This is My Story

I thought I was losing my mind. I wasn’t acting like myself and I didn’t know why. I didn’t understand what was happening to me.

Last year was hard for everyone. It was hard for me, too…but not just because of these Covid...

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What's Your Type?

You are unique. 

Out of the billions of people that have walked this planet, there has only ever been one YOU!

But because of your uniqueness and differences, it can be difficult to make sense of yourself and of others. 

The Enneagram is...

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Guilt and Gratitude

I am very fortunate.

I have parents that love me dearly. They provide me with so much to satisfy (and over satisfy!) my material, financial, educational, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs. They want me to flourish and live a full life and...

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Recipe for a Happy Life

I love cooking and baking. I don’t do anything fancy, but I enjoy making good food. Usually, I find a recipe on the internet, start making it, realize half way through that I don’t have one of the ingredients, and then proceed to wing...

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You're Dying

What if you went to the doctor today and were given a terminal diagnosis? What if you were told that you’re dying?

What would you do with your remaining days?

I know what I would do.

My days would be filled with simple pleasures. I’d...

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Who Are You?

My dad has a few saying that have stuck with us, his 9 children. As I’ve gotten older, the meaning of the sayings have morphed but remain just as true and powerful. One of the sayings is “Remember who you are.”

But who am I? Who...

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The Perfect Relationship

For as long as I remember, I have loved horses. If I wasn’t pretending to be one, I was drawing them, painting them, or sculpting them out of clay. And all day long I was imagining them.

Every prayer, every birthday candle, every falling...

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Bored? Here's What to Do.

When I was younger, I remember complaining to Mom, “I’m bored.” I wanted her to take away the boredom…but I was always crossing my fingers that she wouldn’t just give me a list of chores. Yuck.

Now that I’m...

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3 SPECIFIC Ways to Improve Mental Wellness

I recently came across a resource that listed 3 ways to improve mental wellness: 1) get exercise, 2) get rest, and 3) eat healthy.

While I agree that exercise, rest, and healthy eating are important factors in improving mental wellness, I feel...

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My Theme Word

In January, for the past few years, I have chosen a word to be my “theme” for the year. The word is a virtue or a positive character trait that I would like to cultivate in myself. It is a part of myself I want to grow, or it’s...

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