovering people pleaser like me! 🙋🏽‍♀️
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Ah who am I kidding? I’m still a people pleaser. And I feel there is no middle ground. I’m either sacrificing my wants/needs for others or I’m sacrificing their wants and needs for my own.😳
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I think this is why I am SO attracted to people who know how to balance the two, stand up for themselves and speak like it is.
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We have so much to learn from the people around us!! As I was getting dinner with a friend last night, I was reminded of just that.
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My friend told me about a time she had to confront someone and do a hard thing in order to protect herself in the long run. I saw so much strength in her story and it made me realize how important it is to open up about this topic.
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☞ So I want to ask you…what have you found to be most helpful when learning not to people please? ☜
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I’ve read books on this subject, but feel that just like that ONE conversation taught me so much, maybe you have something you can share with me too.
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Sometimes its much simpler than we make it out to be.
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I’m eager to hear + learn. Let’s help each other out!
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Xo - Han

“So Matilda’s strong mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea.
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These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message:
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You are not alone.”
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-Matilda
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At times it may seem like you are alone in your journey. You are taking the road less traveled and can’t always see what’s ahead.
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But take heart, you are not alone. Set your dream upon the sea and watch it grow.
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You never know how your action may support or comfort someone who really needs it.
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What dream do you set upon the sea? Let me know in the comments down below!
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Cheering you on,
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Xo- Han

🌟What God INITIATES He will SUSTAIN🌟
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As I am reading through the Bible this year my mind is blown away by the brokenness in our human storyline so far.
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But God’s goodness, his GRACE towards us just goes to show that you can’t manipulate your way out of His plan for you, you can’t fear your way out of His plan for you, you can’t escape...
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God’s great plan for YOUR good and His GLORY!👏🏼
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We are in it you guys! THIS is the plan...it’s mountain tops some days and and it’s pits and valleys other days.
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But here we are on ALL kind of days, trusting that...He’s where the JOY is.
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Cheering you on,
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-Han

✈️ Jetting off to #Nashville with @alexhoug, brudder & sis and...GRANDMA!
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It will be a wildly fun mini get-away but first??
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Coffee ☕️
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Anyone else like to travel with family?! Where was the last place your family traveled together?
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Xo,
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Han

Unless we learn to face our *OWN* shadows, we will continue to see them in others.
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The world outside of you is a reflection of the world inside you.

It’s something that I am CONSTANTLY working on. I want to be real, loving, genuine, kind and carry a heart FULL of grace towards others. But it’s honestly forced unless I ask Him to humble me DAILY…to see the speck in my own eye.
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“Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?
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Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of YOUR eye, when there is a log in your OWN eye?’
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First, take the log out of your OWN eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye.”
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Matthew 7:1-5
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Cheering you on,
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-Han

✨It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood✨
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I can’t believe it’s already been over TWO years since @alexhoug and I packed our things and made the move from Minnesota to PDX.
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Silly me doubted God when He first called us to move here.
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Yet this move has part of His plan from the BEGINNING and has been the biggest BLESSING in helping us set the foundations of marriage, meeting and growing in a nurturing community, and challenging + growing us in our faith, business and relationships.
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What I’ve learned is that part of trusting God is looking to the future with excitement not worry and dread.
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We know that He is going to work out everything for His good, and in that joy is found.
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Cheering you on,
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Xo- Han

☀️What to do when you lack motivation??...
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I’ll be honest….I’m currently in de-frost mode, soaking in every ray of this blissful Portland sunshine day.
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And it is taking ALL of my energy to stay FOCUSED on the tasks at hand when all I really want to do is frolic in the sun.
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Here’s what I do when I feel the motivation slump creep up:
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☞ I turn to Jesus, trusting His blood and righteousness as the only basis on which I am forgiven and accepted
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☞ I ask Him to work powerfully in my heart and to give me the strength to make the baby steps forward
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☞ I find promises in God’s Word that speak to those areas where I lack motivation
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☞ I pray over those promises until my heart is changed and motivation grows
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☞ I pray for God’s strength to enable my obedience
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☞ And then I step out in obedience, relying on God’s grace to sustain and empower me
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How do you generate motivation? I know I’m not the only one who struggles to get their work done!
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Cheering you on,
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-Han

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