How learning to say “NO” changed my life and helped me learn self-care

I’m sure at some point most people want to say “NO” to certain people and situations. Haven’t we all? Saying no to the partner who doesn’t treat us right, or the boss who asks us to do something we don’t agree with, or the friend who lies to us and we still are friends with them.

I used to be that person who put up with these kinds of situations. The unhealthy relationships, the jerk bosses and the friends who don’t deserve to be in my life. It drained me. It sucked the life out of me, and I gave up on being happy about my future. It was depressing.

One day earlier this year I put my foot down, and started saying “NO” to these situations….and things started to turn around for me in a positive way.

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How to be Happy

In a world where drama is celebrated more than compassion, how do you Stay Happy?

Some people will tell you it’s impossible. Those people are probably sitting at home with a bag of chips watching tv instead of working towards their goals.

It really IS possible, and it’s a lot easier than you think. Read on. Continue reading

Feeling honored

I feel so blessed to know that I have made a positive impact in the lives of some of my friends. When I post things on facebook, I mostly focus on only posting things that are positive and happy. I try to stay away from anything negative, because it’s just not pleasant to read about people complaining all the time. Continue reading

A Journey of a Lifetime

Today is the Winter Solstice, and it brings with it some powerful energy and vibrations.

I feel some amazing changes happening in my life and it is the most incredible personal journey I have ever experienced. I have been very stubborn my whole life. This has partly benefited me but has also held me back. It has gotten me through some very tough situations but has also prevented me from being open to the changes in life that I should have made a long time ago. I wish I had made them sooner, but it took some very hard lessons for me to finally let go and be willing to change. Continue reading

When good things happen

I have been feeling down lately because of my tailbone injury. I never imagined how much life could be different and how we take things for granted such as being able to comfortably sit down. Having to lay on my stomach all the time has gotten frustrating but its part of trying to heal. After 6 weeks i have gotten tired of it and really frustrated. I have been aware of some good things happening to me as if to say ‘don’t give up.’ Continue reading