Working Out

March 24th, 2021 Sometimes, things don’t work out the way we want them toSometimes, things don’t work out the way we plan themSometimes, things don’t work out in our timelineDoesn’t mean they don’t work out Comparison is the thief of joy and the enemy of gratitudeTrust the processTrust the journeySoak up all you can fromContinue reading “Working Out”

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Things to Do if You Don’t Want to Think About the Election

Happy (hopefully) Election Day! GIF courtesy of giphy.com I know this is a stressful day for a lot of people. We’ve voted, we’ve done everything we can do and now, we wait. Some of us will wait by keeping our eyes glued to the TV with the news stations playing for the next 24 hours.Continue reading “Things to Do if You Don’t Want to Think About the Election”

4 Ways To Travel The World Without Leaving Your House

So, you love the idea of traveling more than the act of traveling. You love the idea of learning about new cultures, but you’re hesitant about stepping out of your comfort zone. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place! Learn a new language! Something I’ve learned from Damon and Jo isContinue reading “4 Ways To Travel The World Without Leaving Your House”

What Does Your “Rich” Life Look Like?

I’ve forgotten where I’ve heard this question, but I think about it every once in a while to recalibrate my trajectory in life. To me, a person’s “rich” life is what they hope and dream their life will look like when they no longer need to work to live. I suppose it’s a similar questionContinue reading “What Does Your “Rich” Life Look Like?”

somebody

January 28th, 2020: Once upon a time, when I was in middle school, a boy called me a bitch. I asked him to stop, but he just kept repeating it with a smile on his face. I, then, told him to stop in a more assertive tone, but that didn’t faze him. So, I wentContinue reading “somebody”

Yes

April 1st, 2019: A few years ago, I had no idea what I wanted I do, so I made a decision to “say yes” to every opportunity that came my way to see where it led. I believed if something was presented to me, it was meant for me and that the doors that openedContinue reading “Yes”

“Who Moved My Cheese?” in the Time of Corona

Hello beautiful reader, My most recent read was Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson. It’s an enjoyable and quick read that dives into the four main ways individuals react to change, represented by the four main characters in the story. This book uses cheese as an analogy for what we want or for whatContinue reading ““Who Moved My Cheese?” in the Time of Corona”

relativity

Saturday, March 28th, 2020: Adults think in terms of relativity. “I shouldn’t eat that today. I’ll save it for tomorrow.” “I’m preserving my energy for this weekend.” “If I stay up to watch this movie tonight, tomorrow will be ruined. I’ll be too tired to do anything.” Why do we do that? GIF courtesy ofContinue reading “relativity”

THE RIGHT WAY

Saturday, March 28th, 2020: Attending five different schools between the ages of three years old and seventeen years old taught me a lesson that many people have to move away from home to learn: there is rarely a right or wrong way to do something.  The truth is there are infinitely different ways to doContinue reading “THE RIGHT WAY”

LEAD WITH LOVE

June 2nd, 2020: “Speak the truth, even if your voice shakes.” – Maggie Kuhn Sometimes, the people in our lives say things that don’t sit well with us. Don’t let it slide. Address it with love. Breathe. Take your time. Read the room. Sleep on it, if you must. But, have the conversation if it’sContinue reading “LEAD WITH LOVE”

One Girl’s Guide to Meditation

Hello beautiful reader, Many of us have a very specific idea of what meditation is. Consequently, many of us believe we just don’t have the attention span for it, so we write meditation off as “not for me.” Photo courtesy of DVDizzy.com Although this is the idea we’ve seen more often, both in the mediaContinue reading “One Girl’s Guide to Meditation”

Finding My Why

Actual footage of me searching for my “why”. (GIF courtesy of giphy.com) Recently, I’ve been noticing a recurring theme pop up in my life: the importance of understanding my “why.” Why do I do what I do? Wait. What do I do? When I focus on my “why” rather than my “what,” I find thatContinue reading “Finding My Why”