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…

Grounding Yourself

My head is in the clouds, I’m feeling so overwhelmed and stressed, life is throwing curveballs, and nothing seems to be going my way…. Aaaah what do I do… HELP! We all have moments like this when nothing is going right and we just want to throw in the towel. We can’t get our bearings…

Meet Ashely

I met Ashely off of Instagram this past year and I don’t remember what initially connected us, but I’m so glad we did meet! I’m also so blessed and happy we got to spend both of our birthdays this past year together as well. Ashely is an amazing person who is fun, real, positive, down…

Embracing You

    “We are all broken. That’s how the light gets in.” – Ernest Hemingway Brokenness, flaws, imperfections…. These are all viewed with a negative connotation today. Why is it that our flaws or differences from someone else should be viewed as strange or wrong? Why not embrace those flaws because that is what makes…

Finding the Strength in You.

“Hey It’s Mikaela here! I wanted to start the year off strong and positively so I asked my gorgeous and amazing friend Krystina to be my guest blogger for the day. I hope you enjoy her post as much as I do. So without further ado….. my agape mou Krystina!” Happy New Year to you…