Personal Transformation Testimony: Handling the Unexpected, Self-Talk, and Staying Healthy

My Story on the Highlight Positive Podcast Do you ever wonder if it's really possible to change your life in a positive way? To think better thoughts about yourself? To finally lose the weight and get healthy (or healthier)? I did for many years. It wasn't until 2016 when I was turning 40 and living [...]

What Does Grief Look Like to You?

Grief Comes in Many Forms Disclaimer: I originally shared this post on my Facebook profile about raising my twin preschool-age grandsons for the past year and grieving the life that I lost in the process.  I'm about to get really real and really raw here people. Because I think it's time. It's time for me [...]

What Are You Thankful For?

Thanksgiving Fail? Or success? Today is Thanksgiving Day in America. A day where many of us have the day off, cook a huge meal and gather with family and friends to give thanks. For me, today was also a realization of how far I’ve come from the overachieving perfectionistic person I once was. This photo of the pumpkin bread I attempted to make this morning is a perfect representation of that. […]

Why I No Longer Make New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions vs. Intentions We made it! We are in a new year and of course, with every new year comes the much-anticipated but often dreaded RESOLUTIONS. For many of us, it's become a dirty word. A negative word. Something that conjures up having to drag yourself to a gym to undo all the [...]

5 Ways to Get in the Mood — Creatively!

Get in the Creative Mood It's hard to get and stay in the creative mood these days, isn't it? We're constantly pulled in a million different directions, stress fills our lives, there's a never-ending to-do list for work and home … It's enough to drive us insane! And quite possibly it is doing just that [...]