Recently, I am learning to cope with anxiety in a different way. I never realized that I struggled with anxiety, until I didn't. When I started taking medication for depression, I realized that I was more at ease. This feeling was something different for me because I lived in a constant state of anxious thoughts… Continue reading Wellness & Mindfulness: Finding Peace Within
Holistic Approach to Wellness and Why
What is wellness? It is the active process of becoming aware of and making choices towards a healthy and fulfilling life (click here for more information). Whether you battle with a mental illness or not, wellness is applicable to every single person. I will begin the discussion with my own personal experience and why I… Continue reading Holistic Approach to Wellness and Why
7 Reasons You May Not Enjoy Your Singleness
Love cannot be measured by how long you wait, its about how well you understand why you are waiting. - Unknown Alright, so let me be 100% honest and transparent - I am 29 years old and single, really, really single, and it's complicated. I have been in this state for give or take 9… Continue reading 7 Reasons You May Not Enjoy Your Singleness
The key to happiness - or that even more desired thing, calmness - lies not in always thinking happy thoughts. No. That is impossible. No mind on earth with any kind of intelligence could spend a lifetime enjoying only happy thoughts. They key is in accepting your thoughts, all of them, even the bad ones.… Continue reading Intentional Thoughts
5 Ways to Live Intentionally
“Intentional living is the art of making our own choices before others' choices make us.” ― Richie Norton The Art of Intentional LivingMany of us live our lives allowing others to make decisions for us. We are Christians because our parents made us go to church as children. We become doctors or lawyers because we… Continue reading 5 Ways to Live Intentionally
We Will Be Happy!
"Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There's going to be stress in life, but it's your choice whether you let it affect you or not." - Valerie Bertinelli I've opened about my battles with depression. An update - yes, I am still taking antidepressants and going to therapy. Has it made… Continue reading We Will Be Happy!
5 WAYS TO COUNTERACT NEGATIVITY HEAD ON So, the other day I was minding my own business, running around being a busy bee per usual when out of no where this comment was thrown at me: "You look like a line backer, you've got fat girl arms!" The deliverer of this lovely message went on… Continue reading Good Bye!
Do all the good you can & create a life that feels good on the inside, not one that just looks good on the outside. It is inner beauty which matters most. Dr. Anil Kumar Sinha Value your beauty! I have to remind myself this every single day and I am sharing this message with… Continue reading Painstakingly Beautiful
Define yourself as one beloved by God. This is the true self. Every other identity is an illusion. - Brennan Manning Throughout my life I struggled greatly with love and I lived unhappy for a very long time. See, one of the biggest lies I ever believed was, "you are not loved." When you believe… Continue reading Define Yourself
"But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved— and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that… Continue reading Even When!