How to Be Happier | 10 Happiness-Promoting Practices + Over 10 Happy Quotes to Share

How to Be Happier | 10 Happiness-Promoting Practices

What is Happiness? There are a million ways to define happiness. “Be happy. Be bright. Be you.” The dictionaries define happiness as Delighted, pleased, or glad, as over a particular thing; OR Characterized by or indicative of pleasure, contentment, or joy (Dictionary.com). OR A state of well-being and contentment; OR A pleasurable or satisfying experience…

7 Tips for Surviving Midnight Shifts | and other odd shifts

How to Survive Midnight Shifts and other odd shifts

Have you been hired into work a midnight shift and you have no idea how you will survive? This happened to me. I am NOT a late-night person. I am the type of person who has a strict sleep schedule, which I rarely stray from. Before hiring in to do midnights, I was going to…

My Gratitude Journey | Meaningful Artwork

My Gratitude Journey | Meaningful Artwork

I’ve titled this post ‘My Gratitude Journey,’ though it is mainly about a piece of artwork I spent a year creating and the story behind it. Warning, I have to get a little vulnerable to tell this story. The Back Story I’d like to start from the beginning. I was in a toxic relationship which…

Seeing the World from Another Angle: Developmental Disabilities

Seeing the World from Another Angle: Developmental Disabilities

This Guest Post was written by Wrae Sanders of Brave Wings Coaching. Wrae is a life coach in Louisville, Kentucky and a mom of three with a BA in Clinical Psychology. When She is not working, she can be found reading or listening to podcasts. I hope you enjoy what she has to say about…

65 Encouraging Journal Prompts + 10 Quotes

65 Encouraging Journal Prompts + 10 Quotes

Journaling is such a good way to destress and stay mentally healthy. I generally use journaling as a debrief at the end of my day or to encourage and motivate me at the beginning. Here are 65 encouraging journaling prompts. Encouraging Statements Name 5 qualities you like about yourself. Write about a time where you…

I Love Summer Because It’s My Happy Place

I Love Summer Because It Is My Happy Place

Summer is by far my favorite season, I love everything about it. Like, I can’t think of something I dislike about it. If I had to pick three things that I love most about summer it would be the heat, the happy atmosphere, and the activities. Summer Activities Don’t get me wrong, I love my…

The Importance of Self-Love: I Challenge You To 30 Days of Self-Love!

30 Days of Self Care Challenge FEATURED

Are you up for a challenge!? Awesome! I challenge you to 30 days of self-love! For the next 30 days, pamper yourself! Why is it Important to Love Yourself? My question is, why wouldn’t you want to? The key to happiness in life is loving yourself. How can you love someone, or expect them to love…

How to Set Up the Perfect Bath for Relaxation

How to set up the perfect bath

You’ve come home from a stressful day at work or school. How do you de-stress? A Bath! Setting up a nice relaxing bath is a science. It requires not only a relaxing bath but a relaxing bath environment. I am here to tell you exactly how to set up the perfect relaxation bath. This article…

Working As A Direct Care Worker: How Kindness Can Make Difference

THe Power Of Kindness and Forgiveness FEATURED

What is a Direct Care Worker? If you have read my “about me“ page you already know that I currently work as a direct care worker. What is a direct care worker you might ask? Well, a direct care worker is someone who works in a group home. A group home houses people with special needs…

Top 5 Essential Oils for Every Day Use

Top 5 Essential Oils for EveryDay Use

I absolutely LOVE using essential oils. Essential oils have a long list of uses and each essential oil has its own unique benefits. They can be used topically, meaning they can be applied to the skin. They can be taken in capsules like medication and sometimes added to food and water in order to enhance…