#selfreflection

Archives

I am not perfect.

I am not perfect. I have anxiety sometimes that makes me edgy. I am awful about washing my face and taking out my contacts at night. I am impatient in most areas of my life. I put too much on my plate and then burn out routinely. I drive too fast sometimes. I don’t meditate […]

Read More
Archives

10 Powerful Life Lessons That Will Make You Happier

I have been thinking of writing a post of this sort for a few years now…well since the year I turned thirty…this coming August I’ll be turning thirty-four…guess I felt I still had some lessons to learn before I was ready to share. I used to think that roadblocks, delays or procrastination were forms of failure. […]

Read More
Archives

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 […]

Read More
Archives

Why I’m Putting Myself First

Earlier this week I wrote about the anxiety I was feeling and how much it had been kicking my butt and overwhelming my brain. This week I made it a goal to focus on myself and my goals, after all it is a new month and for me that always presents itself as a new […]

Read More
Archives

20 Things That Make Me Smile

A good day starts with a good thought. Wake up every morning and think happy things to get your day going. I made a list of twenty things that make me smile. A simple trick but a trick that works – If you’re feeling a little down, think of something wonderful in your life. Gratitude […]

Read More
Archives

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 […]

Read More
Archives

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 […]

Read More
Archives

Why It’s Important to Nurture Yourself First

This phrase has stuck with me for several years now, “The grass is greener where you water it.”    So many times we look at others and their lives, especially with all the social media “glamour” out there nowadays, that we wonder what it would be like to be in their shoes. The thing is, […]

Read More
Archives

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, […]

Read More
Archives

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 […]

Read More
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons