self discovery

July 2019

What does it mean to have a judging personality trait?

Have you taken the personality test to know your personality type? Well I have and I’m an INTJ-A. This translates to: Introversion, Intuition, Thinker, Judging There is so much chatter about Introverted vs. Extroverted but we don’t see much time spent on the break down of the other traits that help make up our personalities. […]

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How I’m Learning to Embrace Beautiful Vulnerability

Well folks, here it is the second day that I’m co-hosting for #LoveBlog2019. I shared a little bit about my feelings on Instagram about writing today’s prompt – Vulnerability. I shared my thoughts with a picture of me hiding behind a SnapChat filter. It seemed fitting. Vulnerability isn’t something most of us like to share. […]

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How I Use the #LoveBlog for Self-Growth

This was my second year co-hosting the #LoveBlog. Each year I’ve discovered more about myself through the challenge and have expanded on my writing. The prompts are thought-provoking and motivating. I absolutely love reading the other participants points of views on the topics and seeing other perspectives. It is such a growth opportunity!  Through participating […]

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How Indulging in Your Guilty Pleasures Keep You Happy

Guilty Pleasures. I’m sitting here eating my third piece of cake this weekend thinking about what I want to write for my #loveblog prompt, guilty pleasures. Yes, third piece of cake. Saturday it was a rollerskating birthday party for my son’s step-cousin with a gorgeous unicorn cake with amazingly delicious fondant and icing, Saturday night it […]

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My Thoughts & Realizations about ‘Adventures for Your Soul’

I spent January reading ‘Adventures for your Soul’ by Shannon Kaiser. This book was filled with reminders of how to push towards your dreams and live to your full potential. She reminded me that to truly find our passions and live them we have to be true to ourselves, we have to love ourselves honestly […]

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7 Ways to Build a Strong & Healthy Mind

Building a strong and healthy mind is a key factor in leading a happy and healthy life. We must constantly be challenging our mind to expand to new ideas and new ways of thinking to keep growing. The saying goes, “Life is what we make it”, and that all starts in the mind. Here are […]

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How Yoga Changed My Life

I awoke that morning filled with energy. I climbed out of bed without the aches and pains I had felt so many mornings before. I could stretch my arms above my head without feeling sharpness in my neck, standing tall without the soreness in my knees. I stood in front of my closet that morning […]

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10 Ways Art Can Be Powerful Therapy

Did you know that practicing art or even by doing a craft it can act as a meditative practice for you? When we channel our energy into creating something it can have many therapeutic properties. 1.) Art is relaxing and has been proven to reduce stress and anxiety and decrease worry. 2.) It can teach […]

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Why Working Towards Minimalism Is Important To Me

I see a lot of posts about minimalism that focus on owning less stuff and de-cluttering, this isn’t what minimalism is about for me. For me, minimalism is more emotional than functional. Minimalism is about learning to make room for things that have meaning to my life, things that bring value and joy to me, […]

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Powerful Lessons of Discovery from Confusion

I found this poem in a folder from my childhood. This poem speaks of how I perceived confusion as a child. Confusion is the dark gray of a stormy sky It sounds like the crying of starving children The taste is of stale crackers And the smell of a salty sea An evil curse upon […]

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