23 Reflection

Twenty-three was an overwhelming year with many lessons, healing, trials and tribulations, and memories I will cherish forever. From beach days to back roads, I paved my path as I navigated many changes.  “Without lows, there can be no highs. Without sadness, there can be no happiness, Without darkness, no light. However, in knowing these... Continue Reading →

Valentine’s Day Treat

Let us spread some love in honor of Valentine's Day 😉 I think a day to embody love is a tOATally awesome reminder to carry affection towards each and every day of our lives. We can express love for so many components of our daily endeavors. One of the activities I hold close to my... Continue Reading →

World Mental Health Day

©  (scroll for a list 😊) In honor of World Mental Health Day, I wanted to focus on the specific theme: "Mental Health in an Unequal World.’ I have always loved sunflowers. They resemble traits such as happiness and optimism as their roots are within the soil, gaining nourishment that allows them to be supported... Continue Reading →

2020 Reflection

“Maybe this cage has been a cocoon all along.”  2020 brought so many changes, both from a personal and societal perspective. Quarantine created a feeling of isolation, leading many people alone with their thoughts. Throughout this year, many unexpected events occurred. 2020 brought canceled plans, adjustments to pre-existing plans, and the need to accept what... Continue Reading →

Christmas Cheer

T'was the night before Christmas. My mind in a scurry, hurrying to finish up the tedious tasks while remaining sane. I pour some hot cocoa from the stove, add some coconut whip and finish it off with some pumpkin spice. Surrounding me is a tiny Christmas tree, colored pencils, and a blank paper waiting to... Continue Reading →

Gratitude

~ An expert from November 8th ~  This morning I woke up with a warmth in my heart on a chilly autumn day. My soul felt a sense of gratitude and in alignment with the current circumstances of my life. I started the day with my morning routine, drinking a glass of water and going... Continue Reading →

This too Shall Pass

I've always enjoyed the multitude of metaphors that directly connect nature with emotion. Previously, I wrote about the Calmness in the Storm as it pertains to the emotional dichotomy of the fear during difficulties with the calmness that occurs during times of reflection. A few weeks ago, I had a moment of reflection. The day was... Continue Reading →

Growing Pains

I have found that I am growing. Some days I wake up feeling conflicted and anxious. Other days, I wake up feeling refreshed. In these moments, I hit a high reflecting on my progressions. But when I sit too long, I feel heavy. I have become more comfortable escaping my comfort zone. Maybe this is... Continue Reading →

April Showers Bring May Flowers

A common saying is April Showers Bring May Flowers and boy did April bring some rainy days. I cried a lot more than normal this month. Shedding old memories and the death of self-sabotaging behaviors as I embraced the discomfort that accompanies the growth process. My times were filled with yoga, journaling, and maintaining and... Continue Reading →

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