The other night I had the most incredible dream. I was walking on a very narrow and rocky path along the mountainside. I know there was someone else with me but I can’t remember who it was or if it was anyone I actually know. I was very scared along this path because I was … Continue reading Polar Bears and Waterfalls
In previous blog posts, I have mentioned that I am an empath. I wanted to give a brief overview since many people do not know what that means. I’ve been researching this topic for a few months now as I have been trying to gain a full understanding of myself. What is an empath? An … Continue reading What is an Empath?
As I am back at work this week and going through my classroom as well as sitting through the endless professional development sessions, I keep reflecting on why I teach. I keep finding items from past students and looking forward to my new incoming students. I'm trying to maintain my focus this year and put … Continue reading A Story of Why I Teach
Someone recently asked me what it means to be in a romantic relationship with someone. I have to say, I was really thrown off by that question because I had never really thought about it. You have the conversation where you both agree that you are exclusively in a relationship with one another, that person … Continue reading What does it mean to be in a relationship?
"7 Fast Moves for Flat Abs" "Lean, Strong, Confident One Workout to Sweaty Bliss." "Look Great Beauty Playbook" "Prevent Pounds from Creeping Back" next to another article "Break free from negative thinking." These are just some of the titles of articles from one "fitness" magazine that arrived in my mailbox. By some miracle there is … Continue reading Why I Cancelled all my Fitness Magazine Subscriptions
I'm deeply saddened and disappointed by people this election season. I absolutely hate logging in to Facebook and seeing all the hateful messages being passed around. I hate knowing that some people who I believe to be good, kind people turn into absolute assholes the second that politics is mentioned. If you aren't part of … Continue reading Hate and Politics (Don’t Be an Asshole)
This past Sunday was International Kindness Day. While it is always great to be kind to others and goodness knows this world needs more kindness in it, people need to remember to be kind to themselves. I have been doing a lot of introspection into my own happiness. I created my own "yes" list, inspired by … Continue reading My “Yes” List
"Why are you single?" or "How are you single?" if someone is trying to flatter me. It's a simple answer but no one will accept it for some reason: "Because I choose to be." I haven't been single that long, but I am back in the dating game so the questions that are asked are … Continue reading “Why are you single?” and other dumb things I’m tired of hearing
If you have not read Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte, I HIGHLY recommend it. After quite the year of ups and downs I decided to take her approach to resolutions. Not setting specific goals, but identifying how you want to feel and deciding what you need to feel that way. The book includes the first part, describing … Continue reading Core Desired Feelings- 2016
A few years ago, I wrote a post about Black Friday (found here). I hate Black Friday with a fiery passion, mainly because it brings out the worst in people. So this is another plea to you all, please spend time with your families this week don't plan your life around shopping. More importantly, please … Continue reading Spend Time, Not Money