Lately, I’ve been thinking about “hard work” and how it relates to our idea of success. I hired a life coach one time and she asked me if I believe I have to work hard for money. Aaaand…of course! We have to work hard for money, to make our dreams come true, keep our relationships,… Read More The Vision Board Series: Discipline
Dear Trust, I thought I knew you but today I realized I don’t know you the way I wish I did. There were so many times I thought I had you all figured out. A couple weeks ago I found myself fighting an anxiety attack. Desperately looking for ways to not succumb to it. It… Read More The Vision Board Series: Trust
Happiness seems like the ultimate goal. And of course, we all want to be happy. But I’ve come to the realization that Life is less about being happy and more about being honest. Honesty. Such a heavy word. Honesty is one of those things easier said than done. Or maybe easier thinking about than actually… Read More The Vision Board Series: Honesty
Last week I wrote that for first time in my life, everything is up to me. And if you’ve been following along, you know that I’ve been in a season of transition for longer than what feels comfortable. I’ve struggled and then found my footing. Then slipped up again and got distracted. BUT I’ve had… Read More The Vision Board Series
I was recently telling my friend, Lauren, that I wanted to get back into art. I always say that but never know where to even begin. Should I paint? What kind of paint? What do I paint? She encouraged me to do it and even suggested that it be a source of income. UM. It… Read More My Greatest Masterpiece
Yoooooooooooooooo!!!! On Sunday, July 29th, I made the big decision to get baptized. Again. Lets Back Up… If you’re new to the Book Club let me give you some back story. When I was 6 I was baptized Catholic. I went to a Catholic elementary/middle school, a Catholic high school, and even a private University.… Read More Why I Got Baptized. Again!
Optimism only thrives in hardship. For the past 3 years July has been a particularly difficult month. It has been a reminder of loss and seems to be tainted with pain. And while the optimistic side of me understands that pain reveals our strength and resilience, loss never feels good. This past July was no… Read More 5 Things I’ve Learned From Losing Someone I Love
The topic of fear has been a reoccurring topic over the past few weeks. And what do we do when a topic keeps coming up? Face it, explore it, and write about it! The topic of fear has revealed itself in plenty ways. One person asked me straight out: “What are you so scared of?”… Read More What Are You So Scared Of?
Have you ever asked yourself what brings you joy? About a week ago I asked myself “What brings me joy?” My initial thoughts were hanging out with friends and spending time with family. So I asked myself “what brings me joy that doesn’t depend on other people?” Friends and Family can be an infinite source… Read More DIY: Joy Pouches
Baby girl your world seems so cold Just you, a close few And one thing to be sold. Waiting at the corner with your lemonade stand Your sour juice and extra sugar in hand. All day waiting for a stranger A neighbor, Someone to glance at the fruit that you bare. He walks up and… Read More Lemonade Stand