Depression

This is a difficult post for me to write. I don’t open up about this topic very often, and I don’t think I have on here when I was actually going through it but I felt like I should now. My depression is returning. Or has returned. There are certain signs I have been noticing […]

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5 Ways to Change Your Story

When I say “change your story” I am referring to the loop of thoughts that run through your mind on a regular basis about who you are and the experiences you’ve had in your past. Why is your story important? What you believe about people or situations affects every decision you make. It changes the […]

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Happy New Year!! and My Top 5 Resolutions for 2019!

Yep, I’m climbing up on the new year post bandwagon for the first time.  This is mainly because if 2018 has done anything, it’s show me a few places I need to put in some work. Also because, you know, I haven’t posted anything in a while and…new year – new beginnings, right?  (Spoiler alert: […]

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Tuesday Treat Day – Girl Power!

I was browsing around on Amazon this weekend, as I sometimes do, and came across a shopping list someone posted that inspired me.  Because yeah, we women rock!! Links from Amazon.com are affiliate links.  There is no extra charge for you, but I will make a small amount if you purchase from my link. ♠♠♠♠♠♠♠♠♠♠ […]

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Thoughts for Thursday

I’m on this kick lately where I want to be a positive, happy, kind person. Emphasis on ‘kind’ because that’s the main goal I’m working on. Kindness towards other people, but also kindness to myself because I believe you must take care of yourself in order to be able to help others. My mind hasn’t […]

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Come and Sit a Spell

‘Sit a Spell’ is a Southern phrase meaning to enter a particular place and relax for a short period or ‘spell’.  It’s a time of fellowship, friendship, and (usually) gossip.  The front porch visits on hot summer days with lots of ‘bless her hearts’, sweet tea sippin’, and slowly rocking or swinging all your troubles […]

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Thoughts for Thursday

Last week I talked a little about being a nicer person. It’s something that’s been on my mind for a little while now and something I’ve begun to work on for myself. Being a kind person is a noble trait, but a conversation with someone over the weekend reminded me this can sometimes be harder […]

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