How to Spot Gaslighting and Survive it

Have you ever listened to someone speak where nothing means anything and your reality seems to be made up? There is so much confusion, chaos and everything said is turned inside out? This is a phenomenon called “gaslighting” and I know we all had been hearing so much about it lately. “Gaslighting” is a term…

I’m Outgrowing People and That’s Ok

As we get older..we tend to outgrow things. We have outgrown our clothes, our tastes and there are certain things that we just aren’t going to do anymore. Have you outgrown Santa and the tooth fairy? Maybe you have outgrown wrestling your younger siblings or dainty little tea parties (can’t say that I have!)…it happens….

Opening Up Will Change Your Life

I used to be more outgoing in my young adult years. I wanted to be around everybody. I wanted to have get-togethers every weekend…now…not so much. As time has gone on and my focus has been more on raising productive members of society, I have turned into somewhat of a hermit. I rarely shared my…

My Top 5 Friendship Needs…

Science says that without friends, most people will die an early death. It’s true! In order for us to live a long, happy life, we need each other. We need friends! What we don’t need is a bunch of fair-weathered associates. We need some well-rounded, diverse and supported people to create our circle of friends…

You Don’t Have To Clap Back!

Before I found my Peace, I used to be a control freak. Yup, it’s true!! For one, I sometimes do take pride in having a Type A personality. When I let that run wild, I believe that I held myself back from enjoying life and truly being happy. Finally, one day it hit me(over and…

I’ve Got Good Intentions

I remember a time in my life when I was just existing. I had no real intentions at all, I was just going with the flow. At this time in my life, I am growing and living my life with intention….how about you? Some intention? Maybe just a little? We have to have some intention,…

Just Blessed

We spend so much time thinking about what we don’t have…it is time to really take a look at what we do have. The truth is, we are truly BLESSED I wake up every morning and see the sun and feel the fan blowing on my skin and I think to myself…He isn’t through with…

10 Reasons to Vacation Right Now!

  Now more than ever I love traveling! My boys are older so I am more inclined to get up and go, with or without them to get away from home and get some downtime. We all need it. We need to be able to remove ourselves from the “every day” and refill our tanks….

Why Have Boundaries?

No matter how much I have accomplished in this life, I know that I am capable of achieving so much more. I am capable of finding what it is that I am looking for…even if I am not quite sure what exactly that looks like right now. I am definitely capable of being happier than…

4 Reasons You Should Be Picky

We cannot be afraid to say no! I have learned over the years to be choosy about saying yes. You have to trust yourself. I am not saying that you have to turn down every new opportunity that comes your way. Know your comfort zone and know the difference between stepping out of it and…