Mindful Living Challenge – Ending Comparison {Week Eight}

"Admire others' beauty without questioning your own." - Unknown Have you ever looked at someone else's blog and instantly thought it looked better than yours? I do that all the time. We are so quick to compare ourselves to others. In nearly every situation we find ourselves in, there's comparing going on. We either think… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Ending Comparison {Week Eight}

Mindful Living Challenge – Utilizing The Present {Week Seven}

"We waste so many days waiting for the weekend. So many nights wanting morning. Our lust for future comfort is the biggest thief of life." - Joshua Glenn Clark Recently, I decided that I want to begin living in the present moment. I cannot fix the past. I cannot predict the future. And it hurts… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Utilizing The Present {Week Seven}

Mindful Living Challenge – Being A Patient Driver {Week Six}

"Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?" - George Carlin I am one out of the millions of drivers in the metro Atlanta area. That fact alone has exposed me to a LOT of different situations on the road in my nearly… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Being A Patient Driver {Week Six}

To College Or Not To College: Godly Advice From A Christian Teenager

"Be strong and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for and hope for and expect the Lord!" - Psalm 31:24 (If I had come across a post like this when I was in high school, I would have benefited from it immensely. That's why it's my goal on Dreaming of Guatemala to share… Continue reading To College Or Not To College: Godly Advice From A Christian Teenager

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… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Giving Genuine Feedback {Week Five}

Coffee Chat | A Change Of Heart

I'm inviting you to grab a cup of coffee and stay for a while - I'd love to have a coffee chat with you! In this post, I'll tell you about my past few weeks, and you can let me know in the comments below what life's been like for you lately. Starting a couple… Continue reading Coffee Chat | A Change Of Heart

25 Blog Post Ideas For Book Bloggers

In this collaboration post, I have teamed up with El from ElatedBooks to bring you some awesome blog post ideas for book bloggers! Below, you will find the first ten ideas, and the other fifteen are on her post. I hope you enjoy! Related Post: 25 Blog Post Ideas For Lifestyle Bloggers 25 Blog Post… Continue reading 25 Blog Post Ideas For Book Bloggers

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… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Maintaining Good Posture {Week Four}

How I Stay Organized As A Blogger

"Organization isn't about perfection; it's about efficiency, reducing stress and clutter, and unleashing your creativity!" - Unknown Staying organized as a blogger takes a lot of hard work.To the casual onlooker, it may not seem like much - I mean, you have the dashboard to keep everything organized, right? No, not at all. What happens when… Continue reading How I Stay Organized As A Blogger

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 is… Continue reading How I’m Overcoming Social Anxiety Through Comedy

50 Questions To Get To Know Yourself {Part Two}

Here's part two of this post! I'll be answering the second set of 25 questions to learn more about myself, as well as share better insight into who I am. ❤ Click here to read the article that provided these questions. 50 Questions To Get To Know Yourself {Part Two} 26. What inspires you the… Continue reading 50 Questions To Get To Know Yourself {Part Two}

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… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Embracing Boredom {Week Three}

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

50 Questions To Get To Know Yourself {Part One}

On Wednesdays, I'm currently blogging about tags and awards! For this week and the next, I'll be answering a set of 50 questions to get to know myself better. It will be a great exercise for me, as well as a way for new readers to learn more about this writer! Click here to read… Continue reading 50 Questions To Get To Know Yourself {Part One}

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 to… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Maintaining Eye Contact {Week Two}

Let’s Swap Blog Buttons!

One of my resolutions in 2019 is to meet (at least) one new blogger every day! Last year, my involvement in the WordPress community was very scattered and oftentimes faint. My family's situation brought about a lot of emotional turmoil in my heart, which means that blogging was not one of my main focuses for… Continue reading Let’s Swap Blog Buttons!