Rediscover Your Passion

For a while now I have had people asking me to write a bit about my background in music and my experiences. I also have had people ask me to talk about a trauma I was able to overcome and grow stronger from… So I thought I would share my musical journey. Some of my…

Pan Metron Ariston

Παν μέτρον άριστον (Pan Metron Ariston): Everything in measure/moderation – Kleovoulos o Lindios (6th century BC.) Harmony, balance…Words we strive to live by and attain to in our every day lives. We do our best to work towards that perfect middle ground with everything we do. That middle ground where we aren’t stressed or over…

Don’t Forget You

How often do you find yourself supporting and being there for those around you… caring, loving, encouraging your friends, but leaving yourself out of the loop? You give and give and give to all those around you and then there is nothing there for yourself. You’re all worn out and hollow feeling, and so ignore…

Taking my life back

By Spyros Krokidis Mikaela here… I am so excited and honored to have my friend Spyros as my guest blogger today. His transformation story is so incredibly inspiring!  Sitting in a hospital writing my last will and testament made me ask myself certain uncomfortable questions. How did I get this way? When did I become…

Love and more LOVE

One of my favorite topics to talk about is LOVE! Love is always the answer to me in any situation. I try to love everyone that crosses my path and love as Jesus loves. AGAPE! I definitely notice I love every person who crosses my path a bit differently. No I do not love anyone…

Living from the Heart

 Written by Aaron Abke I am very excited to have Aaron Abke as my guest blogger today!! I asked him to share a little something about living from the heart and loving yourself! I hope you enjoy. xo Does falling in love require any “effort”? Is it even a “choice”? Or does it feel like…

Pay it Forward

Imagine this…. You are standing in line at your local coffee shop. You might have been having a bumpy morning and just really want your coffee fix. Getting to the counter you say your order and then take out your card to pay, but the person behind the counter said the customer ahead of you…

Finding a Lifeline in Fitness

We all have those special things that we do that get us through the hard times. The special things that are our ways of self-care that combat the doubt and depression. Music, cooking, drawing, getting outdoors, writing… etc. For myself personally, and I know for a lot of people as well, my main way to…

Sophrosyne

Sophrosyne (N.) A healthy state of mind, characterized by self-control, moderation, and a deep awareness of one’s true self, and resulting in true happiness.   Yet another Greek word with so much meaning and beauty in just that one SINGLE word! How do the Greeks do that!? There’s never just one English word to go…

Resilience

      Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.  Winston Churchill   Resilience means the capacity to absorb energy from disruption. Absorb it, learn from it and move on. Don’t let the disruption keep you down. Nope get right back up! You fall seven times,…

Be the Bee

We all know what a common honeybee looks like buzzing around from flower to flower, little and cute with stripes and fuzz all over. I always chuckle when I see a little bee butt sticking out of a bloom, wriggling because the bee is so happy to be eating the sweetness of the flower. These…

Meraki

Meraki- To do something with soul, creativity, or love; to put something of yourself in your work   We have another Greek word that holds so much meaning to me and cannot be defined or translated into just one English word. It is a feeling, an act, an action….. The process of putting your soul…