15 Affirmations for a More Positive Day

15 Affirmations for a More Positive Day

Disclaimer: In the name of full transparency, please be aware that this affirmations post may contain affiliate links and any purchases made through such links will result in a small commission for me (at no extra cost for you). If you’ve read any of my recent lifestyle posts, especially my “For Anyone Struggling with the … Read More

My Favorite Ways to Practice Self Care

My Favorite Ways to Practice Self Care

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Self Care Tips from Spoonies

Self Care Tips from Spoonies

Disclaimer: In the name of full transparency, please be aware that this Self Care Tips from Spoonies post may contain affiliate links and any purchases made through such links will result in a small commission for me (at no extra cost for you). For this week’s post, I wanted to do something a little different. … Read More

Not-So-Simple Sobriety: Part One

Not-So-Simple Sobriety: Part One

Disclaimer: In the name of full transparency, please be aware that the Amazon ads at the end of this blog post contain affiliate links and any purchases made through such links will result in a small commission for me (at no extra cost for you). So I want to preface this two-post Sobriety Series by … Read More

Wellness Lessons from the Chronically Ill

Wellness Lessons from the Chronically Ill

Have you ever had to choose between your mental health and your physical health? What I mean by that is, have you ever decided to do something (or not do something) that would improve your mental wellness but harm you physically (or vice versa)?  I believe everyone, whether aware of it or not, has had … Read More

 A few thoughts on health and wellness

 A few thoughts on health and wellness

I want to start out by apologizing for being rather AWOL lately and explain the circumstances of my absence from the blog. As many of you know, a few years ago I was diagnosed with a chronic condition known as Interstitial Cystitis (also known as Painful Bladder Syndrome). While I have mostly been able to … Read More

Today

Today

Today, I didn’t move much. I worked from bed. I played with my dog. I got my nails done. I even flowed through some yoga tonight. But I didn’t move much. And that’s okay. You know what else I didn’t do today? I didn’t change my eating habits just because I didn’t hit the gym. I … Read More

The Body Image Post

The Body Image Post

Something has really been weighing on my heart lately. Why do people find it so necessary to put themselves down? Why is it that we feel the need to believe we aren’t skinny enough or strong enough or good enough? Why do we love to hate our bodies? Why do we love to hate ourselves? … Read More

Why It’s Okay to Not Be Who You Always Thought You’d Be

Why It’s Okay to Not Be Who You Always Thought You’d Be

Remember back in kindergarten when everyone would ask you what you wanted to be when you grew up? What did you say? Personally, when I was little, I wanted to be an artist because my dad told me I was probably the only kid my age who drew fingers on the hands of the people … Read More