Whenever I Lack, I Give

Recently, I either read or heard, "Whenever I feel like I'm lacking, I give." ...more

WTF Is Dry Brushing

I am kinda loving all the healthy living tools going viral. Dry brushing being one of them that I am beyond obsessed with. Haven't heard of the dry brushing trend?! I've got your back and am here to tell you WTF is dry brushing!...more

When Too Much Self-Help Can Lead To Self-Destruction

I am a self-help junkie, but lately, I am starting to realize this is not necessarily a good thing. See, I am also a perfectionist. Well, a self-proclaimed recovering perfectionist. I struggle daily with perfection and letting go of it.per·fec·tion noun 1. the state or quality of being or becoming perfect. 2. the highest degree of proficiency, skill, or excellence, as in some art. 3. a perfect embodiment or example of something....more

March: In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb {and Why Forgiveness Is Easy}

The old idiom that the month of March "goes in like a lion, and out like a lamb" generally refers to the weather. It's a time when the winter sheds it's layers of snow to make way for the flowers and sunshine of the spring. {Inhale flip flops, exhale snow boots.} I love spring. It may be my favorite time of year. There's something super magical to me about leaving anything that is all too dreadful {like snow days, salt trucks, cracking lips and cabin fever} for something that makes life just feel so new and renewed, so fresh and promising. ...more

Desire Map Book Club

About three weeks ago, Sheena, the owner of Raw Republic here in New Orleans, reached out about starting a book club. Knowing the authors she carries in her store, we both knew we were meant to join in, so we did. Two weeks in and we are loving every second of it!...more

Clutch Trick: How To Get What You Desire

 "A desire is anything but frivolous. It is the interface between you and thatwhich is greater than you. No desire is meaningless or inconsequential.If it pulls you, even a little bit, it will take everyone higher. Desire is where...more

Can You Be Happy For 100 Days?

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Every Little Thing She Does is Magic: A Love Letter to A

I've spent quite a few Valentine's Days in my short 29 years writing love letters to boys. Boys who quit me. Boys who broke my heart. Boys who were never worth the pen to the paper. This year, I'm writing to myself because, let's be real here, I honestly love ME more than all the stars in the sky (sorry Chris from the sixth grade. I take it back.) ...more

All That Glitters: A Love Note To L

We have the power to celebrate and love ourselves. We have the power to show love to all that glitters within us, and that's what I'm doing today.I'm currently on a journey to fall madly in love with myself. The idea to write myself a love letter was perfect, and I knew it would help me on my journey. Turning inward to see what I love about who I am was eye-opening and touching. I totally recommend writing a love letter to yourself!...more