The Hard Truth

The Hard Truth

Facing the truth isn’t easy and it’s certainly not easy when you realize it yourself. Over the past few months, I’ve realized several hard truths of my own that have made me sad, disappointed, even disgusted with myself. It all started back in August, when I lived in a land of ignorance and thought I […]

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10 Self-Care Tips When You’re Overwhelmed

10 self care tips when youre overwhelmed

Life is demanding, overwhelming, frustrating, and any other euphemism you can think of. It’s important to always make time to take care of yourself. If you’re like me, you tend to shut down when you’re overwhelmed. There’s just too much going on and you need to check out for a bit. Last week was very […]

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How to Use Google Calendar to Schedule Social Media Posts

How to Use Google Calendar to Schedule Social Media

Google calendar is a great way to schedule your social media posts to repeat and it’s often overlooked. Instead of spending hundreds of dollars per month on social scheduling platforms like SproutSocial or MeetEdgar, give Google Calendar a try. Here’s how it works… For this work, you need to have an IFTTT account. Don’t worry […]

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5 Things to Do on Sunday for a Productive Week

5 Things to Do on Sunday for a Productive Week

Sunday is the first day of the week so use it to prepare for the upcoming workweek. If you want to be productive, you need to learn the art of preparation. Having a productive week doesn’t start Monday morning; it starts Sunday night. 1. Reflect on What’s Finished If you’re like me, your to do […]

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What Lies Ahead in 2017

What Lies Ahead

HAPPY NEW YEAR! We’re officially in a new year and what lies ahead is completely up to you. I took some time over the weekend to create an action plan for the year. My hope is that following that plan will allow me to achieve my goals. Notice I said hope? If I learned anything […]

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2016: A Year in Review

2016

As we’re winding down yet another year, I’ve paused to reflect on the goings on of 2016. I had such promise for this year because I was at a fairly low point in the beginning. Little did I know, that “low point” would be the highlight of my year. Looking back on this year, I’ve […]

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My Current Obsessions

My Current Obsessions

Obsessions – we all have them. It doesn’t matter what we call them; guilty pleasures, vices, etc. Sometimes they change and sometimes they don’t. But, the one thing that remains the same is that every single one of us is obsessed with something. I, myself, have several and I’m about to share them with you…right […]

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My Winter Reading List

My Winter Reading List

I decided to create a winter reading list this year and I’m hoping it doesn’t blow up in my face. You see, I deal with SAD (seasonal affective disorder) during the winter months, making it difficult for me to focus on many things. The days are shorter and it’s so freaking cold! Many people argue […]

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Why I Had a Hysterectomy

Why I Had a Hysterectomy

If you’re a fan of my blog, you know that I’ve had some female issues for awhile now. I started seeking treatment with Mirena but that went south in a big way. The next step was eating 800mg ibuprofen every day, then it was a progesterone prescription to stop my period entirely. The latter was […]

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My Fall Reading List

My Fall Reading List

I always have a running list of books I want to read. I generally keep this list in my Filofax and on GoodReads but I wanted to share my Fall reading list with you. I’m trying to break my books down into seasons; it makes me feel like I accomplished a good bit of reading…..if […]

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