Life doesn't have a roadmap outlined in front of you. Yogi Berra once said, "When you come to a fork in the road, take it." I always found that to be comical and didn't pay much mind to the message until recently. Take what? What does that mean? Which direction am I supposed to go? … Continue reading Crossroads
Sometimes it isn’t Rainbows and Cupcakes
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
Reflections, Goals and Mental Health
image from internet It's a new year and some of us are still working out our plans or goals for 2021. I personally didn't set specific goals as I have been in what I consider a survival mode over the last couple months. I haven't given myself the time to sit down long enough to … Continue reading Reflections, Goals and Mental Health
Hindsight is 2020
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
Is it Selfish or is it Self-Care?
In order to get a full experience of self-care, we need to address each of our Five senses of Sight, Touch, Hearing, Speech and Taste!
Year-End Mental Health Check
Photo by Rachel Claire on Pexels.com It's the holiday season for most of the world, and with that comes excitement, anticipation and, you guessed it, stress. Why is it that during this time of year that we often times get stressed out and our anxieties are at an all time high? Do we put too … Continue reading Year-End Mental Health Check
Retrain Your Brain
image from mindful.org This year has forced many of us to change the way we think. Some took advantage of picking up new hobbies. Some had to adjust to a different work environment. Many of us had to deal with having the entire family in the home due to kids learning virtually online. Our country … Continue reading Retrain Your Brain
The Creative Process
"Pitch that tent, camp for awhile and then head back down that path again." - Dave Conrey Sometimes you get stuck and don't know where you're heading and so you just kind of sit there and you just don't move. After watching a video on YouTube from Dave Conrey, an artist from Long Beach, CA, … Continue reading The Creative Process
Bring Back Love and Compassion
It has been a week since the recent 19 year anniversary of September 11th, a day that will forever be marked in history. I found a common theme across my social media circles and that was we need to get back to how we dealt with that tragedy the days following the attack. I saw … Continue reading Bring Back Love and Compassion
Different, yet the same.
The other day, I was walking around an area that had garden rocks and I started picking some up, with different colors, shapes, and textures. It then immediately occurred to me that all these rocks were in the same garden, co-existing, for one purpose, adding an aesthetic to the landscape. I started to examine the … Continue reading Different, yet the same.