Joy Found

Ever lost your joy or felt like running away from your life? After a stressful few months, I was anticipating a break and a fresh beginning in the quest for my one word: joy. But instead I limped into the new year needing joy more than ever.  So began my search for #FindingJoy. Now a …

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Thankful in it All

One of the best lessons of my life has been learning to be thankful in less than desirable situations. This shift of perspective did not come through easy, happy or joyful moments in life, but in the most painful. But this attitude and perspective shift has allowed more grace, peace, love and joy to fill …

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Say Yes to the Best!

Talking more than listening. Sitting more than moving. Mindless eating more than thoughtful consumption.  My list of yielding to temptations stretches forever. The desire to do what we want instead of what we need for our wellness, relationships, and work/home balance is an endless battle. Yet, there is a way to win this war. Having …

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Purging Procrastination

Procrastination has been on my mind and heart lately. It’s not good to procrastinate, but still we do it. It’s a bad habit like eating the last cookie, having drive-thru dinner, or lounging instead exercising. Limiting or eliminating procrastination is a lesson I’ve learned too often the hard way, yet, it still ensnares me. It’s …

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Choose Conscious over Convenience

Pumpkin spice, chilly nights, and tailgate bites-yes autumn has arrived in all its glory. The calendar turns to October and suddenly the holidays loom. Autumn winds shift and additional commitments and pounds accumulate like layers on a caramel apple. Soon, a new year dawns and we regret our wellness choices from months earlier. Don’t you …

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