With all the technology available to us at all hours of the day it is inevitable that you will compare yourself to someone else at some point. While it is natural to do so and a subconscious act, it can have damaging effects on your mental health. If you are consuming information about other’s lives… Continue reading Comparisons
As I have been writing more and more about leading a happy and healthy life, I am discovering one major key to being unapologetically me. I am finding that giving myself grace and room to make mistakes is huge. I am finding that, while my expectations for myself are good and keep me striving for… Continue reading The Road to Being Unapologetically Me
This may be a bit of a morbid question, but it is one that I think about quite often. I think about my grandmother who we lost too soon, but who loved hard and worked hard. She was never afraid to speak her mind and work for what she wanted. I also think about my… Continue reading How do you want to be remembered?
“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” - Douglas Adams So many times in our lives we think we need to have a perfectly paved path to walk to get to where we need to be. We think if we… Continue reading The Path
I stumbled across a quote by George Washington Carver today that I found very interesting. He said, “when you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.” What an incredible thought. Have you ever read a memoir or biography of a person you admire? There… Continue reading Commonly Uncommon
Don’t you just love homemade cookies? You can tell they are homemade because they are imperfectly perfect. They may vary in size and shape, but they are moist and rich. I like to think I am “homemade”. I don’t want to be a perfect copy or packaged version of the real deal. I want to… Continue reading Homemade
“Everything that happens to you is a reflection of what you believe about yourself. We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem. We cannot draw to ourselves more than we think we are worth.” Iyanla Vanzant I am a strong believer in this quote. Life is what you make it. If you walk around with your… Continue reading Reflections