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?
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
After my divorce was finalized in November 2016, I knew I had to start moving on with my life. I was so tired of drinking, crying and dealing with intense anxiety. I got on google and did research on local therapists, support groups, information on how to be a single parent. I stumbled upon a… Continue reading Healing after Divorce
See the photo of that woman? Those sad eyes were mine back in August 2016. That was the month I found out I was getting divorced. I remember the day the bomb dropped as if it were yesterday. August 2016, my husband, son and I were just moved back into our house in Fordland, Missouri.… Continue reading The Divorce
It's funny how we all fall into the same trap. And I for one am guilty. All my life I wanted to excel and succeed. Funny, all I thought about was success was monetary. I moved back to Florida on that same mission. Get out of a small town, make more money, and really start… Continue reading The Comfort Zone