6 Ways to Help Find Your Christmas Spirit This Season

6 Ways to Help Find Your Christmas Spirit This Season

Most of the time when I tell someone I am from Buffalo, their reaction is "There is so much snow there." Which is absolutely true! Not to mention, a great way to get into the Christmas spirit! My favorite scent is when you can smell the first snowfall coming. It's a particular change in the [...]

The Girls’ Weekend that Changed My Life: Part 1 – Self-Discovery

The Girls’ Weekend that Changed My Life: Part 1 – Self-Discovery

Last week in my 10 Ways to Practice Self-Love post, I mentioned that I was participating in a yoga retreat. This was a big deal for me because I have always encouraged and coached other women to invest in themselves, however, I never made a large investment in myself. I always invested in myself through [...]

I’m a Recovering People Pleaser – Is That Okay?

I’m a Recovering People Pleaser – Is That Okay?

Increasingly I have noticed more memes, blog posts, articles, books, and pod casts surrounding the topic of “people pleasing.” People pleasing is a behavior pattern in which someone spends a great deal of their time helping others. They are usually the people you can always count on, they are always reliable, they are never late, [...]

Why Long-Distance Relationships DO work.

Why Long-Distance Relationships DO work.

Anyone who has ever been in a long-distance relationship knows the crazy look people give you when you tell them. Long-distance relationships aren't ideal, but in 2017 when most families have two-income households, jobs can make remaining in the same city difficult. In August, 2017, I started a long-distance relationship with my long-term, live-in boyfriend, [...]