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Finding gratitude in this new year

Today I am thankful for… New Years/new beginnings, snow, good food, my comfy bed, my past adventures, the sun, my cats, reading, meditation, etc. These are a few of the entries from my gratitude journal that I started at the beginning of this year (funky drawings included!). I’ve been wanting to start a gratitude journal […]

Snowfalls lead to magical forests and beautiful walks

For the last week, I’ve been blessed with a winter wonderland and what seemed like non-stop snow falls for days! Now if you don’t know this already, let me tell you… I looooove snow! It makes me feel like a little kid from the moment I see my first snowflake in the very first snow […]

Meditation: a daily act to love yourself and to love life

Love. Understanding. Forgiveness. Trust. Compassion. Kindness. Peace. These are a few of the words that I use during my meditations. I breathe in love for myself and I breathe out love for the Universe and everyone in it. Breathe in: “I am love, I love myself” Breathe out: “I love the Universe and all those […]

5 Skills Everybody Should Have

I love positive messages like these and little reminders to improve my life and how I can help improve the lives of all those around me (or miles away, for that matter). While it can be absolutely wonderful to hold company with others, some of the best moments in your life will be those when […]

In the middle

The other day, I took a walk in the woods. In the middle of the walk, in the middle of the forest, as it happened, there was an unexpected, beautiful little spot. It’s a reservoir surrounded by trees, a pathway with benches, and in the water there is a floating island of trees and bushes. […]