It has been 2 years, 4 months, and 29 days since I last wrote something for this blog. A lot has happened during that time, and a lot will continue to happen moving forward. First things first, Covid-19 has forever changed our world and our reality. I truly hope everyone is happy, healthy, and safe. Whether you are living strictly isolated, or are beginning to … Continue reading A New Life
..some people add to our lives, and that is awesome! However, your happiness should not depend on others. It is all on you. Continue reading It Really Is That Simple
Grab a mason jar and jot down ideas on ways you can date yourself. On ways you can be more intentional with your friends, your family, your coworkers! Give yourself time to grow more as an individual. It will be worth it. I live in the Seattle region and so these are my ideas. If you live outside of Seattle, start asking friends for specific … Continue reading Date Night Jar (REMIX)
By believing that seeing a therapist meant something was wrong with me, and therefore I was convinced it was something to be ashamed of. Continue reading Practicing Self-Care
I say it over and over again.
Until I believe I have convinced
myself that it’s true.
“He’s not the guy for me.” Continue reading He’s Not The Guy For Me
The “D” word was never allowed in our home. It was never an option. Not even as a joke. Strictly forbidden. Catching on to how I said “was”?
My husband and I have reached a very real point in our marriage where it is an option and we are carefully trying to discern if that is our only option at the moment.
Continue reading The D Word
Listen: We can’t be there for others if we can’t be there for ourselves. Continue reading You Can Do It…Even When You Can’t
Recently I embarked on a 45 day transformation challenge through my kickboxing gym, I Love Kickboxing Kirkland. 45 days to get into the gym and transform yourself from the inside out. Something everyone wants to do right? The motivation? $20,000 for the 1st place contestant. Now, the odds of me winning that, very slim considering there were over 3,000 others doing this challenge. I gave … Continue reading The Art of Deception
Ukulele tabs for Somewhere Over the Rainbow -Rendition by Leanne & Naara (scroll down to the end to see their video) Note: I placed a capo on the first fret and shifted the notes down one fret and played on as normal. Be sure to read my post The Gift of Music to understand this post. Enjoy! G … Continue reading Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Leanne & Naara for Ukulele
We’ve all heard the song Somewhere Over the Rainbow. There are many renditions out there too. By far the most popular one I’ve heard (and this can very well be a generation based observation) is Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World by Israel Kamakawiwoʻole. It’s definitely one of my favorites. Now, remember how I said I love to try new things? Well, 2 birthdays ago, … Continue reading The Gift of Music