IMPROVE YOUR LIFE BY LEARNING TO LISTEN

I am a decent listener in some aspects. In other areas, not so much. First off, I love to talk. I love to express and I love to share. You would think that would make me a terrible listener. However, I ultimately enjoy making authentic connections with others, and I know enough to know that you can’t connect with people unless you REALLY listen to them and take a genuine interest in what they have to say. It’s called “being a good conversationalist” and I think I have that on lockdown. However, there is always room for improvement. Continue reading IMPROVE YOUR LIFE BY LEARNING TO LISTEN

HOW BLOGGING CHANGED MY LIFE

My life changed when I started my blog and the story is really rather inspirational. I never really put the pieces together when I first began blogging, but sometimes you need distance from something in order to see the magic of it. I have been blogging for almost four years now, and I love it more than I ever thought I would. Continue reading HOW BLOGGING CHANGED MY LIFE

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

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

WHAT I WEAR TO FEEL LIKE A GODDESS

This is another lifewithlilred inspired post, and I have to say, lilred moved me slightly out of my comfort zone for this one–which is why it’s a perfect Goddess Attainable topic. The life of a goddess is not about remaining static and staying stuck (although of course, that’s always part of life, so don’t panic if you’re feeling stuck), but rather taking chances, embracing opportunities for growth, and essentially, risking making a complete ass of yourself. Continue reading WHAT I WEAR TO FEEL LIKE A GODDESS

MANAGING YOUR EMOTIONS WHILE MANIFESTING YOUR DREAMS

I am not the first person to ever write about the art of manifestation, and I’m sure I won’t be the last. However, speaking from personal experience, I can say that the emotional roller coaster that we go through when we are trying to manifest something is really, really difficult, and not often talked about. Continue reading MANAGING YOUR EMOTIONS WHILE MANIFESTING YOUR DREAMS

MAPPING MY DESIRES FOR 2021

Living our dreams just kind looks like life. But we can truly be the ruler of our lives if we can just muster up the courage to admit that we do have a bit of an idea of how we might like our lives to go, and what we might want to feel like along the way. We aren’t allowed to dictate how those dreams arrive, but we can certainly make ourselves available to The Universe’s wisdom, and open ourselves to receive The Universe’s offerings. Our dream lives will follow. We all deserve this right, and we are all capable of walking this path. Continue reading MAPPING MY DESIRES FOR 2021

WHAT I EAT IN A DAY TO DETOX FROM THE HOLIDAYS

The older I get, the more I realize how long I want to live, and the more important my health and wellness become to me. During this period of detox, I have been trying to focus on eating tons and tons of vegetables and fruits, along with healthy grains. I’m also doing my best to avoid sugar and fat. Continue reading WHAT I EAT IN A DAY TO DETOX FROM THE HOLIDAYS

MY TOP 8 FAVORITE ESSENTIAL OILS

Remember to treat essential oils with respect, as you would anything in nature. Nature can be mysterious, unpredictable, incredibly loving, and incredibly terrifying, all at the same time. Even though we are just talking about a little bottle of liquid here, remember that this little bottle of liquid contains incredibly pure entities from the wild. Never forget, and always remember to just treat your oils, and the entire process, with respect and humility. Continue reading MY TOP 8 FAVORITE ESSENTIAL OILS