5 things I learned in 5 days of writing

Happy Wednesday loves, Five things to mark five weeks in the series! What series should I do next? I’m thinking a food series, it’s been a little bit since I’ve cooked. And the holidays would make a perfect time to test out some recipes! 1. Prioritizing things is important For this challenge I didn’t prioritize writing….

6 Things I learned in 3 Days of Twice Daily Meditation

Happy Wednesday Loves, Another week of learning? Sounds good to me. But let’s change it up. This week, I’ll elaborate a little bit more on what I learned. What do you think? How are you enjoying this series? 1. Mindfulness does not happen immediately It’s so difficult to think mindfully. Simply a few days of…

24 Things I Learned in 24 Hours Without Technology

Hello dears, It’s week three of the series! How are you liking it so far?? Before I get into what I learned, let me talk about what I did. I challenged myself to a full 24 hours (9am Saturday – 9am Sunday) technology free, anything shorter seemed too easy and honestly 24 hours wasn’t terribly hard. The technology…

30 Things I Learned in 30 Days of Social Media Posting

Hi friends, It’s week two of my # I learned in # days series, and this week I am talking about what I learned over my month of daily posting for the Yoga Girl challenge. This is a little different than last week, even though it’s based around the same time. Last week I talked…

35 Things I learned in 35 Consecutive Days of Yoga

Hi there, Before I get into those 35 things, let me give you some background. I did this as a participant of a 30 day challenge, that then turned into two challenges and extended my original 30 days to 35 days. The first challenge was a social media challenge started by Yoga Girl (Rachel Brathen),…

I Cut My Hair Off?! & other things

It’s Pre-Friday 😀 That means it’s time to plan for the weekend, right? Or take part in one of my favorites, Thankful Thursdays. I am so thankful for so much in my life. Couldn’t possibly be more eloquently worded, could it? But in all seriousness, guys. Everything from my job, to my dog, to my…

My Food Comes From Where?!

Hi there, Well, it isn’t as early in the week as I had hoped, but I think it’s well suited to follow after a holiday most Americans spend consuming lots of meat. Ready for an opinionated post? Good, neither am I Let’s just start with the whammy and get it out of the way, shall…

twenty-seventeen

Holy change batman. Honestly, what a year 2016 was. I don’t know a single person who didn’t grow or learn a lot in this past year. Unlike last year, and the past several years, I have decided to make New Year’s Resolutions. Okay, really, they are just a bunch of goals for the year. Now,…

Have you ever…

Have you ever asked yourself “why do I seem to want everything?” then quickly followed that question up with “well, why can’t I have everything?” and proceeded to figure out how you could, in fact, have everything? And I’m not talking about the five year old thoughts of I want everything in the store. I’m…

Sisterhood Matters

A bit about nonhuman primate relationships and how humans can learn from them in the area of female-female friendships!

The End of the Beginning

December. What a perfect time to talk about endings, or beginnings, or the ending of a beginning? Maybe I’ll make sense at some point in this ;P As I shared over the summer, I am a part of a Native American tribe, and receive some funding each semester for my college classes. I also am required…

When a Brief Mental Breakdown Leads to a Beneficial Life Change

We are getting to that time of year where everyone talks about what they’re thankful for and what they’re looking forward to in the next year. It’s often people’s favorite time of year: holiday season.  Would you agree? To be frank, I don’t. But let’s stay positive on this first day of October (one of…