Love Yourself First

I follow Dr. Joshua Wolrich on Instagram. His posts mainly center around calling out diet culture and wanting us to improve our relationship with food.The other day one of his post/captions said something along the lines of "improve your relationship with food before you try to lose weight." My initial reaction was one of, "I…

How to Not Make Yourself Wrong

"Don't make yourself wrong." - Mel RobbinsRead some of my older posts and you'll see I'm a total Mel Robbins groupie and that her coaching has changed how I think and see things. During January/February she did a free mindset reset program to kickoff 2019. Because it isn't a program you do on a timeline…

Listening to Your Inner Voice

When I was younger I knew what I wanted but didn't think I could obtain it. I was doing what I was told and going the direction I thought I should be going for other people. Younger me had some issues because I stopped listening to my voice; it got buried under the noise of…

Learning to Love My Body

"Since I was 17, I've always hated my body and it feels like my body's hated me. Can somebody find me a pill to make me unafraid of me."That's the first verse of P!nk's song "Happy" from her latest album, Hurts 2B Human. I was listening to "Courage," another great song off her newest album,…

Memorial Day

Today is Memorial Day in the U.S. of A. It's a day we honor and remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice, those who have died in service to their country.Thank-you for your service seems too little to say.

People are People

I'm guilty of it. You probably are too. We see a celebrity or someone we admire and we put them on a pedestal. They're not perfect, we know, but they have life figured out don't they?It's exciting to meet someone you admire; to meet someone you only see on TV or from afar on a…

Start With What You Know

I have the privilege of reading a free advance copy of "Finding God's Life for My Will: His Presence is the Plan" by Tenth Avenue North's lead singer, Mike Donehey, thanks to his launch team at WaterBrook & Multnomah. Towards the end of chapter one, he says something so simple yet profound, "I went with…

A Style to Call Your Own

A few years back I saw a video by SyleLikeU. This mother-daughter duo has changed the way I view beauty and style.In high school I had to wear a uniform that consisted of either khaki or navy blue bottoms and white, blue, or green collard shirts. To say that most days I felt uncomfortable would…

Consistency is Still Key

This month I participated Camp Nanowrimo. It's not as intense as Nanowrimo where your goal is to write a 50,000 word novel in the month of November. The goal of Camp Nano is whatever you want it to be.With Nanowrimo you start a whole new novel. With Camp Nano you can edit something you've already…

A Time of Reflection & Renewal

If you observe the Easter holiday or even if you don't, I hope yesterday was a beautiful day for you. It was a beautiful day here in the Orlando area.When I was growing up, Easter was always my favorite holiday. There was something about the season of Lent - a desolate time where you are…