Mindful Monday Mood

Happy Thanksgiving Week! While this year we all might be celebrating Thanksgiving a bit differently due to Corona Virus, emotions likely are running high. While, this is a time to reflect upon what we are truly thankful for, it seems the meaning of the holiday gets pushed into the background. Planning the dinner menu, groceryContinue reading “Mindful Monday Mood”

The Storm is Coming

Sometimes, I just wish I knew what everyone else was thinking. I used to work in a fast paced office, where I was multitasking like a mother fucker. Constantly, I would be feeling stressed, juggling so much. My brain felt squished, tight and I felt that my face and body language would project this toContinue reading “The Storm is Coming”

New Week. New Day. New You!

It’s Monday. My personal least favorite day of the week! But – I’m changing that around, because it’s all about perception, right? So, I’m inviting you to join me, in a week long challenge. This week’s challenge: Focus on all the good things that are happening today and write them down for the entire week.Continue reading “New Week. New Day. New You!”

Leaving Burdens Behind

Writer’s Note: This was written during the second week of March in 2020, as I returned from a solo Grand Canyon hiking trip. A time right before the virus hit before it all unknowingly became the world we know today. A Backpacking Story Out Of The Grand Canyon You might think the hard part ofContinue reading “Leaving Burdens Behind”

Quick Ways to Re-Energize the Soul

Take a walk out in nature Meditate Create Whether its a piece of writing, painting, cooking or crafting when we create it opens space in our souls Laugh Don’t allow yourself to get too caught up in the news of the world. Put on a funny movie, listen to your favorite stand-up comedian or tellContinue reading “Quick Ways to Re-Energize the Soul”

Washing Away the Anger

Holding onto anger is only doing more damage to yourself than anything else. Free yourself from it and let it go. Anger is a strange emotion. Sometimes, we like to feel angry. And anger is a good emotion. It tells us when something isn’t right, or maybe it’s because we are on the wrong path.Continue reading “Washing Away the Anger”

Daily Mantra: Tuesday – September 29, 2020

Be Kind to Yourself As in the case of an emergency on an airplane, in order to help others you first need to put the oxygen mask on yourself. Same can be said in self care and kindness. If you can’t be kind to yourself then how can you be kind to others? I know,Continue reading “Daily Mantra: Tuesday – September 29, 2020”

Embracing the Fear of the Unknown

A Journey through Flagstaff’s Lava River Cave The blue steller’s jay birds dance around the big and empty dirt parking lot, greeting us as we pull our stiff bodies up and out of the car. It is early morning and although the sun came up two hours ago, the tall ponderosa trees are completely saturatedContinue reading “Embracing the Fear of the Unknown”