“[Archive]”: Daily Quote: Advice to Better Your Interpersonal Relationship

“The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise, we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them. ” –Thomas Merton “What’s the worst thing I’ve stolen? Probably little pieces of other people’s lives. Where I’ve either wasted their time or hurt them in some way. That’s the … Continue reading “[Archive]”: Daily Quote: Advice to Better Your Interpersonal Relationship

Daily Tidbit: Healthy Foods You Should Try

Below is a list of some healthy foods I have in or want to incorporate into my diet: Chia Seeds: one ounce contains 11 grams of fiber Asparagus: low in carbs and calories but loaded with vitamin K (regulates normal blood clotting) Tuna: low in fat but high in protein Coconut Oil: can help lose belly fat and is loaded with powerful fatty acids called … Continue reading Daily Tidbit: Healthy Foods You Should Try

Daily Tidbit + Book Suggestion: The Gifts of Imperfection, by Brené Brown

“Perfectionism is a self-destructive and addictive belief that fuels this primary thought: If I look perfect, and do everything perfectly, I can avoid or minimize the painful feelings of shame, judgment, and blame.” -Brené Brown   For more insight like this, read “The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are” by Brené Brown https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/159285849X/wwwbrenebrown-20?tag=wwwbrenebrown-20 Continue reading Daily Tidbit + Book Suggestion: The Gifts of Imperfection, by Brené Brown

On Writing: How to start Journaling for Mental and Emotional Health

You have probably heard of journaling as a cliche therapy practice. Journaling is recommended to help you start to process your feelings and to help you start to get in touch with things from your past that may be affecting your emotions now.   I have spent the latter part of the last few years resisting journaling. I was always afraid of what I would … Continue reading On Writing: How to start Journaling for Mental and Emotional Health

Daily Tidbit: Mark Vonnegut

“Art is lunging forward without certainty about where you are going or how to get there, being open to and dependent on what luck, the paint, the typo, the dissonance, give you. Without art you’re stuck with yourself as you are and life as you think life is.” – Mark Vonnegut Today, May 11th, is Mark Vonnegut’s birthday! Born in 1947, he is an American … Continue reading Daily Tidbit: Mark Vonnegut