Category: self love

  • Healthy Lunch Ideas Part One

    Healthy Lunch Ideas Part One

    Welcome to my series, Foodie Friday! Earlier I posted some healthy breakfast ideas and I am deciding to continue sharing recipes but, this time, I am shifting my focus towards healthy lunch ideas! Thinking of healthy lunch ideas is difficult when on the run. That’s why combining meal prep and simplicity helps you stay accountable. […]

  • Valentine’s Day Treat

    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 […]

  • What I learned in 2021

    What I learned in 2021

    It has been quite a year embedded with lessons revolving around surrender, teaching me to cultivate a deep sense of trust in God’s plan. I learned about valuing each moment, reframing my thoughts, and honoring my body’s needs. Here are some of the lessons I learned in 2021. To every thing there is a season, […]

  • World Mental Health Day

    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 […]

  • Cheers to TWENTY THREE; things I’ve Learned

    Cheers to TWENTY THREE; things I’ve Learned

    People ask me, “How are you?” and the answer I continuously provide is that,  “My life seems to be falling apart and coming together at the same time.”  Twenty-Two was quite the rollercoaster with a lot of unexpected screams as I flew down a hill of overwhelming fear and then jerked upwards when a thrill […]

  • 2020 Reflection

    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 […]

  • Gratitude

    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 […]

  • Growing Pains

    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 […]

  • Reflection Fuels Growth 

    Reflection Fuels Growth 

    I spent time reflecting on a bonfire as music played in the background and day slowly faded into night. My heart was heavy as I reflected on many moments throughout my past. This time has truly brought out the depth within me that I sometimes try to suppress. I have enabled myself to look back […]

  • A Space for Growth

    A Space for Growth

    This past Spring semester I intended to take five classes. In the midst of life’s uncertainty, I desire to always be one step ahead of the game. When the Coronavirus began to make the news, I was finishing up my 3rd eight-week class and about to start my last two classes for the semester. I […]