Self-Help Continuity

THIS is your reminder to continue your practices that bring you joy and give you peace in the times that you need them most. These practices are the real things that keep you grounded and help you to move forward on your journey through this life. If you don’t do your yoga, listen to yourContinue reading “Self-Help Continuity”

The Power of Intentional WELLNESS and Continuous REST

As time soldiers on, and we continue to normalize this Pandemic, I have noticed that people are less and less likely to cut themselves some slack for surviving through the hardest period of time in human existence. I know what you are thinking: Oh my gosh. It’s over. We are moving on, and living, andContinue reading “The Power of Intentional WELLNESS and Continuous REST”

Joy in pain in Life

I am starting to open up more of my life and my being. I am trying to share more about life – the way I see it – with people. I want people to feel encouraged. A lot of the time in life I didn’t feel that way. My family help. My friends help butContinue reading “Joy in pain in Life”

Quickly! How many candles is too many to have in one room?

I counted 9 candles and a heart shaped salt lamp in my bedroom alone. Is that excessive? What is your favorite brand of candle and what is your favorite candle that they sell so I can add them to my list of candles to burn? I’ve linked some of the candles that I have beenContinue reading “Quickly! How many candles is too many to have in one room?”

The Beginning is a little bit Messy

Photo via @bluethegreat on Instagram. Art is “Flip-Flag” by Brian Blue. 2016 For the past three Thursdays I have had something ready to post but for the past three Thursdays I have not felt that my articles fit the tone of this country and all of the thoughts that have been swirling around in myContinue reading “The Beginning is a little bit Messy”

How I make my New Year count

I like this picture of me and dad that I found recently. I thought it was a good pic to share to start the year. I don’t think I’m alone in saying this, but it didn’t seem like the new year until this week really got going. Even my 9am on Monday morning was veryContinue reading “How I make my New Year count”

The Final Push

I have been pushing myself this year and I have one more big thing left to do and I’m terrified. Starting school was hard enough. Working through the truncated classes at warp speed was crazy but I have been avoiding looking at my grades. My philosophy in life has always been pour yourself into everythingContinue reading “The Final Push”

RIP to my Plants

Soo at the beginning of Lockdown I decided to try my hand at horticulture-ing. Both my mother and my grandmothers had very green thumbs. My mom kept annuals alive all year long inside and outside our Chicago home. Her mother had an extensive lily and rose garden high in the beautiful mountains in Arizona andContinue reading “RIP to my Plants”