Zen Living: Apple Cinnamon Stovetop Potpourri

You’d never know it was fall if you were judging by the weather, but in my home, fall is on full force. I recently discovered a new delight I’d like to share today- apple cinnamon stovetop potpourri! Here is where technology fails me a little, because here is where I’d want to share the smell…… Continue reading Zen Living: Apple Cinnamon Stovetop Potpourri

“So you like, worship that fat guy?”: Explaining Buddhism

Believe it or not, Buddhism has nothing to do with actually worshipping “that fat guy.” But to those who are unfamiliar with Buddhism, it means little else. I’ve been getting a lot of questions about Buddhism lately, so I thought I would post some facts about the philosophy as a small reference. This is just a…… Continue reading “So you like, worship that fat guy?”: Explaining Buddhism

How to Climb Out of a Funk: Holistic Healing for Bad Days

I’m pretty sure everyone can relate to the term “bad day.” It doesn’t matter how zen you are- bad days happen. Things fall apart. Life jumps in your face. You can’t let go of something someone said to you. You stub your toe- you know those days. The days where everything just feels like shit.…… Continue reading How to Climb Out of a Funk: Holistic Healing for Bad Days

Curious about Meditation? Here’s How To Begin

But my mind won’t shut up. I can’t just sit there for any length of time. I’d like to meditate, but I don’t have the time. Do you recognize these phrases? I sure do! I used to tell myself these exact same things before I decided to practice meditation regularly. I wouldn’t be surprised if…… Continue reading Curious about Meditation? Here’s How To Begin

Saturday Vibes

Happy Saturday beautiful people! Ahhh, the best day of the week (in my opinion). Have you got any fun plans for the day? My fiancĂ© and I are going to purchase a washer and a dryer, and I’m so excited. I’m pretty sure getting excited over a washer and dryer means I’m a full blown…… Continue reading Saturday Vibes

Rise and Shine, Sunshine

I don’t know about you, but it’s soooooo difficult for me to wake up in the morning. It always has been- I missed the bus for school more times than I can count, and even though I showed up for my early morning classes during college and I’m always on time for work now, I’m…… Continue reading Rise and Shine, Sunshine

3 Steps to Take to Be Proud of Yourself

Be proud. More specifically, be proud of who you are. Like what you like, and always remember- you don’t have to offer anyone an explanation for it. There are a lot of sad stories out there about people who listened to what other people told them to be or feel or do or like and…… Continue reading 3 Steps to Take to Be Proud of Yourself