health, Lifestyle

Living Your Best Life in 2021 Part Two: Make Time Each Day for Simple Pleasures

Happy Wednesday! We are well into our second week of a brand-new year, and it seems that 2021 has taken on a ‘hold my beer,’ persona. You know what? It’s fine. We are all fine. You know why? Because the only person who can make or break your day is you. If you’re focused on… Continue reading Living Your Best Life in 2021 Part Two: Make Time Each Day for Simple Pleasures

health, Lifestyle

Living Your Best Life in 2021 Part One: Learning to Recognize and Minimize Your Fears

Happy Thursday! Scrolling through social media is eye-opening. I have so many thoughts as I scroll through my feed and read the posts of those around me. While it can be fun and enjoyable, a fun way to connect with loved ones far away and to keep in touch with people who were part of… Continue reading Living Your Best Life in 2021 Part One: Learning to Recognize and Minimize Your Fears

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Living Your Best Life in 2021 Part One: No More Living in Fear

Happy New Year! It’s the first week of a brand-new year, and I think I speak for many (if the statuses I saw all morning on social media are any indication of how people feel) when I say that it was nice to begin the new year on a Thursday evening so that it all… Continue reading Living Your Best Life in 2021 Part One: No More Living in Fear

gratitude, health, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Bye, Negativity

Happy Wednesday, loves! How many negative thoughts have you had this morning? Hazard a guess. I’ve probably had dozens already, and it’s first thing in the morning. Honestly, it’s so hard not to find negative thoughts creeping in these days. Any day, really, but these days it’s almost impossible not to feel negative more often… Continue reading Bye, Negativity

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Quick Tips When You’re In A Funk

Happy Friday, loves! Do you ever find yourself in a total funk? It’s like a weird place where you’re present in life, but you feel almost as if you’re looking at your life unfolding before you from up above; almost like a dream, if I’m putting it into a tangible concept. You can’t put your… Continue reading Quick Tips When You’re In A Funk

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10 Quotes and Verses to Help You When You Feel Out of Control

Day 12 Honestly, I have no idea what day we are on quarantine-wise. The official timeline for us was on March 16, so we are just sitting here 12 days in and really trying to make the most of a horrible situation. Family walks. Long runs. Lots of power yoga at home. Lots of FaceTime… Continue reading 10 Quotes and Verses to Help You When You Feel Out of Control

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Blessings in Disguise Amid A Global Pandemic: Find the Good

Day 5 Today marks the fifth day we’ve been in the midst of our social distancing operation. No school, no cheer practice, no gym. Those are the big changes during the week. Otherwise, not much has changed. My husband and I both work from home and always have, so we aren’t adjusting to any new… Continue reading Blessings in Disguise Amid A Global Pandemic: Find the Good

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Talking to Your Kids About COVID-19

I won’t start with my typical Happy Tuesday because I’m aware this is not a happy time for most. In fact, it’s a terrifying time for many. For those who are susceptible to COVID-19 – or the Corona Virus – such as the elderly and those with compromised immune systems. For parents who fear the… Continue reading Talking to Your Kids About COVID-19

Beauty, health, Uncategorized

A Beautiful Smile Made Simple with Smile Brilliant

Growing older is exciting, and I should know. I just turned 36, and I’ve never felt more confident, happier, or more beautiful in my life. Growing older doesn’t scare me, but that’s because my grandmother – who is as beautiful as ever even after a century of living – taught me that there are two… Continue reading A Beautiful Smile Made Simple with Smile Brilliant

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Monday Motivation: Five Ways to Get Motivated Any Day of the Week

Happy Monday, loves! It’s so hard to find motivation sometimes, right? I go through off and on periods where I’m super motivated to do all the things, and then there are days that I don’t want to do any of the things. But, there are a few things that I’ve come to notice about my… Continue reading Monday Motivation: Five Ways to Get Motivated Any Day of the Week