5 Tips for Dealing with Change

Dealing with change and uncertainty of change can sometimes be worrisome, overwhelming and stressing. I say this from experience. You wish for change, you plan for it, and when you least expect it the changes start taking place. The change that is happening in my life right now leaves me with a sense of trust […]

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Dream Travels

Airplanes always seemed magical to me. When I looked at them up in the sky, I wished I was inside one on my way to a magical place and adventure. Being up there next to the clouds, the sunrise, or stars makes the trip feel magical. Arriving to your destination in less time than it […]

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The Most Interesting Character Names I’ve Read

I found the most interesting combination of character names in Luis Alberto Urrea’s The House of Broken Angels which I read more than a year ago. In the book, we find characters with the following names: Big Angel, Little Angel, Perla, Minnie, La Gloriosa, Paz, Ookie among others. Most of these names like Perla and […]

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

The Hummingbird’s Journal has received “The Sunshine Blogger Award” from Julie Krupp from the blog Julie Krupp: Enhanced Perspective. Thank you so much, Julie, for nominating the blog! In Julie’s words “The Sunshine Blogger Award is peer recognition for bloggers that inspire positivity and joy. The Rules: 1. Thank the blogger who nominated you. 2. […]

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Nourishing our Inner World

I’m currently reading the book in search of wisdom: A Monk, a Philosopher, and a Psychiatrist on What Matters Most by Matthieu Ricard, Christophe Andre, and Alexandre Jollien. One of the things I love about the book is that it’s written in a conversational style versus an informational, as-a-matter-of-fact style. The authors share their thoughts […]

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3 Benefits of Minimalism

Minimalism caught my attention because I found it purposeful. It helps you get rid of things that you don’t use, so that you’re surrounded by things that serve a purpose. Growing up, I found my self in houses, trailers, and apartments with basic furnishings. The backseat of our van became our couch for some time […]

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One Tip for the Uninspired Writer

The greatest lesson I learned about writing was to treat writing as a conversation. Before then, I thought academic writing was formal, an assignment to turn in to teachers and professors. Writing can have personality! Treating writing as a conversation took the weight off my shoulders because I could now approach writing as a conversation […]

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3 Things that I’ve Been Loving Lately

I’ve been feeling this need to fill up my life with good vibes lately. With this goal in mind, I’ve been loving comedy and journaling (no surprise there). Surprisingly, I’m becoming better at completing the tasks that need checking off which has also been a plus. Comedy: Fuller House Are you a Fuller House fan? […]

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5 Ways to Inspire Others

Do you have a role model who has inspired you and made a difference in your life? What makes that person stand out from the crowd? I personally have many role models. One of them is Marie Forleo, an entrepreneur. I don’t remember how I found out about Marie Forleo’s Youtube channel. However, I do […]

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