Season’s Greetings from CA

Photo by Matt on Unsplash Season’s Greetings from California! I hope everyone had a lovely time with family and/or friends and that the pumpkin pie turned out okay. I’ve enjoyed myself thoroughly over the past week, though my pumpkin pie crust got burned. But that’s okay because the chocolate pie turned out great! All other … Continue reading Season’s Greetings from CA

How to Deal with Foolish People You Can’t Please

Photo by Nathan Lemon on Unsplash The other day I found myself in the midst of a controversial discussion – my least favorite place to be. Due to my overall discomfort, I mostly just let the other person talk. When I finally found some courage and words that I felt could help, I began sharing. … Continue reading How to Deal with Foolish People You Can’t Please

A Trick for Living in the Moment

A gray, foggy morning on the California coast. Over Labor Day weekend, my family got to tag-along with the in-laws for their annual camping trip. I am not the type to get excited about camping – all the preparation, discomfort, and endless outdoors keep me from being a full-on camping enthusiast. Yet a week prior, … Continue reading A Trick for Living in the Moment

4 Ways to Unwind and Relax at Home

Photo by Victoria Tronina on Unsplash I’m outside, enjoying the warm 92˚ air and a sunny sky, though it is nearing eight o’clock in the evening. Why should I be inside when I could be outside doing fun things?! It’s this thought that makes the summer season special and exhausting; it’s why summertime quickly becomes … Continue reading 4 Ways to Unwind and Relax at Home

The Great Search for Self-Acceptance: How do You Find Yourself?

Photo by jae bano on Unsplash So, I guess when I wrote that I would be back with this post “next week” in my previous post I actually meant next month… Here I am, finally! Apologies for the wait. March was a whirlwind and I found myself without a moment to think, let alone to … Continue reading The Great Search for Self-Acceptance: How do You Find Yourself?