Happiness: How To Have Your Cake and Eat It Too (Yes, It’s Possible!)

Happiness: How To Have Your Cake and Eat It Too (Yes, It’s Possible!)

"The secret to having it all is...knowing you already do." One of the most common questions I get asked is, "how do you do it all?" Between working full-time, raising my son and chasing my dreams (this website!) it's not always easy — but there is always time for everything I want to do, and [...]

5 Things to Quit Right Now If You Want to Be Happy

5 Things to Quit Right Now If You Want to Be Happy

"Happiness is not out there, it's inside of you."  Happiness isn't some esoteric or out-of-reach state of being — it's a natural part of life that's attainable for us all. However, oftentimes we hold ourselves back from happiness because we believe happiness is contingent upon other people, circumstances and/or it's something we have to find [...]

Happiness Chronicles: 5 Simple Ways to Feel Joyful Every Day

Happiness Chronicles: 5 Simple Ways to Feel Joyful Every Day

"The key to being happy is knowing you have the power to choose what to accept and what to let go." - Dodinsky Happiness isn't achieved through perfection — it's achieved once we accept life as it is, imperfections and all. By accepting life's imperfections rather than resisting them, we can reach a joyous state [...]

Why You Need To Stop Being Hard On Yourself And Give Yourself Some Credit!

Why You Need To Stop Being Hard On Yourself And Give Yourself Some Credit!

"Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible." - Frank Zappa https://youtu.be/ETblz50MDOc It's Thursday morning and the pitter patter of little feet echo down the hallway in my apartment. My ears perk up as the sound draws closer, and soon I see my smiling 4-year-old son racing towards me. "Mama! Mama! Guess what!?" He [...]

A Sad Person’s Guide To Happiness

A Sad Person’s Guide To Happiness

Sadness. Depression. Anxiety. Self-loathing. Have you ever experienced any of these things? When I was a teenager I used to hate myself — I had no appreciation for my life or anything in it. Until one day when I woke up and realized I couldn't keep on "living" the way I had been living. I needed to make a decision, and I needed to do it ASAP. My options were simple: Exit this life or start TRULY living it...I chose to live, and these are the 9 guiding principles that I learned along the way. They brought happiness back into my life, and I hope they will do the same for you. Read, share, enjoy. Xx

7 Wise Lessons on Motherhood From 7 Wise Mamas

7 Wise Lessons on Motherhood From 7 Wise Mamas

If you’re caught in the trenches of motherhood, and on the verge of snapping (again!) at those babies you love so much, or if you’re in the process of becoming a mother (pregnant, adopting, step-moming — whatever the case may be) don’t fret, you aren’t alone! Here are 7 wise lessons from 7 wise mama’s just like you, with some serious wisdom to share, so don’t despair mama! It’s going to be alright. Here’s what you need to know: