advice, body positvity, happiness, life, self worth, struggle advice, vacation, vacation plans

Love Yourself

I am absolutely overjoyed that our cruise is less than a month away! But despite my excitement, I found myself a little upset as I am a bit heavier than I was last year on vacation. Trying on the current shorts/swimsuits I own and not fitting in them was kind of a low blow. I… Continue reading Love Yourself

advice, emotions, forgiveness, forgiving, life, life lessons, stress, struggle advice, struggles, struggling


Forgiveness has been on my mind quite a bit recently. It's something I've always struggled with and found hard to do. I'll be the first to admit that I am flat out BITTER when I or my loved ones are wronged. I dwell on situations way past what is necessary. I see the pain my… Continue reading Forgiveness

advice, depression, mental health, mental health awareness, mental illness, striving, struggles, togetherness, wisdom

Mental Health Awareness Week

As I sit here and sip my hot cocoa, I am reflecting on my struggles, and the struggles of those who also live with anxiety or other mental illnesses. It doesn't matter if things are spectacular, it can creep up and throw my whole system out of whack. One minute I am succeeding and striving… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week

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5 Things Anxiety Taught Me

1. It is OK to have a break down once in a while Not everyday is going to a total breeze, and when things get super tough it's almost necessary to cry it out. As long as you have learned not to let yourself fall into that rut, let it all out and then pick… Continue reading 5 Things Anxiety Taught Me

advice, april, happiness, life, outside, spring


Three positive things happened today: Started reading a new book. "The Shack." So far it is very good and I could not put it down. Not a cloud in the sky and was able to enjoy a few hours on the balcony (with the kitty of course). After a month and a half long hiatus… Continue reading Grateful