What I said to a coworker yesterday, how I will style my hair tomorrow, will I have enough money to pay rent next month... normal thoughts that keep people up at night, but in this new world of a pandemic my thoughts tend to stray in a different direction. Do I have enough supplies to … Continue reading Before I sleep…
The impact stress can have on us can be enormous, so big that you may not even realize all of the side effects. The obvious effect can be headaches, nausea, over eating/snacking, tension pain throughout your body, the list goes on. Many people around the US deal with stress on a daily basis of varying … Continue reading Buoyancy in the New Year
Holidays are a time for families. Families gathered around the kitchen sharing stories and laughs. For some this is hard to do. It is hard to find joy this time of year when faced with loss or a serious diagnosis. You don't normally think about, or hope that in not thinking about it you are … Continue reading Beleaguer the holiday with hope.
There has been something nagging at me this past week, always in the back of my head. Rhetoric. For those who don't know what this is here is Webster's definition: rhetoric noun (rhet·o·ric | \ˈre-tə-rik \) Definition of rhetoric 1: the art of speaking or writing effectively: such as a) the study of principles and rules of composition formulated by critics of ancient times. b) the study of … Continue reading Bastion for Positive Rhetoric
"Be the change you want to see in the world." -Ghandi Live by example. If you want to see more acceptance towards others, if you want to see trust between neighbors, or something else. The first step to seeing change is to make a change in your own life. Recognize the change you want to … Continue reading Be the Change
I am a self professed bibliophile, which is a fancy way to say that I love to read. I can't remember a time when I didn't know how. My childhood was marked by adventures to various bookstores (new and used) on a fairly regular basis. It is also something I look for as soon as … Continue reading Beguiling Bibliophile
Beauty is not the reflection of what the world sees. Beauty is held within you, in how you see yourself. This has been one of the hardest battles I have had to fight and I still constantly battle feelings of inadequacy, as do a lot of people on our planet. Belief in yourself, belief in … Continue reading Beauty Unbiased
Our life is our own to create so why not make it extraordinary. Why not challenge ourselves everyday to be extraordinary, even in the smallest ways? It does not matter what we do for a living, how much money we make, or where we live that defines how extraordinary we can be. We can change … Continue reading Being Extraordinary