Resolutions, Revelations, Devotions, and Discoveries in the New Year
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Resolutions, Revelations, Devotions, and Discoveries in the New Year

Moving into the month of February, I want to touch base with myself and my readership and describe where I am and where I am hopefully headed. Self-care has been a focus for me of recent because so much of the holidays feels like it’s not about me but about us as a family and…

Out of My Journal and into Creative Commitment
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Out of My Journal and into Creative Commitment

Revelation always begins in my journal. I’m sitting on the purple couch writing with my fountain pen in purple ink. I’m noticing how I don’t feel as awesome about myself as I’d like to. I write, “How does one convince oneself of one’s worth?” And I start to think, “Why do I keep thinking I…

Your Happiness is Yours to Make, Theirs is Theirs
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Your Happiness is Yours to Make, Theirs is Theirs

Going into the holiday season, I am acutely aware of what I ask myself to rise to. I host the Christmas festivities every year and there’s much to do in preparation. There are the decorations which are truly first and foremost for me. Every year, I battle myself for Christmas tree perfection. I created a…

Participated in the One Day Hour by Hour Challenge on Instagram
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Participated in the One Day Hour by Hour Challenge on Instagram

Yesterday, I joined a once-a-year challenge on Instagram called the One Day Hour by Hour challenge. You can see it here on my Instagram account.  Hosted by Laura Tremaine, the challenge asks you to chronicle your day hour by hour and post some pictures on social media while you do it. I thought, what the heck,…

Letting go of past trauma… Day 52 of #lettinggoofpastshite
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Letting go of past trauma… Day 52 of #lettinggoofpastshite

Day 52 of #lettinggoofpastshite , my 2023 100 Day Project. Sometimes the letting go is more than physical. Sometimes it has to do with the story we’re telling ourselves. In this case, it had to do with letting go of a memory that could hold me hostage. This was about me letting go of past…