Why Discipline May Be Overrated

I recently had a change of heart. There was a concept I once stood by and now I am realizing that I may have been wrong the entire time. Crazy concept, right? A few months back, I was talking to my friend about the importance of being disciplined. I said that motivation is fleeting and…

Your Hidden Addiction Is Harming You

Some addictions are obvious. Alcohol, drugs, sex, and gambling are the most commonly spoken of but there are plenty of more. What is an addiction? Addiction is defined as “the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity” or “a disease resulting from changes in brain chemistry caused by compulsive…

Notes Before The Weekend: Embracing Both Sides Of Me

Hi there! This week was my first time adjusting to my new schedule since I quit my corporate marketing job. I thought I’d fill you guys in on what I have been up to this week. Monday morning felt sort of surreal. I woke up early and went for a walk and it felt both…

I Tried Yoga At A Studio: Here’s What Happened

A couple years ago I hated yoga. I thought it was boring and kind of weird. My friend invited me to a yoga class and I turned it down thinking why would I want to do yoga? That’s not a real workout. She told me that it’s not about sweating or losing weight, it is…

How To Improve Your Mood By Using Scent In Your Home

Scent is an extremely powerful tool that has the unique ability to transport you to another time and place. It also has the ability to transform your mood and improve your day. I have always loved scent. I love that a smell can remind you of a particular person or moment. I remember when I…

Get Inspired: Quotes That Encourage Positive Thinking

Your life is only as good as your mindset. If you want a positive life, that means you are going to have to maintain a positive mindset. Positive thinking is not dependent on your experiences, it is the result of consistent effort and a will to always see the bright side no matter what your…

Happiness Hacks: How To Find Your Purpose

What Do You Do? That question sounds very broad. You might be thinking “what do I do? I do a lot of things.” If so, good for you, because most of us do just a couple things over and over again. Take a moment and think about what a week in your life looks like….

Why “Fast” Culture is Ruining You And How To Slow Down

Fast food, fast fashion, fast pick ups and deliveries, no one wants anything if they can’t have it quickly. We want what we what we want and we want it 5 minutes ago. These days, days no one wants to work for anything. No one would ever try to sell something to you saying that…

How Finding My Old Scrapbook Taught Me About Myself

About a week ago I came across my old obsession: my high school scrapbook. If you are unfamiliar with what a scrapbook is, let me fill you in. A scrapbook is basically a method of preserving and presenting your history. It could be personal photos, cut outs from magazines, ticket stubs, etc. Guys, I cannot…

A Day In Photos: Birthdays and Breakfast

The past week couple of weeks been a very celebratory time in my family. I have been wanting to post this but have gotten sidetracked because I have been trying to get caught up on some work. As I mentioned in a previous post, my sister Briana and my cousin both turned 25 this past…

5 Step Healthy Morning Routine

Mornings are such a precious time of the day. I love how peaceful and quaint mornings are when the sun slowly rises and streams through the windows. The beginning of the day is a very crucial time because it sets the tone for the remainder of the day, either leading to positive habits or harmful…