Rock or Sand? You Pick.

Rock or Sand? You Pick.

“We can build our house on sand or we can build it on rock.”  To me, this is the quintessential learning lesson to living one’s life. We can buy the newest car, biggest house, most expensive clothes and make-up. We can graduate from the Ivy Leagues, become the CEO,...
The Springtime Chills

The Springtime Chills

Spring is finally here! Well, kind of…. The daffodils are in full bloom, as they peak through frosted mulch. The sky begins to shift from gray to blue, though there’s a morning chill in the air. The days are becoming longer and the nights are becoming shorter, slowly....
The Power of Prayer

The Power of Prayer

Now take what you want and leave the rest. This isn’t about singing hymns or actively repeating the rosary daily (though if that works for you, right on!). It’s about trusting in the flow of life—those constant ups and downs, the doubts, the challenges, the...
5 Easy Ways to Transform Your Health

5 Easy Ways to Transform Your Health

A common misconception is that to be healthy, you have to totally ditch everything you’re currently doing and replace it with juice cleanses and marathons. That totally works for some people! But, for the majority of the population, it’s hard enough to resist dessert...
3 Creative Ways to Stop Future Tripping

3 Creative Ways to Stop Future Tripping

We all do it: envision the worst possible situation in the world and then obsess over it. This is called future tripping. One small thing can snowball into a cataclysmic event. Your boss gives you constructive criticism and the next thing you know, you see yourself...
Poses to Change Your Mood

Poses to Change Your Mood

Yoga is beneficial in numerous ways. Some only practice to lose weight, but others know that the physicality of it is only half of why yoga feels so good. Different poses are linked to different parts of the body. Some open the chest while others open the hips. Some...
Want to Wake Up to Living?

Want to Wake Up to Living?

Have you ever just felt like something was off in your life, but you had no idea how to pinpoint it? One instrumental part of our lives that we gravely underestimate is our environment: the people we surround ourselves with, the place we inhabit, the objects in our...
3 Easy Activities for Self-Care

3 Easy Activities for Self-Care

Whether you spent Valentine’s Day snuggled up against your man or devouring a box of chocolates solo, it’s important to recognize the relationship that was most likely undervalued this holiday: yourself. In most cases, we give our time, love, and energy to others,...
5 Ways to Phase Out Other People’s Drama

5 Ways to Phase Out Other People’s Drama

“I try to live simply, but drama just keeps following me around…” Are you that person who swears they hate drama, yet it seems to follow you around every corner? Are you the one who tries to stay out of it, but one “gossipy” conversation with a friend and...