Category: Happiness and Joy

Things to Know About Yourself

9 Things You Need to Know About Yourself – and Why

Have you ever wondered how well you know yourself? Are there things you don’t know about yourself that you should?

Those might seem like weird questions. But over the years I’ve learned that it’s important to know yourself well. Because the better you know yourself, the easier it is to create the life you want.… Read more

Midlife Transition - Woman's tattoo wrist, cup of tea, pink and blue flowers

The Struggle with Midlife Transition and How to Empower Yourself

Inside: Overcome the struggles of your “midlife transition.”

I sat on a chair at Ulta and looked in the mirror while a beautiful, dewy-skinned diva applied make-up to my jawline. Once again, I was searching for something better. 

Something to just give me a bit more coverage. To reduce the appearance of fine lines. And … Read more

Red Christmas Ornament "Celebrate"

Find Your Joy This Year with a Simple Christmas

These strategies for a simple Christmas will help you avoid the seasonal stress madness this year. 

Scrolling through Facebook the other day, I noticed a picture of a Christmas Tree in my friend’s feed. Looks like the local retailers are already at it. 

And even though, technically, Christmas is right around the corner, it still … Read more

feeling happier after 40

Feeling Happier After 40 – How to Embrace Midlife

So far, my 40s has been a roller coaster of emotions. You know what else? The roller coaster keeps speeding up. More and more lately I find myself asking, “Where has the time gone?” If you want some tips on how to start feeling happier after 40 and embrace midlife, read on!

If I’m super … Read more

Stop Asking for Permission

Don’t Be Afraid to Be Heard

Today I woke up with a strong feeling that I need to stop asking for permission.

Stop asking for permission.

Those words kept running through my mind as I quietly made coffee and sat in the dark living room in front of the fire.

I got out of bed … Read more