Finding Energy

Have you had days where you have energy in complete abundance and others where you are struggling just to exist? I have had plenty of instances of both. In my quest to harness the maximum amount of energy each day, I have found resources which differentiate several types of energy and how to recognize deficienciesContinue reading “Finding Energy”

I Actually Hiked!!

If you’ve been following this blog, or if you’ve known me for more than an hour, you know when it comes to outdoor activities, I’m scared of my own shadow. I didn’t grow up hiking or camping and never really ran into it on my journey thus far. But in my newest job, my colleagueContinue reading “I Actually Hiked!!”

Defining Love

And so begins the month of February, where you can find sizable, shiny red heart-shaped boxes filled with all shapes and sizes of chocolate, seizing all the market opportunities associated with Valentine’s Day. Over the last few weeks, I’ve read and watched some incredible books and movies, taking me on a journey through all kindsContinue reading “Defining Love”

Family & the Relaunch

Hello again! I have missed everyone! I took some time out to rethink my blog and its direction. I’ve completely redesigned the site for more pop, better readability and better imagery. As always, I’m looking to grow my audience and more photos will make it easier to promote on social media. Definitely check out theContinue reading “Family & the Relaunch”

Stirring Up Some Controversy

This week I posted a New York Times article to my facebook page which celebrated the fact that Manafort and Cohen were being held accountable for their actions and that we were getting closer to proving that Trump is no different from them. Subsequently, 46 comments showed up to either support or disagree with theContinue reading “Stirring Up Some Controversy”

6 Ways to Keep Your Vacation Alive

Returning from vacation is always bittersweet. You have the amazing memories you’ve created while away, but you also face harsh reality when you get back to your normal life as you know it. The pressures of work, family and duty can drain you quickly of all that relaxation you are trying so desperately to keepContinue reading “6 Ways to Keep Your Vacation Alive”

I Am My Scars

“I am not a stranger to the dark Hide away, they say ‘Cause we don’t want your broken parts I’ve learned to be ashamed of all my scars Run away, they say No one’ll love you as you are” -From The Greatest Showman, “This is Me” by Justin Paul and Benj Pasek If you haven’t seen The GreatestContinue reading “I Am My Scars”

The Dark

The week’s news was filled with the loss of two greats to suicide, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. In reading the coverage, the most informed sources reference the reality of depression. It is misunderstood by many, except by those who live with it.  Jenny Lawson in her blog and in her books, speaks often aboutContinue reading “The Dark”