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Jan 2 2019

CTLP Episode 97- Starting the New Year with Jenny Wilcox and MacKenzie


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Show Notes-

Today’s episode of Cultivating the Lovely is a fun episode featuring a conversation between host MacKenzie Koppa and her real life friend Jenny Wilcox. They chat all about starting the New Year out with intention and loveliness! Then MacKenzie comes back with a special segment about planning your reading goals and making them happen. Get ready to be inspired to get your 2019 off to a good start!

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  • How Jenny and MacKenzie met and became friends
  • The value of friends who have different strengths than you do
  • Jenny’s experience with finding out that her strength is also her greatest weakness
  • Setting boundaries and not “watering the weeds”
  • How Jenny came to her 2019 word, “Joy”
  • Learning to let go of relationships that aren’t right for your season of life


  • What’s coming up in the CTL community in 2019
    • Instagram Live Mornings with MacKenzie in January between 6:30-6:45 am Pacific
    • More live videos in the Patreon community, as well as book clubs and quarterly themes
    • Accountability groups in the Patreon community
    • Continuing Ingrid and Fiona episodes
  • Working on your personal reading goals and habits
    • set a reasonable goal for number of books you want to read this year
    • keep a diverse list of books to be read across many genres
    • actually make a physical or digital list of books to be read
    • put books on hold at the library
    • have a few different books going at the same time
    • audio books count!
    • make a schedule for more challenging books
    • always have a book handy for snagging a few spare moments to read
    • keep track of your progress on moving toward your goal

Current lovelies- 

Jenny: enjoying the Christmas music and decorations during the holidays

MacKenzie: deepening her skin care routine and using her new jade roller from FabFitFun

Resources Mentioned-

Cultivate What Matters PowerSheets

MacKenzie’s Goodreads profile

Modern Mrs. Darcy


Libby app



Girls Club by the Clarksons

Find Jenny-

You can find Jenny Wilcox on Instagram.

Find MacKenzie-

You can find MacKenzie Koppa on Instagram, Facebook, and the CTL Facebook Group, of course! You can also listen to her family podcast The Same Page!

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