You’re Stronger

Whenever we are going through hard times we are always told “it will get better” and “it will get easier.” We create this mindset that we have no control over our emotions and that we must “ride it out.” What if when you were going through depression, anxiety, an eating disorder, suicidal thoughts, or struggle of…

The Time Barrier

In a day you sleep 8 hours, work 8 hours, leaving 8 hours (480 mins) for you. Time is one of our biggest barriers when it comes to taking time for ourselves, we claim “there aren’t enough hours in the day!” But what would happen if we changed our mindset to viewing time as a…

Mental Health (Let’s Talk About It)

I have mental health issues. I was born with depression and anxiety and as I grew up I developed an eating disorder. My mental health was influenced biologically and socially. It wasn’t something that was talked about during my early years. I was visiting a therapist and school councilor every day from elementary to high…

Befriending Stress

Stress is a cluster of reactions (mental & physical) that are rooted to a certain event. Like a wave of emotions, become overwhelmed. Many things can trigger stress, from change to natural disasters. We become consumed in the thought that we simple have no control. We choose to fight, ignore, and settle with the stress,…

Time Budgeting Your Workouts

We tend to live in this constant thought of not having enough hours in the day, the stress of wasting the time we don’t have to give. In this modern age we have become so obsessed with time that we live by the hour. With schedules, daily alerts, and tasks to do, we find ourselves…

Accepting Happiness

Happiness is a whirl of emotion, a static form of energy. Many times when you’re feeling happy it’s shadowed with a little bit of nerves. It’s almost as if you are standing on the edge of a cliff overlooking the beauty of a mountains and yet steps away from its depths. It’s a wondrous emotion…

Being Mindful of Change

Change, a word that hold so many emotions, thoughts, and actions. A part of us welcomes change and yet sometimes always makes us wary of its presence. Change has a way of gradually welcoming itself or sometimes it just slams into our face like a distracted bug. Here is what the May & June 2016…

The Morning Mind

When it come to the alarm going off in the morning, we tend to silence the arm and throw the blankets back over our head. But once the alarm comes back on again we groan with honesty that we need to wake up.  EX) I have to commute in the morning by taking the 6:56am train, I tend…

5 Powerful Mantras

When it some to calming the tempest of emotions within, Mantras have the ability to remind us to center and find our personal flow. I Am Love – this is a reminder to love yourself and others unconditionally. It strengthens your heart chakra and allows you to blanket yourself in comfort. Breathe – to take…

Bikini Stress

This summer I will be taking a trip to Hawaii with my boyfriend, Brandon. We will be staying there for a week, a trip gifted to us for graduating from college in May. I am so grateful for this trip, Brandon and I worked so hard over the past 4 years and we deserve a moment…

Healing Food Guilt

We all do it. We all eat something or a lot of something and feel guilty about, either right after or the day after. It’s a cycle of self destruction that we take part in daily. Some of us get food guilt by eating dessert, a carb, or an extra slice or piece of something we indulge…

An Interview with Michelle

I met Michelles Aunt at Crystal Life Technology and she shared a story about the courage of her niece (Michelle) traveling the world. I asked her Aunt to give Michelle my information so I could connect with her. A week or so later Michelle emailed me. We became Facebook friends and I interviewed her for the blog….