Why It’s Okay to Be Okay

Why It’s Okay to Be Okay

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “It’s okay to not be okay”. And obviously, I completely agree. It’s 100% okay to not be okay. Life is hard, chronic and mental illnesses are hard. And sometimes things just plain suck. There is no shame in struggling or in working through your tough times. In fact, I … Read More

Succeed Now on Personal Development Habits

Succeed Now on Personal Development Habits

Before we get started with the personal development habits you can add into your life I want to share a bit about me and how personal development has transformed my life. Back in my late teens I suffered with severe anxiety and depression. I was seeing a counsellor once a week who recommended the book … Read More

5 Ways Dogs Make Life Better

5 Ways Dogs Make Life Better

Disclaimer: In the name of full transparency, please be aware that this 5 Ways Dogs Make Life Better 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). So I’m not going to lie. This wasn’t originally the post … Read More

River & Quill on Living with Chronic Illness

River & Quill on Living with Chronic Illness

Disclaimer: In the name of full transparency, please be aware that this Living with Chronic Illness guest 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). One of the first chronic illness bloggers I followed when I joined … Read More

What NOT to Say to Someone with Chronic Illness

What NOT to Say to Someone with Chronic Illness

Disclaimer: In the name of full transparency, please be aware that this What Not to Say to Someone with Chronic Illness 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). We all know that being sick is hard. … Read More

Why I’m Not Trying to Lose Weight

Why I’m Not Trying to Lose Weight

Disclaimer: In the name of full transparency, please be aware that this Why I’m Not Trying to Lose Weight 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). I know weight loss is kind of a heated subject. … Read More

8 Things That Are Bringing Me Joy Right Now

8 Things That Are Bringing Me Joy Right Now

If you look at the news these days, it’s so easy to get sad or angry. There is so much bad going on in the world that it’s sometimes incredibly difficult to find the good. To maintain a relatively healthy mental state, I try to make sure I think about things that I’m grateful for … Read More

7 Ways to Have a Better Day

7 Ways to Have a Better Day

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). I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve had some … Read More

5 Life Lessons Learned This Week

5 Life Lessons Learned This Week

This week has been insane. A freakin’ roller coaster of emotions and adventures and lessons learned. This week started in Bryce Canyon Utah. As you know, my body hasn’t exactly been functional lately, but on Sunday, it allowed me to hike in some of the coolest country I’ve ever seen. Walking around giant hoodoos and … Read More

5 Lessons My Plants Have Taught Me

5 Lessons My Plants Have Taught Me

Anyone who knows me, or has been following me on Instagram long enough, knows that I have a slight obsession with plants. I basically can’t go into a Home Depot or any kind of garden store without buying a new plant baby. Oh, by the way, I call them my plant babies. You know that … Read More