Year: 2020

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Lowered expectations produces better results

This year I lowered my expectations. It doesn’t mean I lowered my standards, there’s a difference. It means I no longer strive for perfection because I don’t have anything to prove to anyone but myself. This year has been physically and emotionally draining. Throughout the struggles caused by the pandemic, I’ve come out stronger on […]

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PTSD in a Pandemic

No one talks about what it’s like living with PTSD in a pandemic. On one hand, the thought of social distancing is quite appealing, on the other it’s terrifying. Terrifying in the sense that it’s lonely, appealing in the sense that it keeps us “safe.” Let’s talk about what the term “safe” even means. Safety […]

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Mom friends, Self-care and Validation

Sometimes it takes getting away to find yourself. Through motherhood, we often find ourselves displaced, lost in the shuffle. Any time we attempt to practice self-care, guilt trickles on. So what gives? Why is it that we are so eager and available to give so much of ourselves to others yet we can’t give it […]

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What is there to be thankful for in a pandemic?

This year seems to be filled with more negatives than positives, the only positives being the number of rising COVID cases around the world. Let’s take a moment to reflect a bit this Thanksgiving shall we? If you have your health, you have more to be grateful for than you realize, especially during an unprecedented […]

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Pandemic Panic Through the Holidays

Are you the glass is half full or half empty type of person? If you aren’t sure what I mean by that, ask yourself this: When the pandemic began, did you panic and fear the worst, or did you remain calm and find a solution? While a pandemic is enough to make anyone panic, there’s […]

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Short Hair, Don’t Care

My journey with short hair started in the military. I absolutely hated having to twist my long locks into a sock bun. My basic military training instructor told me I looked like I had a blooming onion from Outback Steakhouse on the back of my head. That’s when I made the decision to cut my […]

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Signs You Aren’t Living Up To Your Fullest Potential:

1.) You constantly worry about what other people think When we live our life for others, we suppress our own happiness. Your life is yours and yours alone. 2.) You feel constant anxiety over your future and how it may play out. Anxiety is the habit of worrying about what we can’t control. Often times […]

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The Goddess Handbook

Welcome to the Goddess Handbook. Your one stop shop to helping you feel beautiful from the inside out. A little about me: 1.) My mother was Venus, my father was Zeus, and I fell from the sky. I have two earth parents, two earth siblings and two earth children. 2.) I have a cardiac doctor […]

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