Cheers to 100 Blogs of Self-Growth for You & Me!

I didn’t know what to write about this week, so I asked my fiance what would be a good topic and he mentioned how I might be getting close to my 100th post, and guess what? This is actually my 100th post! I figured this would be a great time to reflect. 100 posts of self-love, positivity, motivation, and mental …

I Hope This Tough Time Teaches Us that We All Have Mental Health

When I first heard about coronavirus, I felt the way many of us felt, that it was sad what was happening but felt too far away to feel real to us or to see that it was a big deal. The classic, “this won’t affect me” mindset. Growing up, I always thought mental health problems was someone else’s problem. I …

Appreciating Delayed Gratification

So many of us often seek out instant gratification. We want results and we want them immediately. It happens when we go to the gym to get more fit and get frustrated when we don’t see progress in a few days. It happens when we start therapy and expect to figure out our entire struggles after just one hour session, …

Strength Kept You Fighting Through 2019

This is my last blog post of 2019 and my 52nd blog post this year. Each post shared a different moment—whether happy or sad—of my life to help spark discussions for you with other people or within yourself. Within those blog posts was a life that I lived everyday, full of both blessings and pain. But I’m sure it was …

It’s Okay if You Need a Break from Social Media

It often feels like there is pressure to always be posting on social media, especially if your job requires you to have some type of social media presence. I was actually applying to speak at a conference, and one of the questions asked me what my social media following was, and because of that question, I decided to close out …

Choose Gratefulness Today and Every Day

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and often times our practice of gratefulness has come and gone as well. With Thanksgiving, we feel thankful for what we have, no matter how big or how small. For many of us, we get to spend time with family and friends and eat lots and lots of food, so inevitably, we feel thankful. We …