Did you know, the American Psychological Association (APA) found that more people in the United States find their stress increases rather than decreases during the holiday season for a variety of reasons. According to the APA, lack of money for gifts, lack of time to shop and cook, and the overwhelming commercialism and pressure of […]

What You Really Should Know About Minimizing Holiday Stressors

Nov 6

If you’re stubborn like me and you like to do “all the things” on your own, asking for help can be difficult. The truth is, building your village of support and receiving help is essential no matter what stage of motherhood you are in. I found this out shortly after I became burned out trying […]

Here’s How to Make Asking for Help So Damn Easy

Oct 27

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue.” Proverbs 18:21 From sweet-smelling flowers to tasty chocolates, and oh so sweet cards…February is considered the month of love. I must admit, while my sweet tooth would love a box of Godiva Classic Dark Chocolates, Valentine’s Day has never been my favorite to celebrate. For […]

Lead From the Heart


Feb 11

Who else has the itch to travel?! When the first sign of spring shows, I’m running off into nature for a few days of hiking and sunshine. If anyone knows me, they know I’m not a fan of cold weather. Did you know…Seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is a type of depression. It happens during […]

5 Tips to Beat The Winter Blues

Jan 22

Even though January 1 is just another day, there’s something about starting a new year that brings me hope, excitement and a fresh feeling to beginning a new adventure. I don’t always set New Year’s resolutions, but I do love to get clear on my vision and create at least 3 goals I want to […]

Cast Your 2023 Vision

Dec 22

Thinking back on my career, one of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever received was, “Listen, listen, listen.” and “Don’t be defensive.” For some people, just the thought of communicating their personal needs with a boss or partner can be enough to produce stress and anxiety. When we put our needs on the backburner, […]

Courageous Communication: Strategies to Help Fulfill Your Needs

Feb 3

If you missed my last blog post, head over to read my struggle with chronic stress and learn more about my story.  In this post, I’m sharing the three important lessons I learned on my journey and how I’m now living a life of joy, balance, and abundance. Are you ready!? The 3 Lessons 1.  […]

My Story: Overcoming Chronic Stress (Part 2)

Jan 11

Hello! My name is Maegan Turner, wellness entrepreneur and owner of Luminare Life. I am dedicated to helping clients ditch their high-stress lifestyle and reignite their inner light, because everyone deserves a chance to experience a life of freedom, balance, and joy. At Luminare Life, we believe that when you’re grounded and at peace with […]

My Story: Overcoming Chronic Stress (Part 1)

Jan 11