On Finding Hope

Watching the sunrise means that it’s a new day. You have a new start. The day holds a mystery because you don’t know how everything is going to turn out. A sunrise holds so much hope. Good things are going to happen. And when things don’t turn out as you wanted them to turn out, […]

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Self-care isn’t only for weekends

Self-care means listening to your body’s needs, tending to what needs attention in yourself. Self-care isn’t only for weekends. Care for your needs every day. You know what works best for you because you know your strengths and weaknesses, your personality, your schedule. When you want connection or need help, find the right person to […]

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3 Quotes to Give You Strength to Face the Day

It happens to all of us. There are days when you don’t feel like your chirpy self. Your perspective of the world feels out of balance. Or you seem to notice mostly the negative things about everything. It’s totally normal to feel that way. It’s during these times that we need a bit of extra […]

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5 Reasons to Take a Chance

If you’re in a place in your life in which you need a nudge to help you take a chance like I did when I was weighing in the pros and cons of moving, today’s blog post includes 5 reasons to take a chance. May they help you as you make any life decision(s) that you’re curious about making.

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Gratitude Practice 101

A gratitude practice starts with taking time out of your day to think, talk, or write about what you are grateful for. If writing is one of your favorite modes of expression, having a gratitude journal is a simple way to commit to a gratitude practice. When the act of feeling grateful turns into a […]

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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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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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