How Leaving Life for Three Weeks Brought me Back

Burnt out? Yeah, so is the whole world. It’s the end of summer in 2020. The whole world has been on fire for months without any sign of it going out any time soon. Burnt out seems to be the nice way of putting it. Here’s what I did. I left my life for threeContinue reading “How Leaving Life for Three Weeks Brought me Back”

Rise through the Mud or Let Go of the Root

Something very strange has happened to me over the last month or two (yes, during this pandemic). I’m starting to figure out how to let go of the things I can’t control. It only took me 39 years. The ultimate question remains… Do you rise through the mud or do you simply let go ofContinue reading “Rise through the Mud or Let Go of the Root”

10 Steps to Help Deal With a Global Pandemic

Real talk – I feel I have failed myself during this global pandemic. I know there are three million people saturating your feed with news about self-isolation, quarantine, and the evil COVID-19. I’m not writing this for you. I’m writing this for me because I’ve learned some things about myself during this time that deserveContinue reading “10 Steps to Help Deal With a Global Pandemic”

5 Quick Tips to Deal with Mental Strain (COVID-19)

We all know the state of the world today. COVID-19 has taken over. How is everyone dealing out there? Do you have the overwhelming sense of dread, fear and worry that has been spreading even faster than the virus itself? I am here to tell you that you’re not alone. As strong as we allContinue reading “5 Quick Tips to Deal with Mental Strain (COVID-19)”

Stepmom Life: What I’ve learned, loved and bombed ?

I’ve been a stepmom for years. My stepdaughter has been in my life for 12 years, and over 5 of those have been with the official “stepmom” title. What does that even mean? It means we’ve both learned A LOT. Being a stepparent is extremely different than being a biological parent in so many ways,Continue reading “Stepmom Life: What I’ve learned, loved and bombed ?”

3 Ways to Embrace Change for Positive Growth

What do you think of when you hear change is coming? Does it strike a little fear in your heart? Be honest, it does. Even just the word “change” has a feeling of dread because it means that things will be different. Your gut reaction is to say, no thanks, I’m good. Welp, life doesn’tContinue reading “3 Ways to Embrace Change for Positive Growth”

An Attitude of Gratitude for 2020

I’ve realized something. Being a wife, a stepmom and a human being…gratitude goes a very long way. When you reach a level in your life where you have to stop fighting the fight, it really helps to switch your mental wellbeing to an attitude of gratitude. Do you ever find yourself caught in the middleContinue reading “An Attitude of Gratitude for 2020”

How to Battle Negative Vibes Like a Warrior

Not to be a negative Nancy, but bad vibes are all around you. It’s like the dust you see floating around in the air when the sun hits it just right, you know? It’s always there but you can only see it if you look really hard. As you probably know, my motto is positiveContinue reading “How to Battle Negative Vibes Like a Warrior”

10 Tips for Positive Growth (2020)

I’m not always positive, let’s get that out of the way right now. I’m also not always doing things that benefit my growth! However, I am always trying to learn, grow and be a better person. It takes a lot of effort, let me tell ya. As the year closes and a new chapter, evenContinue reading “10 Tips for Positive Growth (2020)”

20 Quotes For our Future to Inspire Greatness in 2020

Does anyone else feel like they need a little inspiration for the future? It’s almost 2020 and most of the time we are filled with fear. Why is that? We are constantly needing to restore our faith in humanity and that is quite sad. We are about to embark on a turn of the centuryContinue reading “20 Quotes For our Future to Inspire Greatness in 2020”