I hope y'all get something good out of this one because I sure did! I was having a casual conversation with a very close friend a few weeks ago, and she mentioned something that seems very normal to say. She said, "Ugh, I gotta get rid of this fat stomach!" Mind you, my friend and… Continue reading Are You Being Mindful of Your Self-Talk?
Welp, I hate to be the first to say it, but summer is almost over. As we wind down from the long car rides and plane trips and reflect on the memories made this summer, we begin to realize that it's nearly time to buckle down and get to work. September for a lot of… Continue reading How to Create Healthy Boundaries at Work
If you read the title of this blog post and said, "You're lying. The universe is most definitely out to get me," then keep reading. I'm writing this specifically for you. I'm a big believer that the universe sends people messages and signs; sometimes they affirm everything we've been looking for, and sometimes it seems… Continue reading Trust Me: The Universe is NOT Out to Get You
If you read the title of this and feel like I'm speaking directly to you, it's because I am! Don't worry, we've all done it before -- someone calls you or sends you a text and says, "Hey! How are you?" Of course, the natural response is, "I'm fine! How about you?" But, is it… Continue reading Stop Hiding Your Emotions: No More Saying, “I’m Fine” When You’re Not
You probably read the title of this thinking, "What the heck is she talking about?" Well, I'm glad you asked. We all have a box or treasure chest of some sort that contains everything about us, whether you know it or not. In that box are our fears, triggers, emotions, and everything else under the… Continue reading Are You the ONLY Owner of the Key to Your Box?
There's so much going on in the world, especially in America, that my brain can't even process it all if I'm being honest. I'm feeling a mix of emotions, but the ones that continuously pop up are anger, disgust, and hurt. Our country is at odds with gun laws, women's rights, and so much more… Continue reading With Everything Going On, Don’t Forget to Take a Break
Once again, therapy has saved me and helped me tremendously over these past couple of weeks. I'm learning the importance of working through your feelings and letting yourself feel all the feels, both the good and the bad. Too often we try to only think happy thoughts or put on a happy face in the… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Practice the 5-Minute Rage Rule
Yes, I'm taking another break from blogging, but this time, it's to get my mental health together. The situation I talked about in my last blog post escalated to a level that really shook things up for me, and I've been struggling to feel like myself since. During this time away, I'll still be going… Continue reading I’m Taking a Month Off
Y'all, let me just apologize in advance for the drama that you're going to read in this post because it is draining, to say the least. I debated not even writing about this since it's a very personal situation that has been and still is a bit touchy, but I think it's super important to… Continue reading I’m Done Being Quiet & You Should Be Too
It has been entirely too long since I've done an interview for the blog, and there's no better way to come back with a bang than with an interview with my husband, Marlon. Now, you all know that I try to be pretty transparent about my struggle with depression and anxiety, and you all are… Continue reading Interview: Married to Mental Illness