“You’re Going to be Happy, Said Life, But First I’ll Make You Strong”

  Sometimes life hits us over the head with a frying pan. We are going about our business and then something seemingly out of blue comes and derails our path. Sometimes we just need that reality check in order to be reminded of what we are made of. Conflict is a part of life. Obstacles … More “You’re Going to be Happy, Said Life, But First I’ll Make You Strong”

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December Feels – Embrace the Journey, Not the Calendar

Wow, it’s already December 1st – signalling the winding down of yet another year. As each year comes and goes, I look at the whole cycle as simply, continuous evolution. No more of this, oh let me think about what my new year’s resolution is going be so that I can break it before the … More December Feels – Embrace the Journey, Not the Calendar

May the Beauty of the Season Shine Through the Darkness

It’s been a somber few days this week. I had to attend the funeral of a child that recently passed away. We know death is a part of life. I’m sure we have all given ourselves that same pep talk over and over – but it is so much more difficult to comprehend when it’s … More May the Beauty of the Season Shine Through the Darkness

Sibling Love: “Not always eye to eye, but always heart to heart.” — Unknown

Yesterday I had some much-needed time with my siblings. It was long overdue and it felt great catching up. I know that negativity and chaos constantly surrounds us, unfortunately, but the events from the recent past just particularly made me feel really sad and just made me want to try extra harder to made sure … More Sibling Love: “Not always eye to eye, but always heart to heart.” — Unknown

It’s Okay to Not Always Want to Keep it Together

Sometimes we get so caught up in putting on a positive front that we almost forget that we are human and that our emotions will get the best of us eventually. Just know that it’s okay to feel this way. Life was not meant to be always be peaches and cream. It’s all about finding … More It’s Okay to Not Always Want to Keep it Together