They say when faced with many challenges, the ones that prevail come out stronger. I am not so sure how much stronger I can be. At this point, I should be Ms. Universe of Strength, if that's a thing! Back in February, I mentioned about changes in my job situation and that I should embrace … Continue reading Road Blocks, Rocks and Rivers
Happy February! We made it to another year and I'm so glad it is 2022! Honestly, I'm happy to be alive any day, but knowing a new year is ahead is enough to make me smile. Living the last couple years in a pandemic has been quite the ride, hasn't it? We have learned how … Continue reading Keep Smiling and Shining
It’s been awhile since I have written. In fact it has been awhile since I have done anything significant on a creative level. It’s been a very different summer than in 2020. For one, I had a lot more free time to enjoy and explore my creative outlets. I also slept less and woke practically … Continue reading Achieving Balance with an ADHD brain
Found on Pinterest. Bonnie is a quilter and blogger and can be found on Quiltville.com The following post popped up in my Facebook memories. I suppose this was the beginning of my writings for my blog, which I originally published in August 2020. The sentiments I share still hold strong. I will add that as … Continue reading Memorial Day Memory 2020
There’s a song from the 90’s that was in the movie, Night at the Roxbury, entitled “What is Love?”, the theme of the movie. The characters are brothers who are very close, have a falling out, eventually reconcile and everyone lives happily ever after. The movie was a flop and there wasn’t much depth. Probably … Continue reading Love, Love, Love
If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.Author unknown I did it! I finally broke the 10 pound loss mark! It seemed like I was hovering for a couple weeks. I was getting a bit frustrated because I have been working hard to lose and get stronger. I have been consistent in my exercise … Continue reading Wellness Progress – Week 3
Image from internet There is no doubt our use of the internet and social media has increased over the last few years, especially in 2020 since the pandemic hit the globe. Our dependency on the internet has become paramount to how we learn, communicate and market our businesses. It's almost as if we don't know … Continue reading Are We Over Consumers of Social Media?
Your body achieves what the mind believes.author unknown As February comes to a close and March begins, there is the promise of spring arriving soon. Spring has been known to many as new beginnings or a fresh start. And that is where I am at right now...a fresh start. If you have been following me … Continue reading Retrain Your Brain, Part 2
If you've been following my blog, you may have noticed most of my posts are uplifting and hopefully inspiring to you. I try hard not to discuss negative topics or draw out unpleasant things without some message of hope. Unfortunately today, I let all that negativity consume me. In fact, I thought I would stay … Continue reading Sometimes it isn’t Rainbows and Cupcakes
Before saying goodbye to 2020, let's look back at the good things it brought us. Image from web Jan_Blog_2020 There are a lot of negative things that occurred, but this post is not about that because that sentiment has been exhausted. I want to focus on the GOOD, the POSITIVE, and the small HOPES that … Continue reading Hindsight is 2020
This is the week for all us last-minute shoppers who are braving the stores and coming to grips with the “leftovers” and gift cards we will have to give to our loved ones. For the most part, I have been taking this holiday season in stride, despite being busy with life. It’s been a nice … Continue reading Taking it in Stride
Progress, not Perfection. I just heard this phrase after listening to a workshop on Zoom held by my local library on nutrition. Although I knew most of the information that was shared, I think it's helpful to remind myself of the basics of nutrition and healthy eating. Since beginning this new journey, I find myself … Continue reading Progress, Not Perfection
All my life I’ve struggled to manage my time effectively. It is a huge challenge for me being organized and planning things. I haven’t been able to find that sweet spot of where I can actually feel in control and have the confidence to know I am doing a good job. Instead, I get home … Continue reading I am a Work in Progress (and it’s ok)
clipground.com I consider myself a creative person. I love anything to do with the arts; drawing, painting, photography, writing, the theater and music. I honestly cannot think of anything I don't like about the arts! I am not talented in music or theater, but I do appreciate it. Participating in various artistic and creative forms … Continue reading Where in the world ART thou??
I have recently come across several posts and discussions regarding the art of doing nothing. Stillness. Quiet. I am not referring to meditation, although that is a good practice to center yourself. This aspect of doing nothing is just as it says... spending time not doing anything. Remember as kids we would go outside and … Continue reading The Art of Doing Nothing
It's been a few weeks since I updated everyone on my progress. Unfortunately, two people in my life recently died and I have been somewhat distracted to write. First, the woman I was helping/caring for passed away towards the end of April. It was a sad time for me as I've been with her for … Continue reading Wellness Journey Update May 16