The 2010's have come and gone and as I reflected on this past year, it goes without saying that this past decade has been an incredibly transformative one. To say it was a decade of growing up would be a grand underestimation. Instead, it was more about life and a no holds barred approach to … Continue reading A Defining Decade
Whether we want to acknowledge it or not, half of 2019 has come and gone. Now as this post is being read, more of this year is slipping passed us. It's scary to think of how real the cliche that "time flies" has become and that time is moving faster than we are. I looked … Continue reading Halfway Mark
The power of little act of kindness can have a ripple effect to literally in small and big ways change the lives of others. Never underestimate the power of little acts, as those moments can be enough to inspire, to change, to smile – and that, my friends, is pretty incredible.
The 17th of each month marks another month that my best friend is no longer here. But I don't normally look at the 17th as any different as the 16th, or the 18th, or the 2nd or the 28th. They are all days without him. I have learned over the nearly two and half years … Continue reading 822 Days
The past several weeks, I have been in in a pseudo stage of writer's block – feeling uninspired and unmotivated to dedicate the time to the passion I love. Then one day, when scrolling through news on Twitter and checking what was trending, I noticed the hashtag #WhyIWrite. It was in honor of October 20 … Continue reading Why I Write
My perspective on life has been a roller coaster. I've gone from believing "everything happens for a reason" to "life is incredibly cruel and unfair" with thinking life is beautiful to being distraught at its random destruction. While Life is going to throw us curve-balls of blessings and curses, there is one truth that we … Continue reading Active In Happiness
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
I want to first set a disclaimer that I have no expertise in mental health. Rather, just my own personal experience with loss and grief, which has triggered my own bouts of depression and anxiety. Even those words "depression" and "anxiety" seem heavy for what I'm feeling. They could be unwarranted, and they may be … Continue reading Beyond Awareness