Living Out Loud; Without Apology

OK, maybe I need to explain myself. For the rest of this year, 2020, I am not going to be self conscious, not going to be concerned about what people think of me, not going to try too hard, not going to care if people think I am showing off or begging for attention. I…

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…

10 Health Benefits of Ginger That Have Made Me a Big Fan

Ginger is said to be one of the healthiest spices on the planet. Loaded with bioactive compounds and nutrients, it has very powerful benefits for your brain as well as your body. Ginger is a flowering plant that finds its origin in China. It belongs to the Zingiberacesae family and it is related to turmeric…

I Stopped Chasing Perfection

I think have spent most of my adult life chasing a certain number in my bank account, a certain number on the scale…friends…careers…you know where I am going. I wanted everything that made me look like I had it all together. I know that I am not the only one. SO….what “perfect” thing have you…

Vitamin K- The Forgotten

Vitamin K is a group of compounds. There is K1 which is found in plants. K2 is synthesized in our intestinal tract and present in animal products and fermented food. Vitamin K has a reputation for promoting blood clotting. It also contributes to strong bones and heart, lowering cancer risks, and protects against diabetes and…

Sipping Tea: The Benefits of Chamomile

So I am a lover of tea. I used to drink a lot of sweet tea but now I am strictly hot teas and I do not sweeten them so I try a lot of different flavors to get my mind off of wanting to sweeten them. So chamomile is made using dried chamomile flowers….

So Much More Than You Think

I don’t know why, but self-worth is a confusing thing to many. Emotions move from one extreme to the other. One minute you just know you are the *ish and the next you feel worthless. Emotions can make us crazy! We have all had moments of low self-worth which is honestly ludicrous to me because…

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,…

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….

Have You Heard Of Smudging?

Have you heard of smudging? It is becoming more popular as of late but Native Americans and indigenous people have burned sage for centuries as a part of a spiritual ritual to cleanse a person or space of negative energy, and to promote healing and wisdom. It has been used since Roman times to treat…