Tag Archives : happiness

how to show self love

Self Love: Stop Saying, Start Doing

Life Lessons I Wish I Knew Earlier One thing I have been struggling with lately is the difference between saying and doing.  When you say you are taking a nap, it isn’t true until you actually lie down, close your eyes, and sleep for a period of time.  It is the same idea with all thoughts and actions.  I can…

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stop settling

Life is too short for bad coffee

Why you don’t deserve to settle To keep the name authentic, I did in fact sit down to right this directly after I brewed a horrible pot of coffee.  I was in an awkward situation because I had used my last bit of almond milk in the mug that was tainted with that pot of coffee so I was tempted to suck…

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Reasons to Smile When Life Isn’t Perfect

Why is smiling so great? Because smiling is more than a simple facial movement; rather, it can change the entire emotional state of your mind and body.  I’m not kidding, I’m about to go all science on you so get ready. Here is how smiling makes you happier… When you smile you contract muscles in your face– let’s call them smiling…

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Healthy and Happy Back to School Tips

Healthy And Happy College Livin’ Winter break is coming to a close and back to school is quickly approaching.  If you are like me, and the millions of other students in the world you probably made some sort of  ‘live healthier’ ,  ‘get organized’, or other mental and physical health new years goal.   And, good news is that if…

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Perfection Revisited

30 Day Blogging Challenge #29 One major thing I’ve learned during this blogging challenge– I like to word vomit.  I really do. It’s fun. Let’s go back to my little ~chat~ on perfection.  The notion of perfection isn’t real, what is real is you.  As a society we build these walls, and we build these canvases of so-called standards that are impossible…

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Tips To Balance a Busy Life

30 Day Blogging Challenge #23 Do you know the days when you feel like you were hit by a bus full of shit to do, when you have so much on your to do list that you don’t know where to start? Those days, yeah they happen, that’s life, it’s great. I wrote and entire eBook on how to successfully…

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Let’s Talk Passion

30 Day Blogging Challenge #21 Ready to word vomit in 3, 2… 1. I preach all of the time to live your passion– to know what you want and to take it.  From that comes the question, how do you find your passion?  Sure, you can google ideas, you can take some personality quizzes, you can ask friends, but here’s…

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Your Monday Challenge

30 Day Blogging Challenge #20 I have been blogging everyday for 20 days now… what. Yes. Honestly, it has been tough, there have been days where the last thing I wanted to do was sit down and write because there were a million other things on my to do list.  But, blogging makes me happy, therefore, as a self-loving gift…

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You’re Not Selfish

30 Day Blogging Challenge #18 Far too often we are so busy hiding in fear that we cannot chase our dreams (yes– I’ve said this before). What is one of the biggest fears we collectively have? Others.   We fear what people will think of us. We fear if what we do will make others happy. We fear what will…

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