Season of Self-Discovery: Personal Failure

Season of Self-Discovery: Personal Failure

Well this seems pretty sad. Personal failure is a reality in life, but failure does not mean no. Let me share with you how to scrap yourself off the hot pavement, and become human again. 1. Make every hour a new hour. Such groundbreaking material, but I promise it is important. Have you ever had a morning when you reached for your phone as soon as you woke up? You found some juicy dramatic story about a celebrity that you…

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Essential Oils: What, How, and Why You Need Them

Essential Oils: What, How, and Why You Need Them

This post contains affiliate links.  Essential oils are becoming a hot topic of conversation, but what are they? When you “zoom in” to a plant, they have microscopic oil sacs, that protect plants from environmental danger. They give off an aroma that we smell outside. Each of those oil sac contain hundreds of compounds used for thousands of years for cosmetics, religious practices, burials, and medicinal uses.   How are essential oils harvested?  Plants are harvested from the ground, and…

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Season of Self-Discovery: Creating

Season of Self-Discovery: Creating

Welcome Back! Today is all about creating…well anything. I love creating through different medium to express my thoughts, feelings, and emotions. The things we create are a gift to ourselves. Below are 20 ways that you can create something (starting with my favs). Stenciling Cooking Baking Writing Music Photography Videography Drawing DIY Decor Pottery Graphic  Design Gardening Painting Hand Made Cards Flower Arrangements Carpentry Reupholstering Landscaping Writing Poetry Writing a Short Story   Exodus 31: 1-5 I’ve personally chosen Bezalel…

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Taking a Break: The Enemy of Hustle

Taking a Break: The Enemy of Hustle

HUSTLE! Hustle harder. It seems that everyone is constant moving toward their goal without any time to relax. I’m not sure about you, but I just can’t seem to live that lifestyle. I NEED breaks. It is always important to take time to evaluate your feelings, and emotions. The hustle will take a dramatic turn if you don’t listen to your body. Fatigue is a real diagnosis. So don’t feel bad or negative if you need a break, when everyone…

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Season of Self-Discovery: Meditation

Season of Self-Discovery: Meditation

Happy Sunday! Today I want to talk about something life-changing: meditation. I started meditating about four years ago to help me with my anxiety and stress. It is so useful to recognize, validate, and release each stressful thought.   Psychology Today published an article titled “20 Scientific Reasons to Start Meditating Today” that used scientific journals to encourage you to meditate. Some of the benefits include boosts in health, happiness, self-control, and productivity.   When I began meditating, I found…

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Season of Self-Discovery: Journaling

Season of Self-Discovery: Journaling

Welcome to your Season of Self-Discovery! For the next eight weeks, I want to help you discover yourself. It will be a time full of challenges, encouragement, and introspection. Journaling I personally choose to use my journal for gratitude and prayer request as soon as I wake up. I also use my journal throughout the day to help collect my thoughts and clarify my feelings. According to Psychology Today, journaling can reduce stress, build empathy, increase creativity, and help you…

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How to Get Out of a Rut: 5 Practical Tips

How to Get Out of a Rut: 5 Practical Tips

Life is the most amazing roller coaster of up and downs, but pushing against gravity is hard! During the month of May I feel into a bit of a rut that just had me sinking deep. I had to pull myself out, and you can too! Here’s how: 1. WHAT HAPPENED? Finding the root of your problems, whether it’s a situation, a person, or the weather, is extremely important to getting out of a dark place. Identifying the source can…

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6 Tips of Spring Cleaning your Closet

6 Tips of Spring Cleaning your Closet

With spring comes spring cleaning! I personally don’t like spring cleaning, because it can be such an overwhelming process. I found a way to have fun while spring cleaning your closet. Here’s how: 1. CLEAN BY CATEGORY Start by picking just dresses, or just long sleeve shirts. Basically one category of clothing. Take ALL of the items in the category out of your closet. Be sure to look in all those hidden places that you tend to throw your clothes….

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The Balancing Act

The Balancing Act

Life is so complex, which makes it so hard. We can only hope for, strive for, and determine to have more positivity than negativity. Everyone has their own struggles, some more than others. It can be hard to always remember the joy inside. Those are the worst times, but we can get through them. I have really bad days, but I know that I’m not alone. There are so many sources to find inspiration from religion, religious ideals, books, TedTalks,…

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