Mindful Living Challenge – Giving Genuine Feedback {Week Five}

“There is something really powerful about people who are genuine.” I absolutely love genuine people. When I share something that’s on my heart with an individual and they light up in response, there’s scarcely a better feeling in the world. When you know that someone else loves and cares about what you care about, there’s magic in … More Mindful Living Challenge – Giving Genuine Feedback {Week Five}

Mindful Living Challenge – Maintaining Good Posture {Week Four}

“Posture has such a big impact on the way people perceive you.” – Mary Helen Bowers Did you straighten your back when you read the title? (I know I did!) My dad’s been reminding me to stand up straight since I was a little girl. I’d listen for a moment, straightening my back and lifting … More Mindful Living Challenge – Maintaining Good Posture {Week Four}

How I’m Overcoming Social Anxiety Through Comedy

“Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.” – Peter Ustinov One day last week, I made a cashier laugh. I had made an offhanded observation about something she was bagging for me, and in the next moment, she was laughing. That hadn’t been my intention; I was just commenting on the situation, which … More How I’m Overcoming Social Anxiety Through Comedy

Mindful Living Challenge – Embracing Boredom {Week Three}

“Perhaps the world’s second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.” – Unknown For a long time, I’ve struggled with staying occupied. I remember as a kid, I’d be hanging out in my room doing an activity or playing with toys, then suddenly I’d stop and feel like there was not a … More Mindful Living Challenge – Embracing Boredom {Week Three}

How People Reached My Blog In 2018 {Funny Search Terms}

Since I started my blog two years ago, I’ve been fascinated by the statistics. Yes, the view/comment count is quite exciting, and I’ve always liked seeing which countries people have viewed my blog from … but the funniest thing about blog stats, by far, is when you look at your search terms. In short, ‘search … More How People Reached My Blog In 2018 {Funny Search Terms}

Why I Stopped Wearing Makeup For A Year + What It Taught Me

“Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.” – Sophia Loren I have suffered from lingering allergies and sensitivities my entire life. Every day, I am in some way affected by how my body responds to my environment. Whether it’s triggered by something I ate, something … More Why I Stopped Wearing Makeup For A Year + What It Taught Me

Mindful Living Challenge – Maintaining Eye Contact {Week Two}

“The people whose first instinct is to smile when you make eye contact with them are earth’s greatest treasures.” – Unknown The thing I always love the most about people are their eyes. People may have great hair, an amazing figure, shining white teeth, or the funniest laugh you’ve ever heard, but I have yet … More Mindful Living Challenge – Maintaining Eye Contact {Week Two}