I have two favorite holidays. One is Thanksgiving and the other is Christmas. I love Thanksgiving for two reasons; food and family. Thanksgiving this year is going to be small. Its just going to my son, my boyfriend, and me. Last year was an interesting Thanksgiving. My boyfriend and I just moved into our apartment… Continue reading Thanksgiving Plans
These past few weeks have thrown a few financial curveballs to say the least. Dealing with ex spouses and child support problems, can really drive you insane. Heated arguments, passive aggressive text messaging, the list goes on. What can you do when the shit hits the fan? Calm down and be grateful. What? Calm down?… Continue reading Living a Life of Gratitude
I love the fall in the midwest, specifically southwest Missouri. The leaves turning colors, scarves, boots, pumpkin spice everything, frost on your windshield in the morning, crisp air, and fall candles. Since moving to Florida a little over a year ago, I have experienced none of my former fall memories. Fall in Florida means hurricane… Continue reading WTF is Fall in Florida?
My computer completely crapped out on me a few months ago. I mean, like died. So I had to not blog for a few months until I was able to buy a new computer and get started writing again. It feels weird. I have not touched the blog in months, and so much has changed… Continue reading It’s been a minute
Meditation has been shown to be helpful for treating depression in clinical studies conducted by mindfulness Hopkins University. In fact, 30 minutes of meditation daily may improve symptoms of anxiety and depression. It's important to know that meditation only should not replace meds or other treatments for anxiety and depression. In the world of psychology,… Continue reading Exploring Meditation
This is the second year I spent Mother's Day without my son. Granted, last year I was homeless and broke. This year I was just too broke to drive to Naples to see him. He did send me a text message today with a picture he drew for me. I will speak to him on… Continue reading What Mother’s Day Means to Me
These past few weeks have trying to say the least. At home, dealing with a pre-teen child who thinks the rules don't apply to him. At work, with an ever-increasing workload and seemingly endless amount lately of rude patients. It's frustrating and I get angry. But I read in my personal development this week about… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude