IV Hydration: I Did It!

My digestive system is a “hot mess”. In addition to seeking medical care, I am making some dietary changes with the hopes of helping my body to heal. My biggest battle has been with my daily dark roast caffeinated cups of coffee. I am that two coffee maker owner kind of girl. The girl whoseContinue reading “IV Hydration: I Did It!”

She’s So Negative: There’s A Reason For That

How many times have you accused someone of being so negative? Or has anyone ever called you a “negative Nancy”? It seems that human nature causes us to focus on the negative more than the positive. According to a whole lot of research out there, these negative tendencies occur because our brain is wired toContinue reading “She’s So Negative: There’s A Reason For That”

Oxytocin Anyone?

I always wondered why my mood drastically improves after one of my “highway driving singing sessions”. For me, a “highway driving singing session” involves a little more than turning the volume up and singing along. A “highway driving singing session” means I am putting on a full concert from my seat for everyone I driveContinue reading “Oxytocin Anyone?”

“Bad Bitches” Have Bad Days

“Bad Bitches Have Bad Days” is the phrase that came into my head when I initially began thinking about this post. In my mind, there needed to be a conversation about allowing women to “just be” without judgment. And, I still believe that is a conversation we should have. Just not today. Today I wantContinue reading ““Bad Bitches” Have Bad Days”

3 Myths About Mindful Meditation

According to mindful.org, mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. According to Wikipedia, meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique to train attention and awareness to achieve a mentally clearContinue reading “3 Myths About Mindful Meditation”

Glass 1/2 Full: 3 Things The Pandemic Allowed Me To Focus On

I know it might be hard to believe that anyone can take anything positive from the year 2020. And as we move into 2021, many of us are beginning to wonder, is there any end in sight. While 2020 and 2021, thus far, have not created ideal circumstances, many of us, as we hunker downContinue reading “Glass 1/2 Full: 3 Things The Pandemic Allowed Me To Focus On”

I’m Living My Best Life: Insecure and All

INSECURITY Lack of self-confidence or assurance; self doubt. Why is the word INSECURITY such a bad word in our world today? I do not like how the world forces us to internalize so much garbage by labeling us as weak or damaged when we dare to show a side other than the emotionally well, wonderfulContinue reading “I’m Living My Best Life: Insecure and All”

Massive Meltdown? No Worries: 7 Things To Help You Reset and Recover

The pressure of being disconnected from the world as I know it, coupled with some personal challenges, finally got to me yesterday. I had a MM (code for massive meltdown), like ugly cry and all. When Chadwick Boseman died, I watched Amanda Seales share the overwhelming grief she felt about his untimely death, her personalContinue reading “Massive Meltdown? No Worries: 7 Things To Help You Reset and Recover”

How Are You?: 5 Things To Combat The COVID Blues

When COVID first hit and we were required to stay at home, I was probably a little too excited. I was burned out and saw the opportunity as a way to restore myself… That was in March! April, I was still enjoying my time at home! May still enjoying! By June, I was starting toContinue reading “How Are You?: 5 Things To Combat The COVID Blues”

The 5,4,3,2,1 Method: A Tool I Use When I Need to Center Myself and Re-Focus

Accomplishing goals via hard work is all I know. That, coupled with my self-diagnosis of imposter syndrome, makes me a tad bit excessive. Well, maybe you can take the word tad out. Okay, and the word bit. I am in a complete zone ( code for I go overboard) when working. And, according to myContinue reading “The 5,4,3,2,1 Method: A Tool I Use When I Need to Center Myself and Re-Focus”