Day 9 – Your Favorite Quote | Blogging Challenge April 2019

To learn more about this challenge and join it yourself, visit this page on my blog! To ask me to pick a favorite quote can be accurately likened to asking a proud parent who their favorite child is; it can't be done! (Or, at least, it shouldn't be done 😂) I absolutely adore quotes, Bible verses, and… Continue reading Day 9 – Your Favorite Quote | Blogging Challenge April 2019

Being Victorious in Depression and Anxiety {Guest Post}

Hi there! I hope you're having a beautiful day. This past week, I've been doing a lot of thinking about how I want to blog, which explains why I didn't share as many posts as I was planning on recently. I have so many ideas for the future, though, and I can't wait to write… Continue reading Being Victorious in Depression and Anxiety {Guest Post}

Mindful Living Challenge – Being Accountable {Week Twelve}

"To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved." - George MacDonald There have been several situations in my life when I told someone I would do something, but then it completely slipped my mind.Sometimes, it was a simple task that didn't really matter if I forgot to do it. Other times, it… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Being Accountable {Week Twelve}

How I’m Focusing On Positive Change

Hi there ❤ I hope you're having a beautiful day! I truly feel like I have turned to a new chapter in the story that is my life, which is why I'm here to write this post today. I'd like to share with you some of the ways I'm focusing on embracing and encouraging positive… Continue reading How I’m Focusing On Positive Change

Mindful Living Challenge – Listening To Understand {Week Eleven}

"Listen. People start to heal the moment they feel heard." - Cheryl Richardson While browsing online for potential topics to include in this challenge, I have ended up coming across some important life lessons that I'm excited to write about and share.One thing I've never thought much about being mindful of are the conversations we… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Listening To Understand {Week Eleven}

Weekly Challenge #1: Trying New Food

"Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow." - Ralph Waldo Emerson I have felt a recent surge of energy and motivation in my life. To celebrate these beautiful changes, I am happy to introduce this new blog series to you! But before we do that, I'm… Continue reading Weekly Challenge #1: Trying New Food

What Are Your Positive Music Recommendations?

Hey guys ❤️ I have an important, rather urgent post to share with you today. I haven't talked about it much on Dreaming of Guatemala, but 2018 was an extremely rough year for me and my family. There were so many things we experienced that made those twelve months very dark for each of us,… Continue reading What Are Your Positive Music Recommendations?

Mindful Living Challenge – Avoiding Procrastination {Week Ten}

"Waiting is just delaying your desired result." - Kylie Francis Any time I have a project that I've been putting off working on for a long time, my automatic response to being reminded of it is, I'll do that another time. My closet is a prime example of this. It will take a lot of work… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Avoiding Procrastination {Week Ten}

Improv Blogging + Other Ways I’m Challenging Myself This March

Hello! ❤ I'd like to invite you to attend a coffee chat-type update post on my blog on this beautiful Friday! I've been making lots of changes on my blog recently, as well as huge positive changes in my real life, and I wanted to let you in on all that's been happening (and will… Continue reading Improv Blogging + Other Ways I’m Challenging Myself This March

Mindful Living Challenge – Learning From Mistakes {Week Nine}

"Remember that life's greatest lessons are usually learned at the worst times and from the worst mistakes." - Unknown Having perfectionistic tendencies have held me back from learning a great many lessons in life. When I make a mistake, whether that's in cooking, driving, gaming, blogging, crafting, etc., I feel very poorly about myself. Instead… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Learning From Mistakes {Week Nine}

What I’ve Been Loving – February 2019

Hello and welcome back to my blog! It has been months since I wrote a round-up post like this, and I feel like it's important for me to summarize my February. I don't usually say this, but the majority of February absolutely disappeared - we were a couple of days into the month, then suddenly we… Continue reading What I’ve Been Loving – February 2019

Interior Designer Adventures + Room Decor Haul!

Hello! I hope you're having a beautiful day. ❤ In today's post, I will be writing about an adventure I went on yesterday. It was early in the afternoon, and I had just gotten back from dropping off donations at our local Goodwill. My mom came outside when I was getting out of the car… Continue reading Interior Designer Adventures + Room Decor Haul!

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}

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}