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Oct 3 2018

CTLP Episode 84- Connecting our Beliefs and our Behavior with Hayley Morgan


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Show Notes-

On Cultivating the Lovely this week, host MacKenzie Koppa chats with Hayley Morgan, a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur who inspires women to create lives of more passion and less fuss. Hayley lives in Indianapolis, Indiana with her husband and their four sons. She blogs at She and MacKenzie discuss topics from Hayley’s new book, Preach to Yourself, including:

-Hayley’s goal of bringing back blogging as a way to connect with people online

-The long process of book writing and how books change over the course of the publishing process

-How writing with another person was different than writing a book solo

-The dissonance of knowing what we believe but not feeling it 


-Changing your mind instead of your behavior to align with your beliefs

-How our need for community clashes with our desire for independence

-Being honest about our challenges even when they are not as “socially acceptable”

-Some differences between older and younger millennials

-Identifying idols that can get in the way of our dependence on God

Current Lovelies-

Hayley: giving herself the permission to dream and put more thought into making their home more of a lovely space for everyone to land

MacKenzie: using lighting to lend a more cozy, peaceful atmosphere to the bedrooms, especially in the evening

Resources Mentioned-


Preach to Yourself

Always Too Much, Never Enough

Wild and Free

Cozy Minimalist Home

TV Shows:

Grey’s Anatomy

Find Hayley-

You can find Hayley on her website, You can also follow Hayley on  Instagram.

Find MacKenzie-

You can find MacKenzie Koppa on Instagram, Facebook, and the CTL Facebook Group, of course!

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