• Life Quotes,  Living Your Life

    What was YOUR Sweetest Day Like?

    Seriously. What is Valentine’s Day really about? Why does this horrible holiday make it so hard to show that you care? You can have all of the details come together perfectly… and then you wonder… did I buy enough? Will they like it? Will the roses die in my car before I get home? Should I pick chocolate and flowers up on my way home and risk the vendor being out of what I had my heart set on? Each year I tell myself, okay this year will be different… and it kind of is. Then we end up standing in an hour long line at our favorite restaurant and…

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    Can Traveling Make You More Resilient?

    A better life is virtually impossible without a succinct and clearly defined vision. What is a vision? A vision is a preferable picture of the future. A man without a vision is a man without a future, a man without a future will always go back to his past. Whenever you lack a clearly defined picture of the future, you tend to focus on your yesterday.         -Bernard Branson Traveling is undeniably the best way for us to see what’s out there -and then what’s inside. Our little adventures helps us do more than imagine a different life or a different culture. It inspires us to go in…

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    Where I Found My Happy

    Last month I focused on zooming in on what makes me happy.  I knew it was going to be a challenge to take time for myself, especially because I knew I would be on the road… but I thought it would be easy! I mean I already had a go-to list of things that made me happy. anything and everything purple unicorns Hello Kitty chocolate the smell of books Or so I thought. I certainly love these things! Thinking or seeing this kind of stuff can make me squeal with delight or bring a warm cozy feeling, but by themselves they don’t represent my happiness.  All month long I thought about finding my happy…

  • Postcards from Life

    Through the Lens 7/16

    Welcome to our very first ‘Through the Lens’ post! This is a scavenger type post that will run through the rest of the month.  With a focus on mental health and personal well-being. When this Linky runs  it will have a subject or theme.  Hopefully one that will inspire you to think about what makes you happy, and one that will encourage you to take the time to capture those memories.  What is a Linky? It is a method where you can grab a URL or upload a picture that adds to the conversation. Memories that might not mean as much today as they will later on… When I was in…

  • Sweet Honey Iced Tea

    Mental S.H.I.T.

    Ladies and Gents and Wanders abound, we gather here today on this fine and possibly imaginary sweltering sun to gossip about all things twisted up in our heads.  If you are interested in Linking with us, here are a couple of things you should keep in mind: You can use this meetup to bring awareness to a wide range of mental issues.  You can share your own experiences. If what you want to share is graphic in nature or is a sensitive issue, please be kind enough to put *GRAPHIC* or *TRIGGER* in the title of your link. What Can You do With this Linkup? You can use it to…

  • Weekly *Winks*

    What does this symbol mean?

    Symbols used & Why: The unicorn represents innocence, purity, and healing. The dragon to show the defender & the protector. The phoenix to show that no matter the trial we will rise again. Each symbol was placed in the Sam Saeg-ui Taegeuk. A Korean Yin Yang symbol that represents heaven, earth, and humanity. The Unicorn is positioned in Heaven’s section (normally blue I decided to go with Orange to represent new ideas & freedom from limitations. It is also the color of hope during difficult times by giving us permission to move on. In other words it rejuvenates & inspires adventurers to seek their goals. Plus Brian thinks it looks…

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