The Power of Positive Thinking

The Power of Positive Thinking - it was the motto on my recent trip to Maui. You see, even when you travel to paradise, things can go incredibly wrong. Whether it was delayed flights, missing luggage, a thought-to-be-lost wallet, or exploring the unknown, the power of positive thinking never failed us. Positive thinking can be hoping … Continue reading The Power of Positive Thinking

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11 Essential Checkpoints On the Roadmap to Better Confidence

I've written about how I have struggled with confidence and self-esteem. In a nutshell not only do I struggle in believing in my own capabilities, but I struggle to believe I am capable of achieving what I'm passionate about. I've decided to confront this problem head-on and create for myself a roadmap to meet greater … Continue reading 11 Essential Checkpoints On the Roadmap to Better Confidence

Building Confidence

I'm reading a new book When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn't the Life You Want and it is loaded with stories of people who jump from careers that are just ehh to passions that are snap crackle pop (great metaphor, I know!). I've only gotten through the first section of the book, which focuses … Continue reading Building Confidence

Spiritual Direction

There tends to be a toss-up between my indecisiveness and impatience for what tends to be my greatest flaw. But a few years ago, I embarked on a journey that allowed me to tap into and start working on the former as a way to understand the power and importance of discernment.  This journey was … Continue reading Spiritual Direction

6 Important Lessons About Self-Care

In a previous blog, I discussed how I felt that a simple way to combat the mental strains of feeling anxious, down, etc. can be lessened through self-care. Again, let me reiterate I am not an expert in mental health simply a person in grief and as a result, has faced struggles with depression and … Continue reading 6 Important Lessons About Self-Care

9 Great Ways to Care for Yourself

I've been prioritizing self-care in my life and while I indulged in some practices that I never have before, I've also gone to old reliables that make me feel fulfilled. If you are looking to be more attentive to self-care, I found these practices were some of the best: 1.) Journaling I'm a writer by … Continue reading 9 Great Ways to Care for Yourself

Milestone Reflections

Another year older, another wiser? When I was asked a couple days ago by my coworkers what were the highlights of the past year of life, I shrugged it off like it wasn't a very special year. Truth is, 26 was probably the most eventful year of my life yet, but I almost forgot about … Continue reading Milestone Reflections