Thoughts on turning the page…To 41

Thoughts on turning the page…To 41

Birthday Celebrations. That's right! It's my birthday! I'm singin' and dancin' that out ya'll! Thoughts on being 40. I had an amazing year of being 40. I grew by leaps and bounds. Pressing comfort zones both physically and mentally. It really felt like a coming into my own. Background. If you are new to my [...]

Lessons Learned While Practicing Gratitude

Lessons Learned While Practicing Gratitude

Gratitude. Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful. It is a readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. There have been numerous recent (and probably old ones as well) studies that show how practicing gratitude each day is good for our mental health. December tends to be a whirlwind of activity [...]

30 Days of… December Challenge

30 Days of… December Challenge

Monthly Challenge. Can you believe that it's almost December?! Given that my November Challenge was a cumbersome undertaking, I thought that I'd take on an easier challenge for December. Holiday time tends to make life a little more chaotic as well. Right?! Commercialism tends to take so much away from the season that I've decided [...]

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 [...]