30 Days Of…October Challenge

30 Days Of…October Challenge

  Monthly Challenge. If you've been reading my blog for a while... ok... for a month... then you know that during my year of being 40 (which started a few weeks ago), I plan to challenge myself each month with a "30 days of...". I will make the announcement some days prior to the upcoming [...]

What does your chill time look like?

What does your chill time look like?

  Chill. Relax. Chillax. Where, or when, or how, or with whom, do you find this place? That's what Nikki over at Flying Through Water has asked us to ponder this week. Originally, I thought I'd say yoga. Yoga. I shared a little about how yoga has been transformative in my life in this post. [...]

What Is Your Mantra?

What Is Your Mantra?

What is your mantra?   Mantra: /ˈmantrə/ (noun) - a statement or slogan repeated frequently. The origin of the word mantra is Sanskrit and its literal meaning is "a thought behind speech or action". Recently I read quite a few posts about having a personal mantra and then I skimmed  read through quite a bit more. The [...]

Moments of Gratitude

Moments of Gratitude

  Moments of Gratitude.   Reflect (verb) | think deeply or carefully about. Gratitude (noun) | the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. I am the reflecting type. If you've been following my blog for some time then that statement will come as no surprise to you. I [...]

Yoga Is Good For The Soul

Yoga Is Good For The Soul

Solitude. I am a person who requires moments of quiet. Anyone else with me on that? Sometimes I just need to recharge. Mental Health. I was never a person who "worked out".  I don't feel some great sense of enjoyment out of running, biking, or lifting weights. A treadmill makes me go absolutely stir crazy. [...]

Ambience & Hygge

Ambience & Hygge

  Hygge. What does that word even mean?! Ok.  Most of you probably already know since it was shortlisted by Oxford Dictionary to be a Word of the Year for 2016. I, however, live in the dark ages and stumbled across this word last Sunday. We were driving to my mother-in-law's and I was scrolling through [...]