Health, Holidays, Personal Development, Uncategorized

Health Journey 2.0

This year, I decided to mix up my health plans. I was making progress until around Thanksgiving last year. Then it kinda went downhill. Emotional eating, holiday stress, fatigue, you name it, I had an excuse. Even though it is the start of a new year, I don't make resolutions or hard to achieve health/fitness… Continue reading Health Journey 2.0

college, Divorce, Parenting, Single parent, Uncategorized

College and the Single Parent

You may be working full time and raising kiddos. After divorce, the drop in income may even force you to work two jobs. What about your goals? Just because you're now the primary breadwinner, does not mean you should put your goals and dreams on a shelf. Finish or start that college degree. The benefit… Continue reading College and the Single Parent

budget, Divorce, Parenting, Uncategorized

Saving Money on Childcare

Kiddos are amazing but expensive. Being a single parent and working full time, its hard to keep up with the rising costs of childcare. Let's be honest here, it can leave you feeling broke. It's a catch 22, we want our kids in great hands, but we also don't want to spend the equivalent of… Continue reading Saving Money on Childcare

Experiences, Florida life, Health, Holidays, Personal Development, Uncategorized

#2020goals

What is 2020? The start of a new decade. 20/20 vision, clarity and focus. Purpose. New Starts. New Endings. 2019 was the year of deep introspection, personal growth, and recovering from codependency. It was a year of forgiveness and acceptance. It was messy, necessary, and soul cleansing. I don't like to keep "New Year's Resolutions".… Continue reading #2020goals

Food, Health, Holidays, Uncategorized

Recovering after the Holidays

Holidays are that time of year where we get together with friends and family, overindulge with food and drink, and make memories. When the party is over, however, we physically deal with indigestion, bloat, and feeling like a sloth. These tips will get you back on track so you can start the new year focused… Continue reading Recovering after the Holidays

Divorce, Experiences, Parenting, Personal Development, Uncategorized

Living a Life of Gratitude

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

Divorce, Experiences, Health, Parenting, Personal Development, Uncategorized

Exploring Meditation

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

Food, Health, Uncategorized

It’s a Nutrition Plan…Not a diet.

I hate the word diet. It is such a limiting word. I prefer the word nutrition, which brings up an image of health and longevity.  I started my nutrition plan a couple of months ago and wonder why I waited for this all my life! It's so simple to follow and I feel so much… Continue reading It’s a Nutrition Plan…Not a diet.