• Faith,  Motherhood,  My Journal

    Finding Balance In Your Life

    If your anything like most people you may be feeling like your living in chaos due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We are all told to stay home, & stay safe. But we’re not told how to work 40 hours at home, while also trying to home school our kids. We haven’t been told how to get the gratification of a hug without being able to touch other humans. We don’t know the excitement that comes along gathering with friends and family until its no longer an option. We are left feeling stressed out and completely burned out with no outlet.    Finding balance looks different for everyone, especially in times like…

  • My Journal

    We Are All Broken

    As I get older it’s clear to me that we are all broken people that need to be rescued. I am writing this during a season of heartbreak and struggle.  That seems to be my life for the past few years. If I am being honest, it feels as if my whole life has been a never-ending season of heartbreak. I see a ray of sunshine, I feel it on my skin, but when I look up a storm starts approaching and by the time I get back inside I am drenched in pain. When I was young I taught myself that people can’t be trusted. I let the things people…

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    5 Things I Cannot Live Without

    One thing that helps me keep a positive attitude is self-reflection. Maybe you don’t really care about what 5 things I cannot live without. But I urge you to continue reading for inspiration on your own life. Keeping a journal about things you are thankful for can often improve your mood and give you a greater overall sense of happiness. When deciding what 5 things you cannot live with out be sure to jot down the first things that come to mind. We often tend to over think things, especially when it comes to things we are thankful for. I jotted down the first 5 things that popped in my head that would set…

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    The What If Game- Social Anxeity

    I am not a medical professional. I have lived with mental illness my whole life and the information provided is from my own personal experience. If you or someone you know is suffering from mental illness please contact a local health care provider or visit Better Help to talk to a certified therapist online at a affordable price. Walking into a room full of people can be the scariest circumstance for some people. True Fact: I was one of those people & some times I still struggle. I tend to find myself playing the what if game which only causes my anxiety to raise. What if I say something stupid? What if I don’t…

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    What I Learned From My Volleyball Coach

    I’ll never forget my first day of trying out for Volleyball in 2007. My coaches famous words that day really stuck with me:“If you’re early, you’re on time. If you’re on time, you’re late. If you’re late, whelp, don’t even bother coming.”I am not sure if this quote is something my coach read somewhere else, or if she made it up herself, but I think it’s more than just those words she spoke that give me this sense of comfort. High School at times feels like a blur. I think in some ways a lot of people feel this way. Whether you were drowning in school work, partying too hard,…

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    5 Reasons Coffee is Amazing

    As I sit here trying to think of something to write about for this week’s blog post, I can’t help but dream about my Caramel Iced Macchiato with Extra Caramel Drizzle. Yep, that is my guilty pleasure. The reason I leave my house when I have no errands to run. The reason I spend too much money on coffee. Must I continue? Anyways, it made me want to find excuses for this expensive addictive habit of mine. Other than the fact it is delicious, it just honestly makes me feel so good! So I decided to do this blog for 5 Reasons Coffee is Amazing. Now before you skip ahead to…

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    8 Ideas When You Need To Spend Time Alone & Recharge

    Lets be honest, Sometimes doing things for ourselves just doesn’t feel right. We all have a to-do lists that run miles long, children to attend to, and spouses that we need to make sure is getting the love and attention they deserve. I wanted to find biblical scripture to support that I need to take care of myself so I can be a Godly wife, mom, & friend. Here’s what I found…Genesis 2:2“By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work”This tells me the importance of Rest. While God created the world, he considered it all to…

  • Motherhood,  My Journal

    A Letter to my Sixteen Year Old Self

    I know, at 16 you feel like you know what’s best for you. But, let me tell you that the people who love you, are the ones fighting to keep you safe. They are the ones who you probably think are being unfair and over protective. They are trying to protect you from all the hurt and chaos you will create on your own. Trust them, talk to them, and tell them you love them. Popularity isn’t everything. I know you want to be liked, but do not change who you are. Do not lower your standards to meet someone else expectations of you. You are beautiful, loving, and smart.…

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    5 ways to start exercising TODAY

    I have learned to love to exercise. Not because I want to be super skinny and look good in a bathing suit… (because after 3 years of consistent exercise I still don’t feel like I look great in a bathing suit!)But I work out because it uplifts me and makes me feel so good. So if you’re someone who is super stressed, maybe a little depressed or anxious, or you’re just looking to better your over all health-don’t wait. Start today! Set your self up for successTake a look at your schedule and figure out where you can dedicate 20-30 Minutes to exercising. If that seems impossible, just start with 10-20 minutes…

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    17 Random Acts of Kindness

    Random Acts of Kindness Day: February 17, also known as Random Act of Kindness Day, is a day to practice kindness and pay it forward. I think we sometimes are so busy in our every day lives, we just forget to be kind to others. If you’re anything like me, you may over complicate kindness. I typically think kindness has to be some sort of huge gesture. But, I have come to realize that if I were more aware of my actions and my surroundings I wouldn’t miss opportunities to bless someone else. I try to be aware of my surroundings and show kindness in everything I do. But there are many days that I…