My sophomore year of college was a grand time, it was the during an early Indian summer in 2010. I was somewhat engaged in school at Western Michigan. I was working at a gym, enjoying my newfound friends, and focusing on me. During this focus, I often felt compelled to skip class and partake in … Continue reading I am me. Be you. ❤
Well, we know the basic reasons to exercise - it is good for your body, helps you de-stress, burns calories, keeps you living longer, better…and on and on. But what about those practices that we sometimes forget? When we work 40-50 (or more) hours a week, we tend to forget how important it is to … Continue reading What Does Bend Breaks: 5 Reasons Why I Practice Yoga
My windshield shot today - edited with Instagram. The purple/pink haze opened my soul. I had a rough morning. I'm still under the weather and haven't been sleeping well. Luckily, I was able to work from home the past two days but went into the office today. I was dreading it. I really just want … Continue reading Frost falling on sunshine.
The past few weeks have been difficult. I'm not sure why...perhaps it was moving into a new place, no longer living alone? Perhaps it was the reminder that well, I'm still just doing the same old thing that I've been doing for a while now. It could be loneliness. It could be alcohol. It could … Continue reading When the going gets tough…exhale.
Over this past weekend I heard a "fact" that I just couldn't believe... Apparently, 6 cups of coffee a day is healthy. I've heard that coffee can reduce depression and keep someone from committing suicide... That it can reduce stress... Help with weight loss... And the list goes on and on. Sure, coffee isn't that … Continue reading Coffee…pick me up? Or bad for your health?
A delicious, freshly made soup! Let's see...redskin potatoes, tomatoes, corn, kale, zucchini, summer squash, carrots, onions, thyme, chicken stock, a little rue, and some salt & pepper! So perfect... Especially with a side of fresh and locally baked sourdough bread and my mom's homemade herb butter! Amazing meal 🙂
The Invitation by Oriah: It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love … Continue reading Inspiration. Invitation. Dig it.
As time passes by and we continue on the journey of growth, experiences, and love, we start to learn a lot about who we are, where we are going, and who we want to go there with. Although I am still single ... (the Instagram man was a short-lived, yet beautiful romance...with whom I wish … Continue reading And my soul exhaled and I inhaled you: 10 things I want in my next relationship.
Between the ages of 5 and 10, I lived in Virginia. I learned a lot about the Revolutionary War time period and it has always fascinated me. Our founding father's gave up a lot to give us the freedom that we, so dearly, love today. I remember sitting in history class, in 3rd grade, and … Continue reading Freedom, Farming, & Food.
I just finished off my bottle of apple cider vinegar and this lovely culture was floating around in my mug. Isn't she beautiful? Naturally occurring cultures are GOOD! You want to make sure that your ACV has the "mother" in it - as this is the most beneficial part! Studies show that it may help … Continue reading Love Your Mother