I have been on the lookout for a coffee maker without any plastic or aluminum parts. I've read too many articles on Wellness Mama about the harm that can be done with leaching, and decided I was done with it. If I get cancer one day, it won't be because of my coffee brewing techniques. … Continue reading GOAT Coffee Maker: Review
I just had a flashback to my high school aerobics gym class. Every Friday we would do yoga and meditations (I know, I know - bougie AF). Our teacher would begin each meditation session by having us close our eyes, and saying that we are "exactly where we need to be." This has resonated with … Continue reading I’m Where I Need To Be
My husband and I are very systematic people. We thrive on routine and schedules. When we're on vacation, there's an Excel sheet that goes along with our days. Letting go is difficult for us. A few months ago, we took a trip to Texas, which included a few days in Austin. While there, we were … Continue reading On Blank Canvas
I wish I could say I was the type of person who woke up every morning, sipped a nice cup of tea and wrote in a journal. I'm not. I try to be, sometimes - but that lasts for a week at most. Last night, I found an old journal of mine, from 2015. Only … Continue reading Dear 20 Year Old Me
Anyone else exhausted? I can taste spring break on my tongue, but it's not quite here yet. My patience is running slim, and my student's are antsy to be out for the summer. It's been a rough week in my classroom. On the bright side - three more Fridays until break! Lets get on with … Continue reading Five Thangs Friday #7
The World Happiness Report came out today, on International Happiness Day, and the United States is the 19th happiest country. Last year, we were the 18th happiest country, and the year before that, we were the 14th happiest. So... what's happening? Why are we, a developed country, failing at happiness? What even is happiness?! How … Continue reading International Happiness Day: Where Do We Stand?!
Is your cup half full? Half empty? I want neither. I want a cup that is so full, that it overflows onto the saucer beneath it. With the self-love, respect and energy that overflows, I want to give to others. I recently heard this quote on a podcast. People always say you can't give unless … Continue reading Don’t Give From Your Cup, Give From Your Saucer