February Gratitude List

Hey friends! It’s the last day of February and I wanted to end this month with a list of the things that I am grateful for and that have brought me the most joy over the past 29 days. You’ve heard the term “Count your blessings” right? It may seem like just an old saying…

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5 Tips for Handling Mean People

It’s a well known fact. People can be mean. Like really mean. I’m not talking about the woman who rolled her eyes at you in line at the store or the thumbs down on your YouTube video…I’m talking about the intentionally-trying-to-get-under-your-skin-and-make-you-feel-less-than kind of mean. When I was a kid, I remember thinking that when I…

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Spending Time Alone

Did you know that solo time is healthy? (all the introverts in the house said HECK YEAH). Really though, it is. Our world is loud, busy, overstimulated and full of interaction. Every once in a while it is healthy to take time away from the noise and spend sometime with yourself. There are benefits to…

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5 Healthy Habits for Mental Wellness

______________________________________________________________________________ *Note* This post may contain affiliate links. As an amazon affiliate member I earn from qualifying purchases. ______________________________________________________________________________ The habits we keep can improve our lives or be detrimental to our lives. Habits are defined as “routines of behavior that are repeated regularly and tend to occur subconsciously”. Naturally, because we are human, we…

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5 Questions to ask Yourself in 2020

In my grandmother’s house in Barbados there’s a growth chart on the back of the door in the bedroom my brother and I stayed in as kids. In my childhood home there was also a growth chart tracking my height each year. As kids we’re kind of obsessed with checking our height. Have you ever…

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A little Encouragement and New Things

I’m stressed fam. It’s week three of January and I’m at that point already where I’m asking myself “have I bitten off more than I can chew?” “Did I over estimate my potential?” “Can I really do this?” About a minute ago, those thoughts were stressing me out and I was going to write about…

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2020 Theme: Live Life Authentically

Welcome to 2020 my friends. We’ve made it. You made it. I’m so proud of you, of us. If you’ve been with me for a while then you already know about my yearly themes. But just in case you don’t…For the past few years I have come up with a theme for the year. This…

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My 2020 Stop Doing List

I want to take a different approach to the way I engage with the upcoming new year. In previous years I did the usual thing; I set new goals, added new items to my “do these things to be successful” list and set an ideal weight to strive towards. Although it’s been semi successful, I’m…

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12 am thoughts – 2020 Wrap up

It’s about 20 minutes after midnight and I’m tired, very tired actually but not ready to sleep just yet. Do you ever just feel that heavy pressure, not quite anxiety level but just a steady pressure to fix your entire life in one day? I’m right there right now. Maybe it’s being spurred on by…

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