Finding Strength in Every Day Moments

Today in my yoga practice, the affirmation was "I am strong". It got me thinking.. what does it really mean to be strong when suffering with depression? I am strong because I wake up every morning. I am strong in my resiliency to keep trying different medications. I am strong when I talk to my … Continue reading Finding Strength in Every Day Moments

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Pressure to Be a Certain Way

Have you ever felt isolated and lonely even though you had people involved in your life? I have friends that reach out and I have people in my life, but I feel so damn lonely. No amount of human contact feels authentic enough to stifle the inherent depression that is sitting on my lungs. It's … Continue reading Pressure to Be a Certain Way

Three Ideas to Host a Fun & Easy Bridal Shower

Hey there! This past weekend, I helped to host a bridal shower for my future sister-in-law! It ended up being so fun (minus the usual setting up stress wondering if we'll pull it all together!) and I wanted to pass along some quick tips to host a shower on a budget. I LOVE fresh flowers, … Continue reading Three Ideas to Host a Fun & Easy Bridal Shower

Faith Reconstruction: A Journey of Redefining the “Good Christian”

My faith life has taken a complete 180 the past few years. It started with seeing problems in the general church, and asking questions. But questions were not only put to the wayside, I also felt different and wrong for questioning the leadership. Are we simply supposed to be sheep and followers of our church … Continue reading Faith Reconstruction: A Journey of Redefining the “Good Christian”

The Sunshine Blogger Award

Oh my goodness! I have been nominated by Nancy Mulligan at MyEverydayChallenges. A big thank you to Nancy! The goal of the Sunshine Blogger Award is to get to know many different bloggers who are positive, creative, and inspiring. I'm honored to be included in this lovely group of bloggers. There are a few rules … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award