CONFESSIONS OF AN ENVIOUS GODDESS

As women, we don’t like to reveal our confessions of envy to ANYONE, because if we were really being honest, we might come across as terrible, awful people. Luckily, I know I’m not a terrible and awful person. I am human. I have beautiful qualities and ugly, wart-covered qualities as well. And so do you. And so does everyone. Continue reading CONFESSIONS OF AN ENVIOUS GODDESS

WHAT I EAT IN A DAY, THE MEDITERRANEAN WAY

I will start off by saying that I mean no disrespect to The Mediterranean, and apologize in advance for my American-ized version of Mediterranean food. Mediterranean culture and cuisine make my soul burst with joy! So, I hope my food ideas come across as more of an ode than an insult. Here is my interpretation of The Mediterranean Diet in one day. Continue reading WHAT I EAT IN A DAY, THE MEDITERRANEAN WAY

LEARNING TO LOVE SUMMER

I am one of those backwards human beings who hates summer and loves winter. There are others like me, I am sure, who don’t do well in the heat (my beloved, deceased grandmother), but in general, I think that people trend towards the season of summer, and I am definitely the exception. However, over the last few years, I am learning to love summer. Okay, maybe not love, but accept??? Continue reading LEARNING TO LOVE SUMMER

4 STEPS TO FORGIVENESS

I will tell you right off the bat that the process of forgiveness is not a linear one, and the title of this article is more for sexiness. These steps do not guarantee a positive outcome, and they come from my own personal experience with forgiveness. However, my journey was powerful, and one that I don’t believe was reserved only for me. Continue reading 4 STEPS TO FORGIVENESS

I’M HORMONAL RIGHT NOW AND I CAN’T HELP IT

Yesterday, I was just not myself. I’m usually very goofy, upbeat, happy, energized, and very open. But yesterday, I was quiet, reserved, subdued, and almost numb. Yesterday also happened to be my late mother’s birthday, and I wondered if I was feeling blue because of that (she passed in 2017). But I’m still feeling rather blue today, and my menstrual calendar tells me that my feeling-like-shit-feelings are happening for a reason. Yep. It’s a week before my period. Continue reading I’M HORMONAL RIGHT NOW AND I CAN’T HELP IT

6 WAYS TO CURB YOUR SUGAR ADDICTION

I am definitely a sugar addict and I struggle with my sugar intake on a daily basis. However, I do think different people struggle with varying levels of cravings, and I consider myself lucky, because when I finally decide to wean myself off of sugar (I go in cycles and never really, truly give it up all together, but instead drastically reduce my intake), I really do make a commitment. The tips in this article are all specific and thoughtful examples that I have personally used to curb my sugar addiction. I hope you find them helpful as well. Continue reading 6 WAYS TO CURB YOUR SUGAR ADDICTION

GUEST POST: WHAT LIFEWITHLILRED WEARS TO FEEL LIKE A GODDESS

Lifewithlilred and I had so much fun with our last guest post that we decided to do it again, only this time, we embarked upon a dual-action, twin goddess post! Lilred came up with the idea for each of us to choose an outfit that makes us feel like a goddess, and then write a … Continue reading GUEST POST: WHAT LIFEWITHLILRED WEARS TO FEEL LIKE A GODDESS