Valentine’s Day… bouquets of roses, boxes of chocolates, romantic cards….. Love is in the air and happiness seems to be oozing from every place you go and everywhere you look. In reality though, any love that you will find outside of your house is not as important as making sure you have self-love and that you are taking care of yourself. While Valentine’s Day has been commercialized into a day all about couples and gifts from others, don’t forget about the most important gift. The gift you can give yourself that day and every day. All the self-care, love, and attention you deserve.
Essential! To identify them, seek them out, and fully enjoy them. It is imperative to remember the value happiness and these extra sparks of joy can bring to our lives. Many of us know what brings happiness to our lives. It may be time with family and friends, enjoying a new book, or cuddling with a beloved pet. These […]
I often look back on my life and think to myself how I have changed over the years, what milestones in my life help create who I am today. Some of those major life events include getting my college degrees, getting married and having my daughter. These were some of the happiest moments in my […]
Social Media has created a “culture of humiliation” with cyberbullying now a constant in our digital lives. We all make mistakes in our early 20’s, but what happens when those mistakes are broadcast across all social media? Social media has seen an increase in public humiliation, cyber bullying, and trolling, impacting peoples lives both mentally […]
I was always good at writing in school but once school was over, I quit journaling. Not necessarily for a reason, but I just moved on to other things. Then, I got a chronic illness and I was filled with mixed emotions, grief, and sadness. My solution – sorting it all out on paper. I […]
After the recent tragic news of Caroline Flack sadly taking her own life, I think as a society we need to take action against the kind of social media abuse she received over the upcoming court case. I will not go into details about the case. Firstly, it’s not my main point of this […]
We are now in the age that it no longer takes one job to pay the bills but now it can take two or even three to put food on the table. Why has this changed the dynamics in how we work and enjoy life, well there are many different factors some completely out of […]
With storms Ciara and Dennis behind us but more cold weather on the way, the best thing to do on days like these is to stay in and keeping safe. Staying in all weekend when there’s stormy weather outside can be awesome, especially when you make The Lazy Weekend List. The best thing about this […]
Changing up your décor may sound wildly exciting… until you realize that your flair for design isn’t what you wished it was and that your color contrasting skills are lacking. So, what do you do, especially if you are on a tight budget? Here’s some great options!