Dean and Marcie Whalen™

from the Whalens

Enjoying Outdoor Family Activities Together 

Time out in nature, for kids and adults alike, offers incredible short-term and life-long benefits. From improved sleep, emotional wellbeing, immune health, and more, the benefits of being outdoors are undeniable. And with “family” being one of our top core life...

A little girl sits in a field of flowers looking toward the sun rays.
Life Coaching

Why Pushing Past Your Limits is Important 

Only you have control over the limits that you set for yourself. But are you pushing past your limits or setting a low bar for yourself? It may feel nice and cozy in your comfort zone, but we’re sharing five reasons why you should consider reevaluating your goals...

A notebook lays open atop an old map. The phrase “the best is yet to come” is written inside.
Life Coaching

Three Simple Ways to Combat Anxiety 

Real life is hard, and really tough things happen. We understand that hardships, and even tragedies, occur in our lives, and sometimes it’s more than we can bear alone. We want to say right away that this isn’t the type of anxiety we’re talking about in this blog....

Someone holds out a mug on the palm of their hand that has three clipart trees and the phrase “explore the unknown.”

First Time Parents: What We Wish We Knew 

There’s no shortage of information on the internet showing us “how to” do this and “steps to” do that. It’s no different with parenting advice. So, if you’re first time parents, this type of “how to be a parent” messaging can be more overwhelming than...

Life Coaching

Three Signs That You’re Growing As A Person

Am I actually making progress? Sometimes we get caught going through the motions, and we forget to check in to ensure that we are developing and evolving. Whether in life or in business, it’s essential that you take a good look at your daily actions so that you...

A lone tree grows out from the middle of a lake with a snowy mountain scape in the background.