adventures, fitness, Mental Health, Uncategorized

Quiet Contemplation and Reflection

Around here we try to take the time to reflect on our actions, thoughts and words frequently, but, as with all things, life gets the best of us and it gets lost in the shuffle. So, Sunday's are a day for some reflection and introspection. For myself, it's easy to sit and think about the… Continue reading Quiet Contemplation and Reflection

family, Mental Health, Parenting

Life As A Military Spouse

What’s it like being a military spouse? How do you handle the distance and separation? How do you deal with frequent moves? What’s it like having to do everything alone? These are a few of the questions I’ve been asked over the years. Today I want to touch on some of these and give you… Continue reading Life As A Military Spouse

fitness, Mental Health

Yoganuary: Body, Mind, and Soul

Community. Gratitude. Hope. Kindness. Strength. Vulnerability.  What do those words mean to you? For me, they are a small part of the feelings I went through during Yoganuary. I discussed it a bit in my first post this year, and I shared the journey on Instagram every day, but I want to talk about the… Continue reading Yoganuary: Body, Mind, and Soul

Mental Health, Reading & Writing

The Positives and Negatives of Social Media, and How to Maintain Balance

Let’s talk about social media a little bit. I have been on social media much more in the past few months than the last few years, honestly. Since starting a blog and working on a novel I have felt motivated to connect with the writing community far more, and likewise with the fitness community because… Continue reading The Positives and Negatives of Social Media, and How to Maintain Balance

Mental Health, Reading & Writing, Uncategorized

New Year… Same Me!

Resolutions. I mentioned in my New Year’s Even post that I don’t make them. I don’t believe in creating a concrete idea for what I am *going to do* in the next year. It is too hard, in my opinion, to ensure that you will do something you set out to do. Not because it’s… Continue reading New Year… Same Me!

Mental Health, Uncategorized

My Journey Through the Abyss

Disclaimer: I am not a mental health professional or counselor, these are simply my experiences and opinions. Anxiety. Depression. Mental health. Some might say those are pretty taboo topics, and yet - How many of you can raise a hand and say you’ve experienced some form of anxiety or depression?I’ll start. Me! I’ll start. Me!… Continue reading My Journey Through the Abyss