Overcoming the Fear of the Future

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Caroline McKeown was back with another #DearCaroline vlog on overcoming the anxiety of uncertainty and the fear of the future. She says that this is one of her biggest fears, and it has pushed her back so many times. Especially now, when no one knows what’s going to happen next due to COVID, many teens are struggling …

Don’t Let Stress Steal Your Joy

Planning a wedding during COVID has hands down been one of the most stressful things of my life. I had everything planned early, to prevent the stress I am feeling now. And then COVID messed up every single plan, and we were back at step 1, preplanning a wedding in a short amount of time. There have been countless meltdowns, …

We Can Always Bounce Back and Begin Again

Does anyone else seem to always kill their plants? No matter what I do, sunshine, no sunshine or too much sunshine, watering too much or too little, I can’t ever seem to get it just right. Today it has been downpouring with thunder and lightning. After a few hours of the rain coming down hard, I realized my plants that …

Mental Health Advocate + Author Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Rebecca Hilliard, mental health advocate and author, took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health. Check out her bio below! Rebecca Hilliard is a mental health advocate and author of the books ‘A World Locked Away’ and ‘Heaven’s Heartbeat’. She uses her experiences with mental illness to help and encourage others. What she wants …

How to Make the Most of Your Summer

Caroline McKeown is back this #WarriorWednesday with her vlog #AskCaroline to discuss how to make the most of this summer! She talks about how it’s important to look at the bright side of things and use positive thoughts to cancel out negative ones. She also recommends doing things that you love and keep yourself busy! Watch the video to see …

Each Moment is Part of Our Story of Growth

Honesty time, because that is what this blog is for and because my blogs resonate with what I’m feeling in that moment. I am having a tough time posting my blogs. I have this well-constructed goal in my head to post every Monday. Sometimes I ask myself why I have that goal, but I am always reminded when someone tells …

There’s Always Someone to Help Pick You Up

During a race at a track meet, if someone ever falls down for an injury and can’t finish the race, it is the most beautiful thing when another person sacrifices their own race to pick that person up and cross the finish line together. I think this act of kindness shows just how much we sometimes need others to help …