joy.

I have been thinking a lot about this holiday season and how I want to make it even better than the last. We love everything about this time of year at our house- the Christmas lights, the music, the movies, and the endless amount of activities… our list goes on and on. But what I…

In The Crowd.

…it’s interesting how you can be surrounded by so many people in a room, and still feel so alone…even when these people are your good friends. Has this ever happened to you? Feeling out of place when you should feel totally comfortable and loved? Who do you talk to when you start to feel this…

PMS

Bye Bye PMS…One of the subjects my readers have requested to hear more about is PMS. Ugh, it’s the worst right? Well did you know that PMS symptoms like anxiety, moodiness, depression, and many others are not normal?! I was shocked. You mean I’m not actually supposed to feel PMSey ever? …that’s right! ND Nicole…

Practice Makes Progress

I am reading a new book called The Untethered Soul, and as I was reading today, I was reminded to PRACTICE. To just keep practicing everyday, and as I do,  I will continue to grow and progress. Practice is about consistency and self compassion. For me, it is about stepping back and letting go…PRACTICE MAKES…

Mental Hygiene

Mental Hygiene We are all told the daily steps of hygiene when it comes to taking care of our bodies. Eating healthy, showering, going to the gym, etc. But what are we doing about our mental hygiene? Many do nothing, and mental hygiene is just as important as all the rest. Jody Moore, in Bold…

“Roll With It”

How do you roll with it? We all experience ups and downs, our lives rarely go according to plan, & something’s can get us feeling irritated, overwhelmed, or all of the above… In these day to day moments, or when something throws you off course, how do you “roll with it?” My mom used to…

My October Goal

OCTOBEER GOAL!! Hey hey readers! Hope everyone is having a great October and enjoying this beautiful Fall weather 🙂 My goal this month has been to cut back on social media. I felt as though I was spending too much time on it and it wasn’t making me feel good. It was like clock work-I…

Your Power Statement

A power statement is technically ‘a phrase that describes oneself to others; ones values, character, and skills’…it is normally used on a resume or at an interview, and is filled with “positive power words” including: organized, decisive, motivated, etc. I recently talked with a friend about creating my own, personal power statement. A phrase I…

The Power of Laughter :)

I have touched on this subject before, but I think its significance is important and needed. Sometimes I write about topics that are hard to swallow, and I hope that you don’t read this blog with a drooped head and heart. I hope that you can take something positive from it! I never intend to…

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is the month for Suicide Prevention Awareness. I have been sitting here for the last hour trying to put my thoughts into words when it comes to this topic. It is a sensitive subject and something that is so prevalent… it is heart breaking. …”Suicide is a complex issue and the causes are usually…

Seasonal Affective Disorder?…you aren’t alone.

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)   From greatest.com…   “SAD is a form of depression that typically occurs during the winter months with symptoms weaning off during the spring and summer— though some people experience their most intense symptoms during the summer. Symptoms include decreased concentration, increased appetite, weight gain (whereas some other forms of depression can lead to weight loss),…