Destination: Happiness (Consider Losing the Itinerary)

I’m not sure anyone can fully comprehend the emotion I feel behind this post as simple as it may seem; fear, vulnerability, love, a pit in my stomach, tears in my eyes, an ‘oh shit’ kind of feeling that can neither be described as good or bad. A few weeks ago I came across the…

17 Random Facts About Me

I decided to switch things up a little bit today. As I’ve mentioned before, I love lists. Besides helping me feel organized, they’re a quick way to highlight information. Today, I decided I’d share some random facts about me as a way for you to get to know me a bit better. I think I’ll…

A Little Bit o’ Life

Hello everybody! I feel like I’ve been a bit MIA lately. To be honest, I haven’t had the motivation or inspiration to write any posts. I have a couple somewhat ready to go; one is a children’s book review roundup and another is a list of random things about me. Those will be coming at…

True Self: Taking Off the Mask

“Imagine the best version of your true self. Describe what that looks like.” I found that question on a page in the Spring 2019 issue of Magnolia Journal that offered monthly journal prompts. It has been on my mind during this last week that consisted of watching any BrenéBrown talk I could find. I’ve mentioned…

What is Love?

I’m going through the emotions of some personal matters and have spent a good chunk of the day in bed with occasional bouts of tears. I watched Brené Brown’s special on Netflix, hoping I will actually have the courage to be vulnerable, and was beginning to work my way through the most recent issue of…

Tears, T, and York Peppermint Patties

Sometimes you realize you’re in the middle of change, the beginning of a new chapter, without fully embracing it. You know it’s coming, but you operate matter-of-factly rather than emotionally. Then when you get the chance to let it sink in, you’re at its mercy knowing nothing you do will stop it or slow it…

Note to Self…

The other night, I was watching one of my favorite documentaries, Happy, on Netflix and was reminded that I could be doing a better job of living my life with meaning. The following morning, I read an Instagram post that continued to drive home the message. I wanted to create a permanent reminder to myself,…